Congratulations Mr. Avzaradel

Congratulations to our very own Mr A for being the recipient of the

2022 OC Outstanding Arts Educators and Music and Art Award

in the area of Secondary Instrumental Music.

Mr A will be recognized at an upcoming ceremony at the Samueli Theater at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Tues, May 17, 2022.

Pops Concert

The theatre was packed with parents, siblings and alumni at the last Instrumental Music concert of the year. Aside from honoring our Seniors, we also celebrated Mr A's many years of teaching at irvine High and his upcoming retirement. Thank you, Mr A!

Videos from all the groups are now available for viewing under Videos.

Fullerton Jazz Festival

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Congratulations to our jazz ensembles for their performance at the Fullerton Jazz Festival.

Jazz 2 won 1st place in the Novice HD Band Division.

Jazz 1 came in 2nd place in the Advanced HS Band Division.

Jazz 1 Combo came in 1st place in the Intermediate HS Combo Division.

Videos of their performances are available for viewing under Videos.

IUSD Festival Concert

The top groups from all five Irvine high schools convened at Woodbridge's new theatre as they performed for each other in three separate concerts.

Videos of Wind Symphony and Jazz 1 from this concert are available for viewing under Videos.

Irvine Jazz Festival  

Thank you for your support of Irvine High's Instrumental Music Program at the annual Irvine Jazz Festival. This Jazz Festival, hosted by Irvine High School, brought together various schools' jazz ensembles to perform and be evaluated by judges.

The Jazz Festival was the final fundraising event for Vaquero Instrumental Music Boosters (VIMB) who support the many instrumental music programs at Irvine High School.

Our two jazz ensembles performed at the festival. Videos of their performances are viewable under Videos.

IUSD Honors Concert

Congratulations to our talented musicians who were chosen to perform in front of a sold-out crowd at Segerstrom Concert Hall for thd 38th Annual IUSD Donald Bren Honors Concert.


It was a spectacular night of beautiful music. The concert recording will be made available by IUSD in June 2022.

Festival Concerts

Our orchestral and band groups had their moment in the spotlight as they performed at our spring Festival Concerts.


Videos of their performances are available for your viewing under Videos. Enjoy!

Chicago's Pit Crew

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Erin Chung,  Ryan Lin,  Koda Virgil,   Yoni  Cohen,  Rachel Nakatsukasa, Kathleen Funk,  Tiffany Wu,  Amy Palm,  Tara Shafie, Hannah Lee, Derek Zhang, Allen Weng, So Takagi, Caleb Choi, Ethan MacVicar, Sarah Neddersen, & Timothy Chen! 

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