Ever wonder what goes on at 7:00am in the band room?
Watch the time lapse video of a Wind Ensemble rehearsal.
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5/23- Summer Music Camps (UPDATED)
Our annual summer music camps are next month. Here is the flyer. Band Camps
Advanced students looking for an amazing summer camp experience should look into Idyllwild Arts Academy. It is two weeks long (7/9-7/22), in the mountains... intense music coaching, great food, amazing concerts, all around memorable experience.
For more information talk to Ms. W and or visit their website www.idyllwildarts.org/summer/teens-kids/music/
5/4- Music at the Pointe
A big thank you to all the parents and former students who helped make Music at the Pointe a huge success!!! We raised over $27,000 for our band program!!!!!
3/31- Congratulations to ALL
After a very busy March, we are finally done with festival season. Congratulations to all groups... the 6th Grade Band, 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band and Wind Ensemble on receiving each the highest rating of an "Unanimous Superior" at their festivals. We are very proud of the hard work the students have put in!!
11/16- Diamond Bar Senior Citizens Club
The Diamond Bar Senior Citizens Club approached Ms. Willmering at the Diamond Bar Veteran's Celebration, which the Wind Ensemble performed for, and asked to give a generous donation to our program. They have always fundraised for local schools and programs in our community and now have added South Pointe to their list. We want to thank the Diamond Bar Senior Citizens Club for donating $1000 to our program!!!! Wow!!! We are very honored.
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As our 8th Graders Prepare for High School
Read about the boy who recently was accepted into all 8 Ivy League Colleges. Interestingly enough, the major factor was music... yep, music! And he plans on being a doctor. Click the link to read more about it: College Essay
The Benefits of Music Lessons
Click on the link to read an interesting article about the effects music lessons have on a child. Music lessons effect a child's ability in math, reading, verbal skills, listening, learning of different languages, creativity, memory and much more. Music Lessons
No wonder students taking lessons excel in so many different areas on our campus!!
The Brain Activity When You Play An Instrument
Watch a TedTalks Video explain what happens to your brain when you play a musical instrument. All areas of the brain are activated. Enjoy! Brain Benefits to Playing an Instrument
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