Welcome Advanced Band
Advanced Band (OMS Concert Band) is open to 7th and 8th grade students who can demonstrate advanced technique on their instrument and understanding of musical concepts.
Advanced Band performs a winter concert, spring concert, Ocala Christmas Parade (December 12th) , and MPA (Music Performance Assessment)
John McAlister's Cinematic Series
Download your part, then play along with the youtube video link.
This is a cool program I have occasionally used to record in class. It's free, and all you need is a microphone hooked up to your computer.
You can do some super cool audio editing stuff in Audacity. There are a lot of cool things you can do with it! If you end up making something cool, send it to Mr. Brantley
Vic Virth 40 Essential Rudiments
If you learn your rudiments, you will be a highly effective percussionist!
START SLOW, making sure you are doing each rudiment correctly, then gradually speed up (metronome is your friend).