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Concert Band

Instrument Introductions

As the students are introduced to the various instruments over the course of this week, here is the link to the Youtube playlist that I have been using in class to highlight the different instruments.  Enjoy!     (You can forward through the list of videos by clicking the -> (right arrow) button in the player)

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Stetson University Symphonic Band Free Concert!!!

The Stetson University Symphonic Band will be presenting a portion of its Spring Tour this Saturday, February 28, at 7:30PM at Winter Springs HS. The concert is free and will feature a wide variety of music!  The Stetson Band is generally regarded as one of the finest college bands in the southeastern United States, so don’t…

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Wind Ensemble MPA Performance, Thursday, April 9, 6:00PM!!!

The Millennium Wind Ensemble will be performing its Music Performance Assessment program on Thursday, April 9, 2015. They will be performing at 6:00PM at University HS in Orange City, FL. The performance is free! The Music Performance Assessment is much like the “FCAT” for band. Participating bands perform for a panel of judges who assess…

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Congratulations!!! Superiors at MPA!!!

Congratulations to the Millennium MS Wind Ensemble for their Superior-rated performance at the FBA Concert Music Performance Assessment!  The ensemble garnered Superior ratings from all four judges! I am so proud of our students and the maturity they demonstrated in their performance!  It was extremely fun to truly MAKE MUSIC with these students!  Congratulations on a…

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Spring Concert 2015 Week Information

This week a is busy one for members of the Millennium MS Band! The 2015 Millennium Band Spring Concerts will take place this week, as well as the Performing Arts field trip trip to Universal’s Islands of Adventure!  Below is a list of events occurring this week with pertinent times and info: Monday, May 4, 4-6PM:…

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Instrument Selections for Beginning Band!

We are quickly approaching the time when beginners will be choosing their instruments for the school year.  The following is an outline of the events that must take place before instrument selections are approved and students will be sent to go acquire instruments: Complete instrument testing Get instrument commitments on the following instruments: 8 tubas…

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Beginning Band: Instrument Selection Time!!!

Beginning Band students will be receiving their Instrument Approval packets tomorrow, September 3, in class.  This packet will be your guide to getting your student set up with an appropriate instrument and all associated accessories.  The goal date for starting with instruments will be next Wednesday, September 10. While the selection of an instrument is…

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Beginning Band & Wind Ensemble Concert Ticket Order Forms…

…go home today and tomorrow (Thursday, March 27-28)!!! They will be due on Thursday, April 3. Below is the info regarding the performance that is included in the ticket order form: Ticket Info: Tickets for the Spring Concert are available for a suggested donation of $3 per ticket. Money from tickets purchased will go into…

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Music Performance Assessment Concert: Wind Ensemble

The Wind Ensemble will be performing their MPA Performance on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 7PM at University High School in Orange City, FL.  This performance is akin to the “FCAT for band” in that the band’s performance is assessed by a panel of FBA-trained & approved adjudicators. Some details of this event include: Students…

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