McCleskey Middle School Bands

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Welcome to the 7th grade band page.
​Here are some links and downloads you may

find useful.


Band LGPE Judging Sheet

Woodwind LGPE Judging Sheet

Brass LGPE Judging Sheet

Percussion LGPE Judging Sheet

Reference Recordings and Virtual Study Guides:

​​Hang On Sloopy

The Tenth Planet


Timberline Overture

The Simpsons

Hang On Sloopy (study guide)

The Tenth Planet (study guide)

Gettysburg (study guide)

Timberline Overture (study guide)

The Simpsons (study guide)

​7th Grade Symphonic Band students should use the below recordings to complete your self assessment that you were given on March 13th. An electronic version of the rubric can be found above ("Band LGPE Judging Sheet"). Enjoy these recordings! We are so proud of you all and your progress this school year!

Helpful Links:

Stars Sight Reading Guide

Home Practice Plan

Woodwind Reed/Mouthpiece Cleaning Video

Flute Headjoint Cleaning Video

Brass Mouthpiece Cleaning Video

7th Grade Concert Band Sheet Music Sections

7th Grade Symphonic Band Sheet Music Sections

Non-playing Assignments:Due April 3

Planning a Concert Program Assignment

Sample Concert Program ​​

​​- 2019-20 Band Handbook

- Data Sheet (last page of Handbook)

- Year at a glance calendar

- 7th and 8th Grade Supply List

- Honor Band Permission Form

- All-State Permission Form



Concert Dates:
March 12 - 7th and 8th Grade Bands Pre-LGPE Concert (6:30PM/7:30PM @ McCleskey)
March 25 - 7th Grade Symphonic Band LGPE (2:45PM @ South Cobb)
April 23 - Night of Jazz (6:00PM @ Kell)
April 28 - Chamber Ensemble Concert (7:00PM @ McCleskey)
​May 1 - 7th Grade McFestival (5:00PM @ McCleskey)
May 2 - Night of Percussion (6:00PM @ Kell)

 Other Important Dates:

January 21 - Candle fundraiser begins
January 31-February 1 - 7th and 8th Grade Symphonic Bands Symphonic Band Camp (McCleskey)
February 7-8 - District 12 Middle School Honor Band (Lovinggood)

Extra Opportunities:
All-State Band, Honor Band, Pep Band, Percussion Ensemble/Drum Line, Jazz Band, Recorder Ensemble, Flute Ensemble, UGA MidFest Honor Band