SBRHS Music Department

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Welcome to the Somerset Berkley Regional High School Music Department Website!

Weekly Announcements:

2018-2019 SBRHS Winter Marching Arts Ensembles’ Calendar – FINAL

SBRHS Music Department Weekly Announcements 12-10 – 12-16

SBRHS Music Department Weekly Announcements 12-2 – 12-9

SBRHS Music Department Weekly Announcements 11-26 – 12-1

SBRHS Music Department Weekly Announcements 11-19- 11-25


Congratulations to the SBRHS “Blue Raider” Marching Band for winning the 2018 USBands Division 1A National Championship BannerSBRHS Blue Raider Marching Band - November 3, 2018 - USBands Nationals 6SBRHS Blue Raider Marching Band - November 3, 2018 - USBands Nationals 1SBRHS Blue Raider Marching Band - November 3, 2018 - USBands Nationals 2SBRHS Blue Raider Marching Band - November 3, 2018 - USBands Nationals 3SBRHS Blue Raider Marching Band - November 3, 2018 - USBands Nationals 51st Place Division 1A

Total Score: 94.400

National Caption Award for Best Overall Effect and Best Color Guard in Division 1A

11-3-18 USBands Recaps

The Somerset Berkley Regional High School “Blue Raider” Marching Band ended the fall competitive marching band season by participating in the 2018 USBands Division 1A National Championships on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at J. Birney Crum Stadium in Allentown, PA. In competition, they presented their 2018 competition field show entitled “FLIGHT”. For their performance, the band received their highest score of the season with a 94.400. With this phenomenal performance, they also won the Division 1A National Captions Awards for Best Overall Effect and Best Color Guard. Their score earned them a 1st place finish and the title of 2018 USBANDS DIVISION 1A NATIONAL CHAMPIONS, completing the band’s very first, undefeated USBands season! The band also won the 2018 USBands Division 1A Massachusetts State and New England Regional Championship earlier in the week. This marks the second time the band has won the USBands Division 1A National Championship as they won the title for the first time in 2015.

The 2018-2019 Somerset Berkley Regional High School “Blue Raider” Marching Band is led by Drum Majors Bailey Collins & Madison Pierce, Color Guard Captain Abigail Botelho, Battery Percussion Captain Nina Almeida, Front Ensemble Percussion Captains Abigail Collins & Erin Murphy, and Horn Sergeant David Rausch. This year’s field show is entitled “FLIGHT” with music arranged by our Band Director, David M. Marshall with percussion arrangements by Brandon Carrita. It is presented in four movements “The Dream and The Flyer”, “Take Off”, “Gliding”, and “Into Space” with musical selections including “Flight” by John Fannin, “Into The Clouds” by Richard Saucedo, “Take Off” by Brandon Carrita, “Let The Spirit Soar” by James Swearingen, and “Transcendent Journey” by Rossano Galante.

 


Blue Raider Musicians and their parents use the BAND App to stay informed!!!

BAND app logo green

The SBRHS “Blue Raider” Marching Band has been featured in these promotional videos by the BAND App. We are very proud to represent this valuable communication app that has made our ability to disseminate information so much easier.

 

BAND App. The SBRHS Music Department will continue to use the BAND app to disseminate all information quicker and more efficiently to you! Documents, calendars, weekly announcements, and up-to-date information will be available now in this one application rather than checking weekly emails or paper documents. The BAND App is completely free to use! You can download the BAND App on your iPhone, Android devise, or access it on your computer by going to band.us. I suggest that you set it up on a computer first and then download the app once you have an account established. The names of our BAND groups are listed above. Everyone should be part of the Friends of Music BAND app group as weekly announcements for the department will be posted there. The additional groups are ensemble specific groups set up by the ensemble directors: Below are the invite codes for each group:

Friends of Music – invitation located at https://band.us/n/a4afXfj5lbO5s

2018-2019 SBRHS “Blue Raider” Marching Band – invitation located at https://band.us/n/a9a7Xcj5l4S91

SBRHS Show Choir – invitation located at https://band.us/n/a6a4X9j6lfT35

SBRHS Show Choir Pit Band – invitation located at https://band.us/n/a8afX1jeleTce

SBRHS Jazz Band – invitation located at https://band.us/n/a0adXfjcl7T4i

SBRHS Winter Marching Arts Ensembles – invitation located at https://band.us/n/a4a2Xdj7l0T7s

Winter Hornline – invitation located at https://band.us/n/aca1Xejbl4U7d

SBRHS Marching Arts Homeshow (Fall & Winter) – invitation located at https://band.us/n/a7a0X0jal7U1N


 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Image of Miss Saigon Poster for Social Media

Visit sbrhsmusic.ticketleap.com to purchase tickets now for the best seats!

We are pleased to announce that tickets for the 2018 SBRHS Drama Department Spring Musical Production of “MISS SAIGON: SCHOOL EDITION” are officially on-sale now! Performances will take place in the SBRHS Performing Arts Center on Friday, May 11th at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, May 12th at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., and on Sunday, May 13th at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 for Adults and $12 for Students, Children and Senior Citizens. Here are the ways to order:

1. Online though TicketLeap.com – visit sbrhsmusic.ticketleap.com and follow the instructions:

A. Select the performance that you wish to purchase tickets for (Friday Night, Saturday Matinee, Saturday Night, Sunday Matinee)

B. Select either a section (Orchestra Center, Orchestra Left, Orchestra Right, Mezzanine Center, Mezzanine Right, Mezzanine Left) under “Find Best Seats Available” or “Choose Your Own Seats” from the Somerset Berkley Regional High School Performing Arts Center Seating Chart (only available on computers; not on mobile devices or tablets)

C. Select the quantity of each type of ticket that you are ordering (Adult = $15 + $1.75 fee, Students = $12 + $1.60 fee, Children = $12 + $1.60 fee, Senior Citizens = $12 + $1.60 fee)

D. Select Checkout, Fill out your information, and follow payment procedures

E. Upon Checkout Completion, be sure to visit the link in the email sent to you, print your tickets, and be sure to bring them with you to the show (selfie-ticket option on mobile devices are also acceptable)

F. ENJOY THE SHOW!!!

2. SBRHS Student Dining Hall Ticket Sales and Reservations during all three lunches

Tickets will be on sale during all three lunches in the SBRHS Student Dining Hall starting on Monday, April 30, 2018 and through to Friday, May 11, 2018.

3. Visit the SBRHS Performing Center Box Office starting 2 hours before each performance and throughout each performance


2018 Spring Musical PLAYBILL

Click here to view the “Miss Saigon: School Edition” Virtual PlaybillPlaybill Cover

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT AND PURCHASE EITHER A BUSINESS AD, SUPPORT AD, OR “GOOD LUCK” MESSAGE IN OUR PROGRAM BOOK!!!

We are printing our program book for the production to help defray the costs of these performances. We are currently asking for your help in purchasing an advertisement in this year’s program! There are 4 different ads that can be purchased.

ALL ADS MUST BE ORDERED BY FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. IN ORDER TO GET INTO THE PROGRAM BOOK!!!

Full Page Ad (Business or Personal) for $100 each

1/2 Page Ad (Business or Personal) for $75 each

1/4 Page Ad (Business or Personal) for $50 each

Friends or Family “One Liner Messages” (Personal) for $10 each

Information regarding purchasing an advertisement and instructions on what types of photo, logo and/or image files can be included are outlined in the document linked below.

Miss Saigon Program Advertisement Information

Thank you in advance for considering supporting our young performers. All proceeds go to support the Drama Department.

At the show, purchase one of our Backstage Kisses for sale $5 each

send a “Good Luck Message” and some Hersey’s Kisses to a member of the cast and crew


SBRHS Music Department Introductory Meeting Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

2018-2019 SBRHS Music Department Intro Meeting – Parent and Student Copy – FINAL

ALL STUDENTS ENROLLED IN SBRHS MUSIC DEPARTMENT ENSEMBLES AND THEIR PARENTS MUST COMPLETE THE CONTACT INFORMATION GOOGLE FORM BY THE HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC DEPARTMENT INTRO MEETING THAT WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29 @ 6:30 p.m. IN THE SBRHS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER.

2018-2019 Student Contact Information Form for All Performing Musicians

2018-2019 SBRHS Concert Attire Uniform Order Form

  • All Concert Attire Uniform Order Forms must be submitted with payment by Friday, September 14, 2018.
  • Checks payable to “Somerset Friends of Music” and write CONCERT UNIFORM and STUDENT NAME in the memo. Please include your phone number on all checks.

2018-2019 Music Department Documents


It’s the 45th Anniversary of Musictown!!!

Here is the list of events for this year’s Alumni Musictown Festival:

  • Musictown Alumni Rehearsal for Marching Band and Show Choirs – MONDAY, OCTOBER 8
    • Times are TBA – Due to the visual components of the performances for these ensembles, this rehearsal is necessary to coordinate the performance prior to the day of performances.

 

  • Musictown Ball – THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11
    • 6:30 pm at Venus de Milo. Performers for the event include Electrify and Amplified Show Choirs, String Ensemble and the Marching Band. The King and Queen of the Festival will be crowned. SFOM will be selling tickets – don’t wait until the last minute to get your tickets!

 

  • Musictown Kiddies Day – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13
    • 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at SBRHS Field and Student Dining Center. Children from throughout the community get to learn about marching band and march with the SBRHS “Blue Raider” Marching Band. Special children’s activities will be planned following a performance by the SBRHS Marching Band.

 

  • Musictown Pops Night – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16
    • 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Rehearsals
    • 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Dinner
    • 7:00 p.m. – SBRHS Performing Arts Center. This concert includes the Jazz Band, as well as the “Electrify” and “Amplified” Show Choirs.

 

  • Musictown Concert Night – THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18
    • 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Rehearsals
    • 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Dinner
    • 7:00 p.m. – SBRHS Performing Arts Center. This concert includes the Concert Band, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, String Ensemble, Concert Choir and Chorale.

 

  • Musictown Grand Day and USBands Field Show – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20
    • Parade will begin at approximately 12:30 pm
    • USBands Show will begin at 5:00 pm

 

IF YOU ARE ALUMNI AND WISH TO PERFORM AT POP’S NIGHT, CONCERT NIGHT, OR GRAND DAY, PLEASE USE THE GOOGLE FORM BELOW TO REGISTER!

45th Annual Musictown Alumni Celebration Event Participation Form


2017-2018 SBRHS Winter Marching Arts Ensembles’ Documents

2017-2018 SBRHS Marching Arts Ensembles’ Calendar

2017-2018 SBRHS Winter Marching Arts Ensembles’ Student and Parent Student Contact Sheet

2017-2018 SBRHS Marching Arts Ensembles’ Bus Permission Slip

2017-2018 SBRHS Marching Arts Ensembles’ Health Form

2017-2018 SBRHS Marching Arts Ensembles’ Excused Absence Form