Band

IMEA Festival & Clinic 2020

The Parkview Concert and Symphonic Bands traveled to Scribner Middle School to perform at the Indiana Music Education Association Festival & Clinic over the weekend.  Approximately ninety 7th & 8th grade band students performed three pieces for a receptive audience, then received a brief rehearsal clinic from the judge/clinician.  The clinician for this year’s festival was Assistant Professor of Conducting …

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IMEA Festival & Clinic Information 2020

Dear parents, The date is approaching for our festival performance of 2020!  As this exciting event draws nearer, I’d like to bring a few things to your attention: The date of the festival is Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Scribner Middle School in New Albany, IN.  Our calendar has included the date and location of this event since August, and …

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2019-2020 Band Donation Drive

Click here to get a copy of the Donation Drive letter sent home to students. The Band Program has a number of required expenses to meet the educational needs of our students.  Our current focus is updating our percussion section, replacing poor quality instruments, and expanding materials for our jazz program.  Below are just a few specific examples of inventory …

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Important Information about 6th Grade Band

  To: Parents of Incoming Parkview Sixth Grade Band Students Your soon-to-be-sixth grade son or daughter has signed up to be part of the Parkview Middle School Band Program!   Although most students already signed up for an instrument rental back in February, there is still a significant number of students that did not attend the instrument try-out night.  If …

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Private Lessons Information

Private lessons are an excellent way to stay in shape over summer break.  Students that take private lessons almost always surpass their peers and become the best musicians in the entire band!  Continue lessons in the Fall and Spring for increased results. Private lessons are NOT just for students that are struggling.  ALL students can benefit from taking lessons. Below is a …

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Spring Band Concert Information 2019

The date is approaching for the last concert of the 2018-2019 school year!  This year’s Spring Concert features a celebration of color, with the majority of the music relating to different colors of the rainbow!  As this exciting event draws nearer, I’d like to bring a few things to your attention: The date of the concert is Tuesday, May 14, …

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IMEA Festival & Clinic

The Parkview Symphonic Band traveled to Scribner Middle School to perform at the Indiana Music Education Association Festival & Clinic over the week.  Approximately seventy 7th & 8th grade band students performed three pieces for a receptive audience, then received a brief rehearsal clinic from the judge/clinician.  The clinician for this year’s festival was the IMEA President, Chris Taylor.  In …

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IMEA Festival & Clinic Information 2019

The date is approaching for our festival performance of 2019!  As this exciting event draws nearer, I’d like to bring a few things to your attention: The date of the festival is Saturday, March 2, 2019.  Our calendar has included the date and location of this event since August, and we have discussed it in class with the students almost …

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Instrument Try-Out Night 2019

Instrument Try-Out Night Monday, February 11, 2019 Drop-in anytime from 4-7 PM Parkview Middle School (Enter the back doors of the middle school—Door #9) On this night, students will “test-drive‟ the instruments they are interested in learning!  The band teacher will be available to meet and answer any questions you may have.  Representatives from Conrad Music Service will be present …

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All-Region Honor Band 2018

Congratulations to Eli Brown, Nate Edwards, Anna Hardin, and Caleb Trimble for their participation in the Indiana Bandmasters All-Region Honor Band on Sunday, November 11, 2018! The All-Region Honor Band consists of approximately eighty 7th, 8th, and 9th-grade students.  The ensemble only has one rehearsal before performing a concert the next day, which truly demonstrates the talent and musicianship of …

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