Thanks to everyone in the marching band for your performance at the 2013 Provincial Soccer Tournament on Saturday! I think this was a strong start to the marching season. Thank you to Morgan, Kyla, and Sharon for volunteering to sing our national anthem at the beginning of the game!
We now turn our focus to the parades. Attendance at morning rehearsals this week is REALLY important (spacing, turning, marching precision will be a focus).
1.) Band Classes
Monday - Band 10, Band 11/12
Tuesday - Band 9
Wednesday - Band 10, Band 11/12
Thursday - Band 9
Friday - NONE (PRO D)
2.) Morning Band
Monday - Marching Band
Tuesday - Marching Band
Wednesday - Marching Band
Thursday - Marching Band
Friday - NONE (PRO-D)
3.) Thursday, May 16 - Jr. Jazz Band performs for Grade 8s
The Junior Jazz Band will be performing for incoming Grade 8 students in the theatre at 1:00pm.
3.) Sunday, May 19 - Weekend Band Practice at Camosun College
The Marching Band will have a final parade practice on Sunday, May 19 in the Camosun College (Interurban Campus) Parking Lot from 6:00pm - 7:00pm. Please arrive BEFORE 6:00pm to get set-up. Uniforms are not needed.
4.) Monday, May 20 - Victoria Day Parade
Students will need to meet at MAYFAIR MALL at 7:45am on Monday morning in full uniform. We are in section D which means we are in the second half of the parade. A detailed running order will be emailed home at the beginning of the week.
Upcoming Dates to Note:
Thursday 16 May – Grade 8 Orientation Day (Jr. Jazz, 1pm, Theatre)
Sunday, 19 May – Weekend Marching Band Practice (6pm – 7pm,Camosun Interurban Campus)
Monday, 20 May – Victoria Day Parade (Marching Band, Mayfair Mall, 7:45am call time)
Saturday, 25 May –Bottle Drive (9am-1pm, Parking Lot)
Wednesday, 29 May –Band Parent Meeting (7pm – Library)
Saturday, 1 June – Oak Bay Tea Party Parade (Marching Band, 9am call time in Oak Bay)
Tuesday, 4 June – Year End Concert (All Bands, Alix Goolden Performance Hall, 6pm call, 7pm start)
Saturday, 8 June – Esquimalt Buccaneer Day Parade (Marching Band, 8am call time)
Thursday, 13 June – Awards Night (Sr Jazz Band, 6pm call, 6:30pm start)
Saturday, 15 June – Final Bottle Drive and Appreciation BBQ (9am-3pm)
Saturday, 15 June – Uniform Return (9am-2pm)
Monday, 17 June – Uniform Return (6pm-8pm)
Wednesday, 19 June – AGM Band Parent Association Meeting (7pm – Library)
Sunday, 30 June - Sr. Jazz Band performs at TD Victoria International JazzFest (11:15am-1:15pm)
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