Hello Band Parents, Students, and Supporters! It’s fundraising season for the Montrose Band program, and I want to send out a quick update, as well as some information on the anticipated 2017 high school band trip. First off, thanks so much to all who supported our FanCloth apparel sale! It was an incredibly beneficial fundraiser, […]
Congratulations! Our Honor Choir has been selected for the 2015-2016 school year! This also includes our delegates and alternates for the 2015 All-State Chorus. All-State Chorus Delegates: Maria Holland Megan Erickson Caleb Krouse Collin Cleveland ASC Alternates: Sarah Kipp Morgan Sechser Tate Reiner Dawson Hopkins Honor Choir Members: Jocelyn Krouse Leah Kappenmann We are still […]
This is Mr. Whitcomb, and I just want to say WELCOME BACK to all our students here at Montrose! The school year has officially begun, and we’re already almost a week in. I wanted to send a note to everyone involved in the music department to get out some information about upcoming events, classroom procedures […]
The 147th Army National Guard paid us a visit today! We heard the Cup Song, Bohemian Rhapsody, music from The Incredibles, and Already Home. This band’s day job is to serve our country, but their part time job is to provide incredible music for people everywhere. Fine work, soldiers!
Our marching season has officially kicked off! Friday was the Montrose homecoming parade, and the premiere of the Montrose Irish Marching Band. We have plenty of work to do, but we’re ready to work on it! Here are the future dates for our parades: September 25 – East Central Marching Festival (Arlington, SD) – 10:30 […]
In April 2014, the Montrose Music Department applied for the ING Unsung Heroes grant, a multi-award opportunity in order to build or improve an educational project that adds value to the community around the school. This July, we were informed that we had been awarded the $2,000 initial grant in order to enhance our Music […]
So you’re a sax or clarinet player, and you’re just starting your career. There’s a whole lot of confusing stuff out there–mouthpiece, reed, ligature, care and maintenance items.