Jazz Rehearsals This Week:
Ensemble: Wednesday 7:00-8:00pm. Thank you, Mardi Gras parade!
Lab Band: Thursday 3:00-4:30pm.
Combos: Quintet Wednesday 3:00-4:00pm. Sextet Thursday 4:30-5:30pm.
D211 Honors Orchestra: WOW! What a performance on Saturday night. The orchestra sounded incredible. Congratulations Jaris, Heitman, Ward, Krueger, Lober, and Garratt!
Sectionals: Symphonic Band Tues (Emperata), Concert Band Wed (Different Voices), Cadet Band THURSDAY (Pageant).
8th Grade Solo and Ensemble Festival: Tuesday after school. See volunteer signup at the front of the room.
Sendoff: We have a sendoff for the girls bowling team on Thursday between 1st and 2nd period. WS/SB will cover (please get a sub if you have a test), but all others are welcome to attend. Meet in the band room at 7:55.
T-Shirt Fundraiser: We are doing a new fundraiser to benefit the MS Foundation. We are selling t-shirts, long sleeve tees, hoodies, and kids tee with 100% of the profit going to MS. Orders are due March 1: teespring.com/shsband
IHSA Solo and Ensemble: You should be on Goal #3 this week. Have you met your goals so far? Have you updated your column on the big chart in the hallway? EVENT TIMES ARE NOW POSTED IN THE HALLWAY/FRONT OF THE BAND ROOM.
Schoology Assignments: Remember that all bands' Schoology assignments are due Friday at 1pm.
COUNTDOWN: Including this week, there are 3 weeks left until IHSA Solo and Ensemble Festival (Saturday, March 7th). In-class recitals begin two weeks on Monday, March 2nd). Our March Band-Aid Concerts are exactly 4 weeks away, but we only have 3 weeks of rehearsal left due to in-class solo/ensemble recitals. Don't let these performances sneak up on us!
Concert Review Opportunities This Weekend: This weekend is 48th Annual Elmhurst College Jazz Festival. Check out the schedule here: http://public.elmhurst.edu/jazzfestival/29902924.html. The Taylor University Jazz Ensemble is playing a free concert at Medinah Baptist Church @ 7:30 Saturday (featuring SHS Alum Katie Vaporis...see Caroline for details).
INTEREST IS CHARGED EVERY MONDAY.
IOUs - WS: none!
IOUs - SB: none!
IOUs - Cadet: Singh ($5.50), Tamason ($10).
IOUs - CB: Lopez ($28.75), Mallett ($5.50).