Classes

Upcoming events

    • 13 Sep 2017
    • 13 Dec 2017
    • 14 sessions
    • Blach Middle School band room
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    Los Altos Community Jazz Band

    Age: 6th – 8th grade
    Wednesdays 5:15-6:15pm
    Tuition: $175.00
    The Los Altos Community Jazz Band is a public jazz band class open to kids from 6th grade to 8th grade.  The class is sponsored by West Valley Music.  Students from Los Altos School District as well as surrounding school districts, private schools and home schoolers are welcome to come and participate.  All classes are held Blach Intermediate School at 1120 Covington Road in Los Altos.

    Rehearsal times are from 5:15pm to 6:15pm every Wednesday during the school year from the third Wednesday in September until the last Wednesday in May.  Jazz band is not held during the summer.  If a school or legal holiday falls on a rehearsal Wednesday, jazz band is canceled for that day and will resume on the next Wednesday that school is back in session.

    Mr. Lewis can be contacted by emailing losaltoscommunityjazzband@gmail.com or vlewis@lasdschools.org or call/text Mr. Lewis at 408 422 9625

    *Exact dates subject to change
    • 18 Sep 2017
    • 21 May 2018
    • 27 sessions
    • Carlton Avenue School
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    Carlton Avenue School Beginning Band

    Mondays 2:50-3:40
    Open to 4th and 5th graders
    • 19 Sep 2017
    • 22 May 2018
    • 27 sessions
    • Carlton Avenue School
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    Carlton Avenue School Intermediate Band

    Tuesdays 2:50-3:40
    Open to 5th graders who have completed Beginning Band
    • 27 Jan 2018
    • 03 Mar 2018
    • 6 sessions
    • West Valley Music
    • 6
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    Beginning Guitar

    Ages 8 and up 
    Saturdays 1:15-2
    Instructor: Jim Witzel

    Intro to basic skills of playing guitar - chords, strumming, finger picking, sight reading and songs.  Students must provide their own instrument. Rentals are available at West Valley Music store.

Past events

04 Nov 2017 Master Class and Recital with Robert Dick
24 Jun 2017 Beginning Guitar
17 Jun 2017 Instrument Safari
11 Jun 2017 Instrument Safari
20 May 2017 Instrument Safari
20 May 2017 Instrument Safari
13 May 2017 Young Lion Saxophone Challenge 2017
29 Apr 2017 Instrument Safari
04 Feb 2017 Patricia Surman Masterclass
03 Feb 2017 Patricia Surman in Concert
25 Jan 2017 Los Altos Community Jazz Band
21 Sep 2016 Los Altos Community Jazz Band
17 Sep 2016 Suzuki Violin III/IV: Fall 2016
17 Sep 2016 Suzuki Violin II: Fall 2016
17 Sep 2016 Suzuki Violin I: Fall 2016
17 Sep 2016 Suzuki Violin I: Fall 2016
15 Sep 2016 Allegro: Clarinet and Saxophone
15 Sep 2016 Allegro: Brass
14 Sep 2016 Allegro: Clarinet and Saxophone
14 Sep 2016 Allegro: Brass
13 Sep 2016 Allegro: Flute
13 Sep 2016 Allegro: Violin and Viola
13 Sep 2016 Little Mozart I - Group piano ages 4-5
24 Jul 2016 Instrument Safari
10 Jul 2016 Instrument Safari
26 Jun 2016 Instrument Safari
21 Jun 2016 Movie Themes - 1st year band students
13 Jun 2016 Music Quest I
12 Jun 2016 Instrument Safari
11 Jun 2016 Instrument Safari
04 Jun 2016 Instrument Safari
21 May 2016 Suzuki Violin Intersession: CONTINUING STUDENTS ONLY
01 May 2016 Young Lion Saxophone Challenge
16 Apr 2016 Beginning Guitar
10 Apr 2016 Instrument Safari
06 Apr 2016 Little Mozart I - Group piano ages 4-5
04 Apr 2016 Little Mozart II - Group piano ages 4-5
05 Mar 2016 Irish Flute Clinic
27 Jan 2016 Los Altos Community Jazz Band - Spring Semester
16 Aug 2015 Instrument Safari
15 Aug 2015 Instrument Safari
08 Aug 2015 Instrument Safari
26 Jul 2015 Instrument Safari
25 Jul 2015 Instrument Safari
19 Jul 2015 Instrument Safari
12 Jul 2015 Instrument Safari
06 Jul 2015 Movie Themes - 1st year band students
22 Jun 2015 Movie Themes - 1st year band students
14 Jun 2015 Instrument Safari
25 Apr 2015 Instrument Safari
17 Jan 2015 Beginning Guitar
13 Jan 2015 Intermediate Brass Choir
30 Nov 2014 Masterclass with Yamaha Artist Mary Karen Clardy
05 Nov 2014 Suzuki Cello Information Session
02 Nov 2014 Beginning Ukulele
24 Sep 2014 Los Altos Community Jazz Band
23 Sep 2014 Intermediate Brass Choir
16 Aug 2014 Suzuki Cello Information Session
03 Aug 2014 Instrument Safari
02 Aug 2014 Instrument Safari
30 Jul 2014 Alfred Piano Teacher Workshop with Tom Gerou
27 Jul 2014 Instrument Safari
20 Jul 2014 Instrument Safari
19 Jul 2014 Instrument Safari
13 Jul 2014 Instrument Safari
12 Jul 2014 Instrument Safari
21 Jun 2014 Suzuki Cello Information Session
18 Jun 2014 Faber Piano Teacher Clinic with Elizabeth Gutierrez
27 May 2014 Tracy Harris and Brad Garner: Flute Masterclass
28 Feb 2014 Los Altos Community Jazz Band Fall 2013
05 Feb 2014 Movie Themes - 1st year band students
03 Feb 2014 Little Mozart II - Group piano ages 4-5
03 Feb 2014 Little Mozart I - Group piano ages 4-5
01 Feb 2014 Movie Themes - 1st year band students
11 Jan 2014 Suzuki Violin I
11 Jan 2014 Beginning Guitar
11 Jan 2014 Suzuki Violin I
11 Jan 2014 Suzuki Violin I
05 Jan 2014 Ode to Joy - Group piano for teen/adults
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