November 15

Posted: November 15, 2013 in Uncategorized

Upcoming Date –

Nov. 21 – 6th Grade Concert

6th Grade Band Performs Nov. 21 –

The 6th grade band will perform on November 21 in Schafer Auditorium. As always, our concerts are free and open to everyone. Students should dress appropriately for the event. Boys should wear nice pants and a dress shirt or sweater. Our young ladies wear a nice outfit or dress.

Students should arrive at 6:00 for warm-up at 6:10. The concert will begin at 6:30.

Washington DC Trip at Capacity –

The Washington DC trip has reached full capacity. We have started a waitlist for those still interested. Please let the band office know if you would like to be placed on the waitlist. We will notify you to register when seats open up. The second payment is due today, Nov. 15. Make sure to visit the website: http://www.music-travel.com/ to pay this second installment.

Pappa John’s Pizza Cards –

The Pappa John’s Pizza Card sale for the Washington D.C. trip will begin next week. The cards sell for $10 each and have stickers on the back for a free pizza and several special pizza deals. Only students performing on the Washington D.C trip are selling the cards and all the profits go straight to the balance of that student’s account. The first batch of cards have arrived. The sale will run through Feb.

Indiana University Young Winds –

The 2014 Indiana University Young Winds program begins in Feb. and our students are invited to participate. It is a program designed for middle school instrumental students as a supplement to the instruction they receive in school. The program focuses on small-group lessons as well as a full band experience for students surrounding the Bloomington campus. It is a wonderful program. Many of our students have participated over the years. I can’t speak highly enough about this opportunity and the benefits of participating. More information is available in the band building and at www.music.indiana.edu/precollege/year-round/wind/. The program meets on Saturday mornings this spring and has a $75 fee.

Cookie Dough Money Due –

The cookie dough fundraiser has come to an end and the money is now past due. The sale was a huge success, but now we have the job of collecting all the money. Thank you to all that helped with this project.

IBA Honor Band to perform Nov. 24 –

The IBA All-Region Honor Band will rehearse and perform in Jasper the weekend of Nov. 23 – 24. I’ll be around after school on Mon. 11-18, Tues. 11-19, Wed. 11-20 and Fri. 11-22 until 4:30 to help our students with any final preparations for the event.

Have a great week!

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