Here’s what we have on the go this week:
1.) Period 1 & 2 Classes
No change to schedule.
Friday = Band 10 in Period 1, Band 11/12 in Period 2.
Band 9/10 Practice Cards – Turn in week 30. Start Week 31.
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.) BCMEA Honour Ensemble Deadline
The deadline for submitting BCMEA honour band, choir, and jazz auditions is April 11th. If you need help with recording your audition please speak to me ASAP. Please remember that there is paperwork that needs to be filled out by me and Mr. House if you intend to audition. Visit www.bctf.ca/bcmea for more information.
4.) Bottle Drive – Saturday, April 12th
Don’t forget about out Bottle Drive on Saturday from 9am to 1pm. We need lots of students and parents out to continue to make these successful. Remember, if you are a new driver we will need a photocopy of your insurance and driver’s license as well as a form filled out. These are available in the school office if you can do this prior to Saturday.
5.) Jr. Band Performs at Hampton Little League Opening – Sunday, April 13th
The Jr. Concert Band will be performing on Sunday, April 13th at the Hampton Little League Opening Ceremonies. This is a rain or shine performance.
Please note the times below:
10:30 – Crew Sets Up on Field
11:00am – CALL TIME for all band students in full uniform. (No change rooms on site)
11:20am - Warm–up and tuning
11:30am – Pre Show Music
12:00pm – Ceremonies Start
12:40pm - Pack–up, Go home.
Please make sure that you take everything that you need for the concert home on Friday or during the Bottle Drive on Saturday!
We are still in need of trucks and vans to help transport chairs, stands, percussion and amps to the ball field. If you can help in any way please email me ASAP.
Student volunteers are still needed to help set-up as well. I cannot do this on my own!
6.) Jr. Band/Jr. Jazz Spring Concert - 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 crew of 12-15 students is still needed to help set-up the gym. If you can help out with this please sign up in the band room ASAP. Click HERE to download the poster for this concert – your help in sharing this via email, Facebook, and Twitter is greatly appreciated!
7.) Dates To Note
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, 11:00am 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)!
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