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Welcome to the Graves County Elementary Schools 5th & 6th Grade Bands Webpage!
We are proud of our bands'  past accomplishments and look forward to a great 2012-13 season.
Please refresh each page regularly for the latest information concerning the bands!

Ellis Shelby
Graves County Elementary Schools
Phone 270-293 - 9523

Mrs. Shelby's Band Blog

In 2006, Ellis Shelby was named Elementary Band Director for the Graves County Schools. 
Mrs. Shelby also serves as assistant director for both Graves County Middle School and Graves County High School.   

In 2002, Mrs. Shelby received her Bachelor of Music Education from Murray State University where she is currently perusing her Masters of Music Education.  She began her career teaching in the marching arts in 1999 as a paraprofessional, and was involved with the Kentucky State Finalist Murray High School.  In addition, Mrs. Shelby has also spent time with the Ekilpse Drum and Bugle Corps, filling the role of Assistant Corps Director.   

A native of Murray, KY, Mrs. Shelby has played saxophone with professional and university ensembles including the Murray State University Wind Ensemble, Murray State Jazz Ensemble I, and the Paducah Symphony Orchestra.   

Mrs. Shelby resides in Murray with her husband Jason and her children Virginia and Wesley.

Graves County Elementary Schools 5th & 6th Grade Bands Upcoming Events

Winter Concert – 12/7/12 at 6:30 PM in the GCHS Performing Arts Center

Parent Appreciation Concert – 3/14/13 at 6 PM in the GCHS Gym

Spring Concert – 5/6/13 at 6:30 PM in the GCHS Performing Arts Center


Rehearsal Schedule:

First-Year Band After-School Practice - Tuesdays - 3:30 - 4:20 @ GCMS Band Room

Second-Year Band After-School Practice - Wednesdays - 3:30 - 4:20 @ GCMS Band Room (No practice on early release days)

In School Schedule:
Monday: Lowes, Central

Tuesday: Wingo, Cuba
Wednesday: Farmington
Thursday: Fancy Farm
Friday: Symsonia, Sedalia 

Graves County Elementary Schools 5th & 6th Grade Bands News & Information

1st-Year Information - New Members

2nd-Year Information - Returning Members


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