Marching Band 2022

Congratulations new and returning members of the Aztec Marching Band! Below you’ll find all the paperwork you need to get ready for Band Camp 2022 in Prescott, and the exciting season ahead!

Upcoming Events!

Ongoing dates – Marching Band “Spring Training” Events (including percussion, color guard, winds dates) – click for schedule/details

Tuesday April 26 – STATE CONCERT FESTIVAL (Wind Ensemble and Chamber Orchestra Only) – click for schedule/details

Friday April 29 – MUSIC UNDER THE STARS (ALL Concert Bands, 1st hour percussion, Steel Band) – click for schedule/details

Saturday April 30 – ABODA VISUAL SUMMIT (for new band council) – click here for schedule/details

Saturday May 7 – JAZZ BANDS CONCERT at Paloma Elementary School Amphitheater (ALL Jazz Bands) – Call Time 5 pm at Paloma, Concert Starts at 7 pm

Tuesday May 10 – BAND and PERCUSSION POPS CONCERT AND AWARDS (ALL Concert Bands and ALL Percussion Ensembles) – Call Time 6 pm, Concert Starts at 7 pm ($5 tickets at the door)

Thursday May 19 – GRADUATION PERFORMANCE (ALL Concert Bands, except graduating seniors) – Call Time 5:45 pm, Performance Starts at 7 pm

June 2 through June 4 – ARIZONA LEADERSHIP CAMP AT CORONA (required for new band council) – click here to register (select “pay by check” – checks made payable to Corona del Sol Band Boosters for $50 per student)

Corona del Sol Summer Youth Steel Band

The Youth Steel Band is for students that are currently in grades 4th through 8th grade.  There are 2 different bands to register for. 

1. The Early Band consists of 4th, 5th and 6th graders (8am-9:45am)

2. The Late Band consists of 7th and 8th grade students (10am-11:45am)

 Learn the music of the islands on authentic steel drums!

Fee: $75 – NO REFUNDS

Only 25 spots in each band!

To register click on this link: az-tempeunion.intouchreceipting.com

Are you a parent or guest user (no children in high school)?  Log into one of these

Click: Items At All Schools

Click: High School

Click: Corona del Sol High School

Click: PERCUSSION/STEEL DRUM

PICK the class your student fits into! – Sign UP! 

Dates:

June 6th – June 10th, June 13th – June 16th

June 16th All students have concert in Band Room @ 6pm

Dress for the concert: Tropical shirt

Where: Corona del Sol High School 1001 E. Knox Rd. Tempe AZ 85284

Drop off students on Knox Rd. Behind the auditorium.  The gate will be open and the door to the percussion room will be open.

Hope you can join us!   –  Scott Werner  –  Questions?  swerner@tuhsd.k12.az.us

Congrats All-State members!

Congratulations to everyone who tried out for the All-State honor groups – it is a very competitive process and we are proud of everyone who auditioned! We had three CdS Band students make it in, and 2 alternates. We will get music and paperwork out as soon as it is available.

  • Brogan Keys – Band Bass Clarinet 4
  • Skyler Padilla – Orchestra Horn 2
  • Derek Winters – Band Tuba 3
  • Caden Shelton – Percussion Alternate 1
  • Alex Zhao – Percussion Alternate 2

Marching Band Spring Training 2022

We will be starting up our 2022 Aztec Marching Band with “Spring Training” sessions and workshops starting in March! There are sessions for students interested in woodwinds, brass, drumline, pit, and color guard. These sessions are required for anyone interested in joining the band for next season. Incoming freshmen (current 8th graders) should also these sessions to train and be prepared for the season! Click here for a full list of dates (also on our website calendar).

Upcoming Event Itineraries

Auditions for the 2022 Corona del Sol Marching Band Percussion Section

Drum Line Help Sessions (Snare, Tenor and Bass)

  • Workshop 1 – Saturday March 26th 8am – Noon
  • Workshop 2 – Monday March 28th. 6-9pm
  • Workshop 3 – Monday April 4th 6-9pm
  • Workshop 4 – Monday April 11th 6-9pm
  • Workshop 5/Auditions – Wednesday April 13th 6-9pm

PIT (Mallets, Timpani and Accessory Percussion) Help Sessions

  • Workshop 1 – Monday April 11th 6-9pm
  • Workshop 2/Auditions – Wednesday April 13th 6-9pm

Where

All workshops are held in the music area of Corona del Sol High School.  Enter the campus through the Knox road parking lot.  Enter the building behind the auditorium.  Once you enter you will find the Percussion Room C170.

Auditions

Students can choose which position they would like to audition for in the percussion section.  The positions available are PIT (mallet percussion and concert percussion) bass drum, snare drum and tenors.  After the audition, the instructors will place the students on the instrument that will be of greatest benefit to the percussion section as a whole.  The more HELP sessions you attend the greater your chance to be in the section.  

You will receive music at the workshops!

Questions?  Please contact Scott Werner:  swerner@tuhsd.k12.az.us

Congrats Regional Musicians!

Congratulations to the 45 CdS Band students who made it into the AMEA West Regional Honor Band and Orchestra, and 10 students selected as Alternates! Thanks to everyone who auditioned, as well as all of our volunteers that supported the event! Regional Musicians will participate in the Regional rehearsals and concert on Feb. 18-19 at Central High School. Students will receive music this week to start practicing.

REGIONAL ORCHESTRA WINDS/PERCUSSION

  • Piccolo – Cecilia Johnson
  • Flute 1 – Emily Zemke (top score!)
  • Flute 2 – Blaire Whitlatch
  • Bass Clarinet – Brogan Keys
  • Horn 1 – Skyler Padilla (top score!)
  • Horn 3 – Raquel Rubio
  • Trumpet 2 – Jacob Mandt
  • Trombone 1 – Paul Rittenhouse (top score!)
  • Trombone 2 – David Zhao
  • Trombone 3 – Mathias Logvin
  • Percussion – Alex Zhao
  • Percussion – Ben Kim

REGIONAL BAND

  • Piccolo – Krystal Mayoral (top score!)
  • Flute 1 – Max Elliott
  • Flute 2 – Shelby Cavanaugh Toft
  • Flute 2 – Emily Riley
  • Oboe 1 – Eli Shapiro (top score! also made Clarinet!)
  • Bassoon 2 – Amber Mayoral
  • Clarinet 2 – Clare Abel
  • Clarinet 2 – Magnus Tucker
  • Clarinet 3 – Jeffrey Jacoby
  • Clarinet 3 – Joseph Luis
  • Clarinet 3 – Aysha Viene
  • Alto Saxophone 1 – Ian Berkram
  • Alto Saxophone 2 – Blake Gonzalez
  • Trumpet 1 – Justin French
  • Trumpet 1 – Madeline Plenn
  • Trumpet 1 – Isabel McClure
  • Trumpet 2 – Christian LaPenna
  • Trumpet 2 – Noah Voss
  • Trumpet 3 – James Nelon
  • Trumpet 3 – Emma Erlandson
  • Trumpet 3 – Hunter Gastelo
  • Horn 2 – Haley Ross
  • Trombone 1 – Andre Palma
  • Trombone 2 – Gwyndolyn Hall
  • Euphonium – Cooper Anderson
  • Euphonium – Rachel Smalley
  • Tuba – Derek Winters (top score!)
  • Tuba – Owen Dock
  • Tuba – Andrew Ross
  • Tuba – Casey Strauss
  • Percussion – Caden Shelton
  • Percussion – Ben Kim

REGIONAL ALTERNATES

  • Flute Alt 1 – Margot Benrimo
  • Flute Alt 3 – Alana Smith
  • Clarinet Alt 1 – Logan Haglan
  • Tenor Sax Alt 1 – Jack Jacobs
  • Bari Sax Alt 1 – Kyle Bombardier
  • Bari Sax Alt 2 – Caleb Cortez
  • Trumpet Alt 1 – Addison Schapiro
  • Trumpet Alt 3 – Jonathan Sanchez
  • Horn Alt 1 – Dallon Jarman
  • Trombone Alt 3 – Connor Neal