Brigade Blast Schedule of events:
Tuesday (1/3/5 Block Day)
Brigade Blast Raffle & Gift Basket Donations:
We are in desperate need of silent auction items. If you have a talent or hobby you are willing to donate, we'll take it! Or, if you, your employer, family and or friends have a business that would donate an item it would be greatly appreciated. We also need volunteers and students to solicit local businesses. Contact Lori Ramhoff with questions. Lramhoff@blackhawkbrigade.org
Each family will be responsible for donating an item for our gift baskets. We ask that you donate a modest item within the theme that you are assigned to (see below). Gift cards are fantastic, but please: MAKE SURE THE VALUE OF THE GIFT CARD IS WRITTEN ON THE CARD! You will receive a flyer this week with more details.
A-B – Home Improvement/Gardening (Tools, Gift Cards)
C-F - Candy
G-K – Spa (lotions, bubble bath, nail polish, candles, chocolates)
K-M - Coffee/Tea (mugs, coffee, coffee shop gift cards, cookies)
N-R – Picnic/BBQ (paper plates, BBQ tools, cookbook, napkins)
S-Z – Family Night (board games, movies, popcorn snacks, puzzles)
Gift basket items should be submitted to Mr. Fleischmann by TUESDAY APRIL 22ND.
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.
Sectionals resume 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/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday. 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 in the GYM. We will work on the Malcolm Arnold, and Shostakovich, and the March. We will also run through The Machine Awakes. The Brigade Blast set will be determined by how well this rehearsal goes.
ONLY TWO MORE REHEARSALS UNTIL REGIONAL FESTIVAL!
* Student Conductors will get a chance to rehearse the band on Wednesdays.
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 Brigade Blast & at Regional Festival May 7th. ONLY 2 more rehearsals until Regional Festival!
Future Concert Band & Wind Ensemble Performances & Commitments:
* April 25th, Brigade Blast! (5:00pm - 11:30pm)
* 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 Brigade Blast, we will do a run-through of our set in the Gym immediately after school.
Future Jazz Gigs:
* April 25th, Brigade Blast!
* 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 sold after Brigade Blast for $15.00 each. 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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