Summer Bands at DMS

Fourth of July Marching Band - 2018

Schedule - Jun. 28, 29; Jul. 2, 3

Anticipated 2018 Summer Dates: June 30 through August 9. Concert August 10

Beginner Summer Band - 2017

Summer instruction is required for students new on an instrument, regardless of grade. This class is primarily for incoming 6th grade band students.

Schedule - Monday through Friday for 2 Weeks (Jul. 31-Aug. 4; Aug. 7-10)

  • Flutes: 8:00-8:45
  • Clarinets: 8:55-9:40
  • Saxophones: 9:50-10:35
  • Trumpets: 10:45-11:30
  • Trombones & Baritones: 11:35-12:20
  • Percussion: 12:30-1:15

Concert for All Beginners: Friday August 11, 12 PM, 5/6 Gym (call time 11:30)

7th and 8th Grade Summer Band - 2017

Summer 7th and 8th Grade Band is an opportunity for incoming 7th and 8th grade students to get back into the swing of playing. We will review concepts learned the previous year, put on a short concert with some new songs for your family, and then have a pizza party!

Schedule - Monday and Wednesday for 2 Weeks (Jul. 31, Aug. 2, 7, & 9)

  • 1:30-2:30 PM
    • Set-up will begin at 1:20. Please be set up and ready to play BY 1:30.

Concert for 7th and 8th Grade Band (with Jazz Band): Friday August 11, 1 PM, 5/6 Gym (call time 12:40)

Summer Jazz Band - 2017

Summer Jazz Band is an opportunity for incoming 7th graders interested in joining jazz band, 8th graders new to jazz band, or any jazz student from the previous year looking to brush up on their jazz skills. We will put on a short concert with some new songs for your family, and then have a pizza party!

There will be additional time set aside for rhythm section musicians (drum set, bass, piano, guitar) to practice.

Schedule - Monday through Thursday for 2 Weeks (Jul. 31-Aug. 3; Aug. 7-10)

  • 2:30-3:30 PM
  • ONLY Piano, Drum, Guitar, and Bass Students: Monday, July 31.
  • ALL students begin Tuesday, August 1

Concert for Jazz Band (with 7th and 8th Grade Summer Band): Friday August 11, 1 PM, 5/6 Gym (call time 12:40)