Good evening band family! I hope you’ve had a restful Sunday after an AWESOME week! Spectrum concert was incredible, and the BEST one I’ve been apart of yet overall! Thanks to everyone for their hard work and dedication! Also, thanks to those who went on the band trip! I had a blast and I can only hope that you all did too! Shout out to my group.... aka the best. :) Here is the news for this week as we begin gearing up for next year! MARCHING SEASON IS HERE!
- Pit orchestra rehearsal Monday and Wednesday from 6-8pm.
- Leadership candidates, please be sure of your audition and interview times and prepare accordingly! Please remember that you must dress professionally for your interviews! Appearance matters! Also, please review the audition requirements posted on the website last week! I’m excited to hear from all of you!
- Band Banquet is THIS Saturday! I’m looking forward to celebrating our awesome year! Doors open at 5:00pm, and you will surely be blown away by the preparation and execution of our wonderful band parents! If you have any questions regarding tickets, please reach out to Mrs. Matthews or myself. Remember, this is a night to celebrate the band FAMILY, not just students!
-All school owned uniforms and instruments for Seniors will be due by this Wednesday. Please remember that these must be collected and marked off by myself or Angie. If not returned students will go on the obligation list.
-Uniforms and instruments for all other band members will be due by May 31st. Instruments must be in the same condition they were checked out in, according to your instrument checkout agreement, so make sure you get these instruments looked it if they are not working properly!
- Also, a reminder that we will be collecting next years band fees in installments! The first payment of $50 for students is recommended to be paid by May 31st! Read below if you missed my previous post in March!
“I wanted to give you all some information regarding next years band fees (as always, I wish we didn’t have to charge any fees, but that is just impossible if we want to keep heading towards our goal of being the best band around...). The fee next year will be going up by $25, equaling to a total of $200 per student. BUT, it will actually come out to be less for you all because this fee will include, but not limited to, a brand new style of band polo, brand new uniform black gym shorts, the complimentary show shirt, a water jug ready at band camp, and some other small band merchandise!! (All of these things would have been separate purchases in the past, bringing the band fee OVER $200.
ALSO, I am setting up some payment dates for families so we can eliminate the burden of paying all at on time. The dates will be as follows:
May 31st: $50
June 24th (band meet and greet): $100
August 2nd (LAST day of band camp): $50
Lastly, for families with multiple children in band, there will be deals for you! For example:
2 students in band: $300
3 students in band: $400
4 students in band: $500
I hope this helps some of you! Like I said, I hate band fees, but unfortunately they are vital....”
-Thank you and let me know if you have any questions!