The Word…November 28-December 3

Goals for this week:

  • Notes, rhythms, articulations, balance, and blend in Sleigh Ride, Carmen, and Huron Indian Carol
  • Begin working on audition music and scales

Sectionals on Tuesday and Wednesday until 3:30 this week

Concert Band Auditions

Auditions for chair placement will be December 5, 6, and 7. Woodwinds will go first, then brass, then percussion. You may email a video of your prepared audition, but everything is due by December 7th, no exceptions. You will not be considered for All County if you do not complete your audition by then. Everyone must play their audition because this counts as a test grade.

Christmas Parade: Saturday, 12/3

Report time: 8:45 AM to get dressed in uniforms with Santa hats

First bus leaves: 9:15 AM

The parade begins at 10:30 AM. It begins at Park Elementary and ends at the middle school. We will need volunteers afterward to help with concessions for the Christmas in Swanton Craft Show.

Pep Band: You must attend 6 out of 8 games. You will earn a patch or pin if you attend all 8.

12/8 Girls vs. Evergreen

1/13 Girls vs. Archbold

1/14 Boys vs. Lake

1/19 Girls vs. Bryan

1/27 Boys vs. Evergreen

2/9 Girls vs. Wauseon

2/17 Boys vs. Liberty Center

2/24 Boys vs. Delta

Band Fees

This is a reminder that your band fees are due by the end of band camp.  New member fee is $55.00 and covers the cost of shoes, shorts and t-shirt.  All upper-classmen owe a $25.00 maintenance fee to cover cleaning of uniform. Extra shirts and shorts are $10 each. We can also arrange an installment payment plan, but you need to contact Mrs. Preisner.

Dates to Remember

Dec. 3 Christmas Parade

Dec. 8 Girls vs. Evergreen

Dec. 18 Holiday Concert @ 3:30 for 6th and HS

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