The jag band had an awesome first week back! Thanks to all for a successful school week and exciting pep rally on Friday! Things are looking up as we move forward into the New Year!
-The Pit Orchestra will be meeting more often from now on. Please be sure to check out the calendar to know when all the pit orchestra rehearsals and performances will be! This week, the pit will rehearse on Monday, and Tuesday of this week. Both of these rehearsals will be from 6:00pm - 9:00pm.
-The Jazz Band will rehearse on Tuesday and Thursday after school from 2:00pm - 4:00pm
-Winter Guard will have practice on Tuesday and Thursday. Practice begins precisely at 2:15 and will go all the way to 4:30pm.
- 4 County Jazz Ensemble will have its first rehearsal tomorrow (Monday) from 6:00pm - 9:00pm. All 4 County rehearsals (concert band AND jazz band) will be held at Indian River State College's Main Campus in Fort Pierce. The address to IRSC is: 3209 Virginia Ave, Fort Pierce, FL 34981.
-Students who are involved in 4 county should have recieved their music on Friday. If you need your music, please see Mr. Wiley. Students are responsible to bring their music to rehearsal. Please do not lose it! The 15 dollar fee for honor band is past due. Please turn it in as soon as possible!
-The rehearsal dates for honor band are as follows:
Jazz Band: January 9th, 6 - 9pm, January 17th, 6 - 9pm, January 18th, 6 - 9pm and January 21st, 6 - 6:30pm
Cocnert Bands: January 19th, 6 - 9pm, January 20th, 1 - 8:30 pm. January 21st, 12 - 3pm.
-The Concert for Four County Honor Band will be held on Saturday, January 21st. Jazz band will go on at 6:30 and the concert bands will follow. The concert bands are split up into either 9th and 10th or 11th and 12th grades. The 9th and 10th grade band will perform first. The 11th and 12th grade band will be estimated to start at 8:45. The concert should be over at 9:30pm.
-The band will be participating in the MLK Parade next Monday, January 16th. The call time for the parade will be 7:30 AM in the bandroom. You will need to show up in your Man of Steel Show Shirt, Black athletic shorts, black marching shoes, and high black socks.
-We already have 6 volunteers for the parade, but if more parents would like to volunteer to walk with the band, we will take up to 10! Please contact Vicki Matthews or Mr. Wiey if you are interested!
Thank you all and I'm looking forward to a great week!