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1 Director Terry Privette

2 Communications Three ways to keep up to date. 1. Band web-site. pamsband.com (bandhttp://listserv.vbschools.com (band ) Go to My School mail on the school website on the left. Sign up under the teachers name that has listserv. (Privette)

3 Materials for Class Sixth Grade Band Standards of Excellence Book 1 Essentials Music Theory book-1 Do not buy Theory book- Seventh Grade Band Standards of Excellence Book 2 Essentials Music Theory book-2 Do not buy Theory Book

4 Materials for Class Eighth Grade Band Standards of Excellence Book 3 All Classes Need Reeds, valve oil, pencil and paper, Woodwinds- 5 reeds. One per day- letter day M, T, W, Th, F, Notebook, Percussion Will need to get Vic Firth ER2 Intermediate Ed pack.

5 *Concert Band *Marching Band *Jazz Band

6 All Band Classes ARE part of the Concert Band. Either 6 th, 7 th or 8 th grade band Minimum after school practices (approximately 2 per year the day before the concert) These practices are listed on the band calendar. 3 mandatory performances Winter Concert Spring Concert Solo/Ensemble-Spring Concert Band Attire Male black dress pants, white long sleeve button down shirt, Black socks, and black dress shoes (no sneakers) Female Black dress pants or knee length skirt, white long sleeve button down collar shirt, black dress shoes (no open toe shoes) Concert Band Fees $35 (includes Blue band t-shirt) Returning band members fee $25 unless a new shirt is needed* We will also be getting Polo Shirts again this year for our Dress Up Field trips. Cost is $15, but we will be collecting this the end of October. *Band T-shirts are $10.

7 Voluntary participation (Unless 8 th grade to opt out of PE) After school practices (approximately 2 per week) Approximately 8 performances per year Home PA football games KHS/OLHS football game Holiday Lights at the Beach Parade Spring travel performance Strawberry Festival Parade Marching Band Attire Uniforms will be provided, but students must wear band t-shirt and shorts under uniform, black socks and black marching band shoes must be worn at all performances. Band Shoes Fee $22 Yours to keep-also to wear with for Concert Band attire.

8 Voluntary participation Minimum after school practices (approximately 16 per year) At least 3 performances, Starts in January. Jazz Band Attire-Band Shirt Male black dress pants, white long sleeve button down shirt, and black dress shoes, or Band Polo Shirt with khakis pants. Female Black dress pants or knee length skirt, white long sleeve button down collar shirt, black dress shoes (no open toe shoes) or Band Polo Shirt with khakis pants or skirt.

9 New Members Band fee $35 (includes shirt) Band shoes $22 (for marching band) Total $57 ($35 for non-marching band) Returning Members Band fee $25 If new shoes are needed trade in or purchase new for $22 If in need of a new band t-shirt $10

10 Educational enrichment……….…….………$ Equipment ……….……………………….……… Operations………………………………………… Hospitality………………………………………… Awards/Banquet………………………………… Fees total approximately $ 11,270

11 Money from previous year…$ 1, Magazine orders………………… Car wash ………………………..1, Car wash ………….…………….1, Fundraisers……………………...4, Parade…………………………….… Concert band 150 …….3, Total $ 11,270.00

12 Entertainment book $25.00/first two books to the band. Pizza/Cookie dough sales-Fall & Feburary Magazines End of September

13 Orlando Florida: Still under approval. April (l eaving during Spring Break on Wednesday.) Includes Chartered Bus, Tickets, Hotel room, and 3 meals a day. Cost depends on how many students and chaperones attend the trip. Based on 100 people. You must be in year long band to attend the Spring trip and it is optional to attend. What groups are going- Concert Band and Marching Band. Spring Travel Trip

14 Year Band and Semester Band Semester Band-Get to take other electives compared to year long. If you come back in 7 th grade band you will be a semester behind compared to year band. 7 th Gr. Band- you can sign up for Zero Bell-PE, still take Band and a Foreign Language for High School credit or another class. (example a high school credit computer class) 8 th Gr. Band- Marching Band counts as a PE credit. Take band and Foreign Language for High School credit or high school credit computer class. High Schools offer the same electives as middle school and more.

15 President: Laura Campbell Vice President: Andrea Denton Secretary : George Roquemore Treasury: Ed Gonzalez

16 Ensure happiness of all involved in band program. Maintain a balance budget Rally support for the band Organize fundraising events Organize chaperones for all events Keep families informed about band functions Care for all band uniforms

17 Sign up for Parent Portal /List Serve Keep your address current with band Check band website (pamsband.com) Will be setting up a Weebly page, watch for it soon. Refer to monthly schedule on the band web-site Read all the s Mr. Privette sends home

18 Band Essay Music Student Scholarship Essay Contest through SBO magazine. Due- Dec 19th online. Make a copy after you submit it and turn into Mr. Privette on or before Dec. 19th Topic- “How does your music class prepare you for life?….” Top 5 Middle Students nationwide will receive $1000 scholarship for anything related to music. More details: go to then click on 2015 Essay Contest.

19 Band Monthly and Year Calendar. Is on the Mr Privette’s Wiki page. Practice Time at home Students are expected to practice at home. at least 20 min. at least 5 days a week. Afterschool practice are from 4:00-5:30, they may ride the Activity bus after school home. The buses leave at 5:40. If a parent is not here by 5:35 to pick up their child the student will be put on the bus to ride home. All parents must not park in the Bus loop during Activity Bus pick up. Park in the front please.

20 PAMS Band Member Form: (Name, bell, grade) Top portion … for new students Middle Portion…….Returning members only! All Forms and Fees are due on October 1 st, 2014 If you need any help just let us know.

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22 We are all looking forward to another superior school year


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