Abbott Middle School

Directors: Chad Mielens, Karl Stein & Lynn Brosnan

West Bloomfield Band Department 2016-2017 Syllabus

Concert Uniform Attire:

6th Grade Girls and Boys:
Long sleeved white shirt, black dress pants, black shoes and socks (no tie)

7th Grade Girls and Boys:
Long sleeved white shirt with collar, bow tie, black dress pants, black shoes and socks
Bow Tie:  $5

8th Grade Girls and Boys:
Long sleeved white shirts with collar, bow tie, uniform jacket, black pants, black shoes and socks
Jacket Cleaning Fee:  $5, Bow Tie:  $5

Uniform Fitting Day:  TBA
On the fitting day, we will take all orders for bow ties.  If you have a bow tie from last year, you may use the same bow tie this year.  They will be delivered before the first concert.  If possible, please bring in the money on the day of fitting.  Bring money (cash or check made out to BBAWB) in an envelope with your name on it.

Important Dates

Marching Band Field Day
Saturday, September 10, 2016
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Homecoming Parade, Tailgate and Football Game
All 7th & 8th grade band students are invited to march and play with the West Bloomfield High School Marching Band for Homecoming 2016
Friday, September 23, 2016
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Abbott 7th & 8th Grade Band Concert
October 20, 2016, 7:00pm
Abbott Middle School Gymnasium

MSBOA All-State Auditions (website)
7th & 8th Grades
October 27 – 30, 2016
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West Bloomfield High School, Abbott Middle School & Orchard Lake Middle School Winter Concert
Thursday, December  8, 2016, 7:00pm
Grades 7 – 12
West Bloomfield High School Auditorium

Abbott Middle School 6th Grade Concert
Date Coming Soon, 7:00pm
Abbott Middle School Gymnasium

Abbott 8th Grade Pre-Festival Clinic
Wednesday, March 8, 2017, (Time TBD)
West Bloomfield High School Auditorium

MSBOA Band Festival
Date Coming Soon (Feb 24/25, March 3/4 or March 10/11)
Site TBD

MSBOA Middle School Solo & Ensemble
7th & 8th Grades
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Lake Orion Oakview Middle School

Abbott and OLMS Symphony Bands to Cedar Point
Saturday, May 2017
Music in the Parks Festival

Spring Concert
All Abbott Bands
Thursday, May 24, 2017, 7:00pm
Abbott Middle School Gymnasium

Smart Music


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more information

Links

Private Lessons
MSBOA (Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association)
Music in the Parks
Abbott Middle School

May 2015: Orchard Lake and Abbott combined to make the West Bloomfield School District Symphony Band. They performed at the Cedar Point Music In the Parks festival and earned 1st place in the Middle School Concert Band Class A category and also brought home the trophy for “best overall” Middle School Concert Band.