THANK YOU for your help in making this year’s Prism Concert a huge success!
We are taking band pictures this week on Tuesday and Wednesday during class. We are in need of a few band parents to help out with getting marching uniforms passed out on Wednesday so that we can take band pictures. If you are able to help, please contact Candy at (772) 708-7004
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
We will be discussing hosting Jazz and Middle School MPA, details of a proposed trip to Washington, DC for the 2017 school year, senior dinner, awards night, and marching uniforms at the January booster meeting.
Here's the information from the handbook about the uniform if you need quick access to it:
Used for all concert season ensembles.
Gentlemen will wear a black long-sleeved dress shirt, black dress pants, black dress shoes, black dress socks, black belt and a black neck-tie.
Ladies may elect to wear the same uniform as gentlemen or may wear a long-sleeved black gown, black dress shoes (please note that flats are not dress shoes ((please see below for examples of ladies' dress shoes), and black socks or stockings.
Uniforms must be cleaned and pressed when worn. Please see the uniform handout and review the inspection checklist for more specific information.
Concert Uniforms Inspection Checklist:
Pants, and Dresses
See below for examples of dress shoes and slacks for ladies.
Prism Concert tickets are now on sale. Please click here to download an order form or ask a band student for an order form.
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:
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!