Fertitta Middle School
Firebird Band

9905 West Mesa Vista Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89148

Last Updated: April 6, 2014

Great performance by the Intermediate Band at Intermediate Band Festival!  Outstanding job by ALL students!!!

Another "Superior" performance by the Advanced Band at the CCSD Concert Band Festival!!  Congratulations on receiving Superior ratings on all scales, the performance, and in sight reading!!

CCSD JAZZ FESTIVAL, May 7 at Chaparral H.S.
We will meet at school at 8am dressed in uniforms. We will load CCSD bus and go to Chaparral H.S.  We perform at 9:40am followed by a clinic, pictures, listening to a couple of groups (including the great Green Valley H.S. Jazz Band!), eat lunch at C.H.S., and then head back to school via CCSD school bus.  We should be back to school at approximately 1:15pm.

Spring Concerts: Jazz and Beginning Bands Tue, 5/20
Intermediate and Advanced Bands Wed, 5/21
Both concerts begin at 6:30pm in the gymnasium.

It's official, the trip will cost $270 ea. The next payment of $120 will be due by March 28 and the remaining balance of  $100 will be due April 25.

The trip is May 17 and 18. We will leave by 7am on the 17th and be back around 11:30pm Sunday night (there is no school Monday).  We are staying at the Ramada Maingate and are traveling via chartered motor coaches. The cost of the trip includes quad occupancy room, transportation, 2 day park-hopper tickets, a Disney T-shirt, a recording session in the Disney studios with a Disney conductor (not Mickey...heehee), and continental breakfast Sunday morning at the hotel.

Students who have fund raised since they've been in band have an account from which they can draw funds to help pay for the trip.

Jazz Band 4/7-4/11:       Monday: No Band
                                             Tuesday: Full Band
                                                   Wednesday: Full Band
                                               Thursday: Full Band                             
                                          Friday: Full Band

Contact Mr. Reid with any questions at

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