Haley Wares

Assistant Band Director

New Braunfels Middle School

Welcome to the Mighty Unicorn Band!

 

My name is Haley Wares and I am an Assistant Band Director at New Braunfels Middle School. I graduated from Texas State University School of Music. This is my fourth year on the NBMS team and I'm so excited to be in this district. My classes include beginner percussion, beginner trombone, beginner trumpet as well as the Concert Band. I also lead the steel drum program here at the middle school. I'm looking forward to working with you and your student!

 

 Canvas is the learning platform! Please check there for all instructional videos and assignments. 

 

Concert, Honor and Varsity band are all considered Advanced Band. 

   

 

My Schedule 

1st Period- Beginner Percussion

2nd Period- Beginner Trombone

3rd Period- Band III

4th Period- Band II

5th Period- Band I

6th Period- Beginner Trumpet

7th Period- Conference 

Regular Bell Schedule

1st Period 8:20 – 9:10 

Beginning Percussion-Wares


Advisory 9:15 – 9:40 


2nd Period 9:45 – 10:35 

Beginning Trombones- Wares


3 rd Period 10:40 – 11:30 

Concert Band- Johannigman


4th Period 11:35 – 1:05 

Honor Band- Wares

A Lunch 11:30 – 12:00 

B Lunch 12:03 – 12:33 

C Lunch 12:35 – 1:05 


5th Period 1:10 – 2:00 

Varsity Band- Jimenez


6th Period 2:05 – 2:55 

Beginning Trumpets- Wares


7th Period 3:00 – 3:50

Conference

 

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 Highlighter
  • Dividers for Binder (at least 5)
  • 3 ring Pencil Pouch

 

 

School Owned Instrument Fee:

$40 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

                                                   

 

NBMS Advanced Band Percussionists (All 7th and 8th graders)--Additional supplies 

KEEP YOUR BEGINNER KIT FOR AT HOME PRACTICE

  • 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
  • Percussion Kit  (same as the beginner year)

 

 

 

 

Beginner Percussionists Instrument supplies:

***NBISD Beginner Percussion Fee: $40

  • Percussion Kit-- Innovative Percussion Kit Model #IPB10T 
  • Method Book-- Simple Steps to Successful Beginning Percussion (Kennan Wylie)
  • Mallets- Innovative Percussion IP-240
  • Sticks- Vic Firth SD 1 or IP Lalo Davila 
  • Lone Star Snare/Practice Pad stand Model #LSP-SS200
  • Black stick bag any brand (optional, will need for 7th and 8th grade band)

Other supplies:

  • 1” Black 3 ring binder with 3 divider sheets. 
  • Loose Leaf notebook Paper (20 sheets only) 
  • Pencil--Mechanical pencil NOT Recommended. 
  • Highlighter
  • 3 ring Pencil Pouch 

 

Beginner Uniform:

 Band polo shirts bought at Ducky’s, 272 Union Ave, NB TX, (830) 609-7422

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

 

All assignments will be turned in through canvas!

 

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

 

Beginner Uniform:

 Band polo shirts bought at Ducky’s, 272 Union Ave, NB TX, (830) 609-7422

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

All assignments will be turned in through canvas!

 

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)
  • mouthpiece brushnon-chemical polish cloth

 

Haley Wares

Email: hwares@nbisd.org (best way to reach me)

Office phone: 830-627-6322

 

 

 

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