Hudson High School Class Act Band
The music never stops playing and that phrase can’t be any truer when it comes to the Class Act Band! We made a marching season happen, we had a virtual winter concert and now we are preparing for a Spring Concert. Today I even heard a good amount of students say: “this is fun!”
Here are some dates I would like to share with you:
April 26th – 6:30pm Band Booster meeting and everyone is invited. We will be planning logistics for the concert and awards picnic. We will also vote a new booster board. Thank you for submitting the nominations! We would not be able to run as smoothly without this great parent volunteer organization!
April 30th – Virtual Solo & Ensemble and Guard MPA at Hudson HS. We have a good amount of participants!! Students will either perform live or submit a recording and receive feedback from the judge on this date.
May 3rd & May 10th – 2pm till 4pm – After School Concert Rehearsal
May 7th – Band Leadership Applications due via email – firstname.lastname@example.org Applications can be found in the band room.
May 17th – 7pm Spring Concert at Hudson HS Football Stadium. This will be a concert you won’t want to miss! I know the students are super excited!!! Students will need to arrive at 5pm in their black concert attire. Gates will open at 6:30pm.
May 22 – 6pm Awards Picnic at Hudson HS. We will celebrate the end of the year and recognize our amazing students!
BAND CAMP DATES!!!
To get the band started on the right foot we have mandatory band camps. They are fun and free!! Due to construction at Hudson HS we will have the camps at Crews Lake MS. More specifics for the camps will be shared during the summer.
July 19th till July 22 – Percussion and Guard Camp
July 23rd – Leadership Camp
July 26th till 30th – Band Camp
The students have been working really hard on their music and I really hope you can make it to the Spring Concert. If you have any questions let me know: email@example.com
Hudson High School
Monday, March 1st we will have our only rehearsal which will be held outside in the court yard, from 2:15pm – 4:00pm.
Friday, March 5th we will make a video recording, from 2:15pm-4:00pm for the FBA adjudicators. For the video students will need to wear their black concert attire which consists of black dress shoes, black dress pants, and black dress shirt. Please let me know if you need any of these items, I might be able to help with enough time.
Virtual Solo and Ensemble – This year students are not required to participate in Solo/Ensemble due to the increased cost which the Band Boosters are unable to cover. Students who wish to participate will need to pay $10 dollars for a solo and $20 dollars for an ensemble.
March 5th – Solo and Ensemble money due (check made out to Hudson High Band Boosters and deposited in red box in band room)
April 30th or May 1st – Virtual Solo and Ensemble in the HHS band room. Students will perform their selection and an adjudicator will provide comments and a rating live over the internet.
Virtual Color Guard Performance Assessment
April 30 – Color Guard will record their performance during class and submit it to the Florida Bandmasters Association. Three FBA adjudicators will provide us with helpful comments.
Thank you Mia Lerner and Asper Wren for producing our Virtual Winter Concert. You may see our Virtual Winter Concert by clicking this link Class Act Virtual Winter Concert!
Hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving. Despite the crazy year I am very thankful for you and the band students. Everyone has been incredibly cooperative, understanding and flexible, thank you!
Since our last HHS Band News email the positivity rate rose above 5% and we won’t be able to have a full audience at our Winter Concert December 11th. To avoid anymore last minute changes we will produce our very FIRST—-Virtual—–Concert!!!!!
For the taping on December 11th we will be wearing our concert attire of black dress pants and black button up shirt with holiday season accents i.e. Santa hats, red or green ties.
Our practice and taping schedule will be:
December 7th, 2:30pm – 4:00pm
December 11th, 2:30 – 4:00pm (taping)
Once we have all our ducks in a row I’ll let you know how you will be able to access and watch our VERY—FIRST—VIRUAL—CONCERT!!!!!!
Please stay safe everyone!!
Hudson High School
Now that the dust has settled from the football season I would like to thank everyone for their time and cooperation. This has been a season like no other and we came through it successfully! Our students did an outstanding job learning the show in a very limited time while also staying safe. Our band boosters and parent volunteers, organized the concession stand and kept our kids hydrated and well fed. THANK YOU!!!!
Now onto our next adventure the Winter Concert! It will take place December 11th, at 7pm. Due to Covid-19 guidelines we will need to hold it at the Hudson High School stadium. We will have the Jazz Band, Symphonic Band, Percussion and Color Guard Perform.
There will only be two rehearsal for the event:
Monday 12/7 2:30 – 4pm
Friday 12/11 2:30 – 4pm
Concert attire will be: Black dress pants and black button up shirt. To have a little fun students will be able to decorate their instruments and wear Santa hats for the concert.
Thank you again for a great marching season and I really hope you come join us for the Winter Concert December 11th.
Drop your kids of at band practice September 29th from 5pm-7pm and have a date night at Dairy Queen. Ten precent of your bill will go to the Class Act Band (Dine in Only)
For more information click: DQ Fundraiser
Thank you for your generous donations of bottled water and snacks!! The students were very happy to keep the 3rd quarter snack tradition alive! A huge thank you to our band elves (band booster) who made miracles happen last Friday by fitting and distributing marching shoes and show shirts intime for the first game. Our elves also organizing the concession stand with COVID-19 approved menu items, which were mostly sold out!! Thank you to all our awesome parent volunteers who worked the concessions and looked after the wellbeing of the ClassAct Band, we really could not do it without you!
An additional home game has been schedule for September 25th. The band will be working hard to debut the Queen Show! It has been a challenge with the limited practice times and September rains. If any of our practices should be cancelled due to weather, or any other reason you will be notified through ‘Remind’ or posted on Facebook or Band App. If you would like to be part of the ‘Remind’ text please forward me your phone number.
Our new football schedule will be:
9/25 – Home vs Wesley Chapel HS (new)
10/2 – Home vs Mulberry (senior night)
10/9 – Home vs ZCA
10/16 – Home vs Parrish
10/30 – Cypress Creek HS
If your student has been practicing for the All-State Band please email me back ASAP firstname.lastname@example.org Participation contracts and paperwork is due by Wednesday. Auditions will be held virtually September 25-28.
Please stay safe everyone!!