WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL! This is my second year teaching at MacFarland, and I have high hopes and grand plans for success. Our winter concert is Tuesday, December 12th at 7PM at the beautiful Bordentown Performing Arts Center located in the high school.
The November band lesson schedule can be found by clicking the link to the left (or bottom of the page if you're on a mobile device). To find your child's group letter, click the pdf to the left and look it up by homeroom then first name.
Before school band schedule: Students may report as early as 7:30. Please arrive early enough to START at 7:45.
Tuesday 11/14 Beginner Woodwinds
Wednesday 11/15 Intermediates
Thursday 11/16 Beginner Brass/Percussion
Tuesday 11/21 FULL Beginner Band (gym)
Wednesday 11/22 Intermediates
Tuesday 11/28 FULL Beginner Band (gym)
Wednesday 11/23 Intermediates
Tuesday 12/5 FULL Beginner Band (gym)
Wednesday 12/6 Intermediates
Woodwinds are flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone; brass is trumpet, French horn, trombone, baritone; and percussion is bells, drums, and all the auxiliary instruments like cowbell, bongos, bass drum, toms, jingle bells, claves, castanets, et cetera, et cetera...
DRESS REHEARSAL in school on Tuesday December 12th. ALL band and orchestra students need their music and instruments that day and will be taking a short field trip to the high school before lunch. You can wear regular clothes at this time.
Please arrive no earlier than 6:45 for the concert. Wear a white top and black bottoms with comfortable shoes.
5th graders will be dismissed after the instrumental portion of the night, while 4th graders perform in the chorus.
Click the link to the left/bottom called "Beginning Band Bootcamp" to view helpful videos about the basics of many instruments.
Interested in playing flute? Click the link to the left called "How to Make a Sound on the Flute" to watch an informative and fun video.
Ever wonder about the rhythm of your food? Click the link to the left for a fun worksheet!
Bordentown Regional High School's Marching Scotties (which includes students from Bordentown Regional Middle School) are performing a funky, modern show called Outside the Box this year! We perform at varsity football games and many competitions throughout September, October, and early November. Wear your brightest colors and come support us! Go Scotties!
Mrs. Cheryl Stallworth-Glitz (Mrs. SG): email@example.com
Mr. Mike Montalto (middle and high school band director): firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Robert Vieira (district orchestra director): email@example.com
Mrs. Nancy Bender (CBS, MIS general music and chorus director): firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Daniel Kim (PMS general music and chorus director): email@example.com