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Mt Carmel 2021 Winter Concert

We are incredibly excited to welcome you to our annual Winter Concert on Thursday, December 16th at 7:00 PM in the Mt. Carmel High School Gymnasium. Call time for all students is 6:00 PM. In order to offer the best possible experience for students and families while keeping everyone safe, we ask that you please note the following information:

Admission / Tickets:

  • This year, we ask that all families reserve tickets in advance, as there will be very limited quantities available at the door. Admission is $15 for center seating, $12 for general for all attendees, plus a processing fee.
  • To purchase, please visit the following website or use this QR code:
  • You may also manually search the event:
    • Go to “GoFan.Co”
    • Search “Mt Carmel High School” or “Mt Carmel Music Foundation”
    • Select “Winter Concert”
  • General Seating is available by section. We ask that all families sit together to allow for
    social distancing. Please keep in mind that because we are using the gymnasium, a
    majority of our seating will be in bleachers. For those who may need accommodations,
    please purchase floor seating instead (which we would like to reserve for the
    handicapped/elderly). You may view the seating chart below.
  • Upon check out, your tickets will be emailed to you. You can then print or store them on your
    phone and simply show them to our ushers at the door. Please make sure to sit in your assigned


  • After dropping off your student at call time, we invite you to join us for concessions prior
    to the performance and during intermission.
  • No food/drink will be permitted inside the gym

Additional Considerations:

  • Masks are required at all times when inside the gym, regardless of vaccination
    status. Both students and audience members will be asked to keep theirs on at all times.
  • Extra masks will be available upon entry.
  • We ask that you remain seated in your assigned section for the duration of the concert.
  • Families may greet students outside the venue upon the conclusion of the concert. Please
    do not approach students when indoors.
  • There will be separate entrances and exits into the gym.

Gymnasium / Arena Section Seating Chart and Layout



Winter Drumline Parent Meeting Info!

Is your student joining the Mt Carmel Winter Drumline 2022 Season?  If so, you don’t want to miss the upcoming Parents Meeting this Friday, December 10th at 5:15 in the Band Room. Topics discussed will be schedule, costs, logistics, show concept, and what you will get from your commitment. Don’t miss out on this informative meeting!


Rancho Bernardo Field Tournament – October 9, 2021

Rancho Bernardo Field Tournament – October 9, 2021

What: Rancho Bernardo Field Tournament
Where: Rancho Bernardo High School – 13010 Paseo Lucido San Diego CA 92128 (map pdf) (Google Maps)

Call Time: 6:00 pm
Performance Time: 8:45 pm
Parents can pick up their child at 9:15 pm following the Awards Ceremony

For additional technical information for Band Dads and Band Moms click here.


2021 Tournament Merchandise & Tournament Program ‘Shout Outs’ On Sale Now!!

2021 Tournament Merchandise On Sale Now!
Congratulations to Iris Huang, Junior French horn player, this year’s Tournament Logo Design Contest winner! Tournament T-shirts, hoodies, pins and patches are on sale now. Please click here for the order form. Fill out the form and return it by Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 with either cash or a check payable to MCMF. Turn in your completed forms with payment in the MCMF mailbox next to Ms. Francis’ office. Please contact Joan Schwenker with any questions. She can be reached at Orders will be delivered in the stadium after rehearsal on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021.

Honor Your 2021 Marching Band Student with a Tournament Shout Out!
New Lower Pricing and More Options! Order a shout out in our MCHS Band Tournament Program today and show your child how proud you are of their hard work in band this year! All Photos are in full color!  Click here for the order form and follow the instructions on the form. Shout Outs due date: September 30, 2021



Great News! Check It Out!

We are excited to announce that an anonymous donor, who appreciates the value of our programs and the impact they can have on our students, has agreed to match up to $5,000 worth of family donations made between September 10, 2021, and the end of the first trimester!  

Mt. Carmel Music relies on family donations to help maintain our excellent and rigorous programming.  Help us unlocked these funds by making a donation today. Donations are welcome as a lump sum or as monthly installments.  To make your suggested family donation by credit card, click on the link or Click on the Donate Now button on the right. 

To pay by check, make your check payable to MCMF (and note your student’s name in the memo line) and mail it to

PO Box 720188
San Diego, CA 92172-0188