There are 2 more chances for extra credit this year!

The first is the Roy High production of Beauty and the Beast.  It is May 3-5 at Roy High and it starts at 7 PM.  May 5th also has a 2 PM showing.  Students tickets cost $6.  Going multiple times will not get you more extra credit, but attending once will get you 20 points extra credit.

The last chance for extra credit is on May 9th at the Union Station in Ogden.  This is the monthly Jazz at the Station concert series and May will feature the Roy Junior High Jazz Band.  It is free and starts at 7 PM.  This will also get you 20 extra credit points.

The school year is almost over.  Keep practicing and let’s end the year on a high note (pun intended).

Solo and Ensemble

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Solo and Ensemble festival is tomorrow after school at Roy Jr.  Hopefully you have signed up for a time slot.  Just a reminder about what you’ll need and be graded on.

  1.  Look professional.  It doesn’t have to be concert dress, but you need to dress appropriately.
  2. Act professional.  This means introducing yourself, and saying what you’ll be playing.  Also, it means bowing afterwards.
  3. Be musically prepared.  Hopefully, you have been practicing your music.  There is a difference between messing up because you are nervous versus messing up because you haven’t practiced.  The judge can tell the difference.  Also, you need to have a copy of your music for the judge to look at.  If you got music from my filing cabinet, but the book on the cabinet and I will see that the judge gets it.

Those that do well and have appropriate music will be invited to the district festival at the end of April.

I’m excited for this and look forward to all of the great comments you will be getting.  Please let me know if you have any questions.

Rhythm Section

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Congratulations to the 2019 Jazz Band Rhythm Section

Guitar

Brock Stephens

Andrew Lytle

Piano

Cooper Hislop

Kempton Christensen

Percussion

Dylan Johnson

Gavin S Berrett

2nd Quarter cutoff!!!!

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This Wednesday, January 10th, at 2:30 pm is the cutoff for 2nd quarter grades.  If you want it on your grade, please get it in by then.  That does include the practice chart due today, January 8th.

Concert time change

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The concert on December 13th is now starting at 6:30 PM in the large auditorium at Roy High School.  Call time for the bands is 6 PM in the Roy High band room.

Early morning practice

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Advanced band,

Remember there is an early morning practice on December 6.  We start playing at 7:15 in the cafeteria.  Please be set up before then.

Honor Band Concert

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This Thursday, November 30th at 7 PM in the Roy High School large auditorium is the junior high district honor band concert.  These are the best players at the junior high level in the district and we have 8 students from Roy Jr in this group.  Any student that attends the concert will get 30 extra credit points!! It is free of charge.

Honor Band This Week!!

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Just a reminder that honor band auditions are this Thursday, October 5th, at 6 PM at TH Bell Junior High.

I will only be at parent teacher conferences this Wednesday from 5-7:30.  Please keep that in mind if you wish to come and talk to me.  I look forward to our visit!

Extra Credit Concert

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The Chamber Orchestra Ogden will be performing this Saturday, September 23rd, at 7:30 PM.

Public school music students get in for free.

If you attend, you will get 20 points extra credit.

Please click on the above link for more information.