Weekly Update: October 19th – October 22nd ~ Thursday Football/Friday Morning Rehearsal

This Week

Monday

  • 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM Marching Band Rehearsal
    • Finish Mvt. 3 (playing & marching) 

Tuesday (Concert Ensemble Day)

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 5th Periods – CONCERT ENSEMBLE – BRING YOUR INSTRUMENT IF IT IS DIFFERENT THAN MARCHING INSTRUMENT. 
  • 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM Color Guard Rehearsal

Wednesday (Concert Ensemble Day) CHAIR PLACEMENT AUDITION DAY

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 5th Periods – CONCERT ENSEMBLE – BRING YOUR INSTRUMENT IF IT IS DIFFERENT THAN MARCHING INSTRUMENT.
  • 1:15 PM – 1:30 PM Leadership Council Meeting: Colonels/Drum Majors/Captains
  • 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM Percussion Rehearsal

Thursday

    • 7 AM Pep Rally
    • FOOTBALL GAME @ Oak Ridge
    • Call Time 4:30 PM
    • Return 11:00 PM

Friday    (No School)

    • MANDATORY MARCHING BAND REHEARSAL 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

 

Performance ScoreboardTHURSDAY FOOTBALL GAME – CALL TIME 5:00 PM

  • Uniform
    • Full Marching Band Uniform
      • Band T-Shirt, Shorts, LONG BLACK SOCKS, Shoes, Jackets, Bibbers, Shakos, Back Packs, Gloves
        • BRING $3.00 if you do not have a pair of white gloves to wear with the uniform.
  • Halftime Performance Plan:
    • Half Time
      • Perform Mvts. 1, 2, and 3 
      • Take Knee & Watch Oak Ridge High School Band

 

Looking Ahead

  • October 27th – Tuesday Rehearsal AFTER SCHOOL 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM (Monday is a Holiday.)
  • November 7th – Marching MPA @ University High
  • November 10th – 11th – BAND PHOTOS (During School)
  • November 16th – All County Auditions (@ AHS)
    • We are hosting AND we will have many students auditioning.
    • Be sure you are practicing your All County Music! (Check Edmodo)
  • November 18th – Fall Concert Dress Rehearsal
  • November 19th – Fall Concert (Thursday)
    • BAND PICTURE PREVIEWS WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE AUDITORIUM LOBBY PRIOR TO THE CONCERT & AFTER THE CONCERT. 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Weekly Recap ~ Senior Night!

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CONGRATS TO OUR 2015-2016 SENIOR CLASS! This was a great evening to HONOR our Senior members as we close out our regular season home game slate. Thank you to everyone that took part in making this a special night! GO BIG BLUE SENIORS!!!!!

All County Audition Sign Up

Look for the ALL-COUNTY BAND Sign Up on Monday. Sign ups will conclude on Thursday. Be sure to add your name to the list – Audition Music is on the Edmodo page.

Thursday/Friday Info

  • Thursday (No Thursday Rehearsal)
    • 7 AM Pep Rally
    • 4:30 PM Game Call Time (Getting Dressed)
      • YOU NEED TO EAT BEFORE YOU ARRIVE – WE DO NOT KNOW WHAT THE CONCESSION SITUATION WILL BE AT OAK RIDGE.
      • We will return around 11 PM.
  • Friday Morning (Student Holiday)
    • MANDATORY MARCHING BAND REHEARSAL 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    • No Monday Rehearsal the following week. (Student Holiday) We will meet on TUESDAY, 10.27 for our regular rehearsal.

AMMS Help Thank You

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Apopka Middle Concert on Thursday. A special thank you to all of our student leadership and members who helped with the logistics of the concert. This made a big difference in the event! IE, GYB!

MPA Info Sheet

Coming this week….. AHS performs at 7:30 PM at University High School on Saturday, November 7th. The official Trip Itinerary will be available by mid-week. In look ahead, we will meet around 2 PM to have a brief field rehearsal prior to departure.

Cheesecake Delivery

Tentative date is set for Thursday, October 29th. We will confirm via email this week.

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