• Billinghurst Middle School Band Program - Nathaniel Myers, Director   


  • Quarter 4 Dates

    Jazz Cafe Fundraiser

    Date: Monday April 22nd

    Location: McQueen HS

    Time: 6:30p-8:00p (BDB Jazz Students arrive by 6:15p)

    Who: BDB Jazz Band Students Required

    What: Come and enjoy an evening of Jazz with the BDB and McQ Jazz ensembles. Tickets are $10 and desserts and mocktails will be served. Bring extra $cash$ for a silent auction and raffle prizes! All proceeds go back to the BDB and McQ band programs.

    Spring Concert!

    Tuesday May 14th 

    • 6:00-6:15pm- Students arrive 
    • 6:30pm- Concert Starts
      • Beginning Band- Wear Band shirt, nice pants/jeans, closed toed shoes
      • Int/Adv/Jazz- Band Polo, Black Pants/Shoes/Socks

    Six Flags Trip

    Friday & Saturday May 17-18

    Our annual overnight trip to 6 flags in Vallejo. Students participating are from the Advanced and Jazz Bands as well as the BDB Orchestra and Choir!

    This event happens every year- Keep doing band, and you can join us too, in 8th grade! 

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  • Jazz Band Auditions

    BDB Jazz is available as an Enrichment class. Students electing to take Jazz must also sign up for Intermediate/Advanced Band. Students not taking a normal band class will not be allowed in Jazz.

    Click this link for music for BDB Jazz Auditions. Auditions will take place April 23rd- May 12th. Available instruments for Jazz Band are:

    • Alto Sax
    • Tenor Sax
    • Bari Sax
    • Trumpet
    • Trombone
    • Piano
    • Bass
    • Electric Guitar
    • Drumkit
    • Percussion

    Interested in Jazz but don't play one of those instruments currently? Talk to Myers to see about getting started on one of the above to get ready for auditions. 

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