Please check the Event Summary below for accuracy!

  1. Make sure that your event is listed
  2. Make sure that it is the correct event
  3. Make sure that the piece title and accompanist are correct

OMEA Summary of Events 2017

OTHER NOTES:

  • Be sure to get a photocopy of the piano part to your accompanist ASAP
  • Be sure to have your original copy for the judge (or make sure your director has it)
  • PERFORMANCE TIMES will not be known until 2 weeks prior to the event

BAND AUDITIONS for 17-18

  • Remember, auditions are due one week from tonight!
  • Visit THE AUDITION PAGE for all materials and information

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Please mark your calendars!

BAND CAMP 2017

Week 1July 31st – August 4th

  • 7/31 = Leadership only (8am-12pm)
  • 8/1 = Leadership + New Members (8am-12pm)
  • 8/2-4 = All Members (8am-12pm) 

Week 2: August 7th –11th

  • 8/7-10 = All Members (8am-3pm & 6pm-9pm)
  • 8/11 = All Members (8am-11am)

**Post-Camp Rehearsals – TBA**

  • TBAThe week of August 14th
  • Because there will be a week in between band camp and the start of school, we will be scheduling several post-camp rehearsals during that week to continue our preparation for the first home game!

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As always, all band dates are in our Google calendar, which can be found on the SCHEDULE PAGE!

HAPPY NEW YEAR to the BBHHS Band Family!  We hope that you have enjoyed a restful and enriching holiday season, and we look forward to the great musical experiences ahead this winter and spring…

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17-18 BAND AUDITIONS: Due Sunday, 1/15

  • ALL STUDENTS IN GRADES 8-11 must complete this audition, which will determine concert band placement in the 2017-2018 band program
    • Seniors are exempt from this audition.
    • Audition video submissions are due in TWO WEEKS.  Please plan ahead, and budget your time to allow for adequate preparation!
  • All info and materials are available on the AUDITION PAGE, located under the “Students” dropdown menu above.  Please read all information carefully.  

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Band Newsletter

  • Please read the Nov/Dec Band Newsletter, which wraps up the 2016 calendar year.  Many thanks to Band Secretary Kelly Insana for creating the newsletter!

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Band Boosters Meeting – Tuesday, 1/3 @ 7pm

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Semester Exams – Tuesday, 1/10

  • All Band Exams will be held on Tuesday, 1/10.  Students will report to their band period in accordance with the exam schedule below:
    • 5th Period SB – 7:30am-9:00
    • 3rd Period Jazz Ens – 9:10-10:40
    • 6th Period CW and WE – 11:40-1:10pm
  • The exam format will be that of a full-band rehearsal for each ensemble, and the materials will consist of the new music in our folders, along with sight reading.
  • More information will be presented to students in the days ahead.

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REFERENCE RECORDINGS

  • Recordings of all music can now be found on the Reference Recording Page
  • Please spend some time listening to these pieces… it will give you a greater understanding of the music, and greatly benefit your preparation!

We look forward to sharing some great music, and spreading Holiday cheer, this TUESDAY (12/13) @ 7pm!

Call time for students is 6:30.

Groups will meet in the following areas:

JAZZ ENSEMBLE – Side Stage
SYMPH CRIMSON – On Stage
SYMPH GOLD – Band Room
CONCERT WINDS – Choir Room
WIND ENSEMBLE – Theory Room

Have you found – and tried on – your concert uniform??

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On Friday, (12/16), following the in-school assembly, Woodwind Choir and Brass Choir members will be on a field trip to perform for residents at area Nursing Homes.

Many thanks for your support!  The students have been working hard for many weeks… please enjoy a well-deserved break and have a wonderful holiday season!