Monday, May 17, 2010

End of the Year Communication

Dear Parents and Band Students,

We are only a few weeks away from completing the 2009-2010 School Year, and plans are already being made for the upcoming year of the Alvirne High School Music Department. I have included an end of the year schedule (subject to change) to keep everyone organized (especially me).

May 22, 2010 Upper Village Hall Performance, E. Derry (Jazz Band) meet at school @ noon

May 24, 2010 TRI M Petting Zoo (Only TRI M members)

May 27, 2010 7:00 p.m. Elias Brody Memorial Spring Concert – AHS Gymatorium

Final band/chorus concert of the year, graduating seniors are honored.

Flowers and Tissues are allowed!

May 31, 2010 Memorial Day parade.

Please remember that the Memorial Day Parade is a graded performance event. Students who do not attend will have 3 days to make up the performance.

Students will step off from Hannaford’s plaza at 2:00 p.m.

Students need to report to AHS band room by 12:30 p.m.

FYI – The Memorial Day parade should be over by 3:30 p.m.

June 3, 2010 7:00 p.m. Final FOM Meeting & Election of Officers

June 5, 2010 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Chili Fiesta!

Jazz Band performs 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

More information on the website.

June 7, 2010 6:00 p.m. 7th Annual Instrumental Awards Night

See additional insert

June 19, 2010 Graduation!

Band will leave for the Verizon at 8:00 a.m. Graduation is at 10: 00 a.m.

We will be returning by 12:45 p.m.

June 21, 2010 Ice Cream Social 6:00 p.m. This is a traditional night to welcome incoming 8th grade band students and parents. Parents and students are treated to ice cream sundaes and a slide show of 2009-2010 band, jazz band and colorguard activities.

June 30, 2010 6:00 p.m-8:00 p.m. Marching Show Read Through and Music Distribution.

Whew! I think that is it!

Mr. Bastien

The most sought after question and answer – WHEN IS BAND CAMP?

Answer: August 16-20, 2010