2021 - 2022!!
Elementary Schools have Open House scheduled for
8/17/2021 from 5:00 - 7:00
Mrs. Walczyk is in the following buildings this year:
American Dreamer Stem Academy (ADSA)
South Shores Elementary (Home building)
SIGN UP FOR BAND NOW!!
If you are a returning member, you simply need to complete
the Join Band form (all paperwork will be available for Open House).
If you are a new band member wanna-be:
START THINKING NOW ABOUT WHAT BAND INSTRUMENT YOU WANT TO PLAY.
2019 - 2020 - WE ARE BACK IN SESSION!!!
If you have not activated your SmartMusic account,
do it NOW (you were sent an email with the code on or by 9/2/20).
Get your devices and be ready to 'MEET'
(through Google classroom) starting 4/13!
Beginners should be working towards #95 and pgs40-41 #1s.
WELCOME TO THE 2019-2020
FRENCH STEM ACADEMY
BAND & BUCKETS
CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW FOR THE ELEMENTARY BAND FESTIVAL ACCOMPIANMENTS
Here is your first required form: JOIN BAND TODAY!Mrs. Walczyk will be going in to both 5th grade classrooms in the next week to present BAND and pass out necessary forms.PLEASE turn in forms ASAP.PLEASE try to rent an instrument from a local music store.PLEASE buy Essential Elements Book 1 for the specific instrument.If you cannot afford to rent through the local music stores, DPS61 has a musical instrument library intended for distribution to ONLY ASPIRERS WHO ARE TRULY IN NEED, and are an incredibly RESPONSIBLE, DEPENDABLE student, recommended by the principal. The rental for the year is $30.
WELCOME TO FRENCH STEM ACADEMY
BAND & BUCKET WEBPAGE
FUN COSTUMED CHARACTER PLAYING
THE DRUMS IN JAPAN!!! FUNDRUM!!
Elementary Band Festival
Thursday April 25 @ E.H.S. 7:00 Concert
WAY TO GO - - YOU GUYS ROCK!!
2018-2019 BUCKET VIDEOS:
BUCKET PERFORMANCE @ SDMS
Caleb Reed = Snare Drum
2017 - 2018 Bucket Videos:
2017-2018 Snare Drum = TayShaun Caldwell & Caleb Reed
HERE'S THE LINK FOR THE NOWDECATUR PROJECT:
2016-2017 Snare Drum = Deiante WilliamsBeginners are signing up RIGHT NOW.To ensure success,ENCOURAGE DAILY PRACTICE!!Playing a musical instrument is a very physical (& mental) process.If the student is not practicing REGULARLY, there's a good chancethe student will not experience success, and will not enjoy what should bea motivating and exciting experience.Practicing IS homework, and it MUST be regular.Any loaner instrument issued is the student's andparent/guardian's responsibility. Please do not let ANYONEplay with, or touch the loaner instrument other than the student to which it has been issued.The students are given specific instructions on how to handle their instrument,and are told NOT TO LET ANYONE ELSE TOUCH IT.Please follow these simple instructions.ALL STUDENTS NEED TO PURCHASE THEIR OWN BOOK.**PLEASE NOTE: DPS Foundation does NOT have percussion instruments for rent. If percussion is the desired instrument,you must rent the snare/bell kit from a music store.**Any questions or concerns, please email Mrs. Walczyk: