Tuesday, May 12, 2015

2015-2016 MARCHING BAND SHOW


HERE IS THE LINKS TO NEXT YEARS MARCHING SHOW



SKYFALL
LIVE AND LET DIE
JAMES BOND THEME

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT 5/19 AND 5/21

HELLO ALL:


WELL HERE IT IS. OUR LAST TWO OFFICIAL PERFORMANCES OF THE YEAR. ON MAY 19TH THE KIDS WILL BE BUSSED TO THE EVENT CENTER FOR GRADUATION PRACTICE. THEY WILL NEED TO BE BACK AT THE HIGH SCHOOL IN CONCERT ATTIRE AT 6:15PM TO PLAY FOR SENIOR NIGHT. PLEASE ENCOURAGE THEM TO BRING HOMEWORK WITH THEM.

ON MAY 21ST, THE BAND WILL BE PLAYING FOR GRADUATION AT THE EVENT CENTER ON THE COLORADO STATE FAIR GROUNDS. THE KIDS WILL NEED TO BE IN CONCERT ATTIRE AND BE AT THE EVENT CENTER BY 6:15PM.

PLEASE CONTACT MR. SMITH IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT NEXT WEEK

HELLO ALL:


WE HAVE TWO BIG EVENTS NEXT WEEK. ON MONDAY, MAY 11TH WE WILL BE HAVING OUR SPRING CONCERT IN OUR NEW PERFORMING ARTS CENTER. THE CONCERT WILL BEGIN AT 7:00PM. STUDENTS WILL NEED TO REPORT TO THE NEW BAND ROOM AT 6:15PM IN CONCERT ATTIRE.

ON THURSDAY NIGHT WE WILL BE HAVING OUR AWARDS NIGHT. THIS IS A POTLUCK DINNER AND AWARDS NIGHT. WE ASK EACH SECTION TO BRING A DISH.

BRASS SECTION: MAIN DISH
WOODWIND SECTION: SIDE DISH OR DESSERT
PERCUSSION SECTION: SIDE DISH OR DESSERT.
COLOR GUARD: SALADS

DINNER WILL BEGIN AT 6:00PM IN THE LUNCH ROOM WITH THE AWARDS TO FOLLOW IN THE AUDITORIUM.

WE WILL BE FILLING OUT LETTER FORMS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY. PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO LOOK THE FORM OVER AND CONTACT ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

UPDATED SPRING BAND SCHEDULE

HELLO ALL:


HEAR IS OUR SCHEDULE FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR

4/30-5/2          APPLE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL
5/5-8               MUSICAL
5-11                SPRING CONCERT
5-14                AWARDS NIGHT
5-19                SENIOR NIGHT

5-21                GRADUATION

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT EARNING A LETTER IN BAND




LETTER FORM
Updated 8/2014

To letter in instrumental music at Pueblo West High School a student must demonstrate commitment to themselves as musicians as well as to the Pueblo West Instrumental program. Students must earn 500 points from the three areas to earn a letter. When a letter is earned, a student will receive a bar for every full year of band they complete after earning the letter.


Area I Membership:
______First Year      (100 points)
______Second Year (150 points)
______Third Year   (200 points)
______Fourth Year (250 points)

Area II Self Improvement
______Full year of private lessons (100 points) Name and # of teacher_____________________
______Participation in Solo/Ensemble Festival (50 points per event)
______Honor Band (50 points each)
______All State Audition (50 points each)

Area III leadership
______ Learned a new band instrument _________________________(50 points)
______ Leadership Position (50 Points)
______ Participation in an additional ensemble (jazz band, Musical.......) (50 points per group)

Area IV Above and Beyond
______ Helped at a Middle School (25 points)
______ Helped at the Elementary (25 points)
______ Helped with concessions (25 Points)

OTHER- STATE YOUR CASE ON THE BACK OF THE PAGE (UP TO 20 POINTS)
TOTAL_____________





Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Welcome!

Welcome to the Pueblo West High School Music Department Page. Here you will find information about trips, performances and other important information about our department.

To view the band syllabus, please use the link below


Band Syllabus