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Staff Directory

Howard, Joseph (408) 522-2464 Choral Music Teacher
Kelly, Joseph (408) 522-2463 Instrumental Music Teacher

Courses & Groups

A Choir

  • Open to all students – no background in music is necessary. Primarily freshmen & guys not in advanced choir.
  • No music-reading experience is required.
  • Students will perform 2, 3, and 4-part choral music that represents both “classical” and “popular” styles throughout the year. The students will experience a large mixed choir that provides the opportunity to perform large choral works. This choir performs for local school and community events. There will be at least four concerts plus a festival.

Advanced Treble Choir

  • Music Reading Ability highly encouraged.
  • Girls only, as this ensemble is made of Soprano and Alto (treble) voices only.
  • This ensemble features soprano and alto voices and focuses on repertoire specifically written for all-girl ensembles. The ensemble will perform 4 concerts in addition to festivals and many other public performances to be announced.

Chamber Orchestra

  • Sophomores through Seniors only for this ensemble.
  • This ensemble is by audition only and is the top orchestra at Fremont.
  • Students will work on technique and musicality through string ensemble literature throughout the year. The ensemble will perform Grade 4 & 5 (out of 6) music and participate in concerts and festivals annually. Music reading skills will be enhanced by a steady diet of Sight-Reading materials, technique building & music literature. One Concert Report or equivalent project will be assigned per semester to focus on the National Music Standard or Reading & Writing about music.

Color Guard

  • Open to all students who make a commitment to extra-curricular marching band in the guard section.
  • Grades 9 through 12
  • This class is an extension of the music program and focuses on the pageantry of the color guard side of marching band – dance, flag, rifle, and saber choreography. Basic and advanced techniques will be taught throughout the year. Routines for parade, field, and winter season will be taught and learned. There will be 5-7 performance in each the fall season and winter season.

Concert Band

  • Freshmen primarily sign up for Concert Band as their band class.
  • Upper classmen enroll as a 2nd band class or may be placed here pending audition or class conflict.
  • During the fall, the Concert Band learns all Pep music tunes for performance at selected Fremont football games and prepares a winter concert program in December. During the spring, the ensemble will perform Grade 3 (out of 6) music for concerts and festivals annually as part of its musical development and education. Beginning techniques acquired in the middle school level of music will be enhanced by the curriculum for high school age concert band/large ensembles. Music reading skills will be enhanced by a steady diet of Sight-Reading materials & music. One Concert Report or equivalent projects will be assigned per semester to focus on the National Music Standard of Reading & Writing about music.
  • All band students will do one (1) parade annually, the November Festival of Lights in Los Altos.

Marching Band

  • Marching Band is an official team sport open to all students who make a commitment to extra-curricular marching band.
  • Grades 9 through 12
  • This class is an extension of the music program and focuses on the pageantry of band via competitive marching band. A complete field show will be learned along with music and movement techniques in a competitive team sport environment. ALL wind and percussion students in marching band must be enrolled in a regular band or orchestra class. No exceptions. 5-7 field show performances will be scheduled annually. 

Music Genesis: Beginning Guitar & Music Appreciation

  • Open to all students – no background in music is necessary.
  • This course will focus on the music of today and its role and significance in our lives. Beginning guitar will be a fundamental part of the course by learning and making music. We will discover where music originated and how it has evolved into what we consider music today. This course will not be heavily theory based but some basic music reading and theory will be taught in order to gain a basic vocabulary and knowledge of the material to be covered. Overall, this will be a great way to delve deeper into a topic that almost every human experiences on a daily basis, but only few get the opportunity to understand.

Orchestra

  • Open to all students (orchestral string instruments & piano only).
  • Students will work on technique and musicality through string ensemble literature throughout the year. The ensemble will perform Grade 3 (out of 6) music and participate in concerts and festivals annually. Music reading skills will be enhanced by a steady diet of Sight-Reading materials, technique building & music literature. One Concert Report or equivalent project will be assigned per semester to focus on the National Music Standard or Reading & Writing about music.

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PE Band 9 ( assigned PE teachers)

  • Grade 9 PE requirement for band/orchestra students.
  • All (or most) band freshmen (the exceptions would be unavoidable class conflicts).
  • Students are also signed up for Concert Band/Orchestra concurrently.
  • This is the regular PE class to which most of the band freshmen will be assigned. PE 9 class is required by law. Students will be borrowed by Mr. Kelly occasionally for combined efforts with other bands.

Small Mixed Vocal Ensemble

  • Music reading ability required and by audition only.
  • This small chamber choir ensemble will perform extremely difficult and complex music in multiple styles. Each member is expected to be able to read and sight sing music in order to maximize the talent present. The ensemble will perform 4 concerts in addition to festivals and many other public performances to be announced.

Symphonic Band

  • Sophomores and juniors primarily sign up for Symphonic Band as their band class.
  • This ensemble is by audition only (Freshmen may only sign up as a 2nd band class).
  • Upper classmen may enroll as a 2nd band class or may be placed here pending audition or class conflicts.
  • During the fall, the Symphonic Band learns all Pep music tunes for performance at selected Fremont football games and prepares a winter concert program in December. During the spring, the ensemble will perform Grade 3 (out of 6) music for concerts and festivals annually as part of its musical development and education. Intermediate techniques acquired through lower level ensembles will be enhanced through a higher level of musical development. In Symphonic Band, students are encouraged to make their own musical choices (phrasing, dynamics, etc.) in performance on a more regular basis. Music reading skills will be enhanced by a steady diet of Sight-Reading materials & music. One Concert Report or equivalent projects will be assigned per semester to focus on the National Music Standard of Reading & Writing about music.
  • All band students will do one (1) parade annually, the November Festival of Lights in Los Altos.

Wind Ensemble

  • Juniors and seniors primarily sign up for this ensemble.
  • This ensemble is by audition only and is the top band at Fremont.
  • During the fall, the Wind Ensemble learns all pep tunes for football games and prepares a winter concert program in December. During the spring, the ensemble will perform Grade 4-5 (out of 6) music for concerts and festivals annually as part of its musical development and education. Intermediate techniques acquired through lower level ensembles will be pushed into the advanced stages of musical development. In Wind Ensemble, students are encouraged to make their own musical choices in performance more independently on a continual basis. Music reading skills will be enhanced by a steady diet of Sight-Reading materials & music. One Concert Report or equivalent projects will be assigned per semester to focus on the National Music Standard or Reading & Writing about music. Solo and Ensemble Performance is also a focus of this course annually in January and February.
  • All band students will do one (1) parade annually, the November Festival of Lights in Los Altos.

Performances

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2019-20 Fremont High School Band & Orchestra Performances 

ALL Band/ Orchestra Students ( as of August 20, 2019- subject to change)

ALL Band Student Fall Events

5 Home Football games– ALL Band students– mass pep band style

Friday, August 30 – meet at 6pm vs. Los Altos (Pep Band)

Friday, September 6 – meet at 6pm vs. TBA (Wind Ensemble + Volunteer)

Friday, September 20 – meet at 6pm vs. Cupertino (Symphonic & Concert Bands)

Friday, September 27 – meet at 5pm vs. Santa Clara (Middle School Night) (ALL Bands)

Friday, October 18 – meet at 5:00pm (likely Homecoming) vs. Los Gatos (ALL Bands)

Friday, November 1 – meet at 6pm vs. Milpitas (non-marchers perform this game)

Watermelon Run– ALL Band Students

Thursday, August 29 – 3:25pm-4:10pm – Football Stadium

Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade– ALL Band Students

Sunday, December 1 – 4pm-8pm

 

Marching Band

Marching Band Competitions/Performances – Marching Band Only

Saturday, October 5 – FUHSD Marching Band Expo @ 4pm & 8pm – Fremont High School

Saturday, October 12 – NCBA Cupertino Tournament of Bands – 4pm Field Show

Saturday, October 19 – No show this weekend (likely rehearse 1pm-9pm)

Saturday, October 26 – WBA San Benito

Saturday, November 2 – Damonte Ranch, Reno Show

Saturday, November 9 – WBA Mountain House

Saturday, November 16 – NCBA Fairfield 

Sat-Sun November 23/24 – WBA Championships - Clovis

Monday, November 25 – End of Season Family  Night Performance – Large Gym

 

Regular Concert & Play Events

Fall Concerts & Plays

Wednesday, October 2 – FUHSD Orchestra Exchange Concert @ Cupertino HS – 6:30pm

Wednesday, October 23 – Wind Ensemble Exchange Concert @ Monta Vista HS – 6:30pm

Wednesday, October 23 – Fall Choir Concert @Fremont HS

November 7, 8, 9 (Thu-Sat) – Drama Play #1 – Edgar Allan Poe

 

Winter Concerts & Plays

Wednesday, December 11 – Winter Instrumental Concert #1 – 7:30pm

Thursday, December 12 – Winter Instrumental Concert #2 – 7:30pm

December 14 (Sat) – Drama Play 1-Night Only Showcase

Thursday, December 19 – Winter Choral Concert – 7pm @ S. Luke’s

 

County Honor Band– Interested Band Students

Friday, December 6 – Auditions @ Fremont HS 5pm-9pm

Saturday December 7 – Rehearsal @ Saratoga HS 9am-5pm

Friday, January 17 – Rehearsal @ Saratoga HS 5-10pm

Saturday, January 18 – Rehearsal @ Saratoga HS 9am-5pm

Sunday, January 19 – Concert @ Saratoga HS 3pm

 

All-State Band & Orchestra MP3 Auditions – Interested Band/Orchestra Students

Monday, November 25 – Students turn in materials and money to Mr. Kelly

Saturday, November 30 – Audition Materials mailed by Mr. Kelly

CBDA ALL-State Honor Band – February 20-23, 2020 in Fresno

 

February Concerts & Plays

Saturday, February 1 – Jazz Band @ CMEA Jazz Festival Gun HS – time TBA

Saturday, February 1 – 3rdAnnual Mattress Fundraiser Sale

Wednesday, February 5 – Concert & Symphonic Bands@ MVHS for Exchange Concert

Saturday, February 8 – Performing Arts Showcase - 2pm @ Shannon Theatre Groups TBA

Saturday, February 15 – NCPA Fremont HS Percussion Show – need lots of volunteers to run event

 

March Concerts, Plays & Home Winter Show

Monday, March 2 – Middle School Orchestra Exchange (String & Chamber Orchestras)

Friday, March 13 - Wind Ensemble/Chamber @ Sonoma State Music Festival (Mar 11 backup date)

Wednesday, March 18 – March Choral Concert

Saturday, March 21 – CCGC Fremont HS Winter Show – need lots of volunteers to run event.

Wednesday, March 25– Wind Ensemble/Chamber OrchestraSpring Concert

 

April Concerts & Plays

Apr 2, 3, 4 – School Musical – possibly including some WE/COplayers

Saturday, April 4 – Concert/Symphonic Band/Orchestra@ CMEA Evergreen Festival

Monday, April 6 – Annual POPs Concert ALL Band/Orchestra/Winter Groups– Large Gym

April 16-19 – SoCal Music Festiival Trip & Knott’s Berry Farm – open to ALL

Thursday, April 30 – Wind Ensemble– Large Gym or Theatre (with middle school bands)

 

May Concerts & Plays

Saturday, May 2 – Wind Ensemble/Chamber Orchestra @ NCBA Del Mar Festival

Friday, May 8 – Dramapalooza (Drama 1) 

Wednesday, May 13 – Concert Band/Symphonic Band/String OrchestraSpring Concert

May 21, 22, 23 – 3rdDrama Play production

Wednesday, May 27 – Spring Choral Concert

Friday, May 29 – Chamber Music & Jazz Band Concert – 7:30pm WE/CO/JB

 

End of Year Arts Events

Saturday, May 16 – Mini Band Camp – 9am-1pm

Saturday, May 16 – Instrumental Music Awards – 7pm 

Saturday, May 30 – FONIES (Drama Awards) – 6pm

Wednesday, June 3 – Fremont Baccalaureate

Thursday, June 4 – Fremont Graduation – ALL Bands & Orchestras 

Marching Band, Winter Percussion and Winter Guard will have sperately published calendars.

Supporting Music

How to Support Music

Donate

The Fremont High School Band Boosters are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization run by parent volunteers. Your tax-deductible donation to our program, big or small, is greatly appreciated and can be made to the general fund, to a specific student, or an event. Thank you for supporting the music program at Fremont High School!

Donate by Check

Please make check payable to “Fremont High School Band Boosters." Specify if your donation is for a specific student or event, or to go towards the general fund. Mail it to Fremont High School Band Boosters, 1279 Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road, Sunnyvale, CA 94087.

Donate by PayPal or Credit Card

Click the donate button below to make a secure donation via PayPal or credit card.

The Band Boosters will not see your credit card information. Don't forget to check with your employer to see if they will match donations!

Amazon

Are you an Amazon shopper? Well, now any purchase you make on Amazon can help us earn money for the FHS Band. The Music Boosters will earn a percentage of every purchase you make, just by clicking through the link on this page.

Visit Amazon.com and make your purchase as you normally would. There is nothing else you need to do. Thank you for helping the FHS Band!

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FHS Band Scrip Getting Started

Check out the Scrip How To Guide. To create and account with ShopWithScrip.com, contact annaoren@yahoo.com to receive the FHS Band Booster enrollment code. 

FHSBand PrestoPay

Learn how to set up PrestoPay which allows you you pay for your scrip instantly (especially useful for reloading scrip cards you already have).

Scrip is basically gift cards, and you buy the for your favorite dining and shopping places to use like cash. The Scrip company gives our Booster Program and rebate percentage for every Scrip purchase. The percentage varies depending on the company that the Scrip is for. Many of our parents buy scrip for Safeway and other places they go to all the time. Shop on Amazon? Buy Amazon Scrip right before shopping at Amazon!

Standford Concessions

Stanford Map

September 2018 Dates have been sent out

See Clipboard in Band Room or with Mr. Kelly at joseph_kelly@fuhsd.org.

A few reminders...

  • Always meet at Fremont
  • No Backpacks
  • No TEXTING
  • No Cell Phones
  • Everyone helps with clean up
  • White shirts (no writing on the shirt),
  • jeans and tennis shoes (closed toe shoes)
  • Please do not accept tips
  • Students, call drivers once clean up starts!
  • When picking up from Stanford,please wait until all drivers show up.
  • No student should be left unattended
  • After games, all students will be driven home

Booster Board

Board Members

On May 3 the booster board for the 2018-2019 season was voted in. We have several returning members and one new member. Congratulations to our new board.

Parent Meeting Dates

*Please note, meetings typically take place in the Band or Choir Room

Board Meetings (5:30 p.m.) General Parent Booster Meetings (7 p.m.) Topics
Tuesday, Aug 7 (6 p.m.) No general parent meeting Band Camp
Saturday, Aug 18  Saturday, Aug 18 (6:30 p.m.)

REQUIRED for ALL Marching Band Families!!!

Marching Band Information, Donations, Introductions

Thursday, Sep 13 No general parent meeting Fall Season Planning
Thursday, Oct 4

Thursday, Oct 4

 

Thursday, Nov 1 Thursday, Nov 1

 

Thursday, Dec 6 No general parent meeting

General Board Planning Winter Season

Thursday, Jan 10 Thursday, Jan 10

Required for all Winter Percussion/Guard Families!!!

Winter Percussion/Guard Information, Donations, etc.

Thursday, Feb 7 No general parent meeting If needed
Tuesday, Mar 5 No general parent meeting

Winter Percussion/Guard Fremont Show

Thursday, Apr 4 Thursday, Apr 4  
Thursday, May 9 Thursday, May 9 Booster Board Elections, End of Year Activities

Donations

If you made a donation to the band boosters in 2017 for band, orchestra, winter season, etc., you can include on your tax return.

Our official title is: Fremont Band Boosters, Inc. Our Tax ID # is 94-2879996

If you need a receipt for your records, please contact our treasurer, Jody Schneider, at fhsbandtreasurer@gmail.com

Additional Information & Forms

Concert Dress

Men: black dress pants or black khaki pants (no Dickies because of the red tag), white button down shirt (long sleeve), black socks, black dress shoes, and a tie of your choice. No jackets while performing.

Women: You may wear the same as the guys. You may also do a dressy white female blouse with black pants. If you do a dress, it must be all black (no polka-dots or stripes). Dresses or black skirts must be below the knees. Wear black flats or a 1 inch heel at the most. Avoid noisy shoes!

In most cases, you will sit in the audience when not performing, make sure your clothing looks professional and that you act professional when sitting and watching other groups perform.

Jazz Band Members

Rhythm
  • TBA, drum set
  • Risa Itow, piano/keyboard
  • Kaveri Iyer, piano/keyboard
Saxes
  • Akash Jain, alto
  • Edo Biluar, alto
  • Karli Adams, tenor
  • Daniel Ziper, tenor
  • Julleah Allison, bari
Trombones
  • Keerthan Ananda
  • Chris Gough
  • Rohan Walia, bass
  • Samhita Vasu
  • Alex Torres 
Trumpets
  • Trevor Ong
  • Idreece Barnes
  • Kyle Du Val
  • David Schneider
  • Jordan Misch
  • Murtaza Shiyaji

Marching Band

208 Firebird Marching Band Fall Student Leadership Team

Stephanie Lo - Drum Major and Woodwinds
Rohan Walia - Drum Major and Brass

Jacob Raabe - Assistant DM & Middle Brass
Keerthana Ananda - Assistant DM
Karli Adams - Music Council Rep & Saxes

Jessica Dimaya - Flute
Charvi Hoysal - Clarinet
Aakash Davasam - Trumpet
Chris Gough - Low Brass
Shiraz Harel - Tuba
Johanna Refuerzo - Front Percussion Ensemble
Erik Bach - Battery Percussion
Anvitha Bhat - Color Guard
Teju Kshatriya - Color Guard
Jerico Lozares - Assistant Color Guard

Upcoming Pactice Schedule
  • Tuesdays 6-9pm
  • Thursdays 6-9pm
  • Saturdays vary

If you plan to do a Sport, Marching Band, Cheer, Featherettes or more, then please read below: All students must be registered by their parents online on the Athletic Clearance website.

All Marching Band Students, the new online registration is active and YOU MUST ALL HAVE YOUR PARENTS SIGN YOU UP AND FILL OUT THE ONLINE PAPERWORK IN ORDER TO DO MARCHING BAND OR ANY OTHER FREMONT SPORT ACTIVITY. If you are in two things (ie. band and cheer), register for both. Go to the website below, and first have your parent register for an account. 

The athletic trainer will ultimately have all of the Physical forms for athletics, marching band, cheer and Featherettes. 

Remember, ALL marching band members and athletic team members must complete this process and a Physical prior to any participation. ALL coaches, including myself, will hold you to this.

If you have questions regarding this process, let me know know and I will work to find the answers for you.

Thanks

Mr. Kelly

Forms

Awards

FREMONT STUDENTS MAKE HONOR BANDS

Eleven Band/Orchestra students submitted All-State Auditions

Congratulations to the six Fremont Students that made the All-State Honor Groups:

  • Peyton Chen, junior - oboe - 3-year member
  • Ko-Wei Cheng, sophomore - cello - 1st year member
  • Sami Jin, senior - 1st chair flute - 4-year member
  • Samantha Louie, senior - French horn - 1st year member
  • Austin Tao, junior - clarinet - 1st year member
  • Rohan Walia, junior - bass trombone - 1st year member

Seven Band students submitted All-Northern Auditions

Congratulations to the 2 Fremont Students that made the NCBA All Northern Band:

  • Austin Tao, junior - clarinet - 1st year member
  • Alice Zhong, freshman - French horn - 1st year member

Sixteen Band students auditioned for County Honor Band

Congratulations to the 10 Fremont Students that made the Annual County Honor Band:

  • Sami Jin, senior - 1st chair flute - 4-year member
  • Peyton Chen, junior - oboe - 3-year member
  • Samantha Louie, senior - French horn - 3-year member
  • Austin Tao, junior - clarinet - 1st year member
  • Rohan Walia, junior - trombone - 1st year member
  • Ko-Wei Cheng, sophomore - string bass - 1st year member
  • Darren Zhang, sophomore - clarinet - 1st year member
  • Kevin Zhang, sophomore - clarinet - 1st year member
  • Charvi Hoysal, freshman - clarinet - 1st year member
  • Alice Zhang, freshman - French horn - 1st year member

Past Seasons

2016-2017 MUSIC AWARDS

2016-2017 Overall Instrumental Awards

  • Nancy Leat Color Guard Spirit Award – Kaitlyn Scholl
  • Director's Award – Andrea Lanfranconi 
  • John Phillip Sousa Award – Eilene Cho

2016 Firebird Marching Band

  • Rookie of the Year – Keerthana Ananda
  • Most Improved – Lizeth Mora
  • Most Inspirational – Matt Capovilla

2017 Winter Season

  • Guard Most Improved – Katherine Deritis
  • Guard Most Outstanding – Anvitha Bhat
  • Percussion Most Improved – Serena Lau
  • Percussion Most Outstanding – Ron Cohen

2016-2017 Concert Season

  • Orchestra – Sana Prasad
  • Orchestra – Joanna Wu
  • Chamber Orchestra – Daisy Qian
  • Concert Band – Penelope Carroll 
  • Concert Band – Trevor Ong
  • Symphonic Band – Yamini Adusumelli
  • Symphonic Band – Rohan Walia
  • Outstanding Brass – Jack Depew
  • Outstanding Woodwind – Elliot Ong 
  • Outstanding Percussion – Jerrence Capingian 
  • Jazz Band – Nicolas Otala

2015-2016 MUSIC AWARDS

2015-2016 Overall Instrumental Awards

  • Nancy Leat Color Guard Spirit Award – Mariella San Jose
  • Director's Award – Nathan Walker 
  • Director’s Award - Heather Samuels
  • John Phillip Sousa Award – Sarah Jin

2014-15 MUSIC AWARDS

2014-2015 Overall Instrumental Awards

  • Nancy Leat Colorguard Spirit Award – Meshelle Rosales
  • Director's Award – Xandy Corley
  • John Phillip Sousa Award – Steven Newman

2013-14 MUSIC AWARDS

2013-2014 Overall Instrumental Awards

  • Nancy Leat Colorguard Spirit Award – Garrett Moya
  • Director's Award – My Tam Hoang & Manuel Mendoza
  • John Phillip Sousa Award – Stuart McCrorie

2013 Firebird Marching Band

  • Rookie of the Year – Jackie O’Connor
  • Most Improved – Zoe Adams
  • Most Inspirational – Gabriel Varelas

2014 Winter Season

  • Guard Most Improved – Ariela Brodbeck
  • Percussion Most Improved – Matthew Intil
  • Guard Rookie of the Year – Tram Tran
  • Percussion Rookie of the Year – Angelica Soriano
  • Guard Most Outstanding –  Arby Cativo
  • Percussion Most Outstanding – Liezelle Ignacio

2013-2014 Concert Season

  • Orchestra – Cole Duerr
  • Concert Band – Heather Samuels
  • Symphonic Band – Mayer Feldman & Alan Mai
  • Outstanding Brass – Charles Depew 
  • Outstanding Woodwind – William Yeh
  • Outstanding Percussion – Brian Rikimaru

2012-13 MUSIC AWARDS

2012-2013 Overall Instrumental Awards

  • Nancy Leat Colorguard Spirit Award – Tiffany Nguyen (2010-11 recipient as well)
  • Director's Award – Kayla Mahoney (2010-11 recipient as well)
  • John Phillip Sousa Award

2011-12 MUSIC AWARDS

2011-2012 Overall Instrumental Awards

  • Nancy Leat Colorguard Spirit Award – Ashlyn Reth
  • Director's Award – Alysyn Martinez
  • John Phillip Sousa Award – Thomas Le

2011 Firebird Marching Band

  • Rookie of the Year – Derrick Ancheta
  • Most Improved – Jeffrey Garcia & Jasmine Reyes
  • Most Inspirational – Meilyn Ordaz

2012 Winter Season

  • Regional Guard Most Improved – Kate Holst
  • A Guard Most Improved – Garrett Moya
  • Open Guard Most Improved – Jimmy Nguyen & Meilyn Ordaz
  • Percussion Most Improved – Kayla Mahoney
  • Color Guard Rookie of the Year – Karen Pham
  • Percussion Rookie of the Year – Juan Montes
  • Regional Guard Most Outstanding – Iyanna Vallejo
  • A Guard Most Outstanding – Emily Elias
  • Open Guard Most Outstanding – Melchor Bomngato
  • Percussion Most Outstanding – Chris Brookfield

2011-2012 Concert Season

  • Orchestra – Judy Kikhia
  • Concert Band – Vi Luong
  • Symphonic Band – Takumi Sakai
  • Outstanding Brass – Riley Lindsey
  • Outstanding Woodwind – Emily Wong
  • Outstanding Percussion – Brian Rikimaru

2010-11 MUSIC AWARDS

2010-2011 Overall Instrumental Awards

  • Nancy Leat Colorguard Spirit Award – Tiffany Nguyen
  • Director's Award – Kayla Mahoney
  • John Phillip Sousa Award – Kevin G. Chen

2010 Firebird Marching Band

  • Rookie of the Year – Gabriel Varelas
  • Most Improved – Zoe Adams
  • Most Inspirational – Kevin G Chen

2010 Winter Season

  • B Guard Most Improved – Garrett Moya
  • A Guard Most Improved – Joanne Au
  • Percussion Most Improved – Steven Betts
  • Guard Rookie of the Year – Jenely Anne Lozares
  • Percussion Rookie of the Year – Janelle Reyes
  • B Guard Most Outstanding – Mary Ordanza
  • A Guard Most Outstanding – Kevin Chieng
  • Percussion Most Outstanding – Alex Williamson

2010-2011 Concert Season

  • Orchestra – Serena Lau
  • Concert Band – Stuart McCrorie
  • Symphonic Band – Hannah Kacmarsky
  • Outstanding Brass – Kevin L Chen
  • Outstanding Woodwind – Sarah Magee
  • Outstanding Percussion – Ryan Del Rosario

2010-11 Scholar Musicians

55 Music Students maintained a 3.5 or higher GPA while participating in Marching Band and/or the Winter Percussion/Guard season, with many of those students participating in both seasons, while several others also participated in one of the school's team sports. The Fremont Instrumental Music program continues to encourage high academic achievement while its students participate in rigorous extra-curricular activities.

2010-2011 Choral Awards

  • William Stretch Award - Leilani Fujimoto & Pavel Klier
  • Choir Inspirational Award - Panjia Kaho Jr. & Valerie Rico
  • Sandra James Award - Allison Moya
  • T.I.M. (Teach - Inspire - Mentor) - Jazz Legaspi & Jennifer Morris
  • Citizenship - Christopher Bacosa
  • Service - Naomi Magpantay
  • Rookie - Randall Padayao
  • Dedication - Jennifer Morris

2009-10 MUSIC AWARDS

2009-2010 Overall Instrumental Awards

  • Nancy Leat Colorguard Spirit Award - Nathalie Iturburua
  • Director's Award - Christina Bedolla, horn
  • John Phillip Sousa Award - Bill Faught, clarinet

2009-2010 Overall Choral Awards

  • William Stretch Award - Samantha Kaul
  • Choir Inspirational Award - Gina Lee
  • Sandra James Award - Nathalie Iturburua and Francisco Alolong
  • T.I.M. (Teach - Inspire - Mentor) - Herbert Tse

2009 Firebird Marching Band

  • Rookie of the Year - Marilyn Knight, clarinet
  • Most Improved - Randy Ammon, trumpet
  • Most Inspirational - Chelsea Owyeung, drum major

2010 Winter Season

  • B Guard Most Improved - Jennifer Nguyen
  • A Guard Most Improved - Jennifer Morris
  • Percussion Most Improved - Christian Brookfield
  • Guard Rookie of the Year - Valerie Wingfield
  • Percussion Rookie of the Year - Kayla Mahoney
  • B Guard Most Outstanding - Christy Tegarden
  • A Guard Most Outstanding - Haruka Ito
  • Percussion Most Outstanding - Eddie Salazar

2009-2010 Concert Season

  • Orchestra - Janice Fu, violin
  • Concert Band - Alysyn Martinez, tenor sax
  • Symphonic Band - Brianne Mullin, clarinet
  • Outstanding Brass - Riley Lindsey, tuba
  • Outstanding Woodwind - Sai Masumoto, alto sax
  • Outstanding Percussion - Shanen Garcia, mallets