Menlo-Atherton Music Boosters

Supporting Music Education at Menlo-Atherton High School


The Menlo-Atherton Music Boosters Organization (MAMBO) support Menlo-Atherton High School’s award-winning music ensembles including the Concert, Jazz I and II, Pep Bands, and Orchestra.

Please consider supporting our musicians with a tax-deductible donation. Your contributions fund needed equipment and sheet music, and cover travel costs, festival fees, and scholarships so that all students can participate in their ensembles’ performances and trips.


Menlo-Atherton’s music program features several talented student ensembles spanning Orchestra, Concert Band, Jazz, and Pep Band.

Concert Band

Concert Band studies and performs current band literature. The band participates in school and community music activities, in addition to performing several concerts per year at M-A’s Performing Arts Center.


M-A’s Orchestra is a group performance ensemble over fifty students strong that studies and performs music spanning Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Contemporary, and Jazz genres. Mr. Kurrus started the Orchestra in 2011, and it has flourished ever since.

Jazz Ensemble

Jazz Ensemble studies advanced structure and arrangement of jazz music, and works on honing improvisational techniques. Jazz I performs frequently at M-A’s Performing Arts Center, in the community, and in festivals. The ensemble also features a Jazz Combo, which is a select group of Jazz Ensemble students.

Jazz Band 2

Jazz Band II studies the structure and arrangement of jazz music, as well as improvisation. Jazz II performs frequently in the M-A Performing Arts Center and in community and school events.

Pep Band

Pep Band is a combination of all students from Concert Band, Jazz I, and Jazz II who perform at M-A’s home football games.