October 15, 2017

posted Oct 15, 2017, 12:53 PM by GCHS Band
Rehearsal Schedule for the week:
  • Monday - Guard Sectional (3-5); Clarinet Sectional (3:15-4:30); Percussion Sectional (5-8)
  • Tuesday - Full Band (3-5); all other hornline sectionals (5-6)
  • Thursday - Full Band (3-5) 
  • Friday - OPEN WEEK FOR FOOTBALL!  No game!  Enjoy your night off!
  • Saturday - Bandmaster's Championship - Memphis - We meet at 11:00 for rehearsal.
Announcements:
  • Thanks to all those who made the trip over to South Gibson yesterday!  I think our fans made up about half of the fans that were there!  What a great performance our kids put on last night!  Hard work is definitely starting to pay off as our performances continue to elevate in their effectiveness!
  • Yankee Candle orders + $$$ are due THIS FRIDAY!  Each student is asked to sell at least 6 items or get $30 in donations.  Please do your part to make this fundraiser a success!
  • Friday is our football team's open week!  There is no game on Friday.  Enjoy your night off!
  • On Saturday we will travel to the Liberty Bowl for the Bandmaster's Championship!  This is a HUGE contest!  Our class line-up is stacked with competition!  Once again we find ourselves among some very tough competition.  Attached is the line-up of bands.  We will meet at 11:00 am for rehearsal before leaving for Memphis at 12:45.  Students need to have eaten lunch BEFORE they arrive that morning.  The boosters will feed the students immediately following our performance at 5:00.  Students will need money for a meal/snack in the stadium (~$10/student) when we arrived.  Our detailed itinerary for the day is attached to this email.  Ride home forms for Saturday are due NO LATER THAN 3:00 pm on Friday!  NO EXCEPTIONS!  The website for the competition is http://www.tigerbandalumni.com/bandmasters.htm.   Check out the website for the new bag policy that they have at the Liberty Bowl!!!  I hope that many of you will make the drive down to Memphis, sit together, and cheer on this great group of students!
  • Don't forget that room $$$ for state is due by the 31st!
Upcoming Dates:
  • Monday, October 23rd - Guard Sectional (3-5); Flute/Altos Sectional (3:15-4:30); Percussion Sectional (5-8)
  • Friday, October 27th - FB vs. McKenzie - Home - 7:00 - Senior Night - Students will have to be dressed in full uniform and in their seats at 5:30.  Senior night recognitions will begin at 6:30.
  • Saturday, October 28th - Mid-South Marching Invitational @ Austin Peay State University.  We will meet that morning for immediate departure to APSU!
  • Rehearsal Change:  The rehearsal scheduled for Halloween (31st) originally scheduled for the 6-9 will now be at regular rehearsal time from 3:15-5:00.  This has been updated on the band website's calendar.
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GCHS Band,
Oct 15, 2017, 12:56 PM
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GCHS Band,
Oct 15, 2017, 12:56 PM
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