ABCUSD HONOR BAND AUDITIONS
This year's ABCUSD Honor Band will be conducted by Mr. John Carnahan from California State University, Long Beach! We will be hosting Honor Band auditions this Tuesday, January 16th (woodwinds) and Wednesday, January 17th (brass & percussion), running from 5-8PM both days at Gahr High School. We are in need of parent and student volunteers both days to help students with check-in and to assist the adjudicators. Let Mr. Loney know if you are interested in helping out.
1. Spirals of Light
2. Rippling Watercolors
3. Lightning Field
4. Knights of the Purple Regiment
WINTER GUARD & WINTER DRUMLINE DONATIONS
ALL STUDENTS IN WINTER PROGRAMS MUST BE CAUGHT UP WITH ANY OUTSTANDING FALL DONATIONS AND MUST HAVE TURNED IN THE 1ST PAYMENT. We cannot pay for our staff, registration fees, production costs, and costumes without your donation. Please talk to Mr. Loney or Mrs. Varney if you have any issues with your financial obligation. Thank you.
COLOR GUARD PANCAKE BREAKFAST!
The Color Guard will be hosting a Pancake Breakfast and performance on Saturday, February 10th from 9AM-11AM! Tickets are just $5 per person and include pancakes, sausage, orange juice, and coffee. Color Guard students can sell tickets and 100% of the profit goes to individual accounts. In addition to a preview of the 2018 Winter Guard show, we'll also have a special performance by Ross Middle School!
We are excited to announce that the Gahr High School Wind Ensemble will be performing in San Diego for a CMEA Band and Orchestra Festival!! This will be a 2-day, 1-night trip on Friday, May 4th and Saturday, May 5th, and includes hotel, motor coach transportation, and group activities. The cost of the trip is $275 per student (4 to a room). A deposit of $100 is due Thursday, January 25 for all participating Wind Ensemble students.
Band Room open to practice or get help for Honor Band
9:00AM-6:00PM Winter Guard Camp (bring $5 for lunch)
10:00AM-2:00PM Winter Drumline Mini-Camp (eat a good breakfast)
6:30AM Jazz Band (have "High Maintenance" prepared)
NO WIND ENSEMBLE REHEARSAL
Band Room open after school to practice
5:00-8:00PM District Honor Band Auditions - Woodwinds
5:00-8:00PM BATTERY ONLY REHEARSAL (bring warm clothes)
NO WINTER DRUMLINE REHEARSAL
3:00-4:00PM Cup O' Noodles Fundraiser!
5:00-8:00PM District Honor Band Auditions - Brass & Percussion
NO JAZZ BAND
3:00-5:00PM Concert Band Rehearsal (Winds & Percussion)
3:00-6:00PM Winter Guard
6:30AM Jazz Band
3:00-6:00PM Winter Drumline
FAN CLOTH FUNDRAISER STARTS!
6:30AM Jazz Band
3:00-5:00PM Winter Guard
3:00-5:30PM Winter Drumline Rehearsal
5:30PM Mandatory Winter Drumline Parent Meeting