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Archive for September 2012

Middle School Night 2012!!!

Thank You to: the Millennium Band students for performing and behaving so well, members & directors of the South Seminole, Markham Woods, & Sanford Middle School Bands for being great peers, to the Millennium Band Boosters for keeping us organized, watered, and safe, to the Seminole High School Band Boosters for keeping us fed and…

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More Research To Support Music Education

This article from the New York Times outlines the results of research from Northwestern University that lists the benefits of early music education. My favorite quote from the article: “To learn to read, you need to have good working memory, the ability to disambiguate speech sounds, make sound-to-meaning connections,” said Professor Nina Kraus, director of…

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"Lesson with a Pro" Event

Millennium bands will be taking part in their “Lesson with a Pro” event Saturday, September 15 in the Walt Griffin Performing Arts Center at Millennium Middle School.  Students will participate in 90-minute masterclasses taught by specialists on each instrument.  The itinerary for this event is as follows: Wind Ensemble  9:00AM-10:30AM Symphonic Band   10:30AM-Noon Beginning…

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