Ada Harris Elementary Wildcat Band Spring Concert to be held May 16

The Ada Harris Elementary Wildcat Band invites the community to its Spring Concert on Wednesday, May 16 from 6 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. in the Ada Harris Auditorium, 1508 Windsor Road, Cardiff.

The Spring Concert will be directed by Deb O'Neill, band director, and will feature the Beginning Ensemble, Advanced Ensemble and Jazz Band. The program will feature a variety of musical styles.

Beginning Ensemble members are mostly 4th graders who began playing their instruments in October. They have had amazing progress. Advanced Ensemble members are 5th and 6th grade students who have been playing their instruments for 1-2 years. Jazz band consists of members of the Advanced band that want to have a little extra fun.

The Wildcat Band is a traditional Concert Band featuring woodwind, brass and percussion instruments, and consists of approximately 65 players. The Wildcat Band provides the opportunity for a high-quality instrumental music education to all interested students regardless of financial contribution, including students on full scholarship. For more information on the band program, visit

The Wildcat Band is funded, in part, by the City of Encinitas/Mizel Family Foundation Community Grant Program.