• SIMPSON MIDDLE SCHOOL

    JAZZ BAND

    2017-2018
     
    Mrs. Paquette

     

     

     

    Supplies needed:  A black one inch, three ring binder, with 40 clear sheet protectors, and a pencil.  

     
    These should be kept in case, and replenished as needed.

    All Saxophones – neck strap, swab, mouthpiece brush, cork

          grease, six (6) medium or #3 Vand Doren reeds.  Tenor and Bari Sax = # 2 Van Doren reeds.

    Trumpet/Cornet, Baritone, and Tuba – valve oil, tuning slide grease, “snake”, mouthpiece brush, soft cloth.

    Trombone – slide oil or cream, tuning slide grease, “snake”, mouthpiece brush, soft cloth.

    Percussion  - Jazz Drum sticks.

    Guitar and Bass – extra strings, picks.

     
     

    Concert Dress Code

    Jazz Band Shirt (we will order), Khaki dress pants, dress shoes (no sneakers).

     

    ********Students will need to wear this for all concerts**********

              Except the May concert, where they will wear concert black

              and white (so they don’t have to change between performances).

             
     

     

    email:  mary.paquette@lcps.org

     

     

    GRADING


     
       8TH GRADE JAZZ BAND PERFORMANCES    
           
    DATE EVENT LOCATION TIME
    Dec. 6 Concert - 7th grade band and 8th Grade JAZZ BANDS auditorium 7:00 p.m.
           
    Dec. 14 7th grade assembly - 8th grade performance auditorium 2:15 p.m.
           
    Mar. 14 All District Jazz Band Auditions (for those who are interested) Smart's Mill MS 6:00 p.m.
           
    Apr. 26 & 28 All District Jazz Band (for those who were selected) Briar Woods HS 9:30 - 5:30
           
    Apr. 27 Loudoun County Jazz Band Festival/Assessment Briar Woods HS 4:00 - 9:00 pm
           
    May 25 Concert - 8th grade concert band and JAZZ BAND auditorium 7:00 p.m.
           
           
           
      ***Other dates may be added throughout the year.  The Jazz Band is  
      often invited to play at various events in the community.      
      You will be notified of such invitations as soon as we learn about them.  

     

Last Modified on August 29, 2017