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Upcoming Events

date 11/13/2015 author Mike Stittsworth category Uncategorized comment Leave a comment

Upcoming events:
Saturday, November 14- NCIBA Middle School HB
Monday, November 16- Top of Iowa HB Festival
Friday, November 27- Lighted Christmas Parade
December date TBA- Concert Band clinic with NIACC Director, John Klemas
Tuesday, December 1- Pep Band
Tuesday, December 8- Pep Band
Thursday, December 10- Concert
Tuesday, December 15- Jazz Band Clinic, 7:30 a.m. With Mr. Kuehner
Tuesday, December 15- Pep Band
Thursday, December 17- JH Band Christmas carols at Rehab Center of Belmond during 4th period
December 10 Concert Dress: 
JH- Your BEST clothes
HS- Concert black. Girls, black concert dresses (provided); Guys, Black tuxedo jacket, bow tie (provided), Black pants, black socks, black shoes (CLEAN marching shoes).

JH/HS Band Schedule 11/9-11/14

date 11/06/2015 author Mike Stittsworth category Uncategorized comment Leave a comment

Junior High/High School Band Schedule 11/9-11/14

Monday, November 9
7:30 Jazz Band
8:10 Concert Band
10:49 JH Concert Band
Tuesday, November 10
7:30 Jazz Improvisation
8:10 Concert Band
10:49 JH Concert Band

Wednesday, November 11
7:30 Jazz Band
8:10 Concert Band (Gym)
9:40 JH/HS Released for Veteran's Day Program/Warm-up
10:00 Veteran's Day Program
10:50 JH Band move chairs/stands/equipment back to band room

Thursday, November 12
7:30 Jazz Improvisation
8:10 Concert Band
10:49 JH Concert Band

Friday, November 13
7:30 Jazz Band
8:10 Concert Band
10:49 JH Concert Band

Saturday, November 14
NCIBA Middle School Honor Band, Humboldt
(Caden, Wyatt, Austin, Emma)
7:15 Depart
5:00 Concert

NCIBA Middle School Honor Band Schedule

date 10/27/2015 author Mike Stittsworth category Uncategorized comment Leave a comment

NCIBA Middle School Honor Band Festival
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Humboldt Middle School/High School
1400 Wildcat Road, Humboldt, IA 50548

7:10 a.m.        Roll-call in JH/HS Band Hall/Load van

7:15 a.m.        Depart for Humboldt

8:15 a.m.        Arrive at Humboldt Middle School/High School-Register

Fritz Band                                      Mackey Band 
9:00 Rehearsal (Auditorium)             9:00 Auditions 
10:30 Auditions                               10:15 Rehearsal (MS Band Room) 
11:45 Rehearsal (Auditorium)            11:45 Lunch 
12:30 Lunch                                     12:30 Rehearsal (Auditorium) 
1:15 Rehearsal (MS Band Room)             
3:45 Break                                       3:45 Break 
4:30 HS Band Room (Tune)               4:30 Auditorium (Tune) 
5:00 Concert                                    5:00 Concert

6:00 p.m.         Load and depart Humboldt

7:00 p.m.        Arrive at B-K High School

-Students are requested to please dress up (NO JEANS PLEASE)! Rooms will be provided for changing into dress clothes prior to the concert. There will be a $3.00 adult and $2.00 student admission charge for the evening concert. 

-All students will homeroom in the Gymnasium. You may leave coats and cases in that area.
-Lunch (pizza/pop) will be provided along with an afternoon snack.
-If you plan to attend the concert and have your student ride home with you, please bring me a note signed by Mr. Dockstader prior to the date. ONLY parents are allowed to pick them up. Please see me before leaving with the student.
-There are 100 of the best middle school musicians from the area in each band so it will be a great experience for the students.
-My contact info: cell- 432-294-1777; email-

Lighted Christmas Parade

date 10/27/2015 author Mike Stittsworth category Uncategorized comment Leave a comment

Students/Parents,

This year the Band will participate in the Lighted Christmas Parade. Any JH students who are interested may play along with the HS Band. The parade is Friday, November 27. I am unsure of the start time at this point. Check back for further updates.

Thursday, October 15

date 10/07/2015 author Mike Stittsworth category Uncategorized comment Leave a comment

Parents,

The Junior High and High School Bands will rehearse together on Thursday, October 15 from 8:00-8:30 a.m. The JH students will then go to the second half 1st period. If possible, please plan on being to school by 7:50 to get ready fro rehearsal to begin at 8:00. If you have any questions, please contact me.

Schedule for 10/12-10/16

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Monday- Football Music. Students will take a combined picture with high school band and any available band parents at 8:45.

Tuesday- Football Music

Wednesday- Football Music

Thursday- 8:00-8:30 a.m. rehearsal with HS Band in auditorium. On football field during 4th period.

Friday- On football field with HS Band  during 4th period. 
6:20 ready with instrument in band room, 6:50 National Anthem and School Song. Halftime Viva la Vida, Dynamite and School Song. Done approximately 8:30 p.m.

Friday, October 16 JH/HS BAND

date 10/01/2015 author Mike Stittsworth category Uncategorized comment Leave a comment

Dear Parent/Guardian,

     On Friday, October 16 the Junior High Band will be performing with the High School Band during pregame and halftime. The combined group will perform the Star Spangled Banner followed by the school fight song. They will sit with the HS Band in the stands during the first half and play the school song each time we score. At Halftime, the combined group will perform Viva La Vida, Dynamite and the school song. This is a great opportunity for the Junior High Band to perform for members of the community who do not attend concerts. The students should wear jeans, BK t-shirt and a jacket.

SCHEDULE: Friday, October 16
6:20 p.m.    With instruments, seated in band hall.
6:40 p.m.    Move to the stadium
6:50 p.m.      Star Spangled Banner
6:55 p.m.     School fight song
7:00 p.m.    Sit in Stands with HS Band
8:15 p.m.      (approximate time), Combined halftime performance

Please contact me with any questions. email:
office: 641-444-4300 ext. 233

NCIBA Middle School Honor Band

date 09/24/2015 author Mike Stittsworth category Uncategorized comment Leave a comment

Congratulations to 8th grade band students Wyatt Heideman, Emma Schroeder and Caden Sifert on being selected to the 2015 NCIBA Middle School Honor Band!

Friday, October 16 JH/HS BAND

date 09/08/2015 author Mike Stittsworth category Uncategorized comment Leave a comment

Dear Parent/Guardian,
 
           On Friday, October 16 the Junior High Band will be performing with the High School Band during pregame and halftime. The combined group will perform the Star Spangled Banner followed by the school fight song. They will sit with the HS Band in the stands during the first half. At Halftime, they will perform Viva La Vida and TBD. This is a great opportunity for the Junior High Band to perform for members of the community who do not attend concerts. The students should wear jeans and a BK t-shirt and a jacket.
 
SCHEDULE: Friday, October 16
          6:20 p.m.    With instruments, seated in band hall.
6:40 p.m.    Move to the stadium
          6:50 p.m.    Star Spangled Banner
          6:55 p.m.    School fight song
7:00 p.m.    Sit in Stands with HS Band
8:15 p.m.    (approximate time), Combined halftime performance
 
Please contact me with any questions. email: mike.stittsworth@bkcsd.org
office: 641-444-4300 ext. 233


 

Warm-up #3 Quiz

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Tuesday, September 8: Flute/Percussion Quiz (Completed, Great Job!)

Thursday, September 10: Brass Quiz

Friday, September 11: Clarinet/Saxophone Quiz