Congratulations to everyone who completed turn one requirements! All bands will be “re-seated” and folder assignments will be updated to reflect Term 1 marks. New band lists will be published after the concert on Tuesday night.
Welcome to concert week at Reynolds! I am SO excited to hear you perform on Tuesday night! Friday is our annual Remembrance Day Observance and next Monday, November 11th is the Senior Concert Band’s 53rd consecutive year supporting the Remembrance Day service at Saanich Municipal Hall.
Please see Section 3 for more details.
Enjoy the week! Please note the schedule changes below.
1.) Band Classes in A & B Block
**PLEASE NOTE CHANGES IN RED**
Monday – ALL GRADE 9s AND 10s have Band 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 – Grade 9s and 10s who play in Blue Bands, please attend! (Rehearsal for Saanich Remembrance Day)
Friday – Band 10 in A Block.
Band 9 and Band 10 Practice Cards – Continue recording for Week #9
2.) Morning, Lunch, After School Rehearsals
Monday – Blue Band Rehearsal at 7:15am. EXTRA Intermediate Jazz Band Rehearsal at Lunch. Pit Orchestra rehearsal after school 3:15pm – 4:45pm.
Tuesday – Junior Jazz Band at 7:15am. Intermediate Jazz Band at Lunch. Band Concert Set-up after school starting at 3:15pm. Any and all help is appreciated..
Wednesday – Senior Jazz Band CANCELLED. Junior Jazz Band at Lunch. Drumline rehearsal 3:15pm – 4:45pm.
Thursday – Intermediate Jazz Band CANCELLED. Senior Jazz Band at Lunch. Pit Orchestra rehearsal 3:15pm – 4:15pm. Gym set-up for Reynolds Remembrance Day Observance 4:15pm – 4:45pm
Friday – Green Band Rehearsal at 7:15am. Music Council Meeting at Lunch. Drumline rehearsal after school 1:30pm – 3:00pm. Blue Band Equipment Breakdown Truck Loading at 1:10pm
3.) Back In Action Concert – Tuesday Night
Please read the Running Order PDF for our fall “Back In Action” all-bands concert on Tuesday, November 5th.
STUDENTS: This document contains everything you need to be prepared and successful on Tuesday evening. Please take note of the CALL TIME for all students (6pm) and additional timings (SOUND CHECK FOR JR JAZZ & SENIOR JAZZ BANDS at 6:15pm..ahem) to support various aspects of the show. Please put your music in order and know what order the bands perform in.
Additionally, there are band-specific, COLOURED (ooh, fancy!) instructions that should help with making transitions between groups smoother.
PARENTS: Thank you for supporting your students and getting them to band classes and rehearsals. Please have a read through the notes at the beginning and end of this document: especially in regards to uniforms! 🙂
SET-UP CREW – ADDITIONAL HELP NEEDED: As there is a choir mass-rehearsal on Tuesday afternon, we are in need of an additional 10 non-choir student volunteers to set-up the gym. Pizza dinner provided!
4.) Reynolds Remembers – Friday, November 8th – Blue Band
Full Blue Band in full uniform will perform for our school assembly on Friday, November 8th (9:10am call time to change into uniforms. 10:00am start. ). Thank you to our bugler, Levi Ross! Please help with Tear Down at the end of the assembly.
**If you are in Band AND Choir: please wear your choir uniform to this performance. Do not layer your blazer on top. 🙂
5.) Saanich Remembrance Day Observance – Monday, November 11 – Blue Band
On Monday, November 11th, our full Senior Concert Band will lend musical support to Saanich Municipal Hall’s annual Remembrance Day Observance.
Take EVERYTHING that you need to be successful HOME on Friday afternoon. This includes: uniforms, instruments, music folders.
This is a RAIN OR SHINE outdoor performance. Please layer clothing underneath your uniform.
Set-up Crew Call Time is: 9:30am
Full Band Call Time is 9:50am.
Download the running order for that performance: 2019 REVISED Blue Band Remembrance Day Observance (Saanich)