WILDCAT BAND

Wildcat Band

TRUMPET PLAYER

Trumpet Player

TRUMPET SECTION

Trumpet Section

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC ELECTIVE PROGRAM

Instrumental Music Elective Program

The band program at RMS is a sequential, performance based, California State Content Standards driven course where students progress in their development on a musical instrument through participation in four levels of instruction: Beginning Band, Intermediate Band, Concert Band and Wildcat Band.

Beginning Band
This class is for students with very limited or no previous experience on woodwind, brass or percussion instruments. Instruction is geared to provide students with basic rhythmic skills, note reading competency, fingerings and characteristic tone production. It is open to sixth, seventh and eighth grade students and is a yearlong class. Attendance at rehearsals and performances is required.

Intermediate Band and Concert Band
The intermediate Band and Concert Band are open to students with one or more years of experience, or by audition. Selection to Intermediate Band or Concert Band is made at the end of the previous year through a competitive audition. Instruction on woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments emphasizes development of advanced performance techniques, scales, rhythms, notation, terminology, stylistic interpretation and historical significance. These groups are open to all grade levels. Attendance at rehearsals and performances is required for participation.

Wildcat Band
The Wildcat Band is the advanced performance group at Roosevelt Middle School. Selection is through audition and permission of the instructor. This group stresses the continued development of technique, musicianship and advanced performance practices. The Wildcat Band represents the Instrumental Music Program at school and community functions. Students are expected to display a high degree of responsibility in all of their class work in order to participate in these special activities. Attendance at rehearsals and performances is required.

Our Goals

  • To provide an environment that develops creativity, self-expression, self-confidence and personal discipline.
  • To develop an appreciation of music and an understanding of music fundamentals by becoming skilled in playing a musical instrument.
  • To promote a positive self-image and feeling of self-worth through individual
    accomplishment and group success.
  • To develop self-discipline, organizational skills, responsibility and the ability
    to cooperate with others.

BAND CALENDAR

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
December 27, no eventsDecember 28, no eventsDecember 29, no eventsDecember 30, no eventsDecember 31, no eventsJanuary 01, no eventsJanuary 02, no events
January 03, no eventsJanuary 04, no eventsJanuary 05, no eventsJanuary 06, no eventsJanuary 07, no eventsJanuary 08, no eventsJanuary 09, no events
January 10, no eventsJanuary 11, no eventsJanuary 12, no eventsJanuary 13, no eventsJanuary 14, no eventsJanuary 15, no eventsJanuary 16, no events
January 17, no eventsJanuary 18, no eventsJanuary 19, no eventsJanuary 20, no eventsJanuary 21, no eventsJanuary 22, no eventsJanuary 23, no events
January 24, no eventsJanuary 25, no eventsToday, January 26, no eventsJanuary 27, no eventsJanuary 28, no eventsJanuary 29, no eventsJanuary 30, no events
January 31, no eventsFebruary 01, no eventsFebruary 02, no eventsFebruary 03, no eventsFebruary 04, no eventsFebruary 05, no eventsFebruary 06, no events

WINTER CONCERT

Winter Concert

CONCERT BAND

Concert Band

BEGINNING BAND FLUTES

Beginning Band Flutes

HOMEWORK

DAILY AGENDA