Thanks to everyone that came out to our (SUNNY!) Bottle Drive today! 56 students, parents, family members, and friends raised $1283 for the band account and individual student accounts! Sweet!
1.) Band Classes
Monday – Band 9
Tuesday – Band 10, Band 11/12
Wednesday – Band 9
Thursday – Band 10, Band 11/12
Friday – Band 9
***Practice Cards for Week 11 can be turned in. On to week 12!
2.) Band Rehearsals
No changes to morning, lunch, and after-school classes/rehearsals. :)
3.) Poinsettia Sales End on Monday!
Don't forget that Poinsettia Orders are due on Monday, November 26th by 3:00pm!
4.) Band Parents Meeting (Rescheduled from last week)
The Band Parents will be meeting on Wednesday night at 7:00pm in the Library. All parents are welcome to attend
5.) Marching Band Drums/Gloves/Sweaters
If you haven't already done so, please return any gloves, snare drums, black drum sticks, and colour party sweaters on Monday. Thanks to everyone who has brought these back already. :)
6.) Concert DVDs Ready!
The Back In Action Concert DVDs are ready to be picked up from my office. Thanks to Spectrum's Media Arts Program (Mr. René Schwarz) for producing these for us! DVDs are $12 each if you would still like to buy one.
7.) Tuba Christmas 2012
Tuba Christmas is an annual Victoria music event that features 50-60 tuba and baritone/euphonium players performing carols in Market Square. This year it is on Saturday December 1st. As always, a large group of Spectrum tubas and baritone players want to attend! There is a rehearsal in the morning at the Uvic School of Music with a concert in the afternoon. See me if you need a folding stand and don't forget to dress warm!
The schedule for the day is as follows:
9:00am – Registration at Uvic School of Music ($1 to register, you must a purchase one of the carol books for $18 – see me if this is a problem)
9:30am – 11:30am – Rehearsal conducted by Eugene Dowling, Uvic's tuba professor
11:30am – Break for Lunch and travel downtown
1:00pm – Concert in Market Square (downtown, Entrances on Johnson Street)
3:00pm – Concert finishes, group picture, Head home.
7.) Winter Concert
Our Winter Concert is on December 13th at 7:00pm in the Old Gym – all jazz bands and concert bands will be performing. Visit the Concerts Page to download and share the concert poster. If you are able to share this with family, friends, and on Facebook and Twitter it would be greatly appreciated. Don't forget to "Like" the Spectrum Community School Band on Facebook and share our posters and events!
Thanks, everyone! Enjoy your weekend.