2021 Virtual All-National Honor Ensembles

January 22 – 24, 2022 The All-National Honor Ensembles represent the top-performing high school musicians in each state across the country. Participants will learn from renowned conductors and showcase their musicianship during final virtual concerts January 22 – 24, 2022. Concert Band led by Travis CrossSymphony Orchestra led by LaSaundra BoothMixed Choir led by Geoffrey…

Updates from Mr. Shedd

First, I want to thank everyone for finishing the year.  We are done with this chapter of learning and hopefully, we will never have to go back.  That being said I am only looking forward.  What is done is done and I think we all agree there are chapters in every book that should only…

Spring 2021 Marching Band

We’ve uploaded some photos from our AMAZING parent photographers and videos from the Spring 2021 SRHS Falcon Corps and Color Guard Marching Season. The show this year is called “Dragon Battle” (AKA: How to Train a Dragon). Feel free to view, download photos OR share/upload your own photos

Summer Mini Camp – Orchestra & Band

This summer the district is hosting a band/orchestra camp free of charge as a way to enhance your learning and get back to normal in a way.  Please fill out the interest form (link below) as soon as possible as space is limited! I am very excited to host this camp and it should be a…

Q4 Marching Band Updated 4/12/2021

After our first day back to here are a few updates: The show theme this quarter is “How to train your dragon”. Students will memorize the music. There are tentative plans for a live show to be performed for parents in June with senior recognition. There are plans to fit students into uniforms and have…

Program Updates for 2021

Here is a brief summary of some of the items discussed at the Parent Zoom Meeting.  I know it is quite long but please read the whole email as we cover each ensemble for the rest of this school year and tentative plans for the fall. Spring Quarter 2021 Band & Orchestra Synchronous learning for…

Get your SRHS Music Mask/s

We have a limited number of SRHS Music masks for sales. Special ordered from CustomInk, this two‑ply cotton mask features an interior pocket. This lightweight reusable face mask includes adjustable ear toggles, moldable nose bridge, and soft elastic ear loops. It’s imprinted with a design from our student music council. At only $12.00 each, we…

Grading Policy Update from Director Shedd

As we start a new semester I thought it would be wise to send out an update to the music department grading policies. With all the changes it would be good for all families to know what the policy is moving forward so that students can be as prepared as possible. In light of updates…

Happy New Year

A MESSAGE FROM MR. SHEDD! Hello SRHS Music families. I hope the new year finds you well, rested and optimistic about the future. I don’t have much to report as so much is up in the air, as you already know. That being said here are a few announcements. 1. Congrats to Andres, Sachin and…

California All-State Ensembles

Congratulations to our SRHS musicians selected to be part of CASMEC’s All-State Ensembles: Concert Band:Sachin Bhajekar, Bassoon Symphonic Band:Andres Rodriguez, French Horn Symphony Orchestra:Lawrence Lo, Viola