Welcome to B-CC Music 2014-2015!
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.
Matt Hoffman, Instrumental Music
Lisa Itkin, Choral Music
Marshall White, Instrumental Music/Resource Teacher
A reminder that all musicians must wear the concert attire
. Females wear the designated long black dress and males may wear any comparable tuxedo. The Advanced and Concert Choirs also need the double strand choker necklace (item #1076) from the website and robes. The Music Boosters Community Closet still has some garments available. If you missed the sale and still need the required attire, contact MusicBoostersBCC@gmail.com to make an appointment for your child to try on outfits.
ENSEMBLE AND CLASS HANDBOOKS
- Scale Packets
- IB Music
- Check Edline for Audition Selections for Orchestra String Players and All Symphonic Band Members
To post a photo or news item, contact MusicBoostersBCC@gmail.com.
The Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club is the place to be Tuesday, May 26 for the annual B-CC Jazz Ensemble gig. You'll hear a variety of jazz, drawing from swing, Latin, rock, pop, ballads, and New Orleans traditional jazz styles. Each year the ensemble is joined by the B-CC music teachers and jazz band alumni. Doors open at 5:30pm for dinner and the performance begins at 7:30pm. Tickets are only $10 for adults, $5 for students and may be purchased at www.BethesdaBluesJazz.com. Help us spread the word by posting this flyer.
Cabaret & Silent Auction a Great Success!
The spring B-CC Music Boosters Cabaret & Silent Auction was a fun evening of music, food, and drinks to help raise money for B-CC's wonderful music programs. Appreciation to the Silent Auction donors (listed below) for providing an excitingly wide variety of items! A big shout-out to Georgian Feast caterers for donating their time to provide unique and delicious Russian delicacies--please think of them for your next event.
SILENT AUCTION DONORS
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The B-CC Chorus performed at the White House on December 9 for holiday tours. It was a grueling but exciting day as they sang for almost 50 minutes followed by a 15-minute break and then they sang again for another hour.
The B-CC Jazz Combo performed at Panera in Bethesda during the Annual Fundraiser on November 29. Music Director, Marshall White, joins the musicians on trumpet.
The Jazz Combo also performed during the B-CC PTSA Election Day Bake Sale Fundraiser.
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.
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.