2015-16 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Congratulations on a wonderful performance at Montclair.  The 69-year tradition keeps going strong!




Schedule for Week of October 26-31, 2015 -

Bergenfield vs. Clifton (Senior Recognition)

 

Monday, October 26

11:45am-12:15pm  Review tapes during lunch in auditorium

Evening rehearsal - CANCELED - Enjoy some well-deserved rest!


Wednesday, October 28

3:15pm-6:00pm   Priority rehearsal at BHS

 

Saturday, October 31

8:00am  Meeting in auditorium - Full uniform

8:15am  Band breakfast in front cafeteria

9:30am  Rehearsal on main field

12:00pm Quick snack break (at BHS)

12:30pm Pregame twos

12:40pm Senior Recognition Ceremony and Pregame performance on main field

1:00pm  Kickoff

2:15pm  Halftime performances by Clifton Mustang Band and Bergenfield HS Marching Band

3:30pm  Game ends (estimated)

3:45pm  Debriefing in auditorium with BHSMB

4:00pm  Dismissal

 


Upcoming Events:

Friday, 11/6  - Football - Bergenfield @ NV-Old Tappan

Saturday, 11/7 - US Bands National Championships at MetLife Stadium (10pm performance time)

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



Video from US Bands Fair Lawn show:

 


Video from NJMEA Festival at Wayne Hills:



Important information:


Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


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

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

Mars-Part1.mp3

INtOO-Part2.mp3

BohemianRhapsody-Part3.mp3

 

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

 

 

 

2015-16 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Ticket Information:

Tickets for North Jersey Band Festival at Montclair on 10/25/15 are available in the Charms Store.

Please remember that every student is responsible for selling a minimum of two tickets!
Any student selling 8 or more tickets will receive a free meal at the Olive
Garden after the show.

BHSMB performs early this year, around 5pm.


Please order your tickets as soon as possible, but no later than Friday evening, October 23 so that I can process the orders and hand out the remaining tickets on Saturday morning.


Montclair Food Ordering:

The Friends of Music will again be providing sandwiches to eat prior to our performance at Montclair.  After Montclair, we will be celebrating the band's 69th successful performance at the annual festival with a dinner at the Olive Garden.  The cost for the meal after the festival is $20.


Please visit www.tinyurl.com/montclairfood2015 no later than Wednesday, October 21 at 3pm to pre-order your food choices.




Schedule for Week of October 19-25, 2015 -

Bergenfield vs. Teaneck (Homecoming) and North Jersey Band Festival at Montclair

 

Monday, October 19

11:45am-12:15pm  Review tapes during lunch in auditorium

6:30pm-9pm  Evening rehearsal at BHS (note change in normal location)


Wednesday, October 21

3:15pm-6:00pm   Priority rehearsal at BHS

 

Friday, October 23

3:00pm   Seniors hang section posters in band room.


Saturday, October 24

9:00am-12:15pm   Rehearsal on main field

12:15pm-1:15pm Lunch break/change into uniforms (School may not be open yet due to ACT test)

1:15pm  On side field in pregame set. Insert RWB and alumni into form.

1:30pm  Move to track in pregame twos.  Watch Teaneck HS Band.

1:50pm  Pregame performance on main field with RWB and alumni

2:00pm  Kickoff

3:15pm  Halftime performance (estimated)

4:30pm  Game ends (estimated)

4:45pm  Debriefing in auditorium with BHSMB and RWB (estimated)

5:00pm  Dismissal/Senior decorate band room and hang senior poster (estimated)

 

Sunday, October 25

12:00pm  Warm-up and run-thru on main field in full uniform

12:45pm  Load trailer

1:00pm   Pre-Montclair Meeting in Band Room begins

2:00pm   Student speeches end/Faculty speaks

2:15pm   Final instructions

2:25pm   Load buses

2:30pm   Depart for Montclair

3:15pm   Arrive at Montclair/Unload instruments/Line-up in pregame 2s.

3:30pm   Enter stadium/Eat sandwiches

4:30pm   Festival begins/BHSMB leaves and warms up after SSB

5:00pm   Performance time (estimated)

5:15pm   Performance ends/Percussion loads instruments on trailer (estimated)

8:00pm   Massed band finale (estimated)

8:15pm   Festival ends/load remaining instruments/load buses/depart (estimated)

8:45pm   Arrive at Olive Garden - Classes seated based on average ticket sales (estimated)

10:30pm  Depart Olive Garden for BHS (estimated)

10:45pm  Arrive at BHS/Quick debriefing in band room (estimated)

11:00pm  Dismissal (estimated)


All students MUST be in school on the following day.  We will be meeting in the auditorium during lunch period to listen to evaluators.



Video from US Bands Fair Lawn show:

 


Video from NJMEA Festival at Wayne Hills:



Important information:


Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


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

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

Mars-Part1.mp3

INtOO-Part2.mp3

BohemianRhapsody-Part3.mp3

 

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

 

 

 

2015-16 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Important Information:

Tickets for North Jersey Band Festival at Montclair on 10/25/15 are available in the Charms Store.

Please remember that every student is responsible for selling a minimum of two tickets!
Any student selling 8 or more tickets will receive a free meal at the Olive
Garden after the show.

BHSMB performs early this year, around 5pm.




Schedule for Week of October 19-25, 2015 -

Bergenfield vs. Teaneck (Homecoming) and North Jersey Band Festival at Montclair

 

Monday, October 19

11:45am-12:15pm  Review tapes during lunch in auditorium

6:30pm-9pm  Evening rehearsal at BHS (note change in normal location)


Wednesday, October 21

3:15pm-6:00pm   Priority rehearsal at BHS

 

Friday, October 23

3:00pm   Seniors hang section posters in band room.


Saturday, October 24

9:00am-12:15pm   Rehearsal on main field

12:15pm-1:15pm Lunch break/change into uniforms (School may not be open yet due to ACT test)

1:15pm  On side field in pregame set. Insert RWB and alumni into form.

1:30pm  Move to track in pregame twos.  Watch Teaneck HS Band.

1:50pm  Pregame performance on main field with RWB and alumni

2:00pm  Kickoff

3:15pm  Halftime performance (estimated)

4:30pm  Game ends (estimated)

4:45pm  Debriefing in auditorium with BHSMB and RWB (estimated)

5:00pm  Dismissal/Senior decorate band room and hang senior poster (estimated)

 

Sunday, October 25

12:00pm  Warm-up and run-thru on main field in full uniform

12:45pm  Load trailer

1:00pm   Pre-Montclair Meeting in Band Room begins

2:00pm   Student speeches end/Faculty speaks

2:15pm   Final instructions

2:25pm   Load buses

2:30pm   Depart for Montclair

3:15pm   Arrive at Montclair/Unload instruments/Line-up in pregame 2s.

3:30pm   Enter stadium/Eat sandwiches

4:30pm   Festival begins/BHSMB leaves and warms up after SSB

5:00pm   Performance time (estimated)

5:15pm   Performance ends/Percussion loads instruments on trailer (estimated)

8:00pm   Massed band finale (estimated)

8:15pm   Festival ends/load remaining instruments/load buses/depart (estimated)

8:45pm   Arrive at Olive Garden - Classes seated based on average ticket sales (estimated)

10:30pm  Depart Olive Garden for BHS (estimated)

10:45pm  Arrive at BHS/Quick debriefing in band room (estimated)

11:00pm  Dismissal (estimated)


All students MUST be in school on the following day.  We will be meeting in the auditorium during lunch period to listen to evaluators.



Video from US Bands Fair Lawn show:

 


Video from NJMEA Festival at Wayne Hills:



Important information:


Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


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

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

Mars-Part1.mp3

INtOO-Part2.mp3

BohemianRhapsody-Part3.mp3

 

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

 

 

 

2015-16 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Important Information:

Tickets for North Jersey Band Festival at Montclair on 10/25/15 are available in the Charms Store.

Please remember that every student is responsible for selling a minimum of two tickets!
Any student selling 8 or more tickets will receive a free meal at the Olive
Garden after the show.

BHSMB performs early this year, around 5pm.




Schedule for Week of October 12-17, 2015 -

Bergenfield vs. West Milford (Pep Band) and NJMEA State Festival at Wayne Hills

 

Monday, October 12

11:45am-12:15pm  Review tapes during lunch in auditorium

6:30pm-9pm  Evening rehearsal at RWB


Wednesday, October 14

3:15pm-6:00pm   Priority rehearsal at BHS

 

Friday, October 16

5:00pm   Pep Band reports to band room in uniform (no hat) and departs for West Milford HS

6:30pm   Kickoff

9:00pm   Game ends/depart for BHS (estimated)

10:00pm  Arrive at BHS/unload/dismissal (estimated)


Saturday, October 17

1:00pm-3:30pm    Rehearsal on main field

3:30pm-4:15pm Snack break/change into uniforms/use bathroom

4:30pm  Depart for NJMEA Festival at Wayne Hills HS

5:15pm  Arrive at Wayne Hills/Line up in pregame twos (no instruments)/enter stadium to watch other bands

5:30pm  Festival begins/watch bands/eat dinner at concession stand or bag dinner

8:30pm  Intermission ends/return to buses/get instruments/warm-up

9:45pm  Line-up in Side 2 field entrance formation/depart front of WHHS for field

10:00pm  At gate

10:15pm  BHSMB Performance/Troop stands/watch WHHS from track

10:45pm  Awards

11:00pm  To buses/load equipment/depart for BHS

12:00am  Arrive at BHS/Get instruments off trailer/Dismiss directly from buses


Sunday, October 18

Montclair poster parties per section leaders



Video from US Bands Fair Lawn show:

 



Important information:


Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


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

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

Mars-Part1.mp3

INtOO-Part2.mp3

BohemianRhapsody-Part3.mp3

 

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

 

 

 

2015-16 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Schedule for Week of October 5-11, 2015 -

Bergenfield vs. Pascack Valley and US Bands Home Show

 

Monday, October 5

6:30pm-9pm  Evening rehearsal at RWB


Wednesday, October 7

3:15pm-6:00pm   Priority rehearsal at BHS

 

Friday, October 9

3:00pm   Band T-shirt pick-up in band room


Saturday, October 10

8:00am-11:15am    Rehearsal on main field

11:15am-12:15pm  Lunch break

12:15pm-12:30pm  Meeting in the auditorium/uniform inspection

12:40pm  Pre-game twos outside

12:45pm  Enter field and perform pre-game music

1:00pm  Kickoff

2:15pm  Halftime (approx)

3:45pm  Game ends/meeting in auditorium/dismissal (approx)


Sunday, October 11

11:00am-11:30am  Warm-up and run-thru on main field in full uniform

11:30am   In stands.  Jackets off if everyone wears 2015 band t-shirts.

12:00pm  Star Spangled Banner by RWB 8th Grade Band

12:05pm  Watch first half of show.  Visit snack stand.

2:05pm  Intermission.  Head to lower field for visual warm-up.

2:45pm  Move to front of school for music warm-up

3:00pm  Music warm-up

3:50pm  At gate

4:05pm  Performance

4:30pm  Awards ceremony

5:00pm  Meet in auditorium/dismissal



Video from US Bands Fair Lawn show:

 



Important information:


Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


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

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

Mars-Part1.mp3

INtOO-Part2.mp3

BohemianRhapsody-Part3.mp3

 

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

 

 

 

2015-16 Marching Band Announcements Updated

Schedule for Week of October 5-11, 2015 -

Bergenfield vs. Pascack Valley and US Bands Home Show

 

Monday, October 5

6:30pm-9pm  Evening rehearsal at RWB


Wednesday, October 7

3:15pm-6:00pm   Priority rehearsal at BHS

 

Friday, October 9

3:00pm   Band T-shirt pick-up in band room


Saturday, October 10

8:00am-11:00am    Rehearsal on main field

11:00am-12:00pm  Lunch break

12:00pm-12:15pm  Meeting in the auditorium/uniform inspection

12:20pm  Pre-game twos outside in reverse order

12:30pm  Move to track - watch PVMB performance

12:55pm  Enter field and perform pre-game music

1:00pm  Kickoff

2:15pm  Halftime (approx)

3:45pm  Game ends/meeting in auditorium/dismissal (approx)


Sunday, October 11

11:00am-11:30am  Warm-up and run-thru on main field in full uniform

 

11:30am   In stands.  Jackets off if everyone wears 2015 band t-shirts.

 

12:00pm  Star Spangled Banner by RWB 8th Grade Band

 

12:05pm  Watch first half of show.  Visit snack stand.

 

2:05pm  Intermission.  Head to lower field for visual warm-up.

 

2:45pm  Move to front of school for music warm-up

 

3:00pm  Music warm-up

3:50pm  At gate

4:05pm  Performance

4:30pm  Awards ceremony

5:00pm  Meet in auditorium/dismissal



Video from US Bands Fair Lawn show:

 



Important information:


Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


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

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

Mars-Part1.mp3

INtOO-Part2.mp3

BohemianRhapsody-Part3.mp3

 

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

 

 

 

2015-16 Marching Band Announcements Updated


Update (10/2/15 at 3:00pm):

Due to poor weather conditions, a change of game time to 7pm and SAT testing, the BHSMB will not attend tonight's football game. We wish the football team our best against Patamus. 

 



Schedule for Week of September 28

 

Monday, September 28

11:45am-12:15pm  Review judges' tapes from Fair Lawn during lunch in auditorium

6:30pm-9pm  Evening rehearsal at RWB


Wednesday, September 30

3:15pm-6:00pm   Priority rehearsal at BHS

 

Friday, October 2 (UPDATED)

Canceled


Instruments must go home or stay on trailer.  No band room access whatsoever on Saturday morning due to SATs.


Saturday, October 3

8:00am-12:00pm     Music testing in back gym.  Use parking lot gym doors to enter. Due to crowding, please arrive and depart on time.


8:30-9:15am - Freshmen

9:15-10:00am - Sophomores

10:00-10:45am - Juniors

10:45-11:30am - Seniors


Make-up testing for anyone taking SATs on Saturday will be on Monday, October 5 at 6pm at RWB. 


Please note that we will not be performing at the South Plainfield show on Saturday, due to SATs and other student conflicts.  This was announced to the students during band camp. The Fair Lawn show last weekend replaced this show in our performance calendar. Enjoy your only free Saturday afternoon/evening for the fall!!



 

Important information:


Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


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

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

Mars-Part1.mp3

INtOO-Part2.mp3

BohemianRhapsody-Part3.mp3

 

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

 

 

 

2015-16 Marching Band Announcements Updated


Update (10/1/15 at 5:30pm):

Due to the forecast for rain tomorrow, we will plan to perform at Paramus HS in black or dark sweatshirts, jeans, and band shoes with our band raincoats.  The weather may be cold, so prepare to layer clothing.  Do NOT bring uniforms to school on Friday, 10/2.


If the forecast is correct, we may ultimately choose to send all brass and percussion only, a small brass and percussion pep band, or not attend the game A decision will be made by the end of school on Friday.


There is a small possibility the game will be postponed until Saturday, 10/3 at 2pm.  Details will be announced regarding the extent of BHSMB participation if that is decided by the athletic directors.


See below for updated information regarding music testing on Saturday.

 



Schedule for Week of September 28

 

Monday, September 28

11:45am-12:15pm  Review judges' tapes from Fair Lawn during lunch in auditorium

6:30pm-9pm  Evening rehearsal at RWB


Wednesday, September 30

3:15pm-6:00pm   Priority rehearsal at BHS

 

Friday, October 2 (UPDATED)

4:00pm    Full uniform in black sweatshirt/jeans/band shoes.  Raincoats will be provided.

4:30pm    Buses depart

5:00pm    Arrive at Paramus/warm-up/perform show pre-game

6:00pm    Kick-off

8:30pm    Game ends/load/departure

9:00pm    Arrive at BHS/meet in auditorium/dismissal


Instruments must go home or stay on trailer.  No band room access whatsoever on Saturday morning due to SATs.


Saturday, October 3

8:00am-12:00pm     Music testing in back gym.  Use parking lot gym doors to enter. Due to crowding, please arrive and depart on time.


8:30-9:15am - Freshmen

9:15-10:00am - Sophomores

10:00-10:45am - Juniors

10:45-11:30am - Seniors


Make-up testing for anyone taking SATs on Saturday will be on Monday, October 5 at 6pm at RWB, or on Friday, October 2 at 4pm if we decide not to go to the game.


Please note that we will not be performing at the South Plainfield show on Saturday, due to SATs and other student conflicts.  This was announced to the students during band camp. The Fair Lawn show last weekend replaced this show in our performance calendar. Enjoy your only free Saturday afternoon/evening for the fall!!



 

Important information:


Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf

 


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

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

Mars-Part1.mp3

INtOO-Part2.mp3

BohemianRhapsody-Part3.mp3

 

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