A Tradition of Excellence

Updated April 21.

Upcoming Events:

  • Thursday, April 22: 3:30-8 pm. CFHS Solo Festival. 

  • Monday, May 3: 8:00 pm. CFHS Jazz One IBA Performance. Tickets required. 

  • **Saturday, May 8: CFHS Concert Band Concert.** This date is required for everyone in an in-person band. We will have our first in-person concert band concert and also record for the IHSMA Large Group Festival. Performances will be in the gym, and will be staggered to allow for each family to hear their own student as well as allow for social-distancing. 

    • 10:10 AM: Symphonic Band Black (Mr. Engelhardt, Conductor)

    • 10:50 AM: Symphonic Band Red (Mr. Lins, Conductor)

    • 11:30 AM: Wind Symphony (Mr. Ramsey, Conductor)

    • Attire for the concert for students: Black tops and black bottoms, dress shoes.

    • NOTE: if you have students in choir or orchestra, they will also be using this date, but there will not be any conflicts.


Congrats to Ben Shockley (tenor sax), Jace Barry (trumpet), and Eli Smith (guitar) on their selection to the 2021 4A All-State Jazz Band.

Congratulations to CFHS Jazz One for earning an invitation to perform for the 94th annual Iowa Bandmasters Association Conference. They will be featured on a state-wide livestream in May. 

All-State Announcement:​

Congratulations to the following Cedar Falls students accepted into the 2020 All-State Band:

  • Alexandra Somodi, Flute (Orchestra)

  • Claire Shaw, Flute

  • Abigail Townsend, Flute

  • Lauren Wilson, Flute

  • Preston Atkins, Bassoon (Orchestra)

  • Torin Brown, Clarinet

  • Antoine Cuhat, Clarinet

  • Emma Fuchtman, Clarinet

  • Randy Zhang, Clarinet

  • Luke Meyer, Alto Sax

  • Ethan Gruening, Tenor Sax

  • Pascal Cuhat, Trumpet (Orchestra)

  • Jace Barry, Trumpet

  • Dante Verastugi, Trumpet

  • Kristen Engelhardt, Trombone

  • Liam Hendrickson, Trombone

  • Alex Stoner, Trombone

  • Sarah Campbell, Tuba

  • Kate Galyen, Percussion

  • Adam Schroeder, Percussion

Selected as alternates to the 2020 All-State Band:

  • Juliana Heinen, Clarinet

  • Gabrielle Townsend, Alto Sax

  • Carter Guse, Percussion