• Chaparral Performing Arts



    Straight Superiors again!  Chaparral's top Jazz band "Jazz I" has received yet another Superior with Distinction at the State Jazz Festival this past week.  This makes 12 Superiors from 12 judges at 4 Jazz Festivals this year!  Another Clean Sweep for our Jazz 1!

    They received a Superior with Distinction at the ABODA Area Jazz Festival, straight Superiors at the Highland/ASU Jazz Festival, and all Superiors from the SoCal Jazz Spectacular Festival at Alta Loma HS in Rancho Cucamonga, California two weeks ago.  Finishing out at the State Jazz Festival Thursday April 18th.  Congratulations also go out to the students who received an "Outstanding Soloist" award at State: Hannah Brown on Alto Sax, Jonah Feldman on Tenor Sax, and Finn Feldman on Trumpet.


    Jazz 2 at the State Jazz Festival - Received another Excellent rating.  This band full of students on their second instrument, students new to band, and underclassmen has done an amazing job this season!  Congratulations "Jazz II"!


  • Congratulations Gold Dust Avenue

    WHAT: Sing Strong NY 2024 International A Cappella Vocal Competition for High School, Collegiate, and Professional categories.

    WHERE: Adelphi University, Garden City, New York.

    WHEN: Saturday Feb. 3 - Sunday Feb. 4, 2024



    Gold Dust Avenue placed 2nd overall in the high school a cappella competition in the Sing Strong NY 24 Festival! The student-led group was awarded 2nd place with an invitation to open for the 2nd of three professional concerts in the festival weekend. All five judges awarded GDA with the ranking of SUPERIOR with special comments about blend, style, visuals, and moves.

    In addition, student leader, singer and arranger, senior Lillian Apostolou won "Best Arranger" award with her mashup arrangements of Gold Wing / Don't Blame Me and Break My Heart / Edge of Seventeen.





    MAY 18th in the Auditorium