Thank you for a fantastic marching season! We really appreciate all your time you volunteered in the concession stand, chaperoning and especially all the third quarter snacks! To top things off the band received a Superior at MPA!!!

Now that marching season has ended the band will be transitioning to the concert season. Here are some details:

Rehearsals – will be Mondays and Thursdays from 1:45pm – 3:45pm

November 15th – All County Band Auditions @ Cypress Creek High School
Students auditioning for the All County Band should arrive at Cypress Creek at least 1 hour before their audition time. Warm-up area and maps will be in the cafeteria. (Just follow the crowd with instrument cases to the cafeteria)

November 29th – Winter Concert @ River Ridge Center for the Arts (River Ridge High School Auditorium)
Hope you can make it to this FANTASTIC CONCERT!! We are playing some fun seasonal music including “A Nightmare Before Christmas” We will also have our Second Annual UGLY SWEATER CONTEST. Come in your ugliest sweater!! Students will need to arrive by 5:30pm wearing their black concert attire which is black dress pants, button up shirt, and black shoes. Jazz students will need to wear their red jazz shirt and switch into the black shirt for the symphonic band. Doors open at 6:30pm and concert will start at 7pm.

December 8th – Band Pictures
During school we will be taking individual band pictures. Students will be dress in their band uniform and which will be for sale. (We changed our photo company from last year)

December 10th – NPR Main Street Parade
This is a fun parade where students decorate their instruments and themselves in Christmas lights. We also wear Santa hats instead of our band hats. We will meet at 4:30pm in the band room and we should be back around 8:30pm. If you plan on watching the entire parade please coordinate finding a ride home for your band student. Usually traffic after the parade is really bad.

Have a great day!