I hope you had a good weekend! Nice weather we’re having…
Thank you to the Jr. Concert Band and Band 9 class - I had an excellent report back from my TOC, Mr. Underwood, when I was away for meetings in Vancouver on Friday!
If you haven’t heard already, the Band Parents Association scrap metal drive was VERY successful! Congratulations, everyone! We raised $5000!!!
We have a busy week ahead with the Fine Arts Showcase performances. I hope you will all consider attending a performance ($5 tickets available at the door or at the school office) to see the amazing work done by students in band, dance, musical theatre, strings, media arts, stagecraft, and visual arts.
1.) Fine Arts Showcase Performances
All performances are in FULL uniform (this includes long black socks, clean and ironed white dress shirt, and band shoes. No exceptions.)
***Please note changes to the bands required on Thursday and Friday during the day (due to time constraints)
*** The Pit Orchestra is the only band required for the rehearsal on Monday evening (7:00pm call time) - Sorry!
Wednesday, 15 January – Fine Arts Showcase: Jr. Concert Band (6:45pm call, 7:30pm start, Theatre)
Thursday, 16 January – Fine Arts Showcase for for Middle Schools: Sr. Concert Band, (2 shows: 8:50am call and 12:50pm call)
Thursday, 16 January – Fine Arts Showcase: Sr. Concert Band (6:45pm call, 7:30pm start, Theatre)
Friday, 17 January – Fine Arts Showcase for Spectrum Students: Sr. Jazz Band (3 shows: 9:20am, 11:15am, 12:25pm call times)
Friday, 17 January – Fine Arts Showcase: Sr. Jazz Band (6:45pm call, 7:30pm start, Theatre)
***The Pit Orchestra will perform at all of the FA showcases (last number of the evening, with Sr. Musical Cast)
1.) Band Classes This Week
All classes are running as per the normal schedule (half playing / half study block).
Please make sure that you have music and instruments and are prepared to play in class.
Please make use of any study time given to prepare for exams/final tests.
2.) Band 9 and 10 Practice Cards – Turn in Week 18. Start week 19.
3.) Morning / Lunch / After School Classes - Please note changes. :)
Monday – Sr. Concert Band / Jr. Jazz Band / Pit Orchestra Cancelled after school. 7:00pm dress rehearsal with cast in theatre (as discussed on Thursday).
Tuesday – Sr. Jazz Band / Jr. Jazz Band / None.
Wednesday – Sr. Concert Band / Sr. Jazz Band / Pit Orchestra Cancelled after school.
Thursday – Jr. Jazz Cancelled in AM. / Sr. Jazz Cancelled at lunch. / Pit Orchestra Cancelled after school.
Friday – Jr. Concert Band Cancelled in AM / Extra help at Lunch / Extra Help after school.
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