March After-School Chorus Rehearsals

Hi all,

The March after-school schedule for Chorus has been posted in Google calendars.  You can view them here:

As a reminder:

•All rehearsals are considered mandatory and students will receive 1 point per rehearsal

•Students may be excused in the case of illness or emergency with a note signed by a parent/guardian

•Tardies due to tutoring will be excused with a note from teacher

•Parents/Guardians must arrange for their children to leave campus (picked up or walk/bus home) in a timely fashion after rehearsals.

•Students should be picked up via the 18th Avenue Pohukaina Circle. Pohukaina gate is usually closed by 4:45pm. Due to limited security personnel, all students must vacate campus no more than 30 minutes after the end of rehearsal.

Winter Concert 2017 Pictures

Good morning!

Thank you all for coming out and supporting your child and the Kaimuki Middle School Music Department last week at Kaimuki High School.  We’d also like to thank the teachers:

Mr. Derek Fujio
Mr. Robert Hayakawa
Ms. Kendal Ledesma
Mrs. Susan Ochi-Onishi

for their hard work and dedication!

We have a few pictures to share from both Winter Concerts. Thank you to Mr. Mark Tomomitsu for taking these great shots. You can view them here:

There will be one final performance for the holidays, Kaimuki Symphonic Winds (KSW) will be at Ala Moana Centerstage, 7:00PM tomorrow night (12/20). If you are in the vicinity, please stop by and watch the students perform as it will definitely put you in a light hearted mood.

Have a Safe and Happy Holiday Season!
KMS Music Boosters

Winter Concert #1 2017 Pictures

Hi all,

Thank you to those of you who attended last night’s program and for your most generous donations that support the KMS Music Program.  We were treated to a wonderful show featuring the chorus, ukulele, strings, and concert orchestra.  Tonight’s performance includes all bands (Beginning, KCB, KSW) and it will begin at 6:00PM at Kaimuki High School Auditorium.

Here are a few pictures from last night’s performance:

Thank you!

Winter Concerts

Good morning!

Just a friendly reminder that we have two Winter Concerts this week that will be held at Kaimuki High School auditorium starting at 6:00PM.  Parking is free and doors will open at 5:45PM.

Winter Concert 1 (12/13/17) will feature Chorus, Beginning/Intermediate Ukulele, Beginning/Advanced Strings, and Concert Orchestra.

Winter Concert 2 (12/14/17) will feature Beginning Band, Kaimuki Concert Band, and Kaimuki Symphonic Winds.

Student sign in and sign out will be in the Kaimuki High School cafeteria.

Thank you!

KMS Music Updates – November 2017

Hi all!

Here are a few updates that may interest you:

  1.  The Music Program raised $1,841.68 through the Great American Catalog Fundraiser campaign.  Thank you to all those who sold and purchased items through the catalog!
  2.  We have also raised  $5979.29 through the Give Aloha Campaign that was held in the month of September.  Your generosity is greatly appreciated!  The funds collected helps subsidize the cost of bus fare and events for students as well as pay for instrument repairs and maintenance. Thank you!
  3. Wilson Fun Fair KCB performance will be held on Sat. 11/18.  Please arrive at 9:30AM and concert will begin at 10:00AM.
  4. Feeder School Tour will be on Wed. 11/29 and Thu. 12/7.
  5. Winter Concert will be on Wed. 12/13 (Chorus, Ukulele, Strings) and Thu. 12/14 (Beg. Band, KCB, KSW) at Kaimuki High School.
  6. Ala Moana KSW Concert will be on Wed. 12/20.
  7. For items #3-6, we are always looking for chaperones. Flyers will be sent out with permission forms. If you are able to help, please fill out the form and return it to your child’s music teacher. Thank you!
  8. Reminder to our Spring Break Study Tour students:  If you don’t have a passport, apply now!  It could take up to 6 weeks to receive your passport through the mail.  Also make sure trip payments are being made on a timely basis.  If will be withdrawing from the tour, please inform your music teacher.

If you have questions, please contact us and thank you again for your support!

KMS Music Boosters


Afterschool practice schedules are available here

Hi all,

We have updated the KMS Music Department calendar with the practice schedules of Beginning Ukulele and Chorus.  The calendar currently contains the schedules for Advanced Strings (AS), Kaimuki Concert Band (KCB), and Kaimuki Symphonic Winds (KSW). You can view the afterschool practice schedule on Google Calendar here:

Alternatively, you can download the view the PDF of the Beginning Ukulele and Chorus schedules here:

Thank you!

KMS Music Boosters

Open House Slideshow, Music Dept. Handbook, Japan Itinerary, Fall Fundraisers, Wish List, and Other Forms

Hi all!

Included in this post is the Open House slideshow and links to the Music Department Handbook, Japan Study Tour, and Music Department Forms.  The Fundraising and Wish List information, which helps support out wonderful students and outstanding music program, is located within the Forms page.  Please contact us if you have any questions.

Thank you!
KMS Music Boosters

KMS Music Department Handbook

Japan Study Tour

Music Department Forms (Fundraisers, Wish List, Uniform/Instrument Fees Chorus & Ukulele Fees, Practice Sheets)

Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year!

Hi KMS Music Families!

Welcome to the start of another great school year!  As you may have noticed, the KMS Music Program has updated their website and we hope to share even more information and pictures with you this year.

If you look to the right sidebar, you’ll see a section where you can subscribe to this blog. If you submit your email address, you will be notified when the KMS Music Boosters post information regarding concerts, trips, pictures, videos, etc.  Be sure to check your inbox for a confirmation email after submitting your email address.

Here are some links that will help you familiarize yourself with the KMS Music Department:


Music Department Handbook


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us here.  Thank you!