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Millennium Middle School Bands

Welcome to the web page of the Millennium Middle School Bands!! We hope this website proves to be a valuable resource for anyone interested in obtaining general information about the band program at Millennium.

Those interested in possibly coming to Millennium and joining band should check out the various pages for some examples of student work and activities.

Stay tuned for additions and improvements!!

Josh Langston, Band Director

Beginning Band Instrument Approval Packets!!!

As Round 3 of student instrument selections were completed on Friday, students will be issued their Instrument Approval Packets on Monday, August 28! These packets include the following information:  a letter to the parents indicating the student’s approved choice of instrument a listing of the needed instrument and accessories the names & numbers of local stores where the equipment can be acquired school-owned instrument availability timeline for when students need materials in class Parents should be on the lookout for…

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Fall Fundraiser 2017!!!

Students kicked off the band’s Fall Fundraiser this past Tuesday in class!  Students will be selling items from the Blue Ribbon Farms Savory Sensations brochure, featuring food items like cookie dough and other baked goods. The sale runs from August 15 to August 29! Money raised through this sale can be applied to students’ Band Assessment for the school year ($100) or towards the rental of a school instrument ($100). We keep approximately 40% of the money turned in as profit.  So, you can…

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Instrument Fitting Night a HUGE Success!!!

Thank you to all of the fantastic parents and students who attended the Beginning Band Instrument Fitting event last night!!!  The smiles that I saw on the kids’ faces are what gets me pumped up for the classroom!  I can’t wait to get started with instruments! The next steps involve finishing up the testing of oboe & bassoon, having students making initial decisions, and checking our instrumentation numbers.  My hope is to be able to send home Instrument Approval Packets…

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Our Philosophy

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Self

Students build responsibility by cultivating their individual skills and monitoring their individual efforts to reach and exceed the standards expected...(continued)

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Section

Much effort is also made to have students develop cooperation within their sections.  Sections are comprised of the people who play the same or similar instruments.  (continued)

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Ensemble

Finally, students practice each day that their level of effort has an effect on the other people in the room, who may or may not be their immediate peer.  The idea that everyone’s effort...(continued)