Thursday, March 15, 2018

Concert Festival Itinerary

Itinerary for Concert Festival

Friday, March 23, 2018

11:30 am             At the end of FOCUS time, report to the Band Room. Load your instruments on the Band Trailer.  Small instruments will be taken on the bus with us.  Make sure you are dressed in Concert attire, AND have your music folder!  Concert attire consists of button up shirt, khakis, and dress shoes.  Ladies if you wear a dress, make sure that it is conservative dress, with no low-cut tops or short skirts.  NO TENNIS SHOES!

Noon                     Depart SGCHS.

12:45 pm             Arrive in Jackson at the Food Giant Parking lot in Jackson.  You will have your choice of restaurants to go eat.

1:45 pm                Depart parking lot.

2:00 pm               Arrive at Liberty HS.  Get your instruments off the trailer, put the cases back in the trailer.

2:45 pm               Line up to go to the warm-up room.

2:55 pm               Warm-up. Percussion, prepare to go to the stage first to set up when we get permission.

3:15 pm               Move to stage.  Stay in your rows and move to the stage in an organized manner.

3:20 pm               Perform for judges.  National Emblem March first and then Rhapsodic Celebration.  Parents are welcome to sit in the audience and watch.  There is no admission fee.

3:40 pm               Move to Sight-reading room.  Parents cannot watch this part.  There is not enough room in the sight-reading room.
4:00 pm               Load up the trailer.  You can have your parents meet at the school and take you home from here or wait for the buses to get back to pick us up at approximately 4:15. 

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Announcements 3/11/18

1)  Jazz band will need to rehearse on Monday this week due to the Drumline tryouts on Tuesday.

2)  Drumline tryouts will be Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30.

3)  Color Guard Clinic and auditions are this week.  Monday and Tuesday will go 3:30 to 5:30.  Wednesday and Thursday will go through 5:

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Announcements 3/4/18

1)  Chaperones and students going on the Atlanta trip: We will have Trip T-shirts for anyone who wants them.  They are $10 and will be Columbia blue with SGCHS 2018: Atlanta on the front chest and the back.  Chaperones, email me your size if you want one, and students will signup on a sheet in the Band Room.  Please get this to me by Wednesday so that we can get the order in this week.

2)  During Focus time this week, students going on the Trip will be signing up for their spot on the bus and trying their uniform back on as we prepare for the performance at Six Flags.

3)  Jazz Band will Rehearse Tuesday in the Band Room from 3:30 to 4:30.

4) Color Guard will start rehearsing on Tuesday in the Cafeteria from 3:30 to 5:00 for the Spring Parades.  These rehearsals will be every Tuesday and Thursday.

5)  Drumline will have rehearsal on Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30 in the Chorus Room.  These rehearsals will be every Tuesday.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Announcements 2/25/18

1)  Jazz Band will rehearse on Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30.

2)  Students going to Solo and Ensemble will need to be at Northside High School in Jackson this Saturday.  Our allotted time is between 8:50 and 9:30 am.  Get there a few minutes early to warm up and find your room you will playing in.  Dress in Concert Attire since the judge will be able to see you.  After you are done playing, you may leave.

3)  Band Booster meeting this Thursday at 6:30 pm.  

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Announcements 2/18/18

1)  Jazz Band will practice on Tuesday.

2)  Our first concert of the season, the Chamber Ensemble Concert, will be this Tuesday at 7 pm.  Percussion will need to report at 5:30 to move the percussion equipment to the Gym.  The rest of the band will need to be in the gym ready to go by 6 pm.  We will rehearse with the UTM Faculty and Mrs. Katz at that time.  Concert attire - no jeans or tennis shoes, conservative dress for ladies.  

3)  The Miss Harmony pageant is this Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm.  I will have a sign up sheet for students workers this week.  I will need some ladies to work backstage and a couple of students to dress up and present trophies and crowns at the end of each age group.  Jazz Band will play at this event also.  Report time for the Jazz Band is 9 am wearing all black.  You will be provided lunch.  

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Announcements 2/11/18

1)  Jazz Band will rehearse Tuesday.

2)  We will have rehearsal Tuesday night from 6:30 to 8 pm to meet and greet the incoming Freshman class!  Everyone please plan to be there so that they can feel what it's like to play in an awesome-sounding huge band!  

3)  Butter Braids should be delivered this Tuesday.  If anything changes I will let you know.  You will need to get them home by that night so that they do not start thawing out.

4)  We will need to practice this week with focus and purpose.  We will not have school this Friday or next Monday and our Ensemble concert is going to be next Tuesday!  I think we should be okay and so far everyone has been working hard, but we cannot afford to take a mental day off at this point.

5)  Field Commander Auditions for next year's field show will be this Monday and Tuesday after school.  3:30-4:30 on Monday with the auditions happening at 4:30 on Tuesday.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Announcements 2/4/18

Tuesday, Tuesday, Tuesday!!!

1)  Jazz Band will meet on Tuesday.

2)  Booster meeting this Tuesday at 6:30 pm.

3)  Butter Braid forms and money are due Tuesday.