Welcome to Los Gatos High School Music!
Los Gatos High is proud to announce that we are one of only 120 schools nationwide to be selected by the NAMM Foundation to receive the 2015 SupportMusic Merit Award, as part of the foundation's recognition of the nation's Best Communities for Music Education.
Shout-outs go to all the talented and hardworking staff, students, and parents who have helped make this award possible. The award affirms both the music program's outstanding accomplishments of recent years as well as its tremendous potential for the future. Click on the links in the paragraph above to learn more about this honor and what it means for our school and the Los Gatos community.
General Info About the Music Program:
Los Gatos High School is proud to offer a comprehensive Music Department for students in grades 9-12, with a 119-member marching band and color guard, 2 concert bands, 2 orchestras, 3 choirs, 1 jazz band, 1 percussion techniques class, and 2 courses in music theory. The Department also offers indoor winter guard and a winter percussion ensemble.
LGHS Music ensembles have recently been recognized for excellence in performance with several CMEA Unanimous Superior ratings, Gold ratings and Overall Program sweepstakes in the Heritage Music Festival, and several top rankings in its marching programs.
Every four years, the Music Department embarks on an international summer performance tour. Most recently, in June 2014, students in Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, and Choir toured England, where they collaborated with world-renowned American composer Frank Ticheli, performed in major historic venues in London, York, and Harrogate, and participated in the Harrogate International Music Festival. Click on Photos & Videos to see and hear our Music students deliver those world-class performances.
Explore this site to learn more about the Music Department, and be sure to click on the About section to read about our outstanding students, faculty, and Boosters organization. LGHS students and families are invited to join the Department in its ongoing musical journey -- whether by enrolling in one or more of its stellar programs, by volunteering to support its activities, or by attending one or more of its numerous ensemble performances throughout the year.
See you in class . . . and at the show!