Valley Center Instrumental Music

VCMS Instrumental Music 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to the Valley Center Middle School Instrumental Music Page.This will contain important information pertinent to Middle School Instrumental Students.

 

VCMS Instrumental Music Documents

7th Grade BAND

  


Congratulations VCMS Band Students selected for the 2017 Pioneer League Honor Band: Bethany Schrag- Flute/Ashlyn Nelson, Noelani Rowsey-Clarinet/Jayda Williams-Bass Clarinet/Braden Maltz-Alto Sax/Hudson Brown, Noah Schrag-Trumpet/Rae Parsons-French Horn/Sam Wallman-Trombone/Owen White-Baritone/Kelci Kipp-Tuba/Ella Weichman-Percussion.
 

2018 School year's last performances !!

 

 

  • Monday May 7th- VC District Mass Band Concert in the VCHS Gym 8pm following VCHS Choir Concert 7pm in HS Auditorium. RT 6:30 for Full 7th/8th Grade Bands, 6pm for MS Jazz & Percussion Ensemble. 

 



The Method Book used for VCMS & VCHS Band Students is Foundations For Superior Performance. It can be purchased at Senseney or Starkey Music Stores in Wichita.

     

     

     

    8th Grade BAND

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    Congratulations VCMS Band Students selected for the 2017 Pioneer League Honor Band: Bethany Schrag- Flute/Ashlyn Nelson, Noelani Rowsey-Clarinet/Jayda Williams-Bass Clarinet/Braden Maltz-Alto Sax/Hudson Brown, Noah Schrag-Trumpet/Rae Parsons-French Horn/Sam Wallman-Trombone/Owen White-Baritone/Kelci Kipp-Tuba/Ella Weichman-Percussion.
     

     

    2018 School year's last performances & upcoming events !!


    Parents & Students-


    Listed are our end of year performances & events preparing for next year's band program.

     

    Wednesday, April 25th: VCMS Bands- Pioneer League Instrumental Music Festival @ Mulvane. Schedule: VCMS PLMS Schedule 2018.docx

    8th Grade (Incoming HS Freshmen) Band Parent Meeting Thursday, April 6:30pm @VCHSBand Aide Meeting directly following.

    Clinics/Auditions are set for the 2018 VCHS Drumline:

    • Thursday, May 1st 6:30-8pm (Clinic)
    • Thursday, May 3rd 6:30-8pm (Clinic)
    • Tuesday, May 8th 6:30-8pm (Clinic)
    • Thursday, May 10th 6:30-8pm AUDITIONS
    • Monday, May 14th 6:30-8pm (2018 Drumline Meeting & Rehearsal)
    • Tuesday, May 15th 6:30-8pm (2018 Drumline Rehearsal)

     

     

    Information on Home Page of Website.

    Other upcoming Events & Performances:


    Monday May 7th- VC District Mass Band Concert in the VCHS Gym 8pm following VCHS Choir Concert 7pm in HS Auditorium. RT 6:30 for Full 7th/8th Grade Bands, 6pm for MS Jazz & Percussion Ensemble. 

    2018 VCHS Summer Band Dates Announced:

    • Week of June 18th: Marching Percussion Sub-Sectionals (Student Arranged Days & Times for 90 minutes) @ VCHS.
    • July 30th & 31st: VCHS Band Leadership Camp 9am-Noon @ VCHS.
    • July 30th-Friday, Aug. 3rd: VCHS Drumline Camp 1pm-4pm @ VCHS.
    • Aug. 1st-3rd: -FULL BAND BASICS CAMP 9am-Noon@ VCHS-District Stadium.
    • Aug. 6th-Aug. 10th: VCHS FULL BAND CAMP 8am-4pm@ VCHS.
    • Aug. 10th: VCHS Band Camp Parent Show & Tell 6:30pm-7pm @ VCHS.
    • Aug. 14th,16th, 21st, 23rd: VCHS Marching Band Evening Rehearsals 7-9pm @ VCHS.


    This Pre-Season time affords us an opportunity to accomplish what would take approximately twenty-two days, or over five weeks, on our regular rehearsal schedule. Therefore, it is imperative that no time be wasted and that the students come to the camp prepared. Attendance is mandatory.

    If you have any conflicts, they should be communicated to the Band Staff by Friday, May 11th.

    2018 VCHS Marching Band Competition/Festival Dates:

    • Saturday, Sept. 22nd:VC Fall Festival
    • Saturday, Oct. 13th: Shawnee Misson North Invitational (Overland Park, KS.)
    • Saturday, Oct. 20th: KBA Marching Championship @ Washburn University (Topeka)
    • Saturday, Oct. 27th: Neewollah Marching Festival in Independence, KS.

    Please contact us immediately to discuss conflicts for any of the dates involved in any of the camps or competitions.

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Congrats to the 2018-2019 Valley Center Hornet Colorguard: Sidney Baldwin, Sydney Farney, Grace LaMastres, Emily Kutz, MacKenzie Moldenhauer, Madison Moses, Caroline Norman, Jillian Norris, Della O'Donnell, Alex Palmer, Chloe Peterson, Jaycie Phillips, Emily Redfield, & Sammy Thompson !! It's going to be an amazing season!

     

    Here are some rehearsal dates for May that are mandatory:

    • May 3rd
    • May 7th
    • May 12th

    More dates will become available soon. These rehearsals are from 6:45-9:00pm at the Valley Center Middle school. Please wear all Black attire and bring all equipment. We will start working on technique and develop movement. 

     
     

    The Method Book used for VCMS & VCHS Band Students is Foundations For Superior Performance. It can be purchased at Senseney or Starkey Music Stores in Wichita.

     

     

     

     

     

    VCMS Jazz Ensemble


     

     

    VCMS JAZZ ENSEMBLE

     

    2018 VCMS JAZZ ENSEMBLE: 

    • Rehearses Tuesday & Thursday mornings from 7am-7:30am. This open to 7th& 8th grade band members. Attendance will mandatory to ensure a better opportunity of success for the ensemble. Sign up will be in December with rehearsals staring in January 2018.

    • Anyone playing in the rhythm section (piano, bass, guitar, drum set) must have taken lessons and have some background. In case of large numbers in some sections auditions maybe necessary.

    • All Jazz Students will need to purchase the Jazz Method Book “Standards of Excellence.  Ask Mr. Verboom and Ms. Jolly for what part to buy