Sep 06

2017 Membership Form

All instrumental students are required to complete the 2017 membership form.  Please click on this link to access the Google Form and submit.

Sep 06

2017 Instrumental Handbook

The 2017 Instrumental Handbook is available here for you to download.

Aug 23

Marching Band Mini-Camp

Mini-Camp was finally approved this afternoon because of delays relating to repairs on our hallway. We will hold camp for the marching band from Mon 8/28Th 8/31 from 5-8pm. Attire will be solid back shorts, plain white t-shirt, and athletic shoes each day. I was able to get some plain black shorts for my son from Modell’s for $8, but I’m guessing you can probably find some even cheaper at Walmart or Forman Mills. Right now, we are only set up for musicians; I will advise if the flags and/or dancers need to report once i hear back from their coaches. Please share this information with new students who you may know are coming to Parkdale, and let me know if you have any questions.

SLC members need to be enrolled to our SLC group on Remind.

Thanks, and enjoy the rest of your vacations. (I’m sure I’m forgetting something.)

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Everett Martin

Director of Instrumental Music

Parkdale HS 6001 Good Luck Road Riverdale, MD 20737

(301)513-5700 x85034

Twitter and Instagram: @parkdalebands

Aug 23

PHS Marching Band Camp 2017

The Marching Panthers are back for 2017!  All new and returning students who are participating in this year’s Marching Band, must report to mini-camp beginning on Monday, August 28th, from 5pm-8pm, in the PHS band room.  Mini camp will run from Monday the 28th, through Thursday the 31st, from 5pm-8pm every day.  Students are required to wear solid black shorts and plain white t-shirts, along with athletic shoes.  The mini-camp will be limited to musicians only.  All auxiliary components including the Dancing Diamonds, Fabulous Flags, and Banner Girls, will receive separate instructions.

Jun 21

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May 28

FREE! Bowie State Music Camps

MAC marching band camp 2017 Concert and Jazz Camp 2017

This year University Bands will present 2 sessions of the Mid Atlantic Summer Band Camp:

Concert and Jazz (June 19 –June 23) 8am-4pm

Location: BSU Fine and Performing Arts Center, Band Room (Room #2235A)

Participation Fee: FREE

The Mid Atlantic Concert and Jazz Camp provides the perfect opportunity for high school musicians to enhance their musical capabilities, self discipline, motivation and networking skills thru a week long camp dedicated to the fundamentals of Concert and Jazz band.  The camp is open to rising 9th grade thru 12th grade musicians.

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Marching Band (June 26- June 308am-4pm

Location: BSU Fine and Performing Arts Center, Band Room (Room #2235A)

Participation Fee: FREE

The Mid Atlantic Summer Marching Band Camp is designed to provide individuals with a comprehensive understanding of vital concepts of musicianship, dedication, pride and self-motivation through the medium of Marching Band.  This week of camp is open to 9th through 12th grade students with atleast one year of participation in a band program.

 

Students must provide their own instruments.

We do not offer housing and students are to pack their own lunch daily.

Onsite registration is an option however students may pre register via emailing the following information to bbennett@bowiestate.edu.

 

Name

Grade

Email

Instrument or Auxiliary Unit

School

Band Director

Emergency Contact

Emergency Number

Please share this information with your students.

 

Thank you for your support!

 

For information regarding either session of camp please contact Mr. Billy R Bennett at (301) 860-3783 or bbennett@bowiestate.edu

 

Billy R. Bennett

Assistant Director

University Bands

Bowie State University

3018603783

Fax 3018603767

bbennett@bowiestate.edu

www.bsusos.com

May 28

Instrumental Music @ PHS Class of 2017 Graduation

The PHS Instrumental Music Program will be providing the melodious sounds for the graduating class of 2017!

Graduation will take place at The Xfinity Center, on the campus of the University of Maryland College Park, on FRIDAY, JUNE 2nd. It begins promptly at 1:30 pm. Graduating seniors will be expected to arrive between 11:30 am – 11:45 am.

Mar 21

Chipotle Night Thank You

Thanks to everyone who made it out to Chipotle night yesterday! We’ll find out how we did in a couple of days, and we will share at our April boosters meeting on Tuesday, 4/11.

Mar 21

Q3 Playing Exams due Wednesday

I sent out the Q3 playing exams over the weekend, and students have until Wednesday to submit, either electronically (video) or in person during their lunch (or some other time when I am available). I will not use class time to listen to a test this quarter.

Mar 21

Howard University Annual Spring Concert

I just got a flyer for the subject concert on Thursday evening. Howard’s Concert Band director guest conducted the festival band last week, and his “Concert” Band (what most of us would call Symphonic Band) is outstanding! Extra credit to anyone (band or orchestra) who attends, and brings me back a program (be prepared to talk to me about the show).

Spring Concert Invitation Flyer

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