• Instrumental Music Updates 


    County Honor Jazz Band:

    Congratulations to all the HHS jazz band members who participated in this year's County Honor Jazz concert. I am proud of their accomplishments and their representation of HHS Music!


    Audition link for Jazz 2019-2020



    Audition link for Wind Ensemble 2019-2020



    Spring Break Vacation Practice Extra Credit: If you turn in a practice record with your parent's signature, you earn 5 extra credit points toward your PR 4:1.


    Jazz Summer Study Opportunity!

    Opportunity #1

    The Jazzschool in Berkeley is again pleased to offer an amazing summer program for advanced high school jazz musicians: The Summer High School Intensive, directed by Dr. Michael Zilber.  A great situation where students work with some of the very best Bay Area musicians in a one-to-one teacher-to-student ratio.  

    Auditions are coming up at the end of April, please contact me (Erik Jakobsen) if you are interested.

    More info can be found here:


     Videos of last year's intensive performance are available at: 


     Erik Jakobsen, Outreach coordinator and jazz educator


    Opportunity #2

    The LafSMW(Layfayette Summer Music Jazz Workshop)2019.  Info can be found at lafsmw.org.  The workshop is from Sunday, July 14 to Friday, July 19.  There are 200 students, 45 instructors and 24 combos.  Please reserve your spot early and make sure to check all scholarship applications and deadlines. 


    Instrumental Music Calendar




    Folsom Jazz Festival Award Winners:

    Congrats to all band members earning a performance medal (anyone have a picture of all the people who earned this medal? Plz submit to Mr. E for posting)

    Jazz 1, 4th place with a trophy signed by all the members of the Gordon Goodwin Big Phat Band




    GoFundMe.com The campaign is officially closed. Thank you to everyone who supported our fundraising efforts.
    We earned a little over $2000.00!



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HHS Band 2018-2019
  • Additional Links: 

    Join our HHS Instrumental Musicians Group on Facebook!https://www.facebook.com/groups/HHS.InstrumentalMusicians/

    The HHS Instrumental Musicians Facebook Page is open to current instrumental musicians (Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Percussion, Orchestra, and Jazz Bands) in addition to friends, family, and alumni. *In order to protect our members and their privacy, our Facebook page is set under the "closed group" setting which requires new members to be approved before being added to the group. Only HPAB may post pictures and videos to this account.


    Follow us on our Bandstagram (Instagram)!

    Our "HHS Bandstagram" features photos of our fellow musicians and reminders about upcoming events!


    Subscribe to our Youtube Channel!


    Our Youtube Channel includes videos of our performances; in order to protect our musicians and their privacy, videos are under private settings that requires a link to see the specific videos.

  • 2018-2019 Ensemble Schedule

    Period 1: Jazz Band 1 (Mr. Ernest) Jazz Band 2 (Mr. Carreon)

    Period 2: Wind Ensemble (Mr. Ernest) & Varsity Percussion (Mr. Carreon)

    Period 3: Orchestra (Mr. Ernest)

    Period 4: Prep

    Period 5: Concert Band (Mr. Ernest) & JV Percussion (Mr. Carreon)

    Period 6: Symphonic Band (Mr. Ernest)

    Period 7: Prep

    Period 8: Jazz Band 3 (Mr. Ernest)

  • Scholarships
    The Stuart Music Fund subsidizes the cost of private music lessons, music camps and/or honor bands for young instrumental and vocal musicians. It is the goal of the fund to support and encourage musicianship among students attending Liberty Union High School District (LUHSD) schools or local junior high schools feeding into LUHSD.  Grants made to students will pay half the cost of private music lessons for six months, or a portion of the cost of music camps or honor bands. For more information, please visit http://www.stuartmusicfund.com/
  • Dear Parents, Students, and Guests:

    Welcome to our HHS Instrumental Music Ensembles webpage. Please review our calendar regularly to keep updated on concerts, meetings, and other events.

    - Steve Ernest (ernests@luhsd.net),- Juan Carreon(carreonj@luhsd.net)