Wednesday, May 2 – Spring Band Concert
This is a required event for all band students. Call time for concert and symphony bands is 7:00pm, for wind ensemble 7:20pm. All students should come dressed in full, complete concert attire. No deviations. This is also senior night, so parents of seniors especially should attend. I will send more detailed instructions to senior parents tomorrow.
Saturday, May 7 – State Large Group Contest
This is a required event for all band students. I have attached the schedule for the day, and please note a slight change in times for symphony band. All students must ride buses to the event, parents are encouraged to attend. Students may ride home with parents, but are responsible for all instruments, clothes, etc. WE ARE STILL IN NEED OF AT LEAST TWO PARENTS PER GROUP TO RIDE THE BUSES AND SERVE A CHAPERONES. PLEASE SEND ME AN E-MAIL MESSAGE IF YOU CAN HELP OUT.
State Large Group Contest Schedule - 2016
Saturday, May 7, 2016
Washington High School
2205 Forest Drive SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
7:30am - Call time, load buses
7:45am - Buses depart
8:30am - Arrive at Washington H.S.
9:15am - Perform (Auditorium)
9:45am - Depart Washington H.S.
10:30am - Arrive, City High
8:10am - Call time, load buses
8:30am - Buses depart
9:15am - Arrive, Washington H. S.
10:05am - Perform (Auditorium)
10:45 - Depart, Washington H. S.
11:30 - Arrive, City High
9:30am - Call time, load buses
9:45am - Buses depart
10:30am - Arrive, Washington H.S.
11:30am - Perform (Auditorium)
12:05pm - Depart, Washington H. S.
12:45pm - Arrive, City High
NOTE: ALL STUDENTS MUST RIDE BUSES TO THIS EVENT, THEY MAY RETURN HOME WITH PARENTS. ALSO, ALL STUDENTS MUST ARRIVE FULLY DRESSED AT THE APPROPRIATE CALL TIME. PARENTS, PLEASE COME OUT TO HEAR THE BANDS PLAY. IT IS GREAT TO HAVE A SUPPORTIVE AUDIENCE. TICKETS ARE $6.00 adults/$3.00 students.
Sunday, May 15 – End-of-year Ice Cream Social/Awards
Please come out to the cafeteria at 3:00pm on Sunday, May 15. All awards for band students will be given at this event, including all-state, SEIBA, jazz, etc. This year we will not have pot luck, so the event will likely last less than one hour.
Congratulations to the City High Jazz Ensemble for their performance at the Iowa Jazz Championships. They place 4th in class 4A which ties a school record. Next jazz performance is Friday, April 29 at 7:30pm in Opstad.
Please join us for the City High Band's annual Trivia Night!
Saturday, April 2 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM
City High Cafeteria
Registration starts at 6:30 pm. Teams are made up of 4 to 8 people. The cost is $5.00 per person.
There are prizes for the top teams. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.
Registration forms and rules are attached.
This event is sponsored by BACH (Band Associates of Iowa City).
SEIBA JAZZ FESTIVAL
March 5th at Iowa City West HS. You must provide your own transportation.
CITY HIGH JAZZ WORKSHOP
9:30am…….Meet in West HS Gym
10:00am…..Warm up time
10:30am…..Performance Center 1
CITY HIGH JAZZ LAB
11:00am……Meet in West HS Gym
11:30am……Warm up time
12:00pm……Performance Center 1
CITY HIGH JAZZ ENSEMBLE
3:15pm......Meet in West HS Gym
3:50pm…….Warm up time
4:20pm…….Performance Center 3
Show up in your Jazz Attire.
Large instruments will already be transported over, bring your own smaller instruments.
Students are responsible for bringing everything necessary to perform.
NO HATS. NO BOOTS.
Today is the Annual Jazz Showcase! Two shows one at 5pm and one at 7pm. Tickets are available at the door.