Tuxedo Music Department

Here in the Tuxedo Music Department we pride ourselves on being different. We are an eclectic, tight knit family with a passion for the performing arts. Our variety of ensembles and unique programs provide students with professional and engaging experiences.

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About

Clayton Chan is a music educator and professional tenor saxophonist. He received his bachelor’s degree in Jazz Performance from SUNY New Paltz, and is currently pursuing his master’s in music education at the Aaron Copland School of Music.

Applied Music Theory

This course is focused on building a foundation of knowledge for students to begin composing original music. This course is project based and immediately synthesizes the information learned into music the students can take pride in putting their name to.

GGM Band

The GGM Band’s goal is to build a solid the foundation of technique in preparation for students entering the GFB ensembles through fun and exciting music!

Come dance with the GGM Band this Spring May 15th at 1:45pm

 

GFB Band

Spring 2018 Concert: May 15th, 7pm.

Bring your dancin’ shoes for a night of jazz standards, bossa novas ft. solo vocals, wind ensemble pieces, and student arranged pieces this Spring!

Winter 2017 Program:

  • Chameleon by Herbie Hancock
  • Caravan by Duke Ellington

Spring 2017 Program:

  • Intro ft. GFB Choir by The XX
  • Hatikva arr. John Williams
  • I’d Love to Change the World by Jetta

Winter 2016 Program:

  • I Heard it Through the Grapevine ft. Catherine Heavner on vocals by Marvin Gaye
  • The Twelve Days of Christmas

GFB Choir

Spring 2018 Concert: May 15th, 7pm.

Winter 2017 Program:

  • Lacrymosa by Mozart
  • Major works from Les Miserables (acted and performed)

Spring 2017 Program:

  • The Greatest ft. jazz ensemble by Sia
  • Make Me (Cry) by Noah Cyrus

Winter 2016 Program:

  • Donna Nobis Pacem
  • Send My Love by Adele

Jazz/Funk Ensemble

The Tuxedo Jazz/Funk Ensemble performs at a variety of events throughout the community.

For booking inquiries email:

clayton.chan@tuxedoschools.org

cchan@tuxedoufsd.org

 

Upcoming Events:

May 15th, 7pm @GFB Spring Concert

 

Blues Band

The newly formed Blues Band is all out of bubblegum.

Upcoming Events:

May 15th, 7pm @GFB Spring Concert

Contact

For saxophone private lessons and live music booking inquiries please email: claytonchanmusic@gmail.com

For booking the Tuxedo Jazz/Funk Ensemble please email: clayton.chan@tuxedoschools.org