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THE PRIDE OF MILLER HIGH, WASHBURN’S “ORANGE AND BLUE BAND”

AUGUST BAND CAMP

AUGUST 22ND – SEPTEMBER 1ST

3-5:00 P.M.

Register here









 

OPPORTUNITY TO MEET NEW PLAYERS AND

HAVE FUN WITH OLD BANDMATES.

LEARN NEW SONGS, RE-LEARN SONGS.

GREAT ACTIVITY TO JUMPSTART OUR BAND YEAR.

1ST  WEEK IS AT WHS

2ND WEEK IS AT SWHS,

MARCH AT

“THE GREAT MINNESOTA GET-TOGETHER”

THE MINNESOTA STATE FAIR.

 

2022 Camp Schedule 

 

Cost: $10 for a band t-shirt

(payable in cash or by check to "WHS")

(Monday August 22nd - 2pm Drumline and Section Leaders prep for camp)

 

Monday August 22nd - 3pm-5pm Camp Begins! 

Wear your MILLER Gear!

Tuesday August 23th - 3pm-5pm Camp - Hat Day

Wednesday August 24th - 3pm-5pm Camp –

Beach-Themed Spirit Day

Thursday August 25th - 3pm-5pm Camp –

Section Spirit Day - coordinate your outfit!

Friday August 26th - 3pm-5pm Camp Plus

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Hot Dog Cookout and Potluck out on the MALL

Monday August 29th – at SWHS 3pm-5pm Camp –

Jersey Day - wear your favorite jersey!

Tuesday August 30th - 3pm-5pm Camp - Tie-Dye Spirit Day

Wednesday August 31st - 3pm-5pm Camp – Section SpiritDay - winning section gets extra spending $$ at the Fair!

 

Thursday Sept 1st - State Fair Day! - 

    10:30am – Rehearsal (at SWHS)

    11:15am - Lunch (provided - pizza and fruit)

    11:45pm - load bus to Fair

    12:30pm - Warm Ups/Rehearsal

    1:00pm - line up/parade

    3:00pm  - Bus #1 Returns OR Free time at the Fair

(entry ticket provided!)

    5:00pm  - Bus #2 Returns

*students may stay later at the Fair with parent permission

 

 

TIM MARTIN

Band and Orchestra Director, Washburn High School

612-668-9376 vm | 612-668-3431 office
tim.martin@mpls.k12.mn.us

 

MISSION

To build a community with music and through the skills and concepts leanred in band and Orchestra, which will foster individual talents, develop self esteem, motivate through daily challenges, inspire students to become responsible and contributing citizens.

All with Miller P-R-I-D-E. (Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Determination,Excellence)

 

 

INSTRUMENTAL OFFERINGS

 

 

Concert Band -Students with at least one year of middle school playing experience, a positive attitude, and the self motivation to improve their skills, are eligible for this course. Various styles of band literature and difficulty of music are used to develop individual and group performance skills. Emphasis is placed on proper breathing, tone quality, intonation, articulation, development of range, and music and reading skills.

 

Wind Ensemble - 10th grade – 12th grade Students with Concert Band playing experience are eligible to audition for this course. A wide variety of styles of band literature and a high level of difficulty of music are used to develop individual and group performance skills. 

 

Advanced Orchestra - Orchestra is an our string ensemble of student musicians, grades 9-12 who play violin, viola, cello,and  and the double bass, and demonstrate a high level of performance practices.  Advanced techniques, ear training skills, music theory, and appropriate rehearsal/performance disciplines will be taught and maintained within the group.  Students participating must be available for public performances, solo and ensemble adjudicated events, and occasional after school rehearsals. 

 

 

Jazz Ensembles -- This group studies and performs a variety of literature, including swing, jazz, and rock. Each year, the group performs at concerts, adjudicated festivals, and various civic occasions. Special emphasis is placed on developing improvisation skills and ensemble playing. Membership requires a high degree of musical skill and personal discipline. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Questions? Contact tim.martin@mpls.k12.mn.us | 612-668-3431.

 

  WHS DOWN THE FIELD   --  Our great fight song.

  Curse of the Rosin Eating Zombies from Outer Space   --  Fall Orchestra Concert 2018

  Goblin Boogie   --  Fall Orchestra Concert 2018

  Fling For Strings   --  Fall Orchestra Concert 2018

  Lion City   --  Fall orchestra concert 2018

  Today   --  Fall Orchestra Concert 2018

  Two Selections from Mozart's Requiem Mass   --  Fall Orchestra Concert 2018

  abracadabra   --  Fall Band Concert 2018

  dark fortress   --  Fall Band Concert 2018

  hambone   --  Fall Band Concert 2018

  tight squeeze   --  Fall Band Concert 2018

  shenandoah   --  Fall Band Concert 2018

AUGUST BAND CAMP

THE PRIDE OF MILLER HIGH, WASHBURN’S “ORANGE AND BLUE BAND”

AUGUST BAND CAMP

AUGUST 22ND – SEPTEMBER 1ST

Register here

 
 
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