Week of November 7, 2016
Friday, November 11 - Away Football Playoff Game @ Ramapo HS
Report to BHS at 4:30pm in full uniform. We will load trailer and depart by 5pm. You may eat before you arrive and/or bring a bag dinner to eat on the bus. We will perform our show before the game at approximately 6:30pm. Students may visit the snack stand, however sometimes schools run out of food during playoff games, so do not rely upon them for your meal.
Our anticipated return to BHS will be 10:00pm.
Saturday, November 12 - US Bands National Championships @ MetLife Stadium
Report to BHS at 2:00pm for rehearsal in rehearsal attire. We will rehearse from 2-4pm, then debrief and load the trailer. Dinner break will be 4:30-5:30pm. You will be dismissed after the trailer is loaded. The school will open until the end of rehearsal, but not when we return.
You should add UnderArmour or other warm layers under your uniform. A light second pair of socks is also suggested. Bring jackets, hats, blankets, hand warmers, and scarves.
Return to BHS in full uniform at 7:45pm. Buses will depart at 8:00pm.
Upon arrival at MetLife, we will enter the stadium to watch some Group V and VI bands.
The stadium bag policy can be found here.
The following items MAY be brought into the stadium:
- Food of any kind that is contained in a clear plastic bag
- Factory-sealed, plastic bottles of water or soft drinks that are 20 oz. or less in size
- Still-photography cameras with a lens that is 6" or less in length not contained in a case
- Hand-carried jackets, blankets, or other items, which will be patted down or searched
We will warm-up in the parking lot prior to our performance. Our performance time is 11:30pm. We are the last band to perform. Following the performance, we will attend the awards ceremony on the field, load the trailer and depart for BHS.
Our estimated return to BHS will be 1am. Please inform your family in advance so that I don't receive angry phone calls/emails on Monday or have to wait for you to be picked up.
Tickets for MetLife are $35 at the gate, however they are available on Charms for $30 until noon on Saturday. All guests 34" or taller must have a ticket. There is no parking fee for this event.
Dallas Brass residency in the Bergenfield Public Schools is Monday, November 14 and Tuesday, November 15. There will be concerts both evenings. The Monday concert will feature the RWB bands and the Tuesday concert will feature the BHS bands.
Tickets are $15 at the door. Bergenfield music students are admitted free.
For anyone who missed the meeting on the Disney trip, here is a link to the Prezi presentation.
Initial $100 deposits were due on Friday, September 30.
Installment payment #1 for $300, minus any credits, was due on Monday, November 14.
To receive Remind texts for the 2016-17 BHSMB, text @bhsmb-2016 to 81010. Parents should also complete this step.
Click Band Letter 2016.pdf to download a copy of the 2016-17 Band Letter, with all required information and dates for the season. Share this information with your family, employer, etc.
Washington and Lee Lyrics.pdf