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Seekonk High School Band Web Page
Seekonk High School Music Dept.

261 Arcade Ave.
Seekonk, MA 02771
(508) 336-7272 ext. 228
smialekj@seekonkschools.org

You will find all of the information about the SHS Band program for the summer and the 2018-19 school year on this page. 
Scroll down the main page or follow links to the left to find out what you need to know.

HI ALL SHS BAND STUDENTS.

I HOPE YOU ARE ALL HAVING A GREAT SUMMER VACATION! IF ANYONE IS INTERESTED IN GETTING SOME COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS, YOU CAN DO SOME WORK IN THE MUSIC DEPT. FILING MUSIC.  WE ARE HERE FROM 9-12 ON TUES., WED. AND THURS. UNTIL AUG. 16TH.  JUST EMAIL MR. SMIALEK THE DAY BEFORE YOU WANT TO COME IN.

IF ANYONE WOULD LIKE TO PICK UP THEIR MARCHING BAND MUSIC, FOLIOS ARE NOW READY.  YOU CAN STOP BY THE BAND OFFICE DURING THE TIMES LISTED ABOVE IF YOU WANT TO DO SO.

2018 BAND CAMP IS MONDAY, AUG. 6- FRIDAY, AUG. 10, 2018 FROM 8:30 AM- 12:30 PM.  LOOK FOR THE SUMMER MAILING THIS WEEK.  PLEASE BRING IN HEAD INJURY FORMS ON THE 1ST DAY OF CAMP AND IF YOU ARE A FRESHMAN, PLEASE BE SURE TO BRING THE MEDICAL FORM AS WELL.
BAND UNIFORMS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PICK UP DURING BAND CAMP.  GET YOURS EARLY TO ENSURE THE BEST FIT.

SHS MARCHING BAND T-SHIRTS AND SWEATSHIRTS WILL BE ON SALE DURING BAND CAMP.  T'S ARE $17. SIZES S-XL. ORDERS WILL ONLY BE TAKEN DURING BAND CAMP.  IF YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO GO TO BAND CAMP BUT WANT TO ORDER SOMETHING, CONTACT MR. SMIALEK OR MRS. COSTA.  GET THEM WHILE WE STILL HAVE YOUR SIZE.


COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES:
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO GET SOME COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS, SEE MR. SMIALEK (OR SEND AN EMAIL) TO WORK IN THE MUSIC DEPT. 

CHECK OUT THE NEW INSTRUMENT VIDEOS FOR ALL BAND INSTRUMENTS BY
FOLLOWING THE LINKS ON THE LEFT.


CLICK THE "SHS BAND PHOTOS" LINK ON THE LEFT FOR PICTURES FROM THIS SCHOOL YEAR AS WELL AS MANY PREVIOUS YEARS.

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During the Spring of 2011, the Seekonk High School Wind Ensemble, under the direction of John Smialek, participated in the June 18th Bermuda Cruise Festival on board   Royal Caribbean’s“Explorer of the Seas”.  In addition to earning a Superior rating, the ensemble was also entered into competition against other ensembles that participated in one of over 50other Cruise Festivals, which took place from January to the beginning of July.  After the conclusion of the final festival, all scores were combined to determine the overall highest scoring groups in each class and category from all of the Festivals.

Congratulations to the Seekonk High SchoolBand on their Gold Medal Award and Superior rating at the 2011 CruiseFestival  with a total score of 98 out of 100.  Below is announcement that the band had won the overall Grand Championship Award for HighSchool Wind Ensemble for the 2010-11 Cruse Festivals!

On behalf of MUSIC FESTIVALS and CRUISE FESTIVALS,the national sponsor of this event, it is a sincere pleasure to announce at this time that the Seekonk High School Wind Ensemble is the winner of the 2011 Cruise Festival Overall Grand Championship Award for Wind Ensemble HS. This award signifies the highest score overall in these categories from all of the 2011 Cruise Festivals. It is indeed an honor and our pleasure to present this award to the Seekonk High School Wind Ensemble and John Smialek, Director.

All of the staff at MUSIC FESTIVALS extendsour congratulations to the director and all the members of this outstanding ensemble.  The hard work and dedication that you displayed was exemplary and every member of your community,your parents, families and friends have every reason to be extremely proud of your accomplishments.

Congratulationson receiving this prestigious award.


  Please bring in some ofyour pictures on a zip drive or CD so that  we can load them onto themusic room computer and share the memories.