VOLUNTEERS NEEDED If you would like to volunteer in our band program (or anywhere else in the Vancouver School District) you need to have this form on file in the office. The form is good for 2 years.
We will need help at several events throughout the year. Please let Mr. Bryan know if you are interested!
Interesting Article About Music & The Brain ScienceDaily (Oct. 2, 2008) — Supporting what many of us who are not musically talented have often felt, new research reveals that trained musicians really do think differently than the rest of us.
High School Music and College Success This article from a professor at Whitworth University explains:
1. Why it is important to participate in 4 years of high school band.
2. Even at a selective university, band students have higher GPAs than non-band students.
3. Students can participate in college music programs – even if they are not music majors. They DO have the time!
JAZZ BAND EVENTS
"F" = Focus
"23" = Level 23
"1" = Level 1
"C" = Jazz Combos
Swing Dance! 1, 23, F
Jazz Combo Night, 1, 23, F
Focus Jazz Students will perform at this event.
8:00pm (call time to be determined)
Focus Jazz Combo Playing at a Niche Night in February
Middle School Trombones Marching in Long Beach, WA