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2020 Registration Form

All instrumental students are required to complete the 2020 membership form.  Please click on this link to access the Google Form and submit.

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 8/28–Th 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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.

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.

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 …

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10 times the donation, one day only!

Amazon is celebrating its #1 ranking in customer satisfaction by the ACSI! Today, March 16, Amazon will donate 5% (10 times the usual donation rate) of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Instrumental Parent Boosters. Get started at

Chipotle Fundraiser

We are having our Chipotle fundraiser on Sunday, 3/19 at the Greenbelt Chipotle! Tell them you are with Parkdale Music for us to get the fundraising credit. We earn half of whatever each family buys, so this is a GREAT opportunity for us to raise much needed money for higher quality instruments and music.  Print …

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