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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




How to organize your music for marching band, orchestra, concert band and jazz ensemble.
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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


"The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men & women who are capable of doing new things."
-Jean Piaget


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 - September 21, 2017 ☘️


Congratulations and thank you to everyone that had the courage to try out!
The Drum Majors for the 2017-2018 school year are....
Leaya Tirfe and Sabrina Ta
CONGRATULATIONS! 🎉
Bring your whistles to band rehearsal tomorrow morning!



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

E-Mail :
TimBxBHMS@aol.com



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!


Marching Band AND Orchestra Music has been posted!


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Sectional/Group Lesson Schedule
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Lessons Began on Monday, Sept. 11th!!!

Event Calendar for Fall
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Events on the Horizon /Reminders:

The Week of September 18, 2017
Questions??? See Mr. Blessington in the Band Room on the lower level in room 12.

Monday 9/18,
No before school rehearsal.
Group lessons today : Clarinets and Flutes
ALL LESSONS WILL BE HELD DURING 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 5th periods today. The band room will be closed from 1:00pm on.

7th & 8th grade band members will meet in the bandroom at 12:50pm for a 1:00pm departure to DHMS. At DH we will perform for the Constitution Day Festivities. We will depart DH at approximately 2:30 to come back to BH.
BE SURE YOU EAT YOUR LUNCH BEFORE WE LEAVE SCHOOL.
7th and 8th grade band members must be dressed in their WHITE golf shirt, BLACK pants (no jeans or yoga pants) and WHITE sneakers.
Students must be dressed properly as described above in order to participate.


Tuesday 9/19,

Marching Band Rehearsal 7:10am. ALL 6th, 7th & 8th grade MEMBERS MUST ATTEND
Be on time and have your music ready for this rehearsal.
Additionally, PLEASE have your med forms filled out and TURN THEM IN. This will serve as our permission form for the performances during the school year.

Group Lessons: Trumpets, Trombones & Tuba.
(Periods 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, & 7)



Wednesday 9/20,

Marching Band rehearsal! ..7:10am in the band room on the lower level.
ALL (6th, 7th & 8th grade) students that play a band instrument should show up for band rehearsal! Is your music in your flip folder yet!?!?!?
Group Lessons: Saxophones (Periods 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, & 7)


Thursday 9/21,
No 7:10am rehearsals

Group Lessons : Strings! ( Periods 1, 2, 3, 5, & 7)

Drum Major Tryouts will be held during 6th period! Are you ready!?!?! Band students not auditioning can also come to the tryouts to serve as the band to be commanded. Be sure you have your instrument and your marching band music!


Friday 9/22,

Marching Band rehearsal! ..7:10am in the band room on the lower level.
ALL (6th, 7th & 8th grade) students that play a band instrument should show up for band rehearsal! Is your music in your flip folder yet!?!?!? Come on! Get it done! We will be marching outside real soon!!!!

AND
Group lessons today : Percussion (Periods 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, & 7)





The Week of September 25, 2017
Questions??? See Mr. Blessington in the Band Room on the lower level in room 12. ALL BAND STUDENTS SHOULD HAVE THEIR MUSIC IN A FLIP FOLDER AND HAVE A LYRE BY NOW!

Monday 9/25,
No before school rehearsal.
Group lessons today : Clarinets and Flutes
(Periods 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, & 7)

Tuesday 9/26,

Marching Band Rehearsal 7:10am. ALL 6th, 7th & 8th grade MEMBERS MUST ATTEND
Be on time and have your music ready for this rehearsal.
Additionally, PLEASE have your med forms filled out and TURN THEM IN. This will serve as our permission form for the performances during the school year.
Group Lessons: Trumpets, Trombones & Tuba.
(Periods 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, & 7)




Wednesday 9/27,

Marching Band rehearsal! ..7:10am in the band room on the lower level.
ALL (6th, 7th & 8th grade) students that play a band instrument should show up for band rehearsal!
Group Lessons: Saxophones (Periods 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, & 7)


Thursday 9/28,
No 7:10am rehearsals

Group Lessons : Strings! ( Periods 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 & 7)


Friday 9/29,

Marching Band rehearsal! ..7:10am in the band room on the lower level.
ALL (6th, 7th & 8th grade) students that play a band instrument should show up for band rehearsal! EVERY band student must have their lyre and flip folder with their music in it by now! No exceptions, no excuses.... We will be marching outside today!!!!

AND
Group lessons today : Percussion (Periods 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, & 7)







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.)




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
8/30/17

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 2017-2018 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.