Whether you are joining us for the first time or returning after summer break, I welcome you. Your child is on their way to a magical musical adventure. Please come along and enjoy the journey with us. Your support and encouragement are keys to developing habits for success. We are looking forward to a noteworthy year!

Concert Dates (all concerts are at Capital unless noted)

September 14, 5:30 PM – Back to School Night (Chamber only)

October 11, 7:00 PM – Fall Concert

December 6, 7:00 PM – Quadrant Concert with junior high schools

December 12, 3:15 PM – Christmas Dress Rehearsal (Chamber only)

December 13, 7:00 PM – Christmas Concert with Choirs (Chamber only)

February 21, 7:00 PM – Festival Concert

February 27, 28 and March 1, time TBA – District III Orchestra Festival (location TBA)

March 2, 7:00 PM - Concert with Riverglen and elementaries (Chamber and Electric only)

March 9-12 - Orchestra trip

March 14, time TBA – Solo and Ensemble Festival (location TBA)

April 17, 7:00 PM – Spring Concert (all orchestras plus senior soloists)

May 3, 4:00 PM – Music Week rehearsal at Capital HS (juniors and seniors only)

May 8, 3:45 PM – Music Week rehearsal at TACO BELL ARENA (juniors and seniors only)

May 9, 6:55 PM – Music Week concert at TACO BELL ARENA  (juniors and seniors only)

May 15, 7:00 PM – Music Department Pops Concert and Awards



Sandy Shoen
Director of Orchestras - Capital High School, Koelsch Elementary School and Mountain View Elementary School
Bozeman Public Schools - 1993-1997
Boise State University Graduate Teaching Assistant - 1997-1998
Boise School District - 1998 - present

Other experiences:
USDA Forest Service - 8 summers as a fire technichian at the Missoula Smokejumper Base and the Gallatin National Forest in Montana
Performed with - The Moody Blues, Trisha Yearwood, Florence Henderson, Mary Hart, Jim Neighbors, Debbie Reynolds, Missoula Symphony, Bozeman Symphony, Billings Symphony, Butte Symphony and the Great Falls Symphony