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Mr. Waldukat
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Andreas Waldukat (949) 364-2744 Director of Instrumental Music- Department Chair, Visual & Performing Arts
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School Instrument Check-Out


If you plan on using a school instrument this school year, please fill out the instrument check out form located here.

The links on this page connect students to resources, which are recommended because of their educational content and value. Students are not intended to visit pages beyond the specific links provided.

Instrumental Music Department

Color Guard Auditions

Audition Videos are due by May 28th.

Complete and upload your video to THIS FORM. Make sure to check the setting of the google folder so it is shared with CUSD accounts. 

Color Guard Instruction Videos can be found here.

Band/Orchestra Auditions 

Audition Videos are due by May 24th

Auditions ARE NOT required to participate in Concert Band or 1st period Orchestra. Contact Mr. Waldukat with questions.

Students interested in auditioning for placement in the CVHS Wind Ensemble or Advanced/Intermediate Orchestra may audition on or before Monday May 24.
Please have the following items prepared

(Use your CUSD account to access these files)


12 Major scales- Circle of 5th Motion (Under 2 Minutes)

(C, G, D, A, E, B , F#, Db, Ab, Eb, Bb, F)

Octave 1

Octave 2

Octave 3- (Students who desire consideration for 5th period must attempt these scales)

Band Students

12 Major & 12 minor scales- Circle of 4th’s Motion (Under 2 Minutes)

(F, Bb, Eb, Ab, Db, Gb, B, E, A, D, G, C)

CVHS Instrumental Music Calendar

Instrumental Music Calendar 2021-2022

Welcome to the School Loop Page for the Instrumental Music Department!

The calendar to the right is updated through August 2022.

  Dates and times evolve on a regular basis.

Remember to check the site often.

Thank you for your continued support of CVHS Instrumental Music.

You have a very nice Instrumental Music Department. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Vision Statement
Capistrano Valley High School Instrumental Music
Vision Statement
Develop a program to the highest level such that the students may take the skills developed into all aspects of life.
This will be accomplished by:
1)       Setting positive examples of leadership and dedication through parental involvement.
2)       Creating an environment that nurtures and encourages a student’s individual growth through participation in and appreciation of all forms of music.
3)       Providing an educational experience, both musically and socially, where students learn to develop themselves to their fullest potential.
4)      Learning how to work together in a team environment with students from other instrument families as well as other Capistrano Valley organizations.
Musical Mentors

Musical Mentors Homepage


Jury Excerpts

1st Period

3rd Period

5th Period

Wind Ensemble

Concert Band

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