Fertitta Middle School
Firebird Band

9905 West Mesa Vista Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89148

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Last Updated: December 4, 2016

Important Dates:


December 8 FERTITTA WINTER BAND CONCERTS FOR ALL BAND STUDENTS!!  THIS IS MANDATORY AND A SUMMATIVE GRADE!  6pm will be Beginning Band and Advanced Band (call time is 5:40pm...DON'T BE LATE!!).  7pm will be Intermediate Band and Jazz Band (call time is 6:40pm...DON'T BE LATE!!).  Both concerts will last about 45 minutes.


CONGRATULATIONS TO THE STUDENTS WHO AUDITIONED FOR THE CCSD HONOR BANDS!! FERTITTA IS PROUD OF ALL WHO AUDITIONED!!  THE FOLLOWING STUDENTS MADE HONOR BAND:
(Symphonic Band is the top band, Concert Band is the second band)

Addaline Kingon - 3rd chair Flute, Concert Band
Emma Reid - 4th chair Bassoon, Symphonic Band
Noah Tran - 3rd chair Bassoon, Concert Band
Shane Herbert - 1st chair Clarinet, Symphonic Band
Ben Bell - 3rd chair Clarinet, Symphonic Band
Dylan Han - 6th chair Clarinet, Symphonic Band
Sona Shirinian - 7th chair Clarinet, Symphonic Band
Danait Ghezai - 11th chair Clarinet, Symphonic Band
Michael Stirling - 2nd chair Clarinet, Concert Band
Tristan Eaton - 9th chair Clarinet, Concert Band
David Oceguera - 1st chair Bass Clarinet, Concert Band
Max Rasmussen - 2nd chair Bass Clarinet, Concert Band
Natalie Cothran - 1st chair Trumpet, Symphonic Band
Jaden O Brien - 9th chair Trumpet, Concert Band
Esther Johnson - 5th chair, Concert Band
Isaac Anderson - 1st Chair Tuba, Symphonic Band
Dallin Benson - 2nd chair Percussion, Symphonic Band

BRASS STUDENTS: PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE VALVE OIL (OR SLIDE CREAM FOR TROMBONES) AND SLIDE GREASE.

CLARINET AND SAX STUDENTS:  PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A BOX OF SIZE 2.5 REEDS.  ONE OR TWO REEDS WON'T DO.

The $40 band fee is due now.  Please make sure you (and parents) have read the handbook and print, sign, and return the Parent Student Agreement Form by Thursday, Sept.8 for an 'A' grade.

Jazz Band will be meeting everyday unless otherwise notified. We will meet at 8:10am except for Tuesdays will be 8:30am.

This week jazz will meet:
     Monday      Full Band
     Tuesday     Full Band
           Wednesday     Full Band
     Thursday   Full Band
     Friday         No Class         


                                                      
Contact Mr. Reid with any questions at
reidls@interact.ccsd.net


Here are some GREAT online tools to help you practice!

Online Metronome
Another online Metronome

Online Tuner

Listen for pitch accuracy

Listen to concert band music online
 


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