Weekly Update: April 27th – May 1st

This Week

  • Monday: 2:20 PM – 3:00 PM After School Jazz
  • Thursday: 2:20 PM – 3:00 PM After School Jazz
  • Thursday: 3:45 PM – 4:15 PM Apopka Middle School Recruiting (@AMMS)

Looking Ahead

  • May 5 – 7: 2015-2016 Color Guard Auditions
  • May 12: Spring Concert
    • May 11: Dress Rehearsal
  • TBA: Leadership Clinics/Interviews
  • May 22: Band Banquet
  • May 23: “Swing Into Spring” Dinner-Dance (Jazz Bands)
  • May 29: Spring Football Game

What A Week! 

Senior Olympics, State Concert MPA, Grad Bash, More Testing, Art & Foliage Festival…… Big week for the members of our program!

There is much to be thankful for as we look back on a great week for AHS and our program. Congratulations to the Jazz Ensembles for great performances on Saturday at the Art & Foliage festival. Congratulations to all students taking FSA tests and getting them done! Congrats to our Seniors on a great week of making memories as the year begins to wrap up! And lastly, congrats to all who performed and attended State Concert MPA on Wednesday – ’twas a great performance night for our band! Congratulations on a great week Blue Darter Band! ….. Did I mention it was busy? I hear there were some tired faces on stage Saturday morning…… 🙂 Thank you to everyone for your commitment to excellence this week!

4.22.15 State MPA State

4.22.15 State MPA Outside

Band Banquet & “Spring Into Swing” Dinner-Dance 

Tickets will go on sale this week! Details will be passed in classes on Tuesday.


Swing Into Spring

2015-2016 Blue Darter Band Upcoming Schedule & Leadership Information

We are looking forward to an incredible 2015-2016 Blue Darter Band! The late Spring/Summer schedule will be posted this week for the full Band. Also, we are very excited to get our leadership clinics underway for the upcoming school year. Please look for information on the board regarding dates and times as well as what you need to bring. Can’t wait to get started! Check back later this week for our official schedule for the band through Band Camp! IE, GYB!

Marching Band


Listening Opportunity

On Wednesday, April 29th, the Capitol Winds from the University of Hartford will present their Spring Concert to a live audience and streamed via web at 7:30 PM. Visit WWW.Hartford.edu/harttstreaming to watch this awesome concert for free! Conductor Gary Partridge came and joined us in early October as a guest of Mr. L and he has been the leader of this fine ensemble for our 20 performance seasons.

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