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BAND BLAST

Weekly Band Newsletter

Week 1/26-2/2:  (This Week)

Monday         4:00-7:00 PM  Varsity Guard Rehearsal

Tuesday        4:00-7:00 PM  JV Guard Rehearsal

                       5:30-8:30 PM  Winter Winds Rehearsal

Thursday      4:00-7:00 PM  Varsity Guard Rehearsal

Saturday      CWEA Competition (premiere)

Week 2/3-2/9: (Next Week)

 

Monday         4:00-7:00 PM  JV Guard Rehearsal

                      5:30-8:30 PM  Winter Winds Rehearsal

Wednesday  4:00-7:00 PM  JV Guard Rehearsal

​                      5:30-8:30 PM  Winter Winds Rehearsal

Thursday      4:00-7:00 PM  Varsity Guard Rehearsal

Saturday      Guard Camp (both groups)

This Week’s Highlights:

  • Monday is an A Day.

  • This is the first week of indoor competitions. Each group needs to check their group’s competition day schedule.

  • Ticket prices, a schedule of competing groups and the address for the indoor competition can be found at the following link: https://www.cweaindoor.org/events/24195

  • Read below for more details and check out our webpage www.ardreykellband.com.

 

Band Classes

  • This is a reminder to bring all of you supplies each day to class. Concert band percussion students in 4B will need their practice pads in this week.

  • April 3 will be our next band concert featuring all 4 concert bands performing the works of Craig Fitzpatrick.

  • Any senior that needs help looking for music scholarships should speak with Mr. Butler or Mr. Shives. The CWEA scholarship link is here: https://www.cweaindoor.org/2020-Scholarship-Applications

From our Band Boosters

Fundraising Meeting February 5 - Mark your Calendar

We are holding a fundraising information meeting February 5th.  We will be exploring fundraising options and brainstorming ideas to keep our band program strong.  All parents welcome!  Bring your ideas!  Time and location will be posted on band app week of meeting. 

February 11th MOD Pizza Dinner Night

Everyone LOVES MOD Pizza!  We've scheduled a band dinner night February 11th 5:00 - 9:00pm!  Come eat with friends and family and support our band program.

 

Winter Programs

Thank you for making your first payment for our winter programs.  Our second payment is due February 12th.  You can make your payments via charms, check or cash.  Please put your cash/check payments in the black box.  Please be sure to keep your account up to date.

Band Booster Meeting - Mark your Calendar

Our next meeting is Thursday February 13th 6:30 in the band room.  We have a lot of new plans happening for next year and the future!  Our meetings are growing and we appreciate the support and ideas :)

Board/Committee Positions

Want to get involved?  Have a lot of ideas for our program?  We will be filling board positions for next year!!  We are creating new committees and implementing new ideas!!  There is a lot going on - thank you to those that have shown interest - keep those emails coming!!  

 

If you have any questions, please email akbandpresident@gmail.com

Web Page Links

www.scdba.net (District Band Web Page)

www.musicforall.org (Bands of America)

www.cwea.us (Carolina Winter Ensemble Association)

www.nafme.org (National Association for Music Education)

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