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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




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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



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 13, 2017 @ 11:31am



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!




Events on the Horizon /Reminders:

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

Lesson Schedule
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The Week of January 16, 2017
Questions??? See Mr. Blessington in the Band Room on the lower level in room 12.

Monday 1/16:

No School!


Tuesday 1/17:

Band Rehearsal @ 7:10am. ALL Band members must attend! No excuses! Be ready for Mechanism AND YOUR NEW MUSIC!
Group Lessons: Trumpets and Trombones.

AND
Gala Rehearsal (BAND)from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at DREXEL HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL. Transportation is on your own. Roll for rehearsal will be taken. Be sure to be prepared to perform Mechanism! Bring your instrument and music! Please report to DH no later than 5:55 so that rehearsal can start on time.


Wednesday 1/18:


ORCHESTRA Rehearsal 7:10am.
Be sure that your music is in a binder with page protectors and your binder HAS YOUR NAME ON IT!
Group Lessons: Saxophones !


Thursday 1/19:



Group Lessons: Strings!
AND
Gala Rehearsal (BAND) at UPPER DARBY HIGH SCHOOL. Meet in the band room after 1st period (~8:58am). We will return to BH at approximately 12:00noon. PACK YOUR LUNCH... which we will eat in the bandroom when we return. Roll for rehearsal will be taken. Be sure to be prepared to perform Mechanism! Bring your instrument and music! Be sure you check with your teachers to turn in work and to get any classwork required. "With talent, comes respomsibility!"


Friday 1/20:
Jazz Rehearsal 7:10am.
We will be working on Impossible! Be sure you are PREPARED to perform this music.


Group Lessons: Percussion and beginners


Saturday 1/21:
The Gala! Bandmembers should be at UDHS by 1:30pm with everything needed to perform. BE SURE YOU EAT BEFORE ARRIVING AT UDHS. Also, have a small snack on hand to be eaten at the intermission if needed. You MUST be dressed properly in order to perform.
Guys: A white shirt, a tie, black dress pants and dress shoes with BLACK socks.
Girls: A Black skirt and white blouse with shoes..... or a black dress (Choralations outfits are fine.) You must be dressed to meet the above criteria in order to perform. No sneakers, boots, jeans, yoga pants, etc, etc...... (The Gala should conclude by ~5:00pm.)





The Week of January 23, 2017
Questions??? See Mr. Blessington in the Band Room on the lower level in room 12.

Monday 1/23:

Group Lessons: Flutes and Clarinets
AND
Jazz ensemble rehearsal after school from 2:50 until approximately 4:00pm.


Tuesday 1/24:

Band Rehearsal @ 7:10am. ALL Band members must attend! No excuses! Be ready for Mechanism!
Group Lessons: Trumpets and Trombones.


Wednesday 1/25:


ORCHESTRA Rehearsal 7:10am.
Be sure that your music is in a binder with page protectors and your binder HAS YOUR NAME ON IT!
Group Lessons: Saxophones !


Thursday 1/26:



Group Lessons: Strings!


Friday 1/27:
Jazz Rehearsal 7:10am.


Group Lessons: Percussion and beginners








A tribute in pictures for Brad Schoener
3/19/09
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"A lesson in fixing schools"
An article by Mr. Blessington published in the 3/1/13 edition of the Daily Times.
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(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.
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(I wrote this for YOU, my students....past, present and future.)




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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

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
8/25/16

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 2016-2017school 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.