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BAND CAMP 2014

posted Jun 8, 2014, 5:39 AM by John Nista

Band Camp will begin tomorrow, Monday, June 9, 2014.

Here are a list of reminders:

1. Beginning band students are asked to report by 8:30 and no later than 8:45. We will demonstrate all instruments. Beginners will have an opportunity to play the various instruments and will choose the instrument of their choice. Instruments will be provide courtesy of All County Music for the two week period. Book and music stand is included in your fee. All beginners will be fed pizza, cookie and soda compliments of the RMS Band Parents at 11:30. We still have a few openings for Beginning Band students to enroll. Show up by 8:30 to fill out an application!

2. We are overbooked with student volunteers. It is too late for students to sign up as volunteers as we are overbooked. Students should have requested in writing to Mrs. Fox long ago. Students will be asked to leave camp if they show up without Mrs. Fox's permission!

3. Students in the Honors Band Camp will begin rehearsal in the Band Room with Mr. Garasi by 1:00 pm. Report to RMS by 12:15 and no later than 12:45 to get your music and part assignment. Students that were in last year's Honors, Concert or Symphonic Band will be in the Honors Band Camp. I will always take RMS students in camp!

Do not complain about your band placement if you have not auditioned for me or participate in Band Camp this year!
Please remember that camp is an audition for band placement. Not everyone can make Honors Band.

4. Students in the Advanced Band at camp are students that were in Beginning Band this past school year. Report to camp by 12:15 and no later than 12:30 to get your music and part assignment. Brass students will begin rehearsal in the Library. Woodwind students will begin in Mr. Becks Room. Percussion students will begin in the Orchestra Room.
I will always take RMS students in camp! Feel free to show up early to register!

Do not complain about your band placement if you have not auditioned for me or participate in Band Camp this year!
Please remember that camp is an audition for band placement. Not everyone can make Symphonic Band.



What should students bring to camp?
1. Instrument and supplies. Tuba players should bring their tuba from home. Percussionist will need their stick bag, drum sticks, bell mallets and timpani mallets.

2. wear comfortable clothing (some rooms are cold)

3. A few extra dollars for snacks during breaks.

EMAIL MR. NISTA WITH ANY CONCERNS!


Please help......

posted Apr 24, 2014, 11:08 AM by John Nista

We are completely out of paper!

If at all possible, please consider donating white, 20 lb paper.

We have information for parents concerning the Band Trip, Marlins Game and End of the year events. (Not to mention the music for our end of the year concerts)

New Updated Pictures

posted Mar 20, 2014, 12:04 PM by John Nista   [ updated Mar 24, 2014, 8:26 AM ]

Click on the Photo Album Link on the Left!

Proud of our Marching Band

posted Jan 12, 2014, 11:04 AM by John Nista

On Wednesday, January 15th the Ramblewood Middle School Marching Band will receive an award from the City of Coral Springs for Best Middle School Marching Band in the Coral Springs Holiday Parade!

So PROUD of all our students!

RMS Band "Wish List"

posted Aug 12, 2013, 9:18 AM by John Nista   [ updated Feb 11, 2014, 8:42 AM ]

 deeply appreciate the following supplies if parents and students are able to donate:

1. Any wind instrument that we use for band as our instruments get older and frequently in need of repair.

2. Classroom/Office supplies:
        A.) Paper for music copies - white or light colored paper. The paper must be 20lb for our copier.
        B.) Paper Towels
        C.) Liquid hand soap/sanitizer.
        D.) Mouthpiece sanitizer spray available at music stores.
        E.) Water for concerts and parades.
        F.) Reeds for woodwinds such clarinets, saxes , oboes and bassoons.
        G.) Valve oil and slide grease for brass players.
        H.) Jumbo paper clips
         I.) Liquid paper, white out tape
      

3. Save your BOX TOPS - We collect Box Tops for Education!

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