Band/Chorus


Band/Chorus

FMS CHORUS

The 5th through 8th grade Choruses at Fairview Middle School are directed by Mrs. Carrie Mummert.  All students are able, and encouraged, to participate.  The 7th & 8th Grade Chorus meets during their Tutorial Period (5th period) on A day and the 5th & 6th Grade Chorus meets during their Tutorial Period (6th period) also on A day.  Students that participate in chorus have two major performance opportunities during the school year.


They are:

FMS Winter Concert:  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2017

The concert begins at 7:00 PM. in combination with the FMS Instrumental Ensembles.  Performers should visit the FMS Chorus Schoology pages for detailed information.

FMS Spring Choral Concert:  THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2018

The concert begins at 7:00 PM.  Performers should visit the FMS Chorus Schoology pages for detailed information.

Chorus participants also have the following performance opportunities:

*Students are also able to participate in the FMS Band(s).  Mrs. Mummert is also the director of these ensembles that rehearse during Tutorial.  7th & 8th grade Band rehearses during their tutorial period on B day.  5th & 6th grade Band rehearses during their tutorial period on B day.

*The FMS Music Department will be presenting an Honors Recital.  Solo performers, duets, and small ensembles that participate in the FMS Music Department will be invited to audition in the spring.  Selected musicians will perform second semester.  Dates TBA.

*Select students will be invited to apply for PMEA festivals this fall and spring.  7th & 8th grade students may apply for Jr. District (November 3-4 @ CASH--Mrs. Mummert is one of the guest conductors!!!!).  5th & 6th grade students may apply for Elementary Chorus Fest (date and School TBA).  These festivals are “best of the best” groups from area schools.  Applications & details will be given out as received.



FMS BANDS

The 5th through 8th grade Instrumental Program at Fairview Middle School is directed by Mrs. Carrie Mummert.  All students are able, and encouraged, to participate in the program.  The 7th & 8th Grade Band meets during their Tutorial Period (5th period) on B day and the 5th & 6th Grade Band meets during their Tutorial Period (6th period) also on B day.  Students that participate in band have two major performance opportunities during the school year.  


They are:

FMS Winter Concert:  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2017

The concert begins at 7:00 PM. in combination with the FMS Choral Ensembles.  Performers should visit the FMS Band Schoology pages for detailed information.

FMS Spring Instrumental Concert:  TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2018

The concert begins at 7:00 PM.  Performers should visit the FMS Band Schoology pages for detailed information.


Band participants also have the following performance opportunities:

*Students are also able to participate in the FMS Chorus(es).  Mrs. Mummert is also the director of these ensembles that rehearse during Tutorial.  7th & 8th grade Chorus rehearses during their tutorial period on A day.  5th & 6th grade Chorus rehearses during their tutorial period on A day.

*The FMS Music Department will be presenting an Honors Recital.  Solo performers, duets, and small ensembles that participate in the FMS Music Department will be invited to audition in the spring.  Selected musicians will perform second semester.  Dates TBA.

*Select students will be invited to apply for PMEA festivals this spring.  7th & 8th grade students may apply for Jr. District Band (dates TBA @ Harbor Creek High School).  5th & 6th grade students may apply for Elementary Band Fest (date TBA @ Corry Elementary School).  These festivals are “best of the best” groups from area schools.  Applications & details will be given out in December/January.

*8th Grade students that participate in the FMS Band program are able to march with the Fairview High School Marching Band.  The marching season begins in mid-June and continues throughout the school year.


SCHOOL INSTRUMENTS

School instruments are available for rental on a first-come first-served basis.  The fee is $40.00.  If you are in need of a school instrument, please see Mrs. Mummert for a rental form and contract with your instrument’s information.  If this is a financial burden for your family, please let Mrs. Mummert know in writing.


INSTRUMENTAL LESSONS

Instrumental lessons are offered to band students in 5th and 6th grade.  Information regarding these lessons can be obtained from Mrs. Mummert in the FMS Music Room.



 

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