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Saxophone stolen from Juneau middle school silence.Juneau police believe someone stole a tenor saxophone from Floyd Dryden Middle School. The school's band teacher reported the expensive $2,500 Aristocrat instrument as "missing or stolen" last Friday, and it still hasn't...
Charter school gets new teachers, needs more kids

Mike Bucy is glad Juneau families have a choice. A band teacher at Floyd Dryden Middle school, his wife is homeschooling one of their children while the other is enrolled at the Juneau Community...
Sounds of the Capital City local performers, and the ability to try some instruments in a hands-on exhibit. Thunder Mountain High School band teacher Brian Van Kirk and Juneau Brass and Winds owner Bill Paulick will provide instruments, education and demonstrations...
School concerts cancelled

...We're not paid for putting on any concert outside our school day. We never have been," said Brian VanKirk, the band teacher at Thunder Mountain.Music teachers met during last week's Juneau Education Association general membership meeting...
Literary journal Cirque releases eighth issue

...remedial math in a room with kids who can't reada gang girl who slaps me for a wearing a blue bandana. I'm from a band teacher with a skin condition who dared to teach us, who everyonesaid I was sleeping with. And also from a house on a river...
Heads Up!

...the system to be educated at home, just so they can participate in something they love?If my local middle school band teacher had taken away my coronet, I would not have been able to mangle "Taps" at a Kake Memorial Day Ceremony.Point being...
Juneau Wind Ensemble and TMHS Symphonic Band to perform Saturday

...young and new instrumentalists an opportunity to perform with the some of the best instrumentalists in Juneau. TMHS band teacher, Brian Van Kirk, plays saxophone in the Juneau Wind Ensemble.Formerly the Juneau Concert Band, the Juneau Wind...
Floyd Dryden students open 'Oliver' at TMHS

...Bart. Kolden's team members in organizing the production are Missouri Smyth, musical director, and Mike Bucy, band teacher at FDMS. Student musicians, led by Smyth in the pit, provide the accompanying score. Smyth said, when she was hired...
Parents concerned Dryden band could be reduced

...and all could be accommodated in one large class. But band teacher Scott Black said he had surveyed the 91 seventh-grade...rests with the principal. In an interview, Black, the band teacher, said Milliron should have taken parent opinion into...
The Juneau Volunteer Marching Band Returns

...students, said band director, sixth-year member and Floyd Dryden Middle School band teacher Scott Black. Black and Juneau-Douglas High School band teacher Ken Guiher have helped recruit players from JDHS. "It's been nice to see," Black...
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