Former Music Tech Student Directs Music Video
Former music tech student and budding filmmaker David Jon Banks helped produce the following video for his friends' band Ice Hotel. Give it a watch! This was all done in one take. Then watch the behind the scenes. Amazing!
Norfolk State Student Run Record Label
Proud to see one of my former Polyphonix Records students go on to create a student-run record label at Norfolk State! Emoni Matthews Class of 2011.
Here is a link to the write-up for the CD release:
Talent Showcase & CD Release Nov. 16!
Talent Show Auditions WILL take place
Talent Show Auditions Will Take Place As Scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday (10/31 and 11/1) in the lower cafeteria.
There will be a makeup day for auditions on Thursday, November 8th in the Lower Cafeteria. Signup at Room 1116.
Don't forget: you MUST have your audition permission form signed by your parents in order to audition!
Polyphonix Records is meeting during the music technology classes this year. We wanted to let everyone know that we are accepting demos until September 30th for release in the fall, and January 30th for release in the Spring. Please come by and visit room 1116 if you have any questions!
University of Michigan Jazz Ensemble gives Masterclass and performance May 1
The University of Michigan jazz ensemble will be giving a master class and concert on Tuesday, May 1. The master class is at 2:30 and the concert is at 7:00 in the auditorium. Free admission. The master class is open to CFPA students and the concert is open to anyone.
Mr. David Cottrell Gives Master Class on the Music Industry
Mr. Cottrell, the department head of Music Industry at James Madison University, is coming to Woodbridge HS to do a master class on Friday, May 4th, at 2:30 pm. Notable achievements of Mr. Cottrell include a much anticipated Emmy for television score writing and a platinum record. He will also be serving our community by judging the talent show that evening.
Don't forget to get new headphones if yours break
Your Revised Artist Statement is due Friday, December 16th (extended). 2nd Draft
Get your caffeine at 7:10 am outside the business hallway! Only $1 small and $2 large, and proceeds benefit the Polyphonix Records.
Submit Project timeline/outline for Research Paper or Senior Exit Project due by December 2, 2011.
Website is updated!
CFPA Music Tech
Seniors - Artist statement first draft due Friday
Juniors - Resume First draft due Friday, printed and handed to Mrs. Gunn
CFPA student Rodrigo Castellanos releases newest EP, Revolution!
CFPA Student Rodrigo Castellanos, also known as Roemilca, has released his newest electronic EP, Revolution. You can hear his music at his bandcamp site,
Kurtis Goad CD Release Concert a Great Success!
Behind Our Eyes
CD Release Concert
Wed, June 9, 7pm
Pictures from recordings sessions
Congratulations on raising $1000 for Haiti!
Students and parents came out in great numbers to the Haiti Benefit Concert on Saturday, March 6th, in the auditorium of WSHS. All sorts of talented acts were performed ranging from dance to hip hop. Congratulations Polyphonix on raising over $1000 for the Wyclef Jean Yele Haiti fund! You all have made a difference in the lives of thousands of Haitians!
See pictures from the recording sesssion!
Saturday, nov. 1, we all came in and recorded "Artic Calligraphy" by the band Hero of the Beach. Check out pictures online!