07Jan/11

Announcements Week of 1/10/2011

1.  Tickets for the Perry Band Scotch Doubles Night are available from Mr. Smith.  Please get your orders in early for this evening of fun and bowling.  Tickets are $25 per couple, and are open to anyone who wants to participate.  Cost includes shoes, bowling, door prizes, food, and fun!  Please see the announcements page for a copy of the flier with info!  Not only will this event be hours of fun, but the proceeds will directly benefit the Perry Band!

2.  Solo and Ensemble money is due this week!  Solos are $15 and Ensembles are $20.  Please make checks payable to Perry Band Boosters.  Ensemble members should turn money into your group leader, and group leaders should turn in ONE check for your ensemble.  Woodwind and Brass Choirs are at no charge to students.

3.  We will be putting together a Pep Band to perform at the Perry Basketball game THIS COMING FRIDAY.  We need your support at this event!  We will meet at 6PM for a quick rehearsal before the game.  Please bring any flip folders/marching band music you have from this past season.  We will play what we can work up in our brief rehearsal.  Dress will be normal clothes (but try to show your Perry Pride!). I can not stress enough how much we need your participation at this event. Please see Mr. Smith or Mrs. Martin if you are able to participate.

4.  GREAT rehearsals by all 3 bands to finish out the week!  We are all so proud of what you have accomplished so far this year.  Now it’s time to put the pedal to the floor and get even better for contest.

28Dec/10

Announcements Week of 12/27/2010

1.  When we return from break on Monday, we will be collecting music from the Palace Concert.  Make sure EACH member brings his/her music to rehearsal on Monday.

2.  We will take any last minute solo/ensemble forms next week.  Please remember to fill in what class your solo is.  Many solos are repeated on different class lists, with different movements.  Also, YOU MUST BE TAKING PRIVATE LESSONS IN ORDER TO TAKE A CLASS A SOLO.  No exceptions!

3.  Enjoy the rest of your break!

21Dec/10

Band Announcements

1.  AWESOME performances by all 3 HS groups at the Palace!  Congrats!  Now let’s keep working hard and improving to be the best we can be!

2.  Please email me with any solo/ensemble info over break.  We’ll hit the ground running with WW/Brass Choirs when we return.  We will be having our regular sectional rehearsals when school resumes.

3.  Have a safe and relaxing break!  PRACTICE!

18Dec/10

Announcements Week of 12/20/2010

1.  Palace Concert on Tuesday night.  All band students should be in balcony seats by 6:30PM.  HS students will store instruments in the dressing rooms under the stage.  Concert Uniforms for this performance.

2.  Palace Set-up Crew should arrive at PHS by 3:00PM.  Please plan to stay after and help tear down/unload at PHS following the concert.

3.  All tickets for the Palace are now sold.  Please tell parents and family members to arrive early to choose their seats.  It will be packed!

4.  Performance order will be:  6th Grade, 7th Grade, Jazz Ensemble, 8th Grade, Concert Band, and Winds.

5.  If you haven’t yet turned in your solo and ensemble form, please do this by Monday.  Money will be due at a later date.  Music can be picked up from Mr. Smith on Monday.

6.  Ensemble leaders should schedule a rehearsal or two with your ensembles over break!  If you want help during rehearsals, send us an email.

7.  Have a safe and relaxing break!!  ALL INSTRUMENTS SHOULD GO HOME!  PRACTICE!

12Dec/10

Announcements Week 12/13/2010

1. Palace Tickets are nearly sold out! Get your order in before we run out.

2.  Our Palace Concert will be professionally recorded.  Please see the announcement page or scrolling banner on the homepage for an order form.

3.  Ohio Tuxedo has closed it’s doors and relocated to American Commodore Tuxedo in Belden Village Mall.  All orders will be honored by the new company.

4.  Solo and Ensemble forms are due this Friday.

5.  Louisville payments due this week (Jazz Ensemble)

6.  Perry Band Booster meeting this Monday at 7PM.  All parents are welcome to attend.

7.  ALL SCHOOL OWNED INSTRUMENTS must be delivered to the main Band Room no later than 7AM Tuesday morning.  No exceptions.