Cesar Chavez Champion Band
    Interim Band Director: Alison Brightwell-Balot
    Assistant director, Aldie Lopez
    Link to current pictures: Band Pictures!
    Link to Current MP3s:  MP3 Recordings
    Contact Information: brightwell-balot@phoenixunion.org 
    Meeting Dates/Times/Locations: Band rehearsal Tuesday Nights 5-9pm

    Welcome to the 2017-2018 Band season! My name is Alison Brightwell-Balot and I am currently the drumline teacher here at Chavez. I will be your interim band director this year and have some very special people that will be helping me so we can make this year the best year yet! Please check out my website for more information
    Mr. Aldie Lopez will be the Assistant Band Director
    Ms. Katie Ritsko will assist with our Brass
     Mr. Kyle Taylor will assist with our Colorguard
    Mr. Shad Balot and Ms. Juilanne Layton will assist with our Percussion/drumline 
    We are excited to start the school year! This is going to be the best year yet! Here is some important information and dates that you will need:
    The Marching Band rehearses every Tuesday night from 5-9pm. These rehearsals are mandatory. The first rehearsal will be 8/15 
    This year every student must be cleared through athletics. You may pick up the paperwork needed from Ms. Cluck in the athletics office or you can contact me and I can help you.  There are $10.00 physicals being offered on 7/27 at Chavez. 1pm at the nurses office, get those physicals done :) 
    Here are some important dates to start off the year!
    9/22-Home football game
    9/29-Home football game and junior high night and senior night
    9/30-PAS drumline competition
    10/6-Home football game
    10/7-FIRST BAND COMPETITION, Gilbert high school
    10/20-Home football game 
    10/21-Goldwater high school band competition
    10/24 Sierra Linda Band competition
    11/1-PUHSD exhibition at North High school. Call time 4pm  
    11/4 state marching festival (if we qualify) 
    11/18 State Championships (if we qualify)