Support the Band! Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction is on Monday, April 1st, 2019!

Please support the Bradley Middle School Band! Our Spaghetti Dinner, Silent Auction, and Bake Sale will be held in the Bradley Middle School Cafeteria on Monday, April 1st, 2019. Enjoy performances by all of the bands. Dinner includes spaghetti with a choice of meat or marinara sauce, salad, bread, and tea/lemonade. Everyone needs a ticket to eat, including students. Pick up pre-ordered tickets at the door, and take-out is available. View the Ticket Order Form,  8th-Grade Band Dedication Ad Order Form, and the Silent Auction Theme Basket Donation Form .

April 1st, 2019 – Spaghetti Dinner, Spring Concert, and Silent Auction!

On April 1st, 2019 the Bradley Band will host our annual Spaghetti Dinner, Spring Concert, and Silent Auction, which is our band’s major fundraiser for the school year. Funds raised from this charitable dinner and silent auction will pay for the purchase and repair of musical instruments, sheet music and band lockers, and the many other supplies needed to support our young musicians. These funds also provide very special opportunities for the students to work with professional musicians and to display their talents outside the school area at contests and festivals. View the Bradley Middle School Band Spaghetti Dinner Handout and Silent Auction Donation Form (PDF). Could you or your business become an official Bradley Band Hero by sponsoring our 2019 Spaghetti Dinner, Spring Concert and Silent Auction? BRADLEY BAND HEROES: SPONSOR LEVELS $100 Drumline Level $250 Jazz Quartet Level $500 Big Band Level $750 Marching Band Level $1,000 Band Leader Level By becoming a sponsor, your donation allows all of the funds raised at our April 1st dinner and silent auction to go directly to the band program. All donors will be recognized during the concert program on the night of the dinner. We welcome monetary donations. However, if you would rather make an in-kind donation of merchandise or services instead of a monetary donation, we could especially use items for our silent auction such as gift certificates, gift baskets, product donations, or service donations. Donations to the Bradley Middle School Band are tax deductible. A donation form is …

Region XII MS Band Audition Information for Saturday, November 10, 2018, at Harris Middle School

The Region XII Middle School Band Auditions will take place at Harris Middle School on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Please make sure to read and understand the student instructions and audition Information. One or more chaperones will need to sit at the Bradley table in the cafeteria for the duration of the contest. Please note that the Bradley MS Band Directors will be judging at the contest and will not be available to answer questions. Contact Emily Gurwitz prior to the contest with any Region Band Audition questions.

Trip Information for the Houston Bayou City Classic

The Bradley Middle School Honor, Symphonic and Concert Bands will be attending the Houston Bayou City Classic on Friday, April 12, 2019. View the commitment form for the Bradley Middle School Band Houston Trip. The first payment is due on or before November 13, 2018. Please contact Emily Gurwitz with any questions concerning this trip.

Field Trip to the Churchill HS vs South San Football Game on October 27, 2018

The Bradley Middle School Band 7th- and 8th-grade students will be substituting for the Churchill High School Band at the WC vs. South San football game on October 27, 2018! Please note this performance is mandatory for all 7th- and 8th-grade band students. Students will need to wear the Bradley Band polo, blue jeans, closed-toe shoes, jackets, gloves and hats. Students may also bring a filled water jug. View the field trip Permission Slip and Itinerary. If you have any questions, would like to be a chaperone, or can donate water, please contact Mrs. Gurwitz at egurwi@neisd.net. Note that all chaperones must be DPS approved.

2018-2019 Handouts/Information

(PDF Format) NEISD Fine Arts Code of Conduct 2018-2019 Incredible Pizza Sign-Up Sheet 2018 Region Scales and Etudes 2018 Fall Sectional Schedule for Honor and Symphonic Bands Bradley Band Handbook 2018-19 Fee Letter and Form Private Lesson Interest Form Beginner Supply list Remind-Beginning Band Remind-Concert Band Remind-Honor Band Remind-Jazz Band Remind-Symphonic Band

Bradley Middle School 2018 Summer Band Camp

Bradley Middle School Summer Band Camp was a great success. It took place at Churchill High School due to construction at Bradley Middle School. The final concert was held in the Churchill Auditorium on August 17th. The Bradley Middle School Beginner, Jazz and Concert bands performed. For the Grand Finale, the Bradley concert band was joined by the Churchill High School Marching Band!

Spaghetti Dinner, Silent Auction, and Bake Sale on May 23,2018!

On May 23, 2018 the Bradley Band hosted our annual Spaghetti Dinner Alumni Concert, Bake Sale, & Silent Auction, which is our band’s major fundraiser for the school year. Funds raised from this charitable dinner and silent auction pay for the purchase and repair of musical instruments, sheet music and band lockers, and the many other supplies needed to support our young musicians. These funds also provide very special opportunities for the students to work with professional musicians and to display their talents outside the school area at contests and festivals. Thank you for your support of the Bradley Band Program!

Best in Festival-Instrumental Division and Outstanding Performance Awards – Bayou City Music Festival, Houston, Texas, 4/20/18

We are so proud of the Bradley Honor and Symphonic Bands for their hard work this year. On Friday, April 20, 2018, The Bradley Middle School Honor & Symphonic Bands each received Outstanding Performance Awards at the Bayou City Classic Music Festival in Houston, Texas. After the festival ended on Saturday, the Bradley Middle School Honor Band was awarded the Best in Festival-Instrumental Division. Four Bradley Middle School Honor Band students also received Outstanding Soloist Awards. Thank you to all of the many clinicians, private teachers, and parents who have helped and supported us along the way. Below are a few comments from the judges and a picture of the combined bands. A few Comments from the Judges at the Bayou City Classic Music Festival: “Your performance today was so musically mature and technically precise that I could not believe my eyes.” “Bravo!” “I truly enjoyed every note.” “Beautifully done!” “Wow! An amazing performance.” “This Band has an amazing technique with great tones.” “Congrats to your students and fine director.” “Thank your teachers, you’ve clearly learned a lot from them this year.” “Great looking group!” “Great sounds!”  

Bradley MS Honor and Symphonic Bands Receive UIL Sweepstakes

We are so proud of the Bradley Honor and Symphonic Bands for their hard work and Sweepstakes Awards at UIL Concert and Sightreading Contest on March 28, 2018. Thank you to all of the many clinicians, private teachers, and parents who have helped and supported us along the way. Below are a few comments from the judges and pictures of the bands. A few Comments from the Judges at UIL Contest: “Super Balance and Clarity” “Great Tones and Sonorities” “Wow! Great Technique and Mechanics Displayed” “Very Well-Prepared Ensemble–So Much Detail Work Evident Today” “Super Styles and Interpretations” “Understanding of Music is Way Above Class! Bravo!” “Some Incredibly Beautiful Moments Today!” “What Great Soloists” “Great Sounds Across the Ensemble” “Great Intonation from Section to Section” “Wonderful Mastery of this Category [Technique]” “You have so many Great Players! Dont Stop Here. The Sky’s the Limit!” “Be Sure to Thank Your Directors and Parents! Bravo!” “Can’t Compliment You Enough!” “BAND! You Did Fantastic! Your School Should be so Proud of You!” “Such Fine Musicians!”      

2017-2018 Handouts/Information

2017-2018 Handouts/Information 6th grade band calendar Private Lesson Interest Form 7th and 8th grade band calendar Band Handbook 2017-18 Beginner Supply list Honor/Symphonic Sectional Schedule-Fall Fine Arts Code of Conduct Region Etudes-2017 Region Band Scales Remind-Beginning Band Remind-Concert Band Remind-Honor Band Remind-Jazz Band Remind-Symphonic Band 2017-18 Fee Letter and Worksheet Incredible Pizza Party

The Awesome Bradley MS Summer Band Camp and Concert

The Bradley Middle School Summer Band Camp took place July 31st-August 11th, 2017 (M-F). View the 2017 Bradley MS Band Camp Concert Information. Below are some pictures from the 2017 Band Camp. The Bradley MS Band Camp is not required, but is strongly recommended. We want everyone to attend to get a head start on your band experience and enjoy fun activities with your friends before school starts!

Spaghetti Dinner, Silent Auction, and Bake Sale on March 22, 2017

The Bradley Middle School Band Spaghetti Dinner, Silent Auction, and Bake Sale was held in the school cafeteria on March 22, 2017. Alumni of Bradley Middle School along with directors from Churchill and MacArthur High Schools participated during the concert. Dinner was served from 5:30-7 PM, and the schedule for band performances follows: 5:30 PM—Beginner Band 6:00 PM—Jazz Band 2 6:30 PM—Symphonic/Concert Band 7:00 PM—Jazz Band 1 7:30 PM—Honor Band Below are a few pictures from the event. We hope to see you next year!