Newhart Middle School Band, Choir and Orchestra

Mr. Kent Klingbeil ---- Intermediate Orchestra, Advanced Orchestra & Wind Ensemble

Mrs. Valerie Petty ---- Concert Choir, Vocal Ensemble, String Ensemble, Wind Ensemble & Intermediate Band



FOR FUTURE MUSIC PANTHERS - Incoming 6th graders

Do you LOVE playing in Band or Orchestra? Do you love to sing? Parents, do you have a current 5th grade student or a future Newhart panther in 6th or 7th? Check out this video of the wonderful things happing here in the Newhart Music Programs. The Capo Area Instrumental Music Family would not be where we are today without the tremendous support from the ENTIRE CAPO COMMUNITY!

---Check out the Middle School Band, Orchestra & Choir Video Here

---Need more information? Got Questions? Please Click HERE to be directed to much more information.


Vocal Ensemble & Concert Choir

Click on the moving notes in rainbow colors or HERE to be directed to your computer lab lesson for 2/10 or 2/13.


Salaamuna Field Trip - Feb. 10

Advanced Orchestra, Concert Choir, Intermediate Band & Intermediate Orchestra. Please click on the link under Calendar for more information.


Area Concert - Monday, Feb. 13

The Intermediate Band, Intermediate Orchestra, String Ensemble & Wind Ensemble will be performing at CVHS. This is a required concert in the gym. Click HERE for details.

  1. Orchestra - Arrive at 5:15 PM, Concert at 6 PM
  2. Band - Arrive at 7:15 PM, Concert at 7:45 PM



All information is and/or will be posted on the CUSDVAPA website including audition results. Click HERE to be directed to that website. RESULTS posted on the CUSD Honor link to the right.


Practice Your Note Names

Click on the Music Flash cards at the top of the page. Make sure to choose the correct clef for your instrument.


Clean your Instrument!

--Band Instrument daily care, monthly maintenance & how to assemble & play

--String Instrument cleaning video


Helpful Music Websites

Here are links to use to help you in many different areas of music that are great to use at the beginning of the year! Check them out TODAY! More listed at the music links to the right. And don't forget to use the "Music Flash Cards" linked in the navigation at the top of all pages.

  • All BAND INSTRUMENT VIDEO's to help with care, maintenance, how to assemble and play
  • Ultimate College Marching Band Resource
  • Note Flight (Free Music Writing Software)
  • Practicing Help
  • Music Games, Quizzes, & Help
  • Flash Mob Professional Orchestra
  • Band Instrument Care, Hold, & Embouchure Help




    Simply click on the headings below to go to the pages listed.

    Calendar of Events - Including details about concerts, events & field trips
    C.U.S.D. Honor Band, Orchestra & Choir - Results, Song Recordings, Audition Info/Times and Rehearsal/Concert Dates
    C.V.H.S. Choir Website
    C.V.H.S. Instrumental Music Website
    Community Youth Performing Groups
    Concert Dress Outfit (with Pictures)
    Concert Videos
    Contact Us
    C.U.S.D. District Website
    District & Community Info
    Fundraiser - Entertainment Books & Cougar Gold Cards
    Fun Stuff
    Handbook - 2016-17 (Current)
    High School & College Requirements for the Music Student
    Honor Band, Orchestra & Choir - Results, Song Recordings, Audition Info/Times and Rehearsal/Concert Dates
    Instrument Insurance
    Instrument/Voice Specific Websites Flute - Oboe - Bassoon - Clarinet - Bass Clarinet - Saxophone - Trumpet - French Horn - Trombone - Baritone Horn/Euphonium - Tuba - Violin - Viola - Cello - String Bass - Percussion - Voice
    New Student Information
    Inspiring Story
    Metronome (Web) - Free
    Metronome (Online) - Free
    Music Links to Many Music Websites - instruments, voices, music colleges, free music writing stuff, games, etc.
    Music Advocacy
    Music Store List
    Picture Day for Music Groups
    Photos of Rehearsals, Concerts & Field Trips - New Photos posted 9/25
    Practice Card - Printable
    Practice Help
    Private Teacher List
    String Instrument Tuning Notes
    String Orchestra Music Ideas (New Books Available for Purchase & Practice)
    String Workbook Recordings
    Supply Lists for Instruments
    Summer Music Ideas
    Teacher & Staff Bio
    Tuner - FREE
    YouTube Music Videos