Welcome to Mr. Clark's Music Page
Welcome to the MES Band page!! It's going to be a great year of music and performance at Manasquan Elementary School! Here you can find all the information you need for a successful year in band and music class.
Check out this video on the benefits of playing an instrument!!
1. Congratulations to Donovan Brown (Clarinet) for being accepted to the All Shore Intermediate Band for the 2nd year in a row! Great job, Donovan!
2. Any 7th or 8th grade student interested in participating in the Sending District Concert Band must see Mr. Clark for more details ASAP. Rehearsals are 1/24 and 1/29 from 9am-1pm at Brielle Elementary and the concert is scheduled for 1/31 @ Manasquan High School.
3. Student Suggestions for the final Senior Band concert piece must be submitted by Wednesday 1/9. To view, search and preview concert band material, please visit www.jwpepper.com.
4. Any student interested in learning a brass, woodwind, or percussion instrument, please see Mr. Clark for more information.
5. If you are interested in joining the MES Rock Band, please see Mr. Clark for more information. We are looking for students with experience on drums, bass, keys, guitar and vocalists! Rehearsals are held on Mondays after school from 3:10- 4:00pm in the Music Suite. .
Band Lessons at MES!!! Lesson days, lesson groups and a schedule have been posted under the "Lesson Schedule" tab on this website and also on the bulletin board in the music room. There are hard copies of the schedule available to take home, just pick one up. Our current band groups are as follows:
4th Grade- Beginner Band (Lesson Days: Tuesday & Wednesday)
5th Grade- Junior Band (Lesson Day: Monday)
6th- 8th Grade- Senior Band (Lesson Days: Thursday & Friday)
All lessons take place during the school day, so please follow the lesson schedule as lesson time change week to week. Please come prepared with your instrument and music!
Morning rehearsal schedule 7:45-8:20am
Monday: Beginner Band
Tuesday: Beginner Band
Wednesday: Senior Band
Thursday: Senior Band
Friday: Jazz Band
Upcoming Concert and Performance Dates
Sending District Band: Rehearsals 1/24 & 1/29 @ Brielle Elementary School 9am-1pm/ Concert 1/31 @ Manasquan High School 7pm
Spring Band Concert: Thursday, May 2nd @ 7pm
Dorney Park Festival Trip: Friday, May 31st
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org