Honor 1 Band Summer Survey-

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PRIVATE LESSONS. We have a great staff of professional musicians teaching private lesson for us this year. We will be sending home information on lessons as well as a sign up form. If you would like to enroll your child in lessons just complete the lesson form and return to a director.


NBMS Band information

Remind APP
Parents please join your student’s Remind101 to get text messages
about up coming band concerts, playing test, band sectionals and band news.

  • Mr. Zientek’s classes  phone number - 81010           
 Honor 1 band = @mrzien       
 Beginner class = @mrzient 
  • Mrs. Jimenez’s classes phone number - 81010
Beginner class = @nbbegin
Honor 2 band = @honor2 
  • Ms. Townsend’s classes  phone number - 81010 
Honor 3 band= @honor3
Beginner Trumpets= @nbtrumpet
Beginner Trombones= @tbones
Beginner Percussion = @nbperc
Example:  If your student is in Mr. Zientek’s Honor 1 Band text @mrzien to phone number 81010.
iTunes University
To sign up for the band iTunes University Band Class use the following codes:
Code for Beginner Band -  EMF-ZTB-FHC
Code for Honor Bands - FRC-NXH-WRH
Here you will find calendars, news updates, contact information for band directors,
and class information & agendas for band.
NBMS Band WebPage:
Here you will find calendars, news updates, contact information for band directors
Private Lessons
We highly encourage the one to one help that the private lessons provide. 
We have a great staff of professional musicians available that will provide the private lessons
Lessons are once a week  $16 for 20 minutes  or  $20 for 30 minutes
Lesson money is paid directly to the lesson teacher.
Please contact Ms. Townsend at mtownsend@nbisd.org if you would like to have your child enrolled in private lessons.
School Owned Instrument Fee- due 9-1 (Friday)
(oboe, bassoon, bass clarinet, french horn, euphonium, tuba percussion)
The fee for these instruments is $30.00 yearly ($5.00 free/reduced lunch)
Send payment in a sealed envelope to the band director.
On the outside of the envelope please write student’s name, what the money is for & how much money is in the envelope.  A receipt will be sent home with the student.
Band Director Contact info.
beginner - clarinet, bass clarinet, saxophone, oboe, tuba
beginner -flute, french horn, euphonium, bassoon
beginner - percussion, trumpet, trombone


                                  NBMS Band Calendar 2017-2018 version 1

AUGUST                                                                                                                                                                        15,16,17- Honor One Band Camp 1:00-4:00 at OakRun(HONOR 1 band members only

29 - Comal County Fair Parade (8th grade band members only!)

OCTOBER                                                                                                                                                                        2 - Band Fundraiser Begins                                                                                                                                           16 - Band Fundraiser Ends all order forms and money due.                                                                                            

NOVEMBER 11 - (Sat) Region Band Auditions at OakRun MS( Participating Students only)

5- (Tues) ALL NBMS BAND STUDENTS Holiday Concert. 6:30pm Beginners in the Gym;                                              7:30pm Honor Bands in the cafeteria. This is a required performance for all band students. 

6- (Wed) Little Christmas Band Tour (select Honor 1 students)
8 & 9- (Fri & Sat) TMEA Region Band Clinic and Concert. Participating students only.

16- Honor Band Sectionals Begin. Honor Band students will have a once a week sectional either                       morning or afternoon through the first week of March.

13 - (Tues) Honor Bands PRE UIL Concert at NBMS. This is a required performance for ALL                                  Honor Band Members.

1& 2    Honor Bands UIL Concert & Sight Reading Contest-Canyon Lake High School.

20- Honor One to Elementary Schools.
25 & 26 5th Grade band registration 3:30-7:00 in the NBMS Band Hall

3-  (Thurs) Middle School Percussion Concert-All NBMS Percussionist.                                                                           18 Fri- Honor 3 Band to compete in TLU Contest at Jackson Auditorium in Seguin.                                                    19- NBISD Spring Fling Band Concert @NBHS This is a required performance for all band students.
TBD- (Tues) Reveal Day-8th Grade Band students go to NBHS during the school day.
24- (Thurs) Solo & Ensemble Contest during the school day. Participating students.
25- (Fri) 8th Grade Band Trip

Beginner Band Students will need to have their band instrument, supplies, and book by Friday, August 26th. Below is the list of instruments and supplies. You may check with the music store for the rent to own programs or to purchase an instrument. Please let us check out any used instrument before you purchase it. Thank you!

Dolores Jimenez -Director of Bands     djimenez@nbisd.org 830-627-6387.

Mrs. Jimenez teaches beginning flute, french horn, bassoon, euphonium, and directs Honor One Band. 

Melissa Townsend-Assistant Director  mtownsend@nbisd.org  830-627-6304.

Ms. Townsend teachers beginning percussion, trombone, trumpet, steel drum band, and directs Honor Two Band.

Catherine Alvarado -Assistant Director 

Mrs. Alvarado  teachers beginning clarinet & bass clarinet, tuba, saxophone , directs Honor Three Band.



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