Dr. Carol Chipman
Director of Bands
10280 Godwin Rd.
Arlington TN 38002


Pay Band Fees


Welcome to the Barret's Chapel Band's Third Year! I'm looking forward to a wonderful, exciting year full of your child's Instrumental Music achievements.

2016-17 Band Fees: Please make checks payable to Barret's Chapel Band Boosters
(Yes we can take checks)
$110.00 for Returning Band Students (Includes a NEW T-Shirt, S & E Fee, AW Audition Fee + More)
$125.00 for New Woodwind Students (Includes a Band T-Shirt, Performance Shirt, S & E Fee, Method Book + More)
$135.00 for New Percussion Students (Includes a Band T-Shirt, Performance Shirt, S & E Fee, 2 Method Books + More)

Our First Fall Fund Raiser is in progress August 2 - August 19: Selling Little Lambs Cookies; Proceeds will go students' Individual Student Accounts to pay for Honor Band Trip costs, All-West Hotel costs, Band Fees,...etc.

We'll have a Big Reveal on Thursday, Aug. 25 (Band Curriculum Night & Band Booster Mtg. 7:00pm) for the location of the
May 11-13, 2017 Honor Band Trip! Hope to see you there :)


Students' Daily Practice Assignments: 

Beginners in All Classes: Instant Note Recognition (INR), Time for Band pages 6-7; Brass Buzzing, Woodwinds Long Tones
7th Grade Time for Rhythm Pages 1-10; Concert F, Bb, Eb, Scales; Chromatic Scale (1 1/2 - 2 Octaves)
8th Grade: Time for Rhythm Pages 1-15; 9 Scales in all playable octaves; Chromatic Scale (2 Octaves)







Barret’s Chapel Bands 2015-16 Performance/Event Dates **UPDATED**

Wednesday March 30, 2016: WTSBOA Concert Festival at Colonial Middle School during the school day; Barret’s Chapel Honor Band will participate

Fri. April 1 – Sat. April 2: SCS Arts Fest

Tues. April 5, 2016: #4 Band Booster Meeting 7:00pm BCS Band Room
All Band Parents are encouraged to attend; Our Band Students will perform events from the WTSBOA Solo & Ensemble Festival
Honor Band Trip Meeting will immediately follow
At least one parent from each Honor Band Family needs to attend!

Friday April 8, 2016: Barret’s Chapel Band Spring Concert 7:00PM
Barret’s Chapel School Gym; Required for all Band Students

TBA Band Booster Fund Raiser Dance in the BCS Gym
All Band Parents are encouraged to Volunteer and/or Donate

Thurs. May 12 – Sat. May 14, 2016: Atlanta, GA Music in the Parks National Concert Band Festival; Barret’s Chapel Honor Band will participate

Thursday, May 19, 2016: 6:30 Barret’s Chapel Band Awards Banquet
Barret’s Chapel School Cafeteria; All Band Students and Families



Calendars are updated through October


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