NUT FUNDRAISER STARTS MONDAY!
We're selling premium quality nuts from J&N Products perfect for holiday gift giving or holiday baking! Each bag of nuts you sell will earn you $5.00 towards your account. This can help fulfill outstanding obligations or to start fundraising for winter drumline or winter guard. Nut orders and payments in cash or check made payable to “J&N Nuts” must be turned into the drop box by Friday, December 11 and will be delivered on Wednesday, December 16th just in time for the holidays! If you have any questions regarding this fundraiser, please contact Linda Stockwell at (562) 889-4817.
PARADE DRUM MAJOR AUDITIONS 12/2
Calling all students with parade drum major experience! We are having auditions on Wednesday after school if you are interested in being our parade drum major for the Disneyland Parade. Please have your own mace/baton and whistle and be prepared to show what you can do.
BOOSTER MEETING THIS WEDNESDAY 12/2
Please join us for our last general parent booster meeting of the year this Wednesday, December 2nd at 6:30PM in the Band Room! We will be debriefing everything from the last month, including the Gahr Invitational Field Tournament and our successful field season. We'll also be discussing upcoming fundraisers, performances, and our winter drumline & winter guard.
DISNEY COMMUNITY ARTS SHOWCASE 12/7
We will be performing in the Disney Community Arts Showcase on Monday, December 7th with a 5:45PM parade march in Disney's California Adventure! We have four important rehearsals this week to prepare for the parade. In order to participate, students must have a minimum of a 2.0GPA, no Fs in any classes, attend all parade rehearsals, and have music/work memorized. Please speak to Mr. Loney ASAP if you are not able to meet these basic requirements. Students will be receiving a field trip permission form on Monday that needs to be signed ASAP by your teachers and parents. Call time on Monday, December 7th is 6:45AM with everything you need for the park - DO NOT BE LATE. California Adventure stays open until 8:00PM; we will arrive back at Gahr at approximately 9:00PM.
2016 INDOOR PERCUSSION WORKSHOP/AUDITION DATES
This Wed 12/2 - Workshop from 6-8:30PM
Wed 12/9 - Workshop from 6-8:30PM
Fri 12/11 - Auditions from 3-6PM
Wed 12/16 - Parent/Student Meeting at 6:30PM
Fri 12/18 - First Payment Due
Sat 12/19 - Indoor Percussion Camp 9AM-6PM
2016 WINTER GUARD WORKSHOP/AUDITION DATES
Next Tues 12/8 - Workshop from 3-5PM
Wed 12/9 - Workshop from 3-5PM
Thurs 12/10 - Workshop from 3-5PM / Parent/Student Meeting at 5:30PM
Fri 12/18 - First Payment Due ($125)
Tues 12/22 - Winter Guard Camp from 8AM-8PM
Tues 12/28 - Winter Guard Camp from 8AM-8PM
HOLIDAY BAND CONCERT 12/17
Join us on Thursday, December 17th at 7 p.m. in the Gahr High School MPR for our annual Holiday Band Concert! Get into the holiday spirit with performances by the Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, and Jazz Band! General admission is $5 at the door and helps cover the cost of our music. We'll also have tamales and a bake sale so come hungry!
GAHR ONCE AGAIN 2015 CALIFORNIA STATE BAND GRAND CHAMPIONS!
Congratulations on an incredible job this field season and at championships! Thank you to our incredible instructional staff whose daily efforts bring out the best in each of our student performers. This would not be possible without the work of our amazing booster parents and their dedication and commitment to our students. Check out this special video of adjudicator commentary from the California State Band Grand Championships!
TubaChristmas is Saturday (12/19) at Downtown Disney for any baritone/euphonium and tuba players! Participant registration fee is $10 cash. Please let Mr. Loney know ASAP if you are interested and we can organize a carpool and coordinate transporting instruments, music stands, chairs, etc. We will be meeting at Gahr High School at 7:30AM to carpool.