Wed 3/11 LCAP Meeting @ Fedde MS from 5-7PM / Popcornopolis Orders Due
Fri 3/13 Final Drumline & Guard Payment Due / Coffee with the Principal @ 7:00AM
Sun 3/15 Winter Drumline @ SCPA Great Oak HS
Wed 3/18 - Concert Band 5:30PM & Wind Ensemble 7:30PM @ ABC Band Festival (Whitney HS)
Fri 3/20 - Drumline Spaghetti Dinner in MPR starting at 6:00PM
Sat 3/21 Winter Guard @ WGASC Paramount HS
Thu 3/26 Concert Band & Wind Ensemble at SCSBOA Festival @ Bellflower HS
Sat 3/28 Jazz Band @ Pasadena City College Jazz Day / Winter Guard @ WGASC El Toro HS
LCAP COMMUNITY MEETING WEDNESDAY
This Wednesday, there is an LCAP Community Meeting from 5-7PM at Fedde Middle School. This is open to the public and where the district looks for input on prioritizing the budget. We need your help to make sure music is continuing to be funded and we are represented.
POPCORNOPOLIS ORDERS DUE WEDNESDAY
All Popcornopolis orders and money are due this Wednesday, March 11th. ALL WINTER GUARD STUDENTS MUST SELL A MINIMUM OF 5 BAGS. The profit from all bags sold thereafter go to student accounts. Please make checks payable to "Gahr Band Boosters." Popcornopolis orders will be available to pick up from the Band Room approximately two weeks after the deadline for distribution.
FINAL DRUMLINE & GUARD PAYMENT DUE FRIDAY
The final payment of $150 for the Winter Drumline and $125 for the Winter Guard is due this Friday, March 13th. Please turn in cash, check to "Gahr Band Boosters," or pay online. Please make sure you are caught up with all your payments this week so we are able to pay our instructional staff. Thank you!
ABCUSD BAND FESTIVAL NEXT WEDNESDAY 3/18
ABCUSD Festival is next Wednesday, March 18th at the Whitney HS MAC! Concert Band performs at 5:30PM and Wind Ensemble at 7:30PM. FESTIVAL IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Please invite your family and friends to hear some great music and see what your students have been working on. STUDENTS: CALL TIME IS 4:29PM. Bring $5 if you want pizza between band performances. All students must wear all black concert attire - black, long-sleeve, collared button-up dress shirt, long black dress pants, long black socks, black dress shoes, black belt. Ladies may wear a long concert gown - no skirts and nothing above the knees. Students not wearing the correct attire may not be allowed to perform. If you have any questions about attire, ask Mr. Loney in advance. All students must be at our final rehearsal, Tuesday 3/17 from 3-6PM to participate in festival.
WINTER GUARD CONTINUE SELLING POPCORNOPOLIS - MINIMUM OF 5 BAGS
6:30AM Jazz Band - rhythm section only
6th-4PM Winter Guard rehearsal
5:00-8:30PM Winter Drumline rehearsal
6:30AM Jazz Band - winds only
3:00-5:30PM Final Wind Ensemble rehearsal
POPCORNOPOLIS ORDERS DUE - MINIMUM OF 5 BAGS
5:00-7:00PM LCAP Community Meeting @ Fedde Middle School (21409 South Elaine Ave, Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716)
5:00-8:30PM Winter Drumline rehearsal
6:30AM Jazz Band - EVERYONE
3:00-5:30PM Final Concert Band rehearsal
5:00-9:00PM Winter Guard rehearsal
Final Donation of $150 Due for Winter Drumline
Final Donation of $125 Due for Winter Guard
7:00-8:00AM Coffee with the Principal - Mr. Lois
3:00-5:00PM Jazz Band rehearsal (festival tunes)
WINTER DRUMLINE CAMP 10AM-6PM
9:30AM Band Room open / set up for rehearsal
10:00AM Block 1
1:30PM Lunch (bring $5)
2:30PM Block 2
6:00PM Clean Up / Dismissal
WINTER DRUMLINE @ SCPA GREAT OAK HS
Great Oak High School - 32555 Deer Hollow Way Temecula, CA 92592
7:30AM Call Time / Set Up
8:00AM Warm Up
9:30AM Load ASAP - EVERYONE HELPS
10:15AM Depart Gahr HS
12:00PM Arrive at Great Oak HS / Eat Lunch
12:52PM Unload and Tune (This cannot happen before this time, SCPA is strict) (Battery should take their drums straight to the warm up zone for tuning, then help unload)
1:22PM Warm Up
2:52PM Performance time
3:00PM Debrief / Load equipment and props BEFORE changing
**We are not staying for awards due to school the next day. We will get to see MANY groups at SCPA Prelims on Saturday, April 4th**
4:00PM Carpool directly back to Gahr
5:45PM Arrive back at Gahr and unload - EVERYONE HELPS
$10, general admission
● Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
● Spectator doors will open 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.
● Children five and under are free.