HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!

 

I hope you have all had a wonderful holiday season with your friends and family.  Since today is Monday, I figured I should get everyone on board with what is going on this week. There have been several changes to the schedule due to athletic reschedules:

 

CALENDAR

            TOMORROW (TUESDAY 1/2/18)

                        7:00 a.m – MORNING BAND

                        5:30 p.m  – Tuesday Jazz (students working on “Swingin’ the Blues”)

                        6:00 p.m – Tuesday Jazz

 

            PLEASE NOTE! DUE TO SEVERAL ATHLETIC EVENTS BEING RESCHEDULED TO THIS DATE, WE WILL NOT BE DOING OUR PEP BAND EVENT SCHEDULED FOR THIS DATE.  I will be working on rescheduling the date if possible.

 

            WEDNESDAY – 1/3/18

                        5:30 p.m – THURSDAY JAZZ RHYTHM, TRUMPET AND TROMBONE SECTIONALS

                        6:00 p.m – THURSDAY JAZZ (this is in lieu of rehearsal on Thursday due to a scheduling conflict)

                        6:30 p.m – MUSIC BOOSTERS MEETING in the keyboard lab

 

            THURSDAY – 1/4/18

                        7:00 a.m – Morning band – IF THERE IS ANY CANCELLATION OF SCHOOL, MORNING BAND WILL BE MOVED TO FRIDAY!

 

JAZZ INFORMATION

            The next two weeks see a bit of a switch in some jazz stuff due to jazz all state and a few other things.  Here is what I have:

 

            TUESDAY JAZZ REHEARSALS:

                        1/2/18 (TOMORROW) – 5:30 for Swingin’ the Blues

                                                            6:00 for everyone

                        1/9/18                           5:30 for Swingin’ the Blues

                                                            6:00 for everyone                      

                        1/16/18                         12:30 for Swingin’ the Blues (THIS IS TO CLEAR THE EVENING FOR MIDTERM STUDYING)

                                                            1:00 for everyone

 

            THURSDAY JAZZ REHEARSALS:

                        1/3/18 (WEDNESDAY) 5:30 RHYTHM and BRASS SECTIONALS

                                                            6:00 for everyone

 

                        1/10/18 (WEDNESDAY) 5:00 (NOT 5:30) TRUMPETS

                                                             5:30     EVERYONE

                        1/18 (THURSDAY)       1:00 p.m for everyone (THIS IS TO CLEAR THE EVENING FOR MIDTERM STUDYING).

                        1/20 (SATURDAY)       8:00 a.m – ESSENTIALLY ELLINGTON RECORDING!!!

 

            JAZZ ALL STATE INFO – I have attached everything I have received regarding jazz all state. Our bus will depart BHS at 3:00 on Thursday the 11th  ASJ schedule 2018 All State Jazz Letter

 

CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to the following students who were accepted into the 2017 – 2018 Maine Music Educators Association All State Music Festival. They represent some of the finest musicians in the state and will be incredible ambassadors for the music program here at Brunswick High School:

 

Josie Adolf – band – bass clarinet
Luka Baskett – treble choir
Benjamin Baumgarte – mixed choir
Sophie Blair – band – mallet percussion – TOP SCORE IN THE STATE!!
Katie Bojarski – band – euphonium – TOP SCORE IN THE STATE!!
Ethan Boll – band – clarinet
Sophie Calderwood – mixed choir
Grace Casey – band – baritone saxophone – TOP SCORE IN THE STATE!!
Eleanor Caswell – mixed choir
Andrew Chingos – mixed choir
Grace Clendening – treble choir
Mia Denison – treble choir
Adeline Dolley – mixed choir
Niles Dorn – band – tenor saxophone
Bella Driscoll – mixed choir
Joshua Flanagan – band – tenor saxophone – 2nd HIGHEST SCORE IN THE STATE 
Violet Frizzle – mixed choir 
Darien Gillespie – band – oboe – 2nd HIGHEST SCORE IN THE STATE 
Logan Gillis – mixed choir 
Chappy Hall – band – trombone 
Cordelia Horch – band – clarinet 
Claire Johnson – treble choir 
Bailey Jones – band – trombone 
Lily Kimball Watras – mixed choir 
Liberty Krauss – mixed choir 
Savannah Leclerc – treble choir 
Molly McGough – treble choir 
Elliott Nagler – mixed choir 
Audrey Pantaz – treble choir 
RyLee Ramsey – treble choir 
Kyra Teboe – band – tenor saxophone – TOP SCORE IN THE STATE!!
Charles Thurlow – mixed choir

 

Also, HUGE congratulations to the following who were accepted into the all New England music festival:

 

Niles Dorn – tenor saxophone – 2nd highest score in New England 
Katie Bojarski – euphonium – top score in New England 
Sophie Blair – mallet percussion – top score in New England. 
Grace Casey – baritone saxophone – 2nd highest score in New England.

 

I believe that is all I have for this week. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me. I hope you enjoy the day! I can’t wait to see everyone tomorrow.

 

Happy New Year!

 

~ Mike