2011-12 Marching Band Announcements Updated


 

UPDATE!!!!   10/31/11 at 11:30pm

The Bergenfield High School Marching Band WILL perform at the Bergenfield vs. Tenafly football game, which is now rescheduled for Tuesday, November 1 at 4pm.

The game will be played at Overpeck Field in Palisades Park, NJ due to the field conditions at BHS.

Please report to BHS at 2pm on Tuesday 11/1/11 in full marching band uniform.  We WILL be able to enter the school to get instruments.
We will travel to the game by bus.  Dress warmly.  You may bring a snacks/drinks as there will be no snack stand available.

Our anticipated return time to BHS will be 7:30pm.

The official senior recognition ceremony will be postponed until the Fall Concert on 11/22.

If you have any questions regarding this performance, please call 201-385-8600 x1789 or email btimmons@bergenfield.org

 

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Please be reminded that there are football games on November 5 (away at Passaic Valley HS) and the weekend of Friday, 11/11 or Saturday, 11/12 (TBA).  The date, time and location of the TBA game will be announced no later than Monday, 11/7 at 3pm.  Your attendance is expected and is mandatory.

 

The annual Elementary School Performance/Veteran's Day Ceremony will be held on Friday 11/4.  You will be excused from classes to perform for this event.  You will need your uniform in school that day.

 

Depending on the outcome of the final games, we may have football playoff games on the weekends of 11/18 or 11/19 and 12/2 or 12/3.

 

Lastly, our Fall Concert, featuring an indoor performance of "The Sound of Music" show in the auditorium will be held on Tuesday evening, November 22.  The entire marching band will participate.

           __________________________________________________________________

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OFFICIAL 2011 BERGENFIELD HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND LETTER.

                 

2011-12 Marching Band Announcements Updated

UPDATE - 10/30/11 at 3:00pm

 

The game is now postponed until Tuesday, November 1 at 3pm.  Plan to bring your full uniform to school on Monday or Tuesday morning at 7:30am to the uniform room for storage.  Senior recognition will occur at halftime as previously planned, but will be repeated at the Fall Concert for parents who can't make it. Check here regularly for updates. I hope everyone stays warm and safe!

 

Please check HomeworkNow throughout the day and in the morning for any weather-related updates.  Enjoy your day off and have fun making snow-bandmembers

 

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The meeting time for Saturday, October 29 is 9am SHARP for the Band Breakfast.  Please wear your band t-shirts.  After the breakfast, we will rehearse outside from 10:15am to 11:15am.  Lunch break is 11:15am to 12:15pm.  Report back to the band room in full uniform at 12:15pm.  Kickoff is 1pm.  We will have Senior Recognition at halftime, followed by the field show.  Approximate end time is 4pm.

 

There are no events scheduled for Sunday, October 30.  Please be reminded that there are football games on November 5 (away at Passaic Valley HS) and the weekend of Friday, 11/11 or Saturday, 11/12 (TBA).  The date, time and location of the TBA game will be announced no later than Monday, 11/7 at 3pm.  Your attendance is expected and is mandatory.

 

The annual Elementary School Performance/Veteran's Day Ceremony will be held on Friday 11/4.  You will be excused from classes to perform for this event.  You will need your uniform in school that day.

 

Depending on the outcome of the final games, we may have football playoff games on the weekends of 11/18 or 11/19 and 12/2 or 12/3.

 

Lastly, our Fall Concert, featuring an indoor performance of "The Sound of Music" show in the auditorium will be held on Tuesday evening, November 22.  The entire marching band will participate.

           __________________________________________________________________

Click here for a Flash video of the Pre-Opener Drill

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Click here for Pyware Performer's Practice Tools installation instructions

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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Sound of Music PRE-OPENER for home practice and assessment.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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(To save shipping costs, delete the free CD from order basket and download it online for free!)

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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OFFICIAL 2011 BERGENFIELD HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND LETTER.

                 

2011-12 Marching Band Announcements Updated

UPDATE - 10/30/11 at 8:00am

 

The game is now postponed until Monday, October 31 at 3pm.  Plan to bring your full uniform to school on Monday morning at 7:30am to the uniform room for storage.  Senior recognition will occur at halftime as previously planned, but will be repeated at the Fall Concert for parents who can't make it. Check here regularly for updates. I hope everyone stays warm and safe!

 

Please check HomeworkNow throughout the day and in the morning for any weather-related updates.  Enjoy your day off and have fun making snow-bandmembers

 

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The meeting time for Saturday, October 29 is 9am SHARP for the Band Breakfast.  Please wear your band t-shirts.  After the breakfast, we will rehearse outside from 10:15am to 11:15am.  Lunch break is 11:15am to 12:15pm.  Report back to the band room in full uniform at 12:15pm.  Kickoff is 1pm.  We will have Senior Recognition at halftime, followed by the field show.  Approximate end time is 4pm.

 

There are no events scheduled for Sunday, October 30.  Please be reminded that there are football games on November 5 (away at Passaic Valley HS) and the weekend of Friday, 11/11 or Saturday, 11/12 (TBA).  The date, time and location of the TBA game will be announced no later than Monday, 11/7 at 3pm.  Your attendance is expected and is mandatory.

 

The annual Elementary School Performance/Veteran's Day Ceremony will be held on Friday 11/4.  You will be excused from classes to perform for this event.  You will need your uniform in school that day.

 

Depending on the outcome of the final games, we may have football playoff games on the weekends of 11/18 or 11/19 and 12/2 or 12/3.

 

Lastly, our Fall Concert, featuring an indoor performance of "The Sound of Music" show in the auditorium will be held on Tuesday evening, November 22.  The entire marching band will participate.

           __________________________________________________________________

Click here for a Flash video of the Pre-Opener Drill

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Click here to download Pyware Performer's Practice Tools (FREE!!)

Click here for Pyware Performer's Practice Tools installation instructions

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If you have a home subscription to SmartMusic, click here to download a SmartMusic file of the

Sound of Music PRE-OPENER for home practice and assessment.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If you would like to purchase a home subscription to SmartMusic $25.50/year, click here.

(To save shipping costs, delete the free CD from order basket and download it online for free!)

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 

OFFICIAL 2011 BERGENFIELD HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND LETTER.

                 

2011-12 Marching Band Announcements Updated

UPDATE - 10/29/11 at 12:00pm

 

The game is currently postponed until tomorrow, Sunday, October 30 at 1pm.  Our report time is 12pm in full uniform.  Senior recognition will occur at halftime, as previously planned for today.

 

Please check HomeworkNow throughout the day and in the morning for any weather-related updates.  Enjoy your day off and have fun making snow-bandmembers

 

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The meeting time for Saturday, October 29 is 9am SHARP for the Band Breakfast.  Please wear your band t-shirts.  After the breakfast, we will rehearse outside from 10:15am to 11:15am.  Lunch break is 11:15am to 12:15pm.  Report back to the band room in full uniform at 12:15pm.  Kickoff is 1pm.  We will have Senior Recognition at halftime, followed by the field show.  Approximate end time is 4pm.

 

There are no events scheduled for Sunday, October 30.  Please be reminded that there are football games on November 5 (away at Passaic Valley HS) and the weekend of Friday, 11/11 or Saturday, 11/12 (TBA).  The date, time and location of the TBA game will be announced no later than Monday, 11/7 at 3pm.  Your attendance is expected and is mandatory.

 

The annual Elementary School Performance/Veteran's Day Ceremony will be held on Friday 11/4.  You will be excused from classes to perform for this event.  You will need your uniform in school that day.

 

Depending on the outcome of the final games, we may have football playoff games on the weekends of 11/18 or 11/19 and 12/2 or 12/3.

 

Lastly, our Fall Concert, featuring an indoor performance of "The Sound of Music" show in the auditorium will be held on Tuesday evening, November 22.  The entire marching band will participate.

           __________________________________________________________________

Click here for a Flash video of the Pre-Opener Drill

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Click here to download Pyware Performer's Practice Tools (FREE!!)

Click here for Pyware Performer's Practice Tools installation instructions

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If you have a home subscription to SmartMusic, click here to download a SmartMusic file of the

Sound of Music PRE-OPENER for home practice and assessment.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If you would like to purchase a home subscription to SmartMusic $25.50/year, click here.

(To save shipping costs, delete the free CD from order basket and download it online for free!)

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 

OFFICIAL 2011 BERGENFIELD HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND LETTER.

                 

2011-12 Marching Band Announcements Updated

UPDATE - 10/28/11 at 9:30pm

 

We will meet for the band breakfast at 9:00am regardless of the weather.  A decision will be made around 10am whether or not we will play the game or postpone.  If the game is postponed, it will be played either Sunday at 1pm or Monday after school.  Please make sure to have your full uniform AND black pants (street clothes) and warm sweatshirts/jackets ready for tomorrow

 

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The meeting time for Saturday, October 29 is 9am SHARP for the Band Breakfast.  Please wear your band t-shirts.  After the breakfast, we will rehearse outside from 10:15am to 11:15am.  Lunch break is 11:15am to 12:15pm.  Report back to the band room in full uniform at 12:15pm.  Kickoff is 1pm.  We will have Senior Recognition at halftime, followed by the field show.  Approximate end time is 4pm.

 

There are no events scheduled for Sunday, October 30.  Please be reminded that there are football games on November 5 (away at Passaic Valley HS) and the weekend of Friday, 11/11 or Saturday, 11/12 (TBA).  The date, time and location of the TBA game will be announced no later than Monday, 11/7 at 3pm.  Your attendance is expected and is mandatory.

 

The annual Elementary School Performance/Veteran's Day Ceremony will be held on Friday 11/4.  You will be excused from classes to perform for this event.  You will need your uniform in school that day.

 

Depending on the outcome of the final games, we may have football playoff games on the weekends of 11/18 or 11/19 and 12/2 or 12/3.

 

Lastly, our Fall Concert, featuring an indoor performance of "The Sound of Music" show in the auditorium will be held on Tuesday evening, November 22.  The entire marching band will participate.

           __________________________________________________________________

Click here for a Flash video of the Pre-Opener Drill

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Click here to download Pyware Performer's Practice Tools (FREE!!)

Click here for Pyware Performer's Practice Tools installation instructions

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If you have a home subscription to SmartMusic, click here to download a SmartMusic file of the

Sound of Music PRE-OPENER for home practice and assessment.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If you would like to purchase a home subscription to SmartMusic $25.50/year, click here.

(To save shipping costs, delete the free CD from order basket and download it online for free!)

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 

OFFICIAL 2011 BERGENFIELD HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND LETTER.

                 

2011-12 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Excellent job at Montclair!!!!  I have heard nothing but huge compliments!!

 

This week, we will have Marching Band rehearsals during period 5 on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  We will meet in concert bands on Tuesday and Thursday.  There is no Priority Rehearsal scheduled for this Wednesday.  Enjoy the afternoon to catch up on work/rest.

 

The meeting time for Saturday, October 29 is 9am SHARP for the Band Breakfast.  Please wear your band t-shirts.  After the breakfast, we will rehearse outside from 10:15am to 11:15am.  Lunch break is 11:15am to 12:15pm.  Report back to the band room in full uniform at 12:15pm.  Kickoff is 1pm.  We will have Senior Recognition at halftime, followed by the field show.  Approximate end time is 4pm.

 

There are no events scheduled for Sunday, October 30.  Please be reminded that there are football games on November 5 (away at Passaic Valley HS) and the weekend of Friday, 11/11 or Saturday, 11/12 (TBA).  The date, time and location of the TBA game will be announced no later than Monday, 11/7 at 3pm.  Your attendance is expected and is mandatory.

 

The annual Elementary School Performance/Veteran's Day Ceremony will be held on Friday 11/4.  You will be excused from classes to perform for this event.  You will need your uniform in school that day.

 

Depending on the outcome of the final games, we may have football playoff games on the weekends of 11/18 or 11/19 and 12/2 or 12/3.

 

Lastly, our Fall Concert, featuring an indoor performance of "The Sound of Music" show in the auditorium will be held on Tuesday evening, November 22.  The entire marching band will participate.

           __________________________________________________________________

Click here for a Flash video of the Pre-Opener Drill

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Click here to download Pyware Performer's Practice Tools (FREE!!)

Click here for Pyware Performer's Practice Tools installation instructions

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If you have a home subscription to SmartMusic, click here to download a SmartMusic file of the

Sound of Music PRE-OPENER for home practice and assessment.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If you would like to purchase a home subscription to SmartMusic $25.50/year, click here.

(To save shipping costs, delete the free CD from order basket and download it online for free!)

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 

OFFICIAL 2011 BERGENFIELD HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND LETTER.

                 

2011-12 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Excellent job at Montclair!!!!  I have heard nothing but huge compliments!!

 

This week, we will have Marching Band rehearsals during period 5 on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  We will meet in concert bands on Tuesday and Thursday.  There is no Priority Rehearsal scheduled for this Wednesday.  Enjoy the afternoon to catch up on work/rest.

 

The meeting time for Saturday, October 29 is 9am SHARP for the Band Breakfast.  Please wear your band t-shirts.  After the breakfast, we will rehearse outside from 10:15am to 11:15am.  Lunch break is 11:15am to 12:15pm.  Report back to the band room in full uniform at 12:15pm.  Kickoff is 1pm.  We will have Senior Recognition at halftime, followed by the field show.  Approximate end time is 4pm.

 

There are no events scheduled for Sunday, October 30.  Please be reminded that there are football games on November 5 (away at Passaic Valley HS) and the weekend of Friday, 11/4 or Saturday, 11/5 (TBA).  The date, time and location of the TBA game will be announced no later than Monday, 11/7 at 3pm.  Your attendance is expected and is mandatory.

 

The annual Elementary School Performance/Veteran's Day Ceremony will be held on Friday 11/4.  You will be excused from classes to perform for this event.  You will need your uniform in school that day.

           __________________________________________________________________

Click here for a Flash video of the Pre-Opener Drill

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Click here to download Pyware Performer's Practice Tools (FREE!!)

Click here for Pyware Performer's Practice Tools installation instructions

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If you have a home subscription to SmartMusic, click here to download a SmartMusic file of the

Sound of Music PRE-OPENER for home practice and assessment.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If you would like to purchase a home subscription to SmartMusic $25.50/year, click here.

(To save shipping costs, delete the free CD from order basket and download it online for free!)

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 

OFFICIAL 2011 BERGENFIELD HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND LETTER.

                 

2011-12 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Click below for a Montclair Ticket and Dining Form - Return by Thursday, 10/20/11

Montclair Tickets and Dining.pdf


Week of October 17, 2011

Detailed information and schedule

Away football at NV-Demarest, rehearsal, Montclair Festival:

  • Monday, October 17
    • Listen to tapes from Wayne Hills
    • Select meal choices for Sunday
       
  • Tuesday, October 18
    • Period 5 Rehearsal
    • Montclair Ticket/Dinner forms distributed
       
  • Wednesday, October 19
    • Period 5 Rehearsal
    • Priority Rehearsal 3:15-6pm
      • Rehearsal may be cancelled due to weather
         
  • Thursday, October 20
    • Period 5 Rehearsal
    • Montclair Ticket/Dinner forms due
       
  • Friday, October 21
    • Period 5 Rehearsal/Load trailer
    • Report time for game is 5:15pm in full uniform
    • Check weather report for layers
    • Buses depart at 5:30pm SHARP
    • We will perform at 6:40pm
    • Estimated return time is 10pm.
       
  • Saturday, October 22
    • Rehearsal time will depend on whether or not we rehearse on Wednesday
    • Rehearsal time will be announced on Wednesday
    • Rehearsal will begin no earlier than 8am and end no later than 2pm.
    • We will load the trailer at the end of rehearsal.
    • Senior decorations will occur after rehearsal, but must end by 3pm.
       
  • Sunday, October 23
    • Report time is 12pm in full uniform on the side field.
    • We will warm-up and rehearse prior to going inside for our meeting.
    • After the meeting we will depart for Montclair State University.
    • Sandwiches will be given out on the buses.
    • The festival begins at 4:30pm and we perform sixth.
    • After the festival, we will have dinner at TGI Friday's in Clifton.
    • The restaurant will be closed to the public.
    • Our approximate return time to BHS will be 11:00pm
    • We will meet briefly in the band room before being dismissed
    • All students MUST be in school on Monday morning!!

           __________________________________________________________________

Click here for a Flash video of the Pre-Opener Drill

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Click here to download Pyware Performer's Practice Tools (FREE!!)

Click here for Pyware Performer's Practice Tools installation instructions

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If you have a home subscription to SmartMusic, click here to download a SmartMusic file of the

Sound of Music PRE-OPENER for home practice and assessment.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If you would like to purchase a home subscription to SmartMusic $25.50/year, click here.

(To save shipping costs, delete the free CD from order basket and download it online for free!)

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 

OFFICIAL 2011 BERGENFIELD HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND LETTER.

                 

2011-12 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Week of October 17, 2011

Detailed information and schedule

Away football at NV-Demarest, rehearsal, Montclair Festival:

  • Monday, October 17
    • Listen to tapes from Wayne Hills
    • Select meal choices for Sunday
  • Tuesday, October 18
    • Period 5 Rehearsal
    • Montclair Ticket/Dinner forms distributed
  • Wednesday, October 19
    • Period 5 Rehearsal
    • Priority Rehearsal 3:15-6pm
      • Rehearsal may be cancelled due to weather
  • Thursday, October 20
    • Period 5 Rehearsal
    • Montclair Ticket/Dinner forms due
  • Friday, October 21
    • Period 5 Rehearsal/Load trailer
    • Report time for game is 5:15pm in full uniform
    • Check weather report for layers
    • Buses depart at 5:30pm SHARP
    • We will perform at 6:40pm
    • Estimated return time is 10pm.
  • Saturday, October 22
    • Rehearsal time will depend on whether or not we rehearse on Wednesday
    • Rehearsal time will be announced on Wednesday
    • Rehearsal will begin no earlier than 8am and end no later than 2pm.
    • We will load the trailer at the end of rehearsal.
    • Senior decorations will occur after rehearsal, but must end by 3pm.
  • Sunday, October 23
    • Report time is 12pm in full uniform on the side field.
    • We will warm-up and rehearse prior to going inside for our meeting.
    • After the meeting we will depart for Montclair State University.
    • Sandwiches will be given out on the buses.
    • The festival begins at 4:30pm and we perform sixth.
    • After the festival, we will have dinner at TGI Friday's in Clifton.
    • The restaurant will be closed to the public.
    • Our approximate return time to BHS will be 11:00pm
    • We will meet briefly in the band room before being dismissed
    • All students MUST be in school on Monday morning!!

           __________________________________________________________________

Click here for a Flash video of the Pre-Opener Drill

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Click here to download Pyware Performer's Practice Tools (FREE!!)

Click here for Pyware Performer's Practice Tools installation instructions

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If you have a home subscription to SmartMusic, click here to download a SmartMusic file of the

Sound of Music PRE-OPENER for home practice and assessment.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If you would like to purchase a home subscription to SmartMusic $25.50/year, click here.

(To save shipping costs, delete the free CD from order basket and download it online for free!)

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 

OFFICIAL 2011 BERGENFIELD HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND LETTER.

                 

2011-12 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Saturday, October 15

Detailed information and schedule (Homecoming/State Festival):

  • Report time is 9:00AM SHARP.  We will practice until 11:15AM.
  • Lunch break will be from 11:15AM to 12:15PM.  Please consider staying in the side cafeteria to eat lunch with the Eighth Grade Band members.
  • Report to the band room at 12:15PM SHARP in full uniform.  Wear your 2011 band t-shirt underneath.  Line up for pregame will be 12:30pm SHARP.
  • We will play pre-game and halftime from the field.  The RWB Eighth Grade Band and the Alumni Band will join us for pre-game.
  • Following the game, we will go into the school, pack our instruments in cases, load the trailer and depart for NJ State Band Festival at Wayne Hills HS.  You may wish to add additional layers of clothing at this time.
  • You must bring everything you need for the weekend with you.  The school will be LOCKED upon your return from the festival.
  • You may bring a bag dinner, however food will be available at the snack stand at Wayne Hills immediately upon arrival.
  • We will watch the first half of the festival, then go to warm-up.
  • Our performance time is 9:45PM.  Please encourage your parents to attend!!
  • Our anticipated return time to BHS is 11:30PM.  Once again, the school will be LOCKED upon our return.  I do not have the keys to the school, so don't ask!!

    Note to Heather Martin - Your sister says to bring your band director a large pumpkin iced coffee with skim milk, no sugar.  Otherwise, she will play your duet at the game.
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Click here for a Flash video of the Pre-Opener Drill

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Click here to download Pyware Performer's Practice Tools (FREE!!)

Click here for Pyware Performer's Practice Tools installation instructions

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If you have a home subscription to SmartMusic, click here to download a SmartMusic file of the

Sound of Music PRE-OPENER for home practice and assessment.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If you would like to purchase a home subscription to SmartMusic $25.50/year, click here.

(To save shipping costs, delete the free CD from order basket and download it online for free!)

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 

OFFICIAL 2011 BERGENFIELD HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND LETTER.

                 

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