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Last Updated: May 2, 2015


DVDs/Blu-Rays for Carnegie Hall and School Performances Now Available

Video recordings are now available for both the April 2015 Carnegie Hall performance and the school performances for the 2014-2025 school year.

[Sample video clip for the Carnegie Hall performance]

[Order form for the Carnegie Hall DVD/Blu-Ray]

[Order form for EVHS school performances DVD/Blu-Ray]

Pasta Pomodoro Fundraiser, Thursday, April 23, 2015

The EVHS Band Boosters are sponsoring a fundraiser at Pasta Pomodoro (corner of San Felipe and Yerba Buena) on Thursday, April 23, 2015 (all day). If you print our and present the [EVHS Fundraiser Flyer (PDF file)] when you purchase your meal, Pasta Pomodoro will donate 20% to the EVHS Music Program.

Chili's Fundraiser, March 10, 2015

The EVHS Band Boosters are sponsoring a fundraiser at Chili's at Eastridge Mall on March 10, 2015 (11am-11pm). If you present the [EVHS Fundraiser Flyer (PDF file)] when you purchase your meal, Chili's will donate 15% to the EVHS Music Program.

Preparations for Carnegie Hall in April

The EVHS Orchestra and Wind Ensemble are busy preparing for their April trip to New York City where they will perform at Carnegie Hall. Below are recent group photos, one serious and one silly for each group. The photos were taken by Band Booster Wesley Lee; for more of his recent work, go to:

[Link to Wes Lee's photos of the Orchestra and Wind Ensemble]

From Our Director, Mr. Barnhill

The 2014-15 EVHS Instrumental Music Program is off to a tremendous start!

The EVHS Marching Band has just completed its most successful season yet, winning all five of its competitions. This year's show was titled "Synergy," and Assistant Marching Band Director Rick Pina led a group of instructors... [More]

Preorder Your Photobook / Video DVD Now!

Most EVHS instrumental music events are captured in professional-level videos and photographs, which are offered for sale as a fund-raising activity.

You don't need to wait until the photobooks and DVDs are complete: you can preorder now!

[For More Information, to see a short sample video and to Download the Preorder Form]

Fifth win for the Marching Band in Logan competition!

On November 15 EVHS Marching Band again achieved first place, this time again six strong competitors, in the Logan competition. Congratulations to the band members, Mr. Barnhill, and other personnel for such a spectacular finish to the marching band season!

[Link to Wes Lee's photos of the Logan competition]

Marching Band at Independence: Fourth First-place Finish!

On November 8 at Independence High School, the EVHS Marching Band won its fourth Western Band Association competition in the AA division.

Marching Band at Dublin: Third Win in AA Competition!

[Link to Wes Lee's photos of the Irish Guard Invitational]

On November 1 the EVHS Marching Band received another first place, as well as two special awards, in the Irish Guard Invitational competition at Dublin High School in Dublin.

Marching Band at Chabot (Valley Christian): Second First-place Win in WBA Competition!

[More photos on this site of the Quest Classic]

[Link to Wes Lee's photos of the Quest Classic]

On the rainy afternoon and evening of October 25, 2014, the EVHS Marching Band & Color Guard participated in the Quest Classic competition (sponsored by Valley Christian High School) on the field of Chabot Community College in Hayward, California. The program title was "Synergy!"

The band took first place in the AA division!

Marching Band in Gilroy Classic: First Place in 2A Competition!

On October 11 the EVHS Marching Band kicked off its first event of the Western Band Association fall 2014 competitions by taking first place in the 2A division. The event took place at Gilroy High School.

Carnegie Hall, April 2015!

The EVHS String Orchestra and Wind Ensemble are again traveling to New York City to play in Carnegie Hall. The trip is scheduled for April 3-8, 2015. Mark your calendar and watch for more details.

[NYC Trip: Preliminary Information]

The last time EVHS traveled to New York was 2012.