I hope you had a great weekend! Thanks to everyone that came out to the Bottle Drive on Saturday! We made just over $1200 for student accounts and for the program.
Here is what we have on the go for this week. Can you believe that it's almost June?
Monday – Band 10, Band 11/12
Tuesday – Band 9
Wednesday - Band 10, Band 11/12
Thursday - Band 9
Friday - Band 10, Band 11/12
PRACTICE CARDS: LAST WEEK! (Week 36) Complete and turn in for marking next week. :)
2.) Morning Rehearsals
Monday – Sr. Concert Band
Tuesday – Sr. Concert Band
Wednesday – Sr. Jazz Band
Thursday – Sr. Concert Band
Friday – Final Jr. Concert Band
**Please attend all rehearsals and classes as we are preparing for the year end concert.
3.) Oak Bay Tea Party Parade – Saturday, June 1st.
Please read the running order for the Oak Bay Tea Party Parade on Saturday. We will be meeting at 9:00am at Windsor Park in Oak Bay. A map has been provided. Please, remember to wear sunscreen if it's a nice day (Some of you looked a little… crispy… at the end of the last parade….).
4.) Year End Band Concert – Tuesday, June 4th – 7:00pm at the Victoria Conservatory Of Music (Alix Goolden Hall, 900 Johnson Street)
Our Year End Concert is coming up quickly. A running order will be available mid-week once I have finalized a few more details with the VCM staff. CHECK OUT OUR YEAR END CONCERT POSTER. Please share this with your friends and family and share on Facebook and Twitter. It would be wonderful to PACK the Alix Goolden Hall to support Spectrum's amazing student musicians. Admission is by donation to the Band Program (not to the Victoria Conservatory).
5.) Glanford Year End Concert / Ms. Gerrits' Last Concert
Glanford's Middle School's Year End Concert is on Tuesday, May 28th at 7:00pm on the school gym. This is Pam Gerrits' last concert at GMS at she has become a Vice Principal in the Sooke School District. :( GLANFORD BAND GRADS - it would be so special for her if you were to attend this concert and show your support for Ms. G as many of you got your start in music with her. :) Her email is firstname.lastname@example.org should you want to contact her by email.
6.) Upcoming Dates to Note
While we are getting towards the end of the year, please remember that we have several important dates and performances coming up!
Wednesday, 29 May –Band Parent Meeting (7pm – Library)
Saturday, 1 June – Oak Bay Tea Party Parade (Marching Band, 9am call time in Oak Bay)
Tuesday, 4 June – Year End Concert (All Bands, Alix Goolden Performance Hall, 6pm call, 7pm start)
Saturday, 8 June – Esquimalt Buccaneer Day Parade (Marching Band, 8am call time)
Thursday, 13 June – Awards Night (Sr Jazz Band, 6pm call, 6:30pm start)
Saturday, 15 June – Final Bottle Drive and Appreciation BBQ (9am-3pm)
Saturday, 15 June – Uniform Return (9am-2pm)
Monday, 17 June – Uniform Return (6pm-8pm)
Wednesday, 19 June – AGM Band Parent Association Meeting (7pm – Library)
Sunday, 30 June - Sr. Jazz Band performs at TD Victoria International JazzFest (11:15am-1:15pm)
Thanks everyone! Finish strong!