The HASD Honors Band and Chorus is an afterschool program in celebration of "Music In Our Schools Month." This is a nationally recognized event for the month of March each year to acknowledge the importance of the performing arts to all students as a fundamental learning experience. Music enhances each students learning and creative abilities and ties in with every core subject from reading to math, history to social studies, not to mention enhancing creative thinking, self-esteem, motivation, and discipline.
The HASD Music Department Honors Program is designed for students to participate in a district wide program for grades 5-12. Students are chosen by director recommendation from each of the schools to interact during rehearsals on preparing musical selections for a public concert.
Rehearsals will begin January 8, 2013 and continue each week through to March 13, 2013. All rehearsals are at HAHS in the band and chorus rooms from 6-8pm. Students must have their own transportation to and from the HS. Students are allowed up to 3 excused abscences from rehearsals. All students are encouraged to be at all rehearsals.
The concert will be held Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 7pm in the HAHS Auditorium. This is a formal event-dress is White shirts/blouses, black pants/dresses, ties for men is optional, sleeves must be on girls tops. Black dress shoes for all. All students will receive an official Honors Pin to wear for the concert the night of the program. Tickets are sold at the door-$4 Adults, $3 Students/Seniors.