Western Middle School Band

2017-2018

When: Tuesday, May 22nd at 6:30pm (this is a change from the original date of May 1st)

Where: Western Alamance High School Auditorium

Arrival Time:

6th Grade: 6:15pm

7th Grade: 6:30pm

8th Grade: 7:00pm

Starting Times:

6th Grade: 6:30pm

7th Grade: 6:50pm

8th Grade: 7:15pm

Dress for each concert is as follows (also listed in the band handbook):

Boys: Black dress shoes (no tennis shoes)

Black dress socks

Black dress pants (no jeans or shorts)

Black belt

White dress shirt

Neck tie (bow ties are acceptable)

Girls: Black dress shoes (no tennis shoes)

Black dress pants or black skirt (school appropriate length)

White dress shirt

*School Dress code applies to concert attire!

This is a required event for all band students.


Director Bio:

The Western Middle School band is under the direction of Patrick Bennington. Mr. Bennington has taught at WMS for the past 15 years. He earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from UNC-Greensboro in 2001. He also earned a Master of Music degree in Music Education from UNC-Greensboro in 2012. He is currently working on the Ph.D. degree in Music Education.

As a music education researcher, Mr. Bennington has published in the Music Educators Journal. He has also presented research at the North Carolina Music Educators Association Conference in Winston-Salem, NC; the National Association for Music Education National Conference in Dallas, TX; and the Hawaii International Conference on Education in Honolulu, HI.


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