Monday, October 5, 2015


October 3, 2015
Dear Parents, Band Members and Colorguard,

The following is a schedule of events for the day regarding the Salem Band Show.  If the event is cancelled because of inclement weather (this happened last year) we will be notified by noontime.
We will honor the rain date of October 11, 2015 and perform on Sunday.
Sunday’s performances will begin at 2:00 p.m.


NOON                                                  BAND/COLORGUARD MEET IN THE MUSIC ROOM

12:30 p.m.-2:40 p.m.                        FIELD REHEARSAL (FINE TUNING)

2:45 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.                        CLEAN UP AND PACK EQUIPMENT

3:20 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.                        LUNCHEON & RELAXATION
(Sponsored by FOM)

4:00 p.m.– 4:20 p.m.                        Band gets dressed in uniforms
Uniform inspection & Load Percussion & Large Instruments in trucks

4:30 p.m.                                    ROLL CALL & BOARD THE BUSSES for Salem

DESTINATION                         Salem High School - Grant Field

7:35 p.m.                                    Alvirne Bronco Marching Band & Colorguard Performance

A Salem High School student will be assigned to our band/colorguard to ensure that we can find our seats, the warm-up area, etc. Following our performance, we will pass in review.

The price of admission will be $8.00 for adults, $5.00 for students. Chaperones and staff are free!
The Salem Band Parent Association will have a concession stand - bring money :-)
To close out the evening, participation awards will be presented to the Drum Majors.

All students will be coming back to AHS on the buses.  E T A 11:00 p.m.

Final Reminder: This is a scheduled non-district event.  THIS will be included as a performance grade- besides this is a GREAT time for everyone and a chance for us to “strut our stuff” along with many other high school marching units.

Please tell all your family and friends to come and support our endeavors!
If you have any questions or concerns please call me at 886-1265 or email

Musically Yours,
Mr. B
Mr. Gerry Bastien, District Coordinator
Director of Bands