I hope you enjoyed your extended weekend. Thank you to our Drumline for their performances at UVic on Friday evening. Well done!
Thank you for your hard work in rehearsals and in home practice as we prepare for our TWO winter concerts. Concert #1 is on Wednesday, December 18th and features Carol Band, Junior Choir, Senior Choir, Strings, Green Band, Blue Band. Concert #2 is on Thursday, December 19th.and will feature Vocal Jazz and the three Jazz Bands. A student set-up crew is needed for both nights – please sign up in the band room. The RMPA will also hold Bake Sales on both concert nights!
1.) Band Classes in A & B Block
Monday – Band 9 in A Block.
Tuesday – Band 10 in A Block. Band 11/12 in B Block.
Wednesday – Band 9 in A Block.
Thursday – Band 10 in A Block. Band 11/12 in B Block.
Friday – Band 9 in A Block.
Band 9 and Band 10 Practice Cards – Continue recording for Week #11
2.) Morning, Lunch, After School Rehearsals
YEARBOOK PHOTOS: As mentioned last week, please have your band uniforms at school this week. Students in multiple ensembles are welcome to hang their uniforms up on the racks in the uniform room. Photo session timings are marked below in orange and can be downloaded HERE.
Monday – Blue Band Rehearsal & Year Book Photo at 7:15am.Carol Band Rehearsal at Lunch (if you are in vocal jazz, please go to THAT rehearsal). Pit Orchestra rehearsal after school 3:15pm – 4:45pm.
Tuesday – Junior Jazz Band at 7:15am. Intermediate Jazz Band Rehearsal & Year Book Photo at Lunch. Jazz Combo & Pit Band Year Book Photo at 3:15pm.
Wednesday – Senior Jazz Band at 7:15am. Junior Jazz Band & Year Book Photo at Lunch. Drumline rehearsal & Year Book Photo 3:15pm – 4:45pm.
Thursday – Intermediate Jazz Band at 7:15am. Senior Jazz Band Rehearsal & Year Book Photo at Lunch. Pit Orchestra rehearsal after school 3:15pm – 4:45pm.
Friday – Green Band Rehearsal & Year Book Photo at 7:15am. Music Council Meeting at Lunch. Drumline rehearsal after school 1:30pm – 3:00pm.
3.) Music Wear, Purdy’s Orders, Poinsettia Pick-up
Music Wear Orders: are due MONDAY, November 26. More information can be found here.
Purdy’s Chocolate Orders: are due MONDAY, November 26. More information can be found here.
Poinsettias: must be picked up on FRIDAY, November 20 at the school between 1pm and 6pm. More information can be found here.
Thank you to all of the parents and students that have helped to make these events and activities so successful!
4.) Carol Band Performance on Saturday
Carol Band will perform at Saanich Municipal Hall this Saturday (December 1st) for “Deck The Hall: A Winter Lights Celebration.” Call time is 7:00pm (in full uniform) Please meet at the back entrance. We will perform from 7:30pm – 8:00pm. Parents, friends, etc are welcome to attend. Please take everything that you need to be successful home on Friday after school (carol band music, instrument, uniform, etc.)
That’s it for now! Enjoy your week!