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    Memorial Music
    Eric Schaefer, Music Director
    Email: eschaefer@wpschools.org 
     
      

     
      
     
     Welcome back for another year of music at Memorial Middle School! Every student will have music cycle for one marking period during the school year. Students also have the option of joining band or chorus. Band and chorus are extra-curricular classes designed for students who would like more opportunities to study vocal or instrumental music and perform in the concerts. General information about band and chorus is below, but for more information or sign-up forms, click on the the links to the right. 
     
     
    • Beginner Band:  Students in 5th and 6th grade with no prior band experience are welcome to join Beginner Band.  Students enrolled in Beginner Band will learn how to play a band instrument of their choice, read music and perform in two concerts. Beginner Band rehearsals are every Thursday after school until 3:30, and lessons are during school.  For more information, click the Beginner Band link on the right or click here.
    • Sixth Grade Band:  Students in the sixth grade with instrumental experience are welcome to join Sixth Grade Band.  Students enrolled in Sixth Grade Band will continue to learn how to play their instrument in weekly lessons and rehearsals. Students will also have a number of performance opportunities throughout the year, including the holiday and spring concerts. Sixth Grade Band rehearsals are held every Wednesday and Friday after school until 3:45, and lessons are held during school.  For more information, click the Sixth Grade Band link on the right or click here.
    •  Symphonic Band:  Students in 7th and 8th grade with band experience are welcome to join Symphonic Band.  Students enrolled in Symphonic Band will further learn how to excel at their instrument and have a number of opportunities to perform throughout the school year. Symphonic Band rehearsals are held every Tuesday and Friday after school until 3:45, and lessons are during school.  For more information, click the Symphonic Band link on the right or click here.
    •  5th & 6th Grade Chorus:  5th & 6th Graders will combine for chorus this year. Students enrolled will meet after school every other Monday until 3:45.  On alternate weeks, chorus members will meet on Fridays during 3rd period. Chorus members will improve their voices by learning proper singing technique, learn how to read music, learn to sight-sing short songs, and perform in several concerts throughout the year. For more information, click the 5th & 6th Grade Chorus link on the right or click here.

    •  Memorial Chorus:  All seventh and eighth grade students are welcome to join Memorial Chorus. Students enrolled will meet every other Monday after school until 3:45. On alternate weeks, chorus members will meet on Fridays during 7th period. Chorus members will continue to improve their voices by practicing proper singing technique, learn how to read music, learn to sight-sing songs, and perform a variety of songs in several concerts throughout the school year.  For more information, click the Memorial Chorus link on the right. 

      

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Last Modified on September 17, 2018