The students have been working hard in band classes and rehearsals, and the music for the concert at Bluefield on October 30th is getting closer to “performance ready” every day. Please encourage your child to practice for the concert at least every second day between now and Wednesday. Students will be assigned a new playing test at the end of the day today, so there should be lots of motivation to get the instruments out of the cases!
We will follow the following rehearsal schedule from Wednesday, October 23 to Friday, Nov. 1st
Wednesday, Oct. 23: Grade 8 early am band
Thursday, Oct. 24: Grade 7 early am band (Grade 9 am band is canceled due to the Duke of Edinburgh bike trip) *I apologize to grade 7 parents for the short notice. Please e-mail me if your child cannot attend this rescheduled rehearsal.
Friday, Oct. 25: Grade 7 early am band is canceled (I will be attending a conference in Nova Scotia)
Monday, Oct. 28: Grade 9 early am band (Jazz band is canceled). *Grade 7’s will rehearse as a full band during the school day. Time to be announced.
Tuesday, Oct. 29: Grade 9 early am band
Grade 9’s will attend a band clinic with Dr. Dale Lonis at Bluefield High School in the afternoon
Wednesday, Oct. 30: Grade 8 early am band
7:00 pm: Fall Concert at Bluefield High School
Thursday, Oct 31 : Grade 9 early am is canceled (Day after concert)
Friday, Nov.1: Grade 7 early am band is canceled (Day after Halloween!)