2017-18 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Congratulations on a great MetLife performance and successful season.  The tradition continues!


Download a copy of the Band Dinner information.  Form and payment due by Monday, November 20.



 

Schedule for Week of November 20, 2017


Monday, November 20 – No Monday evening rehearsals for remainder of season.  7AM morning rehearsal is canceled.  Anyone who missed Saturday AM rehearsal must report for lunch meeting to cover what was missed.


Tuesday, November 21 - Report to main gym at 7pm to place busby and any marching band-only instruments or flags in the performance block.  Attire for fall concert is full band uniform for all BHSMB members.  Concert ensemble performances will be without hat and gloves.  CG members will wear hats for concert ensemble performances.


Admission to the concert is free, but a non-perishable food item is the recommended donation.  Cash donations are also accepted.  Proceeds will go to the Bergenfield Food Pantry.


Wednesday, November 22 - No Wednesday BHSMB priority rehearsals scheduled for remainder of fall/winter season.

 

Upcoming rehearsals:

None


Upcoming events:

Tuesday, November 21 - Fall Concert at BHS at 7:30pm

Monday, November 27 – Band Dinner at the Clinton Inn - 6pm to 10pm (Optional, but payment due 11/20)

 

 



Bergenfield High School Marching Band 2017

 

Welcome to the 2017 BHSMB fall season.  We are currently in the middle of a successful band camp, and we are ready for an exciting program this fall!

 

Practices for the fall are again on Monday evenings at RWB from 6:30-9:00pm and Wednesday afternoons at BHS from 3:15-6pm.  The band also practices on Saturdays prior to performances.  All practices and performances are considered mandatory and are a graded component of the marching band course.  Any musician/athlete conflicts due to BHS athletic events must be communicated with Mr. Timmons immediately upon notification and well in advance. Please see Mr. Timmons or the Band Letter for further information.

 

The Band Letter is the best source of information for all scheduling information.  It is extremely rare that any changes to the published schedule will occur during the season.  Therefore, there is an expectation that ALL students attend ALL performances.  Times, where currently TBD, will be announced as they are received from festival organizers.

 

In addition to the uniform provided by the school, all students are required to purchase a band t-shirt, white gloves and marching band shoes (not required for color guard).  These items are purchased online by going to www.charmsoffice.com.  The school code is BergenfieldMusic and the student area password is their student ID number, until they change it upon the first login.  All 2017-18 BHS Music Department students are active in Charms now.


Here is a YouTube video I created explaining how to order on Charms:

 

https://youtu.be/MccmWznnHZg  Orders for marching band shoes must be completed by Wednesday, August 16 in order to receive shoes in time for the football game on Saturday, September 9.  For 2017-18, the "Bill and Print" option has been disabled.  All purchases must be made through PayPal.

 

Lastly, please be certain all students and parents have signed up for Remind text notifications.  To enroll, text @bhsmb-2017 to 81010.

 

I'm looking forward to a great season.

 

BPT

 

 


 

Band Letter

 

Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


 

 

2017-18 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Congratulations on a great MetLife performance and successful season.  The tradition continues!


Download a copy of the Band Dinner information.  Form and payment due by Monday, November 20.



 

Schedule for Week of November 20, 2017


Monday, November 20 – No Monday evening rehearsals for remainder of season.  7AM morning rehearsal is canceled.  Anyone who missed Saturday AM rehearsal must report for lunch meeting to cover what was missed.


Tuesday, November 21 - Report to main gym at 7pm to place busby and any marching band-only instruments or flags in the performance block.  Attire for fall concert is full band uniform for all BHSMB members.  Concert ensemble performances will be without hat and gloves.  CG members will wear hats for concert ensemble performances.


Admission to the concert is free, but a non-perishable food item is the recommended donation.  Cash donations are also accepted.  Proceeds will go to the Bergenfield Food Panty.


Wednesday, November 22 - No Wednesday BHSMB priority rehearsals scheduled for remainder of fall/winter season.

 

Upcoming rehearsals:

None


Upcoming events:

Tuesday, November 21 - Fall Concert at BHS at 7:30pm

Monday, November 27 – Band Dinner at the Clinton Inn - 6pm to 10pm (Optional, but payment due 11/20)

 

 



Bergenfield High School Marching Band 2017

 

Welcome to the 2017 BHSMB fall season.  We are currently in the middle of a successful band camp, and we are ready for an exciting program this fall!

 

Practices for the fall are again on Monday evenings at RWB from 6:30-9:00pm and Wednesday afternoons at BHS from 3:15-6pm.  The band also practices on Saturdays prior to performances.  All practices and performances are considered mandatory and are a graded component of the marching band course.  Any musician/athlete conflicts due to BHS athletic events must be communicated with Mr. Timmons immediately upon notification and well in advance. Please see Mr. Timmons or the Band Letter for further information.

 

The Band Letter is the best source of information for all scheduling information.  It is extremely rare that any changes to the published schedule will occur during the season.  Therefore, there is an expectation that ALL students attend ALL performances.  Times, where currently TBD, will be announced as they are received from festival organizers.

 

In addition to the uniform provided by the school, all students are required to purchase a band t-shirt, white gloves and marching band shoes (not required for color guard).  These items are purchased online by going to www.charmsoffice.com.  The school code is BergenfieldMusic and the student area password is their student ID number, until they change it upon the first login.  All 2017-18 BHS Music Department students are active in Charms now.


Here is a YouTube video I created explaining how to order on Charms:

 

https://youtu.be/MccmWznnHZg  Orders for marching band shoes must be completed by Wednesday, August 16 in order to receive shoes in time for the football game on Saturday, September 9.  For 2017-18, the "Bill and Print" option has been disabled.  All purchases must be made through PayPal.

 

Lastly, please be certain all students and parents have signed up for Remind text notifications.  To enroll, text @bhsmb-2017 to 81010.

 

I'm looking forward to a great season.

 

BPT

 

 


 

Band Letter

 

Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


 

 

2017-18 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Congratulations on a great MetLife performance and successful season.  The tradition continues!


Download a copy of the Band Dinner information.  Form and payment due by Monday, November 20.



 

Schedule for Week of November 13, 2017


Monday, November 13 – No Monday evening rehearsals for remainder of season.


Wednesday, November 15 - Priority Rehearsal to prepare for Fall Concert fro 3pm to 5pm.


Saturday, November 18 - Reserve for possible video filming session (weather permitting).

 

Upcoming rehearsals:

Monday, November 20 – 7:00am to 7:45am - Fall Concert Dress Rehearsal in Main Gym


Upcoming events:

Tuesday, November 21 - Fall Concert at BHS

Monday, November 27 – Band Dinner at the Clinton Inn

 

 



Bergenfield High School Marching Band 2017

 

Welcome to the 2017 BHSMB fall season.  We are currently in the middle of a successful band camp, and we are ready for an exciting program this fall!

 

Practices for the fall are again on Monday evenings at RWB from 6:30-9:00pm and Wednesday afternoons at BHS from 3:15-6pm.  The band also practices on Saturdays prior to performances.  All practices and performances are considered mandatory and are a graded component of the marching band course.  Any musician/athlete conflicts due to BHS athletic events must be communicated with Mr. Timmons immediately upon notification and well in advance. Please see Mr. Timmons or the Band Letter for further information.

 

The Band Letter is the best source of information for all scheduling information.  It is extremely rare that any changes to the published schedule will occur during the season.  Therefore, there is an expectation that ALL students attend ALL performances.  Times, where currently TBD, will be announced as they are received from festival organizers.

 

In addition to the uniform provided by the school, all students are required to purchase a band t-shirt, white gloves and marching band shoes (not required for color guard).  These items are purchased online by going to www.charmsoffice.com.  The school code is BergenfieldMusic and the student area password is their student ID number, until they change it upon the first login.  All 2017-18 BHS Music Department students are active in Charms now.


Here is a YouTube video I created explaining how to order on Charms:

 

https://youtu.be/MccmWznnHZg  Orders for marching band shoes must be completed by Wednesday, August 16 in order to receive shoes in time for the football game on Saturday, September 9.  For 2017-18, the "Bill and Print" option has been disabled.  All purchases must be made through PayPal.

 

Lastly, please be certain all students and parents have signed up for Remind text notifications.  To enroll, text @bhsmb-2017 to 81010.

 

I'm looking forward to a great season.

 

BPT

 

 


 

Band Letter

 

Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


 

 

2017-18 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Congratulations on a great MetLife performance and successful season.  The tradition continues!



 

Schedule for Week of November 13, 2017


Monday, November 13 – No Monday evening rehearsals for remainder of season.


Wednesday, November 15 - Priority Rehearsal to prepare for Fall Concert fro 3pm to 5pm.


Saturday, November 18 - Reserve for possible video filming session (weather permitting).

 

Upcoming rehearsals:

Monday, November 20 – 7:00am to 7:45am - Fall Concert Dress Rehearsal in Main Gym


Upcoming events:

Tuesday, November 21 - Fall Concert at BHS

Monday, November 27 – Band Dinner at the Clinton Inn

 

 



Bergenfield High School Marching Band 2017

 

Welcome to the 2017 BHSMB fall season.  We are currently in the middle of a successful band camp, and we are ready for an exciting program this fall!

 

Practices for the fall are again on Monday evenings at RWB from 6:30-9:00pm and Wednesday afternoons at BHS from 3:15-6pm.  The band also practices on Saturdays prior to performances.  All practices and performances are considered mandatory and are a graded component of the marching band course.  Any musician/athlete conflicts due to BHS athletic events must be communicated with Mr. Timmons immediately upon notification and well in advance. Please see Mr. Timmons or the Band Letter for further information.

 

The Band Letter is the best source of information for all scheduling information.  It is extremely rare that any changes to the published schedule will occur during the season.  Therefore, there is an expectation that ALL students attend ALL performances.  Times, where currently TBD, will be announced as they are received from festival organizers.

 

In addition to the uniform provided by the school, all students are required to purchase a band t-shirt, white gloves and marching band shoes (not required for color guard).  These items are purchased online by going to www.charmsoffice.com.  The school code is BergenfieldMusic and the student area password is their student ID number, until they change it upon the first login.  All 2017-18 BHS Music Department students are active in Charms now.


Here is a YouTube video I created explaining how to order on Charms:

 

https://youtu.be/MccmWznnHZg  Orders for marching band shoes must be completed by Wednesday, August 16 in order to receive shoes in time for the football game on Saturday, September 9.  For 2017-18, the "Bill and Print" option has been disabled.  All purchases must be made through PayPal.

 

Lastly, please be certain all students and parents have signed up for Remind text notifications.  To enroll, text @bhsmb-2017 to 81010.

 

I'm looking forward to a great season.

 

BPT

 

 


 

Band Letter

 

Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


 

 

2017-18 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Schedule Update:

The first round playoff game is scheduled for Saturday, November 11 at 1pm at Sparta HS.


 

Schedule for Week of November 6, 2017


Monday, November 6 – Evening rehearsal at RWB from 6:30pm to 9pm


Wednesday, November 8 - Veteran's Day Assembly and Priority Rehearsal

 

   7:45am – Bring uniform to racks on stage by graduating class.  Be on time to session 1.

 

   11:32am – Eat lunch and change into uniforms.  Seniors stay on campus to avoid being late.

 

   12:30pm – Report to side field for warm-ups in full uniform, with instruments. Set up field.

 

   12:55pm – Pregame twos by side of building

 

   1:00pm – Veteran's Day performance begins.

 

   2:30pm – Veteran's Day performance ends.  Rehearsal begins.

 

   4:30pm – Rehearsal ends. Load trailer.  Tubas should go inside school.


Thursday, November 9 - No School - NJEA Convention

Friday, November 10 - No School - NJEA Convention - Last Day to purchase MetLife tickets

 

Saturday, November 11 – Band/Breakfast/Playoff Game at Sparta/USBands Nationals at MetLife Stadium

   8:00am – Report to auditorium in uniform with 2017 Band T-shirts. Eat breakfast in Front Cafeteria.

   9:15am – Breakfast ends.  Warm-up/run-thru (possibly indoors).  Add additional clothing layers.

   10:30am – Load trailer/buses

   10:45am – Depart for Sparta HS

   12:00pm – Arrive at Sparta HS.  Unload. Warm-up.

   12:35pm – Estimated pregame performance time.  Play field show and SSB from final set.

   1:00pm  Kick-off.  Front ensemble loads trailer.

   2:15pm  Halftime.  Sparta HS Band will provide refreshments during 3Q. Visit concesions, if desired.

   3:30pm  Game ends.  Load buses/trailer and depart for BHS

   4:45pm  Arrive at Bergenfield HS.  Dismissed for dinner break.

   6:30pm  Report to Band Room at BHS for preshow meeting

   7:30pm  Load buses for MetLife and depart.

   8:15pm  Arrive at MetLife.  Warm-up in lot.

   9:00pm  Warm-up end. At gate.

   9:15pm  Gate time

   9:30pm  Performance time.  Following performance, return to trailer/buses to store instruments.

  10:15pm  Return to stadium with blankets/coats for remainder of show. Visit concessions, if desired.

  11:45pm  Awards Ceremony

  12:15am – Depart MetLife Stadium

  1:00am – Arrive at BHS.  Retrieve instruments from trailer.  Dismissal.


Upcoming rehearsals:

Wednesday, November 15  3:15pm to 5pm - Bergenfield High School Main Field/Gym (Pending football result)


Upcoming events:

Friday, November 17 or Saturday, November 18 - Possible 2nd Round Playoff Game

Thursday, November 30 to Sunday, December 3 - Possible Football Championships

Monday, November 27  Band Dinner at the Clinton Inn

 



Bergenfield High School Marching Band 2017

 

Welcome to the 2017 BHSMB fall season.  We are currently in the middle of a successful band camp, and we are ready for an exciting program this fall!

 

Practices for the fall are again on Monday evenings at RWB from 6:30-9:00pm and Wednesday afternoons at BHS from 3:15-6pm.  The band also practices on Saturdays prior to performances.  All practices and performances are considered mandatory and are a graded component of the marching band course.  Any musician/athlete conflicts due to BHS athletic events must be communicated with Mr. Timmons immediately upon notification and well in advance. Please see Mr. Timmons or the Band Letter for further information.

 

The Band Letter is the best source of information for all scheduling information.  It is extremely rare that any changes to the published schedule will occur during the season.  Therefore, there is an expectation that ALL students attend ALL performances.  Times, where currently TBD, will be announced as they are received from festival organizers.

 

In addition to the uniform provided by the school, all students are required to purchase a band t-shirt, white gloves and marching band shoes (not required for color guard).  These items are purchased online by going to www.charmsoffice.com.  The school code is BergenfieldMusic and the student area password is their student ID number, until they change it upon the first login.  All 2017-18 BHS Music Department students are active in Charms now.


Here is a YouTube video I created explaining how to order on Charms:

 

https://youtu.be/MccmWznnHZg  Orders for marching band shoes must be completed by Wednesday, August 16 in order to receive shoes in time for the football game on Saturday, September 9.  For 2017-18, the "Bill and Print" option has been disabled.  All purchases must be made through PayPal.

 

Lastly, please be certain all students and parents have signed up for Remind text notifications.  To enroll, text @bhsmb-2017 to 81010.

 

I'm looking forward to a great season.

 

BPT

 

 


 

Band Letter

 

Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


 

 

2017-18 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Schedule Update:

The first round playoff game is scheduled for Saturday, November 11 at 1pm at Sparta HS.



Bergenfield Halloween Parade


On Tuesday, October 31 the Bergenfield Special Improvement District (SID) is hosting a Food and Fright Festival, featuring a Halloween Parade at 5:30pm (Call time at RWB will be 5:00pm). We have been asked to bring a small marching band for the event. Please respond if you are available to play. We would be wearing school-appropriate costumes (not band uniforms), and playing "Thriller" on the parade route. The parade route is down Washington Avenue from RWB to Payless Shoe Store (Clinton Ave. to Main St.) Flip folders would be permitted. Please respond by Sunday at noon. We will rehearse on Monday at 6:30pm in the band room.


 

 


 

Schedule for Week of October 30, 2017


Monday, October 30 – Tape Review in BHS Auditorium

   6:30pm to 7:00pm - Work on "Thriller" for Halloween Parade (Participating students only)

   7:00pm to 8:00pm  Review of videos and judges’ tapes in BHS auditorium (All BHSMB)

   8:00pm to 9:00pm - Work on visuals in gym (No instruments)


Tuesday, October 31 - Halloween Parade

  5:00pm - Report to RWB Upper Parking Lot in costume with instrument and lyre (Participating students only)

  5:30pm - Parade steps off from Clinton and Washington Avenues

  6:00pm - Parade ends at Main St. and Washington Avenue.  Dismiss


Wednesday, November 1 - Priority Rehearsal from 3:15pm to 6pm


Saturday, November 4 – Senior Recognition Game/Home Football vs. Pascack Valley

   1:00pm – Report to side field for warm-up.  School may not be accessible at 1pm due to SATs.

   1:30pm – Pre-game twos.  We are waiting to hear if PV will be bringing their band.

   1:50pm – Pregame show

   2:00pm – Kickoff

   2:30pm – Senior Parents/Guardians meet at flagpole

   3:15pm – Estimated halftime.  Senior Recognition between "Rule, Britannia" and "HTTYD"

   4:30pm  Estimated game end.  De-brief.  Dismissal.


Upcoming rehearsals:

Monday, November 6  6:30pm to 9pm - Roy W. Brown Middle School Field

Wednesday, November 8  3:15pm to 5pm - Bergenfield High School Main Field


Upcoming events:

Wednesday, November 8  Veteran's Day Performance at BHS at 1pm

Saturday, November 11  Band Breakfast/Playoff Game at Sparta HS/USBands National Championships at MetLife Stadium

Friday, November 17/Saturday, November 18 - Possible 2nd Round Playoff Game

Monday, November 27  Band Dinner at the Clinton Inn

 



Bergenfield High School Marching Band 2017

 

Welcome to the 2017 BHSMB fall season.  We are currently in the middle of a successful band camp, and we are ready for an exciting program this fall!

 

Practices for the fall are again on Monday evenings at RWB from 6:30-9:00pm and Wednesday afternoons at BHS from 3:15-6pm.  The band also practices on Saturdays prior to performances.  All practices and performances are considered mandatory and are a graded component of the marching band course.  Any musician/athlete conflicts due to BHS athletic events must be communicated with Mr. Timmons immediately upon notification and well in advance. Please see Mr. Timmons or the Band Letter for further information.

 

The Band Letter is the best source of information for all scheduling information.  It is extremely rare that any changes to the published schedule will occur during the season.  Therefore, there is an expectation that ALL students attend ALL performances.  Times, where currently TBD, will be announced as they are received from festival organizers.

 

In addition to the uniform provided by the school, all students are required to purchase a band t-shirt, white gloves and marching band shoes (not required for color guard).  These items are purchased online by going to www.charmsoffice.com.  The school code is BergenfieldMusic and the student area password is their student ID number, until they change it upon the first login.  All 2017-18 BHS Music Department students are active in Charms now.


Here is a YouTube video I created explaining how to order on Charms:

 

https://youtu.be/MccmWznnHZg  Orders for marching band shoes must be completed by Wednesday, August 16 in order to receive shoes in time for the football game on Saturday, September 9.  For 2017-18, the "Bill and Print" option has been disabled.  All purchases must be made through PayPal.

 

Lastly, please be certain all students and parents have signed up for Remind text notifications.  To enroll, text @bhsmb-2017 to 81010.

 

I'm looking forward to a great season.

 

BPT

 

 


 

Band Letter

 

Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


 

 

2017-18 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Schedule Update:

The first round playoff game is scheduled for Saturday, November 11 at 1pm at Sparta HS.



Bergenfield Halloween Parade


On Tuesday, October 31 the Bergenfield Special Improvement District (SID) is hosting a Food and Fright Festival, featuring a Halloween Parade at 5:30pm (Call time at RWB will be 5:00pm). We have been asked to bring a small marching band for the event. Please respond if you are available to play. We would be wearing school-appropriate costumes (not band uniforms), and playing "Thriller" on the parade route. The parade route is down Washington Avenue from RWB to Payless Shoe Store (Clinton Ave. to Main St.) Flip folders would be permitted. Please respond by Sunday at noon. We will rehearse on Monday at 6:30pm in the band room.


 

 


 

Schedule for Week of October 30, 2017


Monday, October 30 – Tape Review in BHS Auditorium

   6:30pm to 7:00pm - Work on "Thriller" for Halloween Parade (Participating students only)

   7:00pm to 8:00pm  Review of videos and judges’ tapes in BHS auditorium (All BHSMB)

   8:00pm to 9:00pm - Work on visuals in gym (No instruments)


Tuesday, October 31 - Halloween Parade

  5:00pm - Report to RWB Upper Parking Lot in costume with instrument and lyre (Participating students only)

  5:30pm - Parade steps off from Clinton and Washington Avenues

  6:00pm - Parade ends at Main St. and Washington Avenue.  Dismiss


Wednesday, November 1 - Priority Rehearsal from 3:15pm to 6pm


Saturday, November 4 – Senior Recognition Game/Home Football vs. Pascack Valley

   1:00pm – Report to side field for warm-up.  School may not be accessible at 1pm due to SATs.

   1:30pm – Pre-game twos.  We are waiting to hear if PV will be bringing their band.

   1:50pm – Pregame show

   2:00pm – Kickoff

   2:30pm – Senior Parents/Guardians meet at flagpole

   3:15pm – Estimated halftime.  Senior Recognition between "Rule, Britannia" and "HTTYD"

   6:45pm  Arrive at Rutgers. Check-in.


Upcoming rehearsals:

Monday, November 6  6:30pm to 9pm - Roy W. Brown Middle School Field

Wednesday, November 8  3:15pm to 5pm - Bergenfield High School Main Field


Upcoming events:

Wednesday, November 8  Veteran's Day Performance at BHS at 1pm

Saturday, November 11  Band Breakfast/Playoff Game at Sparta HS/USBands National Championships at MetLife Stadium

Friday, November 17/Saturday, November 18 - Possible 2nd Round Playoff Game

Monday, November 27  Band Dinner at the Clinton Inn

 



Bergenfield High School Marching Band 2017

 

Welcome to the 2017 BHSMB fall season.  We are currently in the middle of a successful band camp, and we are ready for an exciting program this fall!

 

Practices for the fall are again on Monday evenings at RWB from 6:30-9:00pm and Wednesday afternoons at BHS from 3:15-6pm.  The band also practices on Saturdays prior to performances.  All practices and performances are considered mandatory and are a graded component of the marching band course.  Any musician/athlete conflicts due to BHS athletic events must be communicated with Mr. Timmons immediately upon notification and well in advance. Please see Mr. Timmons or the Band Letter for further information.

 

The Band Letter is the best source of information for all scheduling information.  It is extremely rare that any changes to the published schedule will occur during the season.  Therefore, there is an expectation that ALL students attend ALL performances.  Times, where currently TBD, will be announced as they are received from festival organizers.

 

In addition to the uniform provided by the school, all students are required to purchase a band t-shirt, white gloves and marching band shoes (not required for color guard).  These items are purchased online by going to www.charmsoffice.com.  The school code is BergenfieldMusic and the student area password is their student ID number, until they change it upon the first login.  All 2017-18 BHS Music Department students are active in Charms now.


Here is a YouTube video I created explaining how to order on Charms:

 

https://youtu.be/MccmWznnHZg  Orders for marching band shoes must be completed by Wednesday, August 16 in order to receive shoes in time for the football game on Saturday, September 9.  For 2017-18, the "Bill and Print" option has been disabled.  All purchases must be made through PayPal.

 

Lastly, please be certain all students and parents have signed up for Remind text notifications.  To enroll, text @bhsmb-2017 to 81010.

 

I'm looking forward to a great season.

 

BPT

 

 


 

Band Letter

 

Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


 

 

2017-18 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Ticket for Rutgers are available on Charms until Saturday, October 28 at noon.

 



Bergenfield Halloween Parade


On Tuesday, October 31 the Bergenfield Special Improvement District (SID) is hosting a Food and Fright Festival, featuring a Halloween Parade at 5:30pm (Call time at RWB will be 5:00pm). We have been asked to bring a small marching band for the event. Please respond if you are available to play. We would be wearing school-appropriate costumes (not band uniforms), and playing "Thriller" on the parade route. The parade route is down Washington Avenue from RWB to Payless Shoe Store (Clinton Ave. to Main St.) Flip folders would be permitted. Please respond by Sunday at noon. We will rehearse on Monday at 6:30pm in the band room.


 

 


 

Schedule for Week of October 23, 2017


Monday, October 23 – Tape Review in BHS Auditorium

   7:00pm to 8:30pm  Review of videos and judges’ tapes in BHS auditorium


Wednesday, October 25 - Priority Rehearsal from 3:15pm to 6pm


Friday, October 27 - Away Football vs. Ridgefield Park (Full Band) (Pep Band ONLY)

   5:45pm – Report to band room in uniform (no hats/gloves)/Load pick-up truck and buses

   6:00pm  Depart for Ridgefield Park Jr./Sr. High School

   6:30pm – Unload/Warm-up

   7:00pm – Kickoff

   9:30pm  Game ends. Load and depart for BHS.

   10:00pm – Dismissal directly from buses.  No debrief planned.


Saturday, October 28 – Rehearsal/USBands NJ State Championships at Rutgers

   1:00pm – Report to main field for rehearsal.  School may not be accessible at 1pm due to ACTs.

   3:30pm – Load trailer. Dinner break.  Return home to rest and change.  School will be closing.

   5:30pm – Return to buses in full uniform.  School will be closed.

   5:45pm – Depart for High Point Solutions Stadium at Rutgers University

   6:45pm  Arrive at Rutgers. Check-in.

   7:00pm  Watch Group IV Open bands.  Visit concessions.

   8:30pm – Get instruments and go to warm-up.

   9:45pm – At gate.

   10:00pm – Perform.  Following performance, load trailer.

   10:30pm – Return to watch last few Group VI Open bands.

   11:15pm  Awards

   11:45pm  Depart Rutgers

   12:30am  Estimated return to BHS


Upcoming rehearsals:

Monday, October 30  6:30pm to 9pm - Roy W. Brown Middle School Field

Wednesday, November 1  3:15pm to 6pm - Bergenfield High School Main Field


Upcoming events:

Tuesday, October 31 – Bergenfield Halloween Parade - Details TBA

Saturday, November 4 – Home Football vs. Pascack Valley/Senior Recognition

Saturday, November 11  Band Breakfast/USBands National Championships at MetLife Stadium

Monday, November 27  Band Dinner at the Clinton Inn

 



Bergenfield High School Marching Band 2017

 

Welcome to the 2017 BHSMB fall season.  We are currently in the middle of a successful band camp, and we are ready for an exciting program this fall!

 

Practices for the fall are again on Monday evenings at RWB from 6:30-9:00pm and Wednesday afternoons at BHS from 3:15-6pm.  The band also practices on Saturdays prior to performances.  All practices and performances are considered mandatory and are a graded component of the marching band course.  Any musician/athlete conflicts due to BHS athletic events must be communicated with Mr. Timmons immediately upon notification and well in advance. Please see Mr. Timmons or the Band Letter for further information.

 

The Band Letter is the best source of information for all scheduling information.  It is extremely rare that any changes to the published schedule will occur during the season.  Therefore, there is an expectation that ALL students attend ALL performances.  Times, where currently TBD, will be announced as they are received from festival organizers.

 

In addition to the uniform provided by the school, all students are required to purchase a band t-shirt, white gloves and marching band shoes (not required for color guard).  These items are purchased online by going to www.charmsoffice.com.  The school code is BergenfieldMusic and the student area password is their student ID number, until they change it upon the first login.  All 2017-18 BHS Music Department students are active in Charms now.


Here is a YouTube video I created explaining how to order on Charms:

 

https://youtu.be/MccmWznnHZg  Orders for marching band shoes must be completed by Wednesday, August 16 in order to receive shoes in time for the football game on Saturday, September 9.  For 2017-18, the "Bill and Print" option has been disabled.  All purchases must be made through PayPal.

 

Lastly, please be certain all students and parents have signed up for Remind text notifications.  To enroll, text @bhsmb-2017 to 81010.

 

I'm looking forward to a great season.

 

BPT

 

 


 

Band Letter

 

Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


 

 

2017-18 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Ticket for Rutgers are available on Charms until Saturday, October 28 at noon.

 


 

Schedule for Week of October 23, 2017


Monday, October 23 – Tape Review in BHS Auditorium

   7:00pm to 8:30pm  Review of videos and judges’ tapes in BHS auditorium


Wednesday, October 25 - Priority Rehearsal from 3:15pm to 6pm


Friday, October 27 - Away Football vs. Ridgefield Park (Full Band) (Pep Band ONLY)

   5:45pm – Report to band room in uniform (no hats/gloves)/Load pick-up truck and buses

   6:00pm  Depart for Ridgefield Park Jr./Sr. High School

   6:30pm – Unload/Warm-up

   7:00pm – Kickoff

   9:30pm  Game ends. Load and depart for BHS.

   10:00pm – Dismissal directly from buses.  No debrief planned.


Saturday, October 28 – Rehearsal/USBands NJ State Championships at Rutgers

   1:00pm – Report to main field for rehearsal.  School may not be accessible at 1pm due to ACTs.

   3:30pm – Load trailer. Dinner break.  Return home to rest and change.  School will be closing.

   5:30pm – Return to buses in full uniform.  School will be closed.

   5:45pm – Depart for High Point Solutions Stadium at Rutgers University

   6:45pm  Arrive at Rutgers. Check-in.

   7:00pm  Watch Group IV Open bands.  Visit concessions.

   8:30pm – Get instruments and go to warm-up.

   9:45pm – At gate.

   10:00pm – Perform.  Following performance, load trailer.

   10:30pm – Return to watch last few Group VI Open bands.

   11:15pm  Awards

   11:45pm  Depart Rutgers

   12:30am  Estimated return to BHS


Upcoming rehearsals:

Monday, October 30  6:30pm to 9pm - Roy W. Brown Middle School Field

Wednesday, November 1  3:15pm to 6pm - Bergenfield High School Main Field


Upcoming events:

Tuesday, October 31 – Bergenfield Halloween Parade - Details TBA

Saturday, November 4 – Home Football vs. Pascack Valley/Senior Recognition

Saturday, November 11  Band Breakfast/USBands National Championships at MetLife Stadium

Monday, November 27  Band Dinner at the Clinton Inn

 



Bergenfield High School Marching Band 2017

 

Welcome to the 2017 BHSMB fall season.  We are currently in the middle of a successful band camp, and we are ready for an exciting program this fall!

 

Practices for the fall are again on Monday evenings at RWB from 6:30-9:00pm and Wednesday afternoons at BHS from 3:15-6pm.  The band also practices on Saturdays prior to performances.  All practices and performances are considered mandatory and are a graded component of the marching band course.  Any musician/athlete conflicts due to BHS athletic events must be communicated with Mr. Timmons immediately upon notification and well in advance. Please see Mr. Timmons or the Band Letter for further information.

 

The Band Letter is the best source of information for all scheduling information.  It is extremely rare that any changes to the published schedule will occur during the season.  Therefore, there is an expectation that ALL students attend ALL performances.  Times, where currently TBD, will be announced as they are received from festival organizers.

 

In addition to the uniform provided by the school, all students are required to purchase a band t-shirt, white gloves and marching band shoes (not required for color guard).  These items are purchased online by going to www.charmsoffice.com.  The school code is BergenfieldMusic and the student area password is their student ID number, until they change it upon the first login.  All 2017-18 BHS Music Department students are active in Charms now.


Here is a YouTube video I created explaining how to order on Charms:

 

https://youtu.be/MccmWznnHZg  Orders for marching band shoes must be completed by Wednesday, August 16 in order to receive shoes in time for the football game on Saturday, September 9.  For 2017-18, the "Bill and Print" option has been disabled.  All purchases must be made through PayPal.

 

Lastly, please be certain all students and parents have signed up for Remind text notifications.  To enroll, text @bhsmb-2017 to 81010.

 

I'm looking forward to a great season.

 

BPT

 

 


 

Band Letter

 

Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


 

 

2017-18 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Ticket for Rutgers are available on Charms until Saturday, October 28 at noon.

 


 

Schedule for Week of October 23, 2017


Monday, October 23 – Tape Review in BHS Auditorium

   7:00pm to 8:30pm  Review of videos and judges’ tapes in BHS auditorium


Wednesday, October 25 - Priority Rehearsal from 3:15pm to 6pm


Friday, October 27 - Away Football vs. Ridgefield Park (Full Band)

   5:00pm – Report to auditorium in full uniform

   5:15pm – Load black carts and buses

   5:30pm  Depart for Ridgefield Park Jr./Sr. High School

   6:00pm – Unload/Warm-up

   7:00pm – Kickoff

   8:15pm  Perform field show at halftime (pending confirmation)

   9:30pm  Game ends. Load instruments on trailer. Depart for BHS.

   10:00pm – Dismissal directly from buses.  No debrief planned.

 


Saturday, October 28 – Rehearsal/USBands NJ State Championships at Rutgers

   1:00pm – Report to main field for rehearsal.

   3:30pm – Load trailer. Dinner break.  Return home to rest and change.

   5:30pm – Return to buses in full uniform.

   5:45pm – Depart for High Point Solutions Stadium at Rutgers University

   6:45pm  Arrive at Rutgers. Check-in.

   7:00pm  Watch Group IV Open bands.  Visit concessions.

   8:30pm – Get instruments and go to warm-up.

   9:45pm – At gate.

   10:00pm – Perform.  Following performance, load trailer.

   10:30pm – Return to watch last few Group VI Open bands.

   11:15pm  Awards

   11:45pm  Depart Rutgers

   12:30am  Estimated return to BHS


Upcoming rehearsals:

Monday, October 30  6:30pm to 9pm - Roy W. Brown Middle School Field

Wednesday, November 1  3:15pm to 6pm - Bergenfield High School Main Field


Upcoming events:

Tuesday, October 31 – Bergenfield Halloween Parade - Details TBA

Saturday, November 4 – Home Football vs. Pascack Valley/Senior Recognition

Saturday, November 11  Band Breakfast/USBands National Championships at MetLife Stadium

Monday, November 27  Band Dinner at the Clinton Inn

 



Bergenfield High School Marching Band 2017

 

Welcome to the 2017 BHSMB fall season.  We are currently in the middle of a successful band camp, and we are ready for an exciting program this fall!

 

Practices for the fall are again on Monday evenings at RWB from 6:30-9:00pm and Wednesday afternoons at BHS from 3:15-6pm.  The band also practices on Saturdays prior to performances.  All practices and performances are considered mandatory and are a graded component of the marching band course.  Any musician/athlete conflicts due to BHS athletic events must be communicated with Mr. Timmons immediately upon notification and well in advance. Please see Mr. Timmons or the Band Letter for further information.

 

The Band Letter is the best source of information for all scheduling information.  It is extremely rare that any changes to the published schedule will occur during the season.  Therefore, there is an expectation that ALL students attend ALL performances.  Times, where currently TBD, will be announced as they are received from festival organizers.

 

In addition to the uniform provided by the school, all students are required to purchase a band t-shirt, white gloves and marching band shoes (not required for color guard).  These items are purchased online by going to www.charmsoffice.com.  The school code is BergenfieldMusic and the student area password is their student ID number, until they change it upon the first login.  All 2017-18 BHS Music Department students are active in Charms now.


Here is a YouTube video I created explaining how to order on Charms:

 

https://youtu.be/MccmWznnHZg  Orders for marching band shoes must be completed by Wednesday, August 16 in order to receive shoes in time for the football game on Saturday, September 9.  For 2017-18, the "Bill and Print" option has been disabled.  All purchases must be made through PayPal.

 

Lastly, please be certain all students and parents have signed up for Remind text notifications.  To enroll, text @bhsmb-2017 to 81010.

 

I'm looking forward to a great season.

 

BPT

 

 


 

Band Letter

 

Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


 

 

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