March 10, 2019

posted Mar 10, 2019, 12:39 PM by GCHS Band

Rehearsal Schedule for the week:

  • Monday - Brass Ensemble (3:15-4:30), Low Brass Ensemble (4:30-6 ) - Band Room
  • Wednesday - Woodwind Ensemble- 3:15-4:30 - Band Room
  • Thursday - Jazz Band - 3:15-4:30 - Band Room


  • CONGRATULATIONS to the Lady Pioneers!  2 State Championships (band and girl's basketball) are back at GC this year!  This may be a first in the history of the school?
  • Tremendous job by the Concert Band this past Thursday at Concert Festival!  2 superior and 2 excellent ratings and a great performance!  Thanks to the chaperones who volunteered their time to come on the trip with us.
  • Thanks to the dedicated members of the band who volunteered for the Pep Band on both Thursday and Friday.  Thanks to Mr. Hughes for covering the cost of the bus and paying for the admission of the pep band members!
  • 3rd/4th block exams are TOMORROW!  Be prepared.
  • All concert band members missed their 1st and 2nd block exams on Thursday due to Concert Festival.  These will be made up in the cafeteria/library THIS TUESDAY during 4th block (band class time).
  • Color Guard Audition Clinic #2 is TOMORROW from 3:30 until 5!  Be sure to invite someone new to attend.  This is the last free clinic.  The $40 audition fee will be due at the 3rd clinic.
  • Band Booster Meeting - TOMORROW NIGHT- 7:00 pm - Band Room
  • Continue to take care of outstanding debt!  Check CutTime or have your student ask me for a printed copy of your student's account statement for up-to-date balances.

Upcoming Dates:

  • Monday, March 18th - Guard Audition Clinic #3 - $40 audition fee is due at this clinic (CASH ONLY!)
  • Tuesday, March 19th - Middle School Band Concerts - 6:30 - Theater - Let's come out and support the future of our band program!  This is worth letting credit for those students still seeking credits to letter in band this year.
  • March 25-29 - SPRING BREAK!!!  NO SCHOOL!
  • Tuesday, April 2nd - Fall 2019 Percussion Section (battery and front ensemble) Audition Clinics BEGIN!  5-8pm - Band Room
  • April 10-13 - All State Music Educators Convention - Opryland Hotel - Nashville, TN
  • Monday, April 15th - All lettering criteria for the 2018-19 school year IS DUE!  NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • Thursday, April 18th - Pops Concert - 6:30 - Theater - Mandatory Performance for all concert band members!