Marching Clinics May 16-19

BWHS Wind and Percussion Clinics are next week Monday May 16th through Thursday May 19th. All who will be in band at Bentonville West next year are required to attend. Color Guard are excused except for uniform measurement on Thursday (see below). 

When: 4:30-6pm

Where: BHS West Gym

What to bring: WHITE shirt, athletic clothes (no jeans), Tennis Shoes, Water Bottle, Marching Instrument (marching baritones, mellophones, sousaphones will be provided-bring your mouthpiece. Percussion bring sticks/mallets if you can).

Other info: 9th Grade football- Coach Jones will allow you to leave 15 minutes early from football to come to band rehearsal on Tuesday and Thursday. Those of you who have a choir concert on Monday are excused from Monday's clinic. 

Choir Concert Students.... Please email Mr. Ortiz and let him know you will miss Monday.


Uniform Measurements- After the clinic each day we will be measuring the students for uniforms. Every student must be measured. See the schedule below...

  • Monday- All Current Sophomores and Freshman Brass/Percussion
  • Tuesday- All Freshman WW's and 8th Grade WW's
  • Wednesday- All 8th grade Brass/Percussion
  • Thursday- All Color Guard/Measurement Make up day (colorguard we can start at 5:30)

We are looking for volunteers to help measure students. The more volunteers we have the faster the process will go. We have plenty of instructions on what needs to be done and how to properly measure the students. If you are interested in volunteering please click this link to the sign up genius.  


Last thing.....

Thursday after clinic everyone is invited to come and hang out at Yum Yo's here in Bentonville for the very first Wolverine Band Dine-Out night. A percentage of the sales that night will go to the Wolverine Band Program!! 




Questions? Email Mr. Ortiz at