The Prism Concert is this week! I hope you are looking forward to one of our biggest performances of the year! We are in need of help decorating the auditorium. We are decorating the auditorium during the day and in the afternoons this week. If you are able to help, please contact Amanda Hayes-Tolentino at (850) 206-5830. We are still in need of the following items: Buffalo bagged snow, Canned snow, Warm white lights, Net style warm white lights, and blue, silver, red, and gold shatterproof ornaments.
Please review concert uniform information in the band handbook and be making plans now to secure necessary materials for concert uniforms. If you are unsure of something about your uniform, please bring it in and show it to Mr. Hall.
The dress rehearsal for the Prism Concert is Tuesday from 6:00 - 9:00 PM. Report time is 5:45 and attendance time is 6:00. We will run the concert and all of the transitions. Students need to be in concert uniform for this rehearsal. The Prism Concert will run Thursday from 7:00-9:00 PM and Friday from 7:00-9:00 PM. Students have a report time of 5:45 and an attendance time of 6:15 each night.
Students performing additional solos and ensembles at the FBA Solo and Ensemble need to begin securing their piano accompanist (if needed) now. Names and contact information for pianists are posted in the band room. Students performing at S&E need to play their solo or ensemble for Mr. Hall by Friday, December 11. Guard members need to submit their music by this date and need to perform their routine for review by Friday, December 11. Please remember that the FBA allows a maximum of four entries per student at S&E.
Please remember that we will be taking band pictures during class on Tuesday and Wednesday December 15 and 16.
We are in need of volunteers to help out on the following dates:
- Tuesday, December 8: 5:00-8:00
- Thursday, December 10: 2:00-6:45
- Friday, December 11: 2:00-6:45
Please Contact Amanda Hayes-Tolentino at (850) 206-5830 if you are able to help.
We are in need of a few parents to help at the dress rehearsal on December 8 and we are also in need of parents to help out at both nights of the Prism Concert on December 10 and 11. Please contact Candy Kiernan at (772) 708-7004 if you are able to help.
On Monday December 14 we will be doing desserts for school staff and are in need of assistance with that. Please contact Amanda Hayes-Tolentino at (850) 206-5830 if you are able to help.
On Tuesday and Wednesday December 15 and 16 we will be taking band portraits during the school day. We will need parent volunteers to help out with uniforms. Please contact Amanda Hayes-Tolentino at (850) 206-5830 if you are able to help.
We are in need of chaperones to help with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade on January 18. Please contact Candy Kiernan if you are able to chaperone at: (772) 708-7004
We are in need of one parent to help chaperone the 4-County Honor Band rehearsals on January 22 and 23. Please contact Candy Kiernan if you are able to chaperone at: (772) 708-7004
Midterm information will be given out this week for all band classes. Please remember that 50% of the midterm grade is performing the Prism Concert section ensemble, memorized. Choir: perform excerpts from concert music with attention paid especially to diction, phrasing, and dynamics.
Thank you for all that you do for our students and school!