OMMS Band Calendar 2017-2018 – PDF version

OMMS Band Calendar 2017-2018
Events in BOLD are required

DATES/TIMES MAY CHANGE – I will keep you updated!


Aug. 8 First Day of School!!

Aug. 28-30 – Advanced Symphonic & Symphonic Chair Placements (in class)

Pep Band: All non-beginner band students are members of the Pep Band. We perform at the home football games: (exceptions: football players, dance team, and cheerleaders)


Sept. 14 Pep Band (OMMS vs Bumpus) Perform for 7th grade game
Sept. 21 Pep Band (OMMS vs Liberty Park) Perform for 8th grade game
Sept. 22 OMMS Band Fundraiser Kick-off (Cheesecake, cookie dough, etc.)
Sept. 22 8th Grade Band night at OMHS Football Game vs Thompson


Oct. 5 Pep Band (OMMS vs Berry) Perform for 7th grade game then stay to watch OMHS Band perform

Oct. 20 OMMS Fall Gala – proceeds benefit the band, choir, art, and broadcast classes. All parents are encouraged to volunteer.

Oct. 24 Fall Concert for Symphonic and Advanced Symphonic – 6:30pm
Location: OMMS Gymnasium
Oct. 26 Non-beginner band $100.00 non-Refundable deposit due for Spring Trip


Nov. 28 Mass Beginner Band rehearsal AFTER school 3-4:00pm
Nov. 30 Mass Beginner Band rehearsal AFTER school 3-4:00pm


Nov 30-Dec 2 UAB Honor Band (for those selected)

Dec. 3(Sunday) Holiday Concert for ALL Band Students – 2pm
Location: OMMS Gymnasium (come and go concert)

Dec. 7-8 University of Alabama Middle School Honor band (for those selected)
Dec. 13 Non-beginner band $125.00 payment due for Spring Trip

Dec. 15 Holiday Assembly for OMMS Students –Morning Assembly
Symphonic and Advanced Symphonic Bands perform


Jan. 3 School Begins
Jan. 4-6 Samford University Honor Band
Jan. 16 Shelby County Honor Band Auditions 4-9pm
Location: Chelsea Middle School Cost $5
Jan. 27 All-State/District Honor Band Auditions at Hoover High School
More info: TBA
Jan. 31 Non-beginner band $125.00 payment due for Spring Trip


Feb. 1-3 Auburn University Honor Band (for those selected)
Feb. 23-24 Shelby County Honor Band – for those who auditioned and were selected
Feb. 28 Non-beginner band $125 payment due for Spring Trip


Mar. 5-8 Alabama Bandmasters Association Music Performance Assessment
Time and actual date TBA
@Hewitt-Trussville High School
Concert, Symphonic and Advanced Symphonic bands
This normally takes place DURING the school day.

Mar. 16-17 District Honor Band for those selected (must audition for All-State band to be considered) @ Homewood High School
Mar. 19 Remaining balance due for non-beginner spring trip
Mar. 26-30 Spring Break


Apr. 19-21 Alabama All-State Band (for those students selected)
@Montgomery Performing Arts Center
Apr. 25-29 (Wednesday morning-Sunday morning)
Non-beginner band trip to Disney!!!


May 5 Solo and Ensemble Festival at Bumpus Middle School; ALL students are encouraged to participate

May 8 Mass Beginner Band rehearsal AFTER school 3-4:00pm

May 10 Spring Concert at OMMS
6:30pm – ALL BANDS PERFORM (come and go concert)

May TBA Concert for Faculty and students during the school day
Symphonic and Advanced will perform