Jefferson Bands - Practice Makes Permanent

Welcome to the Jefferson Band Web! 

ISSMA JME 2018      jazz bulldog

Dawn Forsythe 
Band Director 

Thank you parent volunteers!
Red Ribbon Week Celebration @ Hay primary on 10/11: Melodie Ringer
Winter Concert 12/11: Valerie Pillow, Mr. & Mrs. Wilkinson, Tim Gray, Beth Brown, Andrea Palicki

Thank you faculty volunteers!
Winter Concert 12/11: Patti Vollmer, Shelby Beasley

Thank you!
Faculty and Staff of Jefferson Traditional for awarding me for Building Teacher of the Year 2018.
SBCSC Top 10 Honors Group Teacher of the Year 2018 & $100.00 Tradition of Excellence 2 Book Grant

Thank you!
Alex Almanza for the Grammy Outstanding Music Teacher Nomination 2018

Thank You South Bend Education Foundation!
April 2015 Teacher Grant:  2 Eastman Trumpets & 1 Roland Amplifier
April 2018 Teacher Grant: Jupiter Trumpet, Jupiter Clarinet, Yamaha Concert Toms

Thank You SBCSC Alumni Association & GoFundMe donors
August 2018: Chimes cover & Bari sax.

IBA All-District Honor Band Members 2018
The Indiana Bandmasters Association is a group of Indiana Music Educators making a difference in our schools.  These chosen directors bring together top students from our area schools so they can perform together conducted by a guest director every year chosen by the IBA. Evelyn RInger, Abby Gray, Nissi Soto Quinones represented Jefferson very well.


ISSMA Solo/Ensemble Contest Feb. 2, 2019 results:

ISSMA Jazz Contest March 1 or 2, 2019 results:

ISSMA JME Contest March 15 or 16, 2019  results:

Love my BULLDOGS!!

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