12/5 Jazz Band at Elementary Band Concert 6PM @ Whitney HS Gym
12/7 Hawaii Payment Due to WorldStrides - $320
12/12 Booster Meeting 6:30PM in Band Room
12/13 Winter Drumline Parent/Student Meeting 5:30PM in Band Room
12/18 Gahr Marching Gladiators @ Disney Performing Arts Showcase - Time TBA
12/20 Holiday Concert 7PM @ Whitney HS Auditorium
12/21 Winter Drumline Payment #1 Due - $200
FINAL DONATION PAST DUE
All students should be caught up with all fall marching band donations. We cannot pay our instructional staff or for field show competitions without your donation. Checks are made payable to "Gahr Band Boosters." If you are making a cash payment, please get a receipt from Mr. Loney before turning it into the Drop Box. You can also make a payment online here. Please communicate with Mr. Loney if you have any issues with your financial obligation. Students must be caught up with donations to participate in Winter Drumline, Winter Guard, and the upcoming Disneyland performance trip.
JAZZ BAND ELEMENTARY/TETZLAFF PERFORMANCE WEDNESDAY 12/5!
This Wednesday 12/5 we will be performing for an elementary and middle school concert at 7PM at the Whitney High School Gym! This is a free concert and is a great chance to play some fun music for our community. STUDENTS: Please wear jeans, your black Gahr Band polo shirt, and a Santa hat! Call time is 6PM to set up in the Whitney HS Gym.
DISNEYLAND COMMUNITY ARTS SHOWCASE 12/18
In the next few weeks, we will be preparing for the Disneyland Performing Arts Showcase! We have four mandatory parade rehearsals to prepare: Friday 11/30, Friday 12/7, Friday 12/14, and Monday 12/17. All rehearsals are 3-5PM. 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 ASSIGNMENTS AHEAD OF TIME.
MORE INFO: disneyland.disney.go.com/entertainment/disneyland/christmas-fantasy-parade/
HOLIDAY BAND CONCERT 12/20
Get in the holiday spirit with music from the Gahr High School Concert Bands, Jazz Band, and a special performance by the Color Guard! We'll be playing all your favorite tunes of the season. The concert starts at 7:00PM at the Whitney High School Theater. Admission is just $5/adults, $3/students with ID, and children 3 and under are free. Bring extra money for tamales and baked goods. Due to the maximum capacity of the theater, ALL TICKETS MUST BE PRE-PURCHASED or we cannot guarantee entry. Children 3 and under are free if they are sitting on your lap. If you would like them to have their own seat, you must purchase a ticket for them. Buy tickets online at:
NEXT HAWAII PAYMENT DUE FRIDAY 12/7
From July 4-9, 2019, the Gahr Instrumental Music Program will embark on a 6-day, 5-night Performance Tour of “The Aloha State”, Hawaii! All participants must register through www.worldstrides.com for each participant with the Trip ID #166826.
BAND JACKET UPDATE
Everyone looks great in their official band jackets! If you did not get one yet, we will be placing another order at the end of this week. Get all your patches sewn on your jacket for just $10! Take your jacket to “Alondra Cleaners” and ask for Lany and tell her you are a Gahr High School Band member.
6:30AM Jazz Band
DURING CLASS - SECTIONALS ON CONCERT MUSIC
3:00-5:00PM Jazz Band rehearsal (sectionals, then run tunes for performance)
6:00-9:00PM Winter Drumline rehearsal
6:30AM Jazz Band
4th/5th - Flute Sectionals with Christine
3:00-5:30PM Important Wind Ensemble (Home Alone Christmas)
7:00-8:25AM Jazz Band rehearsal / run-through
3:00-5:00PM Combined Band (jazz band leave early if necessary)
NO WINTER DRUMLINE
6:00PM Jazz Band Call time @ Whitney HS
WEAR BLACK GAHR BAND POLO SHIRT, JEANS, AND SANTA HAT
7:00PM Jazz Performance with elementary and Tetzlaff
8:00PM Load equipment / pack up (unload tomorrow)
NO JAZZ BAND
3:00-6:00PM Winter Drumline rehearsal
HAWAII PAYMENT OF $320 DUE TO WORLDSTRIDES
6:30AM Jazz Band - continue concert music
3:00-5:00PM Mandatory Disneyland Parade rehearsal (bring hat, water, tennis shoes)
PLEASE TAKE INSTRUMENTS HOME AFTER PRACTICE
- Display proudly at stop lights, parking ramps, toll booths and traffic jams!
- Black frame constructed with recycled materials.
- Dual fastening holes appear at the top of the frame.
- Size: 6-5/16" x 12-7/16"
- USA Made.