West Bloomfield Bands Newsletter – Week of January 20, 2013


– Practice this week on Tuesday (1/22) and Thursday (1/24).  There will be NO WEDNESDAY PRACTICE (due to the 6th grade band concert at Abbott).  Stay tuned for a possible change to Tuesday’s practice.

– Reminder there will be no busing to drumline events, kids must find rides to and from competitions. They must also provide their own lunches.

– 2nd Drumline payment was due last week.  Please send payment to Mary Ingweiller, 2019 Maddy Lane, Keego Harbor, MI 48320.  Make the check out to BBAWB.  If you have not paid at all, please send both the 1st and 2nd payment.

– Parents are welcome to stop in early to check the progress of the drumline.


Jazz Band
– NO MONDAY REHEARSAL this week.  See you on Wednesday at 2:30pm.


Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction

Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction set for March 20th – Save the date!


School concerts

Jan 23rd Abbott has a 6th grade concert @7PM,  more information

Winter Color Guard

– Wednesday’s rehearsal   (1/23) will be held at in the WBHS band room…NOT ROOSEVELT.
February 6 practice is cancelled due to building conflict and has been Rescheduled for Friday February 8 From 6-7:30

Winter Invitational

Volunteers are needed for the WBHS Winter Invitational featuring Color Guard and Winter Drumline groups from around the state.  We are in need of helpers in concessions, admissions, parking lot, and band guides. MCGC does allow students to be band guides for the winter invitational, so students are welcome!  Contact Ruth Richards today at richardsbandmom@gmail.com



BINGO is up and running every Friday night!  Add $30/week to your student’s band account and volunteer today.  Go to wbbands.info/fundraising/bingo for more information.



SCRIPS is a great way to add money to your child’s student account.  Purchase gift cards to various merchants and the merchant donates a percentage of your purchase to the band.  For more information, go to wbbands.info/fundraising/scrip-program


Marching Band

Coming in April:  Marching Band Registration!


Board Meeting

Wed January 23rd @ Dronchi’s house, 7:00pm


Parent Meetings
Please mark your calendar and come to our next meeting on Monday, February 4, 7pm.

Questions?  email wbbands@gmail.com.

Thank you!

West Bloomfield Band Boosters

West Bloomfield Band Boosters

Website:  wbbands.info
Facebook:  facebook.com/wbbands