Welcome to the City High Band Website!

Mon

04

May

2015

CONCERT WEEK!

Hi all,

 

Just a quick reminder about this week.

 

1)      Tuesday, May 5, 7:00pm – Jazz Concert.  This is a required event for all students in jazz bands.  Call time for City High students is 6:50pm with instrument in the audience.

 

2)      Wednesday, May 6, 7:30pm – Spring Band Concert.  This is a required event for all band students.  Call time for concert band and symphony band is 7:00pm.  Call time for wind ensemble is 7:20.  This is also senior night, so all parents of seniors plan to attend.  This concert requires full concert dress.  For students in concert and symphony bands this means black pants/long black skirts, white shirts/blouses.  For boys a long, solid black tie.  Black shoes for all with black socks/hose.

 

3)      Saturday, May 9 – State Large Group Contest.  Attached is the itinerary for the day.  This is required for all band students.  All students must ride the bus to Linn-Mar but may return home with parents.  If parents are bringing students home, a signed note with travel plans must be submitted to directors by Thursday, May 7.  This event is open to the public so please come out to support our band students.


Linn-Mar High School

3111  N.  10th Street

Marion, IA

Concert Band

7:15am - Call time, load buses

7:30am - Bus departs

8:30am - Arrive at Linn-Mar

9:20am - Perform (Auditorium)

10:00am - Depart Linn-Mar

11:00am - Arrive, City High


Symphony Band

10:30 - Call time, load buses

10:45am - Bus departs

11:45 - Arrive, Linn-Mar

1:00pm - Perform

1:45pm - Depart, Linn-Mar

2:45pm - Arrive, City High


Wind Ensemble

12:45pm - Call time, load buses

1:00pm - Buses depart

2:00pm - Arrive, Linn-Mar

2:50pm - Perform

3:30pm - Depart, Linn-Mar

4:30pm - Arrive, City High

 

Looking ahead, the annual end-of-the-year potluck/ice cream social will be Sunday, May 17 at 5:00pm in the cafeteria.  Keep an eye out for who brings what.

 

That’s all for now,

Dr. M

Mon

27

Apr

2015

JAZZ BAND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Our Spring Jazz Concert is on Tuesday, May 5th starting at 7:00pm! That’s  right, 7:00pm! The move was done to facilitate all the groups and assure a reasonable ending time.

 

Call time for City High Jazz students is 6:50pm – have instruments and music and have a seat in the audience. Attire is formal jazz attire.

 

Performance Order:

SEJH 7th (two tunes)

SEJH 8th (two tunes)

City Jazz Workshop (three tunes)

City Jazz Lab (three tunes)

City Jazz Combo (one tune)

City Jazz Ensemble (three tunes)

 

Rehearsal schedule for the remainder of the year:

 

Jazz Workshop

Wed. April 29 at 7:10am

Mon. May 4 at 7:10am

PERFORMANCE MAY 5

 

Jazz Lab

Tue April 28 at 6:30pm

Thu April 30 at 7:10am

PERFORMANCE MAY 5

Tue May 12 at 6:30pm

Thu May 21 at 7:10am

PERFORMANCE MAY 22 –PED MALL

 

Jazz Ensemble

Tue April 28 at 7:10am

Wed April 29 at 6:30pm

Fri May 1 at 7:10am

Tue May 5 at 7:10am

PERFORMANCE MAY 5

Tue May 12 at 7:10am

Tue May 19 at 7:10am

Fri May 22 at 7:10am

PERFORMANCE MAY 22 –PED MALL

Wed May 27 at 6:30pm

Mon

20

Apr

2015

Solo and Ensemble Schedule

Solo and ensemble begins tomorrow during periods 1, 2, and 3. Students are reminded that the attire is formal -NO JEANS and that they should arrive at their center 8 minutes prior to their performance. Don't forget to introduce yourself and your accompanist as well as the title and composer of your piece!

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Mon

09

Mar

2015

Orlando Meeting

We will have our one and only rehearsal for the Disney band on Monday, March 9 from 6:00-8:00pm.  Please make certain everyone attends this rehearsal.  Also on that evening, we will have a parent meeting from 8:00-9:00pm.  This will be the time to ask questions, meet the chaperones, get last minute information.

Tue

17

Feb

2015

Concert Week!

Congratulations to Mr. Arp and all members of our jazz program on a fine performance last night at the Jazz Showcase.  Also just more thank you to all of the parents to took part in making the evening a success.
 
Just a reminder that our band concert is this Wednesday, February 18 at 7:30pm in Opstad Auditorium.  This is a required event for all band students.  Students must be in correct concert attire.  Boys and girls in black dress pants (girls may wear a solid black, ankle length skirt if desired), white shirts/blouses, black shoes & socks/hose.  Boys must also wear a long, solid black tie.  Students are expected to be in attendance for the entire concert.  Call time for concert and symphony bands is 7:00pm, for wind ensemble call time is 7:20.
 
See you on Wednesday,
Dr. M