Showing posts from October, 2011

Conferences November 3 and 10th

I will be available for walk-in conferences on both November 3 from 3:15 to 6:20pm,  and November 10 from 3:15 to 6:50pm in the high school band room.  As I teach grades 5-12, it is difficult for me to schedule conferences between three buildings, so please feel free to drop by my room at your convenience when you are on campus.  I would be happy to discuss your child's progress in band, choir, or general music.  You can also always contact me any time at

FHSCB Handbook

Introduction This handbook is published to eliminate the possibility of student and parent misunderstanding by providing a source for band policy.  It is hoped that all band members and parents take the time to read and understand their responsibilities for the smooth operation of the Fairbanks Band program.  Please keep this handbook for future reference.

Statement of Purpose The Fairbanks Band program has several important purposes and goals: To provide a quality education in the musical arts; To improve students self-confidence, self-discipline, and work ethic; To provide leadership opportunities and to foster an atmosphere  conducive to music and learning; To prepare students to become better persons, musicians, and citizens by fostering responsibility, personal excellence, and teamwork; To encourage artistic expression and to provide a forum for students to perform music to parents, students, teachers, and members of the community; To provide a pleasant and helpful social experience for a…