• Looking for a way to support our band students? 

    The following is a list of critical and immediate needs that can enhance our band program. 
    Another way to help Big Sky Band students is to make a tax-deductible donation to Big Sky Bands. 
    If you can help with any of these items, contact Jesse Dochnahl, jedochnahl@mcps.k12.mt.us
    1. Uniforms
      • Dress pants - ca $1125 ($25 each)
      • Dress shirts - ca $280 ($14 each)
      • Bow ties - any amount helps
      • Tuxedo jackets - ca $3300 ($55 each)
    2. Scholarship Fund for hard-working students that need help getting private lessons or making a trip payment (usually $25 per lesson)
    3. Clarinet mouthpieces - Vandoren M30 13 Series - $85 each (4 needed)
    4. Baritone Saxophone jazz mouthpiece - Vandoren V16 B7 - $260
    5. Tuba mouthpieces - $79 each (4 needed)
    6. 2 Brass Sousaphones -  about $5000 each (used)
    7. 32" Remo Renaissance Hazy Timpani Head
    8. 15 practice drum pads, $35 each
    9. Instrument storage cabinets
    10. Acoustice Sound Shells for all music performances at BSHS
    11. Music Library Storage System
    12. Music Folders replaced (up to 70 of these black beauties)
    13. New Flip Folders for marching/pep band - $1000
    14. New Music - The concert and jazz programs are in need of music to study and perform. The cost of a selection averages $55-$100.
    15. Mission to Commission Project - $5000 to pay a renowned composer (TBD) to write meaningful music specifically for Big Sky students.
     
    Partial Donations are also appreciated!
     
    Thank you! -Members of the Big Sky Band