01Apr/11

Instruments for Sale!

Local pro musician (and member of our Pit Orchestra) Brad Herron is selling a few of his pro level horns.  Anyone interested in purchasing any of these items should see Mr. Smith ASAP!  These are GREAT horns at an outstanding price:

Gemeinhardt Flute Model M3S Open Hole/Silver Head Joint: $850

Armstrong Open Hole Flute/Silver Head Joint:  $350

Selmer Super Action 80 Alto Sax: $1,800

Fender Precision Bass Guitar Vintage:  $1,500

01Apr/11

Announcements Week of 4/4/2011

1.  Kalahari deposits were due this past week.  If you forgot to turn in your money, please send it in to Mr. Smith no later than mid week!  If you wish to use your student account, please send in a note to let us know this.  Please keep in mind that the performance at Perkins High School on Saturday evening is required.  If you choose not to participate in the overall trip, you still need to be at the performance.  We are looking into providing transportation for the handful of students not going.  Details to come.

2.  Auditions for the 2011-2012 concert bands begin on Monday!  See the Winds/Concert Band pages for details.

3.  Rookie Camp will be held after school on the last day of school this year.  Schedules will be available in late April.  The complete Marching Band schedule is now available online.

4.  Winds will rehearse on Wednesday until 2:30.

26Mar/11

Announcements Week of 3/28/2011

1.  First Kalahari trip payment of $60 is due by this Thursday!  Please make checks payable to “Perry Band Boosters”.

2.  The Perry High School Percussion Ensemble will be performing at the Northwest HS Arts Festival on April 6.  The concert will begin at 6PM.

3.  Planning Ahead:

–  Perry Jazz Ensemble at Hoover HS Jazz Festival April 15th

–  Pre State Concert April 27th in the Mattachione Theatre

–  State Contest at Glenoak April 29th (time TBD)

–  Jazz Night May 4th in the Mattachione Theatre

–  Bands in the Round May 5th in the PHS Gym

 

20Mar/11

Video Uploads

Want to share your favorite video recordings of the PHS Bands with the Perry Band Community? It’s simple! Just email your video file to perryband@gmail.com

We are looking for videos of past performances of our Marching Band, Symphonic Winds, Concert Band, and Jazz Ensembles!

19Mar/11

Announcements Week of 3/21/2011

1.  Congratulations to both ensembles this weekend at OMEA District Contest!  Both groups played VERY well, and we are proud of each and every one of you.  Concert Band earned a rating of “Excellent” and was only 1 point away from qualifying for State Finals!  Symphonic Winds earned a perfect score, and will be performing at State Finals on April 29th.  A state “preview” concert will be held on April 27th in the Mattchione Theatre.  We couldn’t be more proud of your tremendous accomplishments this year as we continue to be Good, Better, Best.

2.  Musical rehearsals begin this Monday at 6PM.

3.  Winds rehearsal from 1:30-3:15 this Wednesday.

4.  Auditions are only 2 short weeks away.  Be working on showing us your best.

5.  Excellent job showing your school spirit Friday evening with the decoration of Mrs. Martin’s car!

 

13Mar/11

Announcements Week of 3/13/2011

1.  Pre Contest Concert this Monday @ 7:oo PM.  Both bands should arrive around 6:15.  Winds will take pictures in the Gym at 6:30, followed by Concert Band.

2.  District Contest is this Friday at Lake HS.  Symphonic Winds will depart PHS at 3:30 and perform at 5:30.  Concert Band will depart PHS at 5:30 and perform at 7:30.  There are NO excused absences for this important event.

3.  Auditions for 2011-2012 Winds/Concert band will begin in 3 weeks!  Be sure to prepare excerpts from the audition packet, and also 20-40 measures of a piece of your choosing.

4.  Any student who is selected for the 2012 OMEA All State Band will automatically be in Symphonic Winds.  Remember, you won’t make it if you don’t try out!  Click here to download an All State Application Packet.