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FHS BANDS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
March 10 - 17, 2019
IMPORTANT DATES THIS WEEK
Final Band trip payment due - log into MySchoolBucks and make final $160 payment
Thursday, March 14: Mandatory Parent meeting for Spring Trip, 6:45pm at Fairfax High School
Thursday, March 14: Band Booster Meeting, 7:30pm
Friday, March 15: Concert Band Assessment
Arrive at Centreville at 4:15.
Performance at 5:15pm. Sight reading at 5:45pm. Finished by 6:15pm.
Saturday, March 16: Symphonic Band Assessment
Arrive at Centreville at 8:35am.
Performance at 9:35am. Finished by 10:45am.
Saturday, March 16: Wind Ensemble Assessment
Arrive at Centreville 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
Uniforms for Assessment (Full Uniforms - no substitutions)
White tux shirts with black studs
Black tux pants
Black tux jacket
Calf length black socks
Wind Ensemble ONLY: Black vest ALL BLACK SHOES - no white edge tennis shoes, may wear drill masters
CB, SB, WE: Bow ties and Cummerbunds (CB,SB) will be handed out at Centreville HS
ALL BLACK SHOES - no white edge tennis shoes, sparkly silver sandals, etc.
CB, SB, WE: Pearls will be handed out at Centreville HS
Concert Band - please bring your garment bags to school with you on Friday, March 15 WITH YOUR FULL UNIFORM INSIDE
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
Looking for Service Hours??? The City of Fairfax Band desperately needs 3-4 student volunteers for its dress rehearsal on Friday night, March 15 (6pm-7pm) and a few more on concert night, Saturday, March 16 (6pm-10pm). Please sign up here: SPRING 2019 – Concerts and Student Volunteer Opportunities.
March Concert Bake Sale: The band boosters will be hosting its March Concert Bake Sale, March 16th, at the City of Fairfax Band Concert at FHS! We still need a few more contributions to make it a successful fundraiser for our band. If you would like to contribute, please sign up here: SUG
Questions? Email Debbie Bermudez.