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 23,2014

Events Week of October 20th

  • Friday, Oct. 24th: Football vs Sandia, Wilson Stadium, Report to LCHS, 5:15pm.
  • Saturday, Oct. 25th: Valencia Classic, Valencia High School, see times below.
  • Uniform and Luggage Checkin for BOA Trip

    Uniform and luggage checkin for the BOA trip will be Wednesday, October 29th, from 7pm to 8:30pm. Enter through the A-Hall concourse doors to begin checkin. The uniform must include the band show t-shirt. A list of medications should be provided to the nurse. Students will not have access to their luggage until Friday night so we advise bringing a change of clothes and some toiletries in carry-on. Pillows and blankets are also highly recommended since they will be sleeping on the bus two of the three nights. Also, no student will be allowed to check in luggage without $325 in their account or a parent present to write a check for the remaining balance due.

    Parent Volunteers needed for Luggage Checkin and Bus Loading

    We need parent volunteers to help check and tag luggage on Wednesday night from 7pm to 8:30pm and to help load the buses on Thursday night before departure. The student report time will be announced soon and the parents check carry-on luggage and load the buses while the students are meeting with Mr. Converse. We also need donations of granola bars and bottles of water. Please bring donations to luggage checkin.

    Additional Volunteers Needed for the Phone Tree

    This job is simply to call parents to inform them of the students expected arrival time back in Albuquerque on Sunday. We could really use a couple more volunteers. If you can help, please contact Vicki Porter, 821-7813,, in the next couple of days so she can set up the tree.

    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 10/23/2014

    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 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 10/23/2014

    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