BHS Band Notes - August 26th

What a great first week!! Marching Band rehearsals, the elementary tour, Drumline at the Running Rally, and a Saturday night football game on ESPNU. We are excited to welcome Scott Lang to our campus Thursday night for what will be a very special experience. We appreciate the students being on time for all events and continuing to communicate with us and use the Excused Absence Form when they will be late or absent. Three day weekend ahead!

Coming Up This Week:
Monday, 8/26 - JBB Rehearsal 3pm-5:30pm
Tuesday, 8/27 – Hornline Rehearsal 3pm-5pm, CG Rehearsal 6pm-8pm
Wednesday, 8/28 – Percussion Rehearsal 3pm-5pm
Thursday, 8/29 – MB Rehearsal & Leadership Workshop 5:00pm- 9pm, MB Parent Meeting 7:15pm-9pm
Friday, 8/30 - MB Football Game @ Veterans Memorial Stadium 5:30pm report time.
Saturday, 8/31 - JBA Retreat @ Milestone Facility 9am-2pm

Coming Up Next Week:
Monday, 9/02 - Labor Day No School!
Tuesday, 9/03 – Hornline Rehearsal 3pm-5pm, CG Rehearsal 6pm-8pm
Wednesday, 9/04 – Percussion Rehearsal 3pm-5pm
Thursday, 9/05 – MB Rehearsal 5:30pm-9pm
Friday, 9/06 - Pizza Preview Night 6:30pm
Saturday, 9/07 - MB Rehearsal 9am-1pm

New This Week

Pizza Preview Night - Friday, September 6th
Join us for our first ever Pizza Preview Night! Preview night will take place on September 6th, at 6:30pm in the BHS Ampitheater. We will be pre-selling tickets and large pizzas in the Charms Store. To purchase tickets or pizza click here.

Scott Lang Leadership
We are very excited to bring Scott Lang, a renowned student-leadership expert to our campus on Thursday, August 29th! All marching band students will attend the workshop from 5pm to 7pm, then head out to rehearsal until 9pm. Students: Make sure you are on-time (early) for the 5pm workshop start time!

Buchanan Band Parent Meeting Thursday Night @ 7:15pm
Our first band parent meeting of the year! We will have Scott Lang speak with just the parents from 7:15pm to 8:00pm, then continue with a general parent meeting at 8pm. At least one parent/guardian should plan to attend.

Football Game Friday
Our second football game will be at Veterans Memorial Stadium (VMS) this Friday. We will be in full uniform. All Marching Band students need to arrive to the Buchanan bandroom at 5:30pm to change into uniform.

Football Game Volunteers
We are in need of volunteers for this weeks football game! If you would like to volunteer Click Here!

Buchanan Instrumental Music Leadership Camp - Sept. 20th to Sept. 22nd
We are thrilled to offer an amazing leadership camp experience for instrumental music students next September! Leadership Camp is one of the most amazing experiences you can be a part of while in the Buchanan Instrumental Music Program. It is a life-changing three days! Camp is open to all current 9th-11th grade Buchanan Band, Colorguard and Orchestra, students. If you are interested in attending the leadership camp, please complete and submit the interest form before all of the spots are filled! Click here for more info and the application: https://www.becorchestras.org/leadership-camp

Introducing a Facebook Group just for current students, parents, and staff!
If you are currently a student, parent, or staff member in our program, please joined our closed Facebook group! This will be a great place to ask questions and discuss upcoming program events. Click here to join: https://www.facebook.com/groups/becbands

Past News

Marching Band Rehearsals
The season is in full swing! Attendance for rehearsal extremely important. All attendance expectations can be found on the website Attendance Page. Remember: All pre-arranged absences must be communicated to a director before submitting an Excused Absence Request.

Speaking of Rehearsals…
Students are expected to have the appropriate rehearsal attire for all rehearsals that occur outside the school day as well as block day rehearsals. Don’t forget water, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen!

Marching Band Forms & Paperwork
All parents/guardians of students involved in marching band need to complete the following two online forms. Please take moment to fill complete these forms as soon as possible.

1. 2019-2020 Buchanan Instrumental Music Voluntary Field Trip Permission: Click here to complete. (https://permission.click/1KZnw/us)

2. Marching Band Season Acknowledgement, Voluntary Pledge & Consent Form: Click here to complete. (https://www.becbands.org/marching-band-2019)

The Calendar
Our calendar for the 2019-2020 year can be found on our website. Please bookmark and subscribe! Instructions on how to subscribe to our calendar on your mobile device can be found at the bottom of the calendar page.

Questions, Comments, Concerns…
The best way to reach us is by email (becbands@gmail.com or becorchestras@gmail.com). Welcome back to school everyone!

BHS Band Notes - August 19th

Welcome Back!
We are very excited to have you join us for the 2019-2020 school year! This promises to be a very exciting year for our music department and we look forward to many exciting events and performances! This is our weekly emails newsletter sent every Monday to keep you up to date on events that are coming up.

Coming Up This Week:
Monday, 8/19 - First day of school!
Tuesday, 8/20 – Hornline Rehearsal 3pm-5pm (Woodwinds & Brass), CG Rehearsal 6pm-8pm
Wednesday, 8/21 – Percussion Rehearsal 3pm-5pm
Thursday, 8/22 - MB Rehearsal 5:30pm-9pm
Saturday, 8/24 - MB Rehearsal 9am-1pm, Football Game at VMS, 6:30pm Report Time

Coming Up Next Week:
Monday, 8/26 - JBB Rehearsal 3pm-5:30pm
Tuesday, 8/27 – Hornline Rehearsal 3pm-5pm, CG Rehearsal 6pm-8pm
Wednesday, 8/28 – Percussion Rehearsal 3pm-5pm
Thursday, 8/29 – MB Rehearsal & Leadership Workshop 5:00pm- 9pm, MB Parent Meeting 7:00pm-9pm
Friday, 8/30 - MB Football Game @ Veterans Memorial Stadium 5:30pm report time.
Saturday, 8/31 - JBA Retreat @ Milestone Facility 9am-2pm

New This Week

Marching Band Rehearsals
The season is in full swing! Attendance for rehearsal extremely important. All attendance expectations can be found on the website Attendance Page. Remember: All pre-arranged absences must be communicated to a director before submitting an Excused Absence Request.

Speaking of Rehearsals…
Students are expected to have the appropriate rehearsal attire for all rehearsals that occur outside the school day as well as block day rehearsals. Don’t forget water, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen!

Football Game Saturday!
Our first football game will be at Veterans Memorial Stadium this Saturday. We will be in full uniform. All Marching Band students will need to arrive to the Buchanan bandroom at 6:30pm to change into uniform.

Marching Band Forms & Paperwork
All parents/guardians of students involved in marching band need to complete the following two online forms. Please take moment to fill complete these forms as soon as possible.

1. 2019-2020 Buchanan Instrumental Music Voluntary Field Trip Permission: Click here to complete. (https://permission.click/1KZnw/us)

2. Marching Band Season Acknowledgement, Voluntary Pledge & Consent Form: Click here to complete. (https://www.becbands.org/marching-band-2019)

The Calendar
Our calendar for the 2019-2020 year can be found on our website. Please bookmark and subscribe! Instructions on how to subscribe to our calendar on your mobile device can be found at the bottom of the calendar page.

Elementary Tour - Friday, August 23rd
The entire Marching Band will be touring all six Buchanan Area Elementary schools to encourage 5th & 6th grade participation in band and orchestra. Attire will be either red or blue Buchanan spirit wear and either blue jeans or shorts. Please make sure you are in dress code. Students will also need to bring a sack lunch to eat along the way. Students will be excused during 4th period and will be back before school get out.

Scott Lang Leadership
We are very excited to bring Scott Lang, a renowned student-leadership expert to our campus on Thursday, August 29th! All marching band students will attend the workshop from 5pm to 7pm, then head out to rehearsal. We will have Scott speak with just the parents from 7:15pm to 8:00pm. More info will be sent next week!

Buchanan Instrumental Music Leadership Camp - Sept. 20th to Sept. 22nd
We are thrilled to offer an amazing leadership camp experience for instrumental music students next September! Leadership Camp is one of the most amazing experiences you can be a part of while in the Buchanan Instrumental Music Program. It is a life-changing three days! Camp is open to all current 9th-11th grade Buchanan Band, Colorguard and Orchestra, students. If you are interested in attending the leadership camp, please complete and submit the interest form before all of the spots are filled! Click here for more info and the application: https://www.becorchestras.org/leadership-camp

Questions, Comments, Concerns…
The best way to reach us is by email (becbands@gmail.com or becorchestras@gmail.com). Welcome back to school everyone!

June 3rd Instrumental Music Notes

June 3rd Instrumental Music Notes

Last week of school! Congratulations to the 46 seniors graduating from the instrumental music program. We wish you all the best! The rest of us have a lot going on this summer as we prepare for another exciting year. Thank you to everyone who has already volunteered to work the fireworks. DCI Show volunteer spots are now open as well!

Fireworks Volunteers

Fireworks Volunteers

Please sign up to volunteer in the TNT Fireworks stand in the Walmart parking lot on Clovis and Herndon. Most shifts are only 4 hours, unless you sign up for opening and closing duty, which are shorter. We will teach you what you need to know.

May 20th BHS Band Notes

Coming Up This Week:
Tuesday, 05/21 - MB Percussion Workshop 3pm-5:30pm
Wednesday 05/22 - CG Rehearsal 3pm-5pm
Thursday, 05/22 - MB Percussion Workshop 3pm-5:30pm, MB Hornline Rehearsal 3pm-6pm, Parent Meeting 6pm-7:30pm @BHS MPR

Coming Up Next Week:
Monday, 05/27- Memorial Day No School!
Tuesday, 05/28 - MB Percussion Workshop 3pm-5:30pm
Wednesday 05/29 - CG Rehearsal 3pm-5pm
Thursday, 05/30 - MB Percussion Workshop 3pm-5:30pm

New This Week

Parent Meeting 2019!
Parents! Join us for our first meeting of the 2019 Marching Season! The meeting is on Thursday, May 22nd, from 6pm-7:30pm in the BHS MPR. Hope to see you there!

Summer Band at the Shaghoian!
Open to high school, college, and community musicians, $20 to participate, free concert. Rehearsals are on 7/15, 7/21, 7/22, & 7/28 at 7pm the concert is on Monday, July 29th at 7pm at the Paul Shaghoian Concert Hall. Sign up by June 15th by registering online at www.cloviscommunityed.com and email ckeenan08@gmail.com the following information: First and last name, instrument, phone number, occupation, the ensemble in which you play and what chair or part (1st, 2nd, etc.)

BEC Instrumental Music Blankets!
Get your customized BEC Instrumental Music Blankets for $15 on the Charms Store! Click Here!
School code is Becmusic.

Last call for Marching Band Photos!
Don’t forget to order your photos: 2018 Buchanan Marching Band Photos. .

Marching Band Items!
Reminder! If you have yet to turn in your items that were loaned to you during fall season please do so! Items can be turned into Jenny in the band office.

Past News

Missing Marching Band Already?
Videos from all of our performances can be view on Media page of our website. CUSD Band Night and our final rehearsal run-throughs are up.

Show Posters & Helmets - For Sales!
If you missed out at the banquet, both of these items are available in the Charms Online Store.

Sponsor a Marching Band Awards Plaque
We have just 4 to go! Best Rehearsing Section, Most Improved Brass, Outstanding Freshman, Outstanding Senior. You can sponsor these plaques on the Charms Online Store.

May 13th Band Notes

Coming Up This Week:
Monday, 05/13 - JBB Rehearsal 3pm-5pm
Tuesday, 05/14 - MB Percussion Workshop 3pm-5:30pm
Wednesday 05/15 - CG Auditions 3pm-6pm
Thursday, 05/16 - MB Percussion Workshop 3pm-5:30pm
Friday, 05/17 - CG - Auditions 3pm-6pm, Symphony Orchestra Rehearsal 3pm-4:30pm
Saturday, 05/18 - End of the Year Concerts (See Events Menu for details)

Coming Up Next Week:
Tuesday, 05/21 - MB Percussion Workshop 3pm-5:30pm
Wednesday 05/22 - CG Rehearsal 3pm-5pm
Thursday, 05/23 - MB Percussion Workshop 3pm-5:30pm, 2019 MB Parent Meeting 6pm @BHS MPR
Friday, 5/24 - Early Release Day (12pm) due to State Track Meet

New This Week

End of the Year Concerts!
Our final performance of the year is upon us! The Buchanan Band, Colorguard, and Orchestra End-of-the-Year Concert will be on Saturday, May 18th at Paul Shaghoian Concert Hall (Chestnut and International). Admission is free. Please check the itinerary under the events menu for specific information about your ensemble’s performance and report time.

Symphony Orchestra Rehearsals 
We will rehearse this Friday from 3pm-4:30pm. Please make sure you are there if you are a member of Symphony Orchestra!

2019 Marching Band Parent Meeting - 6pm BHS MPR
This is a mandatory meeting for all
2019 Marching Band Students and Parents and we present the 2019 Marching Season! The meeting is on Thursday, May 22nd, at 6:00pm in the BHS MPR. See you then!

Concert Credit Opportunity
Click here to learn about a new concert credit opportunity! We will continue to post new Concert Credit Opportunities on the website. Make sure you get it submitted by the end of the semester!

Summer Band at the Shaghoian
Open to high school, college, and community musicians. $20 to participate. Rehearsals are on 7/15, 7/21, 7/22, & 7/28 at 7pm and the concert is on Monday, July 29th at 7pm (free admission) at the Paul Shaghoian Concert Hall.

Sign up by June 15th by registering online at www.cloviscommunityed.com and emailing ckeenan08@gmail.com the following information: First and last name, instrument, phone number, occupation, the ensemble in which you play and what chair or part (1st, 2nd, etc.).

BEC Instrumental Music Blankets
Get your customized BEC Instrumental Music Blankets for $15 on the Charms Store! Click Here!
School code is Becmusic.

Last call for Marching Band Photos
Don’t forget to order your photos: 2018 Buchanan Marching Band Photos. .

Marching Band Items
Reminder! If you have yet to turn in your items that were loaned to you during fall season please do so! Items can be turned into Jenny in the band office.

Past News

Did you know…
Videos from the marching band, winter guard, and winter percussion seasons are now available on the Members Page!

May 6th BHS Band Notes

Coming Up This Week:
Monday, 05/06- JBB Rehearsal 3pm-5pm
Tuesday, 05/07 - MB Percussion Workshop 3pm-5:30pm
Wednesday 05/08 - CG Rehearsal 3pm-5pm, BEC Jazz Concert @ BHS Outdoor Theater
Thursday, 05/09 - MB Percussion Workshop 3pm-5:30pm, MB Hornline Rehearsal 3pm-6pm
Friday, 05/10 - JBB Rehearsal 3pm=5pm

Coming Up Next Week:
Monday, 05/13- JBB Rehearsal 3pm-5pm
Tuesday, 05/14 - MB Percussion Workshop 3pm-5:30pm
Wednesday 05/15 - CG Auditions 3pm-6pm
Thursday, 05/16 - MB Percussion Workshop 3pm-5:30pm, MB Hornline Rehearsal 3pm-6pm
Friday, 05/17 - JBB Rehearsal 3pm-5pm, CG Auditions 3pm-6pm

New This Week

Concert Credit Opportunity!
Come see the BHS Jazz Concert on Wednesday, May 8th at the BHS Outdoor Theater!

Summer Band at the Shaghoian!
Open to high school, college, and community musicians, $20 to participate, free concert. Rehearsals are on 7/15, 7/21, 7/22, & 7/28 at 7pm the concert is on Monday, July 29th at 7pm at the Paul Shaghoian Concert Hall. Sign up by June 15th by registering online at www.cloviscommunityed.com and email ckeenan08@gmail.com the following information: First and last name, instrument, phone number, occupation, the ensemble in which you play and what chair or part (1st, 2nd, etc.)

BEC Instrumental Music Blankets!
Get your customized BEC Instrumental Music Blankets for $15 on the Charms Store! Click Here!
School code is Becmusic.

Last call for Marching Band Photos!
Don’t forget to order your photos: 2018 Buchanan Marching Band Photos. .

Marching Band Items!
Reminder! If you have yet to turn in your items that were loaned to you during fall season please do so! Items can be turned into Jenny in the band office.

Past News

Missing Marching Band Already?
Videos from all of our performances can be view on Media page of our website. CUSD Band Night and our final rehearsal run-throughs are up.

Show Posters & Helmets - For Sales!
If you missed out at the banquet, both of these items are available in the Charms Online Store.

Sponsor a Marching Band Awards Plaque
We have just 4 to go! Best Rehearsing Section, Most Improved Brass, Outstanding Freshman, Outstanding Senior. You can sponsor these plaques on the Charms Online Store.

April 29th BHS Band Notes

Coming Up This Week:
Monday, 04/29 - JBB Rehearsal 3pm-5pm
Tuesday, 04/30 - MB Percussion Workshop 3pm-5:30pm
Wednesday 05/01 - CG Rehearsal 3pm-5pm
Thursday, 05/02 - MB Percussion Workshop 3pm-5:30pm, MB Hornline Rehearsal 3pm-6pm
Friday, 05/03 - PAS Percussion Competition, JBB Rehearsal 3pm-5pm

Coming Up Next Week:
Monday, 05/06- JBB Rehearsal 3pm-5pm
Tuesday, 05/07 - MB Percussion Workshop 3pm-5:30pm
Wednesday 05/08 - CG Rehearsal 3pm-5pm, BEC Jazz Concert @ BHS Outdoor Theater
Thursday, 05/09 - MB Percussion Workshop 3pm-5:30pm, MB Hornline Rehearsal 3pm-6pm
Friday, 05/10 - JBB Rehearsal 3pm=5pm

New This Week

Disneyland Trip
One bus is full - don't miss out! Make sure you’ve signed up for the trip, completed the permission slip, and made your trip payment by Friday, May 3, 2019. All trip information and sign ups are here: https://www.becorchestras.org/disneyland

Summer Band at the Shaghoian!
Open to high school, college, and community musicians, $20 to participate, free concert. Rehearsals are on 7/15, 7/21, 7/22, & 7/28 at 7pm the concert is on Monday, July 29th at 7pm at the Paul Shaghoian Concert Hall. Sign up by June 15th by registering online at www.cloviscommunityed.com and email ckeenan08@gmail.com the following information: First and last name, instrument, phone number, occupation, the ensemble in which you play and what chair or part (1st, 2nd, etc.)

BEC Instrumental Music Blankets!
Get your customized BEC Instrumental Music Blankets for $15 on the Charms Store! Click Here!
School code is Becmusic.

Last call for Marching Band Photos!
Don’t forget to order your photos: 2018 Buchanan Marching Band Photos. .

Marching Band Items!
Reminder! If you have yet to turn in your items that were loaned to you during fall season please do so! Items can be turned into Jenny in the band office.

Past News

Missing Marching Band Already?
Videos from all of our performances can be view on Media page of our website. CUSD Band Night and our final rehearsal run-throughs are up.

Show Posters & Helmets - For Sales!
If you missed out at the banquet, both of these items are available in the Charms Online Store.

Sponsor a Marching Band Awards Plaque
We have just 4 to go! Best Rehearsing Section, Most Improved Brass, Outstanding Freshman, Outstanding Senior. You can sponsor these plaques on the Charms Online Store.

March 25th BHS Band Notes

Coming Up This Week:
Monday, 03/25 - JBB Rehearsal 3pm-5pm , WP WG Family Night @7pm
Tuesday, 03/26 - WP Rehearsal 3pm-6pm, VG Rehearsal 5:300pm-9pm
Wednesday 03/27 - WP Rehearsal 1pm-5:30pm, JVG Rehearsal 3pm-5pm
Thursday, 03/28 - WP Rehearsal 5:30pm-9pm, VG Rehearsal 5:30pm-9pm, ASI CMEA Orchestra Festival
Friday, 03/29 - JBB Rehearsal 3pm=5pm, WP SJVCGPR Championships, BHS CMEA Orchestra @ Sunnyside High School
Saturday, 03/30 - SJVCGPR Winter Guard Championships. WP NCPA San Jose

Coming Up Next Week:
Monday, 04/01 - JBB Rehearsal 3pm-5pm
Tuesday, 04/02 - WE/SB CMEA Band Festival @ Washington Union
Wednesday 04/03 - ASI CUSD Band Festival
Thursday, 04/04 - WE?SB CUSD Band Festival @ Shaghoian
Friday, 04/05 - JBB Rehearsal 3pm=5pm

New This Week

Family Night!
Join us on March 25th at 7pm in the REC Gym for our Winter Percussion and Winter Guard Family Night. The groups performing will be ASI Winter Percussion and Winter Guard, BHS JV Winter Guard, BHS Winter Percussion, and BHS Varsity Winter Guard. This event is also free!

BEC Instrumental Music Blankets!
Get your customized BEC Instrumental Music Blankets for $15 on the Charms Store! Click Here!
School code is Becmusic.

Winter Percussion Donations!
We are in need of donations for winter percussion shows this weekend! If you’d like to donate please click here!

Last call for Marching Band Photos!
Don’t forget to order your photos: 2018 Buchanan Marching Band Photos. .

Marching Band Items!
Reminder! If you have yet to turn in your items that were loaned to you during fall season please do so! Items can be turned into Jenny in the band office.

Past News

Missing Marching Band Already?
Videos from all of our performances can be view on Media page of our website. CUSD Band Night and our final rehearsal run-throughs are up.

Show Posters & Helmets - For Sales!
If you missed out at the banquet, both of these items are available in the Charms Online Store.

Sponsor a Marching Band Awards Plaque
We have just 4 to go! Best Rehearsing Section, Most Improved Brass, Outstanding Freshman, Outstanding Senior. You can sponsor these plaques on the Charms Online Store.

Concert Credit Opportunity! 03.29.2019

Notes of Rebellion


Dear Chamber Music Enthusiasts,

The Tower Quartet would like to cordially invite you to their next concert, "Notes of Rebellion" on Friday, March 29, 7:00pm at University Presbyterian Church (1776 E. Roberts Ave, Fresno, CA 93710)

The Tower Quartet is a burgeoning and energetic local chamber group eager to contribute their musicianship and passion to the Central Valley musical tapestry. The ensemble features Lianna Elmore (Violin 1), Erin Adams (Violin 2), Matthew Smoke (Viola), and Kelvin Diaz-Inoa (Cello).

"Notes of Rebellion" features an exciting contemporary work by local composer and Fresno State professor, Dr. Bryce Cannell, as well as Smetana's String Quartet No. 1 ("From My Life") and Shostakovich's powerful String Quartet No. 8.

A suggested $10 donation will be appreciated, and everyone is welcome to attend.

Musically yours,
The Tower Quartet

Concert Credit Opportunity! 03.23.2019

Fresno City College Inaugural Wind Fest

Join Fresno City College in their Inaugural Wind Fest on Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 at 7:30pm in the FCC Theater. The Concert is free with a donation. The concert features Sunnyside High School Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Mr. Michael Angel, and the Fresno City College Wind Ensemble under the direction of Ms. Elisha Wilson. With guest conductors Dr. Gary P. Gilory Dir. of Bands at Fresno State and Dr. Erik Leung Dir. of Bands at Fresno Pacific.

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March 18th BHS Band Notes

Coming Up This Week:
Monday, 03/18 - JBB Rehearsal 3pm-5pm
Tuesday, 03/19 - WP Rehearsal 3pm-6pm, VG Rehearsal 5:30pm-9pm
Wednesday 03/20 - WP Rehearsal 1pm-5:30pm, JVG Rehearsal 3pm-5pm, ASI CUSD Orchestra Festival @ Shaghoian
Thursday, 03/21 - WP Rehearsal 5:30pm-9pm, VG Rehearsal 5:30pm-9pm, BHS CUSD Orchestra Festival @ Shaghoian
Friday, 03/22 - JBB Rehearsal 3pm=5pm, FMCMEA Honor Jazz Concert @ Fresno City

Coming Up Next Week:
Monday, 03/25 - JBB Rehearsal 3pm-5pm , WP WG Family Night @7pm
Tuesday, 03/26 - WP Rehearsal 3pm-6pm, VG Rehearsal 5:300pm-9pm
Wednesday 03/27 - WP Rehearsal 1pm-5:30pm, JVG Rehearsal 3pm-5pm
Thursday, 03/28 - WP Rehearsal 5:30pm-9pm, VG Rehearsal 5:30pm-9pm, ASI CMEA Orchestra Festival
Friday, 03/29 - JBB Rehearsal 3pm=5pm, WP SJVCGPR Championships, BHS CMEA Orchestra @ Sunnyside High School
Saturday, 03/30 - SJVCGPR Winter Guard Championships. WP NCPA San Jose

New This Week

Concert Credit Opportunity!
FMCMEA Honor Jazz Concert is Friday, March 22nd at Fresno CIty College at 7:30 pm at the FCC Theater.

Family Night!
Join us on March 25th at 7pm in the REC Gym for our Winter Percussion and Winter Guard Family Night. The groups performing will be ASI Winter Percussion and Winter Guard, BHS JV Winter Guard, BHS Winter Percussion, and BHS Varsity Winter Guard. This event is also free!

Last call for Marching Band Photos!
Don’t forget to order your photos: 2018 Buchanan Marching Band Photos.

The Modern Flutist Festival
Flute players! Are you interested in joining the Emerging Artist Solo Flute Competition? On March 23. 2019 Fresno State will be hosting The Modern Flutist Festival at Fresno State in the Music Building, Wahlberg Hall.

To compete, please email Elisa Moles ASAP at emflute@elisamoles.com with your name, age, school, and repertoire selection (title and composer). Rules for the competition can be found by clicking here.

Marching Band Items!
Reminder! If you have yet to turn in your items that were loaned to you during fall season please do so! Items can be turned into Jenny in the band office.

Past News

Missing Marching Band Already?
Videos from all of our performances can be view on Media page of our website. CUSD Band Night and our final rehearsal run-throughs are up.

Show Posters & Helmets - For Sales!
If you missed out at the banquet, both of these items are available in the Charms Online Store.

Sponsor a Marching Band Awards Plaque
We have just 4 to go! Best Rehearsing Section, Most Improved Brass, Outstanding Freshman, Outstanding Senior. You can sponsor these plaques on the Charms Online Store.