PERFORMANCE AT PORTUGUESE HALL TODAY 9/29
Today, Sunday 9/29 the Gahr Marching Gladiators "pep band" will be playing at the Artesia Portuguese Hall for a community performance. We will be joined by Cerritos HS, Tetzlaff MS, the Artesia D.E.S., and the Chino D.E.S. STUDENTS: Wear your black "Gahr Band" polo shirt, jeans, and bring your instrument, flip-folder, and lyre. Please meet directly at the Artesia Portugese Hall located at 11903 Ashworth St, Artesia, CA 90701. Meet at 2:00PM to set up and we will warm up at 2:30PM. Food will be served at 3:00PM, and the performance begins at 4:00PM. Family and friends are welcome to attend this free performance! We should be dismissed at approximately 5:30PM.
DINNER NIGHT AT CHIPOTLE TOMORROW 9/30
Eat at Chipotle in the Los Cerritos Mall TOMORROW, Monday, September 30th from 5-9PM and support the Gahr Instrumental Music Program! Please print the attached flyer or show it on your smartphone.
MONTHLY BOOSTER MEETING THIS WEDNESDAY @ 6:30PM!
Please join us this Wednesday, October 2nd for our monthly Booster Meeting at 6:30PM in the Band Room! We're gearing up for the 5th annual Gahr Invitational Field Tournament and we need your help to make it successful! Meetings are warm, welcoming, and efficient.
HOME FOOTBALL GAME AND "SENIOR NIGHT" THIS THURSDAY 10/3
Our next Home Football Game is this THURSDAY 10/3! ALL SENIOR BAND AND GUARD PARENTS ARE INVITED AND ENCOURAGED TO WALK WITH THEIR STUDENT AT 6:00PM IN THE GAHR HS STADIUM FOR "SENIOR NIGHT." BAND STUDENTS: We will be wearing FULL UNIFORM at this game, so students need a BLACK SHORT-SLEEVE COMPRESSION TOP, BLACK COMPRESSION SHORTS, LONG BLACK SOCKS, AND BLACK MARCHING SHOES. We will be providing dinner at the band room after the run-through. Call time will be 5:15PM for a quick meeting and to change into uniform. Please make sure your flip folder is organized and you're ready for Movement 1 and 2!
3RD DONATION DUE THIS FRIDAY
The 3rd donation of $125 is due this Friday 10/4. Checks are made payable to "Gahr Band Boosters." If you are making a cash payment, please get a receipt from Mr. Loney before turning it into the Drop Box. You can also make a payment online here. We cannot pay our instructional staff, field show competitions, costumes, or music copyrights without your donation. COLOR GUARD - YOU MUST BE CAUGHT UP WITH DONATIONS TO RECEIVE YOUR COSTUME. Please communicate with Mr. Loney if you have any issues with your financial obligation. Thank you!
GAHR INVITATIONAL FIELD TOURNAMENT DONATION REQUEST
The 5th annual Gahr Invitational Field Tournament is on Saturday, October 12th! Please help us make it a success by donating concession items.
6:30AM Jazz Band - rhythm section only
3:00-5:00PM Rehearsal (finishing Movement 2 drill)
5:00-9:00PM DINNER NIGHT @ CHIPOTLE IN THE LOS CERRITOS MALL! Please show the flyer.
6:30AM Jazz Band - winds only
STUDY HALL DURING CLASS
4:45PM Set up for rehearsal with all props, scaffoldings, paint barrels
5:00-8:15PM Rehearsal (full ensemble in the stadium)
**Family & friends invited to watch the run-through towards the end of practice**
3:00-5:30PM Full Ensemble Rehearsal (due to Thursday football game)
2:45PM Set up for rehearsal ASAP
3:00PM Rehearsal / Run-through
4:00PM Dinner Break - CHILI DOGS PROVIDED
5:15PM Band meeting and change to FULL UNIFORM - Bring your compression shirt/shorts, long black socks, and black marching shoes.
PARENT HELP NEEDED TO RUN CONCESSIONS! THANK YOU!!
5:45PM Run pep tunes / cadences
5:50PM Seniors walk to stadium for Senior Night. Parents encouraged to attend!
6:00PM SENIOR NIGHT IN STADIUM
6:45PM Star-Spangled Banner
7:00PM Home Football Game vs. Downey HS
8:15PM Half-time performance - Movements 1 and 2 - Parent help needed with equipment.
8:45PM Front Ensemble, Battery, and Guard go back to band room
ALL UNIFORMS NEED TO BE HUNG CORRECTLY ON THE COAT HANGERS AND PUT IN THE UNIFORM BAG!!! KEEP YOUR SHOES IN YOUR UNIFORM BAG AND MAKE SURE THEY ARE LABELED.
9:15PM Approximate Dismissal Time
3RD PAYMENT OF $125 DUE IN DROP BOX OR ONLINE
7:45AM Band Room open
8:30AM Block 1 - Learn movement 3 drill
12:00PM Lunch (bring $5)
1:00PM Block 2
BIG PUSH TO THE GAHR INVITATIONAL FIELD SHOW NEXT WEEK!!