Weekly Update (11/6- 11/10)
Updated: Nov 5
This is your weekly MUSIC DEPARTMENT update!
Kudos to Jazz for the performance at the MS Concert on Friday! It went over well!
End of Year Trip!
Parents! The end of the year trip has been decided and you are now able to make payments toward the trip.
Please let Mrs. Luke know if you have any questions by emailing her at email@example.com.
Playing Tests this Week
Monday, there are no after school activities for students, however we will be hosting the Florida Bandmasters Association District 4 meeting in the BCHS Library.
Tuesday, there are Percussion Ensemble Rehearsals for Greensleeves and Ukrainian Bell Carol from 4pm to 6pm. Please use the hour from 3pm to 4pm to get solid on your notes and rhythms so Mr. Elledge can focus on refinement and putting your music together.
Wednesday, there are no after school activities.
Thursday, Jazz Ensemble performs for the Veterans during School. We will leave toward the end of 2nd period and return in the middle of 5th. We also have a Wind Ensemble rehearsal from 4pm to 6pm.
Friday, is Veteran's Day. No School! However, there is a Playoff Game. Call Time is 4pm. We will wear full uniform and perform during halftime.
Leadership Meeting Info
This Week's Leadership Meeting is only for the Concertmaster, Drum Majors, QM, and WW/ BR and PERC Captain.
November at- a- glance
Leadership Meeting – November 9th- 2:45pm- 3:30pm
Veteran's Day (No School) – November 10th
NFHB Audition Recording Day – November 13th
Solo and Ensemble Selection Hearings – November 13th- 17th
FSU Band Day – November 18th
FSU Prism Concert – November 30th
Wind Ensemble Rehearsal – November 9th- 4pm- 6pm
Wind Ensemble Rehearsal – November 16th- 4pm- 6pm
Wind Ensemble Rehearsal – November 28th- 4pm- 6pm
Things to Note 🎵:
FSU Prism Concert- PAYMENT DUE NOVEMBER 10TH
Information/ Permission slips for FSU Prism Concert on Thursday, November 30th can be found on the bottom box of my door.
There are 50 available spots. Spots are first come first served. You must turn in monies and form at the same time.
Price is $85 per student. Includes Ticket, Charter Bus, and Dinner on campus at FSU. Price remains the same even if, for example, a chaperone does not ride the bus or do seminole dining.
FSU Band Day- PAYMENT DUE NOVEMBER 10TH
FSU Band Day (A separate event from FSU Prism Concert) is Saturday, November 18th.
FSU Band Day is different from UF Band Day in that there will not be any element of performance, but you will get to watch the FSU Band and go to an FSU Football Game (vs. North Alabama). It's a good time!
Like UF Band Day, to sign up to go to FSU Band Day, you will need to pay a $20 Commitment Fee to the band. We have 40 spots available, that are first come first served.
THIS LINK is where an itinerary will eventually be posted. Itinerary will be posted whenever the time for the game is released by FSU athletics.
After School Activities this Week:
No Activities Scheduled
No Activities Scheduled
Wind Ensemble Rehearsal – 4pm- 6pm
HOME vs. Baldwin HS (Playoff)– 4pm
By the way, I base birthday announcements on what I can see on the Band App, so if you would like to be recognized for your birthday on the weekly announcements, please make sure your Birthday is set to PUBLIC on the Band App.
According to Band App, there are no birthdays this week..... 😔
Let's have a great week everyone!
And GOOOOOO WILDCATS!