Welcome to Mr. Clark's Music Page

  •  MES Band


    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) and Elizabeth Brennan (tenor sax) for making the All Shore Intermediate Band!!!! They will now prepare and rehearse with the group for an upcoming concert on Tuesday, February 4th at the Millstone Performing Arts Center. 

    2. Any student interested in learning a brass, woodwind, or percussion instrument, please see Mr. Clark for more information. 

    3. Our Decemeber 18th Winter Concert is rapidly approaching. Here is a list of all upcoming after school rehearsals

    Tuesday, November 26th (Jazz Band Rehearsal 6-8pm)
    Tuesday, December 3rd (Senior Band)
    Wednesday, December 4th (Jazz Band Rehearsal 6-8pm)
    Thursday, December 12th (Senior Band)
    Tuesday, December 17th (Mandatory Dress Rehearsal in Cafetorium for Senior Band)


    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- Junior Band (Lesson Days: Tuesday & Wednesday)

    5th Grade- (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: TBA 

    Tuesday Junior Band (Starts Tuesday, 11/19)

    Wednesday: Senior Band (Starts on 9/11)

    Thursday: Senior Band 

    Friday: Jazz Band 



    Upcoming Concert and Performance Dates

    Saturday, 10/5 MHS Band Day: 6th-8th Grade Students Only

    Thursday, 10/31 MES Halloween Parade: All Senior Band Students 5th- 8th Grade

    Saturday, 11/16 All Shore Intermediate Band Auditions

    Wednesday, 12/18 MES Holiday Chorus and Band Concert

    Wednesday, 5/27 MES Spring Band Concert

    Friday, 5/29 Dorney Park Festival Trip: Senior Band

    If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email me at eclark@manasquanboe.org