Patrick Marsh Middle School Band
This Week in Band at PMMS (FEB 1-5, 2016)
WSMA Solo & Ensemble Festival (Feb 13) - Schedule Version 1.0
We still need people to help serve as room monitors! It is easy to do and it is necessary to make the festival run (don't worry...you can still hear your kids play!). To sign up for a morning or afternoon shift just follow this link to the Sign-up Genius: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0e4ba9aa2caafa7-solol THANK YOU!
WSMA Middle Level Honors Online Registration Due by This Friday
EPOCH Sound Pep Band Night THIS Friday! (Feb 5 @ SPHS)
Friday, Feb 5th
2:50 pm – Participating 6th and 7th students meet in the band room
3:00 pm – Rehearsal
4:00 pm - Watch Drum Corps International, Sound of Sun Prairie, and Badger Band Videos
4:45 PM – Pizza in the band room (bring own drink ).
5:30 PM – Load Bus going to the HS (one way…must find a ride home after perform).
6:00 PM - MS musicians meet in the band room of SPHS to rehearse w/ Epoch Sound.
6:45 PM - Set-up in Fieldhouse of SPHS
7:00 PM – Pregame music will begin.
7:30 PM – Game Begins - students file out, put instruments away and are excused.
Students can stay for the remainder of the game, however they will not be supervised by Mr.Gleason or Mrs. Haraldson. Again, transportation home from the HS is the responsibility of the student’s family. Student’s will need to take their instruments home from the HS as well and return them on Monday.
Information can be found here: https://goo.gl/IP92ut
Sign-up List (and who has paid) can be found here: https://goo.gl/7SfTjS PLEASE pay your $5 if you haven't already!
8th Grade Registration This Week
1) Students DO NOT have to audition to be in 8th Grade Band... just sign-up!
2) Students can, if interested, audition for the Wind Symphony (audition based band comprised of 8th and 9th graders).
3) Scheduling examples can be found in the information linked below. This will help show you how to schedule your classes in both 8th and 9th grade meeting all requirements and keeping band in your schedule.
To see the handout and information just follow this link to the band website: http://www.spbb.org/uploads/2/2/2/1/22215324/chums_band_classes___audition_info_2016.2017.7th.pdf
This Week In Lessons
PMMS Alum- Robert Rockman WINS Madison Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition!!!
Congratulations to current SPHS junior, Robert Rockman who won the “Final Forte” competition sponsored by the Madison Symphony Orchestra. He performed his marimba solo with the MSO at the Overture Center on Friday, January 29, 2016. The concert will be rebroadcast on WPT at 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 2 and again at 12 p.m. on Sunday, February 7. There is a nice video on Robert at http://wpt.org/final_forte
PMMS Alum - Jacob Sveum in Hollywood!
Are You Practicing? Parent Band (Feb 23 @ PMMS)
The Week Ahead
Monday, Feb 1 (Day 2)
Tuesday, Feb 2 (Day 1)
7th Grade Jazz Ensemble 7 AM
No BLA Drum Lessons until Feb. 23
6th Grade Jazz 3-4 PM
Wednesday, Feb 3 (Day 2)
7th Grade Jazz Ensemble 7 AM
Thursday, Feb 4 (Day 1)
7th Grade Jazz Saxophone Sectional 7 AM
Reward Day - Altered Schedule
8th Registration (7A 8:10-8:54 AM) (7B 8:57-9:42 AM)
Day 1 Thursday 7th Lessons come on Tuesday instead!
BLA Lessons 3-5 PM
Friday, Feb 5 (Day 2)
Friday Morning Ensembles 7 AM Sharp
WSMA ML Honors Registration Due Online
EPOCH Sound Pep Band Night
Friday, Feb 5 - EPOCH Sound Pep Band Night 3-8 PM (HS)
Friday, Feb 5 - WSMA ML Honors Online Registration Deadline
Saturday, Feb 13 - WSMA Solo/Ensemble Festival 8 AM-4 PM (PVMS)
Monday, Feb 15 - Parent Band Rehearsal 7-7:30 PM (PMMS)
Tuesday, Feb 23 - Early Spring Band Concert 6:30 PM (6th) 7:30 PM (7th) (PMMS)
Thursday, Feb 25 - UW-Whitewater 7th Grade Band Trip 7:40 AM-2:45 PM