Band Notes 4–6–2015

Greetings Folks — here’s the latest:

PLEASE — read all of this — there is a great deal of stuff here!

1 — Schedule

  • Guard & Drumline

4–9–2015 (This Thursday) — THIS is a MANDATORY performance For all Guard & Drumline!!! Drumline & Guard report DRESSED to the BHS Band Room Period 1 (no later than 8am) AFTER checking in to Period 1. SHS & Middle school parents — please call the school and report your child as on the field trip. Flood students may go into school as normal at Flood, and meet us when we arrive at Flood, around 9:15am. SHS & Wooster Middle School students will also need to provide transportation to Bunnell. We perform at Flood MS, then travel to Vazzy’s in Stratford (bring $7) for lunch, and then wrap up the day at Wooster. Guard & Drumline will both perform.

Drumline

4–9–2015 — Rehearsal in the Main Gym 6–9p

4–16–2015 — Rehearsal in the Main Gym 6–9p

4–18–2015 — USBands Nationals — Stabler Arena — Lehigh University.

08:00a — Report BHS

08:30a — Rehearsals

10:30a — Load Truck/Bus — load Guard Equipment as well. Bring “Generator”.

11:00a — Depart for PA

02:00p — Arrive PA

04:10p — Perform

07:15p — Awards, depart for Stratford (Truck is STAYING for the Guard)

11:00p — Arrive Stratford

Event Details: http://trigonroad.com/yea/eventDetail.cfm?eventID=1018&currentWeek=04/13/2015

We also need ONE MORE parent to ride the Drumline bus. I will throw in a staff pass for any parent who can help! Please email me ASAP if you can help us out! jamesmiller@bunnellband.org

Guard Schedule:

4–8–2015 — Wednesday — Whitney 6–9

4–9–2015 — Middle School Tour — Report BHS 8am

4–9–2015 — Thursday — Johnson 6–9

4–11–2015 — MAC Championships at Trumbull High School

4–17–2015 — Practice at Bunnell Aux Gym 10a-11a. Fold the floor and pack the equipment.

4–19–2015 — USBands Colorguard Championships

  • TBAam — Report & Depart for PA (most likely between 10a-11a)
  • Perform sometime between 3:20p & 5p.
  • 06:40p — Awards, depart for Stratford
  • 10:30p — Arrive Stratford (approx)

Event Details: http://trigonroad.com/yea/eventDetail.cfm?eventID=1019&currentWeek=04/13/2015

We need additional Parents to ride this bus as well. Please email me ASAP if you can help! jamesmiller@bunnellband.org

I have tickets available for the Guard Show and Percussion Show. Please click the link below, to order your tickets (we are REQUIRED to sell 10 tickets for each day). Tickets have a face value of $20, but your price is $16.

Drumline Parents going to the show will pick up their tickets prior to the Bus Departing at 11am.

Guard will pick up their

The link below is for Guard & Drumline (Same price for each)

2 — We will be starting a “GoFundMe” page for the Ireland Trip…. stand by for details.

3 — I will be producng the “Slide Show” from my time in Ireland, sometime this week. I will send out details as soon as it’s finished.

4 — Follow the Band:

twitter: https://twitter.com/BunnellBand

medium: https://medium.com/@bunnellband

remind: (text messages to your device) https://www.remind.com/join/bunnellb

5 — Looking ahead:

  • Step Up day — May 13
  • Spring Concert — May 13 (Concert dress — “Black & White”)Students report at 6pm. Concert Begins at 7pm. Performers include Choir, Select Choir, Flood MS, Indoor Drumlin, Concert Band & Wind Ensemble. $3 donation at the door.
  • TBA — Conductor Auditions & Band Elections
  • Memorial Day Parade — May 25. Report 10am at St.James Church
  • Graduation — TBA
  • Band Camp — August TBA

FYI — Graduation & Memorial Day Parade are MANDATORY performances! If you do not perform at Memorial Day — you may loose your award(s) and scholarship(s) (Seniors).

Need to make a payment? — http://www.bunnellband.org/Site/Make_a_Payment.html

thanks!!!

JM