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 Hi, GCMS Band Family!
This website will be kept as up-to-date as possible during online school.  
Please feel free to contact your band teachers via email if there's anything we can do to support your child's continuing music education!

Watch this wonderful video about Middleton High School Band!!!

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Many more photos coming soon!

Mount Horeb Jazz Festival

                        
                                                          Woodwind Master Class                                                        Percussion Master Class

                      
                                                                    Bass Masterclass                                                                Brass Masterclass
                                                                                     

UW Whitewater Trombone Day on Sun., Jan. 26!
GCMS trombone students Lily Giefer and Addie Gruver had fun trying out the bass trombones and hearing Dr. Martin McCain perform!      




UW Whitewater Woodwind Mania Day on Sat., Jan. 25!
GCMS woodwind students Kevin Wu, Haroon Shazad, Nathan Kwon, Joseph Lee, Christian Hoyer, Robert Hung, Keri McKee, Mazvita Dossa, Sarah Kelly, Izzy Cash, Celia Nichols, and Jack Johnson (not pictured Courtney Leggin) enjoyed master classes, playing in small ensembles, and listening to professionals, and going out for pizza!


TubaChristmas at the State Capitol on Saturday, December 7!
GCMS tuba/euphonium students included Isaac Nichols, Karl Schaefer, Clay Kreimeier, along with MHS students and several family members.

UW-Whitewater Horn Festival on Saturday, November 16!
Left to right: 8th grade Ben Pralat, 5th grader Hunter St. Clair, 8th grader Laina Gustafson

GCMS 6th grader, Asha Chakravartula, and Kromrey 8th grader, Isha Chilukuri, performed in a concert on Saturday, November 2 with the Madison Flute Club's Youth Flute Choir!
GCMS 6th grader Asha Chakravartula and Kromrey 8th grader Isha Chilukuri 
performed in a concert on Saturday, November 2 with the Madison Flute Club's Youth Flute Choir!

GCMS flute players enjoying the Wisconsin Flute Festival in April 2019!

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Mrs. Vanderbloemen (far right) and Mrs. Spahn from Park School (second from right) accepting donations from the Rosemary Garfoot Public Library from their summer reading challenge "Reading Rocks!"  Each school received a donation from the library and one from the program's sponsor, Heid Music, to support our music programs at the three Cross Plains schools.  Each summer, kids read library books to raise money for a local fundraiser, and this year they chose local school music programs.  Thank you, Catherine Baer (far right) and the Cross Plains library and thank you to Heid Music!!!


7th Grade Band Fest at MHS - Nov. 29, 2016

Mrs. Hammes & Mrs. Vanderbloemen attended the Wisconsin State Music Conference on October 27 & 28.
Mrs. Hammes & Mrs. Vanderbloemen attended the
Wisconsin State Music Conference on October 27 & 28 at Monona Terrace in Madison.
They attended professional development sessions led by state and national leaders in music education
and attended performances by Wisconsin music students and their teachers.

Mrs. Vanderbloemen, Mr. Barsness, and Mrs. Hammes welcome students back to school!