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

Last Update: April 10,2014

Next Booster Meeting, Wednesday, April 30th!

Due to the need for Spring Craft Fair planning, the next LCHS Band Booster meeting will be Tuesday, April 30th, 7:00pm in the band room. Nominations will be accepted from the floor and election of officers for the 2014-2015 year will be held.

State Band Contest, Saturday, April 26th

The LCHS Wind Ensemble will compete in the State Band Contest at Atrisco Heritage Academy High School on Saturday, April 26. See the LCHS Wind Ensemble schedule. The performance is open to the public.

Concert Uniform Return

Please mark your calendars. A parent or guardian must be present to return the concert band uniform.
Seniors Only--Wednesday, April 30 from 5:30-7:00 (Will be finished before the Band Booster Meeting). In keeping with tradition, Seniors wear formal attire to the final concert.
Remaining Band--Wednesday, May 14 and Thursday, May 15 from 5:30-7:00 each night
Uniform parts that need to be returned include:
  • Concert Jacket
  • Concert Pants
  • Bow Tie
  • Clear Garment Bag
  • Dry-cleaning receipt dated after final concert (May 8 for underclassmen and April 26 for Seniors)
  • The royal blue garment bag, concert tuxedo shirt and shoes are yours to keep for next year.
    Please plan to have your concert uniform dry-cleaned prior to the scheduled return nights. If a uniform is returned without the dry-cleaning receipt, a $10 dry-cleaning assessment will be charged.
    To avoid being placed on the APS fines list, all uniform parts must be returned. Any missing or damaged uniform parts must be paid for as well as any remaining balance owed to the band.
    Please direct questions to Sally Buster at 821-5106 or email

    Adult Volunteer Sign-Up for May 3rd Craft Fair

    We need adult volunteers to help with the La Cueva Band Booster Spring Craft Fair. Set-up will be after school on May 2nd and the craft fair will be the following day, May 3rd. Proceeds from this event are a significant part of our budget to help provide LCHS band students a quality band program. Please go to to volunteer.
    Thank you!

    Order a 2013-2014 LCHS Band Yearbook!

    This is the last opportunity to order a yearbook containing approximately 20 glossy pages of pictures covering band activites during the 2013-2014 school year. Each memory book is $20 and we will be taking orders until May 1st so that they can be distributed at the band banquet. Simply download the order form, fill it out, and have your student turn it in along with a check for $20 made out to La Cueva Band Boosters to band student Eli Friedman by May 1st.

    Please do not fill out this form if you already ordered a yearbook at the beginning of the year. If you need to check whether you ordered one at the beginning of the school year, you can contact Carmen Kavelman at 238-2386 or by email at

    Student Accounts Updated 4/02/2014

    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?

    Email addresses for the 2013-24 school year have been added to our list. 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".


    Pageant of Bands (Wilson Stadium) Saturday, 10/11/14
    Zia Marching Fiesta (UNM Stadium) Saturday, 10/18/14
    Tournament of Bands (NMSU Stadium) Saturday, 10/25/13
    Red Rocks and Bands of America Regional (St. George, Utah) Fri-Sun, 10/31/14 - 11/2/14

    Craft Fair Vendors:

    For information, please go to the "Craft Show" link in the menu on the left side of this page.

    Student Accounts
    ACCOUNTS 0000 - 9999

    (Account is last 4 digits of student ID#)

    Updated 4/02/2014

    Contact Treasurer Carmen Kavelman if you have questions.

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