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Mrs. Lisa Borst
Middle School Band Director
E-Mail
(616) 997-3420

Mr. Greg VanStrien
High School Band Director
About Mr. VanStrien
E-Mail
(616) 997-3522

directors@coopersvillebands.org goes to both band directors
Band Calendar

February 2018

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  • High School Solo Ensemble
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  • 7th Grade Pre Festival Band Concert
  • High School Symphonic Band Concert
  • 8th Grade Pre Festival Concert
  • High School Wind Ensemble Pre Festival Concert
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  • MSBOA HS Band Festival Evaluations
Upcoming Events
  • 7th Grade Pre Festival Band Concert February 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • High School Symphonic Band Concert February 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • 8th Grade Pre Festival Concert February 20, 2018 at 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Click the link below to download the Music book order form.
All books are only $7 and include the music as well as the play along CD.
Orders are due no later than February 14th!
Music Book Order Form

Bronco Band Melodies Part 1

Click here to jump to the Bronco Band Melodies Part 1 page. You can find extra pdf copies of the music and play along tracks. You will need to enter the password that was emailed through via infinite campus. If you did not receive the email please email a band director! 

Coopersville Warm Up 1 – Lip Slurs for Brass

-These lip slur exercises are call and response exercises like we do in class.
-Listen the first time and play along the 2nd time.
-Try buzzing along before playing along to improve your warm up!

PDF Music for Trumpets – Click Here
The valve combinations are: 0, 2, 1, 12, 23, 13, 123

PDF Music for Low Brass – Click Here
The slide positions are: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Play along Tracks for “Coopersville Warm Up 1”

-Tempo is quarter note= 65 BPM
-All 3 tracks are the same exercises with different background accompaniment.

Track 1 – Brass with Drumset

Track 2 – Rock Beat

Track 3 – Dubstep

Pre-Concert Assignment – Teach your parent how to play hot cross buns!

5th Grade “Informance” Pre Concert Assignment & Information

Reed Suggestions

Clarinets – $2 each –  Juno 2.5 or 3, Rico Royal 2.5 or 3, Mitchell Lurie size 3

Saxophones – $3 each – Juno 2.5 or 3, Rico Royal 2.5 or 3, Vandoren size 2.5

Parent Night

5th Grade Band Brochure
Correction: Please note that the Spring 5th Grade Band Concert will be on THURSDAY, MAY 17th @ 7:00pm.

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