Programs we support
About Cordova Music Boosters
The Cordova High School Music Boosters seeks to create and promote a positive environment for the Rancho Cordova community by supporting the CHS Instrumental Music Program. Under the direction of Kevin Sims, the music program consists of the Marching Band, Concert Band, String Orchestra, Orchestra, Jazz Band, Color Guard, and Drumline.
This non-profit organization's members include dedicated parents, relatives, alumni, and community members. There is no membership fee. As the most active parent group on Cordova High's campus, they sponsor and volunteer fundraising activities as:
-Tri-tip sandwich booth at all home football games
-Annual BBQ Tri-tip and Chicken Dinner (Late October)
-Annual Crab Feed (3rd Saturday in January)
-Fireworks Booth (Located on Folsom Blvd. and Coloma Road
The monthly meetings run during the school year. They are the first Monday of every month, unless it is a holiday, then it is moved to the 2nd Monday. All meetings are at 7pm and at the Band room.
Big Red Music Machine Marching Band
The Big Red Music Machine is comprised of Cordova High students that perform at home football games, school rallies, community events, the Folsom Veterans' Day Parade, Rancho Cordova 4th of July Hometown Parade, Disneyland, Field competitions, and Parade competitions in the greater Sacramento and Bay Area regions.
The Cordova Concert Band performs regularly in Concert festivals and Concerts in their new home on campus, the Cordova Performing Arts Center.
As a favorite of many due to their talents, this group's members come from all demographics, experience, and grades. Performing a variety of styles from Classical to Film to modern. The String Orchestra is usually surprising audiences with their "musical chops". Wearing concert dresses and tuxedos, they perform regularly in concerts, festivals, and every other year in Disneyland.
Reminiscent of a 1940's and 50's Big Bands, this group's influences are jazz masters: Count Basie and Duke Ellington. They strive to and do their best to honor them by performing their music. Add a rhythm section to band of 18 students, playing saxophone, trumpet, trombone, and you get this swingin' group. Besides performing in concerts, they travel to festivals in the winter and spring months, and every other year to Disneyland.
Playing guitar starts in this class! Students learn the basics of guitar playing and take the first steps to a life-long pursuit to make music. This class is usually filled with first time musicians and a few experienced musicians. The school district provided instruments allowing students to use classroom guitars giving students an "ALL Access" pass to "ROCKIN' OUT".