Weekly Update: January 25th – January 30th ~ All County Band Week

This Week

  • Monday
    • No scheduled events.
    • SmartMusic Assignment Due 1 for both 1st and 5th periods.
  • Tuesday
    • After School Jazz Ensemble 2:20 PM – 3:00 PM
    • JV Winterguard 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    • Wolf Lake S&E Help Sessions 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM
    • Varsity Winterguard 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    • OCPS All County Band Rehearsal #1 (@WPHS) 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    • Basketball Pep Band – vs. Edgewater – Meet @ 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    • No scheduled events.
  • Thursday
    • After School Jazz Ensemble 2:20 PM – 3:00 PM
    • JV Winterguard 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    • Varsity Winterguard 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    • OCPS All County Band Rehearsal #2 (@WPHS) 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Friday
    • All County Band Rehearsal #3 (@WPHS) 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
      • Participants should ensure their field trip forms are completed and turned in by Thursday.
  • Saturday
    • All County Band Rehearsal #4 (@WPHS)
      • 9/10 Band = 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
      • 11/12 Band = 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    • All County Band Concert (@WPHS) 6:00 PM
      • 5:30 PM Call Time

Weekly Recap 

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Thank you to all of our participants for the annual Martin Luther King parade! You made a difference with your performance!

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to our Varsity and JV Winterguard on a FANTASTIC Premiere Weekend. Our JV Winterguard came in 1st place in their round for the Scholastic B and our Varsity came in 2nd for the Scholastic A category. We are so proud of you and the hard work you put in each and every week!

SmartMusic has begun! The first assignment has been given to both 1st and 5th period classes and is due on Monday, January 25th by 11:59 PM. 2nd and 3rd period band classes will receive their microphones this week to begin working with the SmartMusic program.

Looking Ahead

Jazz MPA/Solo & Ensemble MPA is Thursday, February 11th – Saturday, February 13th 

Solo and Ensemble is right around the corner! Musical preparations should be well under way and nearing completion as you get ready for the upcoming performance weekend. AHS will serve as the site host for S&E and we will have a member work schedule set up to begin signing up for work times later this week so you can plan ahead. All members will be required to work ONE shift to assist in this endeavor of serving our District schools.

Concert MPA After School Rehearsals begin NEXT WEEK! Here is the schedule: 

  • Darter Winds (Concert Band & Symphonic Band + Assigned Percussion)
    • February 1st 2:20 PM – 3:20 PM
    • February 8th 2:20 PM – 3:20 PM
    • February 17th 1:20 PM – 2:20 PM (Wednesday)
    • February 22nd 2:20 PM – 3:20 PM
    • February 29th 2:20 PM – 3:20 PM
  • Wind Symphony (3rd Period Winds + Assigned Percussion)
    • February 2nd 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    • February 9th 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    • February 16th 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    • February 23rd (No Rehearsal as this is our Pre-MPA)
    • March 1st 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Concert Pre-MPA Performance Tuesday, February 23rd 7:00 PM 
  • Concert MPA (@ Edgewater HS) Thursday, March 3rd, Time TBA (Both groups) 

Upcoming Fundraising Opportunity

“Mixed Bag” begins this week for ALL MEMBERS of our program! This program was highly successful last year and will be a great opportunity for all members to ensure they are have met their financial needs for the year.

If you are not presently aware of your financial status within the program, please visit http://www.charmsoffice.com and log in to check your account balance. See Mr. L if you are not able to log in.

2nd Hoodie Order Has Arrived! 

If you have not yet paid for your hoodie, please bring your check or cash in for $40 before you can take it home.

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