WEEKLY NEWS EMAIL

Dear Creekview Band Friends and Family,

Great work everyone! This past week was a HUGE success for the band program! Students have been learning show music, stand tunes, traditionals as well as marching fundamentals and show drill for the 2018 production “Magnum Opus”

Notes from the top:

Really important week coming up – reminder to all our families to avoid scheduling appointments during the critical learning and rehearsal times. This week we will be rehearsing from 5pm – 8pm in the evening. ALL parents are welcome to attend the back leg of rehearsals – we have an open rehearsal policy and love having loved ones come spectate this great band program! Park up north and walk down! Bring water cases for your child. Double check that we have send in registration/band fees!

DONATIONS: FanPledge is Active. Many of the person on your contact list have a PENDING status on their pledge – consider sending a word of appreciation and thanks to your contacts as we continue accepting their donations online! Parents – you can keep sharing this link with friends and family who wish to help and support your childs band experience and goals!

https://event.fan-pledge.com/18038

Copy and Paste – SHARE with loved ones, facebook, email, text messages. Most importantly continue to thank and appreciate every person that makes an investment in you and our program!

CLASS SCHEDULES: some may have noticed that there were some scheduling conflicts and the front office is working diligently to address those. Be patient and know that we are aware and working to help have those resolved as we go into next week!

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Aug 13 – 17th – Master classes for All Region (CHS, NSHS, RLT)

Aug 17th – Parent Performance @ CHS Band field

Aug 18th – Parent Social @ the Ingrams (More information to come via email)

Aug 20th – First day of school

Aug 22nd – ALL CFBISD Peprally (evening)

Aug 29th – CHS evening peprally

Aug 31 – 1st FB game vs. Midlothian AWAY

WATER CASES:

2 Cases of water per student – this will provide the water needs for the program throughout the fall football games and contest season! Drop those off this week!

OPEN REHEARSALS: PARENTS HAVE A GREAT TRADITION OF ATTENDING THE FINAL 30 MINUTES OF REHEARSAL IN THE EVENINGS! Park your car NORTH by the auditorium and WALK down – bring a lawn chair or blanket and ENJOY the CHS Program! The students love the support and want to showcase their progress! Help us NOT block the drive way – Be courteous and AVOID PARKING ON THE FIRE LANES.

SUMMER BAND SCHEDULE

Monday, August 13, 2018 – Summer Band (Mandatory)

8:00am – Practice rooms/ band field open for practice/sectionals

10:00am – 12:00pm – Wind Symphony Master Class

1:00pm – 3:00pm – Wind Symphony Master Class

4:30pm – CALL TIME for band members

5:00pm – Meeting / SR / Fundamentals / Marching Rehearsal

8:00pm – Band Dismissed

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 – Summer Band (Mandatory)

8:00am – Practice rooms/ band field open for practice/sectionals

10:00am – 12:00pm – Wind Symphony Master Class

1:00pm – 3:00pm – Wind Symphony Master Class

4:30pm – CALL TIME for band members

5:00pm – Meeting / SR / Fundamentals / Marching Rehearsal

8:00pm – Band Dismissed

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 – Summer Band (Mandatory)

8:00am – Practice rooms/ band field open for practice/sectionals

10:00am – 12:00pm – Wind Symphony Master Class

1:00pm – 3:00pm – Wind Symphony Master Class

4:30pm – CALL TIME for band members

5:00pm – Meeting / SR / Fundamentals / Marching Rehearsal

8:00pm – Band Dismissed

Thursday, August 16, 2018 – Summer Band (Mandatory)

8:00am – Practice rooms/ band field open for practice/sectionals

10:00am – 12:00pm – Wind Symphony Master Class

1:00pm – 3:00pm – Wind Symphony Master Class

4:30pm – CALL TIME for band members

5:00pm – Meeting / SR / Fundamentals / Marching Rehearsal

8:00pm – Band Dismissed

Friday, August 17, 2018 – Summer Band / PARENT PERFORMANCE @ 7 (bandfield)

8:00am – Practice rooms/ band field open for practice/sectionals

*Pass offs, review drill individually on field, play by memory outside!

4:30pm – CALL TIME for band members

5:00pm – Meeting / SR / Fundamentals / Marching Rehearsal

6:30pm – Stage for performance

7:00pm – PARENT PERFOMANCE OF “MAGNUM OPUS XXVIII”

-Introduction of band, leadership, guard, perc, winds, staff

-stretch and run/fundamentals block – invite parents – learn Fw/bw march

-warm up block / stand tunes/ cadences

-show chuncks

-Drill top – C, C-D, D-E, E-F (drill, Drumline, Singing)

-Flow – Top – F

*opportunity for Spirit wear order/I’m with the Band Tshirt!

Saturday, August 18, 2018 – Parent Social @ the Ingrams! (evening)

*look for email later this week!

See you all soon!

Arturo Denis