How to Choose Your First Instrument

How to Choose Your First Instrument

Your Introduction to 6th Grade Band So you have finally decided that you want to join the 6th Grade Band at North Windy Ridge. Congratulations! But now you need to make the biggest choice, and often the most stressful choice; what instrument do I want to play? This...
Can I do band in High School?

Can I do band in High School?

An Open Letter to Incoming Freshman…   “Can I do band in High School?” Many incoming freshman that participated in middle school band ask themselves this question every year, and unfortunately many of those that decide “no” is the best answer are surprisingly ill...
What it Means to be in Marching Band

What it Means to be in Marching Band

What it Means to be in Marching Band at North Buncombe High School    The best part about being at North Buncombe High School is the marching band. This is where hundreds of students come together to make music and a story. They do this by playing classic recognizable...
For the 1st Year Band Students NBHS

For the 1st Year Band Students NBHS

                   So You Want To Do Band? Great choice, welcome to the Blackhawk Band Family! Our band program started officially in 1959 and has  seen thousands of students come through. Many of them just play for fun, because they love music, and some of them go on...