Band Bulletin #1: 8/26-8/29

Greetings, Band Parents and Students –

Thanks for a great band camp!  This is the first of several weekly bulletins that will be posted throughout the marching season.  Please take the time to read these bulletins carefully, as they contain important updates and reminders for the coming week.
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THIS WEEK:

TUESDAY, 8/26 – Rehearsal and “MEET THE BAND” PREVIEW SHOW (6-9)
*Note – Students will wear their black band T-shirt for the preview show!
*Have your FLIP FOLDER
6:00 pm – Brief Meeting in the Auditorium
6:20-8:00 pm – Rehearsal in the Stadium
8:30 pm – PREVIEW SHOW… tell your family and friends!

WEDNESDAY, 8/27 – FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
Remember, all students will report to MARCHING BAND 5th PERIOD!

  • If you are enrolled in Symphonic Band, you will report to LUNCH 4th period, and Marching Band 5th period.
  • Students enrolled in Concert Winds/Wind Ensemble will follow their schedules as printed, reporting to band 5th and eating lunch as indicated.
  • Remember to have proper footwear for marching!

FRIDAY, 8/29 – FIRST FOOTBALL GAME vs. Holy Name (CT – 5:00)
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OTHER INFO:

HALFTIME MEMORIZATION CHECKS – Must be completed by Friday 9/5

Students must complete a Memorization Check on ALL HALFTIME MUSIC by next Friday 9/5, by performing their music for Mr. Wyse, Mrs. Astey, or Mr. Griffin (percussion is assessed by Mr. Sark/Mr. Taylor). Students will be allowed to perform in groups of 2 or 3, on the same instrument. We will have signups posted beginning this week, and all students must sign up for a time.

Students who are not completely memorized may continue to use flip folders until they are able to demonstrate full knowledge of the music. Remember, we – and the student leaders, are here to help you! And we only sound our best with 100% participation!
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Thank you for a great start to the season!

Best,
Jason Wyse