Thomas Mettler

  • Room: 160
     
    Subjects: 6th Grade Band, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, Beginning Band
     
    tmettler@nthurston.k12.wa.us (this is my preferred form of communication)
     
    Phone: (360) 412-4760 x36160

    Daily Schedule

    • 8:00-2:00--Chinook Middle School
    • 2:30-3:00--Mountain View Elementary 

Professional Biography

  • Mr. Mettler began teaching in 1998, and has taught music for the North Thurston Public Schools since 2000. He studied music at Central Washington University and recieved his Masters in Teaching from The Evergreen State College in 1998. He studied trumpet with Geoffrey Bergler, Robert Panerio, and Tom Gause. In addition to his teaching, Mr. Mettler has performed with the Capital City Brass Quintet and does freelance trumpet playing. Mr. Mettler has also performed with the Tacoma Musical Playhouse, Olympia Jazz Senators, The Olympia Chamber Orchestra, the Masterworks Choral Ensemble, the Olympia Choral Society, and Opera Pacifica.

Announcements

Upcoming Important Dates

    • September 1-October 3, 2019

      WMEA All-State Recording Times (interested 7th-8th grade students only – highly recommended!)

      Interested students need to set up individual times with Mr. M.

      10/21 Cookie Concert, CMS Gym, 7:00 PM (7th and 8th graders only.)

      11/4 MVES First Notes Concert, Mountain View Elementary Gym, 7:00 PM (MVES Band only.)

      11/23 Cool Jazz/Clean Water Jazz Festival, Washington Center for the Performing Arts, Time:TBA (Jazz Band only)

      12/10 Ugly Sweater Concert, KCPA, 6:00 PM--6th Grade Band/Orchestra, 7th Grade Orchestra, Concert Band

      12/10 Ugly Sweater Concert, KCPA, 7:30 PM--8th Grade Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band

      1/7/2020 MVES Winter Concert, MVES Gym, 7:00 PM

      1/10 8th Grade Night with NTHS Pep Band, NTHS Band Room, 6:00 PM (8th graders only)

      2/13-2/116 All-Northwest (Selected Students)

      2/29 NTPS Middle School Honor Band, Salish Middle School, 6:30 PM

      3/4 MVES and SBES and 6th Grade Combined Concert, KCPA, 7:00 PM (6th graders only)

      3/9 CMS/NTHS Joint Concert 7:00 PM KCPA (7th and 8th Graders only)

      3/21 CMS Band and Orchestra Recital Night/Solo and Ensemble Showcase, 6:00 and 7:15 PM KCPA

      3/21 MS Instrumental Solo/Ensemble Festival, Griffin Middle School, All day (Selected Students)

      4/16-4/17 MS Large Group Festival/Assessment, SPSCC, Time TBA, Symphonic Band

      5/21 MS Percussion Ensemble Festival, KCPA, 7:00 PM (Percussion Ensemble)

      5/26 CMS/NTHS Jazz Night, KCPA, 7:00 PM Jazz Ensemble

      6/5 End of Year Concert, KCPA, 6:00 PM--6th Grade Band/Orchestra, 7th Grade Orchestra, Concert Band

      6/5 End of Year Concert, KCPA, 7:30 PM--8th Grade Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Symphonic Band