SVHS Band and Choir Spring Concert Thursday, May 16th at the student union. Door at 6:30 PM.


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Music Production students get an education in recording arts engineering at Universal Audio.

Music Classes Offered at SVHS 2019-2020

Scotts Valley High School offers a variety of music classes on campus, including a pioneering CTE College and Career Pathways for Music Production and Recording Arts. SVHS is a GRAMMY Foundation Signature Enterprise Award School for music education. We hope you will consider one of our music classes for next year!

BAND and CHOIR classes:

Music students participate in a variety of concerts throughout the year, including festivals, winter and spring concerts and community and school events.

Both Band and Choir study music history and theory, in addition to performing.

Grade: 9-12 – 1 year / 10 credits

Meets: UC/CSU F requirement


This is an introductory class to music production and the audio recording arts. It covers basic recording studio skills including analog audio theory, digital audio, signal flow, microphones, mic placement and tracking.

Students will be covering computer based sequencing, signal processing, recording and score editing using Apple’s Logic 10 digital software program.

Students will be learning about the careers available in the music industry and will become familiar with standard music industry business practices.

Students will be learning techniques relevant to composing in a commercial song format.

Grade: 9-12 – 1 year / 10 credits

Meets: UC/CSU F requirement

Currently articulated with Cabrillo College 57A

WINTER BAND AND CHOIR CONCERT Thursday, January 10, 2019 at the SVHS Student Union 6:30 PM.

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Music Teachers 2018-2019

A big welcome to our 2018-2019 new music teachers at SVHS!

Dirk Andrews will be teaching the Career Technical Education class (CTE) Music Production and Recording Arts.  This is for music students interested in working in the digital audio workstation (DAW) Logic and writing and recording their own music.

Fine Art Credit


Crista Berryessa will be teaching band and choir.  Music students in these classes will be exploring music from a variety of genres.  Students perform a winter and spring concert, along with other community events that present themselves throughout the school year. Students will also be learning music theory and history.

Fine Art Credit

French Horn Teacher

Maya Norman


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SVHS Choir Quartet The Humming Honeys perform at Gold Standard Chorus’ Annual Fundraiser.


CTE Music Production Class CD Release Party Sunday, June 2nd at Bruno’s. 2PM. Introducing SPACE CRABS…with a show that will be out of this world!


SVHS BAND SPRING CONCERT May 16th SVHS CHOIR SPRING CONCERT May 17th Both Concerts start at 7 PM in the high school student union.


SVHS BAND SPRING CONCERT Wednesday, May 16th 7-8:30 PM at the high school student union.

Band 2017-18