We're still looking for a few more upperclassmen to round out this year's jazz band! We have spots for saxophone, trumpet, trombone, and drum set. The normal jazz rehearsal schedule for first semester is as follows:
- Mondays 6:30AM-7:40AM (rhythm section only)
- Tuesdays 6:30AM-7:40AM (wind players only)
- Thursdays 6:30AM-7:40AM (full jazz band)
2ND DONATION PAST DUE
Please make sure you're caught up with the 2nd donation of $125. 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. We cannot pay our instructional staff, field show competitions, costumes, or music copyrights without your donation. Please communicate with Mr. Loney if you have any issues with your financial obligation. Thank you.
FIELD SHOW PROGRAM ADS
THE DEADLINE FOR ALL FIELD SHOW PROGRAM ADS IS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH. Many local businesses are looking for ways to advertise to the community. This is also a great opportunity to put a "shout-out" for your son/daughter in the program! Students earn 90% of profit from program ads! Click here to download the form.
6:29AM Jazz Band - Rhythm Section Only (piano, bass, guitar, drum set)
3:00-5:00PM Rehearsal - Visual focus
6:29AM Jazz Band - Winds Only (sax, trumpet, trombone)
STUDY HALL DURING CLASS
2:45PM HW/ Eat dinner / Change
3:30PM Pizza Party for students who switched instruments
4:45PM Set up in stadium, Jog/Stretch
5:00-8:15PM Rehearsal - Learn Mvt. 2 Drill / Finish Mvt. 1
7:45AM Call time for Wind Ensemble & Vets for 9/11Performance
Wear black Gahr Band polo shirt and jeans. Bring flip folder and lyre with music.
8:00AM Load bus, head to ABC District Office
8:15AM Set up ASAP / Warm up
9:00AM Performance for 9/11 Ceremony
10:00AM Load busses
10:30AM Return back to Gahr
3:00PM Optional Sectionals
4:45PM Student help needed with ABC Family Band Night @ Whitney HS
Counts towards community service hours. Please wear "Gahr Band" polo shirt and jeans.
6:30PM UNIFORM SEWING AND PROP PAINTING PARTY!
6:29AM Jazz Band - Everyone
3:00-5:30PM Review Mvt. 2 / Full Ensemble Mvt. 1 / Run-Through
EVERYONE - Wear your "Joy of Painting" show shirt to school and REPRESENT!
2:45PM Use restroom / Change ASAP
3:00PM Rehearsal / Run-through on practice field
4:00PM Winds run Star-Spangled Banner / Pit & guard push props & equipment to stadium
5:15PM PARENTS: Please meet at booster closet by band room and wear field show shirts!
5:35PM Call time in the band room to run pep tunes
ATTIRE: FIELD SHOW T-SHIRT & JEANS. We will be in full uniform for our next game on Thursday, October 3rd.
6:20PM Walk to stadium
6:30PM Set up for pre-game
6:45PM Star-Spangled Banner (memorized)
7:00PM Home Football Game vs. North Torrance HS
8:15PM Half-time performance - PARENT HELP NEEDED WITH EQUIPMENT
9:45PM Dismissal / TAKE INSTRUMENTS/EQUIPMENT HOME
NO REHEARSAL THIS WEEKEND. PLEASE TAKE YOUR INSTRUMENTS/EQUIPMENT HOME AND REVIEW SO YOU'RE READY TO FINISH MOVEMENT 2!