Welcome to the Montezuma-Cortez Schools Band Website.
On this site, you will be able to access information pertaining to the CMS and MCHS Band Programs. This includes documents passed out in class, the band calendar, classroom links, and more.
Advanced tickets are available for purchase from any M-CHS band student. For questions, please call the band office at 970-565-3722 ext. 2158
M-CHS Band Students Selected for All-State Band
In November, 935 students from 149 schools across the state of Colorado auditioned for the Colorado All-State Band. Our very own Ryan Cutrone was selected to participate in this prestigious ensemble, and Nick Martin was selected as an alternate. Ryan will travel to Greeley, CO in April to rehearse and perform alongside the top musicians in the state. Congratulations to both Ryan and Nick on this huge accomplishment!
Congratulations to the M-CHS Marching Panthers!
The M-CHS Marching Panthers concluded another successful marching season with a first place finish in class A at the Bands of America Regional Championship in St. George, Utah. The Panthers also earned the caption awards for best music and best general effect. Congratulations on a great season, Panthers!
Dallas Brass In Cortez
On Wednesday, February 8th, Cortez was proud to host the Dallas Brass. Cortez band students had the opportunity to rehearse, attend masterclasses, and perform a concert with the world famous Dallas Brass. This event was a huge success, and the Cortez Band program would like to thank the Southwest Colorado Concert Series for providing our students with this incredible opportunity!
Article by CMS Band Student Amber H.
"Dallas Brass Strikes Up the Band with Cortez Students" - Cortez Journal
For more information on the Dallas Brass, check out www.DallasBrass.com
Fort Lewis Honor Band
Select Cortez Middle School and Montezuma-Cortez High School Band students had the opportunity to work with renowned composer and clinician Richard Saucedo at this year's Fort Lewis College Honor Band Festival. Cortez was well-represented at this event, and we are grateful to the staff and faculty at Fort Lewis College for hosting this outstanding festival.