St. Thomas More Band Schedule
Thursday, October 11th - Fund Raiser going on now!
Advanced Band Class Schedule
Group 5 All Adv. Trumpets 5th - 8th Grade at 9:05
Group 6 All Adv. Drums at 11:30 5th - 8th Grade at 9:30
Group 1 All Adv. Flutes 5th - 8th Grade at 10:00
Group 2 All Adv. Clarinets 5th - 8th Grade at 10:30
Group 3 All Adv. Alto / Tenor Saxes 5th - 8th Grade at 11:00
Group 4 All Adv. Baritone, Tromb. Bass Clar. 5th - 8th Grade at 11:30
All students are asked to attend lessons and full band practice, with or without their instrument, hopefully with!
Yes - Band Lunch from 12:00 to 12:20
Full Band Rehearsal (5th,6th, 7th, and 8th Grade) - 12:20 - 12:55 P.M.
Beginner Band Class Schedule
Group 7 Beginner Flute at 1:30
Group 8 Beginner Clarinet at 2:00
Group 9 Beginner Trumpet and Trombone at 2:25
Group 10 Beginner Alto Sax and Drums at 1:00
Advanced Assignments: All adv. students are asked to practice 20 minutes each day. New music was handed out: Warm Up and 3 - Solos including When the Saints Go Marching in; new band music includes Pirates Cave and Frenzy. The student received a band new piece written by Mr. Ward this year: Full Moon. All Clarinet and Sax students are asked to have 2 1/2 Vandoren Reeds, and brass need to oil instruments. Parents please support the routine of practice and bringing Instruments on Thursday.
Beginner Assignments : Many beginners are starting to show improvement skills on hands, putting together the instruments and mouthpiece blowing, continue to practice this basic skills. Check the instrument out and get extra reeds (Vandoren Reed #2) and oil for brass. Practice the start of the new worksheet for a first song, Mary Had A Little Lamb. Good lessons last Thursday, keep up the good work. ALL PARENTS SHOULD BE ABLE TO RECOGNIZE MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB in the home practices
Cherrydale Fund raiser - Sept / Oct. - Your efforts and sales help the cost of your trip. Cookie Dough - Everyone like cookies! Right.
School Christmas Concert - December.
The band will be traveling to Kings Dominion for the Music Festival on May 3rd. The adv. band was informed that it will be performing for a famous band composer at the kings dominion festival in May and hopefully playing his music for judging.