Mr. Shores

Coopertown Middle School Band
Mr. Shores, Director

 Band Book

6th Grade – Essential Elements 2000 Book 1       $8.99     

                                                      Percussion Book      $14.99


A representative from Music & Arts will be at CMS on

August 11th, 6pm

 6th Grade band members must attend this rental meeting with at least one guardian.  Rental prices are listed on the Music & Arts hand out, and the representative will be discussing rental agreements and accepting payment. If using a credit card, the cardholder must be present.

 Additionally, all band members who already have an instrument must make sure it is in proper working condition.


            Instrument lockers in the band room will be assigned to every band member. Locks for the lockers are highly recommended in order to provide security for instruments and other band member possessions. Locks and combinations/keys to locks are the responsibility of the band member.

 Progress Reports

            The Band Progress Report for each quarter displays the playing/written test assignments and due dates, as well as teacher’s comments about their progress. Every student is also required to maintain a practice record of a minimum of 7 hours per quarter.  These should be reviewed with your student on a regular basis.

 Band Concerts

            Concerts account for 10% of the student’s overall grade in each quarter that they are held. Concerts will be scheduled at the beginning of each school year.

                                     October 5th, 6:30pm (7th & 8th Only)
                                     December 12, 6:30pm
                                     March ???, MTSBOA Band Festival (7th & 8th Only)
                                                 Specific Date and Time - TBA
                                     March 8th, 6:30pm
                                     May 15th, 6:30pm

The following concert attire is worn at every performance by all band members.

            Ladies: White Top, Black Dress Pants/Skirt, Black Dress Shoes

            Gentlemen: White Shirt with Collar, Tie, Black Dress Pants, Black Dress Shoes

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