Advanced Band Pep Band Game
Tuesday, January 28, 5:45 pm
All 7th/8th grade band students will be playing with the HS Pep Band for the Girls Varsity basketball game vs. Shelbyville
Students should be in the HS Band Room ready to play by 5:45 pm
See more info here
ISSMA Solo & Ensemble
Saturday, February 1
New Palestine Intermediate School
All band students will be participating in ISSMA Solo & Ensemble Contest on Saturday, February 1 between 8am-3pm.
Times and more information will be available in mid-January.
Students in this group are learning to play their instruments for the first time. Comprised of 6th grade students, this band focuses on learning proper playing technique as well as strategies for reading music.
This ensemble includes 7th and 8th grade students who are continuing into their second or third year of band. These students begin to study more advanced music and playing techniques.
This is an optional ensemble for students in grades 7 and 8. Students meet outside of the school day and begin to learn music in jazz and rock styles.
Extra Credit Performance Opportunities
Students may earn extra credit by attending professional or collegiate performances outside of school and filling out the Extra Credit form found under "Resources" below. These can include performances by bands, orchestras, choirs, jazz ensembles, percussion ensembles, drum corps, operas, ballets, and more. If you have questions about what performances qualify for extra credit, just ask Mr. Shepherd. Click below for some upcoming performances in the area.