College credit may be obtained by registering for the Jackson Hole Community Band through Central Wyoming College (CWC). This “course” is offered both fall and spring semesters each year. This is a great way for high school and college students to earn extra credits towards college. Also, college graduates may earn additional continuing education credits. For further information, contact the CWC Teton Campus at 307-733-7425. Normal office hours are 10am – 5pm.
The Jackson Hole Community Band, a volunteer organization playing concert band music for recreation and community service, annually offers up to two cash scholarships ($250 each) to a graduating high school senior (one for Star Valley and one for JHHS) who regularly attends our community band rehearsals and performances (please contact Dean Scofield or Julie Wilson for more details). The student must attend a majority of rehearsals and performances. In addition they need to help serve the band's mission of promoting traditional concert band repertoire to be eligible. To apply for this scholarship complete a scholarship application and submit by March 1, 2013 to:
Jackson Hole Community Band
ATT: Dean Scofield
PO Box 4073
Jackson, WY 83001
Star Valley Counseling Office
Annual membership dues are of $10 renewed at the beginning of the fall season.
Students and guest musicians are exempt.
Location: Center For the Arts in Jackson, WY.
Time: rehearsals will begin promptly at 7 p.m. and will end at 9 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.
Members are asked to prepare all music before each rehearsal. At the end of rehearsal put away your own chair and stand.
For more information about our typical schedule of events and rehearsals visit http://jhcband.org/yearly-schedule
Formal Concert Dress: Men-Black tuxedo or black suit with bow tie. Women-White top and black bottoms.
Halloween: A family friendly costume or band shirt/sweatshirt and blue jeans.
Jackson Lake Lodge, Parades, Special events, and Outdoor Concerts: Band uniforms with blue jeans and cowboy hats (and boots if you have them).
• Polo Shirt: $23.00
• Sweat Shirt: $25.00
• Jacket: $61.00
We ask that everyone have all 3 so we can look professional. If for any reason this cost causes difficulty see Dean or Bonnie. they can help payment arrangement or subsidize some of the cost. If you would like to sponsor a shirt or jacket also see Dean or Bonnie.
To add yourself to a mailing list, or change your mailing list preference go to your user profile by logging onto JHCBand.org, clicking the link 'Edit my User Profile' in the upper right under your name. Active members need to be on these two lists to receive important emails about JHCB business :
JHCB Member News: As a member of this mailing list you will receive weekly information about rehearsals, performances, and other band business.
Small Project Volunteers: As a member of this mailing list you will receive emails when a few volunteers are needed for a project. There is no obligation to volunteer when you are on this list..
JHCB Member Section Lists: As a member of this mailing list you will receive information about rehearsals, performances, and other band business pertaining only to your section.
The JHCB Yahoo group is not a discussion group or social media, we use the calendar for reminders and some communication from the board. As a member of the Yahoo mailing list you will receive weekly information about rehearsals, performances, and other band business.
If you have been added to the list and are not receiving the emails check your spam filter. You can change your email or your settings any time by going to groups.yahoo.com/group/JHCB/. A link to our Yahoo group is available in the left menu on your dashboard under "Profile"
The member directory is used to populate the "Our Member" page, http://jhcband.org/ourmembers/ and to keep an up to date musician list for printed concert programs.
The contact information is private and only accessible by other logged in JHCB members. JHCB Member access is manually set by JHCB board members, it is not automated. Please take a few minutes and review your mailing address, add a photo, and car pool region to your member directory profile.
The carpool region is new, everyone defaults to "Unlisted". Julie is working on a car pool search page, it will be available in the near future.
Please take a few minutes complete your entry by logging on, hovering your mouse pointer over your name in the upper right of the screen , and clicking the link "Edit My JHCB Member Directory Profile". Parents managing a student's info and their own will see both records. Click the link by the record you want to edit.
Equipment represents a large investment for the band. We have instruments for loan to active members for JHCB related use, must go through the Band equipment manager firstname.lastname@example.org. Our equipment policy is as follows.
Under no circumstances will Band equipment be loaned to other groups, except as follows:
-JH Symphony Orchestra
-JH Jazz Band
-Grand Teton Music Festival
-Jackson Hole High school and Middle School
Requests to borrow equipment from these groups must go through the Band equipment manager email@example.com , Any request requires an email chain of request, approval, and acknowledgement of return of equipment.
Equipment purchased jointly by the Band, Chorale and Jazz Band is excepted from this policy. Otherwise, the equipment is comprised of anything from the Music Library and the percussion closet in the rehearsal room.”
Obtaining sets of music is a substantial investment and some music in the folders is out of print, rented, or borrowed. All original folders must stay in the rehearsal room, exceptions can be made, however your folder must be in the band room for every rehearsal, even if you are unable to be there.
We have an extensive Music library, the Music Library Database is accessible from the JHCBand.org home page, then click "Music Library" it has a link to a Virtual Folder listing the music we are rehearsing, some sample music to listen to, a rehearsal schedule, an event schedule, and event details.
Active band members may rehearse from PDF on screen. To choose the instruments you would like to see, please click the option link (above music listing or the gear icon on top of page) to go to options. Please note, not all music is scanned.
If you log in, it has a list of your favorites. You can add the library to the home screen of your iPad, tablet, Android, or iPhone so you can access it from anywhere.
We rotate folders throughout the year, and have a few special event folders. Each folder is turned in after the last concert in its series, a new folder will be passed out at the next rehearsal.
Come to the site to periodically read our blog. We hope to capture memories from the past and document the present in this ongoing journal of activities.
To add your own piece of history to our blog, log onto JHCBand.org on the upper black bar hover your mouse pointer over "+New" and click "post". When your blog post is complete click "Submit for Review" All blogs must be Jackson Hole Community Band related.
This address book is a tool for organizing events etc. It is also used to populate the "Our Partners" page . http://jhcband.org/our-partners
If you have JHCB related business contacts to contribute you may do this from your dashboard.
If you have your own business you would like other band members to know about or you are a music teacher and would like to be on the teacher contact list fill out a business card by clicking the link in the upper right under your name, you must be logged in to the website.
The info on your business card is not connected to your JHCB member profile page, changes to your business card will not effect your JHCB member profile.
Our website has many tools for your use. The website has information for both members and the public, you need to be logged in for the member only content.
Dashboard- From the Dashboard's Home page, you can quickly access the JHCB site's member only content The Dashboard Screen presents information in blocks called modules. Customize you view by dragging the modules around the screen. The Screen Options allow you to choose which modules are displayed or not displayed.
Photos - You may upload event photos from your dashboard by clicking the "Gallery" link on the left. A website admin will need to approve the gallery before it is visible to everyone on the website.
Our website host is Julie Wilson (in the flute section) If you have any suggestions for the website please see Julie at the next rehearsal.