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 […]
Our band students are once again selling the annual birthday calendars! If you or someone you know would like to order a calendar and have not yet been contacted, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to place your order. Calendars are $10 each, the same price as last year. Our band also appreciates support from […]
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!
If you haven’t placed your Yankee Candle order yet with one of our band members, you have ONE MORE WEEK to buy some of the best candles on the market! Due to family illness, Mr. Whitcomb will be out for most of this week (Feb 2-6). We are postponing our order turn-in date to MONDAY, FEBRUARY […]
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.