General Music Booster Meeting All Music Booster Members Welcome
Next Booster Meeting: Monday, March 27, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the Music Room adjacent to the Kelly Johnson Field House (typically the 3rd Monday of the month) Note: meetings moved to Mondays
Middle School Musicians! 2017 Registration is Open Follow this link for details about Music Madness, the middle school enrichment program taught by Mr. Fred Steiner (PVPHS Music Director)!
Music Boosters Community Service Program
Register here for the Music Boosters PVSA program to receive emails from the program organizers.
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Music Booster Fundraiser
Amazon will donate 0.5% of your qualifying purchases to the Music Boosters if you enter through the AmazonSmile portal smile.amazon.com instead of amazon.com. This link to AmazonSmile will let you start supporting the Palos Verdes Peninsula High School Music Booster Club when you shop at Amazon through the Amazon Smile portal.
PVPHS Jazz Band host Sammy Miller and the Congregation
If you are interested in attending a special performance of the jazz band Sammy Miller and the Congregation in conjunction with the PVPHS Jazz band on Tuesday March 21st at 7:00 PM in the Kelly Johnson Fieldhouse, you can purchase tickets at PVPHSJazzBand.yapsody.com
Join the PVPHS Chorale Department for A Midwinter Concert Friday, March 24th.
Seniors - Music Scholarship Opportunity
Three music scholarships of $1000 each are being offered by Los Cancioneros Master Chorale.
The winners will be determined by competitive auditions to be held at:
Hope United Methodist Church 3405 Artesia Blvd. Torrance, CA 90504
Saturday, May 27, 2017
The scholarship applicant may be a graduating high school senior or a community college, college, university, or music-school student specializing in either vocal or instrumental music, with a grade-point average of 3.0 or better. Spring/summer 2017 college graduates are not eligible. The student must currently reside, or have resided, in the greater South Bay area. Only the first twenty applicants will be accepted. Applications may be obtained by contacting: Faye Schwartz (310) 377-4402 email@example.com
Application deadline – May 17, 2017
Interested in Jazz Improvisation?
Join the Jazz Angels in Long Beach for your chance in the "spot light". This group meets every Sunday afternoon/evening providing students the opportunity to learn improvisation in a nurturing, pressure free environment. For more details, contact Barry Cogert at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to their website at www.jazzangel.org.
theJazzAngels 3258 E Willow St. Signal Hill, CA 90755 (562) 981-8410
Top 17 Ways Learning a Musical Instrument Gives you the Edge
A little music training in childhood goes a long way in improving how the brain functions in adulthood, according to a new study.
Compared to people with no musical training, adults with one to five years of musical training as children had enhanced brain responses to complex sounds, making them more effective at pulling out the fundamental frequency of the sound signal, researchers at Northwestern University report. “Musical training as children makes better listeners later in life,” said Dr. Nina Kraus, a professor of neurobiology, physiology and communication sciences at Northwestern...the study suggests that short-term music lessons may enhance lifelong listening and learning.
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