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Weekly Update (4/14- 4/19)

This is your weekly MUSIC DEPARTMENT update!

Hello Folks!


We got a lot accomplished so far! That was 3 out of 6 weeks! 3 more to go! Keep on fighting!!!


Congratulations to the BCHS Symphonic Band for earning Straight Excellent ratings at District Concert MPA on Friday! I'm very proud that your hard work has paid off! We'll be listening to judge tapes on Monday.



Also a big thanks to Wind Ensemble members who made a point to come support the Middle School and High School Symphonic Bands! You make me proud to be a part of band family that supports one another!





 

Universal Trip





Please find the link to the itinerary HERE.


The itinerary will continue to be updated as more information comes out.


You can find the current itinerary and rooms list there. If there are any issues or concerns with the rooms list, PARENTS can reach out to Mrs. Ballinger. Please avoid unnecessary changes.


Please don't forget that there is a MANDATORY BAND TRIP MEETING on 4/22 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm in the BCHS Band Room.


 

Countdowns










Weekly Walkthrough


Monday, we have a Leadership Monday from 3pm to 5pm.


Tuesday, we have Wind Ensemble Rehearsal after school from 4pm to 6pm. We will be joined by Dr. Gordon Brock, Professor Emeritus of Music at University of North Florida!


Wednesday, we have Drum Major Clinics after school from 3pm to 5pm.


Thursday, we have Wind Ensemble Rehearsal after school from 4pm to 6pm. We will be joined by Mr. Dirk Schmidt, Retired Director of Bands from Lake Butler Middle School!


Friday, we have Commitment Night from 6:30pm to 8:00pm! This is anyone planning on being a part of next year's Band AND THEIR PARENTS!


 

The Rest of the School Year at- a- glance


Events:

Leadership Monday!April 15th- 3pm to 5pm

Drum Major ClinicsApril 17th- 3pm to 5pm

Commitment Night (Req. for all 8th- 11th Students and Parents)April 19th -6:30pm- 8:00pm

Leadership Monday!April 22nd- 3pm to 5pm

Leadership Applications DueApril 22nd

Mandatory Band Trip MeetingApril 22nd-6:30pm- 7:30pm

Drum Major ClinicsApril 24th- 12:30pm to 3pm

Band EOY Trip (Link to Itinerary) April 27th- 28th

Student Staff InterviewsApril 29th

Drum Major AuditionsMay 1st

Music Department Banquet (Link to Tickets)May 4th- 5:00pm

Leadership Meeting May 13th- 3:00pm- 5:00pm


Rehearsals:

Wind Ensemble Rehearsal April 16th- 4:00pm- 6:00pm

Wind Ensemble Rehearsal April 18th- 4:00pm- 6:00pm

Wind Ensemble State Dress Rehearsal April 23rd- 3:00pm- 6:00pm

Pass the Torch Rehearsal April 30th- 4:00pm- 6:00pm

Pass the Torch Rehearsal May 2nd- 4:00pm- 6:00pm

Band Graduation Rehearsal May 14th- 3:00pm- 5:00pm

Band Graduation Rehearsal May 16th- 3:00pm- 5:00pm


Performances:

STATE CONCERT MPA (Wind Ensemble) (Link to Itinerary)April 25th

Pass the Torch Concert May 3rd- 6:30pm

 

Things to Note 🎵:


Commitment Night!

8th Grade through 11th Grade Band Parents! MARK YOUR CALENDARS! BCHS Band Commitment Night is April 19th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm!


Check out the document and ad below!


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Music Department Banquet!


Students & Parents-


You can now RSVP for the banquet. Each student is allowed to bring 2 guests with them at no cost, each additional guest will be a cost of $5 each person. You can get all the tickets at the link below. This year will be a potluck theme meal, so we need everyone to pitch in and bring a dish. There will be a sign up created for you to indicate what dish you will be providing. Please remember when you are planning your dish that there will be a large crowd in attendance. Feel free to reach out to Mrs. Jennifer Luke if you have any questions.



 

After School Activities this Week:


Monday

  • Leadership Monday!– 3pm to 5pm

Tuesday

  • Wind Ensemble Rehearsal – 4:00pm- 6:00pm

Wednesday

  • Drum Major Clinics– 3pm to 5pm

Thursday

  • Wind Ensemble Rehearsal – 4:00pm- 6:00pm

Friday

  • Commitment Night (Req. for all 8th- 11th Students and Parents)– 6:30pm- 8:00pm


 

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 is one birthday this week!


Happy Birthday David Bryan III (4/16)!








Let's have a great week everyone!

And GOOOOOO WILDCATS!




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