Dr. James P. McCrann516-478-2084
Extra Help is available Tuesday afternoons, or at various other times by requested appointment. Students are encouraged to ask for help at any time.
Welcome to the2019-2020Wind Ensemble & Wind Symphony!*** All STUDENTS MUST ENROLL IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM TO COMPLETE DISTANCE LEARNING ASSIGNMENTS. PLEASE USE THE CODE BELOW FOR YOUR CLASS:WIND ENSEMBLE - ng44p6pWIND SYMPHONY - y2dja3m3rd Quarter Playing Exams begin on March 16. A review sheet and grading rubric are available through the "Quarter 3 Playing Exam" link. Sign up for your appointment on the bulletin board and please see me for any assistance.The lesson sign up sheet for Quarter 3 is posted on the board (see schedule via "lesson schedule" link). Students should sign up for 2 lessons. The 3rd appointment will be a quarterly playing exam, beginning March 16.NYSSMA 2020 information and registration forms are accessible via the "NYSSMA 2020" link. All applications and checks (made payable to GCHS) are due by February 10.Be sure to prepare your concert attire. Click on the link to review the information previously discussed in class.Sign up for Quarter 2 lesson appointments on the days assigned to your ensemble. Students should schedule 3 lessons, approximately 2-3 weeks apart. The available times are posted via the "Lesson Schedule" link.Please carefully read over the "Band Program Guide" (click on the link to the left) and review all content and the mandatory schedule of events. Any potential conflicts must be reported no later than Friday, September 6.Students and parents must download, print, sign, and return the agreement form accessible by clicking on the "Band Agreement Form to Sign" tab. Forms are due by Friday, September 6.Students who need a school instrument should print, complete (include serial # if known), sign, and return the "Instrument Usage Form" (click on the Instrument Usage Form link) with a $50 check made payable to GCHS by Friday, September 6.Remind.com will now be used to communicate assignments and important information pertaining to the band program.To subscribe, please text one of the following codes to 81010 (or use (347) 594-5521 if you have difficulty with that number):
Wind Symphony: Text "@GCWS"
Wind Ensemble: Text "@GCWE"All announcements are made in class, therefore signing up for Remind.com is not a requirement for students. Students and parents can learn at www.remind101.comTo unsubscribe, text "unsubscribe@gcws" or "unsubscribe@gcwe" to 81010.
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