Calendar

Apr
26
Thu
6th Grade Honor Band @ Chaska Middle School West
Apr 26 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

This brand new course offering is filled with dedicated 6th grade musicians as recommended by their band instructor.  Fun and challenging music will be programmed for a concert to be presented on Monday, June 4th at Chanhassen High School.
Directors are Scott Prescott and Eric Songer.

Middle School Honor Band (Grades 7 & 8) @ Chaska Middle School East
Apr 26 @ 3:45 pm – 4:35 pm

This ensemble is for 7th and 8th grade band students from each District 112 Middle School.  you must be nominated by your band director before enrolling in this course.  Honor Band is an advanced ensemble for middle school students who work hard in band and have reached high levels of achievement on their instruments.  Students will learn 6 pieces within only 10 rehearsals and then have two performance dates.  There will be an Elementary School tour on Friday, June 1 and a finale concert on Monday, June 4 at Chanhassen High School.  This course will be co-taught by Matt Potter and Gina Ford at Chaska Middle School East.

Apr
27
Fri
“Middle Ground” Pop Music Experience @ Chaska Middle School West
Apr 27 @ 3:50 pm – 5:00 pm

For 15 years Heidi & Eric Songer have been offering the Garage Band program for students with music experience to perform rock music in a band setting. This spring they are introducing an innovative twist on this very popular program. Middle Ground is an opportunity to be in a band and learn and perform current Top 40 hits by artists such as Taylor Swift, Imagine Dragons, Charlie Puth, Justin Bieber, Portugal The Man, Niall Horan, DJ Khaled, Shawn Mendes, Demi Lovato, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, Khalid, Kesha, Chainsmokers, and many more. Students must have at least TWO years of experience on one of the following instruments: piano, bass guitar, drum set, guitar, singing or rapping. We are also looking for students with experience working with Garage Band, Ableton, or Logic. There will be a performance at the end of the school year.

Apr
30
Mon
Latin Mariachi Band @ Chaska Middle School West
Apr 30 @ 3:50 pm – 4:40 pm

The contemporary Latin music of today plus the traditional Mariachi music it grew from is now available for you to perform here in District 112.  Come sing or play guitar, guitarron, violin, brass instruments, bass guitar or drums with our Mariachi/Latin Band.  We will learn both traditional Mariachi music and contemporary Latin hit songs.  Music experience is preferred but not required.  We will also have an opportunity to perform.  Come be part of the fun!

May
3
Thu
6th Grade Honor Band @ Chaska Middle School West
May 3 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

This brand new course offering is filled with dedicated 6th grade musicians as recommended by their band instructor.  Fun and challenging music will be programmed for a concert to be presented on Monday, June 4th at Chanhassen High School.
Directors are Scott Prescott and Eric Songer.

Middle School Honor Band (Grades 7 & 8) @ Chaska Middle School East
May 3 @ 3:45 pm – 4:35 pm

This ensemble is for 7th and 8th grade band students from each District 112 Middle School.  you must be nominated by your band director before enrolling in this course.  Honor Band is an advanced ensemble for middle school students who work hard in band and have reached high levels of achievement on their instruments.  Students will learn 6 pieces within only 10 rehearsals and then have two performance dates.  There will be an Elementary School tour on Friday, June 1 and a finale concert on Monday, June 4 at Chanhassen High School.  This course will be co-taught by Matt Potter and Gina Ford at Chaska Middle School East.

May
4
Fri
“Middle Ground” Pop Music Experience @ Chaska Middle School West
May 4 @ 3:50 pm – 5:00 pm

For 15 years Heidi & Eric Songer have been offering the Garage Band program for students with music experience to perform rock music in a band setting. This spring they are introducing an innovative twist on this very popular program. Middle Ground is an opportunity to be in a band and learn and perform current Top 40 hits by artists such as Taylor Swift, Imagine Dragons, Charlie Puth, Justin Bieber, Portugal The Man, Niall Horan, DJ Khaled, Shawn Mendes, Demi Lovato, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, Khalid, Kesha, Chainsmokers, and many more. Students must have at least TWO years of experience on one of the following instruments: piano, bass guitar, drum set, guitar, singing or rapping. We are also looking for students with experience working with Garage Band, Ableton, or Logic. There will be a performance at the end of the school year.

May
7
Mon
Latin Mariachi Band @ Chaska Middle School West
May 7 @ 3:50 pm – 4:40 pm

The contemporary Latin music of today plus the traditional Mariachi music it grew from is now available for you to perform here in District 112.  Come sing or play guitar, guitarron, violin, brass instruments, bass guitar or drums with our Mariachi/Latin Band.  We will learn both traditional Mariachi music and contemporary Latin hit songs.  Music experience is preferred but not required.  We will also have an opportunity to perform.  Come be part of the fun!

May
10
Thu
6th Grade Honor Band @ Chaska Middle School West
May 10 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

This brand new course offering is filled with dedicated 6th grade musicians as recommended by their band instructor.  Fun and challenging music will be programmed for a concert to be presented on Monday, June 4th at Chanhassen High School.
Directors are Scott Prescott and Eric Songer.

Middle School Honor Band (Grades 7 & 8) @ Chaska Middle School East
May 10 @ 3:45 pm – 4:35 pm

This ensemble is for 7th and 8th grade band students from each District 112 Middle School.  you must be nominated by your band director before enrolling in this course.  Honor Band is an advanced ensemble for middle school students who work hard in band and have reached high levels of achievement on their instruments.  Students will learn 6 pieces within only 10 rehearsals and then have two performance dates.  There will be an Elementary School tour on Friday, June 1 and a finale concert on Monday, June 4 at Chanhassen High School.  This course will be co-taught by Matt Potter and Gina Ford at Chaska Middle School East.