The Band Program at Traughber JHS is comprised of nearly 400 of the most dedicated students in the school, expressing their artistry through one of 6 ensembles. Recognized multiple times for excellence in music education, the Traughber JHS Band Program strives to offer the best instrumental middle level music education in the country. We are pleased to receive strong support from our parents, administration, and community as we pursue this goal. Our students and ensembles have been recognized at local, state, and national levels for their work. Many of our alums continue to perform and teach professionally.
The department provides many opportunities throughout the year to hear our musicians. Please take a look at our calendar and we hope to see you at some upcoming events.
This Week with the Traughber Band February 8-15, 2016
Do you Know Have a 5th Grader Interested in Band?
Appointments are April 1 & 2, 2016. Send them to this link for more information!
Monday, February 8..6th Grade Full Band, 7:15am
Tuesday, February 9...Jazz Band, 7:10-7:50 am
Wednesday, February 10...7th Grade Full Band, 7:15am
Thursday, February 11...Jazz Band, 7:10-7:50 am
Friday, February 12..8th Grade Full Band & Photo Shoot, 7:15am
Saturday, February 13...
Sunday, February 14...Home Work & Playing Tests
District 308 Fine Arts Festival & Music Contest
All Bands & Choirs Perform (6, 7 & 8)
Saturday, March 5, 2016
Site: Bednarcik JHS
Traughber 6th Grade Gold Band: 8:30am Check in, 9:30am Performance, 10:00 am finished for the day
Traughber 6th Grade Panther Band:9:00 am Check in, 10:00 am Performance, 10:30 am finished for the day
Traughber 7th Grade Band:11:45 am Check in, 12:45 pm Performance, 1:20 pm finished for the day
Traughber 8th Grade Band:2:55 pm Check in, 3:55 pm Performance, 4:40 pm finished for the day
Practice Assignments for Feb. 8-15
Practice Minute Goal on Smartmusic ~ 30 minutes per week.
6th Grade Percussion: Mallets #83, 84
6th Grade WW/Brass: WB #83, 84
7th Grade: Solo, #139
8th Grade: Solo, Folk Dance
Playing Tests for Feb. 8-15
6th Perc: #85 in SM, Concert Music in Class
6th WW & Brass: #85 in SM, Concert Music in Class
7th: #139 in SM, Concert Music in class
8th: Folk Dance Tests #3 & 4 in SM
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