March 12, 2017

posted Mar 12, 2017, 9:29 AM by GCHS Band


  • Each concert band student will receive a permission form tomorrow for each of his/her teachers to sign in order to go to concert festival NEXT Friday.  These forms MUST be turned back in to me no later than NEXT MONDAY.  If a student does not turn in a permission form signed by all of their teachers then they will not be able to attend the event NEXT Friday!
  • Jazz Band will meet TOMORROW from 3:15-4:30 in the band room!
  • Fall 2017 Color Guard Audition Clinic #2 will take place TOMORROW from 3:30-5:00 in the main gym!  If you know of someone who was not able to attend the last clinic, they MUST attend this clinic in order to audition for the Fall 2017 Color Guard!
  • Fall 2017 Battery Audition Clinic #2 and #3 will take place TOMORROW (note date change) and on Thursday from 5-7 in the band room!  Anyone in grades 8-11 interested in auditioning for the drumline for the fall must attend the audition clinics!
  • Fall 2017 Drum Major Audition Clinic will be held THIS WEDNESDAY in the band room!  Information can be found on the table in the band room.  All contracts MUST be turned in to me before your student will be allowed to audition.
  • Brass Ensemble will meet this Thursday from 3:15-4:30 in the band room!
  • Friday is the deadline to turn in drink orders for the St. Louis Trip!!!  We need everyone to sell 6 or more cases in order to decrease the price of the trip for each student.  Orders + $$$ are due THIS FRIDAY!  Order form is attached.  
  • Seniors need to start sending pictures to Mrs. Kim Todd to be included in the Band Banquet DVD!  You can send them electronically (preferred) or send them in an envelope to school and give them to Henry.  Be sure names are on the backs of each picture.

Upcoming Dates:

  • Monday, March 20th - Jazz Band Rehearsal - 3:15-4:30 - Band Room
  • Monday, March 20th - Guard Clinic #3 - 3:30-5:00 - Main Gym - The $40 audition fee is due at this clinic
  • Monday, March 20th - Band Booster Executive Committee Meeting - 5:00 - Band Room - Minutes from the meeting will be emailed out just like last month since a lot of you seemed to like that format better.
  • Tuesday, March 21st (NOTE DATE CHANGE) - Fall 2017 Drum Major Auditions - 3:30 - Theater - All who audition MUST attend the clinic this Wednesday!
  • Tuesday, March 21st - Fall 2017 Front Ensemble Audition Clinic #1 - 5-7 - Band Room
  • Thursday, March 23rd - Front Ensemble Audition Clinic #2 - 5-7 - Band Room
  • Friday, March 24th - Concert Festival - Liberty HS - Jackson, TN - Performance Time:  12:00 - Students will miss school this day and will need money to eat lunch with while in Jackson.  See attached for a full schedule for Concert Festival!  The attire for the day is black/white ONLY!  I will issue each of the guys a tie that is part of their attire for that day
  • Thursday, April 13th - Pop Concert - 6:30 - Theater - All Concert Band, Jazz Band, and Brass Ensemble students will have to be there in their seats at 5:45!