Fertitta Middle School
Firebird Band

9905 West Mesa Vista Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89148

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Last Updated: October 3, 2017

NEW!!  PRACTICE CHARTS!!  Every student is expected to print a practice chart for every week and turn in every Monday for a formative grade.

PRACTICE CHART

Cookie Dough orders will be in October 10.  Please make arrangements to be picked up from school if you have an order larger than you can carry!!

The Advanced Performing Arts groups will be holding their annual Three Square Benefit Concert on October 25.  Admission is one non-perishable food item per person please.  This is a great cause!!
Advanced Band students are asked to wear a Halloween type costume in lieu of a uniform.  Please no masks and make sure you can play your instrument!!


Parents: Please make sure your band student is the only one handling the instrument.  Younger (and older) brothers/sisters love to mess with instruments.  They look like they're indestructible but THEY ARE NOT!


The Parent/Student Agreement Form is due Friday, Sept. 1

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


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 Friday, Sept. 1 for an 'A' grade.

Cookie Dough Fund Raiser money is due
Tuesday, Sept. 12.  Profits go into student accounts and can be used for just about anything band related.

Jazz Band will meet Wednesday, 9/6-Friday, 9/8.

                                                      
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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