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Brookland Bearcat Band

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Flute

Oboe - Must take lessons! (Starting 1 student) 

Bassoon

Clarinet

Saxophone

Trumpet

F-Horn

Trombone

Euphonium

Tuba

Percussion

Opportunities

Concert Band

Marching Band

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Jazz Band

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Music and Your Brain!

Caring for your Instrument!

Flute

Bassoon - Put it together, then take it apart

Clarinet

Saxophone 

Snare Drum

Trumpet 

F-Horn 

Trombone

Euphonium, Baritone, Tuba

Solo and Ensemble recordings with soloist

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Beginner information 

Research videos 

Beginner Instruments 

Instrument care

Solo and Ensemble accompaniments

What's going on!

I hope you are interested in the Brookland Bearcat Band. Why? Several reasons, but here are a few:


1. Brookland Band has earned the Sweepstakes trophy 2 consecutive years


2. Brookland consistently has a high number of students make all-region. 


3. Friends!


4. Playing an instrument makes you smarter. See the vid on this page!


5. College Scholarships - 4 Brookland students are accepting band scholarships to attend college in the fall. Brookland band averages 20% or graduating band seniors accepting scholarships, annually.


6. Mr. Hogard and Miss Ferrell are way cool!

QUESTIONS:

1. Can I do band and sports?

----Yes! And do not let anyone tell you it is not possible. Is it tough? Yes. Is it doable? Yes!


2. Does it cost money?

----yes. but talk to me first ([email protected])


3. Do I need to be able to read music to join?

----You will learn to read music.


4. Do I have a lot of after-school events and practices?

----Events? 3 in the beginning band (2 concerts and a competition in April)

-----Practices? Not in 7th grade.


5. Should I buy an instrument now?

----ABSOLUTELY NOT until after instrument auditions in the late spring or early autumn.

-----And then ONLY if the instrument is on the approved instrument list.



    

Beginning Band Stuff!

Trumpet first lesson!