Below is the roster of next year's South Belton Band after our recent placement auditions. They are listed by student ID numbers for privacy reasons. Please realize these are preliminary results that may change between now and the start of school, per directors' discretion. Individual student packets will be sent out via email soon.
Unfortunately due to the pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the Spring Trip for this school year. Money that students have fundraised will stay at their respective schools, and will be used for student awards and other band expenses. If you are a parent of a current 6th or 7th grade band… Continue reading Spring Trip & Important Reminder
This message is for all current 6th and 7th grade band students only: Please read these set of instructions for this year's End-of-Year Placement Auditions. These auditions determine which ensemble (group) students will be placed in next school year. All current 6th and 7th grade band students are required to participate so we can adequately… Continue reading EOY Placement Audition Instructions
The following information pertains only to 8th graders joining the Belton High School Marching 100, and is directly from Shannon Gill, Director of Bands: We, the band staff, in accordance with recommendations from Administration, have decided not to hold video auditions this semester for band placement for next school year. Instead, we will place students in the… Continue reading Updated Information for M100 HS Band Auditions
Greetings, and welcome to the new age of learning online! We are all embarking on a new way of learning outside our Band Hall, and we want to work together. We want to still support our students' musical development, and we know they are probably missing their friends. Right now, these plans will be for… Continue reading Online Learning Plans
Mrs. Motl's nephew, Altin Sencalar, recently released a jazz album, "Realization" with Chris Glassman as part of The Sencalar/Glassman Quintet. The pair also visited members of the South Belton Band giving a masterclass on practice habits/techniques, philosophy, and demonstrating their savvy licks. Check out the article in the Temple Daily Telegram here.
As we look ahead to planning for next school year, we need your feedback on your 6th or 7th grade son or daughter's likely choice for their enrollment in Band next year. We really appreciate your child's participation in our program, and we sincerely hope they decide to continue to play their instrument and learn… Continue reading Band Intention Form
Recently, we held the 9th Annual Band Solo & Ensemble Contest here at SBMS. All band students spent a few months preparing a solo to be performed in front of a judge, as well as some ensembles. Overall, there were 164 events that were judged by 7 adjudicators. Of those, 129 were awarded first division… Continue reading Solo & Ensemble Contest Results
8th Grade Band Parents, It's time to start talking about High School Band! Click both here and here for information regarding M100 auditions, as well as important dates to put on your calendar. We will talking with the students directly about this as well, but we also want to keep parents informed. If you have… Continue reading Auditions for High School Band