IMEA Jr. Auditions (Band, Choir, Jazz, Orchestra)
are this Saturday, Oct. 2nd at Summit Hill Jr. High in Frankfort, IL. There is a bus scheduled to leave from Percy Julian Middle School @ 7:15 a.m. Details about IMEA Auditions will be available to those students who registered this week. All Brooks students are scheduled to audition in the morning and families are more than welcome to drive their child to and from the auditions with prior written notification.
Results should be available within a week of auditions.
Practice Records: Week 5 is due on Monday 9/27 150 minutes is the goal for an A.
6th Graders: Alfred Music Theory Bk 1: Lesson 5, Homework: Ledger Lines Supplement
7th/8th Graders: Tetrachord Supplement Packet
All music theory homework is due on Fridays.
All grades are updated as of Sunday, September 26th. The grade book is updated weekly and families are encouraged to check at least once every week on their children's progress.
D97 Instrumental Music Festival is on Thursday, Oct. 28th @ OPRFHS, 7:00 p.m.
All band and orchestra students will be participating in the event along with our Julian counterparts. Preparation for the festival also includes rehearsals at OPRFHS with Julian students on Wed./Thurs. Oct 27th & 28th during the school day. Permission slips for these rehearsals will be sent home very soon with students.
The students are already working on musical selections for this highly anticipated event! There will be over 600 students representing our middle school instrumental music programs in D97.
Concert Dress Reminder
Students will need to have the following attire for all concerts.
Boys: White button down dress shirt, solid black necktie or bow tie, black slacks, black dress shoes and socks
Girls: White blouse top with sleeves, black slacks or skirt that is at least knee length when sitting down, black dress shoes
Jazz Ensemble: Rehearsals Tuesday and Thursday @ 8 a.m.
Jazz Lab Band: Rehearsal Friday @ 8 a.m.
All students should meet Mr. Barnard at the main entrance doors at 7:50 a.m. in order to have rehearsals start on time.