High School News & Updates

“Notes” from the Band Room

Week of April 29, 2019 The Spring HS Band Concert featuring the Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will be this Tuesday evening, 6:30 in the RMMT. Our new high school band director will be there to conduct and to perform with our students! Don't miss it! The SOA Jazz...

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“Notes” from the Band Room

Week of April 15, 2019 It is truly an exciting time for the HS Band Major at SOA! Mr. Kerr wants everyone to pay attention to each of these important “Notes” from him and the Band Room: I am working to complete hearing and evaluating the recorded auditions for the...

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“Notes” from the Band Room, Week of April 8, 2019

The High Band Boosters are taking nominations for 2019-2020 positions on the HS Board. If you would like to nominate, please send nominations to Kristen Salisbury by April 15. soahsbandpres@gmail.com Here are the positions: President 1st Vice President/Communications...

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“Notes” fromthe Band Room

Week of March 4, 2019 Congratulations to both the Jazz Lab Band and the SOA Jazz Band Ensemble for earning straight superiors at the Newberry Jazz Festival this weekend. In preparation for the Concert Performance Assessment have your band student look for all parts of...

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“Notes” from the Band Room

Week of February 25, 2019 SOA Jazz and Jazz Lab will stay after school Wednesday to rehearse prior to the Jazz/Chamber concert on 2/27/19. Those students will have a quick dinner during the rehearsal time before the concert. As a result, the afterschool rehearsals for...

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“Notes” from the Band Room

Week of February 18, 2019 Thanks to everyone for coming out tonight to the Band Parent Information meeting hosted by Mrs. Reed and Mr. Kerr. If you missed the meeting, tonight’s “Notes” is a brief synopsis of the information presented. A new, updated calendar was...

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REMINDER! SOA JAZZ REHEARSAL AFTER SCHOOL MONDAY, 4-5:30!!

Remember, we are having an after school rehearsal of the SOA JAZZ band this Monday, Feb.18, from 4-5:30pm.  There is a band parent meeting at 6:30.  We are planning on feeding you at the end of practice.   We are working on getting some of our favorite "pros" to come...

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“Notes” from the Band Room

Week of February 11, 2019 There is a lot going on during this short week at school. There is something for each grade level and each ensemble in this weekly NFTBR. Message from Mr. Kerr: I am having no after school rehearsals this week, as I have not actually worked...

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