Bryan Bands and Orchestras
Striving for the highest in musicianship and character
Mr. Semar grew up in the St. Louis area and received his Bachelor's in Music Education from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. There he studied trumpet with Jason Johnson, David Hunsicker, and Steve Erickson and studied conducting with Dr. James Saker.
In 2012 he began his teaching career at Bryan Middle in Omaha Public Schools where he teaches two bands, two orchestras, a music technology program, and works with the Bryan High band as well. He is an Omaha Chamber Music Society board member and works on the Good Vibrations program. Mr. Semar directed the Omaha All City Middle School Orchestra in 2016 and 2020.
Mr. Semar lives in Bellevue, NE with his wife Jasmine and their 3 year old son.
Parents, please use CHARMS to access our current calendar, student information, band handbook, update your information, turn in work, and so much more.
1) Go to charmsoffice.com and log in as “Parents/Students/Helpers”
2) School code is: BryanMiddle Password is your Student ID
You can access the public calendar and several other options without your child's student ID.
Charms is an office management program. I use Charms to send emails specific to the band or orchestra your child is in so I don't overload you with emails you don't need. Charms can also sync with your iphone/android calendar so you'll always be up to date even if something changes.
Download the CHARMS BLUE APP to stay connected!
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