The South Carroll High School Instrumental Music Boosters are excited to announce a major new fundraiser to benefit the South Carroll High School Instrumental Music Program. Please join us for the first annual CavMusic 5K and CavMusic Fun Run at Linganore Winery & Vineyard on Sunday, December 3rd! The CavMusic 5K and Fun Run takes participants through the rolling hills, fields and tree lined course of the beautiful Linganore Winery. Live music around every corner by South Ca
Congratulations to the 2017 Cavalier Marching Band for a great first competition in many years! This was the first competition where our scores were announced and we were ranked against other bands of similar size and experience. To rank third and win 'best visuals' on our first outing tells me that we're on the right path.
However, scores and rankings are only a small part of the picture. You may not remember the scores or rankings in twenty or thirty years, but you wil
The South Carroll Instrumental Music Boosters (SCIMB) are volunteers committed to the success of all aspects of the instrumental music program. If you are the parent or guardian of a student in the instrumental music program you are already a member of the SCIMB. We will have many small and large opportunities for you to volunteer throughout the year.
Please mark your calendar and plan to find out more about your Boosters group by attending our monthly dinner meetings. We
On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 the South Cavalier Marching Band will participate in our first band competition of the season. This is our chance to receive feedback from a panel of judges and move our program to the next level of excellence. Needless to say, EVERY Cavalier Marching Band Member is essential for our success at this competition. Here are the details for September 23rd, 2017: Permission slips have been sent home with students.
I have partnered with Carroll County Public Schools and the South Carroll Instrumental Music Boosters to provide every student enrolled in the South Carroll Instrumental Music Program with a free subscription to SmartMusic for the 2017-2018 academic year. SmartMusic is a web-based music education platform that connects teachers and students. Teachers have access to an unrivaled library of music from which to create individualized assignments for every student. Students recei
Again this year, all SCH instrumental students will be required to wear uniform concert attire. This eliminates the focus on individual student fashion and instead shifts the focus to the music being presented by the students. Every effort has been made to make this requirement affordable. CCPS will assist families with financial difficulties to purchase this concert attire. This policy ensures that all students have equal access to high-quality, appropriate, concert attir
I encourage all students who are enrolled in an Honors-level performance class and take private lessons to audition for All State Band/Orchestra. Performing in an All State ensemble is a great honor and a wonderful opportunity for students to perform challenging music with the best instrumental music students the State of Maryland. Students interested in auditioning should send me an email at JRSteve@carrollk12.org at their earliest convenience. The email doesn't need to be
I strongly encourage all students who take private lessons and/or are enrolled in an Honors-level performance class to audition for All County Band or All County Orchestra. Performing in an All-County ensemble is a great honor and a wonderful opportunity for students to perform challenging music with the best instrumental music students from Carroll County. Applications, audition information, and audition music are available from Mr. Stevenson. Completed applications are due
"I've always loved the first day of school better than the last day of school. Firsts are best because they are beginnings." Jenny Han The first day of school is like New Years Day. It's a great time to renew the habits that have been working well and create new habits to replace those that haven't been working so well. If you haven't had a conversation with your child (children) about this, I encourage you to do so. This is the perfect time to chart the course for succes
Whether you've been part of the South Carroll Instrumental Music family for years or this is your first year in the program, I want to formally welcome you to a new year.
I have a lot of information to share with you over the course of the next few weeks. I suggest that you start by navigating to www.cavmusic.com and acquainting yourself with the website. Most of your questions will be answered by visiting the website.
I will send you periodic emails to remind you of up