Band Camp 2021 was a huge success!!! The students met all the goals set forth for the week and had a great time doing so. The band staff and I could not be more proud of
their hard work.
Thank you to our Band Camp volunteers for making 2021 a huge success:
Band Camp Coordinators: Dot Keil and Julie Rutter
Band Camp Nurses: Jennifer Hayes, Andy Betz, and Melissa McKelvey
Check-In: Melanie Senitko
Truck Driver: David Schmied, Bob Rutter
Truck Loaders/Unloaders: Molly Schmied, David Schmied, Angela Russell, Melissa McKelvey
Luggage Inspectors: Juliet Bullock, Rich Keil
Chaperones: Brenda Parker, Bob Rutter, Kate Lobley, Rick Markle, Laurie Pomerants, Rich Keil, Janna Thompson-Chordas, Aaron Young, Julie Rutter, Steve Hamm
Senior Night Chaperone: Eric Schweinhagen
If I’ve missed anyone, please let me know. You deserve our gratitude!!!
National Night Out - Tuesday August 3 - 5:00PM - Wyman Woods
The marching band has been invited to perform at National Night Out this Tuesday, August 3 at 5:00PM. Students may have conflicts so it is highly encouraged for students who are available. Details are listed below.
We have scheduled four post-camp rehearsals to keep all our hard work fresh in your students mind. With last minute family vacations, athletics, and other events; conflicts will occur. My only request is that any/all families communicate any conflicts which will come up with the four post camp rehearsals.
Tuesday, August 3 - 8:00-10:00PM
Thursday, August 5 - 8:00-10:00PM
Monday, August 9 - 8:00-10:00PM
Wednesday, August 11 - 8:00-10:00PM
Formal Uniform Fittings - This Week
Students will be fitted for their formal uniforms this week. We ask that each student fill out this pre-fitting Google Form - LINK: https://forms.gle/BHd1jqW8MTEE336G6 - This information is only used by the Uniform Fitting Team to ensure each uniform fits properly. Please complete the form by 12:00PM (noon) on Monday, August 2. I will send out a Remind notification as well with the link.
[[SEE BAND PARENTS UPDATE FOR PHOTO DAY INFO]]
Annual Falco Park Concert - Sunday, August 15 - 7:00PM
The last summer/before school event is the Annual Falco Park Concert in Marble Cliff. The concert is scheduled for Sunday, August 15 at 7:00PM. Students will wear their summer uniform including white marching shoes. Additional details will be released the week of the concert.
2021-2022 Band Calendar
The 2021-2022 Band Calendar (Marching & Concert Bands) has been finalized. I will send an email on Wednesday/Thursday of this week which includes the entire schedule as well as how to sync the calendar to your mobile device or Gmail/Yahoo calendars. Please look in your inbox on later this week!!!
National Night Out
Tuesday, August 3
Location: Wyman Woods
Uniform: Row Shirt, Shorts, Footwear of Choice
Bring Flip Folder
4:00-4:30PM Instrument Pick-Up @ LMS
4:45PM Report to Wyman Woods
4:55PM Warm Up
3 National Night Out - Performance 5:00PM
Post-Camp Rehearsal 8:00-10:00PM
5 Post-Camp Rehearsal 8:00-10:00PM
9 Formal Photos 1:00PM
Post-Camp Rehearsal 8:00-10:00PM
11 Post-Camp Rehearsal 8:00-10:00PM
15 Falco Park Concert 7:00PM
17 School Begins
20 Home vs Centennial 7:00PM Kickoff
Absence Request Form
If your student will miss any of the Post-Camp rehearsals or performances listed above, please fill out the Absence Request Form by following this link: https://forms.gle/XquG5iHGCStYnkp97 I will receive notification of your request and respond as needed.
Lastly, please don’t hesitate to reply to any updates or contact me via email, Twitter or by phone.
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