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Davenport, Sarah
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Fulton, Norma
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Johnson, Latesheca
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McCreary, Joe
Band Teacher
Williamson, Todd
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Joe McCreary Locker

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Joe McCreary

Bio

I am originally from Windber, PA, about 65 east of Pittsburgh. I graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor's of Science in Music Education in 1991. I started working for Carteret County Schools in August 1991 and spent my entire career at Beaufort Middle School.  I started my musical career in 5th grade when I started playing trumpet in elementary band. Band has afforded me many opportunities that could only have been experienced through band including marching half time shows at 3 NFL games and a trip to Paris, France, in 1989, to participate in the celebration of the Bicentennial of Bastille Day(the French Independence Day).  Outside of the classroom I am the music director at Ann Street United Methodist Church and an avid fan of football, soccer and hockey. I am married and have 3 children. 

Jazz Band

Jazz Band will meet on Tuesday-Thursday from 7:15-7:35 am beginning Tuesday, September 17.

Assignments/ Homework/ Announcements

Each week's assignments will be written on either a Goal Log(for weekly assessments) or a Check-off Sheet(for performance preparation) by students in class.

 

Schedules and other information will be given out in class with a slip to be signed by a parent and returned to Mr. Joe to confirm receipt.

 

REMIND

Assignments, schedules, and other information will also be sent home via Remind.com or the Remind app(free download). Please subscribe to your student's class using the instructions below.(Remind messages can also be found on the right side of this webpage.)

 

 

6th Grade Class Remind Instructions

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7th Grade Class Remind Instructions

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8th Grade Class Remind Instructions

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Supply List


Instrument - in good playing condition, which instrument should have been discussed with Mr. Joe when you signed up for band. Some instruments will be delivered to the school.

 

ALL Classes
1  1-inch BLACK 3-ring binder
5-10 plastic sheet protectors
Pencils(yes, we use pencils in band!!)

 

6th Grade- Essential Elements Method, book 1(available from Fuller's Music, 638-2811)

7th Grade- Essential Elements Method, book 2(available from Fuller's Music, 638-2811)

8th Grade - Essential Elements Method, book 2(available from Fuller's Music, 638-2811)

 

ALL Classes
Flute: cleaning rod & soft cloth/swab

Clarinet: cork grease, at least 3 GOOD reeds, & swab

Saxophone: cork grease, at least 3 GOOD reeds, swab, & neck strap

Trumpet: valve oil, slide grease, cleaning snake, mouthpiece brush, & soft cloth

Trombone: slide oil, slide grease, cleaning snake, mouthpiece brush, & soft cloth

Tuba/Baritone: valve oil, slide grease, cleaning snake, mouthpiece brush & soft cloth

Percussion: sticks, mallets, & any accessories