Back Row Low Brass Band Camp

Trombone, Euphonium and Tuba students, make plans to attend the 1st Annual Back Row Low Brass Band Camp!!

The camp is August 5-8th from 8am-noon at Clark Middle School. The cost is $100 per student. If you are able to attend, this is an awesome opportunity for all low brass students!

See below for the informational flyer and registration form.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Mrs. Black or Mr. McGinty at cgmcginty@gmail.com

Back Row Low Brass Camp 2014 Flyer

Registration Form 2014

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How Playing an Instrument Benefits Your Brain

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Upcoming Events and Announcements

Incoming 6th Graders:

1.  If you have not ordered your instrument/supplies from the music store, you need to do so ASAP.  Please make sure that you refer to the appropriate brands and models that were suggested on the list your received in the spring. Many of the stores are wrapping up their preparations for the fall.  If you have, the music store will deliver those items to me in the next few weeks. I will keep them locked up until it is time to hand them out to the students.  See a list of vendors at www.westerwildcatband.com

2.  August 15th is Wildcat Camp. Make sure that your child is at Wester on that day. You will receive a letter from Wester prior to the event detailing what you need to know.  Following the event, we will have a band pizza party. The party is for band students only. The party will conclude at 1:30.

3.  Mark your calendars: August 14th is our band registration night.  Please come to Wester anytime between 4 pm and 6 pm to take care of your forms and fees for the year. Remember to bring your checkbook.

Incoming 7/8th graders:

1.  Summer Band Camp continues:

  • Thurs 7/24 from 2-3 at Centennial HS
  • Thurs 7/31 from 2-3 at WESTER MS
  • Thurs 8/7 from 2-3 at WESTER MS

2.  Band Camp- Aug. 11-14 -9:00am – 12:00pm

3.  Cat camp and party – Aug 15 – 10:30am- 1:30pm

4. Registration Night- August 14 – 4:00-6:00 pm- in the band hall. (Bring your checkbook)

 

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Remind 101

The following are instructions for setting up Remind 101:

 

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Wester Band Accomplishments

It has been a terrific year!  As we begin the final push to the end of the year, it is important to recognize our Wester Band Students for their great accomplishments   Congratulations to all of our Bands for their success in their individual festivals and band contests over the last 2 months.

Beginning band

  • Straight 1′s at Sandy Lake Funfest

Concert 1 band

  • Straight 1′s at Sandy Lake Funfest
  • Best in Class Award

Concert 2 Band

  • Straight 1′s at UIL – Sweepstakes Award
  • Straight 1′s at the Peak Festival at Wakeland High School
  • Best in Class Award at the Peak Festival at Wakeland High School

Symphonic Band

  • Straight 1′s at UIL – Sweepstakes Award
  • Straight 1′s at the Peak Festival at The Eisemann Center
  • Best In Class Trophy at the Peak Festival at the Eisemann Center
  • Best Middle School Band of the Day Trophy at the Peak Festival at The Eisemann Center

This is the most successful Festival Season that Wester has ever had.  On top of that we had a record 31 students make the All Region Band back in the fall.  We expect great things to come out of the Solo Contest that is on May 10th (7th and 8th grade bands).

Congrats to all the Wester Band members!!

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