Last updated on August 3, 2020

Girl Playing Flute

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

Picture of Violin

Please contact me with questions and/or suggestions...This is the link to my Emily Gray Homepage


Welcome to the 2020 - 2021

Instrumental Music Season


This will be a link to the YouTube video: Music Learning while we're working from home.

Elementary Band Students:

This is the link for signing up for ACES band (both 5th and 6th grade)

This is the link for signing up for TVES band (both 5th and 6th grade)


Links to Technicises

Bb Major Eb Major G minor

These are PDF documents so you'll have to scroll to your particular instrument

Please begin practicing these in preparation for the fall!


For Elementary Band Students:

To get to the agenda items for each week, go to the The top red section that says "delivery of educational opportunities" click that link then the link that says "specialists"

The current agenda items are on the link that says: "Music Week of 4/06/20"

Scroll down to where it says Extensiions and Enrichments

I will update this weekly



This is the band/orchestra signup link for the 2019 - 2020 school year

watch for the link for the 2020 - 2021 year



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. (Still last year's for now)


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 5th grade elementary bands is "Essential Elements" book 1

We're going to begin using "Essential Elements" book 2 in the 6th grade bands

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 12:40 - 1:30 pm while the 6th grade band meets the same days from 1:40 - 3:30 pm

The Agua Caliente Elementary 5th grade band meets Tuesday & Friday from 12:40 - 1:30 pm while the 6th grade band meets the same days from 1:40 - 3:30 pm

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 for elementary, Club Shirt for Emily Gray.

Gentlemen: Dress Pants, Dress Shirt for elementary, Club Shirt for Emily Gray.

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