Quote of the Week:
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered with failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. - Theodore Roosevelt
TOUR DE PALM SPRINGS CALL SHEET (Click here)
Wind Symphony - Report to the band room at 9:30am (SHARP) Monday to see the Seattle Symphony at Sunnylands! We will be back by lunch.
BRASS PLAYERS: There is a free concert at the McCallum for YOU on Monday, February 16th at 8:00pm. Just arrive at the box office between 7:00pm and 7:30pm and say that you are with "La Quinta High School Band." These complimentary tickets are courtesy of the McCallum! Click here for more information.
NEXT GENERAL PARENT MEETING: TUESDAY February 17th 6:30pm
We will rehearse after school on Tuesday w/Percussion & Victor
Drop money into the "gofundme" account:
Please check the Charms calendar for rehearsals and performances. Thank you!
We will focus on learning the end of "Temecula Valley Fanfare," and the end of "Reverberations" this week. Please add that to your DAILY practice!
Also - you are welcome to join us Monday for the concert at Sunnylands, we just don't have transportation for you. Your parent will have to take you. Arrive at Sunnylands no later than 9:50am.
Meet at "The Gate" (Dune Palms Lot) at 6:35am. You'll be let in. If you're late, you'll have to walk around to the front office. We're working on the Tour de Palm Springs Set (see the call sheet above)
MONDAY & THURSDAY: FULL BAND REHEARSAL (no vocals)
WEDNESDAY: Brass & Woodwinds Only
FRIDAY: Jazz Combo Only
We START rehearsal at 6:45am, you are to be set up by 6:40am.
Shrek The Musical
Rehearsals this week: Monday & Thursday after school.
Show dates and rehearsals are all on Charms!
From the Treasurer IMPORTANT!!!
Those participating in Percussion Ensemble, Concert band and Wind Symphony were invoiced $70. This is due January 31st. Please make any payments to the lock box. If you need assistance please take advantage of the fundraisers being offered.
COD Symphonic Band:
Please get your forms signed and turned in to Mr. F NOW! COD will not allow you to participate without enrolling. Get the forms from www.codband.net under the "non COD Student" tab. THIS FORM IS REQUIRED!!!!
COD Jazz Ensembles.
If you are interested in playing with the COD Jazz Ensembles, contact Dr. Kelly Corbin:
Upcoming Important Dates/Gigs:
February 8th: DSUSD Honor Band Concert @ SHHS
February 14th: Tour De Palm Springs: Drum Line, Jazz Band, Pep Band
February 16th: Free Concert @ McCallum (8:00pm)
February 28th: Rock the House @ PDCMS (Concert Band/Wind Symph/Jazz/Drum Line)
March 6th: Festival at CSUF (Wind Symphony)
March 8th: LQ Arts Festival: Jazz Combo Gig (10am - 11am)
March 9th: Wind Symphony Concert @ Indian Wells Country Club (evening)
March 14th: Festival @ Indio HS (Wind Symphony & Concert Band)
March 20th: Send Off Concert (Wind Symph): Downtown LQ (late morning/early afternoon)
March 23rd: (TBA) Pep Band Gig for the Marv Goux Classic (Trojan Club Gig)
April 25th: Brigade Blast (Late Morning/Afternoon)
April TBD: Wind Symphony "Thank You" Concert at the Hideaway