Band This Week: Feb 24-29, Show Week #1

Band This Week: Feb 24-29, Show Week #1

Good evening! 

Welcome to the first of two show weeks! Congratulations to everyone involved in “Nice Work If You Can Get It!” Thank you to everyone in the cast, crew, pit band, and parent support team! Enjoy the run!

Thanks to our Senior Jazz Band for an outstanding performance on Tuesday night at GNS! The band sounded excellent! Thank you for being prompt, helpful and kind! Thank you to all of the parents that came out to support this performance!

1.) Band Classes in A & B Block

Monday – Band 10 in A Block.

Tuesday – Band 9 in A Block. Band 11/12 in B Block.

Wednesday – Band 10 in A Block.

Thursday – Band 9 in A Block. Band 11/12 in B Block.

Friday – Band 9 in A Block. Band 11/12 in B Block.

Band 9 and Band 10 Practice Cards – Continue recording for Week #24

 

2.) Morning, Lunch, After School Rehearsals

MondayNo morning rehearsal. Junior Tour Band Rehearsal at Lunch. Pit Orchestra Dress Rehearsal #1 (3:25pm – 7pm)

TuesdayNo morning rehearsal. Intermediate Jazz Band at Lunch. No after school rehearsal.

WednesdayNo morning rehearsal. Junior Jazz Band at Lunch. Pit Orchestra Dress Rehearsal #2 (2pm – 7pm)

ThursdayNo morning rehearsal. Senior Jazz Band at Lunch. “Nice Work” Performance #1 (6pm call time, 7:30pm start)

FridayNo morning rehearsal. Music Council Meeting at Lunch. “Nice Work” Performance #2 (6pm call time, 7:30pm start)

Saturday – “Nice Work” Performance #3 (6pm call time, 7:30pm start)

 

3.) Pit Orchestra Reminders/Update

Remaining Rehearsals: These rehearsals and performances are MANDATORY. The show runs for six evening performances. The call time for evening performances is 6:00pm – be seated in the pit, ready to tune and run any numbers that are required. All evening performances start at 7:30pm

Mon. Feb. 24 – Dress Rehearsal #1 (3:25pm – 7pm)

Wed. Feb. 26 – Dress Rehearsal #2 (2pm – 7pm)

Thurs. Feb. 27 – Performance #1 (6pm call time, 7:30pm start)

Fri. Feb. 28 – Performance #2 (6pm call time, 7:30pm start)

Sat. Feb. 29 – Performance #3 (6pm call time, 7:30pm start)

Wed. March 4 – Mid-Run Rehearsal (3:25pm – 6:30pm)

Thurs. March 5 – Performance #4 & Alumni Night (6pm call time, 7:30pm start)

Fri. March 6 – Performance #5 (6pm call time, 7:30pm start)

Sat. March 7 – Performance #6 (6pm call time, 7:30pm start) Closing night party to follow (10pm to 12am): Techies/Bandies revenge, pizza, etc! 🙂

Notes:

Musical Theatre T-Shirts: thank you for getting your shirt sizes in last week. If you have not brought in your $20, please do so ASAP (cheques can be made payable to Reynolds Secondary School).

Pit Band Uniform: All black shirt, pants and shoes (Please NO sweat-pants, t-shirts with logos, etc) AND fun socks! These items are all provided by students. Please let me know if you have a financial situation that is prohibitive. 

Health/Attendance: Please take care of yourselves over the next two weeks. Get as much rest as possible, eat well, and stay hydrated. You are expected to attend all of your classes. If you need to miss a class, PLEASE contact your teacher regarding what you missed.