Congratulations to our Senior Concert Band for a great show on Thursday night in the theatre! Thank you to everyone that came out to support our performers and our composers/arrangers (Sharon, Cam, Alex, Seb). Great work, everyone!
Band this Week:
1.) Music Monday (Tomorrow, May 5th) – Grade 9 and 10 students will be performing at Marigold Elementary school tomorrow from 9:50am – 10:10am. We will walk over (Marigold is next door), stand and perform our 2 marching band pieces. Grade 9 students – you must have their instruments at school tomorrow and you will be leaving PE at 9:40am. All grades 9s and 10s have been excused from the first 15 minutes of Period 2.
2.) Marching Band Practices/Victoria Day Parade
The Marching Band will practice on the following days as we lead up to the Victoria Day Parade. Participation in these rehearsals is mandatory.
Tuesday, May 6 – 7:30am
Thursday, May 8 – 7:30am
Friday, May 9 – 7:30am
Monday, May 12 – 7:30am
Tuesday, May 13 – 7:30am
Wednesday, May 14 – 7:30am
Weekend Practice: Sunday, May 18 – 6:00pm to 7:00pm at Spectrum.
***Parade Day = Monday, May 19. Call time is 7:45am at Mayfair Mall Parking Lot or on an adjacent side street. I will be sending out a detailed running order as soon as I receive our marshalling information from the parade organizer.
3.) Period 1 & 2 Classes This Week
No change to schedule.
Friday = Band 10 in Period 1, Band 11/12 in Period 2 (9s to PE)
Band 9/10 Practice Cards – Turn in week 34. Start Week 35.
4.) Morning/Lunch/After-School Rehearsals
All lunch rehearsals are running as scheduled.
Morning Band (Note changes to Tuesday, Thursday and Friday):
Monday - Sr. Concert Band
Tuesday – Marching Band
Wednesday – Sr. Concert Band
Thursday - Marching Band
Friday - Marching Band
***Please make sure your student is attending marching band practices. Participation is a graded component in (morning) jr/sr concert band marks. Our first parade is coming up soon. Thank you!
5.) Upcoming Dates to Note
Monday, 5 May – Music Monday with Marigold Elementary (Jr. Band, 9:50am – 10:10am, Marigold School)
15-16 May – Band Tour to MusicFest “The Nationals” (Jr. and Sr. Concert Bands, Details TBA)
Sunday, 18 May – Weekend Marching Band Practice (6pm – 7pm, Spectrum Field)
Monday, 19 May – Victoria Day Parade (Marching Band, Mayfair Mall, 7:45am call time)
Saturday, 24 May – Bottle Drive (9am-1pm, Parking Lot)
Wednesday, 28 May – Band Parent Meeting (7pm, Library)