SPECIAL PERFORMANCE WEDNESDAY MORNING!
On Wednesday morning the Combined Band, Wind Ensemble, and Jazz Band will have a special performance for the Gahr High School staff! STUDENT CALL TIME IS 6:44AM FOR ALL BAND & PERCUSSION TO SET UP AND PEFORM IN THE MPR FOR STAFF MEETING. Wear an ugly Christmas sweater and a Santa/holiday hat. Make sure you have your music ready!
HOLIDAY CONCERT THIS THURSDAY @ WHITNEY HS!
Join us this Thursday, December 22nd for our annual Holiday Band Concert at 7PM in the Whitney HS MAC! Get in the holiday spirit with performances by the Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, and a special performance by the Color Guard! ALL TICKETS MUST BE PRE-PURCHASED ONLINE OR WE CANNOT GUARNTEE ENTRY. Admission is just $5/adults, $3/students with ID. Children 3 and under are free if they are sitting on your lap; if you would like them to have their own seat, you must purchase one. BUY TICKETS HERE: https://gahrband.ticketleap.com/holiday-band-concert/
STUDENTS: CONCERT ATTIRE IS ALL BLACK. Black, long sleeve, button-up, collared dress shirt. Black slacks (no jeans or stripes). Black belt for pants. Black dress shoes and socks. Girls have the option of wearing the same attire as the gentlemen OR an all black gown/dress that goes past the knees (NOT A SKIRT). If you would like to borrow a black concert gown, please email Mrs. Varney ASAP. Students that do not have the correct attire may not perform at the concert and will not receive credit. For the holiday concert you also have the option to wear a festive hat (Santa hat, antlers, etc.). JAZZ BAND: Make sure you purchase a jazz band tie from Mr. Loney for $10.
FUNDRAISERS, FUNDRAISERS, FUNDRAISERS!
Thank you to everyone who participated in our Luxury Bed Sheet and Premium Nut Fundraisers. We will have your orders this week to pick up for distribution. On Thursday at the concert we will have several new fundraisers to help you raise money for your student account - including Discount Cards, Carl's Jr. Coupon Books, and Crunch Fitness Memberships. For more information, please contact our Vice-President, Leah Walker. Thank you!
Thank you to everyone who pre-ordered tamales. Tamale orders will be available for pick up at the Holiday Concert this Thursday at Whitney HS. If you have any questions, please contact Prisca Alba. Thank you!
LUXURY SHEET ORDER PICK UP
6:44AM Jazz Band (My Favorite Things / Deck the Halls)
3:00-5:00PM Wind Ensemble (Many Sounds of Christmas, Silver Bells, Minor Alterations)
5:00-8:30PM Winter Guard Rehearsal
6:44AM Jazz Band
3:00-5:00PM Combined Band (Parade Sequence, Feliz Navidad, Christmas at the Circus, Sleigh Ride)
6:00-8:00PM Winter Drumline Battery Rehearsal
6:44AM CALL TIME FOR ALL BAND & PERCUSSION TO SET UP AND PEFORM IN THE MPR FOR STAFF MEETING! WEAR AN UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER AND A SANTA/HOLIDAY HAT. SONG LIST: My Favorite Things, You're a Mean One Mr. Grinch, Silver Bells, Minor Alterations, Christmas at the Circus, Parade Sequence, Sleigh Ride.
3:00-5:30PM Dress Rehearsal in MPR (Combined Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band)
3:00-6:00PM Winter Guard Rehearsal
PREMIUM NUT PICK UP
6:44AM Jazz Band - Final Run-through
6th Period - Load Percussion Equipment
AFTER SCHOOL TAKE EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR THE CONCERT AND WINTER BREAK - INSTRUMENT, CONCERT MUSIC, STICKS/MALLETS, SANTA HAT, BLACK ATTIRE/SHOES, FLAGS, ETC.
5:00PM STUDENT CALL TIME AT WHITNEY HS WEARING CONCERT BLACK ATTIRE. PERCUSSION HELP UNLOAD EQUIPMENT. COLOR GUARD RUN-THROUGH ON STAGE. WINDS WARM UP.
5:30PM BAND SOUND CHECK ON STAGE
6:00PM Guests enjoy tamales, baked goods, refreshments! Check out our "Stocking Stuffer" fundraising table - Gahr Marching Gladiators merch, field show DVDs, Discount Card fundraiser, Crunch Fitness memberships, Carl's Jr. Coupon Books, and 2017 Gahr Instrumental Music Program CALENDAR!
6:30PM Clear stage
6:45PM Doors open.
PURCHASE TICKETS AHEAD OF TIME TO GUARENTEE SEATING. WE WILL SELL OUT!
7:00PM HOLIDAY CONCERT STARTS!
8:30PM Approximate concert end time.
WINDS: TAKE INSTRUMENTS AND MUSIC HOME TO PRACTICE OVER WINTER BREAK.
PERCUSSSION: LOAD EQUIPMENT IN TRAILER. RETURN TO GAHR HS TO UNLOAD IN BAND ROOM.
Have a great Winter Break!!