Here's what we are looking at for this week. Thanks to everyone who sold Mothers Day Hanging Baskets and to the Marching Band for an excellent Spring start-up!
1.) Morning Rehearsals
Monday - Jr. Jazz Band
Tuesday - Sr. Concert Band
Wednesday - Sr. Jazz Band
Thursday - Marching Band
Friday - None (Good Friday)
Monday 2 April - Band 9
Tuesday 3 April - Band 10, Band 11/12
Wednesday 4 April - Band 9
Thursday 5 April - Band 10, Band 11/12
3.) Requirements and Practice Cards (Band 9 and 10) are due on Thursday by 5:00pm. No lates can be accepted. Please refer to my previous emails for ways to submit your playing requirements. I will be in my office after school each day until 5pm for students wishing to complete requirements with me.
4.) Photos from the Band Tour - photos have been uploaded to Facebook and you can view them by following this link. You do not need Facebook to view them: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.185660821551277.38456.103143009803059&&l=ae056e4f7a
Important Upcoming Performances:
1.) Hampton Little League Opening (6th year in a row!) - All members of the Jr. Concert Band will be performing at the Hampton Little League opening ceremonies on Sunday April 15th. The call time for students is 11:30am at Hampton Park (Near Tillicum Mall). A running order will be made available this week once I have confirmed details with the ceremony organizers. Parents, we are in need of help with transporting chairs, stands and equipment from the school - if you have a truck and can help with this, please email me ASAP.
2.) A Touch of New Orleans Jazz and Dessert Night - On Friday, April 20th, Spectrum Band produces our large program fundraiser. "New Orleans Night" features performances from the jazz bands while we serve delectable desserts from Cakes Etc. ALL students are required to participate in this event (those who are not in a jazz band will sign up for set-up, take-down, serving, and food-preparation shifts). Please mark this date on your calendar! More infromation will be available soon.
There is a Band Parents Association Meeting on Wednesday, April 11th - a large portion of this meeting will be used for planning and arranging for New Orleans Night. Parents, If you are interested in helping out with this event please attend.Thanks to Maureen Butler, Carol Davis, and Sue Issel, we have a TON of prizes and Silent Auction items up for grabs at this event. Do check it out!
Thanks everyone! Have a great week!
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