5/6th Grade Band

October 3, 2017
Having trouble with Essential Elements? 5th and 6th grade members can use this method to turn in their Quizzes here also.

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Recording your First Quiz

September 26, 2017
Your first quiz is due next week. Here is how you do it. (The video cuts out right as I delete it from the example - but really the video is over, I just ran out of screen time. Hence the fast talking.)

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Directions for turning in Soundtrap assignment

April 25, 2017
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April 8, 2017
The Choir and Band students participated in the IESA Solo and Ensemble Contest this weekend in Normal, IL. They did very well. They received the following top ratings:

Julia Vollrath, Norah LaMontagne, and Sarah Hege (Woodwind Ensemble)........1 rating.
Miranda Burgos, Eleanor Kraatz, and Savannah Stortzum (Brass Ensemble).............1 rating.
Will Hoerner (Brass Solo) ..........1 rating.
Sarah Hege (Woodwind Solo) ............. 1 rating.
Onyi Okolo, Miranda Burgos, and Norah LaMontagne (Vocal Tr...
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Solo/ Ensemble Times 2017

April 4, 2017

Calvary Christian Academy -1017 School Street, Normal, IL
  • 10:18  Rm 606 - WW Ensemble      Hege Woodwind Trio
  • 10:36  Rm 604 - Brass Ensemble    Burgos Brass Trio
  • 10:42  Rm 601 - WW Solo               Sarah Hege 
  • 11:12  Rm 605 - Vocal Ensemble    Clavey Vocal Ens (6) 
  • 12:00  Rm 605 - Vocal Ensemble    Burgos Trio (3)
  • 12:12  Rm 501 - Vocal Solo             Sarah Hege 
  • 12:30  Rm 603 - Brass Solo             Will Hoerner 
Please be at the school at least 20 mins early. If possible I will meet you...

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April 10, 2016
Aisha DeSouza received BEST OF DAY for the Instrumentalists Category. 

Her Flute piece Papillion was one of the best that the judges had heard that day. Congratulations Aisha on a job well done. You put a lot of hard work into it and performed the song your best ever that day!

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Solo Schedule 2016

March 30, 2016
April 9, 2016, at Cornerstone Christian Academy in Bloomington

Barnes, Maggie 9:36 AM Room 5 Brass Ensemble
  12:42 PM Room 5 Brass Solo
Clavey, Catherine 1:48 PM Room 2 Vocal Ensemble
Craddock, Anna 1:48 PM Room 2 Vocal Ensemble
Desouza, Aisha 9:24 AM Room 1 Acoustic Guitar  
9:42 AM Room 5 Woodwind Ensemble
  1:42 PM Room 6 Woodwind Solo
Desouza, Ria 2:00 PM Room 6 Woodwind Solo
Ennis, Mary Frances 1:48 PM Room 2 Vocal Ensemble
Fullop, Aleena 9:36 AM Room 4 Woodwind Solo
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And the judge's say...

April 11, 2015
Congratulations to all of the participants this Saturday, April 11. We had a really great day of music and competition. We played beautifully at times. We had some nerves, tears, and even laughter. But over-all we represented St. Matthew school in a beautiful fashion. Everyone did a very nice job and worked very hard to get to this day. Congratulations, I'll have medals and ribbons for you all on Monday. 

Here's how our school did!





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2015 Solo and Ensemble Time Schedule

March 27, 2015
Mansfield Blue Ridge Junior High - April 11, 2015

28:48Vocal SoloThe Last Goodbye; Sr. Mary George
Bridget Clavey 
69:18Brass SoloMeditation; Sr. Mary George
Joseph Pezzino
29:24Vocal SoloThe Rose; Sr. Mary George
Jessica Crane
29:30Vocal SoloA Time for Us; Sr. Mary George
Christina Lee
79:42Percus Ens.Dance of the Chrom; Daniel Hettinger,  Allen Potenberg
79:48Brass EnsGigue; Matthew Hege,  Will Hoerner, 
19:48Vocal EnsEver In My Heart; Sr. Mary George
Lexi Boppart,...

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Solo/Ensemble Contest

March 11, 2015
April 11, 2015 @ Mansfield marks this years Solo/Ensemble Contest. Please be practicing. It is only a month away. It will be here before you know it! I should be getting the line-up of when everyone is performing within the next couple of weeks. Stay posted. I will try to put a copy here and send one home. We will see which one is more efficient.
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Getting to know me...

Sr. Mary George Brown St. Matthew School Band and Music Director, I'm a Sister of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George. I really enjoy teaching everything from Kindergarten to 8th grade band, and a little bit of everything in between.

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