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Beginning Band - November 17, 2023

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December 5 - Beginning Band Rehearsal

December 6 - Beginning Band Concert

December 14 - Spirit Night Fundraiser at Raising Canes

 



 

Beginning Band Winter Concert


Tuesday December 5 - Rehearsal in the Pearson Band Hall


3:45pm End of 8th period. All Beginning Band students go to the band hall, find

their seats, and set up their instrument.


4:00pm Rehearsal Begins. This rehearsal is required and graded.


5:00pm Rehearsal Ends. All students must be picked up at 5:00pm.



Wednesday December 6 - Winter Concert in the Pearson Middle School Cafeteria


5:45pm Percussion Students arrive and begin moving equipment to the cafeteria.


6:00pm Woodwind and Brass Students arrive to begin warm-up in the Band Hall.

Parents may go to the cafeteria and wait for the concert to begin.


6:30pm Concert Begins:

Jazz Band Performance

Beginning Band Performance


7:00pm Approximate ending time. All band students will help bring instruments

and equipment to the band hall before being dismissed.



Bring: Instrument (and all the supplies needed to play it) and band binder.


Wear: Band t-shirt and pants.


This performance is part of the Beginner Band curriculum, therefore attendance and participation is required and graded. If any conflicts arise, please contact Mrs. Black or Mr. Jenson ASAP.

 


 

Daily Practice


All Beginning Band students should be taking their instrument home and practicing daily. During their practice time, students should play and reinforce concepts being taught in class and work on any material they are struggling to play. A daily practice habit is essential to becoming a great musician! Please help your student to build this habit by encouraging (and sometimes telling) them to practice every day.


Parents, the following is a fantastic guide for what and how your student should be practicing: https://practicingguide.weebly.com/

 

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