•  Advanced Band

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    Advanced band/marching band is for students who have successfully completed beginning band. There will be after school rehearsals and concerts through out the school year. Advanced band is a 1 year course.


    Here are some useful items for the school year:


    Permission slip

    Email Ms. Bruce -leslie.bruce@marion.k12.fl.us

    Band shirt form

    Scale sheets  *Make sure you only print the page number for your instrument.  No need to print all 16 pages.


    Assignments for Advanced Band

    All students should practice their scales.  Students should practice a minimum of 15 minutes a day outside of the classroom setting.  Smart music tests are due twice each nine weeks.  Grade will be reduced for late tests.



    Important Dates

    The following link will allow you to view the calendar of events for the year for advanced band. Calendar of events

    Jazz Band begins January 31.

    First Smart Music tests due January 31.

    February 15 Ocala Symphony Orchestra rehearsal field trip

    We will be having some rehearsals on Wednesdays until 3:00 p.m. to prepare for the Optimist Festival.

    Marion County Middle School Band Optimist Festival  Thursday, Feb. 21 @ MTI. Begins at 6:30 p.m.

    March 15 Advanced Band field trip

    April 18 Band booster meeting 5:00 p.m. in the band room to discuss needs for concert and elect new officers.

    April 26 SpringConcert 7:30 p.m.