Mr. Bob Brainerd
    2018 - 2019



    Brinckerhoff - 6th Gr. Band Winter Concert
    Brinckerhoff (combined w/Fishkill Elem.):
    Wed., Jan. 16th @ WJHS - 7pm
    (Student meeting time is 6:15 pm.)
    {See my "Concert Dates" link to the left - Snow dates are there.}

    5th Grade Winter Informance Dates!
    Tues., Jan. 22 @ GH Large Cafe - 7pm
    (meet @ 6:30 on stage)
    Brinckerhoff & Fishkill Elem. - Combined:
    Wed., Jan. 23 @ Van Wyck Aud. - 7pm
    (meet @ 6:30 on stage)
    Dress Code for both Informances: Seasonal / Holiday colors!

    Beginning 5th Grade Band ~ 2018-19
    View my slideshow from this past June 30th "Welcome Night"
    for all incoming 5th Gr. Band students.
    Also, please download these files that were handed out that night!
    (Be sure to have all necessary supplies incl. the required lesson book.)

    Got 13 minutes to spare?
    Wondering if studying Music in school or playing an instrument in Band or Orchestra is worth it or necessary?
    Grab a cup o' joe and watch this brief video!

    The Value of Music Education

    a TED Talk with Richard Gill

    {If the Closed Captioning is annoying, just click the "CC" button at the bottom of the screen.} 

    2018 - 2019
    5th & 6th Grade Band Rehearsal Schedule:
    Brinckerhoff Elementary:
    5th Band: Day-1 @ 2:15;  6th Band: Days-1&4 @ 8:35 
    Ph.: 897-6800 
    Fishkill Elementary:
    5th Band: Day-6 @ 2:20
    Ph.: 897-6780
    Gayhead Elementary:
    5th Band-A: Day-3 @ 2:25; 5th Band-B: Day-4 @ 2:25;
    6th Band: Days-2&5 @ 2:25 
    Ph.: 227-1756

    Voicemail ext.: #50561 (available when calling either school)