Calendar

Jan
17
Thu
Jazz Ensemble – CMSE 7th & 8th Grade @ Chaska Middle School East
Jan 17 @ 3:40 pm – 4:25 pm

Jazz band is a great extra-curricular elective where you are able to explore an important American music tradition. You will practice, listen to, and perform many styles of jazz influenced music including: the blues, swing, be-bop, Latin-jazz, funk, rock and more! Jazz band is a great way to improve your musicianship skills on your instrument, play different styles of music, and learn about improvisation! ALL BAND INSTRUMENTS ARE WELCOME TO JOIN JAZZ BAND! If you play guitar, bass, piano or drum set this is a great opportunity for you to enhance your musicianship on those instruments. This course is for 7th and 8th grade students at Chaska Middle School East.

Performances:
District 112 Jazz Festival         Saturday, February 9, Chanhassen High School
CMSE Showcase of Talents    Tuesday, March 12,  Chaska Middle School East
Duluth Jazz Festival                TBD   (there will be an additional fee for this trip)
East Jazz Concerts                 Thursday, April 11 Chaska Middle School East

Jan
18
Fri
Country/Bluegrass Ensemble @ Chaska Middle School West
Jan 18 @ 3:45 pm – 4:50 pm

If you love country or bluegrass music, there is now a group for you. The Country/Bluegrass Ensemble may be your first step to becoming a country superstar. This ensemble learns traditional bluegrass styles and current contemporary country hit songs. Performances are then scheduled to give students a chance to show off their skills. We are looking for singers, guitarists, banjo players, mandolin players, steel guitarists, violinists, bass players, and drummers who have at least one year experience on their instruments. Performances at the CMSW Talent Show on Friday, January 11, The Rock-It! Concert on Friday, February 1 and a closing event in February.

Audition is required.

Auditions will be held on Monday, Oct. 8 in the CMSW Band Room at 3:50 p.m. and Wednesday, Oct. 10 in the PRMS Band Room at 3:50 p.m.

Students should choose one of these dates. No sign up is necessary to audition. Audition material will be available in the PRMS, CMSE and CMSW band rooms by Sept. 10. 

 Please don’t register for class until audition results have been posted.

Garage Band @ Chaska Middle School West
Jan 18 @ 3:50 pm – 5:15 pm

Are you looking to be part of a rock band with people who have the same love of music as you do?Then come be part of the District 112 Garage Band.Since 2004, we have been providing students an innovative rock band experience like none other in the Twin Cities area.  Play or sing everything from classic rock to the newest rock with other musicians who love it as much as you do.We are looking for singers, guitarists, keyboardists, bass players, drummers and brass/sax players who have at least two years experience on their instruments.
Performances at Rockin’ The Suburbs in Eden Prairie on Saturday, December 8, the CMSW Talent Show on Friday, January 11, the Rock-It! Concert on Friday, February 1 and a closing event in February.

Audition is required. Auditions will be held on Monday, October 8 in the CMSW Band Room at 3:50 pm and Wednesday, October 10 in the PRM Band Room at 3:50 p.m.

Students should choose one of these dates. No sign up is necessary to audition. Audition material will be available in the PRMS, CMSE, and CMSW band rooms by Sept. 10. Please don’t register for class until audition results have been posted. 

Jan
21
Mon
Country/Bluegrass Ensemble @ Chaska Middle School West
Jan 21 @ 3:45 pm – 4:50 pm

If you love country or bluegrass music, there is now a group for you. The Country/Bluegrass Ensemble may be your first step to becoming a country superstar. This ensemble learns traditional bluegrass styles and current contemporary country hit songs. Performances are then scheduled to give students a chance to show off their skills. We are looking for singers, guitarists, banjo players, mandolin players, steel guitarists, violinists, bass players, and drummers who have at least one year experience on their instruments. Performances at the CMSW Talent Show on Friday, January 11, The Rock-It! Concert on Friday, February 1 and a closing event in February.

Audition is required.

Auditions will be held on Monday, Oct. 8 in the CMSW Band Room at 3:50 p.m. and Wednesday, Oct. 10 in the PRMS Band Room at 3:50 p.m.

Students should choose one of these dates. No sign up is necessary to audition. Audition material will be available in the PRMS, CMSE and CMSW band rooms by Sept. 10. 

 Please don’t register for class until audition results have been posted.

Jan
22
Tue
Choir-Jonathan Chorale @ Jonathan Elementary
Jan 22 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am

4th and 5th Grade students at JES have an opportunity to sing and make music together on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.  Each student will get a t-shirt that they will wear at the concert.  Hope to see you in the music room for the JES Chorale rehearsal!

Join us for a performance on April 23 at JES.

Jazz Ensemble – CMSE 6th Grade @ Chaska Middle School East
Jan 22 @ 3:40 pm – 4:25 pm

Jazz band is a great extra-curricular elective where you are able to explore an important American music tradition. You will be exposed to the many styles of jazz influenced music including: the blues, swing, be-bop, Latin-jazz, funk, rock and more! Jazz band is a great way to improve your musicianship skills on your instrument, play different styles of music, and learn about improvisation! ALL BAND INSTRUMENTS ARE WELCOME TO JOIN JAZZ BAND! If you play guitar, bass, piano or drum set this is a great opportunity for you to enhance your musicianship on those instruments. This course is for 6th grade students at Chaska Middle School East.

2/9/19 – District Jazz Festival at Chanhassen High School – Time TBD
3/12/19 – East Showcase of Talents – CMSE Gym – Time TBD
4/11/19 – East Jazz Concert – CMSE Commons – 6:30 PM

Jan
23
Wed
Choir-Jonathan Chorale @ Jonathan Elementary
Jan 23 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am

4th and 5th Grade students at JES have an opportunity to sing and make music together on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.  Each student will get a t-shirt that they will wear at the concert.  Hope to see you in the music room for the JES Chorale rehearsal!

Join us for a performance on April 23 at JES.

Jan
24
Thu
Jazz Ensemble – CMSE 7th & 8th Grade @ Chaska Middle School East
Jan 24 @ 3:40 pm – 4:25 pm

Jazz band is a great extra-curricular elective where you are able to explore an important American music tradition. You will practice, listen to, and perform many styles of jazz influenced music including: the blues, swing, be-bop, Latin-jazz, funk, rock and more! Jazz band is a great way to improve your musicianship skills on your instrument, play different styles of music, and learn about improvisation! ALL BAND INSTRUMENTS ARE WELCOME TO JOIN JAZZ BAND! If you play guitar, bass, piano or drum set this is a great opportunity for you to enhance your musicianship on those instruments. This course is for 7th and 8th grade students at Chaska Middle School East.

Performances:
District 112 Jazz Festival         Saturday, February 9, Chanhassen High School
CMSE Showcase of Talents    Tuesday, March 12,  Chaska Middle School East
Duluth Jazz Festival                TBD   (there will be an additional fee for this trip)
East Jazz Concerts                 Thursday, April 11 Chaska Middle School East

Jan
25
Fri
Country/Bluegrass Ensemble @ Chaska Middle School West
Jan 25 @ 3:45 pm – 4:50 pm

If you love country or bluegrass music, there is now a group for you. The Country/Bluegrass Ensemble may be your first step to becoming a country superstar. This ensemble learns traditional bluegrass styles and current contemporary country hit songs. Performances are then scheduled to give students a chance to show off their skills. We are looking for singers, guitarists, banjo players, mandolin players, steel guitarists, violinists, bass players, and drummers who have at least one year experience on their instruments. Performances at the CMSW Talent Show on Friday, January 11, The Rock-It! Concert on Friday, February 1 and a closing event in February.

Audition is required.

Auditions will be held on Monday, Oct. 8 in the CMSW Band Room at 3:50 p.m. and Wednesday, Oct. 10 in the PRMS Band Room at 3:50 p.m.

Students should choose one of these dates. No sign up is necessary to audition. Audition material will be available in the PRMS, CMSE and CMSW band rooms by Sept. 10. 

 Please don’t register for class until audition results have been posted.

Garage Band @ Chaska Middle School West
Jan 25 @ 3:50 pm – 5:15 pm

Are you looking to be part of a rock band with people who have the same love of music as you do?Then come be part of the District 112 Garage Band.Since 2004, we have been providing students an innovative rock band experience like none other in the Twin Cities area.  Play or sing everything from classic rock to the newest rock with other musicians who love it as much as you do.We are looking for singers, guitarists, keyboardists, bass players, drummers and brass/sax players who have at least two years experience on their instruments.
Performances at Rockin’ The Suburbs in Eden Prairie on Saturday, December 8, the CMSW Talent Show on Friday, January 11, the Rock-It! Concert on Friday, February 1 and a closing event in February.

Audition is required. Auditions will be held on Monday, October 8 in the CMSW Band Room at 3:50 pm and Wednesday, October 10 in the PRM Band Room at 3:50 p.m.

Students should choose one of these dates. No sign up is necessary to audition. Audition material will be available in the PRMS, CMSE, and CMSW band rooms by Sept. 10. Please don’t register for class until audition results have been posted.