We will work in class this week on El Camino Real 195 - End, and Army of the Nile (all).
Sectionals TUESDAY MORNING 7:30am - 8:00am
Thursday's after school rehearsal will focus on Lux Aurumque, Incantation & Dance, and El Camino Real (195 - End).
This week will be dedicated to learning Movement III of In The Forest of the King, and Refining Hymn for Band.
Solo/Ensemble Festival - We will start to get paperwork out to you ASAP!
Candy Sales: If you did not turn in your money for your chocolate boxes, you will be invoiced $60.00 to your accounts. Please take care of this ASAP!
TOUR DE PALM SPRINGS GIG - FEBRUARY 8th
This is now a JAZZ BAND gig. Jazz Band - Call time at LQHS will be 11:00am, we will carpool to Lowes. We will play from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. Winter Drum Line will be playing from 2:00pm - 3:30pm. Call time and release details will be discussed in class.
* We may need some student volunteers from Drum Line & Jazz Band while you are not performing. Drum Line - plan on being at Lowes early (around noon), Jazz Band, plan on staying a little later if necessary.
The address is: Lowes 35-900 Monterey Ave, Palm Desert
We will rehearse Monday (3:00 - 4:45) and Friday (3:00 - 4:45) after school.
This week will be dedicated to cleaning up our set list for TdPS, and inserting soloists in appropriate tunes.
We will do another "Improv Clinic" Monday Morning for anyone interested in coming
Dress for both gigs is "Jazz Black" Long sleeve, all black button down with a tie of your choice. Black dress slacks, black dress shoes, and LONG black socks (no, really… LONG BLACK socks!).
Jazz Event Friday @ College of the Desert: See the calendar on Charms for details. If you don't have dinner plans, plan on attending the free dinner and concert at COD. This is voluntary, but HIGHLY encouraged! You'll probably learn something!
Similar to Panda Express, this will be a restaurant night at our Local Chipotle on Hwy 111 in La Quinta. Our date is confirmed - Wednesday, Feb 12th from 5:00pm - 8:00pm. Similar to Panda, you will need to have guests arrive with a flyer. We are NOT allowed to distribute flyers at the restaurant (or outside). Proceeds go to the general booster account.
Extra Credit Opportunities!!!
Turn in a program with a 1-2 page TYPED synopsis of what you observed.
Please come to see some great music on the following dates:
- 2/16, 3:00pm - Desert Chamber Orchestra @ Desert Springs Church, Palm Desert
- 2/23, 2:00pm - Coachella Valley Symphony @ Rancho Mirage HS
- 4/1, 7:00pm - Coachella Valley Symphony @ Sun City Palm Desert
- 3/2, 2:00pm - Los Angeles Philharmonic - Tchaikovsky Finale
- 3/8, 2:00pm - Inland Valley Symphony - The Planets and Star Wars
Visit the symphony websites for ticket information. Or, Download the flyers below: