8th Grade Band Notes

October/November Edition

Parent/Teacher Conferences

If you would like to sign-up for a parent teacher conference, I would be happy to meet with you. Simply follow the link below to sign-up for a 15-min. time slot. Conferences are being held on Thursday, November 6th.

Cantigny Civil War Re-Enactment Pictures

Click on the link below to view the pictures. Special thanks to Kathy Lillig for taking these great shots!

Symphonic Band & Jazz Ensemble Kicks-Off

The first Symphonic Band rehearsal is on Friday, Oct. 31 at 7am


The first Jazz Ensemble rehearsal is next Wednesday morning, November 5 at 7am

What have we been doing in band?

  • Small Group Lesson are completing their 2nd GLE unit due November 6th
  • Rehearsing music for our Winter Concert on December 11th @7pm
  • Learning about balance & blend in the ensemble
  • Each section has been learning/reviewing the 2-octave F chromatic scale for an upcoming playing test.
  • Two playing tests on Chant & Jubilo and Three Ayres from Gloucester have been completed using Chromebooks.