TEAGUE  BAND 	Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.  ~Ludwig Von Beethoven Gary Bottomley     Director of Bands
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Welcome to the Teague Band Program!  This website was created to familiarize you with the many aspects of the  program, and to ensure an enjoyable and educationally rewarding musical  experience.  I realize you are deluged with reading material from the school at  the beginning of the year, but PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO LOOK  THROUGH THE WEBSITE!     The Band Handbook is a MUST READ.  After you have read the Handbook,  please print and sign the last page and return it to me.  Band students will be  held accountable for the information contained therein, so please keep it handy  for future reference. You may download the entire Handbook from this site. Band is an elective and selective course. It differs from the general music class,  or any other course on the enrichment wheel. In that, we seek to develop and  put to use a SKILL. It involves learning math concepts and applying them  (rhythm), learning and applying a new system of notation, developing fine motor  skills, developing our ability to really hear, and becoming sensitive: to the  sounds we make, to the sounds others make, to the musical demands of the  piece. It requires cooperation with a large team of musicians, working together  toward a common goal. In addition, of course it also requires extra practice at  home, occasional after school rehearsals and performances, and investment in  an instrument. Band involves responsibility to the group. The sound each  student makes changes the sound of the entire group. One student can literally  ruin the sound of an entire 80-piece band!   ..read more. DONATIONS TO THE BAND Teague Band is accepting uniform parts and cash donations for those not  participating in our fundraisers.  Also, check out teagueband.inkraiser.com for  discount of 40 to 70% off all your printing supplies. ~ ~ TEAGUE TIGERS ROCK! ~ ~ The Next Step - Patriot Marching Band The marching band is composed of members from  the Symphonic Band I, Symphonic Band II,  Symphonic Band III, Instrumental Techniques, the  Color Guard, and the Dance Team.  The marching  band is a musical unit organized to provide education and entertainment for football games, pep rallies, band festivals, parades and  concerts.  This group is an important part of the instrumental music education  program at Lake Brantley High School.  Membership requires TOTAL  DEDICATION, MAXIMUM EFFORT and COMPLETE INVOLVEMENT in all  aspects of marching, playing and performance. The LBHS Symphonic Bands are opened to students with previous  instruction in wind and percussion instruments.  They consist of modern wind  band instrumentation and provides instruction in common-practice period and  twentieth century wind literature and transcriptions.  The bands meet (for credit)  throughout the entire year and perform several concerts and festivals each  year.
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