Dear Marching Band Families,

We are so excited for an amazing 2014 marching band season!  Welcome to all of our new band members and families!

MARCHING BAND HANDBOOK:  Attached to this email is an updated Marching Band Handbook.  Please take the time to read through it as it will explain what marching band is, the buzz words, the competitions, football games, band camp, etc.  If you cannot read the attachment, you can find the Marching Band Handbook on the website by clicking HERE.

FACEBOOK:   Facebook is one of the ways we will communicate with you.  Please make sure you are a member of our “Official West Bloomfield Marching Band Page” (group).  If you are not already a member, please search for the group on Facebook and ask to join the group.

We also run a public Facebook page.  Go to and “Like” the page so you will see our updates in your newsfeed.  Please check our website often.  It has most anything you would ever want to know about West Bloomfield Bands.

EMAIL:  The Band Booster email address is:  Mr. Mielens has a new email address as of mid-June:

New member rehearsal begin on July 21 and full band rehearsals begin on July 31.  Color guard and the battery are rehearsing throughout the summer.  Check out our band calendar often at for updates.

Have a great week!