Band Bulletin #18: 12/9-12/15 – HOLIDAY CONCERT

Thank you to everyone who helped with Citrus Fruit delivery on Saturday! Special shout out to Allison Winokur and Barb Wisniewski for organizing another successful sale. We are very thankful for all their hard work!

Congratulations to David Nowacki and Lauren Donnella on their acceptance into the Kent State University Honor Band! Jacob Zywiec and Abby Kovach were also selected as alternates. We are excited and proud to have so many students that have been recognized for honor bands this year.

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HOLIDAY BAND CONCERT

This Thursday, December 13th, is our BBHHS Holiday Band Concert at 7:00pm in the BBHHS Auditorium. The concert will feature Jazz Ensemble, Symphonic Band Crimson, Symphonic Band Gold, Concert Winds, and Wind Ensemble playing a great collection of festive works. This is a REQUIRED PERFORMANCE for all students. Students must stay for the entire concert to receive full credit. 

CALL TIME IS 6:30PM!

Groups will meet in the following areas:

JAZZ ENSEMBLE – Side Stage
SYMPHONIC CRIMSON – On Stage
SYMPHONIC GOLD – Band Room
CONCERT WINDS – Choir Room
WIND ENSEMBLE – Theory Room

Make sure you have black socks and black shoes ready. Ladies: Tasteful jewelry and hair accessories are acceptable. Gentlemen: Dinkles are alright to wear if you do not have other black dress shoes as long as they are clean. Tri-M members: don’t forget to wear your pin!

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MIDTERM EXAM

The Midterm Exam for all concert bands(5th and 6th periods) is scheduled for Thursday, December 20th. The Symphonic Bands and Concert Winds will have the option of a digital exam. This will be sent out with recordings and instructions next week. Students in the Symphonic Bands and Concert Winds must complete the digital exam BEFORE the beginning of their assigned exam time. Students that do not complete the exam by that time music report to their exam time to complete the exam in person.

ALL WIND ENSEMBLE MEMBERS ARE TO REPORT FOR THE SCHEDULED 6TH PERIOD EXAM. The midterm exam will be based on ensemble sight reading and rehearsal etiquette.

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ORNAMENT UPDATE

We received news that the supplier making our ornaments was not able to fill our order in time for concert delivery. We are told they will arrive the week of December 17th. When we have a definitive date we will make everyone aware. We greatly apologize for the inconvenience and are working with the company to remedy the situation as best as we can. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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UPCOMING DATES

Holiday Band Concert – 12/13 @ 7:00pm in BBHHS Auditorium

Midterm Exams – 12/20 during scheduled exam times OR digital submission