Welcome to Los Gatos High School Music!
Congratulations to Winter Percussion!
On 2-14-15 the marching ensemble took 1st Place in their Class A division, and the concert ensemble debuted their "Catching Shadows" piece with a score of 76.2! Click here to view the scoring recap, photos, and videos. Their next performance will be March 21, at the WGI Championships in San Bernardino!
Missed the December or January Concerts?
See and hear them courtesy of KCAT TV15 and the NFHS high school sports network! Subscribe here to view recordings of past and future LGHS Music events.
Music Matters! Fundraiser Drive
Thank you for your support of Music Matters! Our funding drive this year brought in $24,060 from 44 families. Thanks to all of you who participated -- and it's still not too late! You can still donate by clicking below:
When he's not playing in Marching Band, Symphonic Band, or Jazz Band, multi-talented sophomore Brendan D'Angelo enjoys bringing a little comic relief to the LGHS Music program. Here's the first in his series of original work, with additional strips coming soon:
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!