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Practice Time Due 9/12

All Groups, your Practice Time Calendar for the week of 9/9 - 9/15 is due in class on Wednesday, 9/19/18.

As always, practice time must be;

- signed by your parent or legal guardian

- totaled weekly, S ...more

Int Band/Orch, Time to get instruments!

Great news!

This week Intermediate Orchestra and Intermediate Bands selected which instruments the students want to play this year. We are going to start learning to play them ASAP, so I am sure ...more

Instrument Supplies

Here is a basic list of supplies that will keep your instrument healthy, happy, and good running condition.


- Flutes: tuning rod and a swab

- Clarinets: cork grease, reeds (3-4 at all ...more

Welcome Back! 2018/19

Hello music students and families,

The beginning of the school year is almost here. I hope your summer was as enjoyable as mine.

Our numbers look great this year.

The Advanced Orchestra and the ...more

6th grade Instrumental Music

6th Instrumental Music Program Information


6th graders at Christensen Middle School have the opportunity to participate in instrumental music (band and orchestra) during the ...more

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End Of The Year Events

Get Your Music Shirt!

Orders for CMS Music Shirts are now being accepted and are due by 5/18/18.

Intended for use by the Advanced Band in the Rodeo Parade, they are now available to all CMS music students and their ...more

CMS Music Festival/Pot Luck Dinner/Movie Night (4/28/17)

Hello Advanced Band/Orchestra people,

Well, it is that time of the year. The annual CMS Music Festival and Pot-Luck/movie night social has been set for Friday, April 28th (yes, the same week as the ...more

LVJUSD 56th Annual Solo & Ensemble

On Saturday, 3/3/18, the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) Music Department will host a Solo & Ensemble Festival for music students from the Tri-Valley Area. This is the 56th ...more

Drum Major Tryouts, 2/26-3/2

Hello music fans,

Just a reminder. Drum Major Tryouts start next week.

We are looking to select (1) drum major, and (2) assistants.

Interested students will learn how to; march, beat time with a ...more

LHS 8th grade Music Night(s)

The Livermore High School Music (LHS) program is hosting two LHS/8th grade Music Night activities (one for band students, one for orchestra students). These activities will combine LHS students with ...more

Winter Concert Information

                    Hello all,

Click the links below for detailed information letters about the Band 
and Orchestra Winter Concerts.

The Orchestra Concert is on Wednesday, 1/17/18.
The Band Concert is on Thursday, ...more

Faculty/Leadership Tea Performance

On Wednesday, 12/14/16, the CMS Advanced Orchestra will provide music for the annual Faculty/Leadership Tea. This is a fun event that has become a tradition over the years that the students look ...more

LHS Half-Time Show

The first performance for the Advanced Band is 9/22 at Livermore High School.

Here is a flyer from Mr Enright (LHS Music Director).

Students should be looking into lyres for their instrument or plan ...more

2018 - 2019 CMS Performance Calendar (tentative)

The 2018-19 Music Performance Schedule is now available. Most events are confirmed, with a couple still to be determined. I expect confirmation on the all dates soon. I will send an email and ...more

2017 Rodeo Parade

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Tri-M News/First Social

The Tri-M Music Honor Society is an international music honor society for middle/junior high and high school students. It is designed to recognize students for their academic and musical ...more

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2017 Silver Lake Band Camp Info

Silver Lake Band Camp has set the dates for 2017!  Registration as already begun!

Camp will run 7/23/17 to 7/29/17.

See Mr Divita, or check out their web-site, for more information.


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About Mr Divita

Mr Divita graduated from CSUH (CSEB) with a BA and a single subject teaching credential in music education. He has taught elementary and middle school band and orchestra for 24 years, with the last ...more

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