PKMS BAND PROGRAM
Sponsor: Mr. Joey Marsh
What do I need to know to be in the band? You will be taught everything you need to know when you join band.
What are some benefits of being in the PKMS band? You get to learn and enjoy the making of music. The band performs several times throughout the year at different assemblies.
Why would I want to be a part of the PKMS band? When you join the band, you become part of something
you can keep for a lifetime, music.
What are the requirements to join? No special requirements
Do I have to try out? You will try out for what instrument you will play in the 5th grade
How much time does it take away from school or after school? You will be expected to do independent practice at home
Practices - how often and when? We are a class and have rehearsal daily during our regular schedule
Does the band travel? We do take an end of year trip, a contest and fun day as 7th and 8th graders
All District Band Auditions/OMEA 1st round @ Durant - November 5, 2011
Band Concert @ Civic Center - December 4, 2011
All District Band Clinic @ Durant - January 27-28, 2012
Stigler Honor Band @ Stigler - February 5, 2012
Spring Band Concert @ Civic Center - May 12, 2012
Intermediate Band Contest @ Magic Springs - May 13, 2012