The ABC Honor Band has great rehearsals this past week with Dr. Barr from CSUF! Their final rehearsal is this Tuesday from 6:30-9:00PM, and the 2019 ABCUSD Honor Band Concert is Wednesday, February 13th at 7:00PM at Whitney HS.
On Friday, twelve of our percussionists performed at Gahr’s Glow Pep Rally! Congrats on a great performance and for learning the routine with only two rehearsals!
SYMPHONIC BAND & WIND ENSEMBLE VIDEO ASSIGNMENT
WIND STUDENTS: Please make sure you are signed up for Google Classroom to submit weekly video assignments. A metronome always needs to be audible in the video to receive credit.
4th period - https://classroom.google.com/u/1/c/Mjc3NTU4MDkxMjla/a/MjgwNTg2OTQxNDZa/details
5th period - https://classroom.google.com/u/1/c/MjQ4OTkyODkyMjZa/a/Mjc3NTYwNzA4MDNa/details
DRUMLINE & GUARD T-SHIRT PRE-ORDERS!
We are ordering show shirts for our winter guard and indoor percussion groups. This year’s Winter Guard production is called, “Queen Forever” and our Winter Drumline production is entitled, “Idols of the Heart." These awesome, high-quality t-shirts are $18 and are perfect to show your support at competitions or give out as gifts! ALL SHIRTS ARE PRE-ORDER ONLY. WE WILL NOT BE STOCKING EXTRAS. Members receive a show shirt as long as they’re up-to-date with donations.
Winter Drumline Camp 10AM-6PM
9:30AM Band Room open / set up
10:00AM Block 1
1:00PM Lunch - Bring $5 cash
2:00PM Block 2
6:00PM Clean Up / dismissal
SYMPHONIC BAND - Google classroom Playing Test “Last Full Measure” m66-109 dotted quarter = 72.
WIND ENSEMBLE - Google classroom playing test Warm Up Fundamentals articulation 4B q=130.
TURN IN CERRITOS COLLEGE HONOR BAND FORMS AND $50 FEE
6:30AM Jazz Band - improv for just friends
3:00-3:45PM Full Symphonic Band - Shenandoah
3:45-4:30PM Honor Band dismissed. Everyone else - Last Full Measure.
6:30-9:00PM Final Honor Band rehearsal at Whitney HS
NO JAZZ BAND
NO WINTER DRUMLINE
2:45PM Take instruments & music home after school.
5:30PM Honor Band Call time
7:00PM ABCUSD Honor Band Concert at Whitney HS (free admission, limited seating so arrive early)
DRUMLINE & GUARD T-SHIRT PRE-ORDERS DUE
NO JAZZ BAND
3:00-6:00PM Winter Drumline
5:00-9:00PM Winter Guard
6:30AM Jazz Band
3:00-4:30PM Jazz Band rehearsal (1 week until Mayfair Jazz Festival!)
WINTER GUARD @ ALISO NIGUEL HIGH SCHOOL (WGASC)
11:00am- Call time. DO NOT BE LATE. Eat a good breakfast before you arrive. Meet at Gahr High School IN UNIFORM with warm ups on top, shoes, hair and makeup done. Load floor, props, equipment.
11:30am- Depart for Aliso Niguel High School 28000 Wolverine Way Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
ALL PARENTS ARE EXPECTED TO HELP WITH EQUIPMENT AND TAKE/ CARPOOL STUDENTS. DO NOT ASSUME YOUR STUDENT HAS A RIDE.
12:30- Arrive at ANHS. Unload floor, props, and equipment. Use restroom in groups of 2 or more.
1:30pm- Warm up.
3:00pm- Walk to performance entrance.
3:21pm- Perform! (After the performance members must exit the gym, quickly fold the floor and organize equipment as the following group will be exiting the performance area and folding their floor. Parent volunteers needed to lift floor and take it outside.)
3:45pm- Talk, pack up props and equipment, load. During this time eat, relax, and sit together to watch your competitors. Please remember you are representing Gahr High School at all times. We are a class act on and off the floor.
5:00pm- Depart back to Gahr HS. Once arrived, unload floor, props, equipment. Dismissed.
WINTER DRUMLINE @ MONROVIA HIGH SCHOOL (SCPA)
Hydrate and eat a good breakfast before you arrive. Bring money for lunch.
ATTIRE BLACK SHIRT, BLUE JEANS, SHOW SHOES
7:30 AM Load - EVERYONE HELPS.
9:00 AM Carpool to Monrovia High School (845 W Colorado Blvd, Monrovia, CA 91016). ALL PARENTS EXPECTED TO HELP WITH EQUIPMENT AND CARPOOL STUDENTS. PLEASE DO NOT ASSUME YOUR STUDENT HAS A RIDE!
10:07 AM Unload (we are not allowed to unload before this time).
10:37 AM Warm Up
11:37 Push to gym - PARENT HELP NEEDED FOR PROPS! In addition to helping with the front ensemble equipment, this year the drumline will be using scaffolding as well as an obelisk prop. The obelisk requires at least six parents to assemble and disassemble in the gym.
12:07 PM Performance
12:16 PM Move floor to floor folding area, fold floor
12:30 PM Debrief
12:40 PM Load equipment - EVERYONE HELPS
1:10PM Watch other groups and eat lunch (bring money). Groups of 4+. Please remember you are representing your school at all times. We are a class act on and off the floor.
3:00PM Watch Open class groups.
3:30 PM Open Class ends
3:45 Carpool back to Gahr HS
4:15 PM Arrive at Gahr HS, EVERYONE HELPS UNLOAD
Winter Guard Camp 9AM-6PM - bring $5 for lunch.
Winter Drumline Mini-Camp 10AM-1PM