2015-16 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Memorial Day Parade


Parade music will be available on Charms soon.


We will have two off-school time rehearsals prior to the Memorial Day Parade.  The dates will be announced at the end of April after all snow day givebacks have been finalized by the Board of Education.


This year, we are supporting Cresskill and marching in their Memorial Day parade with BHSMB Seniors, supplemented by some additional members.  A roster will be announced soon.


The full BHSMB will perform in the Bergenfield parade.


Monday, May 30, 2016 -

8:00am - Small marching band meets in full uniform at BHS for bus to Cresskill parade.

8:30am - Arrive at Cresskill monument.

9:00am - Parade steps off

9:30am - Arrive at reviewing stand.  Small marching band plays SSB.  One trumpet remains for Taps. Small marching band boards buses for return to BHS.  One trumpet returns home with parent.

9:45am - Brass quintet meets at Boro Hall.

10:00am - Brass quintet performs Amazing Grace for Bergenfield Fire Department service. Trumpet plays Taps.

10:30am - Brass quintet dismissed, except for 1st trumpet.

11:15am - Vocalist arrives.

11:30am - Bergenfield Veteran's ceremony, with vocalist (SSB) and trumpet (To the Colors)

12:00pm - Vocalist and trumpet dismissed


1:00pm - Full BHSMB meets at designated location near Washington Ave and E. Main Street and unloads equipment

2:00pm - Parade steps off at the corner of East Main Street and S. Washington Avenue.  Parade proceeds south on S. Washington Avenue, turns west on New Bridge Road, and ends at Memorial Field.

3:00pm - Load equipment and dismissal.




Upcoming Events:

5/30/16 - Bergenfield Memorial Day Parade


Parade route returns to traditional route this year:

-Step off is the corner of E. Main Street and S. Washington Avenue

-Parade heads south on S. Washington Avenue

-Parade heads west on New Bridge Road

-Parade ends at Memorial Field

 


Video from US Bands Fair Lawn show:

 


Video from NJMEA Festival at Wayne Hills:



Important information:


Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


Click below for MP4 video files of the 2015 field show drill from Pyware:
Bohemian Rhapsody Video (will be posted shortly)
Do not share these - For BHSMB members only
 

Click below for MP3 recordings of the 2015 field show music:

Mars-Part1.mp3

INtOO-Part2.mp3

BohemianRhapsody-Part3.mp3

 

Recordings are also available on Charms under "Accompaniments" where you have the option to slow down the tempo. There are also a number of free apps on the App Store and Google Play that let you change the tempo without changing the pitch.

 

 

 

2015-16 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Memorial Day Parade


Parade music will be available on Charms soon.


We will have two off-school time rehearsals prior to the Memorial Day Parade.  The dates will be announced at the end of April after all snow day givebacks have been finalized by the Board of Education.


This year, we are supporting Cresskill and marching in their Memorial Day parade with BHSMB Seniors, supplemented by some additional members.  A roster will be announced soon.


The full BHSMB will perform in the Bergenfield parade.


Monday, May 30, 2016 -

8:00am - Small marching band meets in full uniform at BHS for bus to Cresskill parade.

8:30am - Arrive at Cresskill monument.

9:00am - Parade steps off

9:30am - Arrive at reviewing stand.  Small marching band plays SSB.  One trumpet remains for Taps. Small marching band boards buses for return to BHS.  One trumpet returns home with parent.

9:45am - Brass quintet meets at Boro Hall.

10:00am - Brass quintet performs Amazing Grace for Bergenfield Fire Department service. Trumpet plays Taps.

10:30am - Brass quintet dismissed, except for 1st trumpet.

11:15am - Vocalist arrives.

11:30am - Bergenfield Veteran's ceremony, with vocalist (SSB) and trumpet (To the Colors)

12:00pm - Vocalist and trumpet dismissed


1:00pm - Full BHSMB meets at designated location (TBA) and unloads equipment

2:00pm - Parade steps off

3:00pm - Load equipment and dismissal




Upcoming Events:

5/30/16 - Bergenfield Memorial Day Parade

 


Video from US Bands Fair Lawn show:

 


Video from NJMEA Festival at Wayne Hills:



Important information:


Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


Click below for MP4 video files of the 2015 field show drill from Pyware:
Bohemian Rhapsody Video (will be posted shortly)
Do not share these - For BHSMB members only
 

Click below for MP3 recordings of the 2015 field show music:

Mars-Part1.mp3

INtOO-Part2.mp3

BohemianRhapsody-Part3.mp3

 

Recordings are also available on Charms under "Accompaniments" where you have the option to slow down the tempo. There are also a number of free apps on the App Store and Google Play that let you change the tempo without changing the pitch.

 

 

 

2015-16 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Bergen County St. Patrick's Day Parade


February 29 to March 8 - All sections must hold at least one sectional to review Garry Owen.

- Rehearsals can be held before school, at lunch, or after school, pending availability.

- Garry Owen parts can be downloaded on Charms.


Wednesday, March 9 - 3pm to 4:15pm - Parade rehearsal to set up parade block and run through tune.


Friday, March 11 - 3pm - Tubas, percussion and color guard equipment loaded on trailer.


Sunday, March 13 - 1pm - Meet in full uniform on North Street (by PNC Bank). 

- Parade steps off at 2pm.

- Dismissal will be on Bradley Avenue, near St. John's Church at approximately 2:45pm




Upcoming Events:

3/13/16 - Bergen County St. Patrick's Day Parade

5/30/16 - Bergenfield Memorial Day Parade

 


Video from US Bands Fair Lawn show:

 


Video from NJMEA Festival at Wayne Hills:



Important information:


Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


Click below for MP4 video files of the 2015 field show drill from Pyware:
Bohemian Rhapsody Video (will be posted shortly)
Do not share these - For BHSMB members only
 

Click below for MP3 recordings of the 2015 field show music:

Mars-Part1.mp3

INtOO-Part2.mp3

BohemianRhapsody-Part3.mp3

 

Recordings are also available on Charms under "Accompaniments" where you have the option to slow down the tempo. There are also a number of free apps on the App Store and Google Play that let you change the tempo without changing the pitch.

 

 

 

2015-16 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Technical Rehearsal for Fall Concert: Wednesday, November 18 from 3:15pm to 4pm.

In BHS main gym.


Fall Concert: Tuesday, November 24 at 7:30pm.  

Call time is 6pm for BHSMB in marching band uniform.  Hats and gloves will not be worn for concert performances, but WILL be worn for BHSMB performance in the gymnasium.  No tickets are required for this concert, but canned food, toiletries and gift cards will be accepted and will be donated to the Bergenfield Food Pantry.


Marching Band Dinner: Monday, November 30 from 6-10pm, Clinton Inn Hotel, Tenafly, NJ. 

Forms and payment are due on Friday, 11/20.  Table sign-ups are Monday, 11/23 at 7:30am (Seniors) and 2:55pm (Juniors), and Tuesday, 11/24 at 7:30am (Sophomores) and 2:55pm (Freshmen).  Only students who returned completed permission forms with payment are permitted to sign up for tables.  All students must signed themselves up.  No holding spots for underclassmen.


A copy of the Band Dinner form can be downloaded below:

BandDinner2015.pdf



Upcoming Events:

3/13/16 - Bergen County St. Patrick's Day Parade

5/30/16 - Bergenfield Memorial Day Parade

 


Video from US Bands Fair Lawn show:

 


Video from NJMEA Festival at Wayne Hills:



Important information:


Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


Click below for MP4 video files of the 2015 field show drill from Pyware:
Bohemian Rhapsody Video (will be posted shortly)
Do not share these - For BHSMB members only
 

Click below for MP3 recordings of the 2015 field show music:

Mars-Part1.mp3

INtOO-Part2.mp3

BohemianRhapsody-Part3.mp3

 

Recordings are also available on Charms under "Accompaniments" where you have the option to slow down the tempo. There are also a number of free apps on the App Store and Google Play that let you change the tempo without changing the pitch.

 

 

 

2015-16 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Technical Rehearsal for Fall Concert: Wednesday, November 18 from 3:15pm to 4pm.

In BHS main gym.


Fall Concert: Tuesday, November 24 at 7:30pm.  

Call time is 6pm for BHSMB in marching band uniform.  Hats and gloves will not be worn for concert performances, but WILL be worn for BHSMB performance in the gymnasium.  No tickets are required for this concert, but canned food, toiletries and gift cards will be accepted and will be donated to the Bergenfield Food Pantry.


Marching Band Dinner: Monday, November 30 from 6-10pm, Clinton Inn Hotel, Tenafly, NJ. 

Forms and payment are due on Friday, 11/20.  Table sign-ups are Monday, 11/23 at 7:30am (Seniors) and 2:55pm (Juniors), and Tuesday, 11/24 at 7:30am (Sophomores) and 2:55pm (Freshmen).  Only students who returned completed permission forms with payment are permitted to sign up for tables.  All students must signed themselves up.  No holding spots for underclassmen.



Upcoming Events:

3/13/16 - Bergen County St. Patrick's Day Parade

5/30/16 - Bergenfield Memorial Day Parade

 


Video from US Bands Fair Lawn show:

 


Video from NJMEA Festival at Wayne Hills:



Important information:


Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


Click below for MP4 video files of the 2015 field show drill from Pyware:
Bohemian Rhapsody Video (will be posted shortly)
Do not share these - For BHSMB members only
 

Click below for MP3 recordings of the 2015 field show music:

Mars-Part1.mp3

INtOO-Part2.mp3

BohemianRhapsody-Part3.mp3

 

Recordings are also available on Charms under "Accompaniments" where you have the option to slow down the tempo. There are also a number of free apps on the App Store and Google Play that let you change the tempo without changing the pitch.

 

 

 

2015-16 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Congratulations to the BHSMB on a "Superior" performance at MetLife.  I believe it was your best show of the year!


In the event the Veteran's Day performance is cancelled due to rain, students will attend some classes in the afternoon.  Please make sure to do your homework.  A decision would be made in the morning, so uniforms should be brought to school regardless of weather.  A PA announcement will be made in the event of a cancellation.


Please note the change in kickoff time to 7pm for Friday.  The schedule has been updated accordingly.

 


Schedule for Week of November 9, 2015 - (updated 11/9/15 at 7pm)

Veterans Day Performance and Bergenfield vs. Pascack Valley Football Game

 

Monday, November 9 and Tuesday, November 10

All instrument demonstrations to be performed for a music faculty member


Wednesday, November 11 - Veterans Day

7:30am-7:45am   Place full uniform with garment bag in auditorium in your section areas.  Preorder lunch.

Lunch period - Eat lunch, dress into full uniform and report to main field with instrument.

12:15pm   Run-thru on main field

12:45pm   Pregame twos

1pm   Veteran's Day program begins.  Perform SSB and AtB in pregame formation.  Instrument demos.  Full show performance.

2:30pm  Run-through of the show without seniors, rehearse as needed, change out of uniforms, dismissal.


Friday, November 13 - Football at Pascack Valley

7:30am-7:45am   Place full uniform in auditorium in your section areas, unless you are changing at home

3:30pm   Front ensemble and field equipment sets up on main field.  Use medium podium for DM.

3:45pm   Report to BHS in full uniform for warm-up and run through on main field

4:45pm   Load trailer/Eat snack

5:15pm   Load buses/Depart for football game

5:45pm   Arrive/Unload buses/Warm-up

6:35pm   Pregame performance of field show

7:00pm   Kickoff

8:30pm   Visit concession stands or eat bag dinner after home band plays at halftime.

9:30pm   Estimated game end/Load buses/Depart for BHS

10:15pm   Debriefing in auditorium/Dismissal

 


Upcoming Events:

Possible playoffs games: Weekends of November 20-21, November 27-28, December 4-5.

Tech rehearsal for Fall Concert: Wednesday, November 18 from 3:15pm to 4pm in BHS main gym.

Fall Concert: Tuesday, November 24 at 7:30pm.  Call time is 6pm for BHSMB.

Marching Band Dinner: Monday, November 30 from 6-10pm, Clinton Inn Hotel, Tenafly, NJ

 


Video from US Bands Fair Lawn show:

 


Video from NJMEA Festival at Wayne Hills:



Important information:


Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


Click below for MP4 video files of the 2015 field show drill from Pyware:
Bohemian Rhapsody Video (will be posted shortly)
Do not share these - For BHSMB members only
 

Click below for MP3 recordings of the 2015 field show music:

Mars-Part1.mp3

INtOO-Part2.mp3

BohemianRhapsody-Part3.mp3

 

Recordings are also available on Charms under "Accompaniments" where you have the option to slow down the tempo. There are also a number of free apps on the App Store and Google Play that let you change the tempo without changing the pitch.

 

 

 

2015-16 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Congratulations to the BHSMB on a "Superior" performance at MetLife.  I believe it was your best show of the year!

 


Schedule for Week of November 9, 2015 - (updated 11/9/15 at 7pm)

Veterans Day Performance and Bergenfield vs. Pascack Valley Football Game

 

Monday, November 9 and Tuesday, November 10

All instrument demonstrations to be performed for a music faculty member


Wednesday, November 11 - Veterans Day

7:30am-7:45am   Place full uniform with garment bag in auditorium in your section areas.  Preorder lunch.

Lunch period - Eat lunch, dress into full uniform and report to main field with instrument.

12:15pm   Run-thru on main field

12:45pm   Pregame twos

1pm   Veteran's Day program begins.  Perform SSB and AtB in pregame formation.  Instrument demos.  Full show performance.

2:30pm  Run-through of the show without seniors, rehearse as needed, change out of uniforms, dismissal.


Friday, November 13 - Football at Pascack Valley

7:30am-7:45am   Place full uniform in auditorium in your section areas, unless you are changing at home.

3:45pm   Report to BHS in full uniform for warm-up on main field

4:15pm   Load trailer and buses

4:30pm   Depart for football game

5:00pm   Arrive/Unload buses/Warm-up

5:35pm   Pregame performance of field show

6:00pm   Kickoff

7:30pm   Visit concession stands or eat bag dinner after home band plays at halftime.

8:30pm   Estimated game end/Load buses/Depart for BHS

9:15pm   Debriefing in auditorium/Dismissal

 

Date and location for 11/13 football game are confirmed.  Time of performance and kick-off are not yet confirmed.  HWNow will be updated as soon as times are confirmed.

 


Upcoming Events:

Possible playoffs games: Weekends of November 20-21, November 27-28, December 4-5.

Tech rehearsal for Fall Concert: Wednesday, November 18 from 3:15pm to 4pm in BHS main gym.

Fall Concert: Tuesday, November 24 at 7:30pm.  Call time is 6pm for BHSMB.

Marching Band Dinner: Monday, November 30 from 6-10pm, Clinton Inn Hotel, Tenafly, NJ

 


Video from US Bands Fair Lawn show:

 


Video from NJMEA Festival at Wayne Hills:



Important information:


Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


Click below for MP4 video files of the 2015 field show drill from Pyware:
Bohemian Rhapsody Video (will be posted shortly)
Do not share these - For BHSMB members only
 

Click below for MP3 recordings of the 2015 field show music:

Mars-Part1.mp3

INtOO-Part2.mp3

BohemianRhapsody-Part3.mp3

 

Recordings are also available on Charms under "Accompaniments" where you have the option to slow down the tempo. There are also a number of free apps on the App Store and Google Play that let you change the tempo without changing the pitch.

 

 

 

2015-16 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Congratulations to the BHSMB on a "Superior" performance at MetLife.  I believe it was your best show of the year!

 


Schedule for Week of November 9, 2015 -

Veteran's Day Performance and Bergenfield vs. TBA Football Game

 

Monday, November 9 and Tuesday, November 10

All instrument demonstrations to be performed for a music faculty member


Wednesday, November 11

7:30am-7:45am   Place full uniform in auditorium in your section areas.  Preorder lunch.

Lunch period - Eat lunch, dress into full uniform and report to main field with instrument.

12:15pm   Run-thru on main field

12:45pm   Pregame twos

1pm   Veteran's Day program begins.  Perform in pregame formation (SSB and AtB).  Instrument demos.  Full show performance.

2:30pm  Run-through of the show without seniors, rehearse (as needed), change out of uniforms, dismissal.


Friday, November 13 (if football game is scheduled for Friday, as expected)

7:30am-7:45am   Place full uniform in auditorium in your section areas, unless you are changing at home.

3:45pm   Report to BHS in full uniform for run-through on main field

4:15pm   Load trailer and buses

4:30pm   Depart for football game/Bag dinner en route.

5:00pm   Arrive/Unload buses/Warm-up

5:35pm   Pregame performance of field show

6:00pm   Kickoff/Visit concession stands after home band plays at halftime.

8:30pm   Estimated game end/Load buses/Depart for BHS

9:15pm   Debriefing in auditorium/Dismissal

 

Schedule for football game will be finalized on Monday at 3pm.  Updated information will be posted then.

 


Upcoming Events:

Marching Band Dinner: Monday, November 30 from 6-10pm, Clinton Inn Hotel, Tenafly, NJ

Possible playoffs games: Weekends of November 20-21, November 27-28, December 4-5.



Video from US Bands Fair Lawn show:

 


Video from NJMEA Festival at Wayne Hills:



Important information:


Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


Click below for MP4 video files of the 2015 field show drill from Pyware:
Bohemian Rhapsody Video (will be posted shortly)
Do not share these - For BHSMB members only
 

Click below for MP3 recordings of the 2015 field show music:

Mars-Part1.mp3

INtOO-Part2.mp3

BohemianRhapsody-Part3.mp3

 

Recordings are also available on Charms under "Accompaniments" where you have the option to slow down the tempo. There are also a number of free apps on the App Store and Google Play that let you change the tempo without changing the pitch.

 

 

 

2015-16 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Tickets for MetLife Stadium are available on Charms.  The cost is $30.  Tickets bought at the stadium are $35.  We only have 100 to sell.  The last day to purchase tickets on Charms is Friday, November 6.

 


Schedule for Week of November 2, 2015 -

Bergenfield vs. Old Tappan (Away) and US Bands Nationals at MetLife Stadium

 

Monday, November 2

Evening rehearsal - CANCELED -

Pickup cheesecakes after school and deliver to customers


Wednesday, November 4

3:15pm-5:00pm   Priority rehearsal at BHS


Friday, November 6 (revised 11/6/15)

2:00pm   Report to BHS in full uniform for rehearsal on main field

3:45pm   Snack break/Load trailer

4:15pm   Load buses and depart for NVOT

5:00pm   Arrive at NVOT/Unload buses/Warm-up

5:30pm   Pregame performance of field show

6:00pm   Kickoff

8:30pm   Estimated game end/Load buses/Depart for BHS

9:15pm   Debriefing in auditorium/Dismissal

 

Saturday, November 7 (revised 11/6/15)

2:30pm   Report to BHS in full uniform for rehearsal on main field

4:00pm   Snack break/Load trailer

4:00pm   Depart for MetLife Stadium

4:30pm   Arrive at MetLife Stadium/Enter to watch Group 5 Open bands/Eat dinner at concession stands

8:00pm   Head to buses for warm-up after UCONN band performs

9:45pm   At gate

10:00pm  Perform

10:15pm  Performance ends/Store instruments/Return to seats to watch Group 6 Open bands

11:45pm  Awards

12:00am  Load buses and depart for BHS

1:00am    Estimated arrival and dismissal

 


Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, 11/11 - Veterans Day Ceremony/Elementary School Performance at BHS - 1pm

Weekend of 11/13 to 11/14 - Football Playoff Game - TBA



Video from US Bands Fair Lawn show:

 


Video from NJMEA Festival at Wayne Hills:



Important information:


Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


Click below for MP4 video files of the 2015 field show drill from Pyware:
Bohemian Rhapsody Video (will be posted shortly)
Do not share these - For BHSMB members only
 

Click below for MP3 recordings of the 2015 field show music:

Mars-Part1.mp3

INtOO-Part2.mp3

BohemianRhapsody-Part3.mp3

 

Recordings are also available on Charms under "Accompaniments" where you have the option to slow down the tempo. There are also a number of free apps on the App Store and Google Play that let you change the tempo without changing the pitch.

 

 

 

2015-16 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Tickets for MetLife Stadium are available on Charms.  The cost is $30.  Tickets bought at the stadium are $35.  We only have 100 to sell.  The last day to purchase tickets on Charms is Friday, November 6.

 


Schedule for Week of November 2, 2015 -

Bergenfield vs. Old Tappan (Away) and US Bands Nationals at MetLife Stadium

 

Monday, November 2

Evening rehearsal - CANCELED -

Pickup cheesecakes after school and deliver to customers


Wednesday, November 4

3:15pm-5:00pm   Priority rehearsal at BHS


 

 

Friday, November 6

 

2:00pm   Report to BHS in full uniform for rehearsal on main field

4:00pm   Snack break/Load trailer

4:30pm   Load buses and depart for NVOT

5:00pm   Arrive at NVOT/Unload buses/Warm-up

5:40pm   Pregame performance of field show

6:00pm   Kickoff

8:30pm   Estimated game end/Load buses/Depart for BHS

9:15pm   Debriefing in auditorium/Dismissal

 

Saturday, November 7

2:30pm   Report to BHS in full uniform for rehearsal on main field

4:30pm   Snack break/Load trailer

5:00pm   Depart for MetLife Stadium

6:00pm   Arrive at MetLife Stadium/Enter to watch Group 5 Open bands/Eat dinner at concession stands

8:20pm   Head to buses for warm-up after UCONN band performs

9:45pm   At gate

10:00pm  Perform

10:15pm  Performance ends/Store instruments/Return to seats to watch Group 6 Open bands

11:45pm  Awards

12:00am  Load buses and depart for BHS

1:00am    Estimated arrival and dismissal

 


Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, 11/11 - Veterans Day Ceremony/Elementary School Performance at BHS - 1pm

Weekend of 11/13 to 11/14 - Football Playoff Game - TBA



Video from US Bands Fair Lawn show:

 


Video from NJMEA Festival at Wayne Hills:



Important information:


Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


Click below for MP4 video files of the 2015 field show drill from Pyware:
Bohemian Rhapsody Video (will be posted shortly)
Do not share these - For BHSMB members only
 

Click below for MP3 recordings of the 2015 field show music:

Mars-Part1.mp3

INtOO-Part2.mp3

BohemianRhapsody-Part3.mp3

 

Recordings are also available on Charms under "Accompaniments" where you have the option to slow down the tempo. There are also a number of free apps on the App Store and Google Play that let you change the tempo without changing the pitch.

 

 

 

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