THE BAND PROGRAM 2015 - 2016 Dave Messick Band Director Wilde Lake Middle School.

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<p>THE BAND PROGRAM 2012 - 2013</p> <p>THE BAND PROGRAM2015 - 2016Dave MessickBand DirectorWilde Lake Middle School</p> <p>BraedenBrooks</p> <p>3BAND CLASSESFull Band Rehearsals Every Day50 MinutesEmbedded In The Academic ScheduleConcert Band and Wind Ensemble RepertoireSection Rehearsals Once A Week50 MinutesPull Out Schedule From All Classes5 Week R0tataionGrading PolicyFull Band Participation40%Sectional Participation25%Performance Assessments25%Home Practice10%</p> <p>5Come To Class With:AgendaInstrumentMusic &amp; FolderMethod BookPencil6Practice MethodWarm UpRepertoireCount and ClapName the NotesFinger and NamePerformHome PracticeAll students are expected to practice a minimum of 6 days a week. </p> <p>There is no time requirement for practicing!</p> <p>Students will complete the weekly practice chart based on the success of each practice session. </p> <p>Practice charts must be signed by a parent in order to be valid for credit.</p> <p>8Dennis Mercer9/3/15Momma MercerBlue Book P. 10Mini &amp; TonicBlue Book P. 10Scale Pattern 1</p> <p>Blue Book P. 10Major Scale</p> <p>NONONOYESNONOYESYESNOYESYESNOYESYESYESYESYESYESRequired MaterialsAll Students Must Have the Correct Method Book10</p> <p>Concert BandAccent on AchievementSymphonic Band &amp; Wind Ensemble Foundations from Superior PerformanceRequired MaterialsAll Students Must Have the Correct Method Book</p> <p>Instrument</p> <p>Music Stand</p> <p>Smart Music OR Tuner &amp; Metronome12Smart MusicStudents can read their sheet music for Band on the computer screen.Students play along with professional recordings of the piece.Program tells the students which notes were played correctly and which were wrong.Program detects intonation and rhythmic inaccuracies.Mr. Messick can monitor student activity with the program!SMART MUSIC Software for Band</p> <p>PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENTSMonthly Playing Tests On Material From the Syllabus</p> <p>Quarterly reflections on professional, community, college, or high school instrumental performances. </p> <p>Concert UniformsThe Blue performing arts shirts are to be worn at all performances this year.The type of pants/skirts will be determined based on the level of formality of each performance.KhakisJeansBlackAll students are to buy a Blue performing arts shirt.Order forms are found on the band website.Shirts are $16.Orders will be collected the 1st week of school.Pay with credit card online if you wish.23Private LessonsWe live in an area rich with musical resources</p> <p>Visit the resources tab on the band website to find the howard county private teacher list24G/T Band &amp; All StateInformation is located under the G/T Band and All State tab on the WLMS Band Website.</p> <p>Please encourage your child to audition if he practices consistently and shows a moderate level of responsibility.</p> <p>Mr. Messick will give the final nomination.</p> <p>All Wind Ensemble students will take the audition this year.</p> <p>Extra Credit is awarded to students who take auditions.2526</p> <p>Solo and Ensemble FestivalALL STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE.</p> <p>One great performance opportunity.</p> <p>Students gain teamwork skills and refine their performance skills through the preparation for this event.</p> <p>Extra Credit is awarded to students who participate.28Helpful HintsThe best times to ask Mr. Messick a question are first thing in the morning or last thing in the afternoon.</p> <p>The Band Room should be the first stop in the morning and the last stop in the afternoon. Instruments are kept in the Band Room, not in lockers.29Parents: photocopy your kids music at first sight of it. (This will save time in the event your child loses his music.)</p> <p>Label EVERYTHING!!!!</p> <p>Take out a rider on your insurance policy if you own the instrument and it is of substantial value.</p> <p>Encourage your kids to practice and perform for the family often.</p> <p>30Performing Arts Boosters31wlmsband.weebly.comVisit Today!Entry Level Instruments</p> <p>FluteEtude Model EFL 100 Student Flute$150</p> <p>TrumpetEtude Model ETR 100 Student Trumpet$150</p> <p>TromboneEtude Model ETB 100 Student Trombone$150</p> <p>Alto SaxophoneEtude EAS 100 Student Alto Saxophone$400Retail Stores to Rent &amp; BuyMusic and Arts 9210 Baltimore National PikeEllicott City(410)</p> <p>Music and Arts11200 Old Scaggsville Rd #111Laurel(240)</p> <p>Retail Stores to Rent &amp; BuyMikes Music4872 Montgomery RoadEllicott City, MD 21043(410)</p> <p>Baltimore Brass Co.99 Mellor AvenueCatonsville, MD 21228(410)</p> <p>Retail Stores to Rent &amp; BuyWood Bridge Music Shop9251 Baltimore National PikeEllicott City, MD 21042(410) 203-9663</p> <p>Wood Bridge Music Shop5809 Clarksville Square Dr 103Clarksville, MD 21029(443) 535-9677</p> <p>Retail Stores to Rent &amp; BuyBills Music743 Frederick RoadCatonsville, MD 21228(410)</p> <p>Chuck Levins Washington Music Center11151 Veirs Mill RoadWheaton, MD 20902(301)</p> <p>Retail Stores to Rent &amp; BuyStus Music ShopMaryland 140Westminster(410)</p> <p>Stus Music Shop723 Baltimore BoulevardWestminster(410)</p> <p>Retail Stores to Rent &amp; BuyCoffey Music31 East Main StreetWestminster, MD 21157(410)</p> <p>Menchey Music Services, Inc.2444 Broad AvenueLutherville-Timonium(410)</p> <p>Buy From</p> <p>Practice ChartName_____________________________________ Date___________________</p> <p>Parent Signature____________________________</p> <p>Assignment Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday</p>


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