THANK YOU to everyone who pitched in to make this event successful! I appreciate each and every one of you for volunteering and/or serving on the committee. You guys are awesome!
NEW YORK CITY REGISTRATION AND DEPOSIT IS DUE MAY 1st.
Visit the NYC '15 page to download trip registration (and Insurance Protection Plan). Bring the registration page and $100.00 deposit for EACH traveler to Mr. Fleischmann by next Thursday, May 1st.
Testing Schedule this week:
Same as Last week: Tuesday & Wednesday are 1/3/5 Blocks, Thursday & Friday are 2/4/6 Blocks
Wind Ensemble Auditions:
I am STILL waiting on auditions in Charms. I cannot post the final Wind Ensemble list until everyone has submitted! Tell your friends to "hurry up" and I'll get the list posted :)
Honor Band Rehearsals Begin Thursday at LQHS!
Check the Charms Calendar for rehearsal dates, times, and locations.
Sectionals are ON for this week on Prelude, Siciliano, and Rondo as we prepare for Regional Festival on May 7th. These are NOT optional. The room will be open before 7:00am this week on Monday & Wednesday. Tuesday is a "late start day" You are to start working at 7:00am, not show up at 7:05.
Music focus this week will be on Prelude, Siciliano, and Rondo by Malcolm Arnold, and Festive Overture. Thursday's Rehearsal after school will be from 3:00pm - 5:00pm. We will work on the Malcolm Arnold, Shostakovich, and Incantation and Dance.
ONLY ONE MORE REHEARSAL UNTIL REGIONAL FESTIVAL!
* Student Conductors will get a chance to rehearse the band on Tuesday & Wednesday.
Rehearsal Wednesday 3:00pm - 5:00pm. Focus this week will be on Loch Lomond, March of the Trolls, and reviewing In The Forrest of the King. We will perform these pieces at Regional Festival May 7th. ONLY ONE more rehearsals until Regional Festival!
Future Concert Band & Wind Ensemble Performances & Commitments:
* May 7th, Regional Festival @ Kennedy HS, Anaheim (1:00pm - approx 9:00pm)
* May 22nd, End of the Year Concert @ LQHS, 7:00pm
Rehearsal Monday 3:00, Jazz Combo Rehearsal will be at approx. 4:00pm. Jazz Combo will rehearse TUESDAY after school. With limited rehearsal time, we will determine which gigs we can take next WEEK (May 2 & 4!)
Friday is a regular rehearsal (3-5). After rehearsal is over, Jazz combo will have a chance to change & get dinner before we he'd to our gig for the DSEF. I am awaiting details from them about the gig. As soon as I have them, I will pass them on to you.
Saturday is our Jazz Festival at Mt. San Antonio College. I will have a call sheet for you this week. Plan on wearing Jazz Black. If your PARENT is not driving you, you will travel in a district van. I need to know ASAP who needs to ride in a district van.
Sunday afternoon is another Jazz Combo gig in Indian Wells. Again, as I get the details I will get them to you ASAP. Thanks for your patience
Future Jazz Gigs:
* May 2nd, Foundation Gig - Jazz Combo Only (Times approx. 5:30pm - 7:00pm)
* May 3rd, Mt SAC Jazz Festival (approx 8am call, 3:00pm return tim)
* May 4th, Jazz Combo Gig @ Heritage Palms - Jazz Combo Only, Approx 1:30pm - 3:00pm)
* May 16th, Jazz Combo Faculty Luncheon (During lunch at LQHS)
* May 28th, Jazz Concert @ IW Resort Ballroom (Yes, this is a new thing)
Banquet: Thursday, May 29th at the IW Club & Resort
Tickets will be go on sale for $15.00 each in May. You may not purchase a ticket if you are holding a balance. There will be a limited number of available tickets, when they're gone, they're gone. Don't wait 'til the last minute to pay your fees!
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