Band Bulletin #34: 5/3-5/9

Welcome to May! It has been so refreshing meeting with all of our student leadership applicants, and hearing their optimistic and positive outlooks for next year. We will finish up our interviews this week and post the first round of results on Friday. We are aiming to release information on Drum Major Auditions, Officer Elections, Flagline Tryouts, and Drumline Auditions next week.

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OFFSITE LEARNING

Midterm grades have to be submitted this week, so any late work MUST be received by the end of the day Tuesday, May 5th to be included in midterm grades.

Directors have scheduled the office hours below. This is a timeframe where we will be available for quick responses to questions via email, Google Classroom, or Zoom video conference.

Monday – 12:30pm-2:30pm
Tuesday – 9:00am-11:00am
Wednesday – 9:00am-11:00am
Thursday – 12:30pm-2:30pm
Friday – 12:30pm-2:30pm

ZOOM CHECK-INS have been scheduled for the ensembles below on THURSDAY. These are times where students can join a Zoom meeting to see classmates, ask questions, and receive updates on course work/band events. Zoom meeting codes will be sent out via Remind. These are not required, but encouraged. We miss you!!!

Officers: Tuesday – 3:00pm
Jazz Ensemble: Thursday – 12:00pm
Intermediate Band: Thursday – 12:45pm
Wind Ensemble: Thursday – 1:30pm
Symphonic Band: Thursday – 2:15pm

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SENIOR RECOGNITION & AWARDS

Band Officers will be meeting this week to discuss plans to retain elements of our traditional Band Banquet in a virtual, socially distanced format. SENIORS: Please fill out this form for the slideshow and submit requested photos by Thursday, May 7th at 11:59pm. ALL BAND MEMBERS: Please submit any photos you would like to be considered for the slide show to bbhhsbandpublicity@gmail.com by Thursday, May 7th at 11:59pm.

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BAND BOOSTER MEETING

Please plan to attend our May Band Booster meeting via Zoom on Tuesday, May 5th at 7:00pm! We will send the meeting code out via the Parent Remind accounts.

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UPCOMING DATES

  • Tuesday, 5/5: Band Booster Meeting via Zoom, 7pm
  • Thursday, 5/7: Zoom Check-ins (see above)
  • Friday, 5/8: Section/Squad/Librarian/Equipment leadership announced
  • Monday, 5/11: 2020-2021 Band Leadership Meeting via Zoom
  • Tuesday, 5/12: Drum Major/Officer information released
  • TBD in May – Drumline/Flagline clinics & auditions
  • TBD in May – Instrument/Uniform/Music Turn-In
  • 2020 Band Camp (Required)
    • Week 1: July 27-31
    • Week 2: August 3-7