CITY OF ARTESIA RECOGNITION WEDNESDAY 12/14
The City of Artesia will be recognizing the students of the Gahr Marching Gladiators on Wednesday, December 14th at 7PM! Family, friends, and alumni are encouraged to join us and celebrate our incredible students' achievement! The Artesia City Hall is located at 18747 Clarkdale Ave, Artesia, CA 90701.
PREMIUM NUT FUNDRAISER!
We're selling premium quality nuts from J&N Products perfect for gift giving or baking! Each bag of nuts you sell earns $5 towards your account. Orders are due this Friday, December 16th and will be available for pick up next Wednesday, 12/21. Nut orders and payments in cash or check made payable to “Gahr Band Boosters." This is a great way to raise money for your account!
TAMALE PRE-ORDERS DUE WEDNESDAY
Order tamales in time for Christmas! Choose from pork, chicken-red, chicken-green, and cheese - for just $18 per dozen. Cash payment and order forms are due Wednesday in the Drop Box. Tamales can be picked up next Thursday at the Holiday Concert.
2017 WINTER DRUMLINE!
Thank you to everyone who came to auditions last week and congratulations to all the members of the Winter Drumline! We had a great Parent/Student Info Meeting on Friday where we announced our 2017 production, "The Traveler." Please click below to download the information packet that was handed out.
Congratulations to everyone who auditioned and was accepted into the 2017 Gahr High School Winter Guard! Our first rehearsal is tomorrow, Monday, December 12th from 3-5:30PM, followed by a mandatory Parent/Student Information Meeting at 6:00PM in the Band Room. We will be announcing our 2017 indoor show.
HOLIDAY CONCERT @ WHITNEY HS MAC!
Join us Thursday, December 22nd for our annual Holiday Band Concert! Get in the holiday spirit with performances by the Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, and Color Guard! The concert starts at 7:00PM at the Whitney High School MAC. Admission is just $5/adults, $3/students with ID, and children 3 and under are free. ALL TICKETS MUST BE PRE-PURCHASED or we cannot guarentee entry. Seats are filling up fast!! Get your tickets at: https://gahrband.ticketleap.com/holiday-band-concert/
WIND ENSEMBLE & COMBINED BAND ATTIRE
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: You 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. Students that do not have the correct attire may not perform at the concert and will not receive credit. For the holiday concert you have the option to wear a festive hat (Santa, antlers, etc.).
JAZZ BAND ATTIRE
All members of the Jazz Band must purchase a solid, shiny necktie available from Mr. Loney for $10. Both guys and girls wear black slacks (dress pants) and a black, button-up, collared dress shirt.
6:44AM Jazz Band - Deck the Halls
3:00-5:00PM Wind Ensemble Rehearsal - Minor Alterations
3:00-5:30PM 1st Winter Guard Rehearsal
6:00PM Winter Guard Parent/Student Info Meeting
6:44AM Jazz Band - Deck the Halls
3:00-5:00PM Combined Band Rehearsal - Sleigh Ride
TAMALE PRE-ORDERS & MONEY DUE
7:00AM Jazz Band - Winds Only?
3:00-6:00PM Winter Guard Rehearsal
7:00PM Artesia City Counsil Recognition @ Artesia City Hall!
6:44AM Jazz Band - My Favorite Things
2:45-4:00PM Winter Guard Rehearsal
3:00-5:00PM Wind Ensemble - Read new pieces
PREMIUM NUT ORDERS & MONEY DUE
6:44AM Jazz Band - Mr. Grinch / Review
3:00-5:00PM Combined Band - Christmas at the Circus, Sleigh Ride