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Weekly Update (4/10- 4/16)

Updated: Apr 23

This is your weekly MUSIC DEPARTMENT update!

Hello Folks!


This should be a relatively easy week!

Happy Easter Sunday!







 

Monday, we have another Leadership Monday! If you want to be on Leadership, you need to attend these. Positions of Leadership this year are projected to be very highly competitive, so no student may miss more than one of the five meetings. Please make sure you come having read the necessary chapters (more info below). We also have Percussion Clinics from 3pm to 4:30pm and the Band Tampa Trip Parent Meeting.


Tuesday, ain't nothin' goin on.


Wednesday, Percussion Clinics from 3pm to 4:30pm


Thursday, Jose Lopez joins Wind Ensemble today! Please be present! Percussion Auditions begin at 3pm. Majorette Auditions are also today


Friday, Begins the Band EOY Trip!



 

April/May at- a- glance


Events:

Leadership Mondays!April 10th- 3pm- 5pm

Band Tampa Trip Parent MeetingApril 10th- 6:30pm

Band EOY Field TripApril 14th-16th

Leadership Mondays!April 24th- 3pm- 5pm

Leadership Mondays!May 1st- 3pm- 4pm

Music Ensemble Chair PlacementsMay 8th-19th

Drum Major ClinicsMay 8th- 3pm- 5pm

Drum Major ClinicsMay 9th- 3pm- 5pm

Nerd Bowl w/ JROTCMay 11th

Leadership Applications DUEMay 12th

Jacksonville Symphony: Harry Potter & Order of the PhoenixMay 12th

BCHS Music Department BanquetMay 13th- 5pm

Leadership InterviewsMay 15th- 16th

Drum Major AuditionsMay 17th

Leadership Results Sent OutMay 20th

Jazz Ensemble AuditionsMay 22nd- 25th

Leadership Contract Return DeadlineMay 23rd

Last Day of SchoolMay 25th

$45 Rookie Fee is DueMay 26th


Rehearsals:

During School Wind Ensemble Rehearsal w/ Mr. Jose LopezApril 13th

Wind Ensemble State Dress Rehearsal #1April 25th- 3pm- 6pm

Wind Ensemble State Dress Rehearsal #2April 27th- 3pm- 6pm

All Ensembles Timing RehearsalMay 1st- 4pm- 6pm

Prism Concert Dress RehearsalMay 2nd- 3pm- 6:30pm

Prism Concert Dress RehearsalMay 4th- 3pm- 6:30pm

Thursday Night LiveMay 11th- 5pm- 8pm

Band Graduation RehearsalMay 16th- 3pm- 5pm

Band Graduation RehearsalMay 18th- 3pm- 5pm

Thursday Night LiveMay 25th- 5pm- 8pm


Performances:

Elementary School Tour (Tentatively)April 12th

STATE CONCERT MPAApril 29th- 6:00pm Performance Time

BCHS Prism ConcertMay 5th- 4pm Call Time; 7:00 Performance Time

Graduation 🎓 May 19th- 5:30pm Call Time; 7:00pm Ceremony

 

Things to Note 🎵:


Music Ensemble Chair Placements Information!!!!!


Please check out the below document for information about Music Ensemble Chair Placements.


Those students auditioning for Jazz are reminded not to be frightened, but simply to try their best. We would love for as many students as possible to audition!


Music Ensemble Auditions 2023
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Leadership Information!!!!!


Please review the below document for information about Leadership/ Student Staff Requirements.

Leadership Student Staff Requirements
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Download PDF • 246KB

The book we are reading for Leadership Mondays has CHANGED.


The book we will be reading is called Habitudes Book #1: The Art of Self-Leadership. WARNING: Please only use the provided link to purchase the book. There are several books that look similar but are different. We are only using the book in the link provided.


Reading Schedule:


Meeting 1: March 27th- Image 1, 2, & 3

Meeting 2: April 3rd- Image 4, 5, & 6

Meeting 3: April 10th- Image 7, 8, & 9

Meeting 4: April 24th- Image 10, 11, & 12

Meeting 5: May 1st- Image 13


DRUM MAJOR CANDIDATES: You can find links to the Score and Music here. Please note that only current Freshmen and Sophomores are being considered for the Second Drum Major role. Candidates should also note that Clinics are not until near the audition date, so they should work closely with current Drum Majors to get a head start.



 

After School Activities this Week:


Monday

  • Leadership Mondays! – 3pm to 5pm

  • Percussion Clinics– 3pm to 4:30pm

  • Band Tampa Trip Parent Meeting – 6:30pm

Tuesday

  • No Activities Scheduled

Wednesday

  • Percussion Clinics– 3pm to 4:30pm

Thursday

  • Percussion Auditions– 3pm

Friday



Birthday Announcements!

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 two birthdays this week!


Happy Birthday to Kylee Johnson (4/10), Aaliyah Way (4/13), and to Dakota Wilburn (4/13)!






Let's have a great week everyone!

And GOOOOOO WILDCATS!




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