Monday, April 25, 2016

Teapot Parade and Mass Band Rehearsal


Trenton Teapot Festival Parade and Mass Band Rehearsal, Saturday, April 30, 2016


* For the Mass Band Rehearsal in the afternoon, wear your Rube Goldberg T-shirts.  If you do not have one of those shirts, please wear a shirt that is close to that brownish-gray color.


8:00 am                Arrive at SGCHS Band Room.  Load equipment on bus.  Put on uniform pants, long black socks, and shoes.  Wear shorts and T-shirt underneath.  Put uniform jacket, hat, and gauntlets on bus.  *If you have a driver’s license and want to just meet us in Trenton at our usual warm-up spot, that is fine.  You cannot drive anyone else there, with the exception of siblings. Make sure you take your uniform and instrument home with you on Friday.

8:20 am                Depart South Gibson County High School.

8:50 am                Arrive at Trenton.  We will need to exit the buses quickly so the buses can move to the end of the parade route.  Unload instruments quickly and put jackets, hats, and gauntlets on as you go to warm-up circle.

9:10 am                Warm-up

9:40 am                Line-up in parade form and wait to join the parade route.

Approx. 12:00    End of parade.  Students will put instruments back in cases, put full uniform on the hangers, and then load the instruments on the trailer.  I will need to attend the Director’s meeting after the parade.  You may get watch the end of the parade, just make sure you are back by 12:45.

12:45 pm              Depart Trenton and head to Humboldt to practice with the Mass Band.  Lunch will be provided.

1:00 - 2:30            begin serving food   (hot dogs, chips and water).

2:30 - 3:30            sectionals

3:30 - 3:45            move to block

3:45 - 4:30            set block

4:30 - 5:30            work block on 22nd

5:30 - 6:15            snack 

6:15 - 7:30            reset block and march down Main Street to Central

7:30 pm                Load trailer and buses.

8:00 pm                Depart Humboldt.

8:20 pm                Arrive at SGC.  After everything is put up correctly, you will be dismissed.

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