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WELCOME MVHS MUSICIANS & COLOR GUARD!

Welcome to the Instrumental Music (IM) program at Monte Vista High School.

Our award-winning program includes Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, two Jazz Bands, Marching Band and Color Guard.

The IM program is under the direction of Ed Cloyd.

Monte Vista Keynoters is a non-profit 501(c)3 parent booster group that provides the funds and volunteers required to operate the program.  

Click on the INFORMATION tab above for more details on Keynoters. Click on the BANDS tab for more information on the classes.

ARE YOU A MV INCOMING STUDENT

INTERESTED IN A 2022-23* MUSIC CLASS?

 

Sign up to register your interest on our Google Form so that you are kept in the loop.

*student must select appropriate class(es) on their course schedule

2022-23 Incoming Freshman Auditions 

for Wind Ensemble & Jazz Classes*

All auditions held in the Music Room at Monte Vista

 

Stone Valley, Private Schools - March 7, 2022 - 3:30-5

Diablo Vista - March 9 & 11, 2022 - 3:30-5

Los Cerros - March 14 & 17, 2022 - 3:30-5
 

*for signup slots see your middle school band teacher

Instrumental Music  Student Packet 2021-22

Here is the link for our student  packet this year. Please click on the box to open.

(Student packet 2022-23 coming soon!)

Want More info for the 2021 Marching Band and Color Guard Season? Click on the buttons below to see an up to date calendar, events schedule and tips for the season. 

HIGHLIGHTED EVENTS

Jan 29 - Folsom Jazz Festival: JA & JB

Feb. 5 - CCC Honor Band Concert: Selected Students

Feb 23 - Incoming Freshman Night, 4:30-6:30pm

Feb 26 - Woodcreek Jazz Festival: JA & JB

Mar 2-5 - School Musical: Selected Students

Mar 11 - Marching Band Awards Night, 6:30pm: MBCG

Mar 7-17 - IM Auditions for WE, JA & JB: MS Students

Mar 16 - Area Band Festival, Los Cerros: WE & Drumline

Mar 21-25 - IM Auditions for WE, JA & JB: HS Students

Apr. 23 - Large Ensemble, Inderkum HS, Sacramento: WE & SYM

Apr. 28 - Connect with Ed, 6:30pm: Parents

May 4 - District String Festival, SRVHS: ORC

May 7 - Music in the Parks, Great America: WE, ORC & JA

May 10 - New Parent Welcome/Info Night

May 17 - Band-Wide Senior Dinner (Faz Restaurant)

May 24 - Spring Concert: WE, ORC, SYM

May 26 - Jazz Showcase: JA & JB

June 3 - Graduation Performance: SYM & WE

June 6-10 - Camp Allegro camp.allegro.srv@gmail.com

Marching Band/Color Guard Camp (just turn up)

July 26-27 - New Members, CG, Percussion, Leadership

July 28-29 - All Members

Aug 1-3 - All Members

Aug 4 - Stampede Day

***Events will be added/updated as dates and details become known. All events are subject to change per Mr. Cloyd***

For the 2021- 2022 school year we welcome anyone interested in volunteering.  For more information, please see the INFORMATION tab or contact us at: president@mvkeynoters.org

Interested in Helping out the
2021- 2022   MV Keynoters?

SCHOOL YEAR

2021-2022

 Your Instrumental Music Donation for all classes can be made either online through Future Fund (Donate Button Above) or by check payable to MV Keynoters.

 

2021-22 Suggested Class Donations:

Marching Band - $750

Jazz A - $700

Jazz B - $600

Wind Ensemble - $350

Orchestra - $350

Symphonic - $200

Multi Class *Discount - (-$200)

*If your student takes two classes take $200 off your total donation!

Please make your donation to Keynoters, the parent-run booster group that provides the funds necessary to operate the Instrumental Music Program.

 

All expenses for the Instrumental Music Program, except for our Director’s salary, are paid for by Keynoters.

Here are a few examples of what your donation is going towards: 

 

Sheet Music, Equipment & Supplies

Coaches and Clinicians to Help Teach in Small Groups

Buses & Truck Rental for Competitions/Events

Application/Entrance Fees for Competitions/Events

Instrument Purchase/Rental/Repair

2021-2022 Budget Click Here

NEW PARENT CHECKLIST

If you're new to our program or returning for another school year of music, CHECK THESE ITEMS OFF YOUR LIST!

REGISTER TO VOLUNTEER

The San Ramon Valley School District requires all parents to register in order to volunteer at MVHS. Don't miss a chance to help out-register today!

Click on the icon below to LIKE us on Facebook and follow the Keynoters for photos and frequent updates and calendar changes!

CHECK OUT OUR INSTAGRAM PAGE

Look for updates and pictures through instagram @mvhs_keynoters

SHOP WITH AMAZON SMILE

Click on the link below to donate a portion of all those purchases you make to the Instrumental Music program!

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