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Band Student Information Form

2018-19 Information Form

Please click here to fill out the 2018-19 band student information form. 
CRI Beginning Band Course Syllabus

CRI Band Course Syllabus

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Students and parents can enroll in our CRI Beginning Band Remind group to receive emails about band from Mrs. Watson.
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Weekly Lesson Plans

Practice Expectations

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Upcoming Events, Tests, Projects
2017-2018 Calendar Dates


Canyon Ridge Intermediate School

6th Grade Band Calendar

Tuesday, Aug. 21 and Thursday, Aug. 23

Instrument Rental Events (Tuesday, Palen Music; Thursday, Larsen Music)

Location: Mustang High School Band Room

Time: 4-8 P.M. Come and go (No need to attend both events, you will not be there the

         whole time.)

For: Any beginning band students and parents who wish to shop in Mustang from       

       teacher-approved vendors.

Monday, Aug. 27

Band-A-Palooza Fundraiser Kick-Off

Location: CRI

Time: During class

For: All CRI students

Wednesday, Sept. 12

Band-A-Palooza Fundraiser Money Day

Location: CRI

Time: Before school (optional) and during class

For: All students who raised money for the band

Friday, Sept. 21

Band-A-Palooza Fair-Share Celebration

Location: Incredible Pizza

Time: Depart CRI 10:30 a.m., return by 2:15 p.m.

For: All students who achieved “FAIR SHARE” earnings on the fundraiser

Thursday, Dec. 6

Winter CRI Bands Concert

Location: CRI

Time: Call time: 5:40 p.m. (seated and ready to warm-up)

Performances at 6:00 p.m. (Woodwinds, gym; Brasses, cafeteria, Percussion, band room)

For: All CRI Band students REQUIRED!


Saturday, April 13

Deer Creek Invitational Band Contest

Location: Deer Creek Middle School

Time: All morning through mid-afternoon

For: All CRI Band students  REQUIRED 

Saturday, May 4

Mustang Day of Bands

Location: Mustang High School Event Center

Time: 1:00 p.m.


Events yet to be scheduled:

OKC Philharmonic Performance

Performance for 5th graders

Required Supplies


The following items are required for band class. All of these items may be purchased at an Instrument Night Event (see info. on webpage).

Flutes: Instrument, Tradition of Excellence Book 1 for Flute, Instrument cleaning kit

Clarinets: Instrument, Tradition of Excellence Book 1 for Clarinet, Instrument cleaning kit,

tripod instrument stand, at least 4 good reeds (Vandoren 2 1/2)

Trumpets and trombones: Instrument, Tradition of Excellence Book 1 for Trumpet or

trombone, cleaning kit, valve oil and slide grease (trumpets), and slide cream and slide

grease (trombone)

Percussion: Percussion kit (includes drum practice pad and small xylophone with stands),

drum sticks and mallets, Tradition of Excellence Book 1 for Percussion

Recommended for all students: Folding music stand

Meet your band teachers!

Mrs. Watson

Mrs. Watson is a 36 year band director, and she is in her 13th year at Mustang.  Prior to Mustang, she has taught in Kansas, Nevada, and Oklahoma.  She is a woodwind specialist, and works at CRI and MNMS primarily.  She has twice been named Teacher of the Year, and her bands have consistently earned top ratings.  Clarinet is her primary instrument, and she has a special interest in jazz and beginning band instruction.

Please contact Mrs. Watson by email:  watsonb@mustangps.org 

Mr. Ozinga

Mr. Chris Ozinga is in his 12th year of teaching, his fifth year in Mustang.  He is a percussion specialist, and teaches percussion students throughout the district.  His home state is Michigan, and he enjoys performing professionally in the OKC area.  
You may contact Mr. Ozinga at ozingac@mustangps.org

Mr. Mangus Sr.

Mr. Mangus has been teaching band for 40 years. He has taught in Mustang, Miami, Maud, Crescent, Bridge Creek,  UCO, and also teaches at the Oklahoma Christian University. He will be helping with clarinets, trombones, trumpets, and French horn here at Canyon Ridge and all the other schools. You may reach Mr. Mangus at mangust@mustangps.org.

Band Hand-Outs

Permission Slip for CRI Band to Civic Center 3/27/19

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