Cabrillo Middle School

1426 E. Santa Clara Street :: Ventura :: California :: 93001

Phone: 805.641.5155

 Fax: 805.641.5377

Office Hours: 8:00 am to 4:15 pm


Cabrillo Music Program

Cabrillo Music Program

  Cabrillo Middle School is fortunate to have an amazing Music Program, under the direction of Mario Boccali.  Each year, our students work hard to master challenging music and to perform at concerts and festivals around the state. We welcome our new students and their families, and look forward to providing a supportive environment in which your student can grow to love music!
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New Students & Families:

All the information you need to help your student be successful in our Music Program: the Music Handbook, forms and expectations. 

Information & Forms

Find information about using a school instrument, uniforms, practice sheets and much more.

Explore Instruments:

Learn about the various Orchestral instruments and see videos of professional musicians playing that instrument. 

Upcoming Event!

Music Tutors & Instrument Repair

In order to help families, we maintain a list of music tutors, instrument rental and repair businesses in Ventura and the surrounding area.  These are by no means the only tutors or instrument shops available.  They are simply ones that our students and families have had positive experiences with in the past.   

Awards & Honors:

Nationally Adjudicated Forum Music Festival at San Diego State University
March 25, 2017
Wind Ensemble – Gold
String Orchestra – Gold
Outstanding String Instrumentalist – Lauren Combs
Outstanding Wind Instrumentalist – Dane Dathrego

2017 Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association Festival (SCSBOA)
March 11, 2017
Intermediate Strings – Excellent, Sight Reading Superior
String Orchestra – Unanimous Superior, Sight Reading Superior
Wind Ensemble – Superior, Sight Reading Superior

2017 California All-State Honor Band
Riley Meagher, All State Jazz Band, Baritone Saxophone 
Nikhil Maserang, All-State Orchestra, Violin 
Laura Liang, All-State Orchestra, Violin 

2017 Ventura County Honor Band 
Melissa Flores, Flute 
Heidi Fedde, Clarinet 
Taylor Sovich, Clarinet 
Tiana Cheung, Clarinet 
Juliet Ward, Clarinet 
Ava Rosenthal, Clarinet 
Kai Jenkin, Bassoon 
Inman Costa, Trumpet 
Zach Noah, Horn 
Adam Van Leeuwen, Trombone

Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association Solo / Ensemble festival 

April 14, 2016

Woodwind Quintet – Superior

Saxophone Quartet – Superior. Command Performance Award (ranked Superior in all categories)

Nationally Adjudicated Forum Music Festival at San Mateo College.

April 23, 2016

Wind Ensemble – Superior

String Orchestra – Excellent

Outstanding soloist award – Noah Laber

Outstanding section – Cello section from Cabrillo Middle School.  Lola Bobrow, Jake Anders, Dylan Brown, Daphne Bullock, Amazing Oakes, Larissa Reyes, Hayden van Deinse.

San Luis Obispo County Band Directors Association

March 22, 2016
String Orchestra – Superior rating
Wind Ensemble – Superior rating
Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association
Solo / Ensemble Festival, April 14, 2016
Saxophone Quartet – Superior rating, Command performance award.
Woodwind Quintet – Superior rating

2016 California All-State Honor Band

Megan Ditlof - Clarinet
Noah Laber - Oboe
Tatum Luoma - Clarinet
Malia Matthews - Alto Saxophone
Camron Neville - Tuba