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Laurel Ridge Middle School Bands

Greg Angeloni, Beg. & Int. Band Teacher

Mike Dyer, Adv. Band Teacher

LRMS Band office 503-825-5859

2016-17 Band Handbook

LRMS Performance Dates PDF

Click here for pdf of Rose Festival Junior Parade info.

The LR Marching Band  has two after school practices:

Thursday 6/1 from 3 to 4 pm

Monday 6/5 from 3 to 4 pm

LRMS Band Events

MS School Band Bingo

 Thank you to our Band Booster MS liaisons and volunteers for making Band Bingo a success!

LRMS Liaison – Jodi Dotson –

SMS Liaison – Meghan Jackson – 

Thank you to our 2016 Band Bingo night sponsors who donated prizes, cash or donation in kind to help make the event a success. Please patronize their businesses and tell them that you appreciate their support of MS Band:

Artizan Salon

Baja Fresh

BB Management


Creative Sister

Dutch Bros.

Jersey Mike’s

Kim Allen



Mud Puddles

Nature’s Pet

Panda Express

Railroad St. Antique Mall

Rizzo Winery

Rose’s Restaurant

Senestraro Family Orthodontics

Sherwood Center for the Arts

Sherwood Dance Academy

Sherwood Ice Arena

Smiles Northwest

Tad Schroeder


Four ways to tie a necktie:

How to Tie a Tie four different ways

Playing Tests & Retakes

Students may retake playing tests AFTER working on items that were noted on their test papers.  I typically give feedback to students regarding what items could use improvement, or what next steps there are as they continue to progress.  As I tell my students, a retake is not about rolling the dice and seeing if you get a better score.  It is about working to improve, and then demonstrating that you have improved and have earned a better score. 

 Students have until the end of the trimester for retakes, but I would prefer that students work on the assigned skills in a timely manner, and arrange retakes within a week or so of the test if possible so that their skill level stays with where the class should be.

Sherwood Middle School Band
Mike Dyer, Band Teacher

SMS Band Office 503-825-5459

2016-17 Band Handbook

SMS Performance Dates PDF

Beginning Band Practice mp3's

SMS Spring Concert Tuesday June 6, 2017

7:00 p.m.

This concert is at LRMS
(due to the recent water damage 
to the SMS gym floor)

SMS Band Parents: 
Payment for books, ties and school instrument rentals will be handled thru Mr. Dyer.  Last year we tried using the online payment system and too many items never got paid for.  Checks are best and should be made out to Sherwood Middle School.  Thank you!

Brass Lip Slur Series

Tbn: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Fhn (All T) O, 2, 1, 12, 23, 13, 123

Three Valve Brass O, 2, 1, 12, 23, 13, 123

SMS Band