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Welcome to the Las Colinas Music Program!

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                  Hello and Welcome to ...

    Las Colinas Band & Music!

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    If you are interested in being in the band elective class at Las Colinas, please send an email to Reese Copsey or fill out and submit the Band Student Survey Form.    

         (6th, 7th, & 8th grade students at any level are invited!)

                 Interest Survey in Band

    Join the Band Flyer - April 2022

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

              The Las Colinas Advanced Band Virtual Tour

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    Las Colinas Bands – Performances for Fall 2021

                  Band Performances - Fall 2021

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     A sample of the Las Colinas Advanced Band virtual Solo/Ensemble Concert April 2021

      These students had never even been in the same classroom or practiced together this last year!

          Calypso Morning              Over the Rainbow - DUET

     

                         For additional information about instruments: 

                                  Be Part of the Band

    Please click on the following link to listen to samples of music of the different instruments of the band.  Our school "concert band" elective class only includes woodwinds (flute, clarinet, saxophone), brass instruments (trumpet, French horn, baritone horn, trombone), and percussion (bells/xylophone and concert drums percussion instruments).  The elective class at school does not include the "orchestra" string instruments.

    More examples of the different instruments and what they play can be found on 

             Instruments of the Orchestra

                                        or on the link    US Army Instrument Demo

    You are invited to choose band as your "elective" class for this year!  This is part of your regular school day class schedule!

            -- Send an email to me   rcopsey@pvsdcamarillo.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  

    You are welcome to contact me any time with quesions or issues at my email addresses below.  I check all of them frequently and this may be the easiest way to reach me.  Thanks!  ~ Reese Copsey

     rcopsey@pvsdcamarillo.org  - for student emails directly to me

     rcopsey@copseysmusic.net  - music related communications to parents

                  (to help keep separate from other school emails)

     rcopsey@pleasantvalleysd.org  - regular Las Colinas teacher school email

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    === Optional extra time for Band ===

    -- practice 20 minutes to 1 hour a day/ 5 days a week to increase your playing skills

    -- play the music in the "Concert Music" or "Classroom Music" folders in Google Classroom

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

    -- and HAVE FUN playing!


    KEEP PLAYING!



    Welcome!  Our classes are part of the school electives as part of your regular school class schedule.  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 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 email to request a form.  You may scan and email it to me or leave it at the school office as soon as possible.

    Band Homework ("homeplay") ===>>  Keep practicing! 

                  20 minutes - 1 hour a day/ 5 days a week!

    Weekly assignments, "homework", and resources are posted in Google Classroom.  There is a weekly "Slides" with agendas for each day. 

                      Weekly Assignments - not yet linked

     



    Las Colinas Bands – Upcoming Performances & Events

             -- Not yet scheduled!
     


    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 - not yet determined


    ===== The Off Beats =====

    Our after-school jazz band for Camarillo area music students!

    Mondays & Wednesdays at Las Colinas in the Band Room D7  from 3:30 - 4:30 pm, from October through May.  This program is supported by donations and is separate from the regular school elective class.  If you are interested or have questions, please just send me an email Reese Copsey .

    Some performances from the past Join us!

    Register with SOKM.net  Register for The Off Beats  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. Registration and 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@pvsdcamarillo.org or see me to schedule an appointment.  Students from all schools are welcome!  Join us!! 

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

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    Off Beats Performances & Events

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

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

    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... 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

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    For you on your birthday...  

      "Happy Birthday!"    Just click on this link  

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        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/

          An invitation from ACHS  ========================================================

    Here's our guest artist concert from 2019 featuring trumpeter James Blackwell: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qm-vHbLm0Vs

    Here's the album from 2020 featuring Danny House: https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipN5YFtVYIy_0rtP26m7OADROGe2Ojp9lBvd2UXmnD2p3Fqghzz3Y019t9avCOKaCQ?key=dUZRakdNa2JaQWVRRlJNaUNmSTFFNEFlSEZNVGZB


        The Camarillo Community Band

    Music from our Camarillo Community Band Concerts in 2018 and 2019 PLUS NEW - Summer 2022 Click the following links to play music from our concerts.  If the link is restricted & you can't get access, just click on the link.  It should email me automatically for a sharing request, but if not, please just email me Reese Copsey.  Thanks!

    CamCommBand concerts - Summer2022

     CamCommBand concerts 2018-2019    and    July & Xmas 2021

    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 .


    Concerts in the Park!

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    Facilities Upgrade Information Link

    Facilities Upgrade - LCMS Band

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    Please get in touch to offer comments or if you have questions...  You're welcome to email me:

    rcopsey@pvsdcamarillo.org  - for student emails directly to me

    rcopsey@copseysmusic.net  - music related communications to parents

                  (to help keep separate from other school emails)

     rcopsey@pleasantvalleysd.org  - regular Las Colinas teacher school email

    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