REHEARSAL TIMES MONDAY & TUESDAY
Today's rehearsal (Monday) is from 5:00-8:30PM - moved due to Report Card Night. CHANGE: On Tuesday, rehearsal will be from 2:00-4:30PM - moved earlier due to Minimum Day. Thank you for being flexible with this schedule so that the students can be successful going into our home show and CSBC Semi-Finals.
FIELD SHOW DONATIONS!!
We are still in desperate need of donations for our field show - especially name brand sodas, all beef hot dogs, and boxes of individual packs of chips. If you are able to help, please check the list online, sign up for what you can donate, and bring it to the band room by tomorrow. Thank you!
BAND & COLOR GUARD PHOTO DAY 11/14
This Saturday we have our band and color guard photos at Gahr High School. Call time is 7:45AM to change to full uniform for photos. These make great stocking stuffers, gifts, and can be used with the sponsorship letters to raise money for donations!
CALIFORNIA STATE BAND CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINALS 11/14
This Saturday are the California State Band Championship Semi-Finals, hosted at El Mondia High School for Division 5A. This is our last "guaranteed" competition - our performance at Semi-Finals determines if we move on to CSBC Finals next Saturday 11/21. After we finish the band photos, we will change and have a lunch break (not provided) from approximately 11AM-12:30PM. Rehearsal starts at 12:30PM and the run-through is approximately 2:40PM.
6:44AM Jazz Band
2:45PM Band Room open for HW / practice
4:45PM Set up in stadium. Take all pipes, ladders, sideline covers, props.
5:00-8:30PM Rehearsal in Stadium - Clinician Glen Crosby will be here
No Jazz Band
1:00-2:00PM Lunch break
2:00-4:30PM Rehearsal on Practice Field (CHANGED DUE TO MINIMUM DAY)
Report Card Night in Gym
GAHR INVITATIONAL FIELD TOURNAMENT!
Everyone please wear your most current Gahr field show t-shirt. If you are a host for a band, please wear nice semi-formal attire (slacks, button-up, tie / dress and a watch).
STUDENTS: Hydrate and go to bed early the night before.
9:15AM Student Call Time to set up for rehearsal
11:45AM Move all props & sideline covers to stadium
12:00PM PARENT CALL TIME TO SET UP FOR TOURNAMENT / Student Lunch Break (on own)
2:00PM STUDENT CALL TIME
2:45PM Gates open
4:45PM STUDENTS REPORT TO BAND ROOM TO EAT (provided) & CHANGE INTO FULL UNIFORM
5:30PM Gahr Warm Up / Full Ensemble?
6:30PM Walk to Gate
6:45PM Gate Time
7:00PM Gahr HS Performance Time
7:15PM Debrief / Push equipment
7:30PM Warm up for Star-Spangled Banner
7:40PM AWARDS / Band Performs Star-Spangled Banner
7:50PM Put away equipment / Change ASAP out of uniform / Return to stadium
8:15PM ALL STUDENTS REPORT TO STADIUM FIELD FOR CLEAN UP JOBS BY SECTION. EVERYONE STAYS AND HELPS WITH CLEAN UP / TEAR DOWN.
9:30PM Approximate dismissal time once everything is cleaned up and put away.
No Jazz Band
Homework time in class period.
No Rehearsal. Catch up on homework.
6:44AM Jazz Band
3:00-5:00PM Last Rehearsal before Semi-Finals
HYDRATE AND GO TO BED EARLY. LAY OUT EVERYTHING YOU NEED BECAUSE WE HAVE AN EARLY CALL TIME AND A LONG DAY TOMORROW.
CALIFORNIA STATE BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS
SEMI-FINAL QUALIFYING SHOW: DIVISIONS 1, 2, & 5
Sponsored By: SCJA - Southern California Judging Association
Hosted By: El Modena High School
Purchase Tickets: http://csbc.ticketleap.com/t/fbook/
Hydrate and go to bed early the night before. Eat a good breakfast.
7:45AM Call time in Band Room to change to full uniform - DO NOT BE LATE
8:00AM Individual / Buddy Photos / Push equipment to field
10:00AM Group Photo
11:00AM Change / Lunch break on own (not provided)
2:40PM Run-through - Parent help needed
3:00PM Load equipment, props, sideline covers
4:00PM Change into half uniform / Eat sack meal (provided) / Use restrooms
4:40PM Load busses
5:00PM Depart for El Modina High School (3920 East Spring Street, Orange, CA 92869)
5:45PM Arrive / Check-in
6:00PM Restrooms / Unload / Head to warm up
7:50PM Pit push to gate / Tune
8:00PM Gate Time
8:15PM Performance Time
8:40PM Load equipment & props / Change (hoodies & guard jackets)
9:00PM Head into stadium to eat and watch other groups (Bring $10-15) / USE RESTROOM BEFORE AWARDS
10:15PM Division 1A & 5A Recognition Ceremony & Finalist Announcement
11:00PM Load busses
11:15PM Depart for Gahr High School
12:00AM Arrive at Gahr / Unload equipment & props