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Welcome to the Harper Band!

Harper Bands - Important Dates for 2018-2019



1-18 to 1-20  All Day        North Bay Honor Band (NBHB)  Pioneer HS : Woodland      Select Students (Audition)


1-15-2019    7:00 p.m.    Band Boosters Meeting               Harper : Room C-16           All parents are invited


1-29-2019     7:30 p.m.    Side-by-Side Concert                 DHS : Brunelle Hall             7th grade band w/6th graders


1-30-2019     8:50 a.m.    Morning Rehearsal                     Harper   C-16                      Jazz Band + (Elem tour)


2-5-2019       7:00 p.m.   Band Boosters Meeting              Harper : C-16                        All parents invited 


2-6-2019       8:15 a.m.-

                      9:45 a.m.  Elementary Tour/Meet at Montgomery, return to Harper          Jazz Band +


2-13-2019     TBD            Sweet Notes Tech Rehearsal    Harper : C-16 and MPR        Performer reps + tech crew


2-22-2019     6:00 p.m.    Sweet Notes Program                Harper : C-16 and MPR       7th grade band + performers


3-2 -2019     6:00 p.m.    Coconut Grove                            Emerson : MPR                   Jazz Band


TBD   (Early March)         Info -DHS Symphonic CD's due  DHS Bandroom : To Mr. Slabaugh by 4:00 p.m.


3-5-2019       7:00 p.m.    Band Boosters Meeting              Harper : Room C-16          All parents are invited


(March)          Info            DHS Jazz Band Auditions          DHS Bandroom after school (live audition)


3-16-2019     TBA            DJUSD Band Festival

                                        changed to fundraising event

                                         for Paradise Music Dept.           DHS : Brunelle Hall             All Bands


3-20-2019     6:00 p.m.    Harper Open House                   Harper : Quad                     Jazz Band 


4-9 to 4-13    Info            Harper Jazz Band Auditions        Harper : C-16                      Interested 7th and 8th


4-2-2019       7:00 p.m.   Band Boosters Meeting              Harper : C-16                      All parents invited


4-15-2019     10:15 - 1:00  Field Trip to Mondavi               Leave Harper/Return Harper  All students + Chaperones


4-24-2019     8:55 a.m.    Pops Rehearsal                          Harper : C-16                     All Bands!


4-27-2019      All Day      Spring Band Trip / Performance  Six Flags  -  Performance 10:30 a.m.


5-4-2019        8:00 a.m.   DJUSD Pops in the Park             Central Park in Davis         All Bands!


5-7-2019        7:00 p.m.   Band Boosters Meeting               Harper : C-16                     All parents invited


5-29-2019      8:55 a.m.    Morning Rehearsal                      Harper : C-16                     All Bands!


5-31-2019      6:00 p.m.   Concert on the Quad                   Harper : Quad                    All Bands!


6-11-2019       6:00 p.m.   Freshman Celebration                 Harper : MPR and Gym     All 9th grade students


June TBD      7:00 p.m.   Band Boosters Meeting               Harper : C-16                     All parents invited


Monday, Nov. 19: All High School Honor Band Recordings are due to High School Band Director by 3:45pm. This includes Nor-Cal Honor Band, CMEA Cap Section Honor Band, and CBDA All State Honor Band. Interested 9th grade students are welcome to apply. Special Note: Some honor bands have a limit on the number of accepted students from each school. In the event we have too many auditions, the High School Band Director will make a determination as to whether or not to submit the application and recording to the respective organization. If the application and recording are NOT submitted, you will have the entire audition packet returned to you.  For audition information please visit each respective honor band's website.

Band Booster Officers



President:               Sareena Malhi


Vice Presidents:     Todd Kamisky


Treasurer:              Steven Ingram / Mona Siegal


Secretary:              Amanda Fischer

Private Group Lesson Instructors

2018-2019 : "mostly" 1st Semester

Great added feature for Harper Band students is professional small group instruction from local instructors around Davis. This ...more