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Composition Project

This week we completed our comission project for the 7th grade jazz band. The Peet JH Band parents commissioned a new work for the Peet JH 7th grade Jazz Band, and yesterday the students got to work with the composer, Steve Shanley, on the original work Calypso Angelical. Students learned about all areas of playing and some new approaches to jazz improvisation during the clinic.  A huge thanks to band boosters and Peet JH parents for your support! This piece will be performed at the May 21 [...]

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8th Grade Band

Below are pictures from a Masterclass with the UNI Wind Ensemble.  This group is UNI's premier ensemble under the direction of Dr. Danny Galyen.  The Peet 8th grade band was invited to perform their full Iowa Bandmasters Program alongside these college musicians!  Mr. Byersdorfer and Mr. Lins were given the opportunity to conduct and learn from Dr. Galyen while the kids learned tips and ways to improve their own performance through sitting among the college students who play the same instr [...]

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6-7 Orientation

6th Grade Parents/Guardians, We wanted to send out a reminder that our 6th to 7th grade orientation is this coming Tuesday, April 9th from 7pm - 8pm.  We will start in the front gym with a short orientation by Mr. Boevers and conclude with time families can walk around the school and meet our Peet staff!  Students are very welcome to come with their parents/guardians as it will give another opportunity to become familiar with our building and meet staff.  We hope to see you there! Sincerel [...]

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