2018-2019 Berkner Band preview

2018 Calendar of Events

for Incoming Students

www.berknerband.com • jason.schayot@risd.org


Saturday, May 5 SUPER SATURDAY

8:30 am — 2:00 pm at the Berkner Band Hall

Student should…

  • wear athletic shoes, athletic shorts & T shirt.
  • bring instruments (percussion bring mallet bags)

Parent performance at 1:30 in the Berkner Band Hall.


Fri, May 18 & Sat, May 19

KICK-OFF CAMP at BHS

Required of ALL band members.

Friday evening and Saturday 8:30am to 6PM


Mon, July 16 thru Fri, July 20

PERCUSSION & COLOR GUARD CAMP at Berkner HS.

For percussion & color guard only.

Specific times to be communicated at a later date.


Monday, July 30

FIRST DAY OF SUMMER BAND FOR EVERYONE!

Please plan summer vacations and other activities during June and July.

We rehearse daily in August, Monday through Saturday.

Daily schedule is typically 7:00AM-4PM


July 30-Aug 4 & Aug 6-11 (Mon-Sat)

DRILL WEEKS!

This is when we learn a large segment of our marching productions.

Attendance is critical!

(Note that we rehearse on Saturday morning!)

Students who are absent during drill weeks are still welcome in the Berkner Band,

but they will not be eligible for spots in the contest show.


Mon, Aug 13 through Fri, Aug 17

More band, but with a reduced schedule.


Mon, Aug 20

First Day of Classes (we rehearse 5PM to 8PM on Monday 8/20)