Weekly Updates

Band Room wish list:

The Band Room is in need of:

Hand Sanitizer

Fruit Snacks/ Gummies for the band store
Spicy small chips bags for the band store
Red & Blue gatorade for the band store

10/01 Thank you PTSA
Thank you, CLMS PTSA  for the grant that is providing saxophone and clarinet group lessons for the members of the jazz band and wind ensemble. The lessons will be provided by local woodwind professional Dan Lone. If you are interested in getting his contact info to set up private lessons for your student (if they play clarinet or saxophone) please email Mr. Dean at

10/21  Practice Rooms Available for Sign-Out

10/22 Jazz Band / Practice Room Sign-Out - 4:00-5:15 (activity bus available)

10/22 All County Band (Wind Ensemble Optional) Contracts Are Due!

Tuesday,  October 22  - Wind Ensemble students wishing to turn in contracts for All-County (This is optional but I highly recommend that parents and guardians make their wind ensemble students try out).


10/28 Good Morning CLMS Band Family,

Thank you all for your attendance at last week's concert!

And a special thank you to our volunteers. Without you, our concerts aren't possible.

  • Oct. 28 - Afterschool practice for all-county auditionees only
  • Oct 29 - After school practice for all-county auditionees only (no jazz)
  • Fri. November 1 - Otis Spunkmeyer Delivery Day - Volunteer sign ups are on the website. 

Also, volunteers for Otis Spunkmeyer must also fill out the School District of Lee County volunteer paperwork. I have paper copies available if you need one. It can also be completed in the front office in 15 minutes.

We still need volunteers for our Otis Spunkmeyer Delivery!

Looking Ahead

  • Still collecting fair share of $25 (we're going to be ordering band shirts soon, so please send in the fair share)
  • Still collecting instrument fees of $25 for students using CLMS instruments for the year. This is a once-per-year fee
  • CLMS Flute Society will have their first meeting November 6, 2019; 4:00-5:15 PM. All CLMS Flute Players are welcome to attend. 
  • Our December 12 Winter Gala is approaching fast! Volunteer sign-ups will be coming out soon (Jazz Band Mandatory attendance)
  • All-County Auditions are November 7th 
  • There are also many events in the spring that are listed in on the website. Please keep on eye on  your calendars to avoid conflicts.
  • Wind Ensemble & Symphonic Band Fair Share's also cover their $10 deposit for the Spring Busch Gardens trip.

Please email me if you have any follow-up questions!


Musically Yours,


Mr. Dean

11/7 - All County Auditions for Wind Ensemble at Dunbar Middle School 5PM-7PM.  

12/12 - Winter Gala at the CLMS cafeteria.
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