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The Vaqueros Instrumental Music Boosters (VIMB) is a volunteer parent organization that provides volunteer and financial support to the instrumental music programs at Irvine High School. The organization runs major music events and fundraisers throughout the year. Funds raised are used to purchase and maintain instruments, pay for music coaches and new sheet music for all groups:

  • Concert Orchestra, String Orchestra & Symphonic Orchestra

  • Concert Band, Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble

  • Percussion Ensemble, Guitar, Piano

  • Marching Band

  • Jazz I, Jazz II

We meet monthly, on a Thursday, please see Calendar for dates.

VIMB is a 501c(3) non-profit organization with Federal Tax ID 33-0164367. 
Please consult with your tax professional on the eligibility of your donation for deduction. 

VIMB Board and Lead Volunteers 

Bob Avzaradel               Music Director                       robertavzaradel@iusd.org

Derek Venlet                  Music Director                      derekvenlet@iusd.org

ChrissAnn Patterson    President                                vimbpresident@gmail.com  Allan MacVicar               Vice President                      

Susan Nakatsukasa      Secretary

Ted Chow                        Treasurer

BerniceMacVicar            Registrar                              ihs.vimb@gmail.com  

Will Neddersen              Volunteer Coordinator 

Christopher Mayer        Orchestra Liaison

Patti Miyake                    IIFT, spiritwear, program ads, papering stands 

Dave Shafie                    Transportation; truck rental and drivers 

Heidi Rapp                     Marching Band Uniform Coordinator