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Welcome to the Las Colinas Band!

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    Las Colinas 8th Grade Band Awards - June 2020

                Please click the link below for the Slide Show    

      Band Awards Google Slides - Congratulations!

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    Incoming 6th grade students to Las Colinas for next year

    Please fill out and submit the New Band Student Survey Form

    if you are interested in being in the Las Colinas band elective class

    New Band Student Survey Form   
             (7th or 8th grade students interested in band - you are also invited!)

    Visit our "Virtual Band Performance" page - tab on the left margin or click:

              The Las Colinas Advanced Band Virtual Tour

    Join the Band flyer

                         For additional information about instruments: 

                                  Be Part of the Band

    You are invited to choose band as you "elective" class for next year

         This is part of your regular school day class schedule!

            -- Send an email to me rcopsey@pleasantvalleysd.org    

                Please include any musical instrument playing experience you have (what instrument & how long you have played)

                      --or--  Send an email to our school counselor Mr. Kline  jkline@pleasantvalleysd.org  

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          Hello! Las Colinas Band!

    Welcome to band!    You are welcome to contact me any time with questions or issues at my email address rcopsey@pleasantvalleysd.org .

    ===Optional Assignments for summer are posted in Google Classroom===

    Open the Google Classroom assignment under Lesson #10plus ;

    Scroll through the Google Slides;

    Your "optional assignment" is to submit the "Response Journal" with comments.  It only counts for optional credit if you answer (or at least try to answer) the questions.  Turning it in without answers counts as non-optional credit (or optional non-credit?). 

    We don't have information about future performances.  Classes are closed for summer.  But I'd still like us to...

    -- work on being able to increase our playing skills

    -- play the music in the "Concert Music" folder in Google Classroom

    -- play coin line solos and move up "Levels"

    -- and HAVE FUN playing!


    KEEP PLAYING!



    (My old web page .... will return again, when we return to school!)

                      Welcome to Las Colinas Band!

    Welcome to band!  Our classes are part of the school electives as part of your regular school class schedule.  You don't even have to leave school and we get to meet every day!  The requirements for the different classes are under "Band Classes" (click on "Pages" at the top).  Please email me at rcopsey@pleasantvalleysd.org if you have any questions or stop by the Band Room D7 after school.


    You may drop off your instruments in the Band Room D7 before school from 8:15- 8:30 am (school starts at 8:30 am). Pick up your instruments right after school at 3:05 pm. Please email Mr. Copsey or stop by the Band Room D7 right after school if you have any questions.


            --  Band Instruments may be available to borrow from the school district, based on financial need. If you are interested, please fill out this request form  Instrument Request Form  or get a copy from me in class and bring it back to band class as soon as possible.  We will begin playing instruments as soon as almost everyone has an instrument - within the next few days.

         Please email me if you have any questions rcopsey@pleasantvalleysd.org


    Homework ("homeplay") - Keep practicing!  20 minutes - 1 hour a day/ 5 days a week!



    Las Colinas Bands – Upcoming Performances & Events

             -- Someday in the future!
     


    Past Performances

       Music from our performances is posted on Google Classroom.  Please email rcopsey@pleasantvalleysd.org if you don't have the Class code.

       The Las Colinas Advanced Band plays Music from Frozen  (Spring Concert - May 2015)   http://youtu.be/ePrrv_xwYEw

       The Las Colinas Advanced Band plays Music from Moana  (Spring Concert - May 2017)   Music from Moana

     


    Ventura County Middle School Honor Band

    Auditions for next year in November


            The Off Beats

    "The Off Beats" is our after-school jazz band (click on "Pages" at the top)
    Auditions for Off Beats are in September & January, after school at Las Colinas. Membership is by audition, not based on what grade you are in. A donation is requested to pay for the cost of the program https://sokm.net/classes/the-off-beats-6/ .  Audition requirements are in "The Off Beats" page at top left  Audition Requirements.  Please email rcopsey@pleasantvalleysd.org or see me to schedule an appointment.

    We meet in the Las Colinas Band Room D7, Mondays & Thursdays 3:30 - 4:30 pm from September 28th through June 2nd.  Students from all schools are welcome!  Join us!! 

    Music from performances posted on Google Classroom.  Please email me at rcopsey@pleasantvalleysd.org if you don't have the Class code.

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    Off Beats Performances & Events

    Our performances from the beginning of this year Google Classroom Class code  44ulvkl

    https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/1MEipQzD12R7Gm0oeFY4LAAgPXmLKlxea

    ... even tho' it's not quite time yet to get ready for Christmas.

     

    Our performance at the Camarillo Health Care Center last June 2019.

       Cam Health Care Center 6/3/19

    Music from last year performances is posted in Google Classroom Class code pqj6blz   https://classroom.google.com/u/0/c/MTY1MTk2MTYyNTha.

    or previous years....  https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/1PSRNKG_Pnws4-3KuGad8RR4EngCdq4_P

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    Off Beats Performances & Events... even though it didn't work out this year...!!!  ... keep playing.  You can play along with the recordings posted above.


    Resources

    Students may sign up for the after-school band program that starts at the end of September, including The Off Beats jazz band.  The after-school music program includes classes with guitar, strings (violin, cello, etc) and orchestra and other programs.  Information is on the SOKM website.  Current information on all PVSD band activities, flyers, & forms you can download are available on the Save Our Kids Music website .

    For 35 minutes of inspiration ("It's your choice...")  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lrXTvOTncU

    For you on your birthday...  

      "Happy Birthday!"    Just click on this link   

     


        Camarillo Community Band

    Music from our Camarillo Community Band Concerts in 2018 and 2019.  Click the following link to play music from our concerts:  Camarillo Community Band Concerts

    Please email Reese Copsey  if you can't get access.  Also, visit the Camarillo Community Band website http://www.camarillocommunityband.com  or send an email to the  Camarillo Community Band email .


        And...  Don't forget about high school!

    Adolfo Camarillo High School Band website at http://www.achsmusic.com/
    Rancho Campana High School Music  https://www.rchsmusic.com
    Rio Mesa High School Band website at  http://rmhsband.tripod.com/


     

    Please get in touch to offer comments or if you have questions...  You're welcome to email me at rcopsey@pleasantvalleysd.org .   Have a great day!   Thanks, Reese Copsey

    Take Note!   copyright © 2008 Copsey's Music
    Band is not a spectator sport!

    "It's amazing how much natural talent you have when you practice your instrument... 1 hour a day, 5 days a week, ... for a couple years ..."

    Thank you for visiting!

    Have a great day!  ... and when you have time ...
    KEEP PLAYING!   copyright © 2008 Copsey's Music