Director’s Update: April/May 2024

As the school year comes to a close, there is still a lot coming up before we can rest for the year. These next two weeks specifically have a lot of events coming up and we wanted to be sure everyone was aware of what is happening:

April 15-19, 2024:

Monday- Symphonic Band Rehearsal (w/ percussion) 3:45-5:00 pm

Tuesday- CTMB Leadership interviews (follow schedule on bulletin board sign-ups)

Wednesday- Concert Band/Orchestra @ EAC Large Group Performance Festival. Itinerary:

  • 11:00 am- students report to band room for lunch/change into concert attire; lunch provided by boosters
  • 11:45 am: load equipment
  • Noon- Depart for Eastern Arizona College
  • 2:00 pm- arrive & Orchestra unloads
  • 2:30 pm- Orchestra reports to warm-up
  • 3:00 pm- Orchestra performs (concert band will watch from audience)
  • 3:30 pm- transit to band performance venue
  • 4:00 pm- concert band reports to warm-up
  • 4:30 pm- Concert band performs
  • 5:00 pm- all load/change out of concert attire.
  • 5:30 pm- depart EAC; snack stop on the way out of Thatcher pending schedule stays on track (student responsibility; bring cash) location: Joe's Ride N Dine
  • 8:00 pm- ETA at Cienega

Thursday- CTMB Leadership interviews (follow schedule on bulletin board sign-ups)

CTMB Guard Spin Clinic in Aux Gym


Symphonic Band Rehearsal w/ Percussion (7:40-8:40 am)

CTMB Drum Major Auditions (after-school; closed auditions)

April 22-26, 2024:

Monday- Concert Band & Symphonic Band Concert; CHS Student Union 6:30 pm start time

Tuesday- Spin Clinic (Elementary guard focused) in Student Union

Wednesday- no scheduled events

Thursday- Symphonic Band @ ABODA State Festival; follow itinerary distributed in class

Friday- no scheduled events

Future Dates:

Jazz/Orchestra/United Sound Concert: Monday, April 29; 6:30 pm start time

CIMP Banquet: May 3; 6:30 pm start time

CHS Graduation: Saturday, May 18; itinerary and rehearsal schedule TBA. Concert band, 10-11 grade Symphonic Band, and 9-11 grade orchestra will play.

CTMB Kick-off camp: May 20-22 (4-7 pm)

  • this will replace rookie camp in July and is required for all CTMB 2024 members