Welcome to our 2020-2021 school year!
Welcome BCMS "Band of Excellence"
I would like to welcome all students and parents to the 2020-2021 school year.
The BCMS band has so many great things prepared for the upcoming school year and we are happy YOU will be a part of it. We will be using Class Dojo and Google Classroom as a way to communicate with parents and students in the program.
If you have any questions, please feel free to email me.
Meet Mr. Speering
Mr. Samuel Speering is in his fourth year teaching at Burke County Middle School. A native of Augusta, GA, Mr. Speering graduated from Augusta University, where he received his bachelor's degree in Music Education. While at Augusta University, Mr. Speering was appointed principal trumpet of the Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, and Brass Quintet. Prior to joining the staff at Burke County Middle School, Mr. Speering completed his student teaching at Grovetown Middle School and assisted the Grovetown High School marching band. He remains active as a performer and private instructor, having performed with groups such as the Savannah River Winds, the Augusta Choral Society, the Aiken Concert Band, and the Augusta Concert Band. Mr. Speering is a member of the Georgia Music Educators Association, the National Association of Music Education, the International Trumpet Guild, and the National Band Association.
In addition to teaching, Mr. Speering enjoys practicing his trumpet, bass guitar, playing his ps4/switch, watching movies and listening to podcasts.
We are using Google Classroom to connect with our students and parents this year. Every student will receive assignments through this platform.