THE LATEST LEARWOOD BAND NEWS!!!
2018 OMEA D4 Honors Band
Congratulations to the following students who participated in the 2018 OMEA District 4 Honors Band at Brecksville-Broadview Heights Middle School on Saturday, March 3: Jackson L., Jacob B., Nathan J., Bevin B., Rebecca W., and Avery S. Awesome performance and true Learwood representation!
Dream Team Recipients for the Third 9 Week Grading Period!
Congratulations to Julia M., Jehan A., and Jill P. for being selected to the Third Quarter Learwood Dream Team! These students have gone above and beyond in their work ethic, character, and learning! Great job ladies!
Full Band After School Rehearsal Dates...
Because each band is separated into two periods, we must have after school rehearsals periodically to have the two periods practice and prepare the music together. Below is a list of the after school rehearsal dates for each band. All rehearsals are from 3:05-4:00 PM.
7th Grade Concert Band:
October 25, November 15, December 6, January 24, February 21, March 14, and April 25.
8th Grade Concert Band:
October 18, November 8, November 29, February 14, March 7, April 18.
How to turn in a playing assessment/Band Karate Video...
You can find video tutorials on how to upload your playing videos to the Google Classroom by clicking on the Multimedia menu above. Click on "Recordings and Assignments".
Learwood Band Karate!
Band Karate Belt Test Required Materials!
Download your list of what you need to play to earn in belt in Band Karate!
Check Out Mr. Ewald's YouTube Channel!
There are many Cool Channels for woodwind, brass, percussion, and band/wind ensemble channels that students and parents can check out! Just click on the "Channels" tab to access these very cool band links!
“Remind” for the Learwood Bands
We all want communication to be efficient and easier. Sign up for Remind! This is a free texting service that is confidential. Your phone number is kept private and secure. The brief texts come to your phone's messaging app! You will receive reminders for performances, events, and everything else band-related!
Just follow the instructions below for your child's grade.
To join the Remind Group for 7th Grade Band: Text 81010 to @lwband7
To join the Remind Group for 8th Grade Band: Text 81010 to @lwband8
Half-Priced Lessons Program Applications are available!!!
THE AVON LAKE BAND AIDS, INC. IS PROVIDING FUNDING TO OFFER PRIVATE LESSONS TO ALL STUDENTS IN THE LEARWOOD AND TROY BANDS FOR HALF THE TYPICAL COST OF LESSONS. THIS PROGRAM IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED LESSONS WITH A LIMITED NUMBER OF AVAILABLE SPOTS FOR TWELVE (12) WEEKLY LESSONS. THE LESSONS INSTRUCTORS WILL PROVIDE THE LESSONS ONCE EACH WEEK AT AVON LAKE HIGH SCHOOL OR ANOTHER PLACE DESIGNATED BY THE INSTRUCTOR, AFTER SCHOOL HOURS. THE LESSONS WILL BEGIN THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 6, 2017 AND FINISH AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE 12 CONTRACTED LESSONS. TYPICALLY, WITHOUT A PROGRAM SUCH AS THIS, PRIVATE LESSONS WOULD COST ABOUT $20-$25 PER HALF HOUR LESSON. FAMILIES THAT ARE SELECTED FOR THE HALF-PRICED LESSONS PROGRAM WILL ONLY PAY HALF THE COST OF THE TOTAL LESSONS UP FRONT TO THE LESSON INSTRUCTOR. THE AVON LAKE BAND AIDS WILL PAY THE OTHER HALF OF THE TOTAL COST. THIS IS A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED PROGRAM!
2017-2018 Learwood Bands Schedule:
This schedule is subject to change
Friday, September 15, 2017: 8th Grade Band Night with the ALHS Marching Shoremen, ALHS Bandroom, 5:30-9:30 PM
Friday, November 10, 2017: Veterans Day Ceremony, 8th Grade Concert Band only. LW Auditorium, 8:30 AM.
Thursday, December 7, 2017: December Holiday Concert (7th Grade, 8th Grade, ALHS Bands, LW Jazz Ensemble), ALHS PAC, 7:00 PM
Saturday, February 24, 2018: All District Band Festival and Pancake Breakfast-ALHS Commons area, 9:00 AM-12:30 PM, All Bands 5-12
Saturday, March 10, 2018: OMEA District 4 Middle School Honors Festival, Selected Participants, Breacksville-Broadview Heights MS. 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Saturday, March 17, 2018: OMEA Middle School Solo and Ensemble Event-Cuyahoga Community College West Campus, Parma. Participation is voluntary. Performance times will be available 1-2 weeks prior to this event.
Monday, May 7, 2018: Learwood Bands Spring Concert-ALHS Performing Arts Center, 7:00 PM, All Learwood Bands
Friday, May 11 or Saturday, May 12, 2018: OMEA Middle School Large Group Adjudicated Events -Place Strongsville Middle School, Performance times will be available 1-2 weeks prior to the event. 7th Grade and 8th Grade Concert Bands
Bandmate Chromatic Tuner-Download for free!
Parents! Have your child download the Bandmate Chromatic Tuner from the AppStore or Google Play! We use it in class and it will help your child's practice at home. The Bandmate app will show the player what note they are playing, so they can see for themselves if they are playing the correct note in tune!
Scale & Rhythm Chunks Videos!!!