Burlingame High School Music Programs

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Introduction to music at Burlingame High School

The BHS Music Department band and choir classes are open to all BHS students and begin on the first day of school as part of the students’ regular class schedule.

The Band Program is directed by Kyoko Yamamoto.

The Choral Program is directed by Shawn Reifschneider.

The BHS bands and choirs entertain at home football and basketball games, pep rallies, community events, parades, graduation, and numerous concerts. As part of the music education curriculum, all band classes combine together to form the Marching Band and Pep Band. In addition the band and choral ensembles annually compete at Music Festivals such as Heritage Festivals and California Music Educators Association (CMEA) Festivals.

Those enrolled in band and choir are also offered an opportunity to audition for select groups that rehearse outside of the regular school day. Jazz Band is offered before school, while Chamber Singers is scheduled after school. Auditions are in the spring for the following school year.

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Email is the primary method of communicating with all students and parents, so register here to stay in the know. (No need to register if you already receive emails from Music Boosters)

Donations are critical to covering our music program costs. Donate here to ensure a quality educational experience continues.

What's Happening Next?

Virtual Potluck & Award Ceremonies

Mr. Reifschneider and Ms. Yamamoto have decided to hold separate virtual award ceremonies this year. All Families are welcome and encouraged to join! Mark your calendars:

Choir Awards - Thursday, May 14, 7pm

Band Awards - Monday, May 18, 7pm

Thursday, May 21, 7 pm. Final Music Booster Meeting via Zoom

August Band Camp Dates are Set: Aug 3-7 - Mark Your Calendars


Recent Events

Mickey Mouse March BHS.mp4

Winter Concert

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Holiday Parade

Halftime Show Premier


For more photos and videos of current and previous academic years go to Photos and Videos