STUDENT MUSICIANS

All-State Honor Band 2021

Makhai Gilbert and Brennan Miller were selected to the 2021 AzMEA All-State Honor Band

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Cienega Copper Thunder Winterguard WGAZ 2021

The Cienega Copper Thunder Winterguard received two Excellent ratings for this season, one in a virtual competition and one in person last Saturday (3/27) at Sahuarita High School.

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2021 Silver Medal TPYO

We are extremely proud to recognize Junior percussionist Zach Thomas as he was awarded the silver medal in the Tucson Philharmonia Youth Orchestra’s annual Scholarship Competition! Back in November, Zach performed with the group as a featured soloist during their November Fall Showcase program.Our Bobcat musicians have an outstanding history of participating in this prestigious…

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The Nash Legacy Ensemble

We are proud to congratulate Dalen Durnan, Cienega Instrumental Music Program musician, on auditioning and earning 1 of the 12 spots with the Nash Legacy Ensemble. The Nash Legacy Ensemble is directed by two of the leading jazz musicians/educators in the Southwest – Mike Kocour (Director of Jazz Studies, Arizona State University) and Eric Rasmussen…

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2022 Bands of America Honor Band at the Tournament of Roses Parade!

We are extremely proud to announce that these three students were selected to the 2022 Bands of America Honor Band at the Tournament of Roses Parade! Kaesey, Kyle, and Kiaraly will spend a week in Los Angeles at the end of the year, representing Cienega and Vail through performances at Disneyland, Tournament of Roses Bandfest,…

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2021 All-State Jazz Band Congrats!

Congratulations to our own Brennan Miller for making the 2021 All-State Jazz Band 1. He will be performing with the group on 1st trombone for the second year in a row! We are extremely proud of Brennan and all of our jazz students who navigated this new and complex audition process. A virtual performance of…

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