5th Grade Band has been working hard in their individual instrument groups. They are learning fingerings and notes, and reviewing rhythms that they learned in music class. Next week Tuesday, October 31, we will start large group band. We will learn how ALL the parts work together in band. We look forward to seeing you at our Christmas concert on Thursday, November 30th.
Both the JH and HS Marching Bands were busy with performances this fall.
September 30 - HS Band marched at the Davis County Festival of Bands - Took 4th ! ! place in the 2A category.
October 7 - JH Band marched in the Ottumwa Oktoberfest Parade and took 1st place ! ! in the JH parade competition. HS Band also marched in the Ottumwa Oktoberfest Parade and took 3rd ! ! place in the 2A category.
October 13 - JH Band marched pre-game at our last home football game. The HS Band ! ! joined them in playing the National Anthem.
The Middle School Christmas Concert is December 14th, and the High School Christmas Concert is December 18th.