•  Miss Amy Clark, Director of Bands

    Miss Amy Clark, Director of Bands

     

    2018-2019 Murray Middle School Band Calendar of Events

    FIRST SEMESTER

    First Nine Weeks:

    8/15-21/18            Instrument Fittings for Beginning Band                                          In Class

    8/16/18                  Concert, Jazz, & Symphonic Bands’ first day with instruments--daily grade for class participation

    Beginning Band Parents Meeting #1                                              Band Room          5:30 – 6:30 pm

    8/21/18                  Student Leadership applications & papers due                             In Class

    8/23/18                  Student Leadership Interviews                                                         Band Room         4:00 - 6:00 pm

    8/24/18                  Signed band contracts due – ALL BANDS                                    In Class

                                    All-State Band Audition fee due (select musicians - $10 per audition)

    8/28/18                  MMS Open House                                                                              Meet in the Gym  5:30-7:30 pm

    Parents Meeting#1 of Concert, Symphonic, & Jazz Bands occurs RIGHT after

    Open House in Band Room                                                                              7:35 – 8:05 pm

    8/29/18                  1st notebook check for grade – ALL BANDS                                 In Class

    8/30/18                  Student Leadership Team Meeting                                                  Band room           4:00 – 5:00 pm

     

    9/7/18    $65 BAND FEE DUE FROM ALL STUDENTS, WHICH INCLUDES BAND BOOK & UNIFORM

    If using a School-Owned Instrument, loan forms & rental due ($70 for full year or $35 per semester)

    9/11/18                  Beginning Band’s first day with instruments in class - daily grade for class participation

    9/14/18                 Middle School Band Night at SFHS (8th graders zoned for SF) Bulldog Stadium   4:00 – 9:30 pm

    9/15/18                  All-State Band Auditions (registered musicians)                           Jensen Beach HS    8:00am-Noon

    9/17/18                  FUNDRAISER REQUIRED OF ALL STUDENTS – DONOR/PATRON/SPONSOR DRIVE

    9/18/18                  Student Leadership Team Meeting                                                  Band Room             4:00 – 5:00 pm

    9/22/18                  Marching Band Camp – REQUIRED of ALL Sym, Conc, & Jazz students   MMS   9 am – 3 pm

    Performance for Parents at 2:30 pm in the bus loop – Cool Treats at the end!

     

    10/4/18                  Marching Band Rehearsal-Con, Sym, Jazz                                   Band Room/Bus Loop       4:00 – 5:00 pm

    10/6/18                  BAHAMIAN FESTIVAL PARADE (Marching Band)   New Monrovia/Park      10:00 am – Noon

    End of 1st 9 weeks: 10/12/18

     

    Second Nine Weeks:

    10/16/18                               Beginning Band Rehearsal                                                                                Band Room          4:00 – 5:00 pm

                                    ALL Band Parents Association Meeting #2                                  Band Room           5:30 – 6:30 pm

    10/18/18                               BEGINNING BAND & 6th Grade CHORUS CONCERT             Café                       6:30 – 7:00 pm

    10/20/18                              Car Wash, sponsored by Marching Band                    Location TBA                10:30 am-2:30 pm

                                                    (fair share=5 tickets sold per student)

    10/23/18                               Student Leadership Team Meeting                                                  Band Room          4:00 – 5:00 pm

    10/25/18                               SFHS HOMECOMING PARADE (Marching Band)                    Hobe Sound         4:00 – 7:30 pm

    10/26/18                               Middle School Band Night at MCHS (8th graders zoned for MC) Tiger Stadium   4:00 – 9:30 pm

    10/31/18                               Notebook Check for grade—ALL BANDS                                    In Class

     

    11/3/18 (11/10 rain date) FBA High School Marching MPA (Sym/Jazz Band)    Jensen Beach HS 2:00 – 10:00 pm

    11/8/18                  Marching Band Rehearsal – Con, Sym, Jazz                                Band Room/Bus Loop          4:00 – 5:00 pm

    11/11/18                               VETERANS DAY PARADE – (Marching Band)             Downtown Stuart           8:45 – 11:30 am               

    11/15/18                               Music Review (Jazz Band) $5 entry fee                                         Café                          6:30 – 8:00 pm

    11/16/18                               Gift Basket Donation (only $2) due from ALL Students          In Class

    11/27/18                               Student Leadership Team Meeting                                                  Band Room             4:00 – 5:00 pm

    11/29/18                               Marching Band Rehearsal - Con, Sym, Jazz                  Band Room/Bus Loop          4:00 – 5:00 pm

     

    12/1/18                  HOBE SOUND CHRISTMAS PARADE (Marching Band)       Hobe Sound     11:45 am – 2:45 pm

    12/10/18                               Symphonic & Jazz Rehearsal                                                           Band Room               4:00 – 5:00 pm

    12/11/18                               Beginning Band Rehearsal                                                                                Band Room             4:00 – 5:00 pm

    12/13/18                               HOLIDAY CONCERT,GIFT BASKET RAFFLE & FOOD DRIVE—ALL BANDS Café 6:30 – 7:45

    12/17/18                               Solo & Ensemble entry fees due ($5 per entry)                             In Class

    End of 2nd 9 weeks: 12/21/18

    Winter Break is 12/22/18-1/6/19

     

    SECOND SEMESTER

    Third Nine Weeks:

    1/9-12/19              FMEA/Allstate Convention (select musician(s), if passed audition)                  Downtown Tampa    

    1/17-19/19            Four-County Honor Band Rehearsals & Concert (selected musicians)             Ft. Pierce/IRSC

    1/24/19                  Student Leadership Team Meeting                                                  Band Room          4:00 – 5:00 pm

     

    2/1/19           MPA Band Camp – REQUIRED of ALL Sym., Conc., & Jazz Students     MMS      4:00 – 8:30 pm

    2/6/19                    Notebook Check for grade—ALL BANDS                                    In Class

    2/7/19                    Symphonic & Jazz MPA Rehearsal                                                 Band Room          4:00 – 5:00 pm

    2/14/19                  Symphonic & Jazz MPA Rehearsal                                                 Band Room          4:00 – 5:00 pm

    2/19/19                  Student Leadership Team Meeting                                                  Band Room          4:00 – 5:00 pm

    2/21/19                  Symphonic & Jazz MPA Rehearsal                                                 Band Room          4:00 – 5:00 pm

    2/26/19                  Symphonic & Jazz MPA Rehearsal                                                 Band Room          4:00 – 6:00 pm

    2/28, 3/1-2/19      FBA MID.SCHL. MPA – REQUIRED of ALL Conc, Sym & Jazz Students     Treasure Coast HS

    Specific Date & Times TBA

    3/7/19                    MIOS extra rehearsal (25 select musicians)        Hidden Oaks MS Band Room     4:30-7:30 pm

    End of 3rd 9 weeks: 3/8/19

    Spring Break is 3/9-17/19

     

    Fourth Nine Weeks:

    3/19/19                  Fundraiser Required of ALL students (fair share = 5 items sold per student), AS NEEDED

                                    ALL Band Parents Meeting #3                                                        Band Room           5:30 – 6:30 pm

    3/26/19                  Music In Our Schools(selected musicians-band & chorus) MCHS reh-9am-1pm/concert 7-8:15 pm

    3/27/19                  Notebook Check for grade—ALL BANDS                                    In Class

    3/28/19                  Student Leadership Team Meeting                                                  Band Room          4:00 – 5:00 pm

     

    4/16/19                  Student Leadership Team Meeting                                                  Band Room          4:00 – 5:00 pm

    4/26-27/19            SOLO & ENSEMBLE MPA (registered musicians)      Osceola MS/Okeechobee   Times TBA

     

    5/13/19                  Symphonic & Jazz Rehearsal                                                           Band Room          4:00 – 5:00 pm

    5/14/19                  Beginning Band Rehearsal                                                                                Band Room          4:00 – 5:00 pm

    5/16/19                  SPRING CONCERT – ALL BANDS                                               Café                       6:30 – 7:45 pm

    5/21/19                  Student Leadership Team Meeting                                                  Band Room          4:00 – 6:00 pm

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