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BEVERLY HILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL
INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

Home of the Bears!
Orchestra • Band • Color Guard • Jazz Ensemble
Tim Blessington, Director of Instrumental Music



January To June Calendar
Dates, performances and happenings from now ‘till June!
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Sectional/Group Lesson Schedule.
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The number of visitors to our site so far this year is........

The Upper Darby School District's mission is:
"To provide a comprehensive and challenging educational program which encourages all learners in a safe environment to respect others, value education, and appreciate and contribute to their community as confident, independent thinkers."

Upper Darby, PA







"Always remember........Your three best friends are:
Time Management
Commitment
& Communication "
-Megan Cook UDHS Class of 2019,
BHMS Class of 2015
(Member of the Band, Orchestra and
Jazz Ensemble)

See Megan’s “Making a Difference” video:
CLICK HERE!


Help us earn money for our Instrumental Music Program by participating in the BoxTops for Education Program!

We already participate in the program, all you have to do is clip the little "Box Tops" coupon and send them in to the band room with your son/daughter. If the coupon is on a lid, submit the entire lid (rinsed clean).




. 🍀 Updated - January 17, 2019 ☘️



Questions? Need to contact Mr. B.? Click on the mail link below:

E-Mail :
TimBxBHMS@aol.com


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Just think of the possibilities!



Thank you for visiting our website! This is the place where you will be able to find information about performances, rehearsal schedules, sheet music, learning materials, etc....
This website is always under construction and revision. Please let me know if there is missing or incorrect information and if there are links which do not function properly. Editing the website is a process which takes time, patience and attention to detail. Thanks for understanding!





With Talent Comes Responsibility!!!!


Events on the Horizon /Reminders:
Questions??? See Mr. Blessington in the Band Room on the lower level in room 12 or email Mr. B. Directly!

E-Mail :
TimBxBHMS@aol.com


The Week of January 14, 2019

Monday 1/14,
No Before School Rehearsals

Today’s lessons: Flutes and Clarinets!
Flutes and Clarinets on the Run!!

ALSO......
The Gala Band (7th and 8th Graders and 6th graders that auditioned) will rehearse at DREXEL HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL from 6 to 8 pm. Transportation is with your parents. Please be sure to bring your music and be in your seat ready to play by 6pm.


Tuesday 1/15,
No Before School Rehearsals.
EVERYONE should have their music printed out, and in their Binder!

Today’s lessons: Trumpets, Baritones and Trombones.


Wednesday 1/16,
ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL! 7:10am! Please be on time and prepared for rehearsal!


EVERYONE should have their music printed out, and in their Binder!

Today’s lessons: Saxophone & French Horn


Thursday 1/17,
No Before School Rehearsals

Today’s Lessons:
STRINGS! Violin, Viola, Cello & Bass!
Binder Check, TODAY!
AND
Gala Band rehearses at UDHS from 9:30 to 11:30
Meet Mr. Blessington in the bandroom at the end of 1st period. We will board a bus to UDHS. At 11:30 we will return to BH. 6th and 7th grade can eat lunch in the band room upon our return. The lunch room should still be open OR you can choose to pack a lunch for yourself. Be sure to bring your music!

Jazz Ensemble Rehearsal! From 6:30pm until 8:00pm in the band room.
Remember... our FIRST Jazz Fest is on Feb. 1st!!!! Are you prepared for rehearsal? Did you practice? Is your binder together?
With talent..............
and remember....your three best friends are.......

Time Management
Commitment
& Communication!


Friday 1/18,
NO Band Rehearsal Due to the 2 Hour Delay

Today’s Lessons:
Percussion, extra help and beginners.


Saturday 1/19,
The UDSD Gala!!

Show up to the UDHS Cafeteria at 1:30pm.
Come dressed properly in black and white.
Be ready to perform your best!
Any changes or updates will be given to you at our rehearsal on Thursday. Keep an eye on this part of the site for updates of the details.



The Week of January 21, 2019

Monday 1/21,
Dr. Martin Luther King Day! No School!



Tuesday 1/22,
BAND REHEARSAL! 7:10am. Please be on time and prepared for rehearsal!

EVERYONE should have their music printed out, and in their Binder!
Today’s lessons: Trumpets, Baritones and Trombones.


Wednesday 1/23,
ORCHESTRA REHEARSAL! 7:10am! Please be on time and prepared for rehearsal!


EVERYONE should have their music printed out, and in their Binder!

Today’s lessons: Saxophone & French Horn


Thursday 1/24,
No Before School Rehearsals

Today’s Lessons:
STRINGS! Violin, Viola, Cello & Bass!

AND
Jazz Ensemble Rehearsal! From 6:30pm until 8:00pm in the band room.
Remember... our FIRST Jazz Fest is on Feb. 1st!!!! Are you prepared? Did you practice? Is your binder together?
With talent..............
and remember....your three best friends are.......

Time Management
Commitment
& Communication!


Friday 1/25,
Band Rehearsal 7:10am.

Today’s Lessons:
Percussion, extra help and beginners.



The Week of Jan. 28, 2019

Monday 1/28,
No Before School Rehearsals

Today’s lessons: Flutes and Clarinets!


Tuesday 1/29,
Band Rehearsal 7:10am.


Today’s lessons: Trumpets, Baritones and Trombones.


Wednesday 1/30,
Orchestra Rehearsal 7:10am.


Today’s lessons: Saxophone & French Horn


Thursday 1/31,
No Before School Rehearsals

Today’s Lessons:
STRINGS! Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass AND Orchestra Percussion!
AND
Jazz Ensemble Rehearsal! From 6:30pm until 8:00pm in the band room.
Remember... our FIRST Jazz Fest is........TOMORROW!!!! Are you prepared? Did you practice? Is your binder together?
With talent..............
and remember....your three best friends are.......

Time Management
Commitment
& Communication!


Friday 2/1,
Jazz Ensemble REHEARSAL! 7:10am. PLEASE BE ON TIME

Today’s Lessons:
Percussion & Beginners
AND
Jazz Ensemble Performs at the Haverford Middle School Jazz Fest:
all Jazz Ensemble members are to report to BH properly dressed in all black at 5:30pm.
“Properly dressed” is as follows:
A BLACK button down dress shirt with a BLACK TIE, BLACK dress pants and BLACK dress shoes with BLACK socks!
Be sure to bring money for snacks!! Our Band warms up at 7:20pm and Performs at 7:45pm.





A tribute in pictures for Brad Schoener
3/19/09
CLICK HERE




"A lesson in fixing schools"
An article by Mr. Blessington published in the 3/1/13 edition of the Daily Times.
Click here!

(I wrote this for YOU, my students....past, present and future.)


"Dealing With The 5 Percent"
An article by Mr. Blessington published in the 1/12/12 edition of the Daily Times.
Click here!

(I wrote this for YOU, my students....past, present and future.)




If your email address changes PLEASE keep me informed so that you will continue to receive musical event information.


CHECK OUT THE LINKS AND MATERIALS ON THE "Learning Materials, Metronomes and Helpful Links" PAGE!! Good stuff!

Learning Materials, Metronomes and Helpful Links


Beverly Hills Instrumental Music Department

Groups

Concert Band / Marching Band

Orchestra

Jazz Ensemble

County Band

Color Guard

Information

Student/Parent Handbook

Instrumental Music
Forms, letters, etc....

Learning Materials & Metronomes

Helpful Links

Band & Orch Group & Individual Pictures

Study Materials for Your Binder (that means EVERYONE SHOULD have these materials in their binders!)

Calendar/Schedule : Dates, events, etc....
Sept. to Jan.

Calendar : Dates, events, etc....
Jan. to Jun.

Lesson Schedule

SHEET MUSIC PAGE

Zeswitz Music page @BHMS (rental contracts, contact info, etc..)

E-Mail :
TimBxBHMS@aol.com

Misc.

Lincoln for a Lincoln

Beverly Hills Middle School

Upper Darby School District

Upper Darby High School Instrumental Music Program

Drexel Hill Middle School Instrumental Music Program

Brad Schoener
Music Marathon Fund

Celebrating a Life
Through Music

The Buddy Pal for Life Fund

Upper Darby's
Greater Overbrook
String Band

Links Updated
8/30/18

Please E-Mail with any questions you may have 24/7:

TimBxBHMS@aol.com


Be sure to check your calendar list and lesson schedule!

Please come to see me in the band room if you have any questions.

This website has been updated with the handbook and forms for the 2018-2019 school year.


Help us earn money for our school music program by participating in the BoxTops for Education program.

We already participate in the program, all you have to do is clip the little "Box Tops" coupon and send them in to the school with your students. If the coupon is on a lid, submit the entire lid - rinsed clean.