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 An Archdiocese of Los Angeles Catholic High School Fully Accredited by WCEA and WASC  

Thunder By Knight

 
 
WELCOME TO THE BISHOP MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC DEPARTMENT!
 
BMHS Knight Music Department

Spring 2018 Information

 

We have a busy, active, talented music department, with a wide range of opportunities for students of all backgrounds. We form new ensembles based on student interest, and here are the ensembles we currently have:


Full Band & Jazz Big Band - Tuesdays and Thursdays zero period

Christmas and Spring Concerts

Year-round performances for community events & parades

Fall Friday night football games (as available)

Fall Saturday marching band tournaments

Spring Saturday jazz festivals:

El Camino, Redondo, Santa Cruz, Coronado


Jazz Combo / Rock Band - Wednesdays and Fridays zero period

Battle Of The Bands, Jazz Festivals, other live gigs (as requested)


Beginning Band - Tuesday or Thursday one hour after school, or whenever fits in your schedule

Prepare woodwind & brass players to join any group in time for next semester


Colorguard - Monday-Thursday zero period

Performs with band in fall, Winterguard competitions in spring

Rehearsals depending on semester


Varsity Choir - Wednesdays after school, possibility of additional practices during lunch

Perform at Masses and in Concerts, record worship song album


Indoor Drumline - Batterie (snare-quads-bass-cymbals, marching) and Pit (non-marching)

      - Batterie: Tuesday & Thursday zero period and Monday & Friday one hour after school   

- Pit: Tuesdays zero period, possibly some Thursdays

Perform at ~3 Saturday competitions

 
Eric Hankey - Band/Music Director - ehankey@bmhs-la.org
Patty Glymph - Colorguard Coach - pattyglymph@aol.com
Hilary Denison - Colorguard Assistant Coach
Edgar Rivera - Visual Designer
Zack Wilson - Drumline Coach
J. Fernando Diaz - Drumline Assistant Coach
Jose Nava - Drumline Assistant Coach
 
If you would like to make a financial contribution to help pay for instruments, or you have instruments you would like to donate to the band, please contact Andy Marafino, BMHS Director of Development (amarafino@bmhs-la.org) or Eric Hankey, Band Director (ehankey@bmhs-la.org).