Bojangles’ Fundraiser – 12FEB2018 @ 5PM-8PM

Collins High School Band is having a Share Night at Bojangles in Shelbyville. The event is on Monday February 12, 2018 from 5-8pm. CHS Band will receive 10% of all profits. Let’s have a big crowd and make lots of money!!! Bojangles’ 150 Mortown Way Shelbyville, Kentucky 40065

Booster Meeting Tonite : 05FEB2018 @ 7PM

Our Band Parent/Booster Meeting is tonite at @ 7:00pm.  Your attendance to these monthly meetings is very important, as it is an opportunity to hear about upcoming and key events. We recognize how busy things can get, but also wish to acknowledge the importance of our involvement as parents is to our outstanding musicians. We…

What’s 57 octaves lower than middle-C?

The B-flat pitch of a blackhole of course! Source: https://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2003/09sep_blackholesounds The black hole resides in the Perseus cluster of galaxies located 250 million light years from Earth. In 2002, astronomers obtained a deep Chandra observation that shows ripples in the gas filling the cluster. These ripples are evidence for sound waves that have traveled hundreds…

Why study Music Theory?

[I love music theory. That probably goes without saying, considering I make a video about it every week. But should you? What’s the point? Especially if you’re not a musician yourself, it probably seems like learning theory is more trouble than it’s worth. But I’m here to convince you that you should care: Music theory,…

Apologies to our Alumni

As an Alumni, recently you may have received a newsletter from the Collins Band website. As promised previously, the intent was to only distribute a newsletter to Alumni when we had content tagged as an Alumni related posting e.g. performance, event, or otherwise.  During our recent resolution of the technical problems regarding the website, we…

Booster Meeting Tonite : 22JAN2018 @ 7PM

Our Band Parent/Booster Meeting is tonite at @ 7:00pm.  Your attendance to these monthly meetings is very important, as it is an opportunity to hear about upcoming and key events. We recognize how busy things can get, but also wish to acknowledge the importance of our involvement as parents is to our outstanding musicians. We…

Music is a Language

Solresol is a language, invented out of whole cloth by Jean-François Sudre in the 19th century, that used seven musical notes to create all the words that he thought you’d ever need. It did work: so why aren’t we all speaking in notes right now?

Announcements

The website is officially back online, with its new look. Technical issues resolved and our web address paid for the next 24 months. Newsletters will be coming back online which includes the Alumni Newsletter. Also our Booster Meeting will be on Monday, January 8th @ 7pm. We hope to see you there.