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OUR MISSION

The mission of APAB is to help bring high quality performing arts education to the students of Acalanes High School. APAB supports the students and directors of the Choral, Instrumental Music, and Drama departments in their extracurricular work.

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CHORAL

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INSTRUMENTAL

MUSIC

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DRAMA

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DRAMA & CHORAL DONS
 (coming soon)

Ticket on Sale Now!

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Congratulations Acalanes Jazz!
 

The Acalanes Jazz Ensemble performed at the 34th Annual Folsom Jazz Festival, Saturday, January 28, one of the largest jazz competitions in California, and it was an exciting day of entertainment! Middle school and high school jazz bands, vocal jazz choirs, and jazz combos from all over Northern California competed.  

 

The Acalanes Jazz Combo of Lucas Chow, Tommy Gallagher, Nathan Joseph, and Spencer Tantameng received 1st place in the Combos A Division and the Acalanes Jazz Ensemble received 4th place in the Band A Division. Directed by Lauren Gibson. 

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BAND MEMBER RECOGNITION
 

We are very proud to recognize and honor our talented Acalanes musicians who were accepted into these distinguished ensembles this year!


CONTRA COSTA COUNTY HONOR BAND
Serina Eun, Melina Galacatos, Miles Garcia, Zach Garcia, Zero Hill, Nathan Joseph, Monique Khouw, Sabrina Koo, Daichi Nannen, Cole Ruebner, Anthony Smario, Aya Watanabe, Koto Watanabe, and Adelina Zheng.  
 
 

CALIFORNIA ALL-STATE JAZZ ENSEMBLE
Spencer Tantameng

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY HONOR JAZZ BAND
Nathan Joseph, Spencer Tantameng, and Rohini Vrajmohan. 

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Fall Jazz Concert 

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

 

DATE:  Thursday, November 17
TIME:  7:00pm 
LOCATION:  AHS Performing Arts Center 

Come and enjoy some fabulous music with the Acalanes High School Jazz Ensemble, led by Music Director Lauren Gibson. They will be joined by the Stanley Messengers directed by Todd Minson. FREE ADMISSION!

 

Winter Choral Concert
Please join the Acalanes Choir & Friends to ring in the season at our Winter Concert on Thursday, Dec 1 at 7 pm! Enjoy renditions of classics like "Sleigh Ride", "Holly, Jolly Christmas" and more!
 

Date:  Thursday, December 1
Time:  7:00pm 
Location:  AHS Performing Arts Center 
Music Group: Acalanes Choir & Friends
Admission Price: Free

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Acalanes Music Pops Concert 2022: Come Fly Through Clouds of Melody and Rhythm

Read the Acalanes Blueprint article here

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Former Instrumental Music Don, Mav Fabela, playing it big at Outside Lands. Read the Acalanes Blueprint article here

 

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Performances
2023-2024

Oct 5

 

Oct 25-28

Nov 8

 

Dec 7

Dec 12

Feb 1 & 2


 

March 6-9

 

 

April 24-26

April 30 

May 2

May 10

Pops Concert

 

DramaDons Fall Production:
Inherit the Wind

 

Fall Jazz Concert

 

Winter Instrumental Concert

Winter Choral Concert

 

Open House & Visual/Performing
Arts Showcase

 

Spring Musical:
The Wizard of Oz

 

DramaDons Short Play Festival

Collage Concert

 

Spring Instrumental Concert

 

Spring Choral Concert

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