Haley Wares

Assistant Band Director

New Braunfels Middle School

Welcome to the Mighty Unicorn Band!

My name is Haley Wares. I am an assistant band director at New Braunfels Middle School. I graduated from Texas State University School of Music. I am the newest member of the NBMS team and I am so excited to be in this district. My classes include beginner percussion, beginner trumpet, beginner trombone as well as the blue band. Looking forward to working with you and your students!

My Schedule 

1st Period- Beginner Percussion

2nd Period- Beginner Trombone 

3rd Period- Band III

4th Period- Band I

5th Period- Band II

6th Period- Beginner Trumpet

7th Period- Conference 

Regular Bell Schedule

1st Period 8:20 – 9:10

2nd Period 9:15 – 10:00

3rd Period  10:05 – 10:50 

Advisory 10:55 – 11:25

4th Period 11:30 – 1:05 

A Lunch 11:25 – 11:55 

B Lunch 12:00 – 12:30

C Lunch 12:35 – 1:05

5th Period 1:10 – 1:55 

6th Period 2:00 – 2:45

7th Period  2:50 – 3:35

ALL Band Students will need the following items for their classes everyday:

  • 1 Inch Black Binder with pockets 
  • At least 3 pencils in your Band Binder
  • 1 Box of Kleenex
  • 1 Highlighter
  • Dividers for Binder (at least 3)
  • Optional Pencil Pouch

Remind 101 Code:  @NBblueband

Directors will use remind 101 to send out text reminders to parents and students about important information including concerts, contest info, testing, and other general band class announcements. Please sign up!! Text @NBblueband to 81010

School Owned Instrument Fee:

$30 yearly fee paid at the beginning of the year to your band director in an envelope 

Oboe, Bassoon, Bass Clarinet, French Horn, Euphonium, Tuba and Percussion

Band Uniform:

  • NBMS Band Polo shirt (The one from Beginning Band)              Polo bought from Duckys
  • Solid Black Pants                                                                         272 Union Ave, NB TX
  • Black Belt                                                                                     (830) 609-7422
  • Black Socks
  • Solid Black Dress shoes

Advanced Band Percussion List

  • Timpani Mallets             Vic Firth T3 Staccato
  • Drum Sticks                   Innovative Percussion Lalo Davila Snare Sticks or                                                                                                                            Vic Firth SD1 General (*If needs to be replaced)
  • Marimba Mallets            Innovative Percussion IP240 
  • Bell/Xylophone Mallets  Innovative Percussion 902
  • Stick/Mallet Bag             Any brand, must be black
  • Advanced Drum Pad     (optional) Step-up pad 12” outlander practice pad with rim or Evans HQ 12” Realfeel

Beginner Percussionists:

  • NBISD Beginner Percussion Fee: $30
  • Percussion Kit-- Vic Firth Bell Kit-Model #V8806  
  • Method Book-- Simple Steps to Successful Beginning Percussion (Kennan Wylie)
  • Mallets- Innovative Percussion IP-240
  • Sticks- Vic Firth SD 1 or IP Lalo Davila                   
  • 1” Black 3 ring binder with 3 divider sheets. 
  • Loose Leaf notebook Paper (20 sheets only) 
  • Pencil--Mechanical pencil NOT Recommended. 
  • Highlighter
  • Pencil Pouch (Optional)
  • 1 Box Kleenex (This box is in addition to the box on the school supplies list)

Remind 101 Code:   @uniperc

Directors will use remind 101 to send out text reminders to parents and students about important information including concerts, contest info, testing, and other general band class announcements. Please sign up!! Text @unipercto 81010

Uniform: Band Polo Shirt (tucked in), Long Blue Jeans (No patches, designs, or “baggy” jeans; no shorts/Capri's), Tennis Shoes (Sports Shoes), and a Black Belt.

Band polo shirts bought at Ducky’s

272 Union Ave, NB TX

(830) 609-7422

NBMS Advanced Band Percussionists--Additional supplies 

Supply                          Brand/Model

Timpani Mallets              Vic Firth T3 Staccato

Drum Sticks                    Innovative Percussion Lalo Davila Snare Sticks or

                                       Vic Firth SD1 General (*If needs to be replaced)

Marimba Mallets             Innovative Percussion IP240 

Bell/Xylophone Mallets    IP 902

Stick/Mallet Bag           Any brand, must be black

Advanced Drum Pad       (Optional) Step-up pad 12” outlander practice pad with rim or 

Evans HQ 12” Realfeel

*The Marimba mallets are the mallets your child should have purchased in beginner class. You need not purchase these mallets if your child still has them. 

All Beginner Trumpet and Trombones:

  • 1” Black 3 ring binder with 3 divider sheets. 
  • Loose Leaf notebook Paper (20 sheets only) 
  • Pencil--Mechanical pencil NOT Recommended. 
  • Highlighter
  • Pencil Pouch (Optional)
  • 1 Box Kleenex (This box is in addition to the box on the school supplies list) 

Remind 101 Code:   @unibrass

Directors will use remind 101 to send out text reminders to parents and students about important information including concerts, contest info, testing, and other general band class announcements. Please sign up!! Text @unibrass to 81010

Uniform: Band Polo Shirt (tucked in), Long Blue Jeans (No patches, designs, or “baggy” jeans; no shorts/Capri's), Tennis Shoes (Sports Shoes), and a Black Belt.

Band polo shirts bought at Ducky’s 

272 Union Ave, NB TX

(830) 609-7422

Beginner Trumpet:

Instrument:

  • Trumpet-- Yamaha YTR200AD or  Yamaha YTR 2335 (older model)
  • Cornet-- Yamaha YCR2310 or King 603 

Supplies:

  • Ed Sueta Band Method for Cornet/Trumpet
  • Al Cass Valve Oil
  • Slide Grease (chapstick style)
  • mouthpiece brush
  • non-chemical polish cloth

Beginner Trombone:

Instrument:

  • Yamaha YSL200AD or Yamaha YSL-354 or Bach TB600

Supplies:

  • Ed Sueta Band Method for Trombone
  • Yamaha Trombone Slide Lubricant
  • Slide Grease (chapstick style)
  • Cleaning "snake"
  • mouthpiece brush
  • non-chemical polish cloth

Haley Wares

Email: hwares@nbisd.org

Office phone: 830-627-6304

Remind 101 Code: text @NBblueband  to 81010   

 

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