Band and Jazz Band Auditions for Fall 2018
Concert Bands and Jazz Band Audition Materials are now online. Please read and follow ALL INSTRUCTIONS.
- CONCERT BAND AUDITIONS will take place on Tuesday, May 29th, 2018.
- JAZZ BAND AUDITIONS are through submission of audio recordings. DETAILED Instructions are on the Jazz Audition Letter (3 pages). All recording are to be uploaded on or BEFORE May 21, 2018.
If for some reason, you have trouble downloading these instructions or the referenced materials, please contact the Band Office.
Concert Bands Audition Materials
|Bb Clarinet||Bass Clarinet|
|Alto Sax||Tenor Sax||Baritone Sax|
TOHS Color Guard Takes the Bronze!
Congratulations the TOHS Color Guard for placing 3rd, in their flight, in the AAA Scholastic Class at the Southern California Winter Guard Association Championships. The Guard received the BRONZE MEDAL!
2018-2019 Instrumental Music Department Survey
The 2018-2019 Instrumental Music Department Survey is now open. Please fill out the survey if are interested in being a member next year in the Lancer Band.
Parents, don't forget to attend the PARENT MANDATORY ORIENTATION MEETING on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 6:15 PM, for NEW member Parents, and 7:00 PM for returning member parents. The meeting will be conducted in the TOHS MPR. This Orientation Meeting is MANDATORY for ALL Parents of ALL MUSIC DEPARTMENT STUDENTS and Optional for students to attend. (Music Department Consists of Brass/Woodwind/Jazz/Percussion/ColorGuard).
Fundraisers for the Lancer Band!
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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.
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.
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.
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."