MIMU 12/1/19

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Week starting 12/1/19

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Welcome back! I hope everyone had a restful week off–I know I did! Good thing, because BYEU has a LOT happening between now and the end of 2019! Please carefully read through so you don’t miss anything!

Three more weeks… please click the links for more information.

Week 1

12/2 Mon – Jazz Dress Shirts distributed in periods 1-5. Please turn in your Performance Donation ASAP!

12/3 Tues – Winter Concert Dress Rehearsal during school – see schedule below

12/4 Wed – Winter Concert – 6:30 p.m. – BYMS MPR (100 points! Required attendance)

12/5 Thurs – Mrs. Fields delivered – pick up after school in 901

12/6 Fri – Last Call for Knott’s Berry Farm tickets for 12/13 Jazz & Orchestra trip

Week 2

12/9 Mon

12/10 Tues – Star Wars Movie Night ticket sales after school – $12/each

12/11 Wed – BYEU Booster Meeting

12/12 Thurs – Mrs. Neumayr’s Birthday/Dine out @ the Habit 4-10pm

12/13 Fri – Jazz & Orchestra @ Knott’s Berry Farm

Week 3

12/16 Mon 

12/17 Tues – Substitute teacher, Mrs. Neumayr @ Midwest Clinic (International Band & Orchestra Conference)

12/18 Wed – Substitute teacher

12/19 Thurs – Substitute teacher

12/20 Fri – Substitute teacher

ALL GROUPS – Winter Concert Our Winter Concert is just around the corner! On Wednesday, December 4th, you will be able to see all instrumental music students perform! This is a required performance for all students to attend – please see uniform requirements so that students are prepared!

Winter Concert Dress Rehearsal – Tuesday, 12/3 (wear your normal clothes – this is just to practice the combined pieces in the MPR)

Period 0 – Jazz Band – regular rehearsal

Period 1 – CB & Perc – Deck the Halls with Chips & Salsa, Minka’s Sleigh Ride

Period 2 – CB, PB & Perc – Jingle Bells Upside Down, It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Period 3 – None/Perc students may complete classwork missed from periods 1 & 2

Period 4 – IB & Perc – A Christmas Fanfare, Countdown to Christmas

Period 5 – Orchestra – all tunes

December 13th – Jazz & Orchestra at Knott’s We have been accepted to take a group of students to perform at Knott’s Berry Farm! This is an “extra” trip and is not required to attend for a grade. In order to attend, students will need to provide their own admission. There are two options for this:

  1. Bring in proof of Knott’s Berry Farm season pass – will be photocopied per request of Knott’s Berry Farm
  2. Purchase a discount ticket through BYEU for $35.00

We will be performing music that will be featured at our Winter Concert as well as some additional songs. Students who attend will miss all day of school and are responsible for making up missed work.

Please bring money or your season pass (to be copied) by

  • Jazz & Orch by Friday, December 6th


Please contact Cara Melendez (waysandmeans1@bymsmusic.org) or Anna Ordorica (waysandmeans2@bymsmusic.org

Mrs. Fields delivered to BYMS on Thursday, 12/5. Pick up after school in 901.

December 12th –  Dine out for Mrs. Neumayr’s Birthday – The Habit – 4-10 p.m.

January 2nd – BYEU Family Movie Day to see Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker


Please contact Colette Smith viceprez@bymsmusic.org 


Volunteer Time

12/13 Knott’s (Jazz & Orchestra)  https://bit.ly/2NdAqYL


  • Info Sheet – Knott’s Jazz & Orchestra 2019
  • Info Sheet – Winter Concert 2019
  • Flyer – Winter Concert 2019
  • BYEU Uniform Guidelines
  • Flyer – Dine out @ the Habit 12/12
  • Invitation to Mrs. Neumayr’s Birthday

Send In Your Photos! We are collecting photos of events from the year to put on our website. Please email your photos to admin@bymsmusic.org 


For an up to date, full year calendar, click here .

Mark your calendars–many of these events have mandatory attendance.

12/4 Wed WINTER CONCERT – All Groups – 6:30 p.m. – BYMS MPR

12/11 Wed BYEU Booster Meeting – 7pm

12/12 Thurs JAZZ NIGHT OUT – Count Meets the Duke concert (See attachment)

12/12 Thurs Dine out @ The Habit

12/13 Fri Jazz & Orchestra @ Knott’s

Jan 2 Thurs BYEU at the Movies

Feb 13 CB, PERC, Jazz, Orch Elementary Tour (tent.)

 Info Sheet – Knott’s Jazz & Orchestra 2019
 Info Sheet – Winter Concert 2019
 Neumayr Birthday Invitation 2019.pdf
 Dine Out Flyer – Habit Dec 12 2019
 Flyer – Winter Concert 2019
 Jazz Performance Donation Letter 2019
 BYEU Uniform Guidelines— 
Rose NeumayrInstrumental Music DirectorBernardo Yorba Middle School(714) 986-7400 Ext. 22900http://www.bymsmusic.org