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
Bri Marks - 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
Friday, November 13: Football Playoff Home Game vs. Canyon Springs
Friday, November 13: FINAL Payment for marching band (all fees must be paid in full by this date)
Saturday, November 14: MBOS Nevada Championships @ Sierra Vista
Friday, November 20: Football Playoffs (TBD)
Tuesday, November 24: Banquet & Awards - 6:00 PM
Saturday, November 28: Football Playoffs (TBD)
Thursday, December 10: Winter Concert

Nevada Championship @ Sierra Vista High School
Saturday, November 14


7:00 AM - Band room open
7:30 AM - Arrive at Basic HS for rehearsal
8:00 AM - Rehearsal begins in the stadium
10:00 AM - Rehearsal ends (get things together, eat brunch (provided), and load the truck)
11:30 AM - Leave Basic High School for Sierra Vista High School (go to the restroom before leaving)
12:00 PM - Arrive at Sierra Vista High School (go to the restroom, get instruments out, and unload the truck)
1:42 PM - Warm-up
2:27 PM - Transit to Stadium
2:47 PM - PERFORM!!!
3:00 PM - Take pictures, go back to the truck, put away instruments (not percussion equipment) and shakos, and then head back to the stands for awards (move together)
4:15 PM - Awards
4:35 PM - Warmup for finals or Depart Sierra Vista High School (Based off of preliminary performance)
Performance time in finals is dependent on placing during prelims.
6:00-8:36 pm - Finals performance, Watch other bands
8:30 pm - Line up for full retreat for awards (everyone lines up in uniform for awards)
9:15 pm - Awards
10:00 pm - Depart Sierra Vista High School
10:30 pm - Arrive at Basic High School, clean-up and go home!

Winter Band Concert

The wind ensemble, concert band, and both jazz bands gave fabulous performances at the first concert of the school year on October 22.

The next time to see the bands in concert is just under four weeks away on Thursday, December 10 at 6 PM for our Winter Concert in the theater!

Tickets will be available one hour before the concert - $2 for adults and $1 for children. All bands will be performing:

Wind Ensemble
Concert Band
Symphonic Band
Jazz Ensemble I (Advanced)
Jazz Ensemble II (Intermediate)

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

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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