March 31, 2019

posted Mar 31, 2019, 11:39 AM by GCHS Band

Rehearsal Schedule for the week:

  • Monday - Brass Ensemble (3:15-4:30), Low Brass Ensemble (4:30-6 ) - Band Room
  • Tuesday - Fall 2019 Percussion Section Auditions BEGIN!  5-8 - Band Room
  • Wednesday - Woodwind Ensemble- 3:15-4:30 - Band Room
  • Thursday - Jazz Band - 3:15-4:30 - Band Room
  • Friday - Percussion Audition Clinic (NOTE DAY CHANGE!) - 5-8 - Band Room


  • I hope everyone enjoyed some rest and relaxation over Spring Break and are ready to return tomorrow and finish out these last few weeks of the semester STRONG!
  • Great Job by all 7 students who tried out for the position of drum major for next year's band!  Congratulations to out 2019-20 drum majors, Molly and Sunny!
  • TOMORROW we begin selling cases of Pepsi Products (Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sierra Mist, Dr. P, Diet Dr. P, water, etc.) for $20 for 24 16.9 oz. bottles.  This is a GREAT DEAL @ only $0.83/bottle!  This fundraiser will take care of buses/equipment to parades, music for parades, band banquet decorations/senior gifts, and start the preparation for our fireworks order for this summer.  Each student will be asked to sell at least 6 cases or get $30 in donations.  The order form is attached.  All money and orders will be due back no later than Friday, April 12th!  We need EVERYONE to do his/her part in making this fundraiser a success!
  • Color Guard Audition Clinic #4 is TOMORROW from 3:30 until 5!  Be sure to invite someone new to attend even if they haven't attended any of the previous clinics.  All audition fees should be paid at this time!
  • Fall 2019 Percussion Auditions start this week!  Encourage ANY percussionists in grades 8-11 (currently) to attend the audition clinics.  Clinics are on Tuesday & Friday (NOTE DAY CHANGE!) from 5-8 in the band room.  If there is a conflict students need to contact Tico to let them know why they will not be at the audition clinics.  If they do not show up we assume that they are not planning to march in the fall and we will fill their spot.
  • Continue encouraging 8th graders all the way up through the 1st June rehearsal to at least give band a shot next year!  We have a great show in store for the fall and now we need a group of dedicated performers to pull it off and make it great!
  • Continue to take care of outstanding debt!  Your April 1st statements should be emailed out this week for your review!

Upcoming Dates:

  • 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!
  • Friday, April 19th - Good Friday - NO SCHOOL!
  • Tuesday, April 23rd - First Parade Band Rehearsal for all non Concert Band Members and guard members - 3:15-5:00 - Any member of the marching band who is NOT in the Concert Band or is in the color guard MUST attend ALL after school rehearsals and parades in order to attend the band banquet.
  • Thursday April 25th - Parade Band Rehearsal for EVERYONE!  3:15-5:00.  This is a MANDATORY for all concert band members and those wishing to attend the banquet!
  • April 30, May 2, 7, 9 - Parade Band Rehearsals for EVERYONE!  3:15-5:00.
GCHS Band,
Mar 31, 2019, 11:39 AM