Here are the dates and rules for the Driftwood Middle School Band 2014/15
Please write the appropriate dates in your calendar:

1. October 29, 2015-Costume Concert in the Hollywood Hills High School Auditorium or Driftwood Middle
School Cafeteria at 6:30 pm. This concert will feature the Symphonic, Advanced and Jazz Bands.
2. December 15, 2015-Winter Concert in the Hollywood Hills High School Auditorium at 6:30 pm. This
concert will feature the Symphonic, Advanced and Jazz Bands.
3. January 28, 2016-Beginning Band Winter Concert in the Driftwood Middle School Cafeteria at 6:30 pm.
4. March 15 & 16, 2016-FBA Concert Band Music Performance Assessment involving the Symphonic and
Advanced Bands.
5. April 7, 2016-FBA Jazz Music Performance Assessment involving the Jazz Band members.
6. April 8 & 9, 2016-FBA Solo and Ensemble Music Performance Assessment..
7. May 24, 2016-Spring Concert in the Hollywood Hills High School Auditorium 6:30 pm. This concert will
feature the Symphonic, Advanced and Jazz Bands.
8. May 26, 2016-Symphonic Band Spring Trip that involves a performance at an Orlando Theme Park. This is
a one-day trip.
9. June 2, 2016- Beginning Band Spring Concert in the Driftwood Middle School Cafeteria at 6:30 pm


Classroom Behavior and Rules
In order to provide your child and all of the students with the learning climate they deserve, the following behavior will be expected of all students:
1. Raise your hand if you wish to speak and wait for permission.
2. Wait for permission to play your instrument during any part of a rehearsal. Instrument warm-up will be done together by the director or designee.
3. Arrive on time and be prepared for class. This Includes instrument, music, music books, pencils and all instrumental supplies needed. For example: oil valves before class.
4. All food and drink (except water) are not permitted in the band room (immediate Detention). A student may have a bottle of water next to their chair during a rehearsal.
5. Respect the rights and property of others.
6. Wait to be dismissed at the end of each class. Put all equipment in designated areas. Rules also apply in the instrument room. Please move through the instrument room as quickly as possible.

Rewards for following the rules:
1. You will learn to play an instrument well.
2. Perform in concerts.
3. Field Trips (7th and 8th Grade).
4. You may receive awards and medals for your hard work.
5. Possible future college scholarships.

Consequences for rule infraction:
1. Student warning + loss of participation points.
2. After three warnings, writing assignments in class + loss of participation points.
3. Writing assignment with parent signature + phone call home + detention.
4. Combination of any of the above.
5. Referral to the administration.