2012 Symphonic Band Music

December 14th, 2011

Ok, everyone. Here are recordings of what we’re playing at Hershey this year. Start listening to get a feel for how your part fits in to each piece of music. Let me know what you think of the music.

Playing Assessment

November 14th, 2011

Just a reminder that your playing assessment will take place days 1-5 this week and next week. If you forgot what you have to play here it is:

Regatta for Winds:

Flutes – 55-64

Oboe – 55-64

Clarinets – 55-64

Bass Clarinet – 147-158

Alto Saxophone – 110-120

Tenor Saxophone – 55-64

Bari Saxophone – 147-158

Trumpet – 54-65

French Horn – 147-158

Trombone – 54-65

Baritone – 147-158

Tuba – 147-158

Mallets – 60-72

Snare – 133-143

Rock a Bye Your Baby

November 3rd, 2011

Here is the new piece for Jazz Band. Give it a good listen and let me know what you think

First Jazz Band Piece

October 12th, 2011

Here is the first piece we’re working on for Jazz Band. Hope you like it.

First Recording of Carol of the Bells/Greensleeves

October 5th, 2011

Here is the first recording of Carol of the Bells. For only 2 rehearsals, I think it’s a great start to the year. Give it a listen and let me know what you think. Remember, give constructive comments, not mean ones.

Winter Concert Recordings

September 20th, 2011

Ok, Symphonic Band, here are the professional recordings of “Carol of the Bells” and “Regatta for Winds”. Tell me what you think of them.

Welcome to 2011-2012 Symphonic Band

September 15th, 2011

Hi everyone. Welcome to Symphonic Band for the 2011-2012 school year. I hope everyone had a great summer and is ready to have a fantastic school year making great music.

Recordings of our last rehearsal

May 6th, 2011

Here are the recordings of all 3 of our Hershey Songs. Give them a listen to see exactly what the audience gets to hear. Please give some feedback as to what you heard.

March 21st, 2011

April 4th – 8th Playing Assessment

Playing Test Requirements: The sections listed below plus any section of On Angel Wings 8-10 measures long
(Must be a section that you actually play on)

Flutes – Confluence 70-93, Fate of the Gods 192-207

Oboe – Confluence 70-93, Fate of the Gods 192-207

Clarinets – Confluence 70-93, Fate of the Gods 192-207

Bass Clarinet – Confluence – 36-52, Fate of the Gods 188-202

Alto Saxophone – Confluence 44-60, Fate of the Gods 192-207

Tenor Saxophone – Confluence 36-52,Fate of the Gods 163-179

Bari Saxophone – Confluence 36-52, Fate of the Gods 188-202

Trumpet – Confluence 94-112, Fate of the Gods 189-207

French Horn – Confluence 95-112, Fate of the Gods 189-207

Trombone – Confluence 95-112, Fate of the Gods 188-207

Baritone – Confluence 48-60, Fate of the Gods 188-202

Tuba – Confluence 48-60, Fate of the Gods 188-202

Mallets – Confluence 10-22, Fate of the Gods 234-249

Snare – Confluence 114-133, Fate of the Gods 241-249

New Music for Hershey

December 14th, 2010

Okay, you asked for it! Here is a sneak peak at 3 of the pieces we will be performing at Hershey in May. I think you’re going to love working on these. GIve them a good listen and let me know what you think.