We are excited for a new year of making music and memories!
New this year
Ms. Helms and Mr. Lukac are inviting 8th grade students to all HS home games to come play with the band. Mandatory 8th Grade Night is October 14 all other games are optional. Please understand that if a student wishes to participate they are expected to stay in the band section (except on 3rd quarter break) and participate in playing with the HS band.
Method book (Band Fundamentals by Steve Hedrick Book 2- Blue Book)
BLACK 1” three-ring binder (it must be black and NO bigger than 1”)
Clear sheet protectors (about 10 in the binder—will show example in class)
Pencil pouch (one with holes so it can clip into binder- this is a dedicated pencil pouch that stays with their binder in the band room- and is ALWAYS stocked with a pencil)
Notebook Dividers (4)
Valve oil for trumpets, baritones and tubas
Slide CREAM (do not get grease or liquid)- Trombones
Reeds- once you are down to 3 reeds- ORDER More!
Drum Sticks (Vic Firth SD1 General)
Marimba Mallets (yarn mallet)
Students must have all materials no later than September 19