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Gladwin Bands Fund Raiser Raffle

Contact Ed Falls or see your favorite Band student to get your tickets today. Sale ends July 27.

Raffle Flyer 2018

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!

2018 MSBOA District 9 All Star Band

The MSBOA District 9 All Star Band concert took place on Saturday, January 20. Gladwin Community Schools was well represented having 16 students earn places in the two bands. The conductors were Roger Weyersberg from Saginaw Valley State University and Marty Marks from Adrian College.2018 District All Star Band

East Shore Wind Symphony HS Honor Band Members

On Saturday, December 16 The East Shore Wind Symphony presented their annual Christmas Concert and High School Honor Band. Here we have some of our Gladwin Band members posing for a picture after their East Shore Honor Band performance!

East Shore Honor Band

JH Solo & Ensemble Results

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On Saturday, December 2, several members of the Gladwin Junior 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.4 events performed with 10 events earning First Division ratings and 4 events earning Second Division ratings.

The following Gladwin students performed at the festival:  Jack Willford and Zoe Jines – Trumpet Duet, Tobias Shipp – Baritone Solo, Hannah Elmore, Katie Raymond, Tobias Ship – Mixed Trio, Hannah Elmore – Clarinet Solo, Grace Whitman – Flute Solo, Hayden Hurst – Trumpet Solo, Hannah Elmore, Katie Raymond – Woodwind Duet, Meradith Anderson – Flute Solo, Skylar Davy – Flute Solo, Parker Guoan, Nathan Keen, Emily Wyniemko – Trumpet Trio, Katie Raymond – Tenor Sax Solo, Meradith Anderson, Grace Whitman – Flute Duet, Nathan Keen – Trumpet Duet, Hayden Hurst, Parker Guoan, Tobias Shipp – Brass Trio.

Congratulation to all students for their fine performances!

Congratulations Megan Trombley!

Megan Trombley CMU Honor Band