1. The final drop-off day for Savers donations and eWaste is this Saturday 2/25 from 9AM-10AM! ♻️ You may also bring items into the Band room all this week. We accept clothing, shoes, bedding, towels, CDs, DVDs, books, toys, games, eWaste, kitchen items, small furniture, and more.
2. DRUMLINE & GUARD - The 3rd Payment of $125 is due this Thursday, February 23rd. You may put this into the drop box or pay online. Checks are payable to "Gahr Band Boosters." This is critical for us to be able to pay for our instructional staff and to register for competitions. If you do not know your current balance, please email our Treasurer, Charyl Mendiola or Co-President, Dee Dee Varney.
3. The last Honor Band rehearsal is today, Tuesday 2/21 from 6:30-9PM at Whitney High School. The 2017 ABCUSD Honor Band Concert is this Thursday, February 23rd at 7:00PM @ Whitney HS! Come hear some great music and support our 32 Gahr students who are in this year's ensemble! Admission is free (donations are accepted).
4. Thank you to all the parents who came to our first "Mardi Gras" Dinner & Dance committee meeting last week! We have some great ideas, a DJ, and a fantastic potential venue. Please join us at our Booster Meeting next Wednesday at 6:30PM where we'll continue to plan this big fundraiser.
5. This week Wind Ensemble is Wednesday from 3-5PM and we do not have a Concert Band rehearsal. Keep up the improvement and individual practice on your music so you are be prepared for festival! 🎺🎶
6. JAZZ BAND - The Mayfair Jazz Festival is this Saturday, February 25th at Mayfair High School! CALL TIME ON SATURDAY IS 9AM IN THE BAND ROOM. We will have a rehearsal, carpool to Mayfair HS to watch Cresenta Valley, Cerritos College, Sante Fe #1, Warren #2, Cabrillo, and Warren #2). Gahr performs at 3:40PM. PARENTS ARE NEEDED TO HELP CARPOOL TO MAYFAIR AT 11:00AM - DO NOT ASSUME YOUR STUDENT HAS A RIDE. Make sure you have your four festival tunes prepared, bring money for lunch at the festival, and have your all black concert attire and jazz tie.
7. Our first Winter Guard show is this Saturday at Marina High School! We have a 4:00PM call time at Gahr High School. ALL PARENTS ARE EXPECTED TO HELP WITH EQUIPMENT AND TAKE/ CARPOOL STUDENTS. DO NOT ASSUME YOUR STUDENT HAS A RIDE. Please click below to download the itinerary:
8. As the award-winning Gahr High School Instrumental Music Program grows, we would like to purchase an Adams 3.0-octave Vibraphone. In the past four years, the music program has doubled from 65 students to 130, yet our instrument inventory has remained virtually the same. With your help, we will be able to provide percussionists with a vibraphone. WE ARE VERY CLOSE TO HITTING OUR GOAL! PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING IF YOU HAVEN'T AND CONTINUE TO SPREAD THE WORD! THANK YOU!! http://www.gofundme.com/vibraphone
9. OUTSTANDING FUNDRAISERS - It is time to follow-up and wrap up the ongoing fundraisers we have in circulation right now. These are Crunch Fitness, Carl’s Jr. Coupon Books, and Community Discount Cards. Please contact Vice-President, Leah Walker, if you are not sure if you have fulfilled your obligation with any of these fundraisers. Thank you!
10. Ralph's Rewards! - Support the Gahr Instrumental Music Program every time you shop at Ralphs! Just follow these instructions to sign up on www.ralphs.com and register enroll our organization for your Community Rewards. Organization Name: GAHR HIGH SCHOOL BAND BOOSTERS. Organization Number: 81132.
6:44AM Jazz Band
5:00-8:00PM Winter Drumline Rehearsal
6:30-9:00PM Last Honor Band Rehearsal @ Whitney HS
7:00PM ABCUSD Recognition of Gahr Marching Gladiators!
Family and friends welcome to celebrate this accomplishment at the district office!
No Jazz Band
Break - Clarinet Sectional
1:45-4:30PM Front Ensemble rehearsal
3:00-5:00PM Wind Ensemble rehearsal - No Percussion
3:00-6:00PM Winter Guard rehearsal
3RD WINTER DRUMLINE PAYMENT DUE ($125)
3RD WINTER GUARD PAYMENT DUE ($125)
1:45-4:00PM Winter Guard Rehearsal
1:45-5:00PM Winter Drumline Rehearsal
7:00PM ABCUSD HONOR BAND CONCERT @ WHITNEY HS!
Free admission! Come support our 32 students from Gahr that are in this year's Honor Band!
No 0 Period Jazz Band
3:00-5:00PM Jazz Band Run-through
3:00-5:00PM Winter Guard rehearsal / Run-through!
WINTER GUARD - CONTEST AT MARINA HS (WGASC)
4PM CALL TIME AT GAHR / 7:27PM PERFORMANCE AT MARINA HS
WINTER DRUMLINE REHEARSAL 10AM-5PM - BRING $5 FOR LUNCH
JAZZ BAND @ MAYFAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL
9AM CALL TIME AT GAHR / 3:40PM PERFORMANCE AT MAYFAIR HS