Band And Music

6th Grade Beginning Band: 

1st Period - 8:00-8:48 am

5th Period - 11:56 am -12:42 pm

Required Textbooks

6th - Essential Elements 2000 Bk1 &

Standard of Excellence Theory Bk1


7th Grade Blue Band: 

3rd Period - 9:42-10:28  am

Required Textbook

7th - Essential Elements 2000 Book 2


8th Grade Gold Band: 

7th Period - 1:36-2:28

Required Textbook

8th - Essential Techniques 2000 Bk 3

Jazz Band I

Tuesdays & Thursdays

Zero Hour- 7:00-7:50 am

Required Textbook

Easy Jazz Conceptions 


Jazz Band II 

Mondays  & Fridays

Zero Hour - 7:00-7:50 am

Required Textbook

Discovery Jazz Favorites


Jazz Band III

Fridays 2:30-3:30 p.m. beginning after Spring break 

Required Text Book

Standard of Excellence Jazz Ensemble Method


2014-2015 BAND Concert Schedule

October 9 ALL DAYJog A ThonDHMS TRACK6th, 7th, 8th Bands, Orchestras, Choirs
Ocober. 236:00 pmFall Band Concert DHMS Gymnasium7th Grade Gold Band, 8th Grade Blue Band, Jazz Bands I & II
​November 1​Chiawana Jazz Festival​Chiawana High School​Jazz Band I
​November 10​7th period​Veteran's Day Assembly​DHMS Gymnasium​All music groups
December 116:00 pmHoliday ConcertDHMS Gymnasium7th Grade Gold Band, 8th Grade Blue Band, Jazz Bands I & II
January 31All DaySolo & Ensemble ConcertOchoa Middle SchoolVarious Students
February 266:00 pmWinter Guest Artist ConcertDHMS Gymnasium7th Grade Gold Band, 8th Grade Blue Band, Jazz Bands I & II
March 56 pmFestival Concert Kamiakin  HS Auditorium

8th Grade Gold Band and Kamiakin High School Wind Ensemble

​March 13All DayElementary Tour​Sunset View, Ridgeview, Cottonwood​8th Grade Gold Band and Jazz Band I
March 18All DayLarge Group FestivalRichland High School Auditorium8th Grade Gold Band
March 19All DayLarge Group ContestRichland High School Auditorium7th Grade Blue Band
April 11All DayJazz Band UnlimitedColumbia Basin College

8th Grade Jazz Band I

​May 14​5:30 pm​Spring Band Concert​DHMS Gymnasium​ALL BANDS!




October 9​​Periods 5, 6, 7​JOGATHON​DHMS Track​All Choirs
​October 20​6:00 pm​Fall Concert​Kamiakin High School Auditorium​All Choirs
​November 10​Period 7​Veteran's Day Assembly​DHMS Gymnasium
​December 15​6:00 pmWinter Concern​Kamiakin High School Auditorium​All Choirs
​March 23​6:00 pm​Festival Concert​Kamiakin High School Auditorium​All Choirs
​March 25​All day​Large Group Festival​Othello
June 8​6:00 pm​Final Concert​Kamiakin High School Auditorium​All Choirs



​October 9​Each Period​JOGATHON​DHMS Track

​All Orchestras

​October 21​6:00 PM​Fall COSTUME Concert​DHMS Gymnasium​All Orchestras
​November 10​Period 7​Veteran's Day Assembly​DHMS Gymnasium​8th Grade Orchestra
​December 9​6:00 pm​Holiday DESSERT Concert​DHMS Gymnasium​All Orchestras
​January 31​All Day​CBMEA Solo and Ensemble Contest​Ochoa Middle School, Pasco

​Select 6th, 7th, and 8th graders only

(requires registration fee for each entry)

​March 10​6:00 pm​Winter Concert​DHMS Commons6th Grade Orchestra
​March 17​6:30 pm​Combined 8th Grade Orchestra with Kamiakin High School Orchestra​Kamiakin High School Auditorium​8th Grade Orchestra
​March 24​Morning​Large Group Orchestra Contest​Chief Joseph Middle School, Richland​8th Grade Orchestra (perhaps 7th Grade too)
​May 6​Morning​Orchestra Festival Rehearsal​Highlands Middle School​All Orchestras
​May 7​7:00 pm​35th Annual Orchestra Festival​Toyota Center​All Orchestras