Here’s what we have on the go this week:
1.) Band Classes in Period 1 and 2:
Monday – Band 10 in Period 1
Tuesday – Band 9 in Period 1, Band 11/12 in Period 2.
Wednesday – Band 10 in Period 1
Thursday – Band 9 in Period 1, Band 11/12 in Period 2.
Friday – Band 9 in Period 1
Grade 9/10 Practice Cards: Continue recording for week 23, turn in week 22 for marking, please.
2.) Morning/Lunch/After School Rehearsals:
Monday – Sr. Concert Band at 7:30am, Jr. Jazz Band at Lunch, Pit Orchestra at 3:15pm.
Tuesday – Sr. Jazz at 7:30am, Jr. Jazz Band at Lunch, None.
Wednesday – Sr. Concert Band at 7:30am, Tour Band Rehearsal at Lunch, Pit Band Dress Rehearsal #2 at 5:00pm.
Thursday – Tour Band Rehearsal at 7:30am, None.
Friday – Jr. Concert Band at 7:30am.
3.) Pit Orchestra Schedule
Sun. Feb 21st 6:30pm – 8:30pm (Last Sunday Rehearsal!!)
Mon. Feb 22nd 3:15pm-4:45pm
Wed. Feb 24th Dress Rehearsal #2 5pm-10pm
Friday, Feb 26th – Opening Night/Show #1 (Call time = 6:30pm)
Saturday, Feb 27th – Show #2 (Call time = 6:30pm)
**Reminder… Wed. Mar. 2nd Refresher Rehearsal (Run tricky numbers/sections from first 2 shows).
Week 2 Shows: Thu. Mar 3rd, Fri. Mar 4th, and Sat. Mar 5th at 7:30pm (6:30pm call time for pit orchestra). There are 2 matinee performances. These are on Saturday March 5th (This one is a sing-along!) and on Sunday March 6th at 2:00pm (1:00pm call time for pit orchestra). Tickets are available through the main office ($12 Adults, $10 Students).
Bravo to the cast, crew, and orchestra members involved in Mary Poppins! Sincere appreciation goes out to the pit orchestra members who rehearsed all day on Friday and Saturday. Way to go, folks! We hope you will come and see this show. It’s pretty supercalifragilisticexpialidocious if you ask us. :)
4.) Mothers Day Hanging Basket Sales
We have kicked off our annual Mother’s Day Hanging Basket sales campaign early! All students received an order/information form in their band class. This is a wonderful way to raise funds for your individual student account. Student accounts can be used to buy music, instruments, private lessons, or school supplies.
Please check out our Hanging Basket page on the band website for more information and for downloadable order forms: http://spectrumbandvictoria.weebly.com/mothers-day-baskets.html
Orders are due no late than Friday, March 11th. Please turn in orders to the school’s main office after Wednesday, March 9th as Mr. Davis will be away on tour.
Please direct questions to Mrs. Nancy Wong firstname.lastname@example.org or (250-812-2303)
5.) Upcoming Dates & Reminders
March 7th – Tour Meeting at 7:30pm in the Band Room with Mr. House (All tour band members and at least one parent must attend).
March 8th – Jr Jazz Band performs at Glanford Middle School Cabaret Night (7:30pm call time in full uniform, perform from 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
March 9th – Tour Departs! 4:45am call time for loading crew, 5:00am call time for everybody else!
March 9-11 - Period 1 and 2 classes will be all Phys. Ed, and Band English as I will be away.
Have a great week!
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