2014-15 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Pep Band:


The 2014-15 BHSMB Pep Band will be comprised of the following members:

 

All senior class members, plus

M. deReal - Tenor Sax

K. Sangalang and P. Jones - Mellophone

Drumline personnel as assigned by Mr. Brown

 

Volunteers to cover as substitutes for any absences will be arranged by members requesting an absence.


Upcoming rehearsals:

 

Monday, September 15, 2014 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm

  • Report to RWB field - Attendance block by 6:30pm SHARP
  • Pit/drumline/tubas/baritone saxophone should report early to be ready on time
  • All other instrumentalists must BRING their instrument - Don't forget at BHS!!!
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 3:15pm to 6:00pm
  • Report to BHS field - Attendance block by 3:15pm SHARP
  • This is NOT the day to see teachers for extra help.  Choose any other day or lunch.

Saturday, September 20, 2014 beginning at 8am

  • Individual music testing on:
    • Rule, Brittania!
    • Tapestry of Nations/Chaos
    • Reflections of Earth
    • We Go On

Upcoming performances:


Saturday, September 20 at 2:30pm - Away football game vs. Northern Highlands (Pep Band Only)

 

Resources:


Click here for a copy of the 2014-15 Band Letter


 

2014-15 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Upcoming rehearsals:

 

Monday, September 15, 2014 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm

  • Report to RWB field - Attendance block by 6:30pm SHARP
  • Pit/drumline/tubas/baritone saxophone should report early to be ready on time
  • All other instrumentalists must BRING their instrument - Don't forget at BHS!!!
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 3:15pm to 6:00pm
  • Report to BHS field - Attendance block by 3:15pm SHARP
  • This is NOT the day to see teachers for extra help.  Choose any other day or lunch.

Saturday, September 20, 2014 beginning at 8am

  • Individual music testing on:
    • Rule, Brittania!
    • Tapestry of Nations/Chaos
    • Reflections of Earth
    • We Go On

Upcoming performances:


Saturday, September 20 at 2:30pm - Away football game vs. Northern Highlands (Pep Band Only)

 

Resources:


Click here for a copy of the 2014-15 Band Letter


 

2014-15 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Upcoming rehearsals:

 

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 from 3:15pm to 6:00pm
  • Report to BHS field - Attendance block by 3:15pm SHARP
  • This is NOT the day to see teachers for extra help.  Choose any other day or lunch.

Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 8am to 11am

  • Report to BHS field - Attendance block by 8:00am SHARP
  • Lunch break/change into uniform from 11am-12pm
  • Football game vs. Ramapo - Report at 12pm in uniform to auditorium

Monday, September 15, 2014 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm

  • Report to RWB field - Attendance block by 6:30pm SHARP
  • Pit/drumline/tubas/baritone saxophone should report early to be ready on time
  • All other instrumentalists must BRING their instrument - Don't forget at BHS!!!

Upcoming performances:


Saturday, September 13 at 1pm - Home football game vs. Ramapo

 

Resources:


Click here for a copy of the 2014-15 Band Letter


 

2014-15 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Band Pictures will be taken on Saturday, September 6


Upcoming rehearsals:


Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 8am to 1pm

  • Report to BHS field - Attendance block by 8:00am SHARP
  • Lunch break/change into uniform from 11am-12pm
  • Senior and individual pictures at 12pm
  • Group photo at 12:30pm
Monday, September 8, 2014 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Report to RWB field - Attendance block by 6:30pm SHARP
  • Pit/drumline/tubas/baritone saxophone should report early to be ready on time
  • All other instrumentalists must BRING their instrument - Don't forget at BHS!!!
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 from 3:15pm to 6:00pm
  • Report to BHS field - Attendance block by 3:15pm SHARP
  • This is NOT the day to see teachers for extra help.  Choose any other day or lunch.

Upcoming performances:


Saturday, September 13 at 1pm - Home football game vs. Ramapo

 

Resources:


Click here for a copy of the 2014-15 Band Letter


 

2014-15 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Band Pictures will be taken on Saturday, September 6 at the end of rehearsal.


Upcoming rehearsals:


Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 8am to 1pm

  • Report to BHS field - Attendance block by 8:00am SHARP
  • Lunch break/change into uniform from 11am-12pm
  • Group and individual pictures at 12pm
Monday, September 8, 2014 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Report to RWB field - Attendance block by 6:30pm SHARP
  • Pit/drumline/tubas/baritone saxophone should report early to be ready on time
  • All other instrumentalists must BRING their instrument - Don't forget at BHS!!!
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 from 3:15pm to 6:00pm
  • Report to BHS field - Attendance block by 3:15pm SHARP
  • This is NOT the day to see teachers for extra help.  Choose any other day or lunch.

Upcoming performances:


Saturday, September 13 at 1pm - Home football game vs. Ramapo

 

Resources:


Click here for a copy of the 2014-15 Band Letter


 

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.

 

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