Paperwork, Questions about the program or who to contact?
If you are "new" this week to the program (have not been a part of band camp), you must submit your paperwork this week for credit. Hard Copies were handed out in class, a digital copy is available in the handbook (click the link on www.blackhawkbrigade.org for "2015-2016 Handbook." As a reminder - the handbook has contacts for everyone you could possibly need to direct your questions to.
Just a reminder - we are starting to play in Periods 1 & 4 this week. You may start to keep your music and instruments in your lockers. PLEASE DO NOT KEEP BOOKS FOR OTHER CLASSES IN YOUR INSTRUMENT LOCKER. Thank you!
Concert Band This Week:
We will be working on fundamentals in the Ensemble Books, and Music Theory.
We may begin sightreading some pieces to play later.
Wind Symphony This Week:
Preparation for the 9/11 Gig - National Anthem, American Salute
Sightreading new music
Beginning Band This Week:
We will continue with basic music theory, and working on rhythm reading
We will start playing in 2 weeks! You must have your instrument by then.
Need an Instrument?
Check out this event/online ordering system with Bertrands:
Bertrand's music will be here again this Thursday for you to purchase your lyres/flip folders/reeds/etc. Contact the San Bernardino store for more details if you need something specific (their contact is in the handbook).
COD Band - 1st Rehearsal is Thursday at 6:00pm in Pollock Theater
For more information - visit codband.net.
Bring your SIGNED form to Mr. Fleischmann this week to participate
Lastly - if you are new to the COD Band, you must enroll online here
Marching Band Uniforms/Jackets/Gloves/Etc (And Wind Symphony Dresses)
All uniform orders were due last week. If you need to submit them late you can get a hard copy in the band room. Contact Denise Meyers with any questions. (again - her contact is in the handbook).
You may now make payments on Blackhawkbrigade.org. If you have questions about what your account looks like, contact Olivia Gonzalez, our treasurer.
Upcoming Football Game - Volunteers needed
Beti Putz (our events coordinator) is searching for volunteers for the upcoming football game. please click on the following link to sign up: https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?v=2475664
Panda Express - Fundraiser
Congratulations! Our previous Panda Express Restaurant Night was very successful! Let's do it again! Our next date is Thursday, September 24th. The flyer can be downloaded here.
Wind Symphony - Chicago Meeting Tuesday @ 6:30pm in the band room
We will discuss payment schedules and begin to get the committee organized. Trip Payments are due beginning October 1st. If you are attending as an adult traveler, OR you need financial assistance - you should be at this meeting to know how you are going to get to Chicago.
Marching Band Schedule this week:
Monday 3:00pm - 6:00pm - Music & Learn PreGame Tunnels
Tuesday 5:00pm - 8:00pm - Wear a white T Shirt, (Music & Drill up to m. 61.)
Thursday 3:00pm - 5:00pm - Prepare for Football Game - Halftime & Pep Band
Friday 5:00pm Call Time - HOME FOOTBALL GAME!!! (Click for Call Sheet)
September 4th - HOME FOOTBALL GAME (Click for call sheet)
September 8th - TBA Parent Meeting (watch your email)
September 9th - Back to School Night, Evening (ALL MB) - (On the updated calendar)
September 11th - Candlelight Vigil (WindSymph. - evening) Call sheet to come soon
September 12th - DRILL DAY (MB, no Pit) 7:00am - 12:00pm
September 18th - HOME FOOTBALL GAME (ALL MB)
September 19th - DRILL DAY (MB, no Pit) 7:00am - 12:00pm
September 22nd - Scheduled General Parent Meeting (ALL Parents)
September 25th - HOME FOOTBALL GAME VS PDHS (ALL MB)