Music Department


Music Department: 240-740-0434
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About The Music Department 

  Grammy cover 

The B-CC Music Department has earned 2 Grammy Foundation awards and offers seven instrumental ensembles (Concert Choir, Advanced Choir, and Chamber Singers); Guitar, Piano, and IB music classes. Extracurricular activities include the pep band, drum line/percussion ensemble, pit orchestra and small quartets and combos. Nearly 350 students are enrolled in a music class each semester.

WHY STUDY MUSIC

The Wall Street Journal article, "A Musical Fix for American Schools" provides research that shows music training boosts IQ, focus, and persistence. 
    

  MUSIC CLASSES AND ENSEMBLES 

 

    EXTRACURRICULAR MUSIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS 

    TRI-M MUSIC HONOR SOCIETY 

   CONCERT ATTIRE

A reminder that all musicians must wear the concert attire. Females wear the required black Lillian gown and males may wear any comparable uniform to the poly-notch tuxedo. The Advanced and Concert Choirs also need robes. The Music Boosters Community Closet still has some garments available. If you missed the sale and still need the required attire, contact BCCCommunityCloset@gmail.com to make an appointment for your child to try on outfits. 
  
    ENSEMBLE AND CLASS HANDBOOKS

CLASS ASSIGNMENTS

  •        Scale Packets
  •        IB Music 
  • Check Edline for Audition Selections for Orchestra String Players and All Symphonic Band Members 

    MUSIC DEPARTMENT AWARDS 

  FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

        SUPPORT THE MUSIC DEPARTMENT 

    MUSIC BOOSTERS 

AUDITIONS

To post a photo or news item, contact MusicBoostersBCC@gmail.com.


Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year! 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS & PERFORMANCES

Citrus Fruit Fundraiser Delivery - Tuesday, November 14!

Pick up your order at the loading dock (near the temporary entrance to the school) between 6:00pm-8:00pm on Tuesday, November 14 and Wednesday, November 15. HELP IS STILL NEEDED TUESDAY MORNING to unload the truck, and to help distribute the fruit on these evenings. Contact Andrea Taylor at  if you can assist. 

 


Legally Blonde Pit Orchestra  

The Music Department collaborates with the Theater Department by providing the pit orchestra for the musical 'Legally Blonde". Performances are November 16-18. It is a terrific show with lots of great music!

 

Jazz Combo Night in BETHESDA

The annual B-CC Jazz Combo Fundraiser will be Saturday, November 25, 6:00pm-9:00pm at Panera Bread in Bethesda, 7201 Wisconsin Avenue. Join us for dinner, pick up food for Sunday's breakfast, and listen to the B-CC High School Jazz Combo perform. Alumni combo members are welcome to stop by to play a song or two with the current combo. It's a fun evening with Panera Bread donating a portion of the sales to the Music Department. Please help us to promote the event by posting this flyer. Appreciation to Seth Lucash for serving as the Jazz Combo Community Liaison!

Spring Music Trip to New Orleans

We encourage all instrumental and choral ensemble students to participate in the Spring Music Trip to New Orleans to perform at an international music festival, Wednesday, April 4 - Monday, April 9, 2018. Registration information will be posted here when available.

Still Accepting Community Closet Donations

The Community Closet will take your concert attire to help outfit the incoming freshmen class and others who have outgrown their current uniform. Please drop your concert dresses and tuxedos (be sure to include bow ties and cummerbunds) in the donation box located in the B-CC Front Office. For tax donation letters and other information about Community Closet, contact BCCCommunityCloset@gmail.com. 

 

Donation Box

 

 

           Donate!    

Support the B-CC Music Program.   Online Donations are available (select B-CC High School Music Department) or use the offline form for check and cash donations. Request for Music Department Donations. 

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Performances                                                 

 Jazz Combo 11-3-17   Jazz Combo 11-5-17
The Jazz Ensemble had a busy first week of November playing at the National Press Club for the Institute for Patient and Family Centered Care 25th Anniversary Celebration Gala and the Western Grove Urban Park park opening celebration.  

October Overture featured wonderful music performed by our music teachers and parents! View performances here.

 Jazz Combo September 2017

The Jazz Ensemble performed October 1 at the Rollingwood Citizens Association picnic and received rave reviews. "The Jazz Combo was fantastic! They are all terrific musicians, emanating professionalism and poise. When we decided to move them outdoors, they took the change in stride. They were a credit to themselves and to B-CC."