CMU Band Day Information-UPDATE

CMU Band Day Schedule has been moved up by 30 minutes due to traffic-related issues near the stadium.  Please download the form below for FINAL details regarding Saturday.

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CMU BAND DAY INFORMATION 2019

HS Solo & Ensemble Results

On Saturday, February 2, several members of the Gladwin High School Band traveled to Beaverton High School to participate in the MSBOA District 9 Solo & Ensemble Festival.  The Festival was attended by students from all over north east Michigan. The students prepared solos and small ensembles and their performances were evaluated by trained MSBOA adjudicators.  The Gladwin contingent did very well.  21 events performed with 13 events earning First Division ratings, 7 events earning Second Division ratings and 1 Third Division rating.

The following Gladwin students earned First Division ratings: Carly Haines – Alto Sax Solo, Hannah Elmore – Clarinet Solo, Katie Raymond – Tenor Sax Solo, Olivia Klein – Flute Solo, Kaitlyn Levine – Trumpet Solo, Victor Edick – Tenor Sax Solo, Alexander Beecher – Trombone Solo, Mario Sangret-Savalle – French Horn Solo. Carly Haines, Grant Shafer, Victor Edick, Danielle Klamer – Saxophone Quartet, Parker Guoan, Emily Wyniemko, Macy Haines, Lexi Moore, Hannah Elmore, Tanner Bissonette – Woodwind Ensemble, Brittany Sharpsteen, DJ Nyman, Jonny Bazzle, Kaitlyn Levine, Nathan Keen, Parker Guoan, Donny Underhill, Emily Wyniemko, Emily Withrow – Trumpet Ensemble, Jeb Bukosky and Danielle Roggow – Tuba Duet, Hannah Elmore and Katie Raymond – Woodwind Duet.

Earning second division ratings were: VaDawn Wagnitz – Flute Solo, Grant Shafer – Alto Sax Solo, Jeb Bukosky – Tuba Solo, Ashley Wisniewski – Clarinet Solo, Nathan Keen, Parker Guoan, Tanner Bissonette, Katie Raymond – Mixed Quartet, Victoria Doan and Olivia Klein – Flute Duet, Kassidy Teffner and Hailey Kokowicz – Trombone Duet.

Victoria Doan earned a Third Division rating for her Flute Solo.

In spite of the bad weather and lack of rehearsal time, these students persevered and gave some truly fine performances. You represented Gladwin High School and the Gladwin Bands very well.

All events that earned a First Division rating have qualified for the State Festival which will take place in March.

Congratulation to all students for their fine performances!

MSBOA District 9 All Star Band

The MSBOA District 9 All Star Band concert took place on Saturday, January 19 at Alpena High School. The Gladwin Bands were well represented having 12 students earn places in the two bands. These students earned their spots through an audition process that included students from schools all over north east Michigan. The students selected for this honor were: VaDawn Wagnitz, Emily Withrow, Hayden Hurst, Nathan Keen, Hannah Elmore, Victor Edick, Meradith Anderson, DJ Nyman, Katie Raymond, Mario Sangret-Savalle, Sabrina Chisum and Kaitlyn Levine, In addition to earning places in the two Bands, Kaitlyn Levine and Sabrina Chisum earned First Chair in their sections. Congratulations to all for your fine performances!

JH Solo & Ensemble Festival Results

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On Saturday, December 1, several members of the Gladwin Junior High School Band traveled to Tawas High School to participate in the MSBOA District 9 Solo & Ensemble Festival.  The Festival was attended by students from all over north east Michigan. The students prepared solos and small ensembles and their performances were evaluated by trained MSBOA adjudicators.  The Gladwin contingent did very well. 12 events performed with 9 events earning First Division ratings and 3 events earning Second Division ratings.

The following Gladwin students performed at the festival:  Jack Willford, Katie Haines, Mary Miller, Madison Ellis, Sabrina Chisum – Brass Quintet, Jack Willford – Trumpet Solo, Grace Whitman – Flute Solo, Kaelyn Wuelfing – Alto Saxophone Solo, Cassidy Olivastri – Clarinet Solo, Grace Whitman, John Whitman – Flute/Marimba Duet, Nathan Stein, Conner Aspinall, Sara Bowman, John Whitman – Percussion Quartet, Sabrina Chisum – Tuba Solo, Allison Keen, Cassidy Olivastri – Clarinet Duet, Sara Bowman, John Whitman – Marimba Duet, Meradith Anderson – Flute Solo, Skylar Davy – Flute Solo.

Congratulation to all students for their fine performances!

7th and 8th grade Band to Join Marching Band at Halftime Sept 21

On Friday, September 21, the 7th and 8th grade Bands will be joining the HS Marching Band at the Gladwin – Houghton Lake Football Game. This is our first performance as
listed in the band calendar that was sent home on the first day of school. The details
are as follows:
*All Students need to on the HS prac/ce field, ready to play at 5:00.
*All students should wear blue and white.
*We will march to the field with the HS Band, Cheer on the team, perform at
Halime, and march back to the HS aer the game.
*Students are expected to stay for the en/re game and will be dismissed from the
High School music room aer the game (approximately 9:30).
If you have any ques/ons please feel free to contact Mr. Falls

Click the link for full details

7th & 8th Grade Halftime Performance

Beginning Band Information

The 2018-2019 Beginning Band will be starting soon! We are very excited to see so many students signed up this year! Mr. Falls is looking forward to getting these new members of the Gladwin Band family started on their musical journey. We are sure that you have many questions. Below is a copy of the brochure that went home with students during the last week of school. It answers many questions that first time Band families have. If you have further questions please don’t hesitate to contact Mr. Falls.

I Signed Up for Band Now What

Cedar Point Bus and Group List

Final Cedar Point bus list and group list are posted below. Due to the number of empty seats Mr. Falls will need to collect an additional $4 per person to fully cover the cost of the trip. Please give your $4 to Mr. Falls when you arrive. Buses will be leaving from GHS at 5:00am. WE WILL NOT WAIT FOR YOU! Plan to be on your bus no later than 4:45.

Cedar Point Bus List

Cedar Point Group List

State Solo & Ensemble Festival Saturday, March 17

On Saturday, March 17, members of the GHS Symphonic Band will travel to Cadillac HS to perform in the MSBOA State Solo & Ensemble Festival. Find the schedule for the day in the link below.

 

State Solo & Ensemble Schedule & Information

District Band Festival Friday, March 9

On Friday, March 9 the JH and HS Bands will travel to Oscoda HS to perform for the MSBOA District 9 Band Festival Evaluations. The JH Band performs at 3:45 and the HS Band will perform at 7:00. All Performances are free and open to the public. Complete schedules for both Bands are in the link below.

 

Band Festival Schedules

HS Solo & Ensemble Results

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On Saturday, February 3, several members of the Gladwin High School Band traveled to Tawas Area High School to participate in the MSBOA District 9 Solo & Ensemble Festival.  The Festival was attended by students from all over north east Michigan. The students prepared solos and small ensembles and their performances were evaluated by trained MSBOA adjudicators.  The Gladwin contingent did very well.  17 events performed with 12 events earning First Division ratings and 4 events earning Second Division ratings.

The following Gladwin students earned First Division ratings:  Paige Heath for her Clarinet solo, Brittany Sharpsteen, Kaitlyn levine, DJ Nyman, Donny Underhill, Emily Withrow for their Trumpet Ensemble, Carly Haines for her Saxophone solo, Abby McKillips, DJ Nyman, Emily Withrow, Mario Sangret Savalle, Jeb Bukosky, Alexander Beecher for their Brass ensemble, VaDawn Wagnitz, Abby Withrow for their Flute duet, Megan Trombley for both her Clarinet and Bass Clarinet solos, Abby Withrow for her Flute Solo, Kassidee Roggow, Grant Otto, Noah Miller for their Percussion trio, Victor Edick, Carly Haines, Grant Shafer, Danielle Klamer for their Saxophone quartet, Kaitlyn Levine for her Trumpet solo, Megan Trombley, Cassie Foster, Paige Heath for their Clarinet trio.

Earning second division ratings were: Jeb Bukosky for his Trombone solo, Jeb Bukosky, Danielle Roggow for their Tuba duet, Mario Sangret-Savalle, VaDawn Wagnitz for their French Horn/Flute duet, Victoria Doan, Olivia Klein for their Flute duet, Victoria Doan for her Flute solo. All events that earned a First Division rating have qualified for the State Festival which will take place in March.

Congratulation to all students for their fine performances!