2014-2015 Band Front Auditions

Posted April 17, 2014 by tjweller
Categories: Band Fronts, Marching Band

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5mcolorCongratulations to the 2014-15 Band Front Lines! Click here to view the results. Results are listed for each line with captains and co-captains named first, then all other members listed alphabetically. Please stay tuned for an upcoming meeting regarding uniforms and dates to remember.

Band Banquet Sr. Form & Scholarship

Posted April 4, 2014 by tjweller
Categories: band banquet, Student Information

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Senior Band Members of the Class of 2014 should click here to complete information for the Band Banquet to be held on May 17th.

Seniors can click here to access the Booster Memorial Scholarship information.

April-May News and Notes!

Posted April 4, 2014 by tjweller
Categories: Academic Concert Bands, band banquet, Band Camp, Band Fronts, Band Travel, Booster News, Concert Bands, Concert Information, Concert Performances, High School Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, Middle School Band, Music Education, Music Performances, Newsletter, Parent Information, Rehearsal Information, Schedules & Rehearsals, Spring Trip, Student Information, Wind Ensemble

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The April-May 2014 issue of News and Notes is now available. Click here to get your copy!. In this issue there are a number of important items including the upcoming concert in May, Band Banquet, Officer Elections, and 2014-15 Marching Band Information.

January-February 2014 News and Notes!

Posted January 16, 2014 by tjweller
Categories: Band Camp, Band Fronts, Booster News, Chamber Music, Concert Information, Concert Performances, High School Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, Middle School Band, Newsletter, Parent Information, Pep Band, Rehearsal Information, Schedules & Rehearsals, Spring Trip, Student Information, Wind Ensemble

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The January 2014 issue of News and Notes is now available. Click here to get your copy. In this issue there are a number of important items including the upcoming concert in February, band camp dates, and wind ensemble auditions for next year.

Mercer County MS/SH Honors Band at Thiel

Posted January 5, 2014 by tjweller
Categories: Mercer County Honors Band, Performance, Rehearsal Information, Uncategorized

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mercerbands_logoDue to weather concerns, the Mercer County Band Director’s Association has cancelled all festival activities for the annual Mercer County Honors Band Festival on Tuesday, January 7th. The festival will resume on Wednesday morning at Thiel College with rehearsal beginning at 8:30 a.m. The festival rehearsal will run throughout the day. Students who are representing Mercer are reminded to bring a sack lunch with them. A banquet for all festival participants will be held at 6:00 p.m. at Thiel. The SH Honors Band will be under the direction of Mr. Andy Erb (Thiel College), and the MS/JH Honors Band will be under the direction of Mr. Glenn Cameron (Conneaut High School)The free public concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Passavant Center. As a reminder, attire for MS & HS Students is as follows:

JH/MS – White blouse/dress shirt (ties for the guys), black skirt or pants, black dress shoes.
HS – Marching Band Uniforms (same as JH/MS for schools without a marching band).

Middle School Band Members are responsible for bringing a music stand with them for rehearsal. Students with questions should contact Mr. Weller via email.

These weeks in the Mercer Bands – November 25 – December 6th!

Posted November 25, 2013 by tjweller
Categories: Academic Concert Bands, Concert Bands, Concert Information, Concert Performances, High School Concert Band, Honors Band, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, Middle School Band, Music Performances, Parent Information, Pep Band, Rehearsal Information, Schedules & Rehearsals, Student Information, Wind Ensemble

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mercerbands_logo.jpgCongratulations to Andrea Sajewski, Lindsey Miller, Jordyn Buchanan, Kyle Strain, Dakota Hinton and Chris Majonek who qualified for the PMEA District 5 Honors Band Festival on December 12-14th!

Marching Band Members who have not yet completed the season end surveys in the computer lab last week may access the survey by clicking here.

Jazz Ensemble will rehearse on Monday, November 25th from 3:00-4:o0 p.m. We will begin preparing music for the Chamber of Commerce Tree-Lighting Performance on December 6th at this rehearsal. This performance begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Court House. As a reminder, Jazz Ensemble will also perform for the elementary music assembly and concert on Tuesday, December 17th.

The Pep Band Organizational Rehearsal will be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 beginning during advisory and concluding at 4:30 p.m. See Mr. Weller Monday or Tuesday if you require a pass for your advisory teacher. As a reminder, Pep Band will perform at the Meet the Mustangs Winter Sports Night on Thursday, December 5th (report time is 7:15 p.m.).

The Band Holiday Concert will be held on Tuesday, December 3rd at 7:00 p.m. HS Concert Band and Wind Ensemble will hold a rehearsal during advisory on Tuesday, December 3rd – ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY. Jazz Ensemble should report at 5:30 p.m. Wind Ensemble must report by 5:50 p.m. for a brief rehearsal with Mr. Weller & Mr. Shields. HS Concert Band should report by 6:10 p.m. MS Concert Band should report by 6:30 p.m. Attire for the concert is ALL BLACK. Gentlemen are encouraged to wear their holiday ties.

 

Marching Band Year End Survey

Posted November 20, 2013 by tjweller
Categories: Band Fronts, Marching Band, Student Information, Survey

5M Marching Band Members should click here to take the year end survey.

This week in the Mercer Bands – November 18-22, 2013

Posted November 17, 2013 by tjweller
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mercerbands_logoThank you Marching Band for a great season! A wonderful final performance at Wilmington let our Seniors go out on a real high “note”. Thank you Boosters, Parents and Band Staff for contributing to a great year.

Good luck to a number of the SH Wind Ensemble and Concert Band Students who will travel to Westminster College on Tuesday for PMEA Honors Band Auditions. If you have not yet received your report time, please see Mr. Weller immediately. Students who need transportation to Westminster, should contact Mr. Weller during their band period on Monday.

Marching Band will complete season end surveys in the computer lab during advisory this week. We are tentatively scheduled to do so on Wednesday and Friday. More details will be made available on Monday, November 18th.

Jazz Ensemble will rehearse on Thursday, November 21 from 3:00-4:30 p.m. in the band room. Our final rehearsal prior to Thanksgiving Break is Monday, November 25th from 3:00-4:30 p.m.

Pep Band T-Shirt Orders are due on Friday, November 22nd. If you are planning on performing with Pep Band this year, you do need to order a new t-shirt. Please contact Mr. Weller if you need a form. The Pep Band Organizational Rehearsal will be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 beginning during advisory and concluding at 4:30 p.m.

The Band Holiday Concert will be held on Tuesday, December 3rd at 7:00 p.m. HS Concert Band and Wind Ensemble will hold a rehearsal during advisory on Tuesday, December 3rd – ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY. Jazz Ensemble should report at 5:30 p.m. Wind Ensemble must report by 5:50 p.m. for a brief rehearsal with Mr. Weller & Mr. Shields. HS Concert Band should report by 6:10 p.m. MS Concert Band should report by 6:30 p.m. Attire for the concert is ALL BLACK. Gentlemen are encouraged to wear their holiday ties.

This week in the Mercer Bands – November 11-15, 2013

Posted November 10, 2013 by tjweller
Categories: Academic Concert Bands, Band Fronts, Band Travel, Booster News, Concert Bands, Concert Information, Concert Performances, Food, Football Game, High School Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, Music Performances, Parent Information, Pep Band, Playoff Games, Rehearsal Information, Schedules & Rehearsals, Student Information, Wind Ensemble

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veteransflagMonday, November 11th – don’t forget to thank a Veteran for their service to our country! Read the rest of this post »

Map to Erie Veterans Stadium

Posted November 8, 2013 by tjweller
Categories: Uncategorized

Band Families who need a map to Erie Veterans Stadium should click on this ridiculously long link.


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