2013-14 Marching Band Announcements Updated

2014-15 Officer Candidates Leadership Workshops

Meeting #1 - Wednesday, May 21, 3-5pm (Room 122)

Meeting #2 - Wednesday, May 28, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Meeting #3 - Wednesday, June 4, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Auditions - Wednesday, June 11, 1pm to ??? (Outdoors and Band Room)

 

All meetings are mandatory for full consideration.

 


Drum Major/Color Guard Officer Audition Requirements

 

  • 2, 3, and 4 patterns (DM only)
  • 4 pattern with independent crescendo/diminuedo gesture in LH (DM only)
  • Salute on large podium with about face (DM only)
  • 60-90 second drill routine to music (CD or iPod/iPhone/smartphone)
  • Interview

Rocky Point Holiday score:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/jkoxhnxfuzphqve/Rocky_Point_Holiday.pdf

 

Rocky Point Holiday audio:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/yewyfqj1zhkph6g/RPH_FullEnsemble.m4a

 

 


Section Leader/Drum Major Scale Requirements

  • Scales are listed as written pitch, not concert pitch
  • Scales should be memorized
  • Scales are required of all section leader and drum major/field lieutenant candidates

 

Piccolo/Flute

G, Bb, Db (all 2 oct)

Bb Chromatic ( 2 oct)

  

Clarinet

Bb, D, Ab (all 2 oct)

E Chromatic  (3 oct)

  

Saxophone

D(2 oct), Bb (2 oct) , A(1 oct)

F Chromatic (2 oct)

 

Trumpet

C(1 oct), E(1 oct), Bb(2 oct)   

Bb Chromatic (2 oct)

 

Mellophone

D(1 oct), Ab(1 oct), G(2 oct)

G Chromatic  (2 oct)

 

Trombone/Baritone

Ab(1 oct), D(1 oct), F(2 oct)

F Chromatic  (2 oct)

  

Tuba

F, D, Ab (all 1 oct)

Bb Chromatic (1 oct)


 

The Fundamentals of Rehearsing Music Ensembles course on Coursera.org can be found here:


https://class.coursera.org/music-ensembles-001


All section leaders and DM/FLt selectees should plan to enroll in and complete the course. A Statement of Accomplishment certificate should be presented to Mr. Timmons upon completion by Friday, July 18, 2014

 

Prior to auditions, it is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that all DM/FLt candidates complete at least the three video lectures on Introduction to Conducting, the Basic Set-Up, and Basic Patterns. Please note that field conductors typically use the "focal point" style of conducting described in the video. Completion time for all three videos is about 32 minutes. 

 

2013-14 Marching Band Announcements Updated

The Fundamentals of Rehearsing Music Ensembles course on Coursera.org can be found here:


https://class.coursera.org/music-ensembles-001


All section leaders and DM/FLt selectees should plan to enroll in and complete the course. A Statement of Accomplishment certificate should be presented to Mr. Timmons upon completion by Friday, July 18, 2014

 

Prior to auditions, it is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that all DM/FLt candidates complete at least the three video lectures on Introduction to Conducting, the Basic Set-Up, and Basic Patterns. Please note that field conductor typically use the "focal point" style of conducting described in the video. Completion time for the three videos is about 32 minutes. 




2014-15 Officer Candidates Leadership Workshops

Meeting #1 - Wednesday, May 21, 3-5pm (Room 122)

Meeting #2 - Wednesday, May 28, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Meeting #3 - Wednesday, June 4, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Auditions - Wednesday, June 11, 1pm to ??? (Outdoors and Band Room)

 

All meetings are mandatory for full consideration.

 

Section Leader/Drum Major Scale Requirements

  • Scales are listed as written pitch, not concert pitch
  • Scales should be memorized
  • Scales are required of all section leader and drum major/field lieutenant candidates

 

Piccolo/Flute

G, Bb, Db (all 2 oct)

Bb Chromatic ( 2 oct)

  

Clarinet

Bb, D, Ab (all 2 oct)

E Chromatic  (3 oct)

  

Saxophone

D(2 oct), Bb (2 oct) , A(1 oct)

F Chromatic (2 oct)

 

Trumpet

C(1 oct), E(1 oct), Bb(2 oct)   

Bb Chromatic (2 oct)

 

Mellophone

D(1 oct), Ab(1 oct), G(2 oct)

G Chromatic  (2 oct)

 

Trombone/Baritone

Ab(1 oct), D(1 oct), F(2 oct)

F Chromatic  (2 oct)

  

Tuba

F, D, Ab (all 1 oct)

Bb Chromatic (1 oct)

 

Rocky Point Holiday score:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/jkoxhnxfuzphqve/Rocky_Point_Holiday.pdf

 

Rocky Point Holiday audio:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/yewyfqj1zhkph6g/RPH_FullEnsemble.m4a

2013-14 Marching Band Announcements Updated

2014-15 Officer Candidates Leadership Workshops

Meeting #1 - Wednesday, May 21, 3-5pm (Room 122)

Meeting #2 - Wednesday, May 28, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Meeting #3 - Wednesday, June 4, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Auditions - Wednesday, June 11, 1pm to ??? (Outdoors and Band Room)

 

All meetings are mandatory for full consideration.

 

Section Leader/Drum Major Scale Requirements

  • Scales are listed as written pitch, not concert pitch
  • Scales should be memorized
  • Scales are required of all section leader and drum major/field lieutenant candidates

 

Piccolo/Flute

G, Bb, Db (all 2 oct)

Bb Chromatic ( 2 oct)

  

Clarinet

Bb, D, Ab (all 2 oct)

E Chromatic  (3 oct)

  

Saxophone

D(2 oct), Bb (2 oct) , A(1 oct)

F Chromatic (2 oct)

 

Trumpet

C(1 oct), E(1 oct), Bb(2 oct)   

Bb Chromatic (2 oct)

 

Mellophone

D(1 oct), Ab(1 oct), G(2 oct)

G Chromatic  (2 oct)

 

Trombone/Baritone

Ab(1 oct), D(1 oct), F(2 oct)

F Chromatic  (2 oct)

  

Tuba

F, D, Ab (all 1 oct)

Bb Chromatic (1 oct)

 

Rocky Point Holiday score:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/jkoxhnxfuzphqve/Rocky_Point_Holiday.pdf

 

Rocky Point Holiday audio:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/yewyfqj1zhkph6g/RPH_FullEnsemble.m4a

2013-14 Marching Band Announcements Updated

2014-15 Officer Candidates Leadership Workshops

Meeting #1 - Wednesday, May 21, 3-5pm (Room 122)

Meeting #2 - Wednesday, May 28, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Meeting #3 - Wednesday, June 4, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Auditions - Wednesday, June 11, 1pm to ??? (Outdoors and Band Room)

 

All meetings are mandatory for full consideration.

 

Section Leader/Drum Major Scale Requirements

  • Scales are listed as written pitch, not concert pitch
  • Scales should be memorized
  • Scales are required of all section leader and drum major/field lieutenant candidates

 

Piccolo/Flute

G, Bb, Db (all 2 oct)

Bb Chromatic ( 2 oct)

  

Clarinet

Bb, D, Ab (all 2 oct)

E Chromatic  (3 oct)

  

Saxophone

D(2 oct), Bb (2 oct) , A(1 oct)

F Chromatic (2 oct)

 

Trumpet

C(1 oct), E(1 oct), Bb(2 oct)   

Bb Chromatic (2 oct)

 

Mellophone

D(1 oct), Ab(1 oct), G(2 oct)

G Chromatic  (2 oct)

 

Trombone/Baritone

Ab(1 oct), D(1 oct), F(2 oct)

F Chromatic  (2 oct)

  

Tuba

F, D, Ab (all 1 oct)

Bb Chromatic (1 oct)

2013-14 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Congratulations on a wonderful Disney performance!

 

Uniforms and busbies should be brought home no later than Friday, April 25.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

Bergenfield Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 26 - 1pm call time

 

Reporting location is at Bergenfield Pizza.

Dismissal location is near Boro Hall, on Merritt Avenue.

Parade route is north on Washington Avenue from Bergenfield Pizza to Boro Hall.

 

Wear your new band uniform and busby.  Bring you old band uniform, garment bag (if supplied), and busby (if supplied) at the beginning of the parade for collection.  New band uniforms will only be collected from seniors and non-returning members.  Color guard uniforms will be collected, as usual.

 

2014-15 Officer Candidates Leadership Workshops

Meeting #1 - Wednesday, May 21, 3-5pm (Room 122)

Meeting #2 - Wednesday, May 28, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Meeting #3 - Wednesday, June 4, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Auditions - Wednesday, June 11, 1pm to ??? (Outdoors and Band Room)

 

All meetings are mandatory for full consideration.

 

2013-14 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Congratulations on a wonderful Disney performance!

 

Uniforms and busbies should be brought home no later than Friday, April 25.

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

Bergenfield Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 26 - 1pm call time

 

Reporting location is somewhere near the start of the St. Patrick's Day Parade.  Check back for more information.

Dismissal location is near Boro Hall, on Merritt Avenue.

Parade route is north on Washington Avenue from Bergenfield Pizza to Boro Hall.

 

Wear your new band uniform and busby.  Bring you old band uniform, garment bag (if supplied), and busby (if supplied) at the beginning of the parade for collection.  New band uniforms will only be collected from seniors and non-returning members.  Color guard uniforms will be collected, as usual.

 

2014-15 Officer Candidates Leadership Workshops

Meeting #1 - Wednesday, May 21, 3-5pm (Room 122)

Meeting #2 - Wednesday, May 28, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Meeting #3 - Wednesday, June 4, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Auditions - Wednesday, June 11, 1pm to ??? (Outdoors and Band Room)

 

All meetings are mandatory for full consideration.

 

2013-14 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Congratulations on a wonderful Disney performance!

 

Uniforms and busbies should be brought home no later than Friday, April 25

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

Bergenfield Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 26 - 1pm call time

 

2014-15 Officer Candidates Leadership Workshops

Meeting #1 - Wednesday, May 14, 3-5pm (Band Room)

Meeting #2 - Wednesday, May 21, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Meeting #3 - Wednesday, May 28, 3-5:30pm (Band Room and outdoors)

Auditions - Wednesday, June 4, 3pm to ??? (Outdoors and Band Room)

 

All meetings are mandatory for full consideration.

 

2013-14 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Congratulations on a wonderful Disney performance!

 

Uniforms and busbies should be brought home no later than Friday, April 25

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

Bergenfield Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 26 - 1pm call time

 

2014-15 Officer Candidates Leadership Workshops

Meeting #1 - Wednesday, May 14, 3-5pm (Room 122)

Meeting #2 - Wednesday, May 21, 3-5:30pm (Room 122 and outdoors)

Meeting #3 - Wednesday, May 28, 3-5:30pm (Room 122 and outdoors)

Auditions - Wednesday, June 4, 3pm to ??? (Outdoors and Band Room)

 

All meetings are mandatory for full consideration.

 

2013-14 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Bring in uniforms for Disney trip at 7:30am - Jr/Sr on 4/7 and So/Fr on 4/8


Tuesday, April 8 - Period 5 Marching Band - Disney Dress Rehearsal

Place instruments on stage after rehearsal and tag with colored band.

 

Wednesday, April 9 - Period 5 performance by US Army Field Band's "Volunteers"

3:00PM - Load uniforms and instruments into truck

6:00-8:00PM - Drop off luggage

 

Thursday, April 10 - Disney pre-trip meeting in auditorium at 3:15pm.  Departure at 5pm.



 

Click here to download the Disney Parade Block, then complete the Google form below:

 


DISNEY MUSIC:

 

Parts for "Disney's Magical Marches" can be downloaded on Charms under Handouts/Files.  Please download and print your part and memorize for the Magic Kingdom parade.

 

DISNEY ITINERARY:

 

A copy of the Disney itinerary can be downloaded here

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

Parade in the Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World

Sunday, April 13 at 3:00pm

 

Bergenfield Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 26 - 1pm call time

2013-14 Marching Band Announcements Updated

PERIOD 5 Marching Band on Tuesday, April 1 and Friday, April 4.  Practice your music.




HOMEWORK FOR 3/31/14:


Click here to download the Disney Parade Block, then complete the Google form below:

 


DISNEY MUSIC:

 

Parts for "Disney's Magical Marches" can be downloaded on Charms under Handouts/Files.  Please download and print your part and memorize for the Magic Kingdom parade.

 

DISNEY ITINERARY:

 

A copy of the Disney itinerary can be downloaded here

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

Parade in the Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World

Sunday, April 13 at 3:00pm

 

Bergenfield Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 26 - 1pm call time

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