West Bloomfield Bands E-Newsletter: February 12th-17th 2018 2018

Hello West Bloomfield Band families!




  • Last Minute Valentine Shopping?
  • Pre-Festival Clinic
  • BBAWB Parent Meeting
  • Winter Ensemble Payments
  • Spring Swing Volunteers
  • Save the Date!
  • This Week’s Schedule





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Festival is right around the corner. Students will have a pre-festival clinic on February 22nd


When: Thursday, February 22, 6pm – 9pm

Where: West Bloomfield High School

Time: 6:00 – 7:30pm Middle School Clinic

7:30 – 9:00pm High School Clinic



Thank you to the parents that came out for our February meeting. The minutes are attached to this week’s E-News in case you were unable to attend. Please join us for our March meeting in the High School I-Center on Tuesday, March 6th at 7:00pm.



Please remember that Winter payments are due on the 15th of each month. Payments can be mailed to:

BBAWB Treasurer – Raluca Dusa

5383 Coomer Rd.

West Bloomfield, Mi 48324

For assistance with payments, email treasurer@wbbands.info





Volunteers needed for Friday, May 4th


Volunteers are needed for our next fundraiser. If interested in helping, please contact Anne Marie Collier-Miller at bamo72@msn.com. Help is needed with decorations, publicity, food, and the silent auction.



JV & Varsity Guard MCGC Novi – Saturday, February 24th


WBHS Concert Winds Festival Performance – Friday, March 2nd, 7pm – 8pm at Walled Lake Western High School, 600 Beck Rd, Commerce Charter Twp, MI 48390 – Call Time: 6:00pm

WBHS Symphonic Winds Festival Performance – Friday, March 2nd, 9pm – 10pm at Walled Lake Western High School – Call Time: 8:00pm

Abbott Symphony Band Festival Performance – Saturday, March 3rd, 8am – 9am at Lake Orion High School, 495 E Scripps Rd, Lake Orion, MI 48360 – Call Time: 7:00am

JV Guard MCGC Milford – Saturday, March 3rd


Winter Winds MCGC Milford – Saturday, March 3rd


Spring Swing Fundraiser – Friday, May 4th 6:30-9:00pm




THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE (February 12th–February 17th)

The Band Boosters uses Google Calendar. A link to the full calendar can be found on our website. To add BBAWB events to your calendar on your computer or smart phone, click on the “+Google Calendar” icon located at the bottom right of the calendar.


Monday Feb. 12th:

  • Jazz Band 2:30-4:00pm at the HS
  • Varsity Guard 6:00-9:00pm at Abbott

Tuesday Feb. 13th:

  • Winter Percussion 5:00pm-8:30pm at Abbott
  • JV Guard 6:00pm-9:00pm at the HS

Wednesday Feb. 14th:

  • Jazz Band 2:30-4:00pm at the HS
  • Winter Percussion 4:30-7:15pm at Abbott
  • Varsity Guard 6:00pm-9:00pm at Abbott

Thursday Feb. 15th:

  • No School
  • Winter Ensemble payment due

Friday Feb. 16th:

  • No School


Saturday Feb. 17th:

  • JV Guard 11:00-4:00pm at the HS
  • Varsity Guard 4:00-9:00pm at Abbott


Scrips: Earn money for your student account by purchasing scrip! For more information, click here. Scrip Split: 60% to student accounts: 40% to WB Boosters. To sign up and learn more, visit the Great Lakes Scrip website.

Band Merchandise: Show your Laker Pride! Go to wbbands.info/band-merchandise today! A portion of every sale goes to West Bloomfield Bands.

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