Friday, August 05, 2016

AUGUST ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Welcome to the 2016-2017 School Year at Weddington Middle School.  Please make sure you bookmark this website and check it on a regular basis as most announcements will be made here.
  • Please refer to the SUPPLY LIST for information on what to have for the school year.
  • Instruments for 6th graders will not be handed out for the first two weeks to allow everyone to learn basic music theory and proper care of instruments before playing instruction begins.
  • 7th and 8th Graders should bring their instruments on the THIRD day of school.  They will need their folders on the SECOND day of school.

Monday, March 21, 2016

2016 - 2017 BEGINNING BAND REGISTRATION

Registration for 5th Graders who wish to participate in the 2016 - 2017 Weddington Middle School Band need to attend the mouthpiece screening on Monday, April 18th (drop by the WMS Media Center for about 20 minutes any time between 4p - 7p).

Please contact MEKEL ROGERS with any questions.

Monday, February 22, 2016

MARCH ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Spring Concert Dates can be found on the upper right hand corner of this blog.
  • Students interested in summer camps for band can get information about various week long day camps and overnight camps HERE.
  • Students interested in private instruction can view a list of teachers HERE.

Sunday, January 10, 2016

DISTRICT HONORS BAND RESULTS

Congratulations to the following students who were selected for the SCDBA Honors Band Clinic:

Symphonic Band

  • Thomas Giattino - Alto Sax 1st chair (qualifies for All-State audition)
  • Jacob Thompson - Trumpet 8th chair
  • Ruth Donadieu - Horn 1st chair (qualifies for All-State audition)
  • Davis Zakary - Horn 4th chair


Concert Band

  • Gracie Goldberg - Flute 8th chair
  • Timothy Cho - Oboe 1st chair
  • Emma Cressman - Alto Sax 1st chair
  • Nathan Kummerer - Euphonium 3rd chair


Students need to email Mr. Rogers immediately to receive clinic information.  mekelrogers@earthlink.net

Friday, January 01, 2016

JANUARY ANNOUNCEMENTS


  • Thank you everyone who donated to the Union County Humane Society at the 6th/7th Grade Concert.  $200 was raised and donated to the Humane Society.
  • 7th/8th Grade students auditioning for District Honors Band should meet in the cafeteria at South Point High School in Belmont, NC on Saturday, January 9th at 8:30am.  Do NOT register at the registration table (Mr. Rogers will register everyone and meet students in the cafeteria).  Auditions begin around 9:45am.  Students can leave after they audition.  Dress decently (no WMS uniform but nicer than jeans).  Results from the auditions will be sent to directors by Monday, January 11th.

SOUTH POINT HIGH SCHOOL
906 South Point Rd.
Belmont, NC 28012

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

DECEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Concert Report Times:

6th Grade - 6:40pm
7th Grade - 6:50pm

8th Grade - 6pm if attending dinner
6:30pm if not attending dinner

  • Several band students will be at tables before the 6th/7th grade concert taking VOLUNTARY donations for the Union County Humane Society.  Please consider donating a dollar or two to this organization which does great work with animal rescue and pet adoption.

Friday, November 13, 2015

NOVEMBER ANNONCEMENTS


  • Please take note of the fall concert schedule posted on the top right hand side of the blog.
  • Also please review the appropriate attire for all concerts HERE
  • Thanks to everyone for participating in our GPS fundraiser.  We met our financial goals and will NOT have another fundraiser for the 2015-2016 school year!