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Placement & Registration

The following forms are for those students who are interested in joining a performing arts program. In order to successfully register for one of these classes, please reference the individual program information below as these procedures are unique to each program. 


For more information regarding a specific art form, Please contact the program faculty - Fine Arts Faculty.

Placement & Audition Information for Performing Arts Classes

 

Band & Orchestra

Band & Orchestra Placement Auditions
 
ALL current 8th graders (incoming freshmen) please complete this Registration Form, as you must attend a placement audition if you wish to be considered for an Instrumental Music Ensemble. 
 
You will be asked to choose an audition date
Woodwinds, Brass, & Percussion Dates:
  • Wednesday, May 8th - 4:00 to 6:00 pm
  • Monday, May 13th - 4:00 to 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday, May 14th - 4:00 to 6:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 16th - 4:00 to 6:00 pm
  • Percussion encouraged to choose May 13 and 16
 
String Players:
  • Wednesday, May 22nd - 4:00 to 6:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 30th - 4:00 to 6:00 pm

ALL current BMHS students, interested in joining the Band/Orchestra Program, must contact Mr. Conto or Mrs. Amos Hardy.


The Band/Orchestra Program accepts students of all levels, including those with no prior experience.

Choir

Choir Placement Auditions

All students new to this program must participate in a placement audition.

Dates:

  • Monday, May 6, 2019
  • Wednesday, May 8,  2019

Location: Choir Room

Time: 3:30-5:30 pm


Please complete the Registration Form HERE

Classical Dance

Classical Dance Level Placement Auditions

Any student interested in joining the Classical Dance Program at level I (introductory level) do not have to attend a placement audition, they simply need to register for Dance I or Tap I with the Counseling Center. 

For those students not currently enrolled in the Classical Dance Program that have a desire to take a Level II, III, or IV class MUST attend the level placement workshop. See details.

Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Location: BMHS Dance Studio (main building)

Time: 3:30-6:00 pm

Attire: For Girls: Black leotard and light-colored footless tights with hair in bun. For Males: White t-shirt and dark-colored gym shorts. Shoes: Tap Track - Tap shoes Dance Track - Ballet slippers and tap shoes. Turners may be worn for Jazz.

**Incoming Freshman that auditioned for Classical Dance Scholarships in January were already assessed for level placement at that time. They do not need to attend the additional placement audition.


Please complete the Registration Form HERE

Theatre

Students interested in taking a Theatre course should consult the Course Bulletin. 

The Fall Musical holds auditions during the first few days of school; the Spring Play holds auditions during the first few days following Winter Break. Auditions are open to all McNamara students -- see the Theatre Program page for more information or email Mary Mitchell-Donahue.

Traditional African Music & Dance

 

Traditional African Music & Dance Placement Auditions

All students new to this program must participate in a placement audition.

Dates:

  • Monday, April 29, 2019 -- DANCERS
  • Tuesday, April 30, 2019 -- DRUMMERS

Location: BMHS Dance Studio (main building)

Time: 3:30-6:00 pm

Attire: please wear comfortable clothes that you can move in. 


Please complete the Registration Form HERE

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6800 Marlboro Pike, Forestville, MD 20747
Phone: 301.735.8401
Fax: 301.735.0934

 

 
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