Hello! My name is Lana Hekkel; I teach music at Sidney Middle School. I graduated from Jamestown College (University of Jamestown) in 2009 and Grenora High School in 2005.
Homeroom: Middle School Band Room
Let's Go Eagles!
Helpful Music Links
Log into your band or music Google Classroom to see the latest materials and assignments.
Kjos Interactive Practice Studio
Practice exercises from your band book along with accompaniment tracks, how-to videos, and much more. Available as an app for both Android and iOS and downloadable as a program on both Mac and PC devices.
BandLab for Education
Make your own music by recording yourself, adding pre-recorded tracks, creating a drum machine beat, and more! Share your recordings with friends to collaborate.
Chrome Music Lab
Experiment with these programs to make all kinds of music online. See the page below for a few examples from the Song Maker.
Write your own music online.
Instrument Fingering Charts
Miss Sundt has uploaded fingering charts for you to use. [[See Google Classroom for updated fingering charts.]]
Purchase instruments, music, and accessories, or contact Eckroth for instrument repairs.
Purchase music online.
Northwest Festival of Music
Minot State University, usually first weekend of November
Northern Plains Music Festival
Dickinson State University, usually second weekend of November
International Music Camp
Attend music camp at the Peace Gardens this summer!
Upper Missouri Ministries Music Camp
Attend music camp at UMM this summer!
Hal Leonard My Library
Listen to accompaniment recordings of your festival pieces.