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Archive for February 2013

Rock-a-thon 2013!!! Saturday, March 2, 2013

[youtube] The Millennium MS Band is still raising money to cover its costs for the year. These costs include uniform shirts, new music, instrument repair, and guest teachers. To raise this money, band students will be participating in a Rock-a-thon. Students will be soliciting sponsors for donations to be applied towards their fundraising goals.…

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Cookie Dough Fundraiser!!!

The Millennium Band kicked off their “spring” Cookie Dough fundraiser this week!  It runs from February 1-February 15 with delivery taking place on March 13.  The cookie dough comes in 10 different flavors and is available in tubs ($13) and pre-portioned “slabs” ($15).  Checks can be made out to the Millennium Band Boosters. Money raised…

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Stetson University Band Conductor Receives National Honor

Professor of Music Education and Director of Bands, Dr. Bobby Adams, (and Mr. Langston’s college band director/idol) was recently inducted into the National Band Association’s Hall of Fame of Distinguished Conductors.  Recognized for his contributions to music education in both the public school and university levels, Dr. Adams’ induction ceremony took place on February 2nd,…

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Concert Opportunities, February 15-17, 2013

The next 2 weekends offer several opportunities to hear great bands and musicians perform in the greater Orlando area. Stetson University Symphonic Band: Friday, February 15, 7:30PM, Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall Lynn Musco, Faculty Clarinet Recital: Saturday, February 16, 7:30PM, Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall UCF Concert Band: Sunday, February 17, 7:00PM, Visual Arts Building Auditorium UCF Wind…

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Jazz Band MPA!!! Thursday, Feb. 21, 4:30PM, Oviedo HS

UPDATE: Congratulations to the Jazz Band for all of the hard work that went into their MPA Performance!  While we fell short of our goal of an overall Superior rating (1 Superior & 2 Excellent ratings), it has been a valuable learning experience!  We are currently listening intently to our performance recording and adjudicator comments so…

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Solo and Ensemble MPA!!! Feb. 22-23, Markham Woods MS

UPDATE:  Congratulations to all of the Millennium students that participated in this weekend’s Solo & Ensemble event!  Millennium students came away with 69 Superior ratings and 25 Excellent ratings for their various performances!  Additionally, each spent valuable time with an experienced adjudicator and received advice on how to continue their musical growth and development.  A…

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