» Posted on Jan 19, 2017 in Announcements

Week of January 18th

Spring Concert Dates for your calendars:  

Monday, February 6th  7:30PM*

Monday, April 3rd 7:00PM –Pre-Contest Concert

Monday, April 10th TBA –District Music Contest held at East

Tuesday, May 9th 6:00PM –Final Concert & Awards Night


*Please note that due to Parent Teacher Conferences being on February 6th from 4-7pm, our concert time was moved back ½ hour to a 7:30pm start.

San Francisco Info Meeting:  Thursday night, February 2nd at 7:00pm in the Auditorium.  This is meeting is REQUIRED for students and parents.  At this meeting we will go over all final details, including hotel, airline, packing, and performance details.  You will also be able to meet chaperones and get to know your travel group.

Solos & Ensembles will perform at the LPS Solo & Ensemble Contest on Saturday, February 18th at North Star High School.  We do not know specific times but the contest runs from 8:00am-2:00pm so students need to be prepared to perform at any given time in that window.

Pep Band: Double-header Friday night for WHITE Band, report at 5:15pm.

January and February are Honor Band Season!  Congrats to the following students for being selected to the respective College Honor Bands:

  • UNO: Hayli Kent, Jack McGowan, Nicole Munroe  (Richard Batelaan, Alternate)
  • UNL: Shelby Warrick, Jayne Whitman, Hayli Kent, Jack McGowan
  • Wesleyan:  Hayli Kent (Jayne Whitman, Alternate)
  • Hastings:  Nicole Munroe, Hayli Kent, Jack McGowan, Richard Batelann
  • A reminder as you start to plan your classes for next year that these non-ensemble music classes are available and dependent upon students to sign up for them to even exist: Guitar I, Guitar II, Music Technology, Music Theory.

Prep Jazz is in full swing now! Remember when your rehearsal days are – Jazz Faction meets Tuesday and Thursday mornings, and Jazz Horizons meets Wednesday and Friday mornings.

Band auditions are this week!  Good luck to everyone!