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DRUMLINE AUDITIONS THIS WEDNESDAY 6-8PM
Auditions for the 2018 Gahr High School Winter Drumline are this Wednesday from 6-8PM. We're looking on building on the success we had last winter and the fall. We will be filling spots for the battery and front ensemble. Show us what you've got! Please note that Winter Drumline will have some rehearsals outside of the school day. Auditions are open to all students, regardless of experience.
COLOR GUARD UPDATE
Color Guard will begin preparing for the Disneyland Parade, the Holiday Concert, and our 2018 Winter Guard show! We are looking to build on the success from last season and are excited about the potential for our Winter Guard. Please stay tuned for the new rehearsal schedule.
JAZZ BAND PERFORMANCES
Jazz Band has two performances next week performing holiday music. On Tuesday 12/5 we will be performing at 6PM before an ABCUSD Board Meeting at the District Office. The following day, on Wednesday 12/6, we will be performing for an elementary and middle school concert at 7PM at the Whitney High School Gym! This is a great chance to play some fun music for our community!
DISNEYLAND COMMUNITY ARTS SHOWCASE 12/1
This week we will be preparing for the Disneyland Parade! STUDENTS: We have four mandatory parade rehearsals this week to prepare. In order to participate, students must attend all parade rehearsals, have a minimum of a 2.0GPA, and have music/work memorized. TALK TO YOUR TEACHERS TO TO GET FRIDAY'S ASSIGNMENTS AHEAD OF TIME. 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 tomorrow that needs to be signed by your teachers and parents.
PARADE DETAILS: We will be performing this Friday in the Disney Community Arts Showcase, stepping off at 12:45PM from "It's a Small World" and ending at "Main Street, U.S.A." We will be meeting at 6:30AM in the Band Room with everything you need for the parade, including money for lunch and dinner at the park. Hydrate and eat a good breakfast before you arrive. IF YOU ARE NOT PRESENT TO LOAD YOUR EQUIPMENT YOU WILL NOT GO.
GROUP PHOTO ORDERS: Disney has changed their group photo policy for this year. If we would like a group photo taken, we must pre-purchase a minimum of twenty (20) 8"x10" photos at $20/print. Please let Mr. Loney know ASAP if you would be interested in purchasing a group photo so we can make a decision. Thank you!
MORE INFO: disneyland.disney.go.com/entertainment/disneyland/christmas-fantasy-parade/
HOLIDAY BAND CONCERT 12/15
Get in the holiday spirit with music from the Gahr High School Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, and a special performance by the Color Guard! We'll be playing all your favorite tunes, including "Sleigh Ride." The concert starts at 7PM at the Whitney High School Theater. Admission is just $5/adults, $3/students with ID, and children 3 & under are free. Due to the maximum capacity of the theater, ALL TICKETS MUST BE PRE-PURCHASED OR WE CANNOT GUARANTEE ENTRY. Buy tickets online at:
11/29 Winter Drumline Auditions (6-8PM)
12/1 Marching Band @ Disneyland Community Arts Showcase (all day)
12/5 Jazz Band @ ABCUSD Board Performance (6PM)
12/6 Jazz Band @ Elementary/Middle Concert - Whitney HS (7PM)
12/12 Board of Supervisors Marching Band Recognition (9:30AM)
12/13 December Booster Meeting (6:30PM)
12/15 Holiday Band Concert - Whitney HS (7PM)
6:30AM Jazz Band - Prep for next week's performances!
Hand out Holiday Concert Music
3:00-5:00PM Parade Rehearsal
6:30AM Jazz Band
3:00-5:00PM Parade Rehearsal - Leave battery & banner out after practice.
6:00PM Instrument Decorating Party! - Band Room
3:00-5:00PM Parade Rehearsal
6:00-8:00PM Winter Drumline Auditions - Battery & Front Ensemble
6:30AM Jazz Band
3:00-6:00PM Parade Rehearsal / Final run-through
DISNEY COMMUNITY ARTS SHOWCASE!
Hydrate and eat a good breakfast before you arrive.
6:15AM Band Room open
6:29AM CALL TIME IN BAND ROOM - DO NOT BE LATE
6:30AM Load instruments, equipment, uniforms on trailer (DO NOT PUT ON BUS)
YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PUTTING YOUR OWN EQUIPMENT & UNIFORM ON TRAILER
7:00AM Load busses
7:15AM Depart for Disneyland
8:00AM Arrive at Disneyland / Drop off at ESPN Zone
8:15AM Walk to entrance
8:30AM Line up to get tickets
9:00AM Enter park and walk to meeting check-point (Toon Town bridge)
9:15AM Free time - GROUPS OF 4 OR MORE
10:40AM Vehicle Inspection (Ball Rd. and Cast Place)
11:00AM Parade Call Time at "Toon Town" bridge - DO NOT BE LATE
11:15AM Unload, change, warm up
12:55PM Official parade step-off time from "It's a Small World"
1:45PM Debreif, change, load
2:30PM Go back into park - GROUPS OF 4 OR MORE
11:00PM Meet as group outside entrance - DO NOT BE LATE
11:15PM Walk to ESPN Zone for pick up / Load busses
12:00AM Arrive at Gahr / Unload