Information and resources for the Band classes can be found here.

Choir/General Music

Information and resources for the Choir and General Music classes can be found here.


Information and resources for the Recorder class can be found here.

Honor Choir: TK-4th

Information and resources for the Honor Choir for lower grades can be found here. Meets Wednesdays from 7:30-8:15 a.m.

Music for Jingle Jam:

I Have A Little Dreidel

Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer

Honor Choir: 5th-8th

Information and resources for the Honor Choir for upper grades can be found here. Meets Monday mornings from 7:30-8:15.

Sheet Music for Class:

Current: My Favorite Things


Marching Band

Information and resources regarding Marching Band can be found here.

Our next parade will be on December 9th, 2017 for the Laguna Niguel Holiday Parade. Details to come shortly.

Jazz/Pep Band

Information and resources for the Pep Band and Jazz Band can be found here.

Rehearsals are Tuesdays from 7:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Music will be handed out at that rehearsal.

Pep Band will have its next performance at the football/volleyball games next Friday, Oct. 27th.

Beginning Strings

Information and resources for the Beginning Strings class can be found here.


Information and resources for Kammermuski/Intermediate Strings can be found here.

Piano Club

Information and resources for the Guitar Club can be found here.

Intermediate Guitar performance at Board Meeting Thurs. Nov. 30th in Honour Hall at 5:30. Call time 5:15.

Composer and History Listening

Franz Schubert Octet in F Major, D 803

L'arpeggiata - Icones du Seicento

Marcello/Bach Concerto in D minor for Guitar Duo

Ravel - Piano Trio in A minor

With the Jingle Jam upcoming at a rapid pace, we will not be having music history lessons until January. However, let’s keep the active listening going!

Clara Schumann: Piano Trio Op. 17 (1846)

Chopin - 19 Nocturnes (We listened to Op. 48 No. 1

We didn’t have a proper music history lesson this week, but we did listen to some interesting music.

Greg Patillo - Beatbox Bass Flute

Greg Patillo and Alexis Sorba - Beatbox Flute Duet

Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 4

Rossini - Francesca da Rimini

Rossini - William Tell Overture

Rossini - The Barber of Seville, Overture

Kuhlau - String Quartet in A-Minor, OP. 122

Paganini - Caprice No.24

Other Resources

Links to online learning resources and other such materials can be found here.


University of California Berkeley

Welcome to Mr. Sacks’s class website! I am thrilled and honored to be your children’s band and music instructor! It is going to be a fantastic year!

Event Calendar

February 20, 2019
  • Vision and Hearing Screening February 20, 2019
  • 8th Grade Field Trip to the Nixon Library February 20, 2019
  • Honour Choir TK - 3rd February 20, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 8:15 am Band Room

    TK - 3rd grade

  • Math Olympiad February 20, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 8:10 am Room 7

    4th - 8th Grade

  • Jazz Band February 20, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • ASB meeting February 20, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
  • Basketball Practice February 20, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
  • Honour Society Board Meeting February 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Honour Hall
February 21, 2019
  • Cheer Practice February 21, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 8:15 am Honour Hall
  • Marching/Pep Band February 21, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 8:15 am Band Room

    4th - 8th Grade

  • Kindness Club February 21, 2019 @ 10:40 am - 11:00 am Honour Hall

    1st - 8th Grade

  • Intermediate Strings/Kammermuski February 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Band Room
  • Regular Meeting of the OPA Board of Directors February 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    5:00 PM Closed Session
    6:15 PM Open Session
    Board Website