Berrien Springs Band News

April 21, 2019

8th Grade Band After School Rehearsal TUESDAY 2:45-4:45pm. PIZZA dinner afterwards!

8th Grade State Festival Schedule

Schedule for Thursday, April 25, 2019:

7:30am: All students MUST be in the MS band room, completely dressed in their uniform (including bow tie).

7:40am: Bus leaves BSMS

8:30am: Arrival at Paw Paw High School

8:40am: Warm-up

9:10am: Performance

10:00am: Leave Paw Paw High School

11:00am: Arrive at BSMS, change out of uniform, attend lunch and afternoon classes as normal.


Please note the time students must be ready to go in the band room. We will be leaving immediately when school starts in the morning. We do not have time to wait for late students due to the distance to Paw Paw and our early performance time. ALL students need to abide by this call time.


The band room will be open by 7am to allow for last minute uniform needs. Please double check your uniform today! You will also need ALL BLACK dress shoes, black dress socks, and a completely white undershirt. Some students forgot these parts for the district performance. If you are having trouble finding shoes/socks/shirt, please let a band director know ASAP.

High School Band State Festival Schedule

Schedule for Thursday, April 25, 2019:

10:00am: Report to the HS Band Room

10:05am: Warm up, tune, start each piece

10:30am: Load trailer and change into uniform - remember your black socks and black DRESS shoes

10:52am: Everyone eats 1st lunch

11:20am: Report back to the band room

11:25am: Board Bus

11:30am: Leave

12:30pm: Arrive at Paw Paw HS

12:45pm: Warm-up

1:15pm: Performance

2:00pm: Leave Paw Paw HS

3:00pm: Arrive at BSHS


Robotics students and students who need to make athletic games can leave with a parent, or with a friend’s parent (provided a note is given to Mrs. Rosselit) directly following our performance.
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The ShamROCK Jazz Ensemble performed on Tuesday, April 16th at the MSBOA District 6 Jazz Festival. Well done Shamrocks!

Blossomtime Parade

Saturday, May 4th, 11:45am-3:30pm

St. Joseph, MI, USA

St. Joseph, MI

We are #94 out of 104 events - so plan for a late step-off this year.


Band Room opens: 11:00am

Call time: 11:45am DRESSED IN UNIFORM - holding hat box; You need to eat lunch before you arrive

Load bus: 12:10pm

Arrival @ Parade: 12:40pm

Approximate time back to BSHS: 3:30pm


More details to follow in next week's newsletter.

Questions? Contact Us!

High School: Kelly Rosselit krosselit@homeoftheshamrocks.org

Middle School: Adam Emeigh aemeigh@homeoftheshamrocks.org