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01-16 HHSMB Blast, January 16

HOMESTEAD HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC BOOSTER BLAST!

January 16, 2013

 

THE BAND ROOM WILL BE CLOSED AT 4:30pm TODAY TO PREPARE FOR THE AUSTRIA TOUR 2014 MEETING.

 

ATTENTION MARCHING BAND PARENTS AND STUDENTS:  IT IS TIME TO CLEAN LAST SEASON’S UNIFORMS.  WE WILL BE DISASSEMBLING THE UNIFORM BAGS IN THE BAND ROOM ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 25th AT 7PM.  WE HOPE YOU CAN JOIN US FOR AN HOUR SO THAT THE PROCESS IS A FAST ONE.  THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR HELPING OUT AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE!

 

 

THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE:

Wednesday, January 16th

            7:00pm – Informational meeting about Wind Symphony’s 2014 Austria Tour

            SCRIP WILL BE SOLD 20 MINUTES PRIOR TO, AND 20 MINUTES AFTER,

            THIS MEETING.

Saturday, January 19th

            Winter Guard Show – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FROM 4:30 – 8:30pm

Sunday, January 20th

            3:30pm - NCBA Honor Concert at Delta College in Stockton

Monday, January 21st

            NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, January 22nd

            Band room will close at 4pm

                                                                                                                                                           

 

REMINDER - WIND SYMPHONY AUSTRIA TOUR 2014 INFORMATION MEETING JAN 16TH (TONIGHT) AT 7 PM IN THE BAND ROOM

(Vicki Feltman)

 

Please contact Vicki Feltman at Vicki.feltman@gmail.com if you did not receive the special email notification this morning regarding this meeting.

 

 

WINTER GUARD SHOW THIS SATURDAY ,  JAN 19TH – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED 4:30PM-8:30PM

(Sophia Ferrell)

 

Please contact Sophia Ferrell at sophiaferrell@gmail.com if you can help before and/or during the Winter Guard Show hosted by the Homestead Winter Guard.

 

Sophia is particularly in need of help with parking control.

 

AND EVEN IF YOU CAN’T HELP, PLEASE ATTEND THE SHOW AND SUPPORT THE HOMESTEAD WINTER GUARD!

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO NCBA HONOR BAND MEMBERS!

(Vicki Feltman)

 

Flutes - Meia Alsup

Trombone - Julie Kim

 

The NCBA Honor Concert takes place at Delta College, Stockton, on Sunday, January 20th, at 3:30 pm.

 

Please access the Northern California Band Association website (www.ncbaonline.org) or contact Vicki Feltman at vicki.feltman@gmail.com for more information.

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO CBDA STATE HONOR BAND MEMBERS!

(Vicki Feltman)

  

Flutes - Meia Alsup

Clarinet – Aditya Mishra, Adi Zimmerman

Bassoon – Kevin Yang

Trombone - Julie Kim, May Zeng

Percussion – Gwen Wang

 

The State Honor Concerts will take place on Sunday, February 24th in the Saroyan Theater in Fresno.

 

Great Job!

 

 

SCRIP SPECIAL

(Suzanna Pedersen)

 

If you purchase the following scrip an additional 2% of the value will be added to your student’s scrip account for a total of 4.5%! 

 

Landry’s (Rainforest Café) $25's            Boston Market $10's

Rosie McCanns  $25's                            Dave and Busters   $25's          

Payless Shoes   $20's                             Aeropostale  $25's

Hard Rock Cafe  $25's

 

This offer is limited to stock on hand.

 

SCRIP WILL BE SOLD 20 MINUTES PRIOR TO, AND 20 MINUTES FOLLOWING, WEDNESDAY’S AUSTRIA INFORMATIONAL MEETING.

 

Scrip is sold Fridays 2:15-3:15.  In case of rain, scrip sales will be in the band room.   Please contact us if you need to make other arrangements to purchase scrip.

 

Scrip order forms can be found at https://homestead.schoolloop.com/mbfund#SCRIP.

Send your order or questions to scrip@homestead-music.org.

 

 

PHOTOS AND YOUTUBE FOOTAGE OF HHSMB EVENTS

(Carl Gutekunst)

 

For pictures, see:
https://sites.google.com/site/homesteadvideo/photos

 

For Orchestra and Band video:
http://www.youtube.com/user/carlsgutekunst/

 

For Choir video, including the Winter Choir Concert performances, take a look at the brand new Homestead Sings channel:
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAR6c7VY1nPATE1FD1XGRbA?feature=g-high-u


BAND ROOM AVAILABILITY

(Vicki Feltman)

 

The band room will be open from 3-6 pm daily during days school is in session, except Tuesday, Jan. 22nd, when it will be shut down at 4 pm.

 

 

SCHOOL-YEAR CALENDAR:

(Changes are marked in red)

 

 

HOMESTEAD MUSIC DEPARTMENT

CALENDAR 2012-2013

 

 

MUSIC DEPARTMENT PERFORMANCES

1/19                Winter Guard Show at Homestead High School

1/26                Winter Percussion Competition at Logan High School

2/1                   CMEA Jazz Festival at Santa Teresa High School

2/2                   Winter Guard Competition at Amador Valley High School

2/6                  Choir/Orchestra Major Work Concert

2/7                   Concert Band Exchange Festival, Homestead Auditorium

2/8                   Homestead Orchestra Festival, Homestead Auditorium

2/9                   CMEA Jazz Combo Festival, Monta Vista High School

                        Winter Percussion NCPA Competition, TBD

                        Winter Guard Competition, TBD

2/23                Winter Guard Competition at Dublin High School

2/24                CBDA State Honor Band Concerts in Fresno

3/1                   Jazz Band at 50th Anniversary Celebration and School Wide Auction, Del

   Monte Building, Sunnyvale

3/8                   Wind Band Festival, Chabot College in Hayward

3/9                   Wind Band Festival at Sonoma State

3/15                Santa Cruz Jazz Festival

3/22                CMEA Orchestra Festival at Saratoga High School

3/23-3/24       Winter Percussion Competition in San Bernardino

4/5 – 4/7         Orchestra Magic Music Days Performance in Anaheim

4/6                   Winter Guard Competition, TBD

4/12                CMEA Band Festival, Gunn HS, Palo Alto

4/17-4/21       Winter Percussion WGI Competition in Dayton, Ohio

4/26-4/28       Reno Jazz Festival

5/8                   Concert Band and Symphonic Band performances, Homestead

                                    Auditorium

5/9                   Wind Ensemble and Orchestra performances, Homestead

                                    Auditorium

5/15                Spring Choir Concert, Homestead Auditorium

5/16                Spring Jazz Concert, Homestead Auditorium

6/6                   GRADUATION

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