• Marching Band 2019

    The band is ready for marching season. Check out the events page to see where we're playing.
  • Band Camp 2019

    Picture from band camp are available in the gallery and on Facebook .
  • Chaperones/Workers Needed

    We need you! There are several volunteer opportunities available.

Heskett Night!

Posted by: | Posted on: October 16, 2019

CLICK HERE TO RSVP!


Help us reach our goal

Posted by: | Posted on: September 8, 2019

This year, Jennifer Shauf’s class wants to raise $10,000.

AdoptAClassroom.org is a nonprofit organization that helps raise funds for classrooms including new instruments.

Bedford Band and Orchestra students are working on amazing things, and you can contribute.

Help support Jennifer Shauf’s class.

About my class

I teach a variety of classes at both the middle and high school in our district. Our students are diverse both racially and socioeconomically. Our high school ensembles are student driven; I teach a leadership seminar to our student leaders every summer during our band camp. We have amazing kids and parents who work extremely hard to make our program function. Our band parents have diligently fundraised the past five years to replace ancient raincoats for our students last year. Our students willingly give back to our community. In the past year our students have read books, talked about the importance of school, assisted beginning band students and performed in our elementary schools. We perform in an area nursing home on Veteran’s Day for a pinning ceremony for residents. We returned there this year to perform some Christmas carols on our instruments. Additionally, we support our community every Memorial Day during our parade and ceremonies. Our mission statement written by our students reads as follows: WE, THE BEDFORD BEARCAT BAND, ARE A PROUD ORGANIZATION COMMITTED TO WILLINGLY SERVE THE COMMUNITY WITH OUR SPIRIT AND PASSION FOR MUSIC. WE WILL SET A TREND OF EXCELLENCE FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS AND LEAVE A LEGACY ON AND OFF THE FIELD. We are looking to grow the size of our organization, but need to increase our instrument inventory in order to do so.

What we need

Many of our instruments are in fair condition and are in constant need of repair. A strong ensemble requires a solid foundation. This foundation begins with the low brass section. We would like to continue to add instruments to our low brass section, so that as we start students at the elementary level, we have enough quality instruments for our students to perform on to represent our community. We need tubas, baritones and trombones. We appreciate your support.


Become part of the Bedford Band and Orchestra Family and display a yard sign.

Posted by: | Posted on: August 24, 2019

Get your yard sign to show your support for the Bedford Band and Orchestra and be part of the family.
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Show your support with vinyl stickers

Posted by: | Posted on: August 24, 2019

Get you custom designed sticker to show support for our Bearcats. They come in several styles including custom text!
Got an idea for a custom sticker? Let us know 🙂
Contact us if you want to pay with Cash App


Fall Fundraising

Posted by: | Posted on: August 15, 2019

Dear Parents and/or Guardians,

Our fall fundraisers this year are a combination of SaveAround coupon books and Peterson Nuts.

The SaveAround sale starts Friday, August 23rd and runs through Monday, September 16th. Orders can be turned in during the BBOP meeting.

The Peterson Nuts sale starts Friday, November 1st and runs through Monday, November 18th. Orders can be turned in during the BBOP meeting.

SaveAround coupon books can be ordered online at  www.supportourgroups.com/GN/21979 or through paper orders.


New High School Members!

Posted by: | Posted on: May 28, 2019
CLICK HERE TO RSVP!

Band Camp Chaperones

Posted by: | Posted on: April 23, 2019

OVERNIGHT: Stay overnight and during the day to monitor the students.  You will be assigned a floor in the dorm to check in at curfew.  There is no cost for overnight chaperones.  Your room and board is paid for by BBOP.  Check in with Laurie Jones when you arrive.

EVENING: Assist in monitoring students during free time-9pm to 11pm.  Please arrive at the practice field by 8:30pm and check in with Laurie Jones.

Click here to sign up and see days/times!


Freshman/New Member Picnic

Posted by: | Posted on: April 5, 2019

Incoming freshmen & new members are invited to a welcome picnic.  Mr. Nichols & Ms. Shauf (High School directors), Ms. Lovelace & Mrs. Browning (Guard instructors), BBOP executive board, student leaders and section leaders will be present. Please RSVP so we can plan ahead! Click “Continue Reading” for the “RSVP HERE” link


Farmers Insurance Postponed

Posted by: | Posted on: February 19, 2019

Vote for our Teachers

Farmers Insurance Thank America’s Teachers campaign awards $2500 to teachers based on online voting. They are reworking the program and the voting for March has been postponed.
Our district’s music teachers will submit proposals for instruments and instructional materials they need to improve their classes when the grant program is redefined.

Stay tuned for more information.

Thank a Teacher

Farmers and America’s Teachers believe in the power of smart.
Bedford’s teachers make a big impact in the futures of our kids – giving their time, talent and experience to create a better tomorrow. Take this opportunity to thank one of your teachers!
www.farmers.com/thank-americas-teachers/thank-a-teacher/
 


Color Guard Tryouts

Posted by: | Posted on: April 7, 2018

Color Guard Tryouts:

Many of the 2017 Color Guard members are graduating this year, so we are eager to get the word out to as many other potential newbies as we can.  Please pass this  along to anyone you can think of.

2017-2018  Bedford High School GUARD LINE

 Do you enjoy performing for a crowd?

Learning new skills? Being part of a team?

Do you have any previous performance, dance,
and/or twirling experience? 

Are you hardworking, adventurous and dedicated?

Do you want to be a part of the visual excitement of the
Bearcat Marching Band?

If so, you might be interested in auditioning for

 

The Bedford High School Guard!

*All are welcome to audition.

Several training clinics will be held to prepare new recruits.

 

BEDFORD HIGH SCHOOL AUX GYM

 

CLINIC DATES

MONDAY, April 23th

TUESDAY, April 24th

WEDNESDAY, April 25th

(3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.)

 

Auditions will take place in the

BEDFORD HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA

 Thursday, April 26, 2017  (3:00 p.m. – 5:30)