Arkansas Valley Music League

Supporting Music Education and Music Students
in Southern Colorado

 
Member Schools
Campo
Cheraw
Crowley County Fowler
Hoehne
Holly
La Junta Public Schools - East Otero School District Lamar Public Schools Las Animas
La Veta
Manzanola
McClave
Pritchett
Pueblo District 70 Rocky Ford Springfield
Swink
Trinidad
Vilas
Walsh
Wiley

NEXT MEETING: Saturday, November 16 at 9:00 AM. We will be finalizing the High School Honor Band and Middle School Honor Choir. Looking forward to seeing you there!

Middle School Honor Band Registration is now online: Register Middle School Honor Band Students here


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Middle School Honor Band members are nominated by their director and are selected by the Middle School band directors of the Ark Valley Music League. It is extremely important that you register your students and advocate for their participation in the honor band. Contact Josh Race at jrace@lajunta.k12.co.us for more information about Middle School Honor Band.

Important Dates


November 16 - Directors meeting at La Junta High School to judge High School Honor Band and Middle School Honor Choir Auditions


January 13, 2014 - High School Honor Band and Middle School Honor Choir Clinic and Performance at Otero Jr. College. Rehearsals start at 8:00 AM. Evening performance at 7:00.


Also on January 13 - High School Honor Choir Audition Recordings and Middle School Honor Band Applications are due.
NOTE: NEW RULE - ALL audition materials must be submitted as a CD recording or an MP3 file. Auditions that are not submitted in these formats will not be heard.

  • MS Honor Band: Contact Josh Race at jrace@lajunta.k12.co.us for more information

  • Mail HS Choir CDs to: Kristin Langston
    110 Lakeview Ave.
    PO Box 160
    Cheraw, CO 81030
    MP3 files may be emailed to kristin.langston@cheraw.k12.co.us

February 22 - CHSAA Solo and Ensemble Contest at La Junta


March 3 - HS Honor Choir and MS Honor Band Clinic and Performance at Otero Jr. College. Rehearsals begin at 8:00AM. Evening performance at 7:00
Registration deadlines January 13 (See note above).


April 11, 2014 - CHSAA Large Group Festival in Lamar
Contact bob.seay@lamarschools.org for more information or see the CHSAA Music Handbook.


April 24 - Jazz in the Junction Jazz Festival
Contact Josh Race at jrace@lajunta.k12.co.us for more information. Registration Forms are available here

Helpful Information

CMEA

CHSAA Music Page

Colorado All-State Bands


For Music Supplies and Instrument Repair
See Joyful Noise Music in La Junta