Music Department    Music notes

Welcome to B-CC Music 2014-2015! Grammy cover 

The B-CC Music Department has earned 2 Grammy Foundation awards and offers six instrumental ensembles, three choral ensembles, guitar, piano, and IB music classes. Extracurricular activities include the pep band, drum line/percussion ensemble, pit orchestra and small quartets and combos. Nearly 500 students are enrolled in a music class each semester. 

 STAFF  

 

 
Music Staff Photo 2012  

 

Matt Hoffman, Instrumental Music

Lisa Itkin, Choral Music  

Marshall White, Instrumental Music/Resource Teacher
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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  

Advanced and Concert Choirs students can order the double strand choker necklace (item #1076) from the website.

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. 

News/Upcoming Events

Calendar of Events & Performances

The annual B-CC Jazz Combo Fundraiser will be Saturday, November 29, 6:00pm-9:00pm at Panera Bread in Bethesda. 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 will stop by and 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 to advertise the event by posting the flyer in your neighborhood or sending it electronically. Appreciation to Kevin Mical for serving as the Jazz Combo Community Liaison! 

Spring Music Trip

The B-CC Music Department is pleased to announce the Spring Trip will be Thursday, March 26-Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The itinerary and registration information will be posted here soon. 
 
 

Sign up for the B-CC Music Listserv to get updates and important announcements (instructions).  

Performances

 BrassQuintet 

The B-CC Brass Quintet performed, under the direction of Music Director Marshall White, at the Bethesda Veterans Day ceremony.View coverage of the event by WTTG Fox 5 News. 

 

ChorusStateofSchools
The B-CC Choir performed, under the direction of Music Teacher Lisa Itkin, at the third annual State of the Schools event November 11 at The Music Center at Strathmore. 


 

 

 
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