May 15 - 7pm start time is for both 5/15 Monday Spring Jazz Concert and 5/18 Thursday Spring Concert. Both events are free. See you at the SCHS Auditorium.
May 14 - Photos and videos from the Del Mar Band Review are up in the event page here.
May 10 - "Del Mar band review needs your help. Sign up here. This is our last band review of the year! It's a short one, and we'll be home early so kids can get ready for the prom. " -Anna, band booster president
May 8 - "Because of a conflict this Wednesday with senior awards, we are moving the booster meeting to next Wednesday, May 17th. Note that it’s a Wednesday and not on our standard Thursday because of the concert band performance." -Anna, band boosters president
May 7 - You made the band's Music in the Park/Auction event a great success. Thank you for the support, and here are some highlights.
May 6 - Cardinal Regiment performed Parade, Jazz, and Concert at the 2nd Annual Livingston Band Review at Livingston HS, CA.
May 4 - Band parents, major schedule change for Livingston Band Review this Saturday. See event page here.
May 1 - Band parents, signup to help Livingston Band Review on Friday and Saturday here.
Apr 30 - Band parents, Music in the Park event on May 7th needs your help. Sign up here.
Apr 29 - The SCHS Band Booster’s Auction is open for bidding! Please check it out online here or attend the Music in the Park on May 7th.
Apr 28 - Cardinals performed at the State Concert Festival by the CMEA.
Apr 25 - Check event page for the 4/28 State Concert information.
Apr 10 - Band families, if you have not, make sure you visit the NY Trip page under Calendar menu for newly added photos and especially concert videos.
Mar 26 - Cardinal band performed at the Carnegie Hall today! Check event page for more.
Mar 19 - NY trip chaperones! Important trip info updated in event page. Click here or find it in Calendar menu. Thank you.
Mar 13 - Color Guard is the Section of the Month, celebrating the debut of its dedicated home for the Color Guard and Color Guard-to-be. Check it out here or find it under Students in menu.
Mar 13 - Photos for Equinox Concert are ready in the event page.
Mar 11 - Some of the highlights from the Equinox Concert last night. Thank you for coming and the support. More to come over the weekend in the event page.
Mar 10 - Equinox Concert has been moved to Santa Cruz High School Theater due to flooding impact in Soquel area. Start at the same time 730pm.
Mar 9 - Washington Union High School Band visits Santa Cruz High School.
Mar 8 - We are on news again! This time it's on KSBW Channel 8. Thanks to all the media friends helping our fundraising effort for the Carnegie Hall performance trip this month. Click below to see it.
Mar 7 - For the New York trip, all parents need to fill out the permission slips by Monday 3/13. See Ms. Latham's email for detail. Chaperones have additional forms to sign. The detailed itinerary and packing list are close to being finished. Stay tuned... closely.
Mar 4 - Cardinal band in the TV news!
Feb 28 & Mar 2 - Band crosses sports in Santa Cruz High! Cardinal band performed national anthem and rally beats in NorCal Girls Basketball Playoffs home games!
Feb 22 - "Spread the word - let's fill the theater at Cabrillo! Here is a flyer for the Equinox Concert 2023 to share on social media, through email and such. If you would like any printed copies to put up anywhere please let me know and I can print some out for you.!" Director Ms. Latham
Feb 16 - Thank you Lookout Santa Cruz and Isabel Swafford for placing us on the frontpage headline!
Feb 15 - Thank you again Santa Cruz Sentinel and Shmuel Thaler for placing us on the front page!
Feb 13 - The Equinox Concert will be held at Cabrillo College Theater on March 10 (Thursday), NOT at Santa Cruz High School Auditorium.
Feb 10 - Weekly cover photo update - Guess what and where this scene took place. On Monday, February 13, the answer will be revealed. If you write the correct answer down before then, the webmaster will send you a small gift. Click the photo below to participate.
Feb 7 - The Band Boosters meeting has been moved to Monday, February 13th at 6:30 PM, rather than Thursday, February 16th. We are considering hosting a Zoom session for remote parents to listen in on NY trip updates.
Feb 1 - Last day to order Carnegie Hall performance ticket is tomorrow (Feb 2). Find the order link in the email from Ms. Latham. Chaperone parents & students do NOT need to order.
Jan 12 - Welcome back first week of 2023 Spring semester. Do you want to know which band event got viral last year. Here you go.
Dec 24 - Winter Concert band performance full video is just released here or see below.
Dec 22 - Winter Jazz Concert full video is just released here or see below.
Dec 19 - Just finished an amazing winter jazz concert this evening. The student musicians really brought down the house with their smooth tunes and impressive solos. It was a jazz extravaganza that had everyone toe-tapping and head-shaking. Photo album is ready in the event page.
Dec 17 - Jazz band took the street of Santa Cruz downtown for a lively performance in a perfect holiday season Saturday afternoon. As the band played, people gathered to watch and dace along. Thanks to those donated to support the band. Photo album is ready in the event page.
Dec 11 - Winter concerts moved out for a week. New dates are: 12/19 winter jazz concert, 12/22 winter band concert. Don't miss out. And here is a teaser from last year's performance.
Dec 10 - Band performance at the Boardwalk Winter Wonderland today is cancelled due to weather. Event may go on. Check event host before you go. Happy weekend and see you in the Winter Band Concert at SCHS Auditorium.
Dec 9 - Cardinal Regiment was featured in school district weekly update on the effort of inspiring young musicians and community reach-out. Direct video link below.
Dec 4 - SC downtown Holiday Parade photos and videos are ready in the event page, or click the photo below.
Nov 19 - Lincoln Band Review marching performance videos below. Photos and other videos are ready in the event page, or can be found under Calendar menu.
Nov 18 - Cardinals drumline was invited to perform at the Nov 4 Warriors game! Thank you Noreen for the epic videos and photos.
Nov 14 - Lincoln Band Review detail info and instructions are available here. Click below to sign up to help!
Nov 5 - Drumline at Hot Rods at the Beach.
Oct 29 - Mission Hill Middle School, Westlake Elementary, and Bay View Elementary bands joined Cardinal band performing in the home game opening & halftime show this evening. Photos & videos are in the event page, including Senior Nights photos & football photos.
Oct 28 - Band performance for the home game this evening is a Go. Please check Ms. Latham's email for detail instructions and your choices.
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Oct 24 - Cardinal Band Fall Jazz Band Concert tomorrow will feature the Commanders Jazz Ensemble, from the United States Air Force Bands of the Golden West. It's free! Event starts at 7pm at the SCHS Auditorium.
Oct 23 - Foothill Band Review photos and videos are ready in the Foothill trip page, or can be found in the Calendar menu.
Oct 20 - For complete Santa Cruz Band Review footage, it's available at our friend Music213's YouTube channel. Enjoy the performance of 58 participating high school and middle school bands.
Oct 15 - We had a fantastic performance at the Santa Cruz Band Review today. Kudos to all musicians. Some highlights are below. Complete videos and photos are in event page.
Oct 14 - Band performed in the 2022 Homecoming Parade and football home game.
Oct 11 - The Commanders Jazz Ensemble, from the United States Air Force Bands of the Golden West, will show up in Santa Cruz High performing with Cardinal Band in Fall Jazz Band Concert on Oct 25. 7pm at the SCHS Auditorium. Don't miss out. Short bio on the band Facebook Page.
Oct 11 - Click into the Calendar page to find all band event rundown. See what's coming up and accomplished. Plan your trip ahead easier than before.
Oct 9 - Critical schedule details and reminders for Santa Cruz Band Review trip on Oct 15 is available in band trip page, or can be found under Calendar menu. We host the big event and still need volunteers in urgent! Sign up here.
Oct 5 - Band trip page ready for the Fleet Week High School Band Challenge on Oct 10 (Mon) with details from Ms. Latham and some of the historic moments. Help and snacks are in need. Please sign up here. Thank you.
Oct 1 - Cardinal marching band performing in the Santa Clara Parade of Champions today. Highlights below, all photos and videos in the event page under the Calendar menu.
Sep 30 - Souvenir Program for the 51st Santa Cruz Band Review application ends today. To finish your application, go to the campaign page.
Sep 26 - Detail schedule for the Santa Clara Parade of Champions is out. Band parents, check your email and sign up to help. Band friends, see you there!
Sep 23 - today, we play Hey Jude with a band member in mind. Full photo album is here.
Sep 22 - Band will perform in 9/23 football home game. Volunteers, especially Crowd Controllers, are needed. Sign up here.
Sep 13 - Mini Band Camp this Saturday. Food donation needed! Sign up here. Parents are very encouraged to come watch at 1pm near band room and at the field.
Sep 13 - Band Boosters, aka band parents, meeting this Thursday (Sep 15). Key topics include the spring trip to Carnegie Hall, upcoming band reviews, and especially the 51st Santa Cruz Band Review. Drop in any time. We start at 630pm.
Sep 7 - With a grand prize of $25k in cash and 100 other fun prizes, Santa Cruz High - Drive for Schools 2022 allows you to directly support your band students' learning and success. Remember to select "Fund Band" when purchasing tickets. Purchase your tickets in official PTA campaign here.
Sep 6 - Souvenir Program for the 51st Annual Santa Cruz Band Review is available here. Due Sep 25, order for your business or simply send a shout-out.
Aug 25 - Volunteer for the first football game was all filled up in one hour!! Thank you all! Cardinal band performs tomorrow at the first football home game. Parents helping out on the crowd control is particularly needed. And students certainly love all the snacks when it gets dark.
Back to School Night photos are ready. Event page is available here, or find it in the menu under Calendar.
Aug 23 - Back to School Night today at 6pm, or the Band Boosters Meeting this Thursday (8/25) at 630pm, we are here in the Band Room (58) to meet you and answer your questions.
July 25 - Band Camp starts today! For information, click here. And the band parents gathering event today is cancelled. Stay tuned for a rescheduled date.
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