Band

  • Edgar Rubio
    Band Director

    Rubio

    SPRING CONCERT FOR BEGINNING BAND & JAZZ BAND

    ON MARCH 9TH AT 7 PM AT STMS CAFETERIA

    Click here to access STMS Band Webpage.

    Beginning Band

    The Beginning Band is for all students learning to play an instrument for the first time. The class will focus on developing the musical ability, tone quality, and basic fundamentals of every student. In addition to regularly scheduled tests, participation grades, quizzes, and assignments, students must attend the following performances to be eligible for the grade of an A.

     

    Symphonic Band

    The Symphonic Band is composed of 6th, 7th and 8th graders. This group will meet every day during second period. In addition to regularly scheduled tests, participation grades, and quizzes, students must attend the following performances to be eligible for the grade of an A.

     

    Wind Ensemble

    The Wind Ensemble is the composed of 7th and 8th graders and meets every day during first period. Students in this group arerequired to attend rehearsals before school as scheduled by the director. These rehearsals begin at 8:00 AM and will be listed on the monthly band calendar located on the band web page www.stmsbands.com. Failure to be on time or attend the morning rehearsal for any reason other than a medical or family emergency will result in loss of chair and placement at the end of the section. Students who lose their chair must use the challenge system to earn their way up the section. Along with the regularly scheduled tests, participation grades, quizzes, and quarterly pass-off assignments, students must attend the following performances to be eligible to receive the grade of an A.