The Music Department will hold a CAR WASH in the parking lot of Busch’s on Newburgh and 6 Mile Road Saturday, May 13 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (individuals helping with the carwash need to arrive at 9:30a for set-up). Come out to support our musicians. We hope to see you there!
2018 MUSIC DEPARTMENT TRIP – Orlando, FL (April 2-7, 2018)
Mr. Turner and Mrs. Wickman are in the process of planning our next Music Department trip for spring break 2018. If you were unable to attend the meeting on Monday, May 1, all handouts can be found in the link below. Registration will officially open on May 19. We are looking forward to another great music experience for our musicians and families.
SPRING BAND CONCERT – Wednesday, May 17, 2017 (7p)
The spring band concert will be held on May 17 at 7p in the Franklin HS Performing Arts Center. All band students will perform on this concert. We will need to hold rehearsals on the stage before the concert so students should plan to arrive early. Call times and concert details will be available in next week’s Music Note. Admission to the concert is $5.
MUSIC AWARDS BANQUET – May 19, 2017
Our annual awards banquet will be held at Stevenson Friday, May 19. Dinner will be in the North Cafeteria at 5:15 p.m. with the awards presentation at 6:30 p.m. and a dance for the instrumental music students from 7:45-10:45 p.m. Please refer to the banquet information in the link below for food assignments by class.
DRUMLINE AUDITIONS - Thursday, May 25
Auditions will be held in the SHS band room at 3:15p. To access audition materials click here.
Snare Rudiments can be found on the Vic Firth website by clicking here.
To prepare for auditions and start learning battery fundamentals, the Stevenson drumline coach will hold clinics every Tuesday in the Stevenson band room. Below are the dates, times, and locations of upcoming clinics. The clinics are for incoming and returning members. We hope all will participate in this great opportunity.
Tuesday, May 9, 16, 23 (3:30-4:30p) @ Stevenson HS (band room M-12)
COLOR GUARD CLINICS
Color Guard tryouts for the 2017 Marching Band will be held on May 20 at Stevenson High School. To prepare for tryouts, guard leadership will be running clinics on Tuesdays after school at Stevenson from 3:30-4:30p. Be sure to talk to friends who may have dance background or have expressed an interest in color guard. We would love to see a great turn out for tryouts. The clinics are a great way to get experience and knowledge before the auditions on May 20.
MARCHING BAND 2017
Planning for marching band 2017 is underway. We will be going away to Covenant Hills Camp again this year. Below are the tentative dates known at this time. Marching Band registration will be available online shortly. Important information and details will be shared in future Music Notes as it becomes available.
TENTATIVE 2017 MB DATES:
Drumline Camp (9a-3p)
June 24, 25, July 10, 11, 24, 25, August date TBD
Color Guard Practices
1 evening/week (7-9p)
Saturdays (time TBD)
No practices the week of June 19, July 4, and the first week of August
PreCamp @ SHS
August 16, 17, 18
MB Camp @ Covenant Hills
HOME GAME (7p)
August 29, 30 (times TBD)