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DIRECTOR'S NOTES

4/24

  • Congratulations to all 4 of our Concert Bands at OMEA State Finals!

  • Special thanks to all the Student Volunteers, Boosters, and other helpers that helped make hosting the OMEA State Finals a success

  • We need to complete Band Registration for next year - if you have not filled out the online forms and paid your fees - do so immediately.

  • We need students to send in their Disney Pictures to be part of the Band Banquet slide show.  Please do this now - so that your pictures can be included

3/26

  • Reminder - Band Registration is Due by April 1st - please Register for the upcoming year by clicking HERE

  • Band Trip Rules Meeting is Wed. March 27 from 8-9PM in the PAC - every trip participant must attend along with at least 1 parent or guardian - attendance will be taken - this is mandatory

  • The Band Calendar and Band Camp Calendar has be released and posted in the Forms & PDF's Page

  • Students and Boosters should sign up for a Volunteer shift to help work the OMEA State Band Finals - hosted here at NRHS - we need everyone's help to make this a success

  • The May Audition Calendar has been posted with information regarding Royalette and Royalaire auditions - check the Forms and PDFs section

2/28

  • Information about the District Adjudicated Event has been posted on the Performances Page​

  • If a student is not riding the bus home from their performance at District, a note must be submitted in writing by Thursday, March 7th

2/8

  • Reminder - Rhythm and Raffle for Jazz Band I and II - on Saturday Feb. 17th.  If students want to eat, they need to purchase a ticket.

  • Upcoming Contest Concert - Tuesday, Feb. 27 - 7PM in the PAC - all four concert bands will perform for our guest adjudications panel

  • District Band Contest - March 8/9 - at Westlake High School - everyone should keep BOTH DAYS completely reserved - we will not know our exact day or time we perform until 1 week before the event.

  • There are 2 mandatory Disney Parade rehearsals - everyone going on the Band Spring Break trip must be at BOTH mandatory rehearsals - Wed. March 20 and Wed. March 27th (6-8PM)

  • Chaperone Meeting for the Disney Trip - Wed. March 20 from 8-9PM

  • Rules Meeting for the Disney Trip - Wed. March 27 8-9PM

12/6

  • Reminders - make sure students read the info sheet for the upcoming concerts - details on the itinerary and uniform can be found there

  • Deadline for S&E Contest Entries is this FRIDAY.  The form and fee must be submitted by Friday to be entered in the event.

  • Reminder - SATURDAY morning is Fruit Sale Pick up - 9AM-noon.  Every band family should make arrangments to pick up their orders at this time.  Details have been emailed and can be found on the Band Booster page

  • Information for the upcoming Band Midterm in January will be sent in the Google Classroom soon - and students can download and start preparing using the Midterm Study Guide availalbe on the Forms and PDF's Page of the Band Website

  • All Students going on the Band Spring Break Trip to Florida should have joined the Google Classroom for the trip - here important announcements, information, and updates will be posted as we get closer to the trip.

  • All Band Trip participants including chaperones, are reminded to make sure their trip is paid in full this month.  This is very important when traveling with a group this size

  • All 2nd Quarter Retests on Playing Assignments are due this FRIDAY.  Any retests submitted after Friday will not receive credit.

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