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The Clermont Middle School “Blue Falcon” Band is the largest student organization on campus with approximately 150 student musicians enrolled in four band classes.  Our program consists of the “Blue Falcon” Regiment, Beginning Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Woodwind Choir, Brass Choir and the nationally acclaimed “Flight of Sound” Jazz Ensemble.

The two concert performance ensembles, Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band, perform in two concerts each year, participates in all of the Florida Bandmasters Association Music Performance Assessments and provides the music for the Falcon Flight promotion ceremony.  Members of these ensembles make up the Woodwind and Brass Choirs.

The “Blue Falcon” Regiment is the marching band and it is comprised of members of the two concert ensembles.  This ensemble performs in parades, school sporting events, pep rallies and recruitment activities.

The Beginning Band, a mixed ensemble of 6-8 grade students who are learning to play an instrument for the first time as well as veteran members who are learning a second instrument, holds a clinic/workshop at the start of the school year and performs twice annually.

Clermont Middle School "Blue Falcon" Bands

Giving a child and instrument is the same as giving them an imagination; the possibilities are endless. Nothing can stop them from accomplishing their dreams. -- Grace Cooksey
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Clermont Middle School "Blue Falcon" Bands shared Same Is Lame Jazz Ambassadors's event.Thursday, July 27th, 2017 at 10:31pm
Come out and see a great concert on Sunday night! It's free and fun!
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Clermont Middle School "Blue Falcon" Bands feeling excited.Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 6:23pm
Day 1 of Jazz Ensemble Camp is done ... some of the most important concepts of the the year are taught on the first day. Looking forward to another great year with the "Flight of Sound"!!
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Clermont Middle School "Blue Falcon" BandsThursday, July 20th, 2017 at 10:55pm
Anybody heard the Jazz Ensemble's new album that dropped yesterday? If so, what did you think? Post your comments below! If not, you can order one for only $12 by going on Charms and visiting our online store. If you are not a parent or student, visit https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/ShopGP.asp and place an order as a guest. Enjoy!
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Clermont Middle School "Blue Falcon" BandsWednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 7:59pm
Dear Band Family & Friends: In light of the situation at LMHS, I wanted to tell you all that the music goes on and that the CLMS "Blue Falcon" Bands stand behind our Falcon Alumni and band mates at Lake Minneola High and that we will support them in this difficult time in their program. To all of our Marching Green & Gold members, we are here for you, united in music. God bless all of you. Prayers to everyone involved.
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Clermont Middle School "Blue Falcon" Bands shared Communicasound's video.Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 12:28pm
This is a great video explaining the Circle of Fifths! Check it out!
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In this animated video made by the awesome Mark Newman, you are going to learn all you need to know about the Circle of Fifths. The trainer demonstrates some of its many uses in music composition. "The Circle of Fifths is a visual representation of the relationships between the 12 tones of the chromatic scale. It was invented by the Greek philosopher Pythagoras and is so called as it takes the form of a circle around which each of the 12 tones are laid out. As you move around the circle in a clockwise direction, the next tone you encounter will be a 5th above the tone before it. The Circle of Fifths lies at the very foundation of western music theory and is therefore extremely useful as you can refer to it to help you find out things like, what key you are in. If you are in a major key it helps you find the relative minor key and visa versa. It tells you which chords are available in which key. It can even help you to transpose your music into a different key and move between keys within a song." (source : Mark Newman) Hope it helps ! If you find this tutorial useful, feel free to support Communicasound by liking the Facebook page and sharing it with your musician friends. CommunicaSOUND selects only the best free tutorials for learning music production, how to play instruments and music theory. PEACE Mark Newman Youtube channel : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqc030Z2EAyi_NEkxNiTWIg Communicasound Website : www.communicasound.com Twitter : https://twitter.com/communicasound_ Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/communicasound
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