Thank you to everyone who came out to our Awards Banquet!! Congratulations Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Winter Drumline, Winter Guard, and the Gahr Marching Gladiators on an incredible year. A HUGE thank you to our seniors, Mr. Brink, Principal Dr. Zietlow & Assistant Principal Dr. Natividad, our incredible instructional staff, our outgoing & incoming Booster Board, all of our booster parents, students, and who contributed towards a fantastic year for the Gahr Instrumental Music Program! WE COULD NOT DO THIS WITHOUT YOU! Special thanks to all the parents and students who stayed after the banquet to help clean up :)
Drum Major: Eric Dimayuga
Assistant Drum Majors: Ashley Chan and Manuel Reyes
2014 FIELD SHOW PRODUCTION
Inspired by "1984," "Brave New World," and "THX 1138"
2014-15 BOOSTER BOARD
President: DeeDee Varney
Vice President / Fundraising: Michelle Kibic
Secretary: Charyl Mendiola
Co-Treasurers: Mike Alba & Jennifer Rivera
Events Coordinator: Gary Chan
Equipment & Transportation: Larry Barcelos & Ignacio Reyes
Uniform Chairs: Irma Cuevas & Prisca Alba
Color Guard Rep: Kokila Bhakta
Drumline Rep: Mike Stockwell
LAST WEEK DEBRIEF
Great job students at last week's Area Concert, Color Guard recruiting at Ross, and Friday's Pep Rally with the Winter Drumline & Jazz Band!! Thank you to all the parents who helped sell concessions and with set up/clean up. ALSO thank you to everyone who made it out to Chick-fil-A on Thursday to help support the Gahr Instrumental Music Program.
NEW STUDENT/PARENT INFORMATION MEETING TUESDAY 6/3
We have a Band & Color Guard Information Night for all new students and parents on Tuesday, June 3rd at 6:30 p.m. in the Band Room. Get information about band & color guard, ask questions, and get answers!
MONTLY BOOSTER MEETING WEDNESDAY 6/4
Please join us for our monthly booster meeting this Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in the Band Room (703)! We'll be welcoming in our new Booster Board and discussing upcoming events including the End-of-Year Concert, Knott's, Ross Showcase at Whitney HS, Band/Percussion/Guard Workshops, and the DCI So Cal Classic. Don't miss out on being a part of this awesome team of parents!
END-OF-YEAR CONCERT THIS THURSDAY 6/5
Our End-of-Year Band Concert is this Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in the MPR! We'll be playing all your favorite movies and pops hits with performances from our Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, and Jazz Band! Please help us by bringing a baked good donation on Thursday for our bake sale.
ATHLETIC PACKET CLEARANCE
All current 8th graders, freshmen, sophomores, and juniors must complete the Gahr Athletic Packet available from Dulce Caldwell in the counseling office (bring your student ID). Students must do a physical exam (available for around $10 at Gahr and surrounding physician's offices and are usually 5-10 minutes with no appointment necessary). Athletic Packets are supposed to be turned in by Tuesday, June 2nd. UPDATE: If you have not completed the physical, it is okay to get this into Dulce before school is out for summer.
NO JAZZ BAND
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Last Wind Ensemble of the year (finish/fix Alan Silvestri, Lassus Trombone)
6:45 a.m. Jazz Band
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Added Jazz Band rehearsal - TBA
6:30 p.m. New Student/Parent Meeting for Band, Percussion, and Color Guard!
NO JAZZ BAND
3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Concert Band Rehearsal in MPR
4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Wind Ensemble Rehearsal in MPR
6:00 p.m. Monthly Booster Meeting - All parents encouraged to attend
Bring a baked good item!
6:45 a.m. Jazz Band dress rehearsal in MPR
3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Dress Rehearsal in MPR (Concert Band, Wind Ensemble)
6:15 p.m. Call Time in Band Room in Concert Attire
7:00 p.m. End-of-Year Concert! - $5 suggested donation
JAZZ BAND PERFORMANCE AT KNOTT'S BERRY FARM
6:45 a.m. Jazz Band Knott's Run-through - TBA
9:45 a.m. Jazz Band meet in Band Room after 2nd period wearing black jazz t-shirt, black dress pants, black socks/marching shoes. Load uHaul
10:30 a.m. Depart for Knott's Berry Farm / SENIOR CARPOOL NEEDED
12:00 p.m. Jazz Performance with Tetzlaff at Fiesta Village
4:00 p.m. Seniors leave Knott's
6:00 p.m. Candle Rose Ceremony
7:30 p.m. Meet by Knott's exit gate (inside park)
8:30 p.m. Arrive back to Gahr High School and unload
"GAHR" WASH RESCHEDULED - TBA