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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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Instrumental Music Department

Open House/8th Grade Expo Video 2021


8th Grade Auditions



Students interested in auditioning for placement in the CVHS Wind Ensemble or Advanced/Intermediate Orchestra may audition on or before Monday May 24 from 4:00-5:30 pm. In lieu of in person Auditions CUSD google drive link to an audition video will be accepted. All submissions must be received before Monday May 24 at 4:00 pm.  Audition information is available from your middle school music teachers and online at  Auditions ARE NOT required to participate in Concert Band or 1st period Orchestra.

Contact Mr. Waldukat with questions.

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)

(if in person)-Be prepared to sight read music & Rhythm Excerpts (Counting-no clapping)


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)

(If in person) Be prepared to sight read music & Rhythm Excerpts (Counting-no clapping)


Best of luck!

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

The calendar to the right is updated through June 2020.

  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)_/¯


The link for the 2021-2022 calendar is still a work in progress!

Please use this as you begin to plan summer, thanksgiving, winter, February, and April, vacation plans.


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.

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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