Send band forms and checks to:

La Cueva HS Band Boosters
Attn: Jeanette Walther
8100 Wyoming Blvd NE
Suite M4, Box 429
Albuquerque, NM 87113

Last Update: October 19,2014

Events Week of October 20th

  • Tuesday, Oct. 21st: Fall Jazz Band Concert, LCHS, 7:00pm.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 22nd: Pre-Paid Poinsettia Sales Orders and Money Due, details below.
  • Thursday, Oct. 23rd: Stadium Rehearsal, Wilson Stadium, 3-5pm.
  • Friday, Oct. 24th: Football vs Sandia, Wilson Stadium, Report to LCHS, 5:15pm.
  • Saturday, Oct. 25th: Valencia Classic, Valencia High School, see times below.
  • Pre-Paid Poinsettia Sales and Money Due This Wednesday, October 22nd

    Students can sell poinsettias for $14 each and $6.75 of the sales price will go into the student's account to be used for trips. Download the sales form or pick one up in the band room. Forms and money must be turned in to Annette Trujillo (Max's Mom) on October 22nd, either before zero hour or right after school. Poinsettias will be delivered to the La Cueva band room on December 3rd. If you have questions, contact Annette Trujillo at 823-4763 or

    Congratulations Big Bad Bear Band on Zia Marching Fiesta Performances!

  • 3rd Place Class AAAA
  • 5th Place Overall
  • Congratulations Big Bad Bear Band on Class 5A POB Awards!

  • 1st Place Marching Band
  • People's Choice Award
  • Outstanding Drum Majors
  • Outstanding Color Guard
  • Outstanding Brass
  • REMINDER: Bands of America Trip Money is Due in Student Account NOW

    Students going on the BOA trip will not be allowed to check in luggage without having $325 in their account. Please contact the treasurer, Jeanette Walther (823-1946), if you are planning to use Poinsettia sales money for this trip.

    Support the band at the Valencia Classic!

    Join other parents and families to cheer on the La Cueva Marching Band at the Valencia High School Stadium on Saturday, October 25th. Look for other La Cueva parents around the south 40 yard line in the upper portion of the stadium.

    Detailed Competition Schedules

    October 25 - The Valencia Classic -- Valencia High School, Los Lunas

    3:00 Report to LCHS
    3:20-4:20 Travel to Valencia High School
    4:20-4:40 Unload, Prep and Transition to Warm Up
    4:40-5:15 Warm Up
    5:15-5:20 Transition to Gate
    5:20-5:30 Stage at Gate
    5:30-5:50 Performance Slot
    5:50-6:20 Back to buses, uniforms off, equipment in cases
    6:20-6:30 Back to Stadium
    6:30-9:30 Watch Bands and Awards Presentation

    October 31 - Red Rocks Invitational -- Dixie State College, St George, Utah

    5:10-5:55 Warm up (5:10-5:40 Pit warm up)
    5:50 Pit report time
    6:05 Band report time
    6:15 Performance

    October 31 - Bands of America Regional -- Desert Hills High School, St George, Utah

    10:55-11:40 Warm up (10:55-11:25 Pit warm up)
    11:35 Pit report time
    11:50 Band report time
    12:00 Performance

    Life of an Athlete

    All students and chaperones must take the online course “Life of an Athlete. Once completed please print and turn in the Life of an Athlete Certificates.

    Student Accounts Updated 10/18/2014

    Click on "Student Accounts" tab on lower right of this page.


    Questions about Posted Announcements:

    If you have a question regarding a posted announcement, please contact the person listed or the responsible committee chairperson (see the Committee Contacts list at the top of this page) directly rather than emailing this website.


    APS Volunteer Registration Process

    All volunteers with the La Cueva band having contact with students must be approved through APS based on background checks. See the Forms page for instructions on how to become an approved volunteer.


    Not receiving band email blasts?

    We have now added all email addresses for the 2014-15 school year. If you are not getting the band emails, your internet provider may be blocking them. Please try these first to make sure they are not being blocked:
    1. Check spam, if you see the email from Bearband, please add as "safe sender" or add as a contact.
    2. Add contact "ListAdmin@LCHS Big Bad Bear Band" with the email address of
    3. Provide another email address
    4. Call your provider and ask to have us "White Listed".

    Craft Fair Vendors and Vendor Applicants:

    Accepted Vendors for December, 2014 LCBB Craft Show For forms, information, and contacts, please go to the "Craft Show" page using the menu on the left side of this page.

    Tax Deductible Donations

    The La Cueva Band Boosters is a registered 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Donations to the general account (not student accounts) are tax deductible under the IRS Code. 

    If your company participates in United Way or the Combined Federal Campaigns, please consider a donation to the Boosters. Donations can be made via payroll deduction. Any donations are always welcomed and appreciated.

    United Way: Write "La Cueva Band Boosters, Albuquerque, NM" in the designation box.

    Combined Federal Campaign: Our CFC number is 79004.


    All rehearsals are 3pm - 5pm.

    Thursday, October 23rd, Wilson
    Thursday, October 30th, Wilson


    Pageant of Bands (Wilson Stadium) Saturday, 10/11/14
    Zia Marching Fiesta (UNM Stadium) Saturday, 10/18/14
    Valencia Classic (Los Lunas) Saturday, 10/25/14
    Red Rocks and Bands of America Regional (St. George, Utah) Thurs.-Sun, 10/30/14 - 11/2/14

    2014 Football Games

    Fr. 10/24 7pm (5:15pm rpt.): @ Sandia - Wilson
    Fr. 11/7 7pm (5:15pm rpt.): @ Manzano - Wilson

    Student Accounts
    ACCOUNTS 0000 - 9999

    (Account is last 4 digits of student ID#)

    Updated 10/17/2014

    Contact Treasurer Jeanette Walther if you have questions.

    2014 Pageant of Bands Forms

    Pageant of Bands Ad Sales

    If you have questions and/or would like a sample PoB program, contact:

    Anne Zupfer, 417-5895

    Drum Line

    Download the 2012 Percussion Audition Packet

    Practices: TBD