BAND CAMP is here – August 22-26, 2015, 9-5 daily!
Each day begins in the music room.
A “Band Camp” letter was mailed to your home address.
For your convenience, here’s the
2016 Band Camp Letter,
a more detailed schedule for the week
Band Camp Schedule 2016,
an updated calendar
Band Calendar (updated 8-23-16),
and the online sign-up list to bring snacks
and supplies needed during the week
Our first Dinner Nite Out is at Suzie Burger
at the corner of 29th and P Streets
Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 2pm to 8 pm
Please print out and bring the
Suzie Burger Flyer with you.
Mark your calendar for these upcoming
Dinner/Dessert Nite Out dates
September 22 – Dessert Nite at Big Spoon
October 18 – Chipotle (Sutterville and Freeport)
November 16 – Dickie’s BBQ (Florin Road)
December 15 – Mountain Mike’s (Rush River)
CALLING ALL MARCHING BAND AND COLOR GUARD ALUMNI!
You know it. We know it.
Marching and Guard is forever in your blood.
Share your contact information so we can reconnect and
invite you to join us on our exciting journey this year.
Our show will feature music from Disney’s The Lion King.
Bring your own picnic – that means everything you need/want.
Aside from securing permits, nobody is “in charge”,
so the rest is up to YOU! Bring your instrument(s)!
We have great drum majors response, so start spreading the word
to your alum band members, choir members too!
to the Gury Family for your generous donation
in memory of Richard and Marilyn Gury, longtime
supporters of the Marching Band, Color Guard and Drum Line.
…to those who made purchases from the Band’s Fireworks Booth.
We also had a great team of sellers staffing the booth
and achieved our highest sales ever!
…to Big Day of Giving donors. Your generosity helped
us raise over $3,300!
…belatedly to the Oto-Wong Family for hosting the
Teriyaki Chicken dinner for the entire band last year
prior to the first field competition in October 2015!
SCHOOL’S. OUT. FOR. SUMMER!
But don’t wander too far. The new marching season has started!
Band rehearsals are on Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m.
Drums/Guard rehearsals on Thursdays, 7-9 p.m.
Section rehearsals – check for day/time with your section leader.
Download the Calendar 2016-17 and block out your calendars.
Congrats to our 2016 Band Award Recipients
John Phillip Sousa Award: Tariq Celeste
Louis Armstrong Award: Brandon Charriere
Best Marching Award: Samuel Kossow
Most Outstanding: Amanda DeFazio
Most Improved: Katie Albert
Rookie of the Year: Chris Wong
Most Outstanding: Jacob Quintanilla
Most Improved: Megan Chan
Rookie of the Year: Samantha Lee
Most Outstanding: Dylan Arnett
Most Improved: Daniel Avalos
Rookie of the Year: Ryan Beam
Most Outstanding: Inga Badal
Most Improved: Chloe Balzer
Rookie of the Year: Matthew Lee
Most Outstanding: Tommy Oshita
Most Improved: Daniel Yee
Rookie of the Year: Steven Yu
Drum Major and Field Conductors for 2016-17 Announced
Chloe Balzer, Drum Major
Hannah Fuller, Field Conductor
Calvin Elliot, Field Conductor
2015 Marching Band Competition Season
DVDs are now available for $15. A huge
THANK YOU to CINDY KAZEE
for capturing the season for us.
Download the form and place your order!
DVD (2015 Season) Order Form
Spread the word! Tell your friends!
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