Updates and Reminders

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

 

 

Wind Ensemble

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

 

Symphony Band

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

 

Concert Band

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 Jazz Ensemble

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.

Trivia Night April 2nd

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 ON SATURDAY

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

10:50am…..Clinic time

11:15am…..Done

 

CITY HIGH JAZZ LAB

11:00am……Meet in West HS Gym

11:30am……Warm up time

12:00pm……Performance Center 1

12:20pm……Clinic time 

12:40pm……Done

 

CITY HIGH JAZZ ENSEMBLE

3:15pm......Meet in West HS Gym

3:50pm…….Warm up time

4:20pm…….Performance Center 3

4:40pm…….Clinic time

5:00pm…….Done

 

 

Reminders:

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. 

 

Jazz Showcase Today!

Today is the Annual Jazz Showcase! Two shows one at 5pm and one at 7pm. Tickets are available at the door.