400 North Palo Verde Drive
Henderson, Nevada 89015
702-799-8000 ext 4040
Mr. Billy Skembos - Director
Mr. Matt McComb - Director
MaryKay Weishan - Band Aide
Matt Busch - Band Aide
Kim Bassett - Parent Organization President
Brittany Buist - Concessions Organizer
Kim Bassett - Bandfest Organizer
Joann Campbell - Uniform Organizer

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2015-16 School Band Calendar

Please keep these dates in mind scheduling your family activities. Go to the Calendar page on the left hand side of this page. We have updated to a Google calendar so you can sync it up with your own calendar. You can find it at Google calendar at

Upcoming Events
Thursday, March 31: Symphonic Band/Concert Band Pre-Festival Concert - 6:00 PM @ Basic Academy Theater
Saturday, April 2: Winter Drumline and Color Guard Contest #3 @ Desert Oasis HS
           Color Guard - 12:57 PM
           Drumline - 3:21 PM
Tuesday, April 5: Symphonic Band/Concert Band Festival @ Durango HS
           Concert Band - 2:30 PM (Students will leave during the school day)
           Symphonic Band - 7:30 PM; Call Time 4:00 PM
Saturday, April 9: Winter Drumline and Color Guard Finals @ Foothill HS
           Color Guard - 12:14 PM
           Drumline - 2:16 PM
Tuesday, April 12: Jazz Cafe @ Basic HS Cafeteria - 6:00 PM
           More Information Coming Soon
Tuesday, April 19: Jazz Pre-Festival Concert @ Basic HS Theater - 6:00 PM
Saturday, April 23: Heritage Days Parade in Downtown Henderson
           All Band Students Participate!
Wednesday, April 27: Jazz Festival Performances @ Las Vegas HS
           Jazz 2 Performance Time TBD
           Jazz 1 Performance Time TBD
Thursday, April 28 - Sunday, May 2: Reno Jazz Festival Trip (Jazz 1 students only)

Intermediate Band Pre-Festival Concert

Students in both the Symphonic Band and Concert Band are gearing up for their performances at Festival next Week. Both bands, along with the Green Valley High School Concert Band, will be performing a Pre-Festival concert this Thursday, March 31 in the Basic Theater at 6:00 PM. This concert is free of charge and open to the public so bring your friends and family as these hard-working students deserve a great audience!

We hope to see you there for some great music!!

Join us for our 2nd annual Jazz Cafe @ Basic Academy

Watch as we transform the cafeteria into a marvelous venue for you and your family to enjoy dinner and a show.
Our award-winning jazz bands will perform on stage while you enjoy a gourmet spaghetti dinner.
Tickets will be available from any jazz band member or in the band office before and after school. Prices are as follows:
$6 - individuals
$20 - family pack 4
$25 - family pack 5+

This concert was one of our most popular fundraising events last year. Please Click Here to signup to help make this one even better!

Basic Band Fees and Fines

Band fees can be paid in the band office, at the school bank or online at

Parent Alert

Parents you can check your child's band account by clicking on the Charms Music link on the left side of the page. You can also go to . At the top right under the enter button you will click on Parents/Students/Members. Basic Band's School Code is BasicHSB. the Student Area Password is your child's student number. From the Student section you can view your child's band account and view how much is still owed to the band for fees. Any funds raised above this year's fees will carry over to the following year. Please take a moment to update your information in Charms so we have accurate contacts for you and your child.

October 16, 2015

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Basic High School Band
400 North Palo Verde Road
Henderson, Nevada 89015
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