Music Department

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Mr. Marshall White Mr. Patrick Fowler Mr. Daniel Janis Ms. Lisa Itkin
Instrumental Music/
Resource Teacher 
Instrumental Music Instrumental Music Choral Music


Music Trip Packet And Information click here.  


Boosters Information
Upcoming Dates and Performances
Past Performances


The B-CC Music Department has earned two Grammy Foundation awards and offers eight instrumental ensembles, three choral ensembles, guitar, piano, and IB music classes. Extracurriculars include pep band, drum line, pit orchestra, small quartets, and combos. Nearly 500 students enroll in a music class each semester.

Grammy cover 

  Why Study Music? 

"A Musical Fix for American Schools" (Wall Street Journal, 2014) highlights research on how music training boosts IQ, focus, and persistence. 


Music Classes and Ensembles
Extracurriculars for Music Students
Tri-M Music Honor Society


Handbooks for Ensembles and Classes 

Concert Attire is Required 

For more information on concert attired please refer to the instrumental music syllabus.

Class Assignments



Frequently Asked Questions 


Calendar of Events and Performances 


Music Boosters


Alison Gee, President

Jennifer Hoover, Vice President

Ted Hammerman, Treasurer

Trish Vieira, Secretary

Join the Music Listserv to hear our latest news and coming events.  Click here


Great Ways to Support the Music Department

  • Make a donation and have your name listed in a Concert program. You may donate to Music Boosters through If you prefer a check, have your student bring it (along with the form) to their music teacher. Please make checks payable to “B-CC HS Music Boosters.”  
  • Book the String Quartet or Jazz Combo for your next gathering (contact Marshall White:
  • Attend the Fall Fundraiser 'October Overture' and the  Winter Fundraiser 'Cabaret and Silent Auction' (super fun events!)
  • Donate an item to the Cabaret Silent Auction
  • Donate an instrument (contact Marshall White:
  • Donate gently-used concert attire to the B-CC Music Community Closet
  • Buy gently-used concert attire from the Community Closet
  • Join the Music listserv for news and events 
  • Eat more fruit! Participate in our annual fruit fundraiser each Fall.
  • Help with the Music Boosters Cafe held during the annual B-CC Used Book Sale: Bake, Volunteer for a shift, and/or Play music at the Cafe!


Music Boosters work hard to make fundraising lots of fun, but if that's not your thing (or even if it is) please consider supporting the B-CC Music Program with a direct donation.  Donate online through  (select B-CC High School Music Dept) or use this form for check and cash donations.


Past Performances: 

The Spring 2018-19 Music Concerts capped off a great school year.  Listen to the concerts here.
 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.  
 The 2017 October Overture featured wonderful music performed by our music teachers and parents!   View performances here .

 Jazz Combo September 2017

  The Jazz Ensemble performed in October at the Rollingwood Citizens Association picnic to 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." 


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