WEEK OF NOVEMBER 12th-16th
GET OUT AND SELL FRUIT! PACKETS AND MONEY ARE DUE FRIDAY!
WE ARE WORKING TO FINALIZE FINAL TRIP INFORMATION. WE WILL BE SENDING OUT INFO ABOUT
THE TRIP HOPEFULLY BY THANKSGIVING BREAK… MORE SOON!
PLAYING TEST #1 FOR 2ND QUARTER IS DUE ON MONDAY (11/19) AT MIDNIGHT. STUDENTS NEED TO
REFER TO GOOGLE CLASSROOM FOR CRITERIA.
STUDENTS SHOULD BE LISTENING TO THE PROFESSIONAL ALL-STATE SOLO RECORDINGS… LINK IS
AVAILABLE ON THE HOMEPAGE OF WWW.BANDLINK.ORG AND POSTED IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM.
STUDENTS SHOULD BE PRACTICING ALL-STATE AUDITION REQUIREMENTS AND WINTER CONCERT
MUSIC ON A REGULAR BASIS.
CHAIR PLACEMENT AUDITIONS WILL BE DURING THE LAST WEEK OF NOVEMBER (AFTER
THANKSGIVING BREAK) DURING REGULAR BAND CLASS. THE AUDITIONS WILL SERVE AS A MOCK
AUDITION FOR REGION BAND AUDITIONS AND ALSO AS A PRELIMINARY CHAIR PLACEMENT FOR
THE SPRING. REGION BAND AUDITION RESULTS WILL ALTER THE CHAIRS AS WELL AND SERVE AS
A SECOND CHAIR PLACEMENT AUDITION.
UPCOMING IMPORTANT EVENTS
November 19th – Playing Test #1 (Quarter 2) Due in Google Classroom by Midnight
November 26th – 30th
– Chair Placement Audition/Mock Region Band Audition pullouts during class (Region Band
November 26th – Symphony Brass (Trumpets and Trombones ONLY Sectional – 3:45-4:45) MANDATORY FOR
A GRADE FOR SYMPHONY TRUMPETS AND TROMBONES
December 1st – Chamber Music Performances at JICP (6:30-8:00pm) MANDATORY FOR A GRADE FOR
CHAMBER STUDENTS PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER.
December 7th – Pullout for ALL band students during 4B – Winter Concert Dress Rehearsal in RMMT
December 7th – Afterschool Rehearsal/Winter Concert (Dinner will be provided)
December 10th-14th – Region Band Audition Help Sessions Afterschool (Signups will be posted at the beginning
December 12th – All-State Clarinet Masterclass with Joseph Eller (USC Professor of Clarinet) from 5:00-7:00pm.
EXTRA CREDIT for Clarinetists/Bass Clarinetists.
December 14th – Convocation Performance During School
December 19th-21st – MRS. SMITH TO MIDWEST CLINIC IN CHICAGO (Sub will be present)
Last call for fruit sales!
The online store for fruit sales closes at midnight on Thursday, 11/15. Please let all your friends and
family know to place their orders before midnight EDT. Check and cash orders can be sent to school on
Shop online here: https://shop.floridaindianrivergroves.com/ecommerce/567721
Online orders due by midnight on Thursday, 11/15
Envelopes for checks and cash orders due by end of school day on Friday, 11/16
Fruit will be delivered to the school at a date TBA in early/mid-December