A big thank you to Jordan Schellinkhout for helping to design our new band logo seen above!!! Spirit wear items will be available this Fall!


THE STORE IS OPEN 3-3 to 3-17 start shopping by clicking below!!!!


This Week 2/27-3/3

3/1       Medical forms due

3/2       Jazz Band Rehearsal 2:45 - 4:15

                        Saxophones 4:15 – 5:00

3/3       Strayer MS Jazz Festival


This Week 3/6-3/10


3/8       SCALE EXAMS DUE by 11:59pm

3/9       Jazz Band Rehearsal 2:45 - 4:15

                        NO SECTIONAL


3/1/17              Hershey Park medical forms due

3/3/17              Scale Exams Video submission due date

5/4/17              Iron Pigs TRIP for 7th and 8th grade will be

5/6/17              8th graders ONLY will be going to Hershey Park

5/10/17            Jazz Concert for Art Show

5/12/17            Spring Band Concert at PHS

5/24/17            1st Biannual “Friends of Jazz” Clinic and Concert @ OMS             


Link to the NEW Jazz Band Blog:

Click Here!!

FOR A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE OMS BAND PROGRAM, AS WELL AS ALL PROCEDURES, please click on the link to the left called, "OMS Handbook." It will hopefully answer any and all questions you might have about the groups.

The 2016-2017 District Band Solos are located underneath the "District Band Opportunities" link to the left More information about elementary and intermediate district band will be made available as soon as I receive it.

ROTATIONAL LESSONS take place during marking periods 1, 3, 4, and 6, every student enrolled in band will receive one instrumental group lesson each 6-day cycle. Please note that these lessons DO NOT appear on a student's class schedule. They are available using the "6th Grade Lesson Schedules" or "7th/8th Grade Lesson Schedules" links to the left or as paper copies in the OMS Band Room. Students need their instruments on their lesson day.

DURING MARKING PERIODS 2 AND 5 students will attend Band Class during the period that is listed on their school schedule. There are no rotational lessons during these marking periods.

can be found by clicking on the appropriate link to the left under either 6th Grade Band or 7th/8th Grade Band headings. Students are asked to attend only 5 after school practices before each concert to prepare for our performance. 

Monetary Problems:
If money is an issue for you please do not hesitate to contact me. Everything will ALWAYS be kept completely confidential, and no questions will be asked. We work on an honor system and completely understand that some people cannot afford a book, an instrument rental, or supplies. We will absolutely accommodate any and all situations; no student will be deprived of the opportunity to be in band. We cannot guarantee a student will be able to play the instrument they want, but if they want to be in the band we will get them an instrument, and teach them how to play. If a student cannot keep up with their schoolwork, or is a disruption to our program, action will be taken that is in the best interest of that student, and the students around them.


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