KSW and KCB March, April, and May After School Rehearsal Schedule

Good morning!

The after school rehearsal schedules for Kaimuki Symphonic Winds (KSW) and Kaimuki Concert Band (KCB) have been posted for the rest of the year.  You can view them here: https://kms-music.net/calendar/ Thank you for your patience!

Also if you aren’t aware, the Kaimuki Middle School Music Department tour will be headed for Japan in 12 days!  They will be exploring Tokyo, Osaka, Hiroshima, and Kyoto along with a school visit and performance at Fukugawa 2nd Junior High School.  Good luck to the teachers and students!

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 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: https://kms-music.net/calendar/

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!