SCSBOA Ratings Festival March 29th & 30th
Calling all hands to help out this year at our SCSBOA Ratings Festival
This is a two-day festival in which we host 35 bands and orchestras. This requires vast amounts of help; we have about 275 spots to fill. Please take a look at the available spots at this link SignUp.com. We especially need help on Thursday.
Mandatory 2017-2018 Orientation Meeting
April 26, 2017
The 2017-18 Band Orientation Meeting will take place on April 26, 2017 at 6:30 PM in the TOHS MPR. Attendance at the Orientation Meeting is for mandatory parents of all new and returning band students.
2017-2018 Instrumental Music Department Survey
The 2017-2018 Instrumental Music Department Survey is still being collected. Please fill out the survey if haven't done so already and you are interested in being a member next year in the Lancer Band.
Fundraisers for the Lancer Band!
Help fund our band while saving hundreds of dollars on things you're already doing! The Corridor Card has big discounts for more than 120 local businesses. In most cases, just show your card and save! Even better, our band keeps at least $15 for every $25 card purchased. That's an unheard of 60%! So you get all your money back (and more) in discounts, while supporting our band, and helping our local businesses, right here in the Conejo Valley. This is a great opportunity for you to support our band and make a difference! The card is valid from Oct 1, 2016 – Dec 31, 2017!
hhShop Amazon? Just sign up for AmazonSmile and list Thousand hhOaks High School Band Boosters as your designated group. The Band wins each time you purchase.
What is AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Thousand Oaks High School Band every time you shop on Amazon. When you make an eligble purchase through smile.amazon.com, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the Band. To sign up simply enter Thousand Oaks High School Band Boosters on your first visit to AmazonSmile.
To learn more and to sign up visit AmazonSmile.
The Band Booster Web Store is Now Open
DEADLINE FOR GROUP ORDERS IS FRIDAY AUGUST 19TH
ORDERS AFTER AUGUST 19TH MIGHT INCUR HIGHER PRICES DUE TO SHIPPING RATES
Check out the New Band Booster Web Store. Click here to enter the Store.
Fund raise for the band without spending an extra dime!
We now have two ways to fund raise for the band simply by shopping.
Benefit-Mobile Gives While You Shop!
Ralphs is the last grocery store to give back to schools. Support us by supporting them!
See our NEW fundraising page for details on both options.
Your Booster Board
If you need to contact a member of the TOHS Band Booster Board, you can find email addresses for most board members on the Boosters Page.
Booster Meeting schedule
All booster meetings are conducted monthly during the school year. Please check our band calendar for the next scheduled meeting. Booster meetings typically start at 7:00 PM in the TOHS Band Room. Note, no meeting is planned for the month of December.
Find the Right Music Instructor
The Thousand Oaks High School Instrumental Music Department encourages all music students to take individual private music instruction to ensure that they reach their full potential. We have many instructors in and around the Conejo Valley for every type of instrument. Check out our list of music instructors.
A Word About our Sponsors
We have many sponsors this year. Their logos are posted on our equipment trailers and on our website. There is still room to add your logo. Be one of our sponsors and see your company's logo proudly displayed on the side of our equipment trailers. See our sponsors page for details.
In addition, we accept event sponsorships for those who just want to sponsor a single event. See our Events Sponsors page to see who sponsored us at one of our hosted events.
This is Your Brain.
This is Your Brain on Music.
National Public Radio recently aired a piece on how the brain is affected by music. The study itself is focused on how children whow grow up in poverty do not have the same neural development when compared to their most afluenet peers. The researchers found that neural development of these children could be improved through music training. It was quite an interesting study. Take a listen to "This is Your Brain. This is your Brain on Music."