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8th Grade Band 22-23 Fall Concert

Students Google Classrooms:

Students & 5th Grade Band Parents, please check Google Classroom for announcements, materials, forms, & more throughout the year!

Information Station!

Hello Band Families!

My name is Ms. Carly Miller & I am your student's band teacher at Day Creek Intermediate, Golden Elementary, & Lightfoot Elementary!

This is my 3rd year at Day Creek & I will continue making the lives of students better with music. Along with creating a safe space for all band students to thrive through musicality & creativity!

My Musical Journey: I began band in 5th grade & continued all throughout middle school, high school, & college. My main instruments are Bassoon & Percussion.

I have my Associates of Music Degree from Riverside City College & my Bachelor of Arts in Music Education Degree from California State University, Fullerton

I have performed in numerous concert & marching band groups including Southland Wind Symphony, Pomona Concert Band, CSUF Wind Symphony, RCC Marching Tigers, Vessel Indoor Percussion, & The Academy Drum & Bugle Corps.

Communication: I respond to messages/emails Monday-Friday from 7am-5pm, I respond on weekends if it is urgent.

Please communicate with me if there is anything you need or have any questions about the band programs at DCIS, Lightfoot or Golden.

Feel free to send me a message either through here, Rooms, email at carly_miller@etiwanda.org, or through phone at 909-803-3300 Ext. 316058.

It's Me, Hi! :)

2024/2025 Band Handbook:

Here is our Band Handbook, if you have any questions please feel free to send me an email :)

Elementary Bands:

The Band Interest Form for Golden & Lightfoot can be found here:

Golden Elementary Schedule:

Mondays & Wednesdays:

9:20am - Clarinets (Monday), Saxophones (Wednesday)

9:50am - Flutes (Monday), Trumpets (Wednesday)

10:20am- Percussion (Monday), Trombones (Wednesday)

Fridays: Full Band - 9:20am

Lightfoot Elementary Schedule:

Tuesdays & Thursdays:

9:30am - Clarinets (Tuesday), Trumpets & Trombones (Thursday)

10am - Percussion (Tuesday)

10:30am - Flutes (Tuesday), Saxophones (Thursday)

Fridays: Full Band - 10:30am

Concert Dates!

DCIS Fall Concert: Wednesday, October 9th, 2024

Day Creek Intermediate School Gym, 6:30pm, Grades 6 - 8

DCIS Winter Concert: Wednesday, December 11th, 2024

Los Osos HS Theatre, 6:30pm. Grades 6-8.

Pre - Festival Performance: Friday, February 7th, 2025

Los Osos HS Theatre. (After School Event, Times TBD) Grades 7 & 8 Only.

Inland Empire Festival: Friday, March 14th, 2025

Los Osos HS Theatre. (During School Event, Times TBD) Grades 7 - 8 Only

Elementary Spring Concert: Tuesday, April 29th, 2025

Caryn & Lightfoot Elementary Performance: 5:30pm

Golden Elementary Performance: 6:30pm

Day Creek Intermediate School Gym

DCIS Spring Concert: Wednesday, April 30th, 2025

Los Osos HS Theatre, 6:30pm. Grades 6 - 8.

DCIS Student Showcase: Open House (early May)

Day Creek Intermediate School Gym, Day & Time TBD, Grades 6 - 8, *optional performance*

If you would like to donate to the band, you can login to EZ School Pay Here:

You can only donate through here if you are a parent to a student the Etiwanda School District, if you are not a parent in the district, please email Ms. Miller of how you can donate.

2023 - 2024 Performances

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