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:
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!
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
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!!!
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!