Welcome to Mr. Kluge's WMS Band Page

2018/2019 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

Thursday, October 25th, 7pm: Fall Concert
Wednesday, December 5th, 7pm: Winter Concert
Saturday, February 23rd: Solo & Ensemble Contest
Saturday, March 9th: Fine Arts Festival
Thursday, April 25th - Friday, April 26th: Band Tour
Wednesday, May 1st: Spring Concert
Wednesday, May 22nd: Drumline performs @ McDonald's
Thursday, May 23rd: Jazz Ensemble District Tour
Thursday, July 4th: Westchester 4th of July Parade

*Additional Performance Opportunities May Be Added*






Newsflash: 
  • REHEARSAL SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 20th:                                                                 Monday the 20th- No School for Students                     Tuesday the 21st- No School for Students                     Wednesday the 22nd- First Day; No Rehearsal         Thursday the 23rd- Concert Band Rehearsal @ 7:15     Friday the 24th- Symphonic Band Rehearsal @ 7:15                                                                                        *If participating in the BREAKFAST PROGRAM, please arrive at 7am. You will have from 7am to 7:10am to eat your breakfast.  You will not leave rehearsal early to eat breakfast.                                                      *When arriving for rehearsal, please get dropped off on Canterbury.  Enter the building through the 7th grade door (entrance #12).                                          *Students should arrive for rehearsal between 7am and 7:10am.  ALL STUDENTS must be in their seat, ready to rehearse, at 7:15am to receive full credit.     
  • JAZZ ENSEMBLE AUDITIONS for new students to jazz take place on Monday, August 27th, @ 7:15am.  Audition music is posted in the file cabinet and an audio link for the music is posted in Audio/Video.     
  • PLEASE GO TO YOUR APP STORE and get the free "BANDMATE" app for your smartphone or tablet.
  • ALL WMS BAND STUDENTS need a free Smartmusic account.  Here are the instructions for signing up:     SMART MUSIC SIGN-UP INSTRUCTIONS COMING SOON!
  • Subscribe to my YouTube channel, the "BandKluge" Channel!
  • Please "LIKE" and "FOLLOW" the "Arts Thrive in the Westchester Public Schools" Facebook Page.
  • SIGN-UP INSTRUCTIONS FOR "REMIND" TEXTS:               Symphonic Band Remind                                              Concert Band Remind                                                  Jazz Ensemble Remind
     
For more information, please see sidebar links to the left      or  scroll down.





SYMPHONIC BAND INFORMATION

Zero Hour Rehearsal Schedule:

Tuesdays & Fridays at 7:15 a.m.  PLEASE ARRIVE BETWEEN 7:00 a.m. & 7:10 a.m. Students need to be in their seat and READY TO REHEARSE at 7:15 a.m. 

S.B. PRACTICING ASSIGNMENTS                                        Smartmusic Assignments
CONCERT BAND INFORMATION

Zero Hour Rehearsal Schedule:  
 
Wednesdays & Thursdays at 7:15 a.m. PLEASE ARRIVE BETWEEN 7:00 a.m. & 7:10 a.m. Students need to be in their seat and READY TO REHEARSE at 7:15 a.m.

C.B. PRACTICING ASSIGNMENTS                                          Smartmusic Assignments                                                                                      
JAZZ ENSEMBLE INFORMATION

Zero Hour Rehearsal Schedule:  

Mondays at 7:15 a.m.  PLEASE ARRIVE BETWEEN 7:00 a.m. & 7:10 a.m. Students need to be in their seat and READY TO REHEARSE at 7:15 a.m.  

*Jazz Ensemble will also meet daily during "E Period". 

JAZZ PRACTICING ASSIGNMENTS 

*Audition Music for interested NEW members is posted in the file cabinet.  The audio for the music can be found under the audio/video link.  AUDITIONS TAKE PLACE MONDAY, AUGUST 27TH @ 7:15AM.