June 1st is our annual band/orchestra party to Hawaiian Falls. This event is for all band and orchestra students and their families. We hope to see you all there. (Students must be academically eligible to participate in this event)
Saturday, April 30th @ Fowler MS RESULTS<–click (four pages) You make need to REFRESH your browser window for the latest version Note: Results posted between 30-45 mins after performance time.
You will get judge’s comment sheets and (if applicable) medals from your directors on Monday.
Below is the Wester Band Spring Competition and Festival Schedule (updated with results):
Thursday, March 3: The Concert Band attended the UIL Concert and Sightreading Competition and received a I (Superior rating).
Saturday, April 2: The Symphonic Band attended the Peak Music Festival at the Murchinson Performing Arts Center in Denton. They received a First Division (Superior) Rating, Best in Class and Best Middle School Band of the day.
It has come to our attention recently that a terrific resource has been made available in PDF form for music students.
It is called the Arban Method for Trumpet. The exercises in the book can be played by any and all treble clef instruments despite the fact that it was written specifically for Trumpet players.
If your student would like to use this as a supplement to their regular practicing, then they can download the PDF’s and practice to their hearts content. The book is divided up into 5 different downloads and is over 300 pages long in total. We suggest that you just play it off of your device.
We are not using this for performance or a grade, but just offering up whatever tools we can find to help your students play their best.