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Rising Freshman-BHS "how to"

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SCHOOL YEAR 15'-16'
*    Wednesday, Aug. 19 2015
  • First Day of school!  Welcome back
  • Special NOTE: Freshmen violins/violas, if you used a school owned instrument in middle school, please procure a violin or viola from a store this summer.  BHS does not have violins or violas to rent or borrow.  
  • Prepare for 1st semester seating audition
  • Prepare for Region Auditions
  • Freshmen Region $5 is due Friday, August 21, this week!
!    Friday, August 28
      Cello/Bass School Instrument Rental Form and $40 rental fee due

*    Friday, Sept. 11
        T Shirt Money due , $10 per shirt.
        Bring money to class, fill out form online
!    Sunday, September 13  Second Round SCPYO Auditions TBA
  • I highly encourage you to consider auditioning for the SCPYO. Click HERE to contact Judy Lawrence for audition information!  Her info is there at the bottom of the page.
!    Fri&Sat, Sept. 25 and 26
          Cello Choir at USC
!    ?????
        Painting Party, 9th graders only
        Pictures Posted
        3:45 until 5:30, have rides waiting
!    Saturday, Oct. 3
        Region Orchestra Audition TIMES TBA
        Crossroads Middle School , map
*    Thursday, Oct. 29 2015
        BHS Fall Concert, 6:30 pm
        Concert Attire (optional Halloween accessory)
!    Fri&Sat, Nov. 20&21
  • Region Orchestra Clinic
  • Irmo High School , map
  • Bus to Irmo HS Friday only, provide own transportation home Friday and all day Saturday.
!    Sunday, November 22
  • Town of Blythewood Christmas Tree Lighting
  • Town Hall, Langford Rd near new park!
  • arrive at 4, done at 7
  • Attire is Yuletide Casual 
  • SIGN UP TO PLAY HERE  ,  Chamber Orchestra (2017/18ers)
*    ????????
  • Little Fiddles Elves Workshop 
  • painting party after school until 5:30
  • Limited Space available!  You must sign up to attend
  • Sign up here, select ONLY ONE of the 2 days.
*    Sunday, December 6 tentative???
*    Friday, December 11 
  • Holiday Wishes Assembly during school
  • report to Gym at 8:35 am
  • Attire is Yuletide Casual, last year's seating example by grade below

!    December 17, 18,19
!    December ???
  • District Office Breakfast Chamber performance
  • Spring Valley Country Club
  • arrive at 7:00 am, done at 8:00 am
  • stay there for breakfast.
  • miss part of 1st period, excused until 9:00 am
  • Sign up to play here
!    Thursday/Friday, December ????
!    Saturday, January 9
        All State Orchestra Auditions, Times on email TBA
        Lexington High School , map
!    Fri-Sun, Feb 26-28
        All State Orchestra Event
        River Bluff High School , map
            Bus to RBHS Friday only, provide own transportation home Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday.
*    Sunday, January 24
  • Omega Psi Phi Talent Competition
  • application
  • PRIZE MONEY AWARDED!
  • See Lt. Col. White for further details
*    Wednesday, February ???, Atrium
        4:00 pm on the Bengal in the Atrium

*    Thursday, March 3, BHS auditorium
        Pre-Festival Concert , 6:30
*    Friday, March 18
        Concert Festival at Keenan High School , MAP
            Check your emails for details
            9th Grade, arrive at ????
            Concert, arrive at ????
            Chamber TRAVEL FORM to be updated

!    March ???? at Westwood HS
         Chamber Auditions for R2HS Honor Orchestra
          TIMES HERE
!    April 4 - 8
        R2 HS District Orchestraat Westwood High School, travel form
!    April ?? , 6:30
        Land/Knott Studio Recital
         Rehearsal from 4 to 6 in the auditorium
!    Friday May 6
  • Solo/Ensemble, Longleaf Middle School
  • arrive by 4:45, perform between 5:00 and 6:00 pm
*    May ????, Gymnasium
        Spring Concert , 6:30
        reception following concert
        bring a dessert to share , email Mrs. Dia


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