• Hello! Welcome to the Northern Bedford Band Page

     
    Mr. Berry
     
    Name: Jerry Berry
    Email Address: jberry@nbcsd.org
    Phone number: 766-2221 ext.4159
     
     

    CONGRATULATIONS TO LAINEE SENSENIG, NBC'S LATEST STATE BAND HONOREE!!!!

     

    Events Schedule

    Band on Canvas - We will do our best to keep you playing your instrumens while the school is closed.  Check for assignments on Canvas.

    May 27 - 11:45 am - MS Band Meeting on Zoom.  Invitation will be sent the day of the meeting. 
     
    May 27 - 1:52 pm - Beginning Band Meeting on Zoom.  Invitation will be sent the day of the meeting. 
     
    May 27 - 2:30 pm - Senior High Band Meeting on Zoom.  Invitation will be sent the day of the meeting. 
      
     

    It is uncertain at this point to know if the summer program will begin as scheduled or need to be delayed due to the COVID 19 pandemic.

     
    June TBA - 20-21 Senior Jacket fitting.
     
    June 1 - Summer T-Shirt Design Contest submissions are due. Check shared google folder "Summer Band t-shirt - 2020" for details and submissions.
     
    June 1 - HS Band Offier Nominations.  Nominations were sent to your school g-mail accounts.  Nominations close June 1 at 3 pm.  Contact Mr. Berry if you did not get a nomination form.
     
    June 5 - HS Band Offier elections.  Ballots will be sent to your school g-mail accounts.  Ballots close June 5 at 3 pm.  Contact Mr. Berry if you did not get a ballot.
     
    July TBA - 2020-21 6TH GRADE RECRUITING NIGHT
     
    July TBA - 6-7:30 pm - Band Front Tryout Practice - Elementary Gym or outside weather permitting
     
    July TBA - 5:30-8 pm - Band Front Tryouts.
     
    July TBA - Martinsburg Parade.  Report at 4:15pm.  Depart for Martinsburg 4:45 pm.  Parade begins 6 pm.  Parade dress is Band Shirt, Black Dress pants, Black socks and Black marching shoes.  Come early if you still need a shirt and or shoes.  ETR 8:45 pm.
     
    July TBA – Commencement
     
    July TBA – Mandatory Band Parent/Players Meeting 8:30 pm.
     
    July TBA - Insurance Forms for Band/Band Front are due to Administration office.  NO EXCEPTIONS.
     
    July 13 - Marching Percussion Practice 6-7 pm.
     
    July 13 – Marching Band Practice 7-9 pm.  Summer Band Shirts and Shoes will be issued at the end of practice.  The Shirts are $?.  The Shoes are $??.  You must pay in cash if you do not have enough funds in your account.
     
     
    July 20 - Marching Percussion Practice 6-7 pm.
     
    July 20 – Marching Band Practice 7-9 pm.  Prep Music for Band Camp
     
    July 21 - Band Parents meeting 7 pm.  Beginning Band Recruitment night.  HS Helpers needed.
     
    July 27 - Marching Percussion Practice 6-7 pm.
     
    July 27 – Marching Band Practice 7-9 pm.  Bring marching shoes so that we can start fitting uniforms.
     
    HELP in the CONCESSION STAND:  Band Parents are needed to help in the concession stand during all NBC home football games.  We still have a game November 2.  Please contact TBA if you would be willing to help and at the same time, help your child build up his/her band account.  TBA can be reached at (H) TBA, (CF/text) TBA or (EM) TBA
     
    August 3 - 7:30-8:30 pm - Marching Band Practice
     
    August 8 - New Enterprise Parade.  Report to TBA at TBA pm with instruments (plan ahead).  Parade begins TBA pm.  Parade dress is Band Shirt, Black Dress pants, Black socks and Black marching shoes.  Parade ends at TBA.  Take instruments home with you (again - plan ahead).
     
    August TBA - Roaring Spring Parade.  Report at 4:15 pm.  Depart for Roaring Spring 4:45 pm.  Line up near the fire hall.  Parade begins 6 pm.  Parade dress is Band Shirt, Black Dress pants, Black socks and Black marching shoes.  Parade ends at Cabbage Creek Rd. near the Garver YMCA.  ETR 8:45 pm.
     
    August 10-14 – Band Camp 8 AM - Noon daily.  End of camp party Friday starting at noon.  Start in the auditorium on August 10.  Bring marching shoes so that we can start fitting uniforms.
     
    BAND CAMP THEMES
    Monday: TBA
    Tuesday: TBA
    Wednesday: TBA
    Thursday: TBA
    Friday: TBA
     
    KEEP IN MIND:
    - Tennis shoes are required for all marching activities.
    - Outfits should still follow school dress code.
    - The grade with the greatest percentage of theme day participation will get the additional yardage for the water balloon fight thing.
     
    August 17 - 7:30-8:30 pm - Marching Band Practice
     
    August 18 - 7pm - Band Parents Meeting
     
    August TBA - Schellsburg Parade.  Report at 5:30 pm.  Depart for Shellsburg 5:45 pm.  Parade begins 7 pm.  Parade dress is Band Shirt, Black Dress pants, Black socks and Black marching shoes.  ETR 8:45 pm.
     
    August TBA - Black and White Night:  Report 6:15 in summer uniform.  Line up in the pregame block on the front lawn.  March to the field approximately 6:30.  Do the pregame entrance, play fanfare.  Move to the "NB" and play Gimme Some Lovin' - park-n-bark.  Make a tunnel (scoreboard end of field).  March off the field after the Football Team is introduced and put your things away.  Everything should be over by 7 pm.  Go home or stay and watch the evening events.  If the weather is bad, the event will be moved to the gym.
     
    August TBA - 3pm - Help is needed at the concession stand to help unload & stock.  Band students who help can count this as a make up or as account credit.  Parents who help will earn account credit for your band member.  Let Mr. Berry know if you plan to help.  Space is limited.
     
    August TBA - 6-7:30 - Stand Tunes with the Cheer Squad.  Pizza to follow.
     
    August TBA - Period 9 - DRILL CHART WEDNESDAY.  TBA, TBA and TBA
     
    August TBA - Period 9 - CLEAN UP THURSDAY.  Drill Charts/Music - TBA, TBA and TBA
     
    August TBA - Period 9 - NO PEEKY FRIDAY.  TBA, TBA and TBA.
      
    August TBA - Football (H) - TBA.  Report 5:15 pm.  Warm up 5:45.  Line up for Pregame 6:35 pm.  Game begins at 7 pm.  Concert for Cencession workers immediately following the game.  Summer Uniform.  Halftime TBA.
     
    August TBA - Football (A) - TBA.  Report 5:20 pm.  Depart 5:50 pm.  Game begins at 7 pm.  ETR 10 pm.  Summer Uniform.  Halftime:  Gimme Some Lovin & I Love Rock & Roll.
     
    August TBA - Period 8-9 - PRIDE assembly.  Marching Band will play stand tunes as people arrive and again at the end of the assembly.
     
    September TBA - Period 9 - Band
     
    September TBA - Deadline to sign up for County Band.  The Festival is January 2-3, 2019.  Chestnut Ridge is hosting.  JHCB is open to grades 8-9. SHCB is open to grades 10-12
    September TBA - 6 pm - Yearbook Picture Day.  High School Band members will wear the fall uniform (no hats) and you will need your instrument.  The band front will wear your fall uniform and you will need your equipment.  Honor Guard will wear the fall uniform (no hats) and you will need the equipment you carry in the parades.  Strawbridge will offer photo packages that include individual and/or group photos for you to purchase if you are interested.
     
    September TBA - Period 9 - Band and Band Front.  Line up for Homecoming Parade.  Wear your band shirt for the parade.  Wear as many layers under your band shirt as the weather requires.  Black pants not required.  With exception for anyone who is on the Homecoming Court, ALL BAND AND BAND FRONT WILL MARCH WITH THE BAND.  THIS IS A PERFORMANCE.
     
    September 4 - Football - TBA (A).  Report 4:15 pm.  Depart 4:45 pm.  Game begins at 7 pm.  ETR 11:15 pm.  Uniform TBA.  Halftime:  TBA
     
    September 11 - Football - TBA (A).  Report 5:10 pm.  Depart 5:40 pm.  Game begins at 7 pm.  ETR 10:15 pm.  Uniform TBA.  Halftime:  TBA.
      
    September 15 - Band Parents Meeting 7 pm in HS music room.
     
    September 18 - Football - TBA (H).  Report 5:15.  Warm up 5:45 pm.  Line up for Pregame 6:35 pm.  Concert for Concession workers immediately following the game.  Fall Uniforms.  Halftime:  TBA
     
    September 19 - Tractor Club Banquet - 6:30 pm.  Set up report @ TBA.  Servers report @ 6 pm.  Kitchen report @ 5:30 pm.  Dishroom report @ 6:30 pm.
     
    September TBA - Football - TBA (HC).  Report 5:00.  Warm up 5:30 pm.  Line up for Pregame 6:20 pm.  Concert for Concession workers immediately following the game.  Fall Uniform.  Halftime:  Blue Suede Shoes, Hey Song and Sweet Caroline
     
    October 2 - Football - TBA (A).  Report 4:40pm.  Senior Meeting TBA pm. Depart 5:10 pm.  Game begins at 7 pm.  ETR 10:30 pm.  Fall Uniform.  Halftime:  TBA 
     
    Ocotber 09 - Football - TBA (A).  Report 4:45 pm.  Practice 5:00 pm.  Depart 5:40 pm.  Game begins at 7 pm.  ETR 10:15 pm.  Fall Uniform.  Halftime:  TBA
     
    October TBA - Senior write ups are due.
     
    October 16 - Football - TBA (H).  Report 5:15.  Warm up 5:45 pm.  Line up for Pregame 6:35 pm.  Concert for Concession workers immediately following the game.  Fall Uniforms.  Halftime:  TBA, TBA & TBA.
     
    October 20 - 7 pm - Band Parents meeting. 
     
    October TBA - Junior High County Chorus Concert at Bedford High School Auditorium - 7 pm.
     
    October TBA - Football - TBA (SN).  Report 5:00.  Warm up 5:15 pm.  Traditional Senior Night Activity 5:30 pm.  Line up for Pregame 6:15 pm. Senior Parents should gather inside the track fencing near the North (scoreboard) 30 yearline.  Concert for Concession workers immediately following the game.  Fall Uniforms.  Seniors will wear black bibs, marching shoes/spats/gloves and Senior Jacket (not hat).  Halftime:  TBA
     
    October 26 - Halloween Parade in Bedford.  Report 5:45 pm.  Depart 6:10 pm.  Parade begins 7:30 pm.  ETR 9:30 pm.  Dress in costumes.  Everyone dress in costumes.  Parade theme is TBA.  Line up at Landmark Restaurant.  The parade ends Near the courthouse.  The buses park somewhere along John St. near the intersection of Juliana St.
     
    October 27 - Halloween Parade in Everett.  Report 5:45 pm.  Depart 6:15 pm.  Parade begins 7:30 pm.  ETR 9:30 pm.  Dress in costumes  Everyone dress in costumes.  Parade theme is TBA.  Line up at Everett High School.  The parade ends about 3 blocks past Sheetz.  The buses park either at the IGA or Hometown Bank.
     
    October 30 or 31 - Possible playoff game at TBA.  Report TBA.  Depart TBA.  ETR TBA.  Every NBC win means another game the following week.  Halftime:  TBA.
     
     
    October 31 - This is the last day for District Band soloists to complete a preliminary audition with Mr. Berry to pre-register for PMEA auditions next month.
     
    November TBA - 7-9 pm - Pep Band Practice.
     
    November 1 - District Band Audition Forms are Due.  
     
    November TBA - NHS Banquet - 6:30 pm.  Set up report @ 3:15pm.  Kitchen helpers and Servers report @ 6:00 pm. and Dishroom report @ 6:30 pm.
     
    November 6 or 7 - Possible playoff game  Depart TBA.  ETR TBA.  Every NBC win means another game the following week.  Halftime:  TBA
     
    November 11 – Possible Veterans Day Parade/Program TBA (IF AT SIX MILE RUN).  Details not yet available.
     
    November 13 or 14 - Possible Playoff game against TBA at TBA.  Report TBA.  Depart TBA pm.  ETR TBA.  Every NBC win means another game the following week.  Halftime:  TBA
     
    November TBA - Period 9 - Band - Collect Marching Band Music
     
    November 15 - District Band Auditions at Bellwood
     
     
    November TBA - 7 pm - 2nd Grade Musical at NBCES Multi-Purpose Room.
     
    November 17 - Band Parents meeting.
     
    November 20 - Junior surveys for 2020-21 are due
     
    November TBA - Senior County Chorus at TBA - 7 PM concert
     
    November TBA - All Marching Band music, borrowed Marching Band instruments and Marching Band equipment must be checked in.
      
    November 20 - Hershey Trip surveys are due.
     
    November TBA - Senior County Chorus at TBA
     
    November TBA - Period 9 - Band - Collect all reamining marching band instruments/equipment/music that is not being used for pep band.
     
    District Band Practice - Schedule an appointment. 
     
    December ?9? - 7 pm - 5th Grade Christmas Extravaganza - HS Auditorium
     
    December 15 - 7 pm.  Band Parents meeting CANCELED
      
    December 20 – Christmas Concert 2:30 pm.  Chorus 6-12 & Band 7-8.  Report Time 1:45 pm.
     
    December TBA - 3:15-4:45 pm.  Junior High County Band practice.
     
    December TBA - period 9.  Senior High County Band Practice and Chorus
     
    December TBA - HS Period 5.  Junior High County Band Practice.  MS Students will practice with 9th grade.  Report to lunch after practice then to MS Chorus or assigned studyhall as soon as you are done eating. 
     
    December TBA - HS Period 5.  Junior High County Band Practice.  MS Students will practice with 9th grade.  Report to lunch after practice then to MS Chorus or assigned studyhall as soon as you are done eating. 
     
    December TBA - 3:15-5:15 pm - Senior High County Band Practice
     
    December 23 - 9-11 am - Christmas Assembly.  Various groups from the Music department will perform, including MS Chorus, MS Band, HS Chorus, and select ensembles.
     
    December 30 - County Band Practice
     
    2:30-4:30 - Senior High County Band
    4:30-5:00 - Pizza - SH and JH County Band
    5:00-6:30 - Junior High County Band Practice 
      
    2021
     
    JanuaryTBA - Senior High/Junior High County Band at TBA.  Check into homeroom for attendance then report to the auditorium.  ETR 4:30 pm
     
    January TBA - Senior High/Junior High County Band at TBA.  Check into homeroom for attendance then report to the auditorium.  Bring concert attire. Parents attend 7 pm Concert at TBA Auditorium.  There is a $3 admission charge.  Students will travel home with parents after concert.  Concert dress is black pants, black shoes and festival provided t-shirt.
     
    January TBA - Junior Class Meeting.
     
    January TBA - District Band read through at Conemaugh Township HS.  Depart 5:00 pm.  Return approximately 9:30 pm.  Bring money for Sheetz Run.
     

    January 14-16 - District Band at Hollidaysburg

     
    Region Band Practice - See Mr. Berry to schedule an appointment.
     
    January 19 - Band Parents meeting 7 pm.
     
    January 31 - 2:30 pm:  Winter Concert - MS Band 7-8, MS Chorus 6-8 & HS Band 9-12.  Report time 1:45 pm.
     
    February TBA - 6:30-7:30:  Region Band Read Through @ TBA
     
    February 16 - 7 pm - Band Parents Meeting CANCELED.
     
    February 25-27 - Region Band at Richland
     
    State Band Practice - See Mr. Berry to schedule an appointment.
     
    March 16 – Band Parents Meeting. 
     
    March TBA - Spring Musical
     
    April TBA - Hershey Trip Permission forms are due.  A $20 deposit is required, which will be returned as spending money at the festival.  Even if you are not participating, please turn in permission form signed and check "permission not given".
     
    April 14-17 - State Band in Erie
     
    April 20 – Band Parents Meeting - Music Room:  We will be planning the next banquets and planning for 2020-21 officers. 
     
    April 23 - period 9.  Marching Band Encores with Band Front
     
    April 24 - NES&L Banquet - 4:00 pm.  Set up report @ 9 am.  Servers report @ 3:30 pm.  Kitchen report @ 3 pm.  Dishroom report @ 4:00 pm.
     
    April 25 – 2:30 Concert (SH Band/SH Chorus/Select Ensembles)  Band report at 1:45 pm.  Warm up on stage at 1:50 pm.
     
    April TBA - National Band Application/Audition is due.
     
    April 27 - 6-7:30 pm - Band Front Tryout Practice - Elementary Gym or outside weather permitting
     
    May TBA - Reservations due for Music Department Recognition Banquet.  Cost is $15 per person.  Music Department Students will receive a refund if they attend the banquet.
     
    May 3 - 7-9 pm - HS Marching Band Percussion
     
    May 10 - 7-9 pm - HS Marching Band Percussion
     
    May TBA – 7:00 pm - Concert grades 4-5.
     
    May TBA - Period 7 - Band - Hershey Participants Only
       
    May TBA - Music in the Parks Adjudication Festival.  Student Drivers must park in the North (teacher) lot.  Report 6 am.  Load bus upon arrival.  Depart 6:15 am.  ETR 12 midnight.
     
    May TBA - During Lunch - 21-22 Senior Jacket fitting.
     
    May 17 - 7-9 pm - HS Marching Band Percussion
     
    May 18 - Band Parents meeting.  We will be planning the next banquets and planning for 2020-21 officers.  In addition, we will be planning for the transition of a new band director. 
     
    May TBA – 7:00 pm - Concert - Band 6/Band 7-8/Chorus grades 6-8.
     
    May 20 - 6 pm - Music Department Recognition Banquet
     
    May TBA – Baccalaureate
     
    May TBA - Period 5-6 - Band
     
    May TBA - 6-7:30 - Practice with Alumni Band for Graduation.  Load Trailer.  Picnic to follow.
     
    May TBA - Period 1-5 - Commencement Band Practice.
     
    May TBA – Baccalaureate
      
    May TBA – Commencement/Concert (SH Band with select MS). Report to music room at 5:45 pm.  Concert begins at 6:30 pm. Commencement ceremonies begin at 7 pm.
     
    May 30 - Marching Percussion Practice 6-7 pm.
     
    May 30 – Marching Band Practice 7-8:30 pm.

    May 30 – Mandatory Band Parent/Players Meeting 8:30 pm.
     
    June 7 - Marching Percussion Practice 6-7 pm.
     
    June 7 – Marching Band Practice 7-9 pm.  
     
    June TBA - HS Band Offier elections.  Ballots will be sent to your school g-mail accounts.  Ballots close TBA at 3 pm.  Contact Mr. Berry if you did not get a ballot.
      
    June TBA - Prep turkeys 6:30 am and 12:00 pm.
     
    June TBA - REA Banquet (Band Parents meeting canceled).  Set up 9 am.  Servers and kitchen report 3 pm.  Dishroom and reset report 4 pm.  Meal officially begins at 4:30 pm, but we would like to have the first seating sometime after 3:30 pm.
     
    June TBA - TBA pm - Band Front Hoagie delivery.
     
    June 14 - Marching Percussion Practice 6-7 pm.
     
    June 14 – Marching Band Practice 7-9 pm.
     
    June 15 - Band Parents meeting.
     
    June 21 - Marching Percussion Practice 6-7 pm.
     
    June 21 - Marching Band Practice 7-9 pm.  Summer Band Shirts and Shoes will be issued at the end of practice.  The Shirts are $?.  The Shoes are $??.  You must pay in cash if you do not have enough funds in your account.
     
    June 29 - Marching Band Practice 7-8 pm.
     
    June 30 - Insurance Forms for Band/Band Front are due to Administration office.  NO EXCEPTIONS.
     
    November 21 - District Band Auditions at Greater Johnstown
     
    2022
     
    January 27-29 - District Band at Meyersdale
     
    February TBA - 2:30 pm:  Winter Concert - MS Chorus 6-8 & HS Band 9-12.  Report time 1:45 pm.
     
    March TBA - 2:30 - Winter Concert.  Ms Band and HS Chorus.  Report time is 1:45 pm.j
     
    March 10-12 - Region Band at TBA (District 4)
     
    April 6-9 - State Band at the Poconos
     
    April TBA - All-East Band Auditions (details forthcoming)
     
    November 20 - District Band Auditions at Somerset
     
    2023
     
    February 9-11 - District Band at Bellwood
     
    March 23-25 - Regon Band at Altoona
     
    April 19-22 - State Band at Poconos
     
    2024
     
     
     
     
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