Hello West Bloomfield Band families!
IN THIS ISSUE:
- Winter Invitational
- Winter Program Openings
- Winter Program Ads
- Save the Date!
- This Week’s Schedule
WE ARE STILL IN NEED OF MANY VOLUNTEERS
On Saturday, February 3rd, the West Bloomfield bands will host over 70 groups during our Winter Invitational at West Bloomfield High School. Last year, we had over 1600 students compete at our show. In addition to the students, there will be spectators!
To host this many groups, we need many volunteers! We will need people to help from 9am until the show ends at 10pm. Even if you are only available for a few hours, we need your help!
(NOTE: This is a great opportunity for students to earn NHS volunteer/service hours)
Our volunteers help the various groups with parking, getting into the building, moving from the practice area to the performance area in a timely fashion, and helping them reload their equipment into their trucks. We sell concessions, raffle tickets, programs and shout outs. Our winter show generates a big profit for our program. It is a very important fundraiser for us.
Please contact Ruth Richards today at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer.
WINTER PROGRAM OPENINGS
STUDENTS NEEDED FOR OPEN SPOTS & PEP BAND
Jazz Band – In need of one more trombone.
Winter Winds – In need of a flute, as well as three percussionists.
Hockey Pep Band – We have been invited to perform on February 24th for the WB hockey team. More information will come out soon, but the more the merrier. Please think about participating in this event!
Please contact Mr. Mielens if you are interested.
Chad Mielens: email@example.com
WINTER PROGRAM ADS
AD SALE FORMS ARE DUE THIS FRIDAY
Do you know of anyone that has a business to advertise? Maybe you would like to sponsor the program as a family? We are collecting ads for the back of the Winter Program show shirts and for the Winter Invitational program.
Remember….it’s a 50/50 split with your student account!
Click on the links below to print the forms:
Business ad information & form: http://wbbands.info/…/2018-Show-Shirt-and-Program-Ad-Form.p…
Personal sponsor information & form: http://wbbands.info/…/2…/01/2018-Winter-Personal-Ad-Form.pdf
Selling ads is a great way to support local business AND West Bloomfield Bands!
SAVE THE DATE!
BBAWB Parent Meeting: Tuesday, February 6th 2018 at 7:00pm
Winter Percussion WGI Troy – Saturday, February 10th
No School/Mid-Winter Break: February 15th-20th
JV & Varsity Guard MCGC Novi – Saturday, February 24th
Hockey Pep Band Needed: Saturday, February 24th
THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE (January 15th–January 20th)
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.
- No School
- Winter Programs: January payment due
- Varsity Guard at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. Doors open at 5:30pm. Please arrive no later than 5:50. Rehearsal goes until 9:00pm.
Tuesday Jan. 16th:
- Winter Percussion 5:00pm-8:30pm at Abbott
- JV Guard 6:00pm-9:00pm at OLMS
Wednesday Jan. 17th:
- 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
- OLMS & Abbott 6th Grade Concert 7:00pm-8:00pm at Abbott
Thursday Jan. 18th:
- Winter Winds 3:30-5:00pm at the HS
- Winter Percussion 5:00-8:30pm at Abbott
- JV Guard 6:00-9:00pm at OLMS
Friday Jan. 19th:
- Winter Ad sale forms due
- HS Solo & Ensemble at Brighton HS
- Winter Percussion 9:00am-4:00pm at Abbott
- JV Guard 11:00am-4:00pm at OLMS
- Varsity Guard 4:00pm-9:00pm at Abbott
- HS Solo & Ensemble at Brighton HS
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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