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Rehearsal Schedule by Band

Generally, all rehearsals are on Thursdays (Except for school holidays, dates we have concerts, and our normally scheduled summer break in July)


Jazz Band  - 6:00 pm

Intermediate Band - 6:00 pm

Concert Band - 7:15 pm

Jazz Combo - 7:15 pm

Please refer to our Calendar for any exceptions! (We will try to update as necessary!)


Regular rehearsals are held on Thursday evenings at:

From August 29 through the end of May (Except for school holidays and dates we have concerts):

North High School, 2960 North Speer Blvd. in Denver.Drive to the rear of the school along 32nd Avenue.

Turn south on Eliot St., one block east of Federal. Turn left into the parking lot (warning: SPEED BUMPS), turn right at the playing field fence, follow the road to the gym entrance and park there. Walk through the east side of the gym and through the double set of doors to the tiled hallway. The music rooms are on the left (south) side of the hall.

Intermediate Band   6:00 - 7:10 pm

This group uses the "I Recommend" book. If you already play an instrument, but need some time to "get your chops back", this is the group for you. While in this group you are also eligible to participate in the Concert Band. The conductor is Richard Mongrain.  Join any time.

Jazz Band   6:00 - 7:10 pm

Allows continuing learners to improve their playing and music-reading skills.  The Jazz Band is an ensemble that focuses on jazz rhythms, improv skills and learning basic jazz-related pieces and styles including blues, big-band, Latin jazz, and reggae.  Mike Lucas conducts the Jazz-Blues Band.  Join any time.

Concert Band   7:15 - 8:30 pm
The principal ensemble of the MHCB, always improving musical skills while performing high-quality music under  professional musician and conductor Mike Lucas. The group plays symphonic music, marches, show tunes, pop tunes and jazz pieces. Join any time, but best well before a concert.
Jazz Combo   7:15 - 8:30 pm

Primarily plays jazz standards with an emphasis on developing small group improvisational skills.  Richard Mongrain conducts this band.  Join after consulting with the conductor..

For August 8,15 and 22:
Red Rocks Community College, 13300 West 6th Ave., Lakewood, CO 80228 in the Community Room.  The Community Room is in the basement of the West Building.  Enter the West Building on the ground floor and go down the stairs near the bookstore.  Bring your instrument and a music stand.
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Bring your instrument and sit in, or just come to listen and ask questions.


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About The Band

The Mile High Community Band is an affirmative action/equal opportunity organization and pledge not to discriminate against any employee, volunteer, or program participant on the basis of age, disability, race, color, religion, creed, military or veteran status, political service or affiliation, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, or transgender status.

MHCB, photo by Tera Seville