GCISD 7th/8th Grade Summer Band Camp(Updated 07.27.2021) WED Aug 4th, THU Aug 5th & FRI Aug 6th 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM @ NEW LOCATION: GRAPEVINE MIDDLE SCHOOL PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER YOUR 7th/8th GRADER FOR THE GCISD 7TH/8TH GRADE SUMMER BAND CAMP! The GCISD 7th/8th Grade Summer Band Camp is a district-wide event focused on students getting back into shape on their instruments before school starts. The camp is taught by band directors and clinicians focused on introducing the All-Region music, scales, and learning some fun pep tunes! We will celebrate the kids’ hard work with complimentary Kona Ice after the last session on Friday! All students in the Honors Band will participate in the GCISD Summer Band Camp. Students in Symphonic Band are highly encouraged to participate. Does not apply to Beginner Band.
8th Graders Only: Foundations for Superior Performance (“Blue Book”) (Updated 07.27.2021) The Foundations for Superior Performance (“Blue Book”) is a required resource used every day in class and for assessments. This book is provided to all band members in 7th grade and paid through annual fees. Returning 8th graders are to use the same book they received in 7th grade. This book should be in their binder from last year. For 8th Graders who need to replace their “Blue Book”, pleaseclick this linkto JWPepper.com to purchase.
6th Grade Band REMINDER: Rent an Instrument/Order Accessories TODAY! (Updated 07.07.2021) Just a reminder for our 6th grade band families. Now is the best time to rent an instrument and/or order accessories for beginner band. We highly recommend ordering online or visiting Bell's Music Shop.They have a list of what you need. Also, we recommend taking advantage of Bell's "DELIVER TO SCHOOL" option at checkout. Please contact Mr. Parks if you have any questions
All-Region Music Release Day, SUN Aug 1st (Updated 07.07.2021) The All-Region Band audition process is one of the best ways for to learn how to set long-term goals, incorporate daily routines & practices, excel musically, and build confidence & self-esteem. The first step in the process is getting the All-Region music early and begin practicing ASAP! The band directors will share the music on Monday, August 1st through email. All students in the Honors Band will participate in the All-Region audition process. Students in Symphonic Band are highly encouraged to participate. Does not apply to Beginner Band.
2021-2022 CTMS Band Calendar of Events (Updated 07.07.2021) Please CLICK HERE for a PDF of the band event calendar for the upcoming school year. The CTMS Band Website Google Calendar has also been updated. Sync it up with your personal Google Calendar!