Tuesday, November 20, 2012


Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

Below is a recap of upcoming events in the world of Alvirne High School Instrumental Music!

November 23 - Hudson Welcomes Santa Claus and Tree Lighting (optional)

The band will play at this annual event on the Hudson Common. This is not a required
performance (volunteers only). Wear warm clothing and arrive at the town common by
3:30 p.m. Newbies - This is a lot of fun especially if it snows. The performance is usually
over by 4:10 p.m. as Santa lights the commons to the mellifluous sounds of "Hear Comes
Santa Claus!". Alumni, you are more than welcomed. Come by to celebrate the beginning
of the 2012 Holiday Season Bronco style! Students will earn EXTRA credit to help if
they have faltering grades.

November 24 - Greater Derry/Londonderry Chamber of Commerce Parade (graded
Band and Colorguard students need to report to Alvirne at 11:00 a.m. The parade steps
off at 1:00 p.m. and works its way through downtown Derry finishing up at the Hood
Plaza. We will be returning no later than 3:00 p.m.
Performers please dress warm! Drum line and Front Ensemble dress in elf costumes and
band members my decorate their instruments and wear "festive" hats, "battery operated
"Rudolph noses etc. Don't forget to purchase "Spirit Fingers" to keep your fingers nice
and warm during the parade!

November 28 - Jazz Band Performs at Barnes and Nobles from 6:00 -7:30 pm.
Beginning this week there will be various postings - please hold off on your
purchases of DVD,s Books, CD's, Nook etc. Come and support your fellow
student musicians!