New Year’s Band Bulletin

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!