Monthly archive for February 2013

Winter Drumline Rehearsal Changes

Hi All, A few unplanned events have recently occurred causing us to adjust our rehearsal schedule (snow day, facility conflicts, etc.). Sorry for the adjustments – but we need to do what we need to do. This week, we have rehearsals on Thursday and Friday (this was already

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West Bloomfield Bands Newsletter – Week of February 24, 2013

West Bloomfield Bands Newsletter – Week of February 24, 2013 MARCHING BAND Mark your calendars for Wednesday, April 10th, 7:00pm!!  Meet us in the auditorium for Marching Band and Color Guard Registration and Informational meeting.  We will announce the show concept for the fall, introduce the new

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West Bloomfield Bands Newsletter – Week of February 17, 2013

West Bloomfield Bands Newsletter – Week of February 17, 2013 WINTER DRUMLINE – Winter Invitational:  “Thank you all for doing such a great job today.  Having such a fantastic team makes for successful days like today.”   Christina Nicolaides, Laura Lynch    Congratulations to the Winter Drumline with a score of

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Gatlinburg Trip Cancelled

Dear Band Parents and Families, We are disappointed to inform you that we will be unable to attend the Smoky Mountain Music Festival due to low interest numbers. The festival requires a certain number of students to attend from each school, however, we were unable to meet that requirement.

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High School Solo & Ensemble Results

Band Solo & Ensemble Results: Congratulations WBHS Band Students who participated in the MSBOA Solo & Ensemble Festival on Friday, February 1st and Saturday, February 2nd! Receiving a 1st Division rating and qualifying for STATE Solo and Ensemble festival were: Christian Kolo – Alto Sax Solo Meghan Lederman

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West Bloomfield Bands Newsletter – February 10, 2013

West Bloomfield Bands Newsletter – Week of February 10, 2013 **  REMINDER:  Tomorrow (Monday, 2/11) if the deadline for submitting your $50 deposit to hold your spot on our concert bands/jazz orchestra trip to the Smoky Mountain Music Festival in Gatlinburg, TN.  Click HERE for more information. 

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Winter Guard Practice Cancelled

Since there is no school today the practice scheduled for today is cancelled.  It will be rescheduled for Saturday February 16th.  Time and location still to be determined.  I understand this may cause difficulties for Abbott Students in the play however it is the only day that Erica is

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Drumline Schedule for Troy Athens Regional

9:00 – 10:30 Rehearsal at Abbott 10:30 – 11:00 Load the truck 11:00 – 12:10 Eat lunch and drive to Troy 12:10 – 1:10 Check In, Unload, Warm Up 1:20 Prelims Performance After prelims we will load the truck and have a group meeting. We’ll announce what time everyone needs

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Gatlinburg Trip Deposits are Due Monday!

To: All concert bands at WBHS (Symphonic Winds, Symphony Band, Concert Band and Jazz Orchestra) Our trip to the Smoky Mountain Music Festival in Gatlinburg, TN is fast approaching! The dates are May 2 – 5 and we are ready to make our reservations with the festival.

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Volunteer Needed to Drive Judges

To all parents, boosters, and volunteers: I need somebody to volunteer to pick up the judges from their hotel in Novi on the morning of the invitational, Sunday, February 17th; and bring them to WBHS for the show. I will also need a driver to take the

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