Quote of the Week:
If you keep doing what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten
- John C. Maxwell
NEXT GENERAL PARENT MEETING: January 20th 6:30pm
Wind Symphony Final Exam Due Jan 22nd:
Make sure you choose an Article under the "Helpful Information" folder on Charms. You will submit a typed summary, and your annotated article. Also - APPLY THE INFORMATION!!!
Concert Band Final Exam Due Jan 21st:
Charms Recording Studio - 12 Major Scales Due Jan 21st (Details given in class)
In Class - Playing test on Cajun Folk Songs Jan 21st (Details given in class)
JAZZ BAND COMBO:
Closed Rehearsals this week: Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri
Vocals charts on Wednesday & Friday (adding Valentine & Summer Wind)
Combo: Adding Norwegian Wood, All of Me
Upcoming Gig @ Embassy Suites Jan 21st. 5:00 Call time, we play 5:30 - 6:00, Concert Attire
Shrek The Musical
As soon as the parts come in, I will have more specific information for those of you interested in participating. The rehearsal schedule is on Charms.
DSUSD Honor Band:
Rehearsal is THIS TUESDAY @ Indio HS Check the Charms Calendar for details.
Honor Band "Weekend" is February 6th - 8th.
Humana Challenge Jan 22nd - 25th: Sign Up to work a shift!
Rummage Sale: We raised over $2,400.00! Great work Susan Poole, and your team!!!
Wind Symphony Upcoming Dates:
January 21st: Clinic after school with Maestro Anthony Parnther!
January 21st: Gig @ Embassy Suites, Call time is 5:45, release time is 6:45. Concert Attire
January 24th: 7am - noon - Clean Youth Force & 2pm-3pm - Photos at McCallum - Concert Attire
January 30th: Dinner Concert/Gala - Location and details TBD at this time
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.
Tour de Palm Springs raffle tickets are still available. 100% of sales are credited to your account. This is an easy way to pay off balances or get a start on next year. Contact Lori Ramhoff at Lramhoff@blackhawkbrigade.org if you want tickets or have questions. All money and unsold tickets are due Feb 1st. that's a firm date.
COD Symphonic Band:
Rehearsals resume on January 28th at 6:00pm. Please get your forms signed and turned in to Mr. F before finals.
COD Jazz Ensembles.
If you are interested in playing with the COD Jazz Ensembles, contact Dr. Kelly Corbin:
Register for Ralphs - Support the Blackhawk Brigade!
Don't forget to register your Ralph's Rewards grocery card so Blackhawk Brigade can receive a donation. Instructions are at Blackhawkbrigade.org. You must sign up every year, so please don't forget. You now can use the same card at Food 4 Less, too. Encourage family and friends. (Click here to learn more).
Upcoming Important Dates/Gigs:
February 8th: DSUSD Honor Band Concert @ SHHS
February 14th: Tour De Palm Springs: Drum Line, Jazz Band, Pep Band
February 28th: Rock the House @ PDCMS (ALL groups!!!)
March 7th: Festival at CSUF (Wind Symphony)
March 8th: LQ Arts Festival: Jazz Combo Gig
March 14th: Festival @ Indio HS (Wind Symphony & Concert Band)
March 23rd: (TBA) Pep Band Gig for the Marv Goux Classic (Trojan Club Gig)