News for this week!
Congratulations to the band members who participated in IRSC’s Four County Honor Band!
Please see below for this week’s rehearsal schedule.
The Chamber Winds Concert is on Tuesday, February 2nd at 7:00 PM. This concert will feature the Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Percussion Ensemble, and Jazz Band. Report time for students is at 6:30 PM. Students will need to wear their concert uniforms. There is no charge for this performance.
Students who are interested in volunteering with middle school bands for volunteer/community service hours need to fill out the volunteer application below and turn it in to the school they are volunteering at. Volunteer information will be posted next week in the band room.
We are hosting Jazz MPA next week on Thursday. We are in need of a few parent volunteers to help throughout the day. If you are able to help, please contact Candy Kiernan at (772) 708-7004.
Solo and Ensemble is at North Pork K-8 on February 5 and 6. Student performance times are posted in the band room. Students need to check their performance times and make arrangements for getting to North Port. Students may wear semi-formal attire to this event in lieu of their concert uniforms. Gentlemen should wear a tie. Ladies should make sure that any skirts/dresses worn should be past their knees. Students performing solos should make sure that they have an original part to hand their adjudicator and that they have numbered the measures on their part and the original. North Port K-8’s address is: 250 NW Floresta Drive, Port St. Lucie, FL 34983.
The schedule for solo and ensemble is posted below should you need it. It is also available in the band room. The Symphonic Winds perform at Concert MPA on Saturday, March 5 at 10:00 AM, the Symphonic Band performs at 2:30 PM and the Concert Band performs at 5:00 PM. The itinerary will be posted in the next two weeks.
Our next booster meeting is on January 28 at 7:00 PM in the band room. We have a car wash on February 27 for students to raise money to pay for their band fee or to start raising money for next year’s spring trip. Students may sign out tickets in the band room before or after school or class.
Applications and information for the 2016-2017 leadership program will be available next month on the website.
Symphonic Winds (Freshman Band) – 2:30-4:00
Concert Band – 2:30-4:30
Winter Guard – 2:30-5:00
Solo and Ensemble Help – 11:50-3:00
Symphonic Band – 2:30-4:00
Winter Guard – 2:30-5:00
Four County Honor Band – 6:00-9:00 @IRSC McAlphin Fine Arts Center