Two Performances this week!
Jazz Bands 1 & 2, Concert Band, Symphonic Band and the Wind Ensemble will all perform on the Band Concert on Thursday evening, March 6th beginning at 7:30 PM. Call time is 6:30 PM and students need to bring black shoes and socks as well as their grey undershirt.
The Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble have been selected to perform for the NSBA State Concert Band Festival on Saturday, March 8th in the Kimball Recital Hall on the UNL Campus. This is quite an honor. The Wind Ensemble will perform at 3:00 PM and the Symphonic Band at 4:00 PM. The public is invited to attend. A detailed itinerary may be found below.
MSHS Hosting HWAA Championships
Millard South will host the HWAA Championships on Saturday, March 22nd. We will need a number of students and adults to help run this event. Please go to http://www1.mysignup.com/cgi-bin/view.cgi?datafile=hwaa_championships_at_millard_south and sign up for a role and time that suits you. Thanks for your help with this great Winter Guard event!
Jazz Band earns 1+ rating at Westside
Jazz Band 1 performed at the Westside High School Jazz Festival on January 28th. They earned a 1+ rating from all 4 judges. The judges were all a part of Mike "Gooch" Gurcillo's Las Vegas Big Band. The students also got to attend a performance by Gooch's band that evening.
Congratulations to Students Selected to Honor Bands
nConcordia University – Nov. 1 – Congrats Dacota Vaughn!
nUNL Winter Festival – Jan. 24-26, Congrats Evan Hoylman and Grant Thomas!
nUNO Honor Band – Jan. 24-26, Congrats Ashley Curtis, Dacota Vaughn, Katie Anderson, Mile McKinley, Spencer Reynolds-East, Zoe Wilhelm, Kendall Ellis, Will Marble, Blake Andersen.
nHastings Honor Band - Feb. 6-8, Congrats Evan Hoylman, Zoe Wilhelm and David Baker for being selected!
Congratulations All-State Musicians!
The following band members have been selected for an All-State Music ensemble. David Baker, Rachel Ballard, Ashley Curtis, Amaya Heuertz, Evan Hoylman, Delaney Lynam, Will Marble (alt.), Spencer Reynolds-East, Alex Sharp, Dan Shriver, Grant Thomas,and Zoe Wilhelm will be a part of the All-State Band or Orchestra. Serena Johnson, Braxton Carr and Adam Eschliman will be a part of the All-State Choir and Adrienne Stratton will be a part of the All-State Orchestra.
Congrats to the "Patriots Pride"!
The Marching Band improved each week throughout the season. They received a 57.95 at the Millard West Wildcat Invitational, and then "1" ratings at all the rest of their competitions throughout the season including: a 72.2 at the Festival of Bands in Sioux Falls, a 75 at the Dutchmen Festival in Orange City, a 77.6 at Omaha
Marching Invitational on October 19th and a 78.85 and 7th place finish at the Nebraska Bandmasters State Marching Contest at Buell Stadium on October 26th. A big THANK YOU goes out to all of you for that volunteered to help with the State Marching Band Contest.
If you would like to order a video of the performance the Order Form from Mid-America Images is attached below.
Metropolitan Area Youth Jazz Orchestra
Congratulations to Grant Thomas for being selected to be a part of the the Metropolitan Area Youth Jazz Orchestra (MAYJO) for the second year! Their next concert is as a part of the UNO Jazz Festival on February 21 & 22.
General Information about Band at Millard South
Selmer Band Manual for Quizzes.
Use this form as a communication tool for missed performances or rehearsals.
Frequently asked questions for folks new to the band.
Band Handbook, Forms & Calendar for 2013-14
Guide to Step-Up Instruments
NSBA State Concert Band Festival Itinerary for 3-8-14
No "Homework" exist(s)