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Florida 2011 Photos

Here are the photos taken by Al Cardenas from the BHS Florida 2011 trip!

http://bhsmarchingband.com/gallery3/index.php/florida11

*Photos submitted by above third-party. Bergenfield High School, this website, nor its owners are responsible for the photos. Copyright belongs to the original photographer, however we have been given permission to host the photos on our server.

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Marching Band Practice

for Disney Parade


Saturday, April 2

from 12:30pm to 2:30pm


Only Disney participants must attend


  • Work on Disney's Magical Marches and Main Street America in sectionals
  • Set up parade block for Main Street Electrical Parade
  • Practice parade sequence and build stamina

                                    

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INFORMATION SHEET FOR

SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2011

BHS MARCHING BAND

BERGEN COUNTY ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE

 

 

LOCATION:  West Englewood Avenue and S. Washington Avenue, Bergenfield

 

EVENT:  Bergen County St. Patrick's Day Parade

 

ITINERARY:

1:00 PM          Report to above location with instruments (no cases)

Large instruments will be brought on truck.  Cases should be returned to truck.

Wear band uniform with appropriate attire for weather underneath

Warm-up in parade block


2:00 PM Parade step-off heading north on Washington Avenue to St. John's RC Church


2:45 PM Parade ends.  March single-file to Post Office.  Meet maintenance truck to store large instruments.  Dismissal.


All musicians must remember to bring their instruments back on Monday for rehearsals.

                                    

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INFORMATION SHEET FOR

FEBRUARY 14, 2011

BHS MARCHING BAND EVENT

 

 

LOCATION:  Roseland Ballroom, 239 West 52nd Street, New York, NY

 

EVENT:  Valentine‚Äôs Day Benefit Ball for Naked Angels Theatre Company

 

COST:  $ 0  (Dinner provided by theater company)

 

ITINERARY:

 

6:00 PM          Report to BHS Front Cafeteria for dinner.

                                    Wear band uniform with band t-shirts underneath

                                    Jackets and hats must be kept in hall lockers

 

6:30 PM          Dinner is over

                                    Clean up eating area

                                    Report to band room with jacket on  - carry hat

 

6:45 PM          Final instructions

                                    Load charter buses (Monsey Tours)

 

7:00 PM          Depart for NYC

 

8:00 PM          Arrive at location

                                    Assemble instruments

                                    Meet and greet with celebrities on buses (TBA)

 

8:45 PM          Line-up in pre-game twos

           

9:00 PM          Enter Roseland Ballroom through backstage doors

Perform Washington and Lee for event

                                    Exit Roseland Ballroom through backstage doors

 

9:20 PM          Pack instruments

                                    Load buses

 

9:30 PM          Depart for BHS

 

10:00 PM        Arrive at BHS

                                    Store equipment

                                    Dismissal           


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TODAY SHOW

Great job today everyone!!!  You did Bergenfield PROUD!!

Here's a link to the recorded portion:

I will post a link to the live portion when I find it.

Mr. Timmons

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TODAY SHOW - Thursday, January 20

Report time for Thursday morning is 4:30AM sharp in the band room.  You must arrive in full uniform.  You may begin to arrive no earlier than 4AM.  Buses will depart at 4:45AM sharp.  Anyone not in their bus seat will be left at BHS. 

We will load the buses, as follows:
Bus 1 - Flutes and Color Guard
Bus 2 - Clarinets, Baritones, and Trombones
Bus 3 - Trumpets and Saxophones
Bus 4 - Percussion, Mellophones, Sousaphones

You should bring your student ID with you.  All cell phones and personal items must stay on the bus or be left in your locker.  You may not have cell phones and personal items in the holding area or studio.

Bagels and juice will be provided to eat on the way to NYC.  After the rehearsal, food and beverage will be served in the holding area.

Our anticipated performance time on NBC (Channel 4) is now 8:30AM EST.  After the performance we will load the buses and immediately return to BHS.  Due to the earlier performance time, we now may be able to attend period 3 classes.  Be prepared with completed homework.

We will not be outdoors for extended periods of time, so there is not a need to dress in too many layers.  You should bring a change of clothes for after our return to school.

If you have any questions, please email me at btimmons@bergenfield.org

Get some rest and see you bright and early!!

Mr. Timmons

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TODAY SHOW - Thursday, January 13

I don't have much more information than I did on Tuesday.  

Here's the scoop:

  • The band will get dressed into uniforms at the beginning of period 3 and report to the band room for instructions.  Be sure to bring your uniform to school and place it in the UNIFORM ROOM.  No uniforms may be placed in the band room.  Anyone without FULL UNIFORM will be excluded and will be sent back to class.
  • You will have lunch at some point during the lunch periods.  The full band may not have lunch at the same time.
  • Some students will be called down to the band room during periods 1-2.
  • We should be finished by the end of period 6.  Expect to return to your period 7 class.
See you tomorrow!

Mr. Timmons

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TOWER HEIST

IMPORTANT!!!!!

All band members MUST do the following:

Click on the appropriate link below to print out your part for The Footlifter.  You MUST be able to play this FROM MEMORY at the shoot.
To download a recording of the song for practicing, click here.

Percussionists must learn the Macy's Great American Marching Band cadence.  

FYI - The snare drummers MUST play traditional grip!

Here is the link to a YouTube video of the Macy's Great American Marching Band from the 2010 parade.

Here is a copy of the
Tower Heist Parent Agreement if you still have not submitted it.


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TOWER HEIST

As announced at a meeting last week and approved at the Bergenfield Board of Education meeting on 11/22/10, the BHS Marching Band has been contracted by Universal Pictures to appear in Tower Heist, a movie being shot in New York City.  This is an exciting production, starring actors such as Ben Stiller, Casey Affleck, Eddie Murphy, Tea Leoni, and Alan Alda, among others.

The dates of the shoot are Saturday, December 4 and Sunday, December 5.  The call time each day could be as early as 5:30AM in NYC, with a possible meeting time at BHS as early as 4:30AM.  Bus transportation from BHS to NYC will be provided.  Hot meals and beverages and a warm holding area will also be provided.

Please note the following:

If you are unavailable for either or both days, your grade will not be affected.  We will be selecting 150 band members, based on their availability, instrument, and marching ability.  If you are certain that you are unable to participate due to a schedule conflict, please bring a note to Mr. Timmons as soon as possible.  If you are available but not selected to perform, we will designate you as an alternate, in which case you will be called in the event of an emergency absence.

If you are selected as a performer, please be sure to honor your commitment so that last minute changes do not have to be made!!

IMPORTANT!!!!!

All band members selected as performers and alternates MUST do the following:

1)  Visit https://www.labor.state.ny.us/secure/welcome.asp to obtain a 15-day New York State Employment Permit for a Child Performer.  You must follow the directions on the website, print and sign the permit, and bring it to Mr. Timmons on Monday, November 29.  The school will complete the Verification of Satisfactory Academic Performance form.  Please note that you must attach a copy of photo ID for the parent(s) listed on the form.

2)  Print out the Tower Heist Parent Agreement, sign in all necessary locations, and return to Mr. Timmons on Monday, November 29.

3) Click on the appropriate link below to print out your part for The Footlifter.  You MUST be able to play this FROM MEMORY by the end of next week.
To download a recording of the song for practicing, click here.

4)  Percussionists must learn the Macy's Great American Marching Band cadence.  

FYI - The snare drummers MUST play traditional grip!

5)  Here is the link to a YouTube video of the Macy's Great American Marching Band from the 2010 parade.

2010-11 Marching Band Announcements Updated

TOWER HEIST

As announced at a meeting last week and approved at the Bergenfield Board of Education meeting on 11/22/10, the BHS Marching Band has been contracted by Universal Pictures to appear in Tower Heist, a movie being shot in New York City.  This is an exciting production, starring actors such as Ben Stiller, Casey Affleck, Eddie Murphy, Tea Leoni, and Alan Alda, among others.

The dates of the shoot are Saturday, December 4 and Sunday, December 5.  The call time each day could be as early as 5:30AM in NYC, with a possible meeting time at BHS as early as 4:30AM.  Bus transportation from BHS to NYC will be provided.  Hot meals and beverages and a warm holding area will also be provided.

Please note the following:

If you are unavailable for either or both days, your grade will not be affected.  We will be selecting 150 band members, based on their availability, instrument, and marching ability.  If you are certain that you are unable to participate due to a schedule conflict, please bring a note to Mr. Timmons as soon as possible.  If you are available but not selected to perform, we will designate you as an alternate, in which case you will be called in the event of an emergency absence.

If you are selected as a performer, please be sure to honor your commitment so that last minute changes do not have to be made!!

IMPORTANT!!!!!

All band members selected as performers and alternates MUST do the following:

1)  Visit https://www.labor.state.ny.us/secure/welcome.asp to obtain a 15-day New York State Employment Permit for a Child Performer.  You must follow the directions on the website, print and sign the permit, and bring it to Mr. Timmons on Monday, November 29.  The school will complete the Verification of Satisfactory Academic Performance form.  Please note that you must attach a copy of photo ID for the parent(s) listed on the form.

2)  Print out the Tower Heist Parent Agreement, sign in all necessary locations, and return to Mr. Timmons on Monday, November 29.

3) Click on the appropriate link below to print out your part for The Footlifter.  You MUST be able to play this FROM MEMORY by the end of next week.
To download a recording of the song for practicing, click here.

4)  Percussionists must learn the Macy's Great American Marching Band cadence.  

FYI - The snare drummers MUST play traditional grip!

5)  Here is the link to a YouTube video of the Macy's Great American Marching Band from the 2010 parade.

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