Berrien Springs Band News

April 20, 2018

Jazz Festival

Congratulations to our jazz band on a great performance at the MSBOA District 6 Jazz Festival! The event was held Tuesday, April 17th at South Haven High School. The students performed the following pieces: Gospel John, Canal Street Commotion, and Birdland. Jared Jaggi, Austin Pisarsky, Nathaniel Bittner, and Lance Schrock all soloed throughout the performance.


We were well represented in the honors jazz band as well. Austin Pisarsky, senior, tenor sax and Lance Schrock, senior, trombone, performed in the gala concert Tuesday evening.

Good Luck Middle School Solo & Ensemble Students!

Tomorrow, Saturday, April 21st, 12 students from Berrien Springs will perform at the MSBOA spring solo & ensemble contest at Southwestern Michigan College.


Good luck to: Isabela Constable & Jeffrey Blakeman, duet

Cristoffer Rivera, solo

Collin Craig, solo

Laila Roman, solo

Daijah Latin & Austin Frambach, duet

Max Ashbrook, solo

Molly Sheppler, solo

Molly Sheppler & Anizbeth Contreras-Ramirez, duet

Lauren Geates, solo

Aldrich Mongkau, solo

WMU Honor Band Kudos

Congratulations to Jared Jaggi for earning a seat for the 4th consecutive year in the Western Michigan Spring Conference Honor band! He was the only student in the ensemble to have participated for all four years of high school. The band rehearsed and performed with conductor/composer Michael Markowski on Thursday, April 19th on the campus of WMU. Well done Jared!

Soap Fundraiser starts next week

Starting next week we will be sending home soap fundraising packets. We will be selling laundry soap and dish soap. We fundraise to help the students put money in their accounts for trips, camps, and supplies. Ask your students Monday/Tuesday for more details!

Marching band papers due!

HS and 8th Grade: your marching band commitment forms are past due. Please get them in ASAP so we can order drill. Check your email for the packet link.

Band Booster Meeting

Monday, April 23rd, 7pm

201 Sylvester Avenue

Berrien Springs, MI

Please join us at our monthly booster meeting. We need lots of parent involvement to make this program the best experience for our students!