What's New!

December 14, 2017

A reminder that all THS Band students & Grade 7/8 Holiday Ensemble members will play this Friday morning, December 15th, on the high school balcony.

Students will meet for all morning performances at 6:45am; students who usually ride the bus to school will need alternate transportation.

December 5, 2017

The first morning performance of THS Band & Grade 7/8 Holiday Ensemble members will be this Thursday morning, December 7th.  (In order to avoid any conflicts with the early departure of a field trip from THS, this was moved from Friday.)  

Students will meet for all morning performances at 6:45am.  A reminder that students who usually ride the bus to school will need alternate transportation.

Below you will find the complete list of December morning performances:
Thursday, December 7th
Friday, December 15th
Thursday, December 21st (TMS Lobby)
Friday, December 22nd

December 1, 2017

A reminder that all high school Band students and Grade 7/8 Holiday Ensemble members will be playing at the Festival of Trees Tree Lighting this Saturday, December 2nd.  Students report to Old Town Hall at 4:30pm (casual dress - dress warmly for playing outdoors); approx. performance time: 5:00-5:30pm.

Both the high school band room and the middle school will not be accessible on Saturday, so all instruments should go home on Friday.

November 22, 2017

Below you will find a reminder of upcoming dates from the 2017-2018 Band Handbook.  A reminder that all two-trimester Band students will need their instruments for class on Monday.  

RE: BSO Trip.  If your child has not done so already, please have him/her bring a check for $20 (made payable to THS Music Department) to class on Monday, along with the attached permission slip.


Saturday, December 2nd: Festival of the Trees Performance; report to Old Town Hall at 4:30pm (casual dress - dress warmly for playing outdoors); approx. performance time: 5:00-5:30pm

Friday, December 8th: Balcony Performance #1; 6:45am reporting time

Friday, December 15th: Balcony Performance #2; 6:45am reporting time

Tuesday, December 19th: Performance Trip to TES - during the school day

Thursday, December 21st: Performance in TMS Lobby; 6:45am reporting time

Friday, December 22nd: Balcony Performance #3; 6:45am reporting time

Thursday, January 11th: Winter Band Concert; 6:30pm student arrival, 7pm start time


November 9, 2017

Band Apparel - Orders due Wednesday

*** To avoid shipping charges, all orders will be available at THS for parent pick-up or given to the band student at their school.  (Select Pick up at CSA Graphics, Westford, MA  at checkout and we will pick-up all orders when ready.)

All items can be viewed on the CSA Graphics Website via the following link: 
http://csa-graphics.myshopify.com/collections/tyngsborough-band

The online store will be open through Wednesday, November 15th.  Orders are due by this date to ensure delivery for the holidays.

Thank you!

November 5, 2017


TMPA Meeting - Monday Evening

The Tyngsborough Music Parents Association will be meeting this Monday, November 6th, at 7:00pm in the THS Band Room.  All parents are invited and encouraged to attend and become involved with fundraising efforts for the Band Program.  There are travel opportunities, scholarships, and equipment purchases that wouldn't be possible without the great work of TMPA. 

Boston Symphony Trip - Permission Form & Payment

The Grade 7-12 Band will travel to Symphony Hall on Thursday, January 18th, to attend an Open Rehearsal of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.  Students will return in time for dismissal.  Please print and sign the BSO form.  This signed form, along with $20, is due by Monday, November 20th.  Checks may be made payable to the Tyngsborough High School Music Department.

Holiday Ensemble - A Tyngsborough Tradition!    

Grade 7 & 8 Band students are invited to join this year's Holiday Ensemble.  For several mornings in December, members of the Holiday Ensemble play seasonal music on the THS Balcony & in the TMS Lobby as students & staff arrive for the day.  The group also plays at the Tyngsborough Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 2nd.

There will only be 4 after school rehearsals for interested Grade 7 & 8 students.  (High School Band students are automatically part of Holiday Ensemble, and rehearse separately during the school day.)  The rehearsals will run from 2:05-3:45pm on the following dates:

Tuesday, Nov. 14th
Thursday, Nov. 16th
Tuesday, Nov. 21st
Thursday, Nov. 30th

There is a sign-up sheet in front of the Band Room.  Interested students enrolled in a private lesson during part of the rehearsal time are still able to participate.  There is no fee involved for participants.

Band Apparel - The Perfect Gift!

All items can be viewed on the CSA Graphics Website via the following link: 
http://csa-graphics.myshopify.com/collections/tyngsborough-band

The online store will be open through Wednesday, November 15th.  Orders are due by this date to ensure delivery for the holidays.

October 17, 2017

Tyngsborough Band Apparel - Perfect Gift Idea!

The Tyngsborough Music Parents Association is proud to once again offer Tyngsborough Band apparel.  In addition to t-shirts & sweatshirts, items include:

Long-Sleeve Performance Jersey (NEW this year!)
Fleece Jackets, Vests, & Pullovers
Fleece Scarves
Beanies
Sweatpants & Flannel Pants
Cinch Packs/Drawstring Backpacks

Many of the items are available in either black or red, and with optional personalization.  

All items can be viewed on the CSA Graphics Website via the following link: 
http://csa-graphics.myshopify.com/collections/tyngsborough-band

The online store will be open through Wednesday, November 15th.  Orders are due by this date to ensure delivery for the holidays.

Thank you for supporting the Band Program & helping to spread Tiger Pride!

September 26, 2017

The Calendar Raffle is, by far, the TMPA activity that requires the most assistance.  Between now and Thanksgiving, we need to try to collect donations to be used as prizes in our Calendar Raffle.  

We are looking for parents who can help by going to the businesses on our list.  Please contact Trish Garner at mommy.t@comcast.net if you are able to help.

Sept. 19, 2017

Demo day was a great success! Our 7-12 grade band students played for the 4th and 5th graders at TES to help them decide which instrument to play. Among other songs, Harry Potter and Star Wars songs could be heard.

Sept. 11, 2017

Please return forms from the back of the student handbook that Mr. Eaton handed out at tonight's meeting.  

Aug. 31, 2017

Welcome Back!  

*There will be a required meeting for all parents of Band students in Grades 6 through 12 on Monday, September 11th, at 6:30pm in the Ciampa Performing Arts Center (high school auditorium).

No matter what grade your child is currently in, new information regarding the music program will be presented at this meeting. The 2017-2018 Band Handbook--which includes a calendar of events--will be distributed at this time.


* Please return the two-sided field trip permission/consent release form.  On Tuesday, all Grade 7-12 Band students went home with a two-sided field trip permission/consent release form; please have your child return this to Mr. Eaton by Wednesday, September 6th.


We look forward to seeing you at the meeting on Monday, September 11th.