The Jazz Band had two great performances this week - on Tuesday at the 8th Grade Showcase Night and on Friday at the Spring Pep Rally! Thank you to the parents who helped Tuesday night running the recruiting table. We are looking forward to a great group of incoming freshman for next year!
DRUMLINE PERFORMANCE TONIGHT!
Indoor percussion battery will be performing TONIGHT (3/14) in the gym for the City of Cerritos Youth Basketball awards night. CALL TIME IS 6PM wearing hoodies and jeans. We will meet at the Band Room for a quick run-through. We will be performing two of our cadences and should be done by approximately 7:45PM.
CONCERT BAND & WIND ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE THIS WEDNESDAY 3/16!
This Wednesday (3/16) our Concert Band and Wind Ensemble will be performing at ABCUSD Band Festival Concert in the Whitney High School Performing Arts Center! Admission is free. PARENTS: Please come to support your student and listen to what they’ve been working so hard on! Concert Band has a 4:00PM call time with a 5PM performance; Wind Ensemble has a 6:00PM call time with a 7:00PM performance. STUDENTS: Concert attire is all black - solid, long sleeve, collared, black, button-up dress shirt, black slacks (no jeans), black socks, black belt, and black dress shoes. Ladies may wear a long, black concert dress/gown (no skirts), black flats/shoes, and appropriate jewelry. Following each band’s on stage performance, there will be a clinic with an adjudicator. Family and friends are welcome to follow the band into the clinic room to hear the comments and constructive criticism! CONCERT BAND: We will be watching Ross Middle School after your performance. Bring $5 for pizza dinner and hang out with Tetzlaff Middle School, followed by watching the Wind Ensemble.
NUT FUNDRAISER DUE WEDNESDAY (3/16)
All nut orders and money are due this Wednesday (3/16) in the Drop Box and will be ready for pick up next Wednesday (3/23). Please make all checks payable to "Gahr Band Boosters." If you have any questions regarding this fundraiser, please contact Linda Stockwell at (562) 889-4817 or Dee Dee Varney at (562) 413-3068.
WIND ENSEMBLE @ SCSBOA BAND FESTIVAL NEXT THURSDAY (3/24)
Next Thursday, March 24th, the Wind Ensemble will be performing at SCSBOA Band Festival at Bellflower High School! Call time is 7:00PM in the Band Room to bus to Bellflower HS. Make sure you eat dinner and change into all black concert attire after school. We warm up at 8:30PM, perform at 9:00PM, and have a clinic at 9:30PM. Parents, friends, and family are welcome to join us to watch the performance and clinic! Following festival, we will make a quick In-N-Out stop on the way back to Gahr! Bring your own money. We should arrive back to Gahr by approximately 11:15PM.
TOTALLY 80s DANCE!
SAVE THE DATE! OUR "TOTALLY 80s DANCE" IS ON SATURDAY, MAY 7TH FROM 6PM TO 11PM AT GAHR HIGH SCHOOL!! We will have a ticket pre-order form shortly for pre-sale tickets. Each family will be required to sell at least two tickets. Tickets will be just $20 per person and include dinner and dancing to the best hits of the 80s! Thank you so much to all the parents who came to our meeting on Wednesday and for all your work on this!
No Jazz Band
3:00-5:00PM Wind Ensemble Rehearsal / Run-throughs
5:00-8:30PM Winter Guard Rehearsal
6:00PM Battery Call Time for City of Cerritos gig - WEAR HOODIES & JEANS!
6:44AM Jazz Band
3:00-4:30PM* Concert Band Rehearsal / Run-throughs
5:00-8:30PM Indoor Percussion Rehearsal (learning Mvt. 3)
*We will try to end Concert Band early to give a dinner break for drumline students. Bring a sack dinner.
No Jazz Band
ABCUSD BAND FESTIVAL AT WHITNEY HIGH SCHOOL! PARENTS PLEASE COME SUPPORT YOUR STUDENT AT THIS IMPORTANT CONCERT!
6TH PERIOD - LOAD PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS
2:45PM TAKE INSTRUMENT AND MUSIC HOME AFTER SCHOOL
3:00-6:00PM Winter Guard Rehearsal
3:59PM Concert Band Call Time - ALL BLACK W/ INSTRUMENT/MUSIC
4:25PM Concert Band Warm Up
5:00PM Concert Band Performance
5:30PM Concert Band Clinic in Band Room - Family/friends invited to watch!
5:59PM Wind Ensemble Call Time - ALL BLACK W/ INSTRUMENT/MUSIC
6:15PM Concert Band Pizza Party / Watch other groups! - BRING $5
6:30PM Wind Ensemble Warm Up
7:00PM Wind Ensemble Performance
7:30PM Wind Ensemble Clinic in Band Room - Family/friends invited to watch!
8:00PM Load percussion instruments.
8:15PM Approximate dismissal time from Whitney High School
No Jazz Band
No rehearsal after school.
Last Winter Guard Payment ($100) and Indoor Percussion Payment ($125) Due
6:44AM Jazz Band
3:00-5:30PM Indoor Percussion Rehearsal
4:00-6:00PM Winter Guard Run-through
Ross Showcase at Ross Middle School! Show your support!!
Winter Guard @ Arcadia High School WGASC Show!