Thanks for a great first week back after Spring Break. Kids were working hard and were a pleasure to work with throughout the week. Thanks to everyone that completed their Term 3 requirements. On to term 4 – only 3 months left!!?!
Students: If you submitted requirements online but DID NOT get an email back from me with a mark, please see me ASAP.
Also, please make sure that you are practicing for Marching Band as part of your home practice routine!
1.) Period 1 & 2 Classes
No change to schedule.
Friday = Band 9 in Period 1.
Band 9/10 Practice Cards – Turn in week 29. Start Week 30.
2.) Morning/Lunch/After-School Rehearsals
All lunch rehearsals are running as scheduled.
Morning Band (Note change on Wednesday):
Monday - Sr. Concert Band
Tuesday – Sr. Jazz Band
Wednesday - MARCHING BAND
Thursday - Jr. Jazz Band
Friday - Jr. Concert Band
3.) Sr. Concert Band Country Grocer Performance on Saturday, April 5th
Please stand-by for more details about this performance (Sr. Concert Band). I am still waiting to hear back form Country Grocer’s management about this gig.
Thanks for your patience!
4.) Jr. Concert Band Performs at Hampton Little League on Sunday, April 13th
The Jr. Concert Band will again be performing for the Hampton Little League ceremonies (last year we were unable to perform due to so much rain and mud on the field). Details are coming as I work with the organizers.
10:30 – Crew Sets Up on Field
11:00am – CALL TIME for all band students
11:20am - Warm–up and tuning
11:30am – Pre Show Music
12:00pm – Ceremonies Start
12:40pm - Pack–up, Go home.
***Parents with vans/trucks - if you are able to help with moving equipment please let me know! We have a lot of gear to move (chairs, stands, amps, percussion etc.)
5.) Jr. Band/Jr. Jazz Spring Concert on Tuesday, April 15th
Our annual Spring concert with Glanford and Colquitz is on Tuesday, April 15th at 7:00pm in the Old Gym. Spectrum Jr. Jazz and Jr. Concert Band students need to be at the school by 6:00pm in full uniform. We hope to see you there! A detailed running order will be available at the end of the week. A crew of 12-15 students is need to help set-up the gym. If you can help out with this please sign up in the band room ASAP.
6.) Dates To Note
Monday, 31 March – Germany Tour Payment Due ($300, cheques to “Spectrum Band Parents Association”
Saturday, 5 April – Royal Oak Country Grocer Performance (Sr. Concert Band, 9:40am call, 10:00am start)
Wednesday, 9 April – Band Parent Meeting (7pm, Library)
Saturday, 12 April – Bottle Drive (9am-1pm, Parking Lot) ***
Sunday, 13 April – Hampton Little League Opening Ceremonies (Jr. Band, 111:00am call, 11:30am start)
Tuesday, 15 April – Jr. Band and Jr. Jazz Spring Concert with GMS/CMS (6:00pm Call, 7:00pm Start, Old Gym)
Friday, 25 April – ‘A Touch of New Orleans’ Jazz & Dessert Night Fundraiser (All Students, 7pm Start)
Friday, 25 April - Mother’s Day Basket Pick up During ‘A Touch of New Orleans’
***Please note that the date for our next Bottle Drive is now April 12th (not the 19th)!