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2020 WGI World Championships CANCELLED due to COVID-19 At the direction of Dayton & Montgomery County Public Health, and in consultation with the Ohio Department of Health, and Governor DeWine, WGI Sport of the Arts is canceling the 2020 WGI World Championships for Color Guard, Percussion, and Winds. While this is deeply saddening for all[…]
Purchase your tile for the Cleveland Proud wall today! Tiles will be placed on an interior wall in the hallway of the auditorium lobby of Cleveland High School in May 2020. Orders must be placed by April 1, 2020 Visit Polar Engraving for Cleveland High School here to see all the personalization options available. Full[…]
Have you been taking a lot of photos this season? Did you get something good on video? Have pictures from past years shows? Would you like to share? Whether it’s in competition, rehearsal or just a funny candid if you’re willing to share – read on. We would like to establish an archive that keeps as[…]
Sponsorship There are now two ways that friends of the band and our community partners can help sponsor the Cleveland Arts Performance Ensemble programs. We have both Student and Corporate sponsorship programs available. You can read about both on the boosters page. Or follow the links below: Corporate Sponsorship Information and Contributions Student Sponsorship Contributions[…]
Parents, relatives or friends of the band – sponsorship opportunities are now available. You can be a sponsor of the band as a whole, a student needing assistance, or a specific student (not your own). Multiple levels of sponsorship are available and it’s all done online to make it as simple as it can be. […]
Ever want to be able to find out everything that’s going on with the band in ONE PLACE? Well…. YOU CAN! The new events calendar has been loaded with all the events we know about through October. You can access it by going to https://clevelandhigh.band and clicking the big green “Upcoming Events” button.[…]
We wanted to share some tips that will make the outdoor practices easier, more effective and more fun. Steps Remember what to bring for rehearsal- i.e. lunch, water, instrument, etc. Make a checklist so you don’t end up in a predicament. Be on time. Remember that early is ‘on time’ – on time is late. Warm[…]
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About the band
Proudly Supporting High School Musical Arts Since 2010
Since 2010 the Cleveland High School (CvHS) Band program has provided an excellent music program and learning opportunity for its students. As a part of the CvHS Fine Arts program it continues the commitment to high school Fine Arts and Music Programs known throughout the county. The band also continues the traditions established at Cleveland High School (1926-1969); which our school was named after. CvHS band students come from the following Middle Schools: Clayton, Cleveland and McGees.
Classes began in the Fall of 2010 with the opening of the new Cleveland High School. However, even before there were classrooms CvHS principal Ms. Anne Meredith brought a sense of reality to the program in September 2009 when she shared her vision of the program with the students that would become the first band class and their parents. That first class consisted of students in the ninth and tenth grade.
The band has two academic courses (Marching Band and Concert Band) and offers extra-curricular courses (Winterguard, Winter Winds and Indoor Percussion). The students perform, exhibit, and compete at various events at the local, state and regional level.
We are proud to have Mr. Jason Heard as the Band Director at CvHS.
Great bands start with Great Instructors
Throughout his career he has helped to lead and guide band students to give their best while having fun. The band programs where he served have received numerous awards.