OMS 7th & 8th Grade Band News
Tonight's 7th Grade Concert at the High School has been canceled. The concert will be reschedule at a later date.
OMS Winter Concert Time!
8th Grade Concert - Wednesday, January 14th
The 8th Grade Winter Concert will be held on Wednesday, January 14th at Stoughton High School. The Concert will begin at 7:30 PM. Band members will report to the SHS Cafeteria at 6:45 PM. The concert will feature the 8th Grade Choruses, 8th Grade Band and the Wednesday Jazz Band.
7th Grade Winter Concert - Wednesday, January 21st
The 7th Grade Concert will be held on Wednesday, January 21st at Stoughton High School. The Concert will begin at 7:30 PM. Band members will report to the SHS Cafeteria at 6:45 PM. The concert will feature the 8th Grade Choruses, 8th Grade Band and the Wednesday Jazz Band.
Permission Slips are due!
Click here for the 8th Grade/Wednesday Jazz Band Permission Slip
Click here for the 7th Grade/Tuesday Jazz Band Permission Slip
There is an admission charge for the concert. $2.00 for adults and$1.00 for seniors and children. The family maximum is $5.00. If 100 family members come to our concert, it will only cost $5.00 for all 100 members to see you perform!
Parking at the the high school is tight, especially on the Adams Street side. Families can park on the gym side of the building and enter the building through the center door. Once in the building, head straight down the long corridor in front of you. At the end of the LONG hall, take a left to enter the auditorium area.
OMS Subbies To Perform For OMS!
Wednesday, November 26th
8th Grade marching band and guard members will be performing for the O'Donnell Middle School on Wednesday, November 26th. The performance will be held in the OMS gym and start at 9:30 AM. This is a change of venue. Originally the band was to perform outside in the football stadium.
Jazz Band Audition Results are in!
October 15th, 2014
Congratulations to the new members of the 2014-2015 OMS Tuesday Jazz Band and the OMS Wednesday Jazz Band. Click here for more information!
Book Check Assignment!
October 6th, 2014
The 7th & 8th Grade Bands will have their Book Check done the week of October 6th. Students will be checked for their Blue Standard of Excellence II Lesson Book; music binder and band music. The assignment is worth 100 points; 60 for the book, 20 for the binder and 20 for your band music.
Students will have a one week grace period that ends on Friday, October 17th to have their grade changed. After the 17th, the grade will be final!
Jazz Band Auditions
October 6th, 2014
Jazz Band Auditions for 7th and 8th Grade band students will be finishing up on Friday, October 10th. Results will be posted on Wednesday, October 14th on the band room door.
The Blue Books Are Here!
September 29th, 2014
The Standard of Excellence Books are in! Please see me for your book. There will be a "surprise" book check next week. Make sure you have your book, binder, music, pencil and instrument!
8th Grade Marching Band Students to Perform @ NESBA Competition on Saturday, September 20th at Weymouth High School!
September 20th, 2014
24 OMS 8th Grade Students are marching with the Stoughton High School Marching Black Knight Band this fall. Marching Band students can click here for the schedule for the Weymouth High School NESBA Show on Saturday, September 20th.
Where is my blue book?
September 18th, 2014
Our Standard of Excellence Book II has been ordered and shipment is expected on Thursday, September 25th. 7th and 8th Grade band students are expected to have the book at every rehearsal. Click here for the order form if you need one.
Help! How do I get my instrument repaired!
September 18th, 2014
How do I get my instrument fixed? This is a great question and now there is an easy and convenient solution. K&C Music offers and on-line repair registration service. When you fill out the on-line contact form, they will call you and schedule a day and time for a pick-up at your school. They also will provide a loaner instrument for you while your instrument is being repaired.
Click here to visit K&C's Repair Services page!
Thursday, September 4th
Welcome back 7th and 8th Grade band members. I hope you had a great summer. It's time to get back to making music! We are doing something new this year. We now have two 7th Grade Concert Bands. One band meets on Day A and the other meets on Day B.
The 8th Grade Band will be meeting by sections. The Day A 8th Grade Band wil consist of all woodwind players and one half of the percussion section. The Day B 8th Grade Band will consist of all brass players and the other half of the percussion section.
The first three days of school are A days. I will see the B Day sections on Monday, September 8th. More band information will be posted here shortly.