Percussion and Color Guard Information for Summer

BHS Band Percussion & Color Guard Students and Parents:  We should already know about the summer schedule but I wanted to send it out as a reminder and to be sure you’ve got it marked down and to include some important notes so students are best prepared to start these summer practices.  Dennis already posted… Continue Reading

New York City 2019 Trip Update (May 25, 2018)

New York City Trip 2019 update: We currently have 52 individuals (students and parents) signed up for the NYC trip so Bus 1 is officially a go.  28 more and we’ll have two buses filled.  If you have not signed up or aren’t sure about the details, you can now see information and sign up… Continue Reading

9-11 Grade Returning VETS: Committee Sign-Ups

As you know, the BHS Band Booster Association runs much of the operational, logistical, and financial aspects of our program.  This is not possible without the board members who serve in very important capacities.  These newly elected board members need committee help which is perfect for those who aren’t sure if they can take on more.  We… Continue Reading

Marching Band Audition RESULTS

Veteran students/parents – Below is the email I just sent to our incoming freshman parents/students.  I don’t think much needs to be different since you’ve all been through this before.  However, please do read the information as a reminder of summer conditions and such.  Also, I would like to mention that I spoke to our… Continue Reading

2019 New York City Trip

2019 New York City Trip Details & Sign-Ups: All the details of our trip to New York City next April have been finalized.  Sign-ups are easy, all done online.  The attached Zip folder has two documents – one is the details of the trip and cost; the other is instructions for signing up and the… Continue Reading

Important Reminders

1) Wind Auditions start next Friday, April 27th, then Monday, April 30th, and Friday May 4th (each after school until 6).   It is important that veteran students attend these audition clinics to help in the teaching process for our new students and reserve their spot in next year’s show.  Wear tennis shoes and comfortable athletic clothing!… Continue Reading

MPA Results and Band Banquet info

MPA 2018 Results: I am deeply proud to announce that our students earned all superior ratings at the Alabama Bandmasters Association Music Performance Assessment yesterday.  They received all A’s on each component of the evaluation (Tone, Intonation, Technique, Rhythm, Balance, Musicianship, & General Factors) from 3 of the 4 judges, with a total of 25… Continue Reading

Note for the Booster President

We had a good February general booster association meeting.  You can see the details in the meeting minutes that our Secretary circulated, but here are the highlights: ·       We discussed the board’s selection of a new vendor for fertilizer and weed control for our practice field.  As was the case this year, the band will… Continue Reading

Audition Results

Concert Band Parents (and students) – It is very important to read this letter regarding audition results and my educational philosophy.  It is a bit longer, but I ask that you please read it.  Thank you. Today was the last day of official auditions!  We start actual rehearsals (including after school until 6, Tuesdays and… Continue Reading

Important Meeting Jan 30

Our biggest fundraising event of the year is coming up (Saturday, February 10 – 10-5 in the cafeteria).  It was literally the easiest fundraiser we’ve ever done and I typically do not enjoy fundraisers, just like you… but it’s necessary.  It will NOT be successful if our parents and students don’t promote it.  But that’s the… Continue Reading