Welcome to Los Gatos High School Music!
The Concerts will be Live-Streamed!
KCAT is ready to go to film and live stream our LGHS/FMS Concert Series this week! Please feel free to share the link below - to tonight's Choir Concerts - with friends and family members who cannot attend this evening.
Concerts begin at 6 PM this evening (RJF Open Choir, LGHS Concert Choir, RJF Sing A Capella Choir, RJF & LGHS Combined Men's Song) and 7 PM (RJF Women's Choir, RJF Mixed Choir, LGHS Women's Choir, LGHS Chamber Choir).
There will be two more links coming - one to tomorrow night's Orchestra Concert and the last to Thursday night's Band Concerts.
Thank you to KCAT!
- Choir (3/21): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iwc7uPU82Zw
- Orchestra (3/22): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwzglQUgygs
- Band (3/23): TBD
Spain 2018 informational kickoff meeting, Wednesday March 15th, 7:00 PM, LGHS Library: Please join us on Wednesday for our informational meeting about the tour or Barcelona, Valencia and Madrid. The trip will be held over Spring Break (April 5 – 14, 2018) and promises to provide an amazing look into Spanish culture and a truly memorable experience for your student. At the meeting, we will be providing an overview of the trip itinerary, performance venues, costs, and more details about the schedule leading up to the trip.
There is a nascent web page that will contain information and updates about the Spain trip: http://lghsmusic.org/spain2018.
We're trying to guage interest and have created a very short, totally anonymous and non-binding survey. if you have a moment, we'd love to get your responses. The survey can be found here. Thanks!
General Info About the Music Program
Los Gatos High School is proud to offer a comprehensive music program for students in grades 9-12, with a AAAA marching band and color guard, 2 concert bands, 2 orchestras, 3 choirs, 1 jazz band, 2 courses in music theory, and a percussion techniques class. The program also offers indoor winter guard and a winter percussion ensemble.
LGHS Music ensembles have recently earned multiple accolades, including CMEA Unanimous Superior ratings, Heritage Music Festival program sweepstakes, a major Reno Jazz Festival Combo award, and several top percussion awards at WGI and NCPA regional and western championships. LGHS has been recognized as a Grammy Signature School Semi-Finalist and in 2014-2015 received a NAMM Foundation SupportMusic Merit Award. In addition, LGHS students frequently land top spots in county and state honor bands.
Every four years, the program embarks on an international summer performance tour. In 2014, concert, orchestra, and choir students toured England, where they collaborated with world-renowned American composer Frank Ticheli, performed in major historic venues in London, York, and Harrogate, and participated in the Harrogate International Music Festival. Click on Photos & Videos to see and hear our music students deliver those, and other, world-class performances.
Due to its tremendous growth in recent years, and the passage of a local bond measure by a community that generously supports music education, LGHS Music will soon enjoy a new home on the Los Gatos High campus, where a state-of the-art facility better suited to meet the needs of a growing program is under development.
Explore this site to learn more about all facets of the program, and be sure to click on the About section to read about our outstanding students, faculty, and boosters parents. LGHS students and families are invited to join the program in its ongoing musical journey—whether by enrolling in one or more of its stellar programs, by volunteering to support its activities, or by attending one or more ensemble performances throughout the year.
See you in class . . . and at the show!