Last updated on October 6, 2017


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Welcome to the TVUSD Emily Gray Advanced Band, Cadet Band, String Orchestra, and Elementary Band Web Site

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Please contact me with questions and/or suggestions...

(If the "contact me" links don't work use the email address"")

Welcome to the 2017 - 2018

Instrumental Music Season


The Upcoming Events Page has been updated!


Fall Concerts!

Tanque Verde and Agua Caliente Combined Concert

November 28th , 7:00 pm in the Emily Gray MPR


Emily Gray Advanced Band, Cadet Band, and String Orchestra Concert

November 30 th, 7:00 pm in the Emily Gray MPR


Spring Anaheim Trip

The California trip has been tentatively scheduled for March 22nd through 25. This is at the beginning of Spring Break as it was last year.

We still need board approval, final bids for transportation, and hotels.

Watch for Sign-ups and deposit requests once approval is in place.

Actual final cost is still TBA



Important Note for ALL Instrumental Music Students:

Each Student should have a durable Name Tag firmly affixed to their instrument case!



The Social Contracts for the Advanced Band, Cadet Band, and String Orchestra can be viewed on their own special page.

This is the link to that page.


Please review the syllabus so you don't get caught by surprise.


Practice Logs may completed with the online version or the printable PDF

Please access via the Homework page

(If you have trouble accessing the latest version you may have to refresh your browser)


Elementary Band Notes

The method book for elementary bands is "Essential Elements" book 1

Some students STILL do NOT have their book

Click Here for the band rehearsal schedule times.


Watch the "Recordings" page for updates


Please see the "Syllabus" link to see the updated "Participation and Requirements" page. There are separate pages for the EGJH Advanced Band, Cadet Band, Orchestra, and Elementary Bands.


Tanque Verde Unified School District's Junior High and two elementary schools are:

Emily Gray Jr. High (EGJH)

11150 E. Tanque Verde Rd. 520-749-3838


Tanque Verde Elementary (TVES)

2600 N. Fennimore, 520-749-4244


Agua Caliente Elementary (ACES)

11420 E. Limberlost Road, 520-749-2235


The Emily Gray Advanced Band meets every day during 1st period.

The Emily Gray Cadet Band meets every day during 2nd period.

The Emily Gray String Orchestra meets every day during 3rd period.


The Tanque Verde Elementary 5th grade band meets Monday and Thursday from 1:00 - 1:45 pm while the 6th grade band meets the same days from 2:00 - 2:50pm

The Agua Caliente Elementary 5th grade band meets Tuesday & Friday from 12:50 1:45 while the 6th grade band meets the same days from 1:50 - 2:45

The Emily Gray and Elementary Music Director is Mr. C


Dress for Formal Concerts:

NO Jeans or Shorts

Ladies: Dress Pants, Skirts, or Dresses (appropriate length, please!) "Nice" top or Club Shirt.

Gentlemen: Dress Pants, Dress Shirt or Club Shirt.


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