2020-2021 School Year Items:
All 7th and 8th grade band objectives are due THIS THURSDAY October 1st. Please finish these by the deadline.
By now ALL Band Students should have:
-Filled out ALL of the important forms (located to the right of this page or scroll down if on a smartphone)
-Joined Remind -students and parents- (also located to the right of this page or scroll down if on a smartphone))
-Have access to their band Kiddom page (access available through Clever via school username and login)
-Received important emails from us regarding band. (Email us immediately if not)
- (7/8 Grade ONLY) Should have a verified SmartMusic Account and see assignments.
- (7/8 Grade ONLY) Should have band books and ALL supplies including a flip folder and lyre.
-(6 Grade ONLY) Should have completed the instrument selection tool. (See below if not.)
ACCESS THE BMS BEGINNING BAND
INSTRUMENT SELECTION TOOL!
Distance Learning and Daily band class information has been sent via email. Please email us if haven't received the email from us.
Band In-Person/Traditional Learners Mitigation Plan and Distance Learning items outlined HERE.
Virtual Band Parent Meeting - a link was email to all parents and can be found on your child's band Kiddom class page.
Parents: provide a testimonial for the BMS Band by clicking here. Thank You for Your Support!
End of The Year Wrap up, Recognition and Year in Pictures video. Click here.
The BMS Virtual Concert can be viewed by clicking the Media tab above or view directly by clicking here. Enjoy!
Saxophone fundamentals video by Mr. Sharpe is up under Instrument Specific Links!
Beginner Clarinet high note tutorial is up on the Instrument Specific Links Tab.
Information is out about signing up for the 2020-2021 band! See the tabs to the right side of this page. See a PROMO VIDEO by clicking HERE.
Pep Band tunes are up on the website! Click the Pep Band Music tab.
Remember, you can submit your group or solo videos for inclusion in the Virtual Concert video #2 which will be released in July. This can be ANY piece of music you can play well. Any videos of the full bands performing from this year are also fine! Flipgrid is the best way to send videos. Find the info in the Practice Tools for All tab above. Check our most recent email for more details!
We will have an awards ceremony on May 21st to recognize our All Star, All-County, Mid-State, 6th Grade Band Karate and Outstanding BMS Band members. More details to come!
Check the new assignments on SmartMusic! Including 6th Grade Band Karate! Check old emails for your code if you forgot it. We sent them out.
Tutorials and play throughs of Annabel Lee on Flute, Clarinet and Trumpet are on the Instrument Specifics Link!
Flipgrid information up in the Practice Tools for All tab! Please use this to submit individual performances and get feedback from us!
Assignments are now posted in SmartMusic! Get your account done today. See our email and Remind messages.
Updated material in Practice Tools for All!
Link to a FREE SmartMusic subscription and a tutorial video are up on the Links/Practice Help page.
Link and video tutorial on Sight Reading Factory is up on the Links/Practice Help page. This is a fantastic practice tool! USE IT!
Please make sure you are practicing regularly. You can easily lose what you have in ability if you don't play regularly!
Now is a great time to start private lessons via Skype with our private lesson staff! Look for their contact info here.
6th Grade Band
Sign up for the sixth grade band!
Click on the link in the upper right hand corner!
7th Grade Band
Review Scales on pg. 40-41
Pep Band Music (music on website)
8th Grade Band
Review Scales pg. 42-43 of Foundations
Pep Band Music (music on website)
Repeat tomorrow :)
How to Join REMIND:
6th Grade: text @b62021 to the number 81010
7th Grade: text @b72021 to the number 81010
8th Grade: text @b82021 to the number 81010
INCOMING 6th GRADERS!
Please fill out the band interest form below and
we will be contacting you soon!.
2020-2021 Beginning Band Interest Form
2020-2021 BMS Band Promo Video!
Watch it here.
Student Information Form
Shirt Order Form
Private Lessons Form
Image Release Permission Form
Band Polices Handbook 7/8 Grade
Band Polices Handbook 6th Grade
More info coming soon.
7/8 Grade Pep Band *tentative performance
Wear Band T-shirt ALL day (in-person learners)
In-Person Learners stay after school
Distance Learners join rehearsal after school @ 3:30
Dinner will be served @ 4:30 (parent help needed)
Game time 6:30PM
Pick up @8PM in front parking lot
(*once decided, an email with details will be sent out)
Questions? Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org