"You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good."
- Jerry West
NEXT PARENT MEETING ON OCTOBER 21st @ 6:30PM in the Band Room. Come out to the field afterward to watch the final run through at 7:45pm.
Red Robin Fundraiser Flyer (Click to view/download)
Benefitting the Carnegie Hall Trip - Come to Red Robin on THURSDAY, SEPT 25th!
Any questions contact Lori Ramhoff at Lramhoff@blackhawkbrigade.org
Palm Desert vs. La Quinta Football Game
Buses will leave LQHS at 6:00pm on Friday. We will return close to 10:00pm (Game conclusion TBD). Color Guard and Pit are welcome to attend, but we will need the FULL Battery & Wind Section! BEAT THE AZTECS!!! Click here to download the call sheet
New York City Donation Web Page:
Please direct people to the homepage of blackhawkbrigade.org to find for this link. This is a great way to get people to help donate to our cause! Thank you to the NYC Committee for your hard work and dedication to make this happen! Here is the link: http://www.lqhswindsymphony.myevent.com/3/donate.htm. There is a QR code on the website for you tech savvy people.
All-Coachella Valley High School Honor Band:
Audition results will be announced on www.codband.net
COD Symphonic Band: Check the rehearsal schedule on www.CODBand.net. So that you know what our focus will be for the week. This was posted Thursday morning for you to view, and emailed out to you.
Upcoming Trojan Club Gigs: October 11th. (Kickoff time is still unannounced at this time)
Our 9/27 gig was cancelled due to the game time, but will be rescheduled. We have TWO gigs on October 11th, one at the beginning of the game for the Trojan Club, and one at Coachella Valley Brewing Company for halftime.
20 of us have not turned in extra/unsold discount cards. You will be charged for any cards that are not returned!
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).
Desert Sampler Tickets
We were unable to secure more of these to sell. All unsold tickets, and ticket money is due on 10/3.
Marching Band Rehearsal Schedule:
- Monday: Music Rehearsal 3:00pm - 6:00pm (Winds - we will be ensembling the opener & the ballad)
- Tuesday evening: 5:00pm - 8:00pm in the stadium (arrive at the band room NO LATER than 4:45). Focus will be on putting the Ballad on the field with music.
- Thursday afternoon from 3:00pm - 5:00pm on the old practice field, we will continue workingon the ballad, and working on "Front to Back" timing in the opener.
- Friday: Football Game - Away game Vs. Palm Desert (BEAT THE AZTECS!)
UPCOMING EVENTS (Marching Band):
October 1st: Back to School Night Gig - LQHS Gym
October 3rd: Senior Night - Home Football vs. Indio HS
October 17th: Home Football vs. Palm Springs HS
October 22nd: Indio Band Spectacular
October 25th: Patriot Ride Gig (morning), Patriot Field Tournament (Evening)
October 31st: Last regular season football game vs. Xavier (HOMECOMING)
November 2nd: All Coachella Valley HS Honor Band Concert @4:00, McCallum, support your friends!)
November 5th: Cathedral City Band-O-Rama
November 8th: Lester Oaks Field Tournament (Evening)
November 9th: Pep Band Gig @ IW Club (5:30pm - 6:00pm)
November 11t: Final rehearsal & Show @ Shadow Hills HS