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. SUMMER BAND CAMP 2015 Summer Band Camp is fast approaching. The dates are Mondays through Thursdays, June 8 through 25.  The concert will be on Thursday, June 25 at 7:00 p.m. in the Teague Gymnasium. Registration Forms for both Beginning and Advanced Bands are availale to download here.   For more information, please contact either Mr. Bottomley (Teague MS) or Mrs. Waldo (Rock Lake MS). 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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