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Welcome to the GMS Band Page!

Below you will find Information on supplies and schedules


Required Supplies for Band Students:


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Foundations for Superior Performance Method Book
2 Pencils at all times
All music that has been passed out
Flip Folder/Lyre (instrument specific)
  • Flutes: Need cleaning rod and soft cloth
  • Oboes: Need 2 reeds at all times, swab
  • Clarinets, Saxophones: Need at least 3 good quality medium/medium soft (2.5-3) reeds at all times, swab
  • Brass instruments: Need valve oil and tuning slide grease (Trombones will see me for specific instructions)
  • Percussion: See handbook for specific stick/mallet requirements.

(Percussion Supplemental Materials:   Elementary Snare Studies/ Mitchell Peters,   Fundamental Method for Mallets/ Mitchell Peters)

2017   GMS Drumline practices and performances

8/22  6:45am                      8/24   6:45am

8/29  6:45am                      8/31   6:45am

9/5   6:45am                        9/7   6:45am

9/12    6:45am                    9/14    6:45am

9/19       6:45am                 9/21   6:45am

9/22   mass band night (report to GHS Wrestling room at 6:30pm)

9/26       6:45am                 9/28    6:45am

10/3     6:45am                 10/5   6:45am

10/7   fall fest parade  (report at 9:00am to GMS main gym for warm-up)

Middle School Band Calendar

* All students will be sent home with an information sheet prior to each required event with

specific information for that event (dress, report time, etc.)

*This list may be amended at any time by the director, and any amendments will be

communicated both with a note sent home with the student and through email with the parent.

Booster Meetings are held in the GHS Instrumental music room on the last Tuesday of each month at 6:30.  Parents are strongly encouraged to lend their talents and abilities in helping with all kinds of events and activities!  Lend a Hand

2016-2017  GMS Instrumental Music Dates

Aug 26                 Handbook Forms Due

Sep 16th              Mass Band Night, (report at 5:45 to GHS Auditorium in band shirt and jeans)

Oct 1th                 Fall Festival Parade  (report to GMS at 9:00am in band shirt and Jeans)

Nov 12th              Pioneer League Honor band and Orchestra 

Dec 6th                GMS Holiday Concert

Feb 2nd               GMS Pops Concert

March 7th            Goddard Jazz Night  (required for Jazz Students)

April 4th              GMS Pre- Fest

April 19th            Pioneer League Music Fest   (GMS?)

May 4                 District Band Concert

May 6th               World’s of Fun


(if a date is changed you will be notified immediately via skyward, also concert updates will be sent home via skyward for every performance)


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