Calendar

Oct
22
Mon
Hip Hop Academy @ Chaska Middle School West
Oct 22 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Today’s music is dominated by hip hop and techno dance influences. If you have always wanted to learn how to create this music or maybe you already are, come be part of our Hip Hop Electronic program. During this course, you will have the opportunity to DJ, rap, create electronic music, mash hits or create your own, freestyle, scratch and learn the hip hop and techno dance genres. We will also have an opportunity to perform. Come be a part of the fun.

Oct
23
Tue
Beginning Guitar @ Chaska Middle School West
Oct 23 @ 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Learn chords, strumming patterns, note reading, tabs and more. By the end of the class you can pick a song of your choice to learn. Method book included. No prior experience needed. Guitars are available if you need one or bring your own. Acoustic or electric.

Oct
26
Fri
Garage Band @ Chaska Middle School West
Oct 26 @ 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. 

Oct
29
Mon
Hip Hop Academy @ Chaska Middle School West
Oct 29 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Today’s music is dominated by hip hop and techno dance influences. If you have always wanted to learn how to create this music or maybe you already are, come be part of our Hip Hop Electronic program. During this course, you will have the opportunity to DJ, rap, create electronic music, mash hits or create your own, freestyle, scratch and learn the hip hop and techno dance genres. We will also have an opportunity to perform. Come be a part of the fun.

Oct
30
Tue
Beginning Guitar @ Chaska Middle School West
Oct 30 @ 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Learn chords, strumming patterns, note reading, tabs and more. By the end of the class you can pick a song of your choice to learn. Method book included. No prior experience needed. Guitars are available if you need one or bring your own. Acoustic or electric.

Nov
2
Fri
Garage Band @ Chaska Middle School West
Nov 2 @ 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. 

Nov
5
Mon
Jazz Ensemble – CMSE 7th & 8th Grade @ Chaska Middle School East
Nov 5 @ 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

Hip Hop Academy @ Chaska Middle School West
Nov 5 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Today’s music is dominated by hip hop and techno dance influences. If you have always wanted to learn how to create this music or maybe you already are, come be part of our Hip Hop Electronic program. During this course, you will have the opportunity to DJ, rap, create electronic music, mash hits or create your own, freestyle, scratch and learn the hip hop and techno dance genres. We will also have an opportunity to perform. Come be a part of the fun.

Nov
6
Tue
Beginning Guitar @ Chaska Middle School West
Nov 6 @ 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Learn chords, strumming patterns, note reading, tabs and more. By the end of the class you can pick a song of your choice to learn. Method book included. No prior experience needed. Guitars are available if you need one or bring your own. Acoustic or electric.

Nov
8
Thu
Jazz Ensemble – CMSE 7th & 8th Grade @ Chaska Middle School East
Nov 8 @ 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