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.
Congratulations to the M-CHS Marching Panthers!
The Marching Panthers recently won first place in class 2A at the CBA Regional State Qualifier in Grand Junction. The Panthers will perform at the State Championships in Parker, CO on October 30th.
Updated M-CHS Band Handbook
Parents: Please be sure to check out the updated M-CHS Band Handbook. All Handbook sheets must be signed and returned by Friday, August 25th.
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.
Marching Panthers Conclude a Successful Season
The MCHS Marching Panthers concluded their 2016 Competitive marching season winning 1st place in class 1A at the Bands of America Regional competition in St. George, Utah along with Best Music, General Effect, and Visual performance. The band also went on to take second place in class 2A at the Colorado Bandmasters Association State Marching Festival. Congratulations, Marching Panthers!