Saturday, February 23 at SBMS It’s time for this year’s Solo & Ensemble Contest! This competition focuses on individual and small group performances. A solo is defined as a performance given by one person, while an ensemble is a performance given by a small group of people. Each student will be judged by a professional… Continue reading Solo & Ensemble Contest Information
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On Friday, members of the South Belton Jazz Band competed in the TMEA All-Region Jazz Auditions at Bonham MS. We had a total of 5 students make the group with an additional 3 first alternates that are honorable mentions. Please join me in congratulating the following students: 7th grader Ashu G. placed 2nd chair out… Continue reading All-Region Jazz Audition Results
Interested students received a picture order form this past week for our upcoming Picture Day this Wednesday, January 23. We will take a group picture for the yearbook in our band uniform in the Band Hall. Parents have the option to buy a group picture of their ensemble and/or an individual picture taken with their… Continue reading Fine Arts Picture Day
Congratulations to these 5 Wind Ensemble students for being recognized as Superintendent Scholars for their high PSAT score. Way to be Superior! 1. Sam F. 2. John G. 3. Duncan L. 4. Kole P. 5. Chris S.
As we head into the break for the holidays, please make transportation arrangements to have your student take their instrument home after their band exam time next week. No instrument should be left behind in the Band Hall after school on Wednesday. A copy of the exam schedule can be found by clicking here. Students… Continue reading Holiday Break Reminders
Attached please find the details and schedule for Friday's Holiday Concert at the Belton High School Performing Arts Center (PAC). Because our program is performance-based, this will serve as our semester exam. Students will need to be punctual and arrive by their report time: Beginners should report to the stage by 6:15pm, Symphonic Band should report… Continue reading Friday’s Band Concert
Congratulations to the following 12 SBMS Band alumni who made the TMEA High School All-Region Band on Saturday: Savannah F. (bassoon) ranked 6th & qualifies for Area Ethan A. (alto saxophone) ranked 3rd & qualifies for Area Nick S. (trumpet) ranked 19th Sarah B. (horn) ranked 15th Joshua F. (trombone) ranked 10th & qualifies for Area Angel R. (euphonium)… Continue reading High School All-Region Band Results
This message pertains only to Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble: Click here to find the schedule for Friday's Take A Vet to School Performance. Students should wear their formal band uniform to school that day (black pants, socks, & shoes), and they can bring a change of clothes for later. If they are also performing… Continue reading Friday’s Take A Vet to School Performance
Advanced members competed in the TMEA All-Region Band Auditions in College Station on Saturday. I am happy to report that 33 of our students earned a spot from the 48 students that we brought, which is nearly a 70% acceptance rate. This breaks our previous record of 30 from last year. A total of 8… Continue reading All-Region Band Results