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FHS BANDS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

February 24 - March 3, 2019  

IMPORTANT DATES THIS WEEK

Final Band trip payment due - log into MySchoolBucks and make final $160 payment

Wednesday, February 27: Pre-Assessment Concert Dress Rehearsals

  • Concert Band, 3:30-5pm

  • Symphonic Band, 5-6:30pm

  • Wind Ensemble, 6:30-8pm

Thursday, February 28: Pre-Assessment Concert, 7pm

  • Concert report time, 6pm

Saturday, March 2: Drumline Competition, 8pm at Atley High School

    UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, March 6: Fruit Sale Pickup in the afternoon at Fairfax High School, exact time TBD

Saturday, March 9: Drumline Competition, 7:30pm at Woodgrove High School

Thursday, March 14: Mandatory Parent meeting for Spring Trip, 6:45pm at Fairfax High School

Friday, March 15: Concert Band Assessment

  • Arrive at Centerville at 4:15.

  • Performance at 5:15pm. Sight reading at 5:45pm. Finished by 6:15pm.

Friday, March 16: Symphonic Band Assessment

  • Arrive at Centerville at 8:35am

  • Performance at 9:35am. Finished by 10:45am.

Friday, March 16: Wind Ensemble Assessment

  • Arrive at Centerville at 1:15pm.

  • Performance at 2:15pm. Finished by 3:45pm.

Saturday, March 30: Drumline Competition, Regionals at South County, time TBD

Tuesday, April 2: Winter Showcase at Fairfax High School, time TBD

HELP WANTED!!

1. Chaperones needed for Assessment. Both for Concert Band on Friday and for Symphonic and Wind Ensemble on Saturday.

2. Officers for 2019-2020: Looking for two more Nominating Committee members

 

Please email Jaimee Nygaard at if you can help out!

Summer Marching Band Info:

OPTIONAL July rehearsals - Thursdays 6-8pm (July 11, 18, and 25).

Week One of Band Camp: August 5-9, 8am-5pm

Week Two of Band Camp: August 12-16, 8am-8:30pm

Week Three of Band Camp: August 19-23, 8am-5pm

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     VOLUNTEER CORNER

Hey students, please consider helping the City of Fairfax Band during its March concert. Team up with your bandmates and earn service hours, all while showing your band pride! You don't need to be a bandmember to sign up so if any of your other friends need service hours, they can sign up too! Spread the word!

 

Please check out the dates and times, and sign up where you can:

Friday, March 15 (6pm-7pm) - Dress Rehearsal

Saturday, March 16 (6pm-10pm) - Concert Night

 

Please sign up here: SPRING 2019 – Concerts and Student Volunteer Opportunities.

MARCH CONCERT BAKE SALE: A big THANK YOU to Betsy DeMarco for graciously volunteering to host the band boosters March Concert Bake Sale, March 16th, at the City of Fairfax Band Concert at FHS! Our holiday bake sale in December did really well thanks to everyone who contributed. We can do really well AGAIN! Parents please show your support and contribute here: SUG 

Questions? Email Debbie Bermudez.

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Fairfax High School Bands

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