Upcoming Events

Feb
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2019 SCV February Camp
Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm – Feb 24 @ 1:30 pm

This February Rehearsal Camp is for Brass and Percussion members of the 2019 Santa Clara Vanguard.

Don’t forget to RSVP for this camp and submit a shuttle request through MySCV if necessary.
All shuttle requests must be submitted by Wednesday, February 20!
HOW TO SIGN UP FOR THIS EVENT:
1. Login to your MySCV account
2. RSVP to attend the February Rehearsal Camp
3. Fill out a shuttle request if you require transportation
4. Fill out any necessary paperwork to bring with you to check-in
CHECK-IN:
During check-in we will be collecting membership fee payments as well as any additional forms/paperwork (Image Release, Medical Info/History, Copy of Health Insurance, Age Verification) that you have not previously submitted.  Upon successfully completing the registration process, you will be provided with a wristband and name tag.
TRANSPORTATION/HOUSING:
Those flying in to join us for the camp should fly into DFW Airport. Also note that the Main Fort Worth Amtrak and Greyhound stations are the easiest bus/train transportation center to access for the camp weekend. Vanguard Shuttles to the airport and transportation centers will be available for arrivals starting at 5:30 PM on Friday evening and early Saturday morning until noon. Shuttles will resume on Sunday for departures. Please try to time your departure from an airport or transportation center after 2:00 PM on Sunday. A Thursday arrival or Monday departure cannot be accommodated. Don’t forget to make a shuttle request in MySCV if necessary!
CAMP LOGISTICS:
Please do not arrive at the school before 6:00 PM on Friday evening. Also, do NOT call the school for any information about the SCV Camp. The school doors will open at 6:30PM and registration will begin Friday evening at 7:00PM. There will be a short meeting with corps management at 8:00 PM and rehearsal will follow until 11:00 PM.

All prospective members will be provided with sleeping accommodations at the school for the weekend. Don’t forget your air mattress, pillow and a blanket! Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack will be provided for all camp attendees, starting with a late Friday evening snack and ending with breakfast on Sunday. Please make sure to eat dinner before coming for registration on Friday! Saturday morning registration will begin at 7:30 AM and run throughout the weekend for any late-comers. Saturday’s rehearsal/audition session will begin at approximately 8:30 AM and camp will conclude on Sunday by 12:00 PM. Clean up/shuttles to the airport will then begin by 12:30 PM.

To ensure your safety and security, all Vanguard camps operate as a closed campus. No one is permitted to leave the campus during camp unless you have prior approval from the director.

If you have any questions, please contact us at ACorps@SCVanguard.org. We look forward to seeing you in Dallas!

Feb
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SCVC Local Brass Rehearsal
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

This local rehearsal is open to 2019 Vanguard Cadets brass members who live in the area and want to get together to work on their visual and music skills. Rehearsal will last from 9:00am to 4:00pm and will be held at the Vanguard Hall. Lunch is NOT provided.

Mar
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Leadership Workshop – Silent Command
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Learn, lead, innovate – that’s what you’ll do at this Silent Command Bay Area Clinic! Join some of DCI’s best drum majors, including SCV’s very own Carl Huang, as they coach you through what it takes to be a leader in the marching arts. This clinic is open to all high school aged drum majors, student leaders, and aspiring student leaders. Ticket price includes a day of instruction, notebook, catered lunch, t-shirt, and 1-month subscription to Silent Command Stream.
Tickets are $60 and can be purchased by CLICKING HERE.

Mar
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Youth Brass & Percussion Ensembles Concert
Mar 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The VMAPA Youth Brass and Youth Percussion Ensembles are getting ready for their first performances of 2019! We hope you will join us on Sunday afternoon, March 3rd at the Santa Clara University Recital Hall to support these young musicians and celebrate their hard work! Concert starts at 3:00 PM and admission is free, though donations to VMAPA are always appreciated.

The Recital Hall is located on the first floor of the SCU Music and Dance Facility.

Mar
9
Sat
SCVC Local Brass Rehearsal
Mar 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

This local rehearsal is open to 2019 Vanguard Cadets brass members who live in the area and want to get together to work on their visual and music skills. Rehearsal will last from 9:00am to 4:00pm and will be held at the Vanguard Hall. Lunch is NOT provided.

Mar
14
Thu
Percussion Workshop – Paul Rennick
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Have you ever wanted an inside look at how the SCV Percussion section tackles technique and approaches performance? Well you’re in luck because SCV Music Coordinator and Percussion Arranger/Caption Manager, Paul Rennick, will be coming in to demonstrate the Vanguard approach to drumming and musicianship!

This workshop is perfect for music students and educators alike who are looking to widen their views on percussion performance and gain a better understanding of how we do things here at Vanguard.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at:
https://donate.scvanguard.org/19Workshops

Mar
15
Fri
Brass Workshop – Mark Nichols
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Mark Nichols (Brass Caption Head of the World Champion Santa Clara Vanguard) as he walks through the building blocks of brass performance. These fundamentals used by top-level performers can work at all levels! Mr. Nichols has taught at all levels-elementary, junior high, high school, college, and professional and will use techniques that have proven successful for all learners and types of performers.

This clinic is open to all brass musicians, instructors, and pedagogy enthusiasts, and participants are encouraged to bring their instrument!

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at:
https://donate.scvanguard.org/19Workshops

2019 SCV March Camp
Mar 15 @ 6:30 pm – Mar 17 @ 1:30 pm

This March Rehearsal Camp is for Brass and Percussion members of the 2019 Santa Clara Vanguard.

Don’t forget to RSVP for this camp and submit a shuttle request through MySCV if necessary.
All shuttle requests must be submitted by Wednesday, March 13!
HOW TO SIGN UP FOR THIS EVENT:
1. Login to your MySCV account
2. RSVP to attend the March Rehearsal Camp
3. Fill out a shuttle request if you require transportation
4. Fill out any necessary paperwork to bring with you to check-in
CHECK-IN:
During check-in we will be collecting membership fee payments as well as any additional forms/paperwork (Image Release, Medical Info/History, Copy of Health Insurance, Age Verification) that you have not previously submitted.  Upon successfully completing the registration process, you will be provided with a wristband and name tag.
TRANSPORTATION/HOUSING:
Those flying in to join us for the camp should fly into SJC Airport. (SFO is acceptable, but not preferred.) Also note that the San Jose Diridon Station is the easiest bus/train transportation center to access for the camp weekend. Vanguard Shuttles to the airport and transportation centers will be available for arrivals starting at 5:30 PM on Friday evening and early Saturday morning until noon. Shuttles will resume on Sunday for departures. Please try to time your departure from an airport or transportation center after 2:00 PM on Sunday. A Thursday arrival or Monday departure cannot be accommodated. Don’t forget to make a shuttle request in MySCV if necessary!
CAMP LOGISTICS:
Please do not arrive at the school before 6:00 PM on Friday evening. Also, do NOT call the school for any information about the SCV Camp. The school doors will open at 6:30PM and registration will begin Friday evening at 7:00PM. There will be a short meeting with corps management at 8:00 PM and rehearsal will follow until 11:00 PM.

All prospective members will be provided with sleeping accommodations at the school for the weekend. Don’t forget your air mattress, pillow and a blanket! Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack will be provided for all camp attendees, starting with a late Friday evening snack and ending with breakfast on Sunday. Please make sure to eat dinner before coming for registration on Friday! Saturday morning registration will begin at 7:30 AM and run throughout the weekend for any late-comers. Saturday’s rehearsal/audition session will begin at approximately 8:30 AM and camp will conclude on Sunday by 12:00 PM. Clean up/shuttles to the airport will then begin by 12:30 PM.

To ensure your safety and security, all Vanguard camps operate as a closed campus. No one is permitted to leave the campus during camp unless you have prior approval from the director.

If you have any questions, please contact us at ACorps@SCVanguard.org. We look forward to seeing you in San Jose!

2019 SCVC March Camp
Mar 15 @ 6:30 pm – Mar 17 @ 1:30 pm

This March Rehearsal Camp is for Brass and Percussion members of the 2019 Vanguard Cadets.

Don’t forget to RSVP for this camp and submit a shuttle request through MySCV if necessary.
All shuttle requests must be submitted by Wednesday, March 13!
HOW TO SIGN UP FOR THIS EVENT:
1. Login to your MySCV account
2. RSVP to attend the March SCVC Rehearsal Camp
3. Fill out a shuttle request if you require transportation
4. Fill out any necessary paperwork to bring with you to check-in
CHECK-IN:
During check-in we will be collecting membership fee payments as well as any additional forms/paperwork (Image Release, Medical Info/History, Copy of Health Insurance, Age Verification) that you have not previously submitted.  Upon successfully completing the registration process, you will be provided with a wristband and name tag.
TRANSPORTATION/HOUSING:
Those flying in to join us for the camp should fly into SJC Airport. (SFO is acceptable, but not preferred.) Also note that the San Jose Diridon Station is the easiest bus/train transportation center to access for the camp weekend. Vanguard Shuttles to the airport and transportation centers will be available for arrivals starting at 4:30 PM on Friday evening and early Saturday morning until noon. Shuttles will resume on Sunday for departures. Please try to time your departure from an airport or transportation center after 4:00 PM on Sunday. A Thursday arrival or Monday departure cannot be accommodated. Don’t forget to make a shuttle request in MySCV if necessary!
CAMP LOGISTICS:
Please do not arrive at the school before 5:00 PM on Friday evening. Also, do NOT call the school for any information about the SCVC Camp. The school doors will open Friday at 5:30 PM, registration will begin at 6:00PM, rehearsal will follow until 10:00 PM.

All prospective members will be provided with sleeping accommodations at the school for the weekend. Don’t forget your air mattress, pillow and a blanket! Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack will be provided for all camp attendees, starting with a late Friday evening snack and ending with breakfast on Sunday. Please make sure to eat dinner before coming for registration on Friday! Saturday morning registration will begin at 8:00 AM and run throughout the weekend for any late-comers. Saturday’s rehearsal/audition session will begin at approximately 9:00 AM and camp will conclude on Sunday by 3:30 PM. Clean up/shuttles to the airport will then begin following the dismissal meeting.

To ensure your safety and security, all Vanguard camps operate as a closed campus. No one is permitted to leave the campus during camp unless you have prior approval from the director.

If you have any questions, please contact us at Cadets@SCVanguard.org. We look forward to seeing you in San Jose!

Mar
16
Sat
2019 VMAPA Birthday Brunch
Mar 16 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Vanguard Music and Performing Arts is excited to celebrate with you at our annual Birthday Brunch on Saturday, March 16th! The morning affair will consist of a delicious meal complete with freshly prepared mimosas, followed by the 2019 Vanguard Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony where we will recognize the achievements and contributions of our newest members. Last, but certainly not least, the Santa Clara Vanguard and Vanguard Cadets hornlines will perform a special sneak peek of their 2019 programs! Click here to purchase tickets.

Brunch options will include:
Choice of Pancakes or French Toast
Applewood Smoked Bacon
Hot Breakfast Sausage links
Fluffy Scrambled Eggs
Fresh Cut Fruit
Coffee, Tea, Juice and Mimosas*

(*Mimosas will be sold on the day of the event for $6 each)

Alumni, family, friends and fans are all welcome to join us for this spectacular event as we celebrate VMAPA’s rich and successful history and look forward to the year ahead. Click here to purchase tickets!

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2019 Vanguard Swing Dance 7:00 pm
2019 Vanguard Swing Dance
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Throw on your dancing shoes, grab a friend, and join us for the 2019 Vanguard Swing Dance! With live music provided by the Santa Clara Big Band and a free beginner dance lesson, this is sure[...]
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SCVC Local Brass Rehearsal 9:00 am
SCVC Local Brass Rehearsal
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
This local rehearsal is open to 2019 Vanguard Cadets brass members who live in the area and want to get together to work on their visual and music skills. Rehearsal will last from 9:00am to[...]
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2019 SCV February Camp 6:30 pm
2019 SCV February Camp
Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm – Feb 24 @ 1:30 pm
This February Rehearsal Camp is for Brass and Percussion members of the 2019 Santa Clara Vanguard. Don’t forget to RSVP for this camp and submit a shuttle request through MySCV if necessary. All shuttle requests[...]
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SCVC Local Brass Rehearsal 9:00 am
SCVC Local Brass Rehearsal
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
This local rehearsal is open to 2019 Vanguard Cadets brass members who live in the area and want to get together to work on their visual and music skills. Rehearsal will last from 9:00am to[...]
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