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Folly Quarter Middle School
Rick Wilson, Principal
Michele Doyle-Wetzelberger, Asst. Principal
13500 Triadelphia Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 313-1506
FAX (410) 313-1509

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Dayton Oaks ES Band
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West Friendship ES Band
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Ensemble Seating Results
The results for seating auditions are in. Click on the ensemble below to see the results.

Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Concert Band
Chamber Symphony
Gold Jazz Band
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Pre-Assessment Writing Assignment
Students need to fill out Adjudication Forms prior to the MS Band Assessments. Recordings of our rehearsal may be found below. Students need to have specific comments (What piece? What measure? Who? What?) -- one positive comment, and two areas that need improvement. Sorry about the broken links. They should have been repaired now. (Fri., 9pm).

You may listen to the rehearsal recordings below.
Whip and Spur (Galop)
With Quiet Courage (take 1)
With Quiet Courage (take 2)
Where Mythical Beings Play

Listening Links
Listen to professional recordings of our current pieces to help form your musical goals.

You may listen to the exemplary recordings below.
Blue Jazz Band: Satin Doll
Blue Jazz Band: Cantaloupe Island
Blue Jazz Band: Land of Make Believe

FQMS Band Wiki
Ask questions. Find out the scoop. Give answers. Help others. Get all the vocabulary and definitions for the next Vocabulary Quiz! Check out the Folly Quarter Band Wiki!

Our Symphonic Wind Ensemble will be heading to the Howard County Middle School Band Assessments on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Hammond High School. Student musicians should come to school at 4:30 PM dressed in the White Music Polo and Black Pants/Skirt. Black Dress Shoes are to be worn. Come hear us perform at 7:30 PM!


Band Director's BLOG
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Meet Mr. Spang
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