MIDTERM SCHEDULE:

Tuesday, 1/20 – 5th Period Bands (7:30-9:00)

Wednesday, 1/21 – 4th Period Bands (11:40-1:10)

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CONTENT (100 pts):

1. Group Assessment – Sight reading and ensemble rehearsal (75 pts)

2. Individual Assessment - Students will videotape themselves WITHIN THE GROUP REHEARSAL. (25 pts)

  • Students will video themselves, at a designated point in the exam period, by placing a wi-fi enabled device on their music stand, facing them (possible devices could be iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, any smartphone).
  • Assessment Materials:

Crimson – LEGENDS IN THE MIST (m. 108-125)

Gold – THE PHOENIX (m. 58-end)

Concert Winds – AN AMERICAN HERITAGE (m. 49-67)

Wind Ensemble – HAVENDANCE (m. 198-end)

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GRADING:

After recording the assigned excerpt on their device, students will send it to one of the emails below:

****Crimson & Concert Winds – email sleggsmidterm@gmail.com

****Gold & Wind Ensemble – email wysemidterm@gmail.com

 

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of Dagmara Moroz, mother of former BBHHS Band member Vicky Moroz.  A family friend requested that we pass the memorial information on to our Band Family.  The Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, 12/13 at St. Basil the Great Church.

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We look forward to sharing some wonderful music, and spreading Holiday cheer, this Tuesday @ 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

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The following day (12/17), Woodwind Choir and Brass Choir members will be performing for area Nursing Homes, Cleveland Clinic, and Southpark Mall (all day).

Many thanks for your support!  It has been a long stretch since August, and the students have been working hard for many weeks… please enjoy a well-deserved break and have a wonderful holiday season!