Thursday, May 22, 2014

2014 Marching Band

All forms for the 2014 Weddington High School Marching Warriors can be found below.  Please remember if you are planning to be a part of the 2014 marching band I MUST have the following from you: $50 deposit (checks to WHSBB), 2 copies of your insurance card, permission form, and signature page from the band manual. These things MUST be turned in to Mrs. Brooks or Mr. Rogers by JUNE 10! If for some reason there is a problem getting everything turned in, but you are planning to march, you MUST contact me or you will not have a spot!

- Mrs. Brooks


MARCHING BAND CALENDAR


MARCHING BAND MANUAL

MARCHING BAND PERMISSION FORM

Monday, March 17, 2014

Band Readiness Exams

Band Readiness Exams are due on May 15th.  Students record themselves on video playing a set number of scales and submit their video on a flash drive.

6th Graders - 3 scales in quarter/8th pattern (concert pitch)

F, Bb, Eb

All 6th grade instruments - one octave


7th Graders - 6 scales in quarter/8th pattern (Concert Pitch)

G, C, F, Bb, Eb, Ab

All 7th grade Brass, Oboe, and Mallets - one octave on all scales
Bass Clarinet and Saxes - Eb concert 2 octave, all others 1 octave
Flutes - Eb concert and F concert 2 octave, all others 1 octave
Clarinets - Eb, F, and Bb concert 2 octave, all others 1 octave

Monday, February 24, 2014

March Announcements

Students in the 7th/8th Grade MPA Band need to turn in their permission forms as soon as possible.  MPA day is March 12th.  The combined rehearsal is March 11th from 4p-6p.  The full schedule is on the permission form that went home with students.

Band Readiness Exams are due on May 15th.  Students record themselves on video playing a set number of scales and submit their video on a flash drive.

6th Graders - 3 scales in quarter/8th pattern (Concert Pitch)  F, Bb, Eb

7th Graders - 6 scales in quarter/8th pattern (Concert Pitch)  G, C, F, Bb, Eb, Ab

Sunday, January 12, 2014

All-District Results

Congratulations to the following students who were selected for the South Central All-District Honors Band:

SYMPHONIC BAND
Shannon Lawler - Clarinet 15
Alicia Robbins - Clarinet 19
Kristen Jones - Bass Clarinet 3
Ben Long - Tuba 3
Jacob Hyzy - Snare 2

CONCERT BAND
Lauren Chiaradio - Clarinet 12
Ryan Clark - Trumpet 5
Logan Fillizola - Horn 1
Jessica Simmons - Horn 3
Bradley Morehead - Euphonium 1

PARENTS NEED TO EMAIL MR. ROGERS IMMEDIATELY TO RECEIVE THE CLINIC PACKET AND HOTEL INFORMATION



Sunday, December 01, 2013

December Announcements

  • Its concert month!  Please pay close attention to the dates, times, and locations of the various concerts this month (listed to the right).  Refer to the Concert Dress tab to make sure students wear correct concert attire.
  • NOTE Concert time for the 6th and 7th grade concert has changed to 7:30p.  This is to avoid conflicting with the WES Choral concert which is at 7pm.
  • For the 6th/7th Grade Concert: Sixth Grade report time is 7:15p.  7th Grade report time is 7:20p
  • For the 8th Grade/WHS Concert, the optional potluck dinner begins at 6p.  All 8th grade students need to be on stage at 6:30p whether they attended the dinner or not.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

November Announcements

  • Please refer to the Concert Dress tab on this website to review what students should be wearing for concerts.  Concert dress is ALL BLACK.  Please be prepared for the concert in December.
  • Students should be turning in practice records on a regular basis (every three weeks).  Each record is color coded and labeled with the correct dates.  Students must be responsible for having each one signed by a parent and turned in on time.  Extra practice records are available in the band room and also can be printed off this website.
  • Students attending Chamber Day on November 16th should be at CATA between 8:30a-8:45a to register.  Parents should attend the concert at 3pm and take their students home after the concert is concluded (around 4pm).

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

October Announcements

  • All money collected from the coupon book fundraiser as well as any unsold books must be turned in on Monday, September 30th.
  • Any 7th or 8th Grade Band student that wishes to audition for the All-District Honors Band in January must turn in their $10 registration fee before October 31st (cash or check to WMS Band).
  • Any 7th or 8th Grade Band student who wishes to participate in Middle School Chamber Day on November 16th at Central Academy needs to turn in their $5 registration by October 31st.
  • 8th Grade Band students will be performing with the high school marching band on Friday, October 18th at the home football game.  Students will receive a handout with details.