We will work in class this week on El Camino Real (up to the slow section), and Army of the Nile (all). We will also discuss a sectional schedule for this semester.
Solo/Ensemble Festival Submissions Due next week (Feb 3rd)
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 will rehearse Monday (3:00 - 4:45) and Friday (3:00 - 3:30) after school.
Tuesday will be dedicated to run throughs of some of the vocal charts, and "Fever."
Wednesday's rehearsal will be focused on running through pep band tunes with new instrumentation.
Tuesday morning - we will do an improv clinic at 7:15am - 8:00am for
A call sheet will go out later this week with details for Sunday's gig (Feb 2nd). Tour de Palm Springs will be the following weekend (Feb 8th)
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!).
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:
- 1/26, 2:00pm - Coachella Valley Symphony @ Rancho Mirage HS
- 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: