TU Band Camp for HS Students

posted Apr 20, 2017, 4:45 AM by Towson High Music

The Towson University Marching Band is excited to announce information for our Marching Band Summer Camp for High School Band Students! The dates for our camp this summer are July 5th – 8th, and we will have both commuter and overnight accommodation packages. Areas of specialties will include: Brass, Woodwinds, Marching, Drum Majors, Color Guard, Battery Percussion, and Front Ensemble Percussion. Leadership will be innate to all experiences! Instruction will be headed up by our band staff here at Towson University:

John Miliauskas – Director of Athletic Bands
Christopher Cicconi – Director of Bands
Matthew Altmire – Assistant Director of Athletic Bands, Director of Marching Percussion
Amy Brown – Color Guard Director, Administrative Assistant

Information can be found at the camp website at:

Our purpose is a sincere effort to promote music education, through marching band. Contact us at, or by phone at 410.704.5485 with any questions. We look forward to offering your students a great marching band experience!

Thank you,

John Miliauskas
Director of Athletic Bands
Director of the World Famous Towson University Marching Band
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD   21252

BSYO Information

posted Apr 20, 2017, 4:41 AM by Towson High Music

Audition registration for the BSYO 2017-2018 season is in full swing! It is not too late to register. However, as of May 1st, the application fee will increase. If you have students planning to audition that have not yet registered, please encourage them to do so sooner than later.


Audition information is available online at  Click on the “Auditions” tab for dates, requirements, and excerpts. Students wishing to audition should complete the online application.


Thank you for sharing this wonderful opportunity with your students. Should you or your students have any questions, please feel free to email me at



Alicia Kosack

BSYO Manager

BCPS selected“Best Communities for Music Education” x11

posted Apr 6, 2017, 8:13 AM by Towson High Music

Dear Music Educators,


The Office of Music and Dance Education is proud to announce that Baltimore County Public Schools has, for the 11th consecutive year, been selected as one of America’s “Best Communities for Music Education”. Less than four percent of U.S. School Districts share this distinction, and even fewer have had such a longstanding tenure on the list!


We wanted to share this news with you because this award is truly yours: it is a testament to the long-standing commitment to excellence in music education in BCPS, and to each of your individual commitments. Thank you for all that you continue to do for our children, and please enjoy a safe, restful spring break.




BCPS Office of Music and Dance



Brian K. Schneckenburger, Ph.D.

Supervisor, Music and Dance

Office of Music and Dance Education

Baltimore County Public Schools

Jefferson Building, 4th Floor

105 W. Chesapeake Ave.

Towson, MD 21204

Office: 443-809-9735

Fax: 410-832-2917


Application for Music Scholarship

posted Apr 6, 2017, 4:46 AM by Towson High Music

This spring, THS Music Boosters will award a one-time scholarship to one or more deserving Towson High music students from the Class of 2017.  The scholarship amount is $500 per student for up to three students.  The award(s) will be announced at the Senior Awards Night.


Eligibility:  To apply for this one-time award, you must be a Towson High senior student who has been accepted into a college or university to study music as a major or minor.

The deadline for submitting this application (link is below) is April 21, 2017.  Put the completed form (with this cover page) in a sealed envelope marked Award Application.  Put the sealed envelope in the Music Boosters mailbox in the school’s main office by or before 3 pm on Friday 4/21/17.  



Music Visitation Day at Shepherd University

posted Mar 29, 2017, 11:41 AM by Towson High Music   [ updated Mar 29, 2017, 11:42 AM ]

Please share the attached information about our upcoming Spring Music Visitation Day at Shepherd University on Monday, April 17th with your high school juniors and seniors interested in pursuing a music degree. This information and the Visitation Day registration form are also available online at


Thank you!


Esperanza Alzona

Operations Manager

Shepherd University Department of Music


BCPS 2017 Summer Music Camp

posted Jan 23, 2017, 10:51 AM by Towson High Music

We are pleased to announce the 2017 Summer Music Camp!  We are excited to offer guitar this year as an option.


The 2017 Summer Music Camp will be held at Perry Hall High School from Wednesday, June 21 through Thursday, June 29, 2017 (weekdays 9 a.m. – 1:50 p.m.).  The concert performance will be held at Oregon Ridge Park on the evening of June 29, 2017.  Midway through the camp, the high school band will also perform an outdoor concert at The Avenue at White Marsh . No audition is required. BCPS students currently in grades 5-12 and enrolled in their school music program (band, chorus, guitar, or orchestra) are eligible to attend. The cost of camp includes all instruction, camp  T-shirt, and transportation to and from Perry Hall High School for students not living in the host school community (pick-up locations on registration form).


 If students/families have questions on financial aid, please have them contact Shane D. Jensen, Specialist

Baltimore County Public Schools, Office: 443-809-4024

CCBC Private Lesson Opportunity

posted Jan 10, 2017, 5:49 AM by Towson High Music   [ updated Jan 11, 2017, 9:56 AM ]

As part of the CCBC Early College Access program, Baltimore County Public School 10th, 11th and 12th grade vocal, guitar, piano and instrumental students have a terrific chance to improve their skills and in turn the ensemble they perform in, by taking advantage of a ½ hour 1-credit or a 1 hour 2-credit private lesson for 14 weeks, Tuition-Free.


Contact: Christopher Wolfe,

Menchey Music: Brass Instrument Ultrasonic Cleaning

posted Nov 21, 2016, 10:31 AM by Towson High Music

Menchey Music Service has one of the most complete and modern repair departments in the country.
They employ NAPBIRT Certified repair technicians in our Hanover PA service center who can repair
woodwind, brasswind, string, and fretted instruments with typically a 1-week turnaround. For more
info or to schedule an Ultrasonic Cleaning please call 1-888-MENCHEY.

Flyer at the bottom of this page.

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