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Welcome to the Quinn Middle School Band Website.

Home to 5th grade band, 6th grade band, 7th grade band, and 6th/7th Grade Jazz Band

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5th GRADE HOMEWORK

Week of 2/5: Standard of Excellence (book 1) by Bruce Pearson: #87, 89, 91;  Page 42 concert Bb scale; 1,1-2-1 warmup.

Concert music to practice: Blue Danube Waltz &  Dragon Dance (https://www.jwpepper.com/Dragon-Dance/10094814.item#/)
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Upcoming Fundraising Events
Looking ahead to the parent/teacher conferences, I wanted to request help with the QMS bake sale. Please consider signing up to help us out on March 7th and March 8th!
Students will receive extra credit for volunteering their time to help run the sale. The link is below:
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090b4aa9ae23a6fb6-parent

On Thurs, March 9th we will be having a fundraiser at the Hudson Papa Ginos from 4-9pm. Families that order using our flier will have 20% of your order total donated back to the QMS music program. Please consider placing an order the evening of Parent/Teacher Conferences! Fliers will be going home in Thurs folders on March 1st, but a copy is also available on the QMS homepage and below:
https://docs.google.com/a/hudson.k12.ma.us/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=aHVkc29uLmsxMi5tYS51c3xxdWlubi1taWRkbGUtc2Nob29sfGd4OjdiMjMzNjQzYmM4ZTBhZWU


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Upcoming Concerts
BAND FEST, grades 5-12: March 14th at Hudson High School, 6:20pm call time and 7pm start time.
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Things Students Should Have:
(5th grade only) **Standard of Excellence, Book 1 by Bruce Pearson**
**at least 3 extra reeds in clarinet/oboe/saxophone/bassoon cases**
**SWAB for instrument (which should be used after each practice session for flutes/oboes/clarinets/saxophones/bassoons)**
**cork grease for clarinets & saxes**
**valve or slide oil for brass instruments**
**lesson book for continued progress on instrument**
**tuner**
**metronome**




"When people listen to music together, their neurons actually fire synchronously," says Daniel Levitin, Ph. D., a neuroscientist and musician. "For reasons scientists don't completely understand, this triggers the release of oxytocin, a hormone that helps you feel more tightly bonded to one another."




Michelle Drapeau
Quinn Middle School
978-567-6210
mdrapeau@hudson.k12.ma.us

LAST UPDATED: 2/14/18


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