HHS Bands Blog!
Thought I would drop a line and update you on a few things coming up: PLEASE READ ALL OF IT!!
#1 LIVINGSTON COUNTY HONORS BAND
This is a group of the finest players from the five county high schools. Conveniently, auditions and two of the rehearsals are held here at Howell High School. Audition sheets have been passed out. Any questions about auditions should be directed to Mr. Smigell.
12/11/2013 (tomorrow) tryouts here in Howell 4pm-8pm
12/16/2013 rehearsal 7-9pm here in Howell
1/13/2014 7-9pm Here
1/25/2014 8am-3pm at fowlerville HS
1/27/2014 Rehearsal 8:00-2pm At Fowlerville. Concert 7pm at Fowlerville HS
#1a MARCHING BAND WON "BEST USE OF MUSIC" IN THE FANTASY OF LIGHTS PARADE 2013 :D
#2. OUR HOLIDAY CONCERT
Is TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17TH, 7PM IN HOWELL HS AUDITORIUM
The report time is 6:30 PM. This Concert will be approximately 2 hours.
CONCERT ATTIRE IS REQUIRED FOR THIS CONCERT. THAT MEANS THAT PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE WEARS ALL BLACK, CONCERT AND SYMPHONIC BANDS WEAR BLACK PANTS, THEIR WHITE FORMAL SHIRT, AND A BOWTIE. WIND ENSEMBLE WEARS THIER BLACK JACKET, BLACK PANTS, WHITE FORMAL SHIRT, AND A BOWTIE. Any questions, please see Mr. Smigell
Mixed Bags are in. They'll be sorted tonight. If you're at the booster meeting, you can help sort them and then take your order. Or, please pick up tomorrow. They'll be sorted by student name.
Booster meeting is this Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 6:30 pm. Please feel free to join us to see how you can help the boosters. We'll be in the band room.
REPORT TIME FOR THE PARADE TODAY!
The report time (which, by the way has been announced for 5 days in class... just sayin' kids..)
for the parade tonight is 5 pm at the Howell High School Band room. Please do not be late to this as they close Grand River at 5 pm.
You may bring your own hat and gloves, which we will hide right before we step off. You may wear some layers underneath your uniform, but no sweat shirts, hoodies, or jeans!
ok.. see you there!
The Mixed Bag fundraiser has shipped.
Fed-Ex did not give a specific arrival date, but they're on the way.
We'll let you know as soon as they're in.
Concert Uniform Shirt / Tie
The concert uniform for both Symphonic and Concert band includes a white formal shirt and a black bow tie. All members of the ensembles are required to have these.
A representative from the Brighton Tux Shop will be coming during 6th hr tomorrow, November 22nd to fit Concert Band.
You are not obligated to by a shirt from Brighton Tux Shop.. However you will have a hard time finding a better price. It costs $19 for the shirt and the tie.
Payment is not necessary at the fitting. It will be collected when we receive the shirts.
ATTN: Ghirardelli Fundraiser Due Dates Changed!!
The Ghirardelli Fundraiser is due on Monday November 25th with a grace period of one day (Tues Nov ,26th). We apologize for the inconvenience for not being able to sell over Thanksgiving, but the company will not distribute product without getting the money first. In order to make sure we have the chocolate by the holidays, we have to have it in this early.
ATTN: New FoL Practice Times
Fantasy of Lights Parade Practice times are now:
Thursday November 21st @ 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Friday November 22nd @ 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Monday November 25th @ 2:30pm - 3:30pm
These are the new dates/times - disregard the others that have been posted/written. Sorry for the inconvenience.