West Bloomfield Bands Newsletter


– Battery to perform at the United We Walk – January 20th.  Time:  TBD

– Practice is normal this week:   Jan 15th, 16th and 17th, 5pm – 8pm at Abbott MS

– We are in need of a person for the Rack and another Synthesizer person. If you know anyone interested please have them contact Pat @ pat@pat-mclaughlin.com

– Reminder there will be no busing to drumline events, kids must find rides to and from competitions. They must also provide their own lunches.

– 2nd Drumline payment is due this week.  Please send payment to Mary Ingweiller, 2019 Maddy Lane, Keego Harbor, MI 48320.  Make the check out to BBAWB.  If you have not paid at all, please send both the 1st and 2nd payment.

– Parents are welcome to stop in early to check the progress of the drumline.


Jazz Band

– Normal rehearsal this week.  Jan 14th and 16th, 2:30pm – 4:00pm

– Performs at the United We Walk event on January 20.  Time:  TBD


Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction

Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction set for March 20th – Save the date!


School concerts

Jan 16th OLMS has a 6th grade concert @ 7PM, more information
Jan 23rd Abbott has a 6th grade concert @7PM,  more information

Winter Color Guard

Color Guard practice this week Mon Jan 14th and Wed Jan 16th  @ Roosevelt, 6pm – 7:30pm

Winter Invitational

Volunteers are needed for the WBHS Winter Invitational featuring Color Guard and Winter Drumline groups from around the state.  We are in need of helpers in concessions, admissions, parking lot, and band guides. MCGC does allow students to be band guides for the winter invitational, so students are welcome!  Contact Ruth Richards today at richardsbandmom@gmail.com



BINGO is up and running every Friday night!  Add $30/week to your student’s band account and volunteer today.  Go to wbbands.info/fundraising/bingo for more information.



SCRIPS is a great way to add money to your child’s student account.  Purchase gift cards to various merchants and the merchant donates a percentage of your purchase to the band.  For more information, go to wbbands.info/fundraising/scrip-program


Marching Band

Coming in April:  Marching Band Registration!


Parent Meetings
Please mark your calendar and come to our next meeting on Monday, February 4, 7pm.

Questions?  check out wbbands.info or email wbbands@gmail.com.

Thank you!