Sunday, May 8, 2016

School Days Week of May 9, 2016

May 7, 2016
Dear Parents of our student musicians,

We are only 6 weeks away from completing the 2015-2016 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 instrumental and choral performance schedule (subject to change) to keep everyone organized (especially me)

May 11, 2016 (6:30 p.m.)                         Percussion Ensemble Concert (Music Room)
                                                This is the 2nd annual performance of our fpercussion ensemble.

May 24, 2016 (7:00 p.m.)                        Elias Brody Spring Instrumental Concert
Final Instrumental concert of the year, graduating seniors are honored
                        Flowers and tissues are acceptable J

May 25, 2016 (7:00 p.m.)                        Elias Brody Spring Choral Concert
Final iChoral concert of the year, graduating seniors are honored
                        Flowers and tissues are acceptable J

May 30 2016 (2:00 p.m.)                        Memorial Day Parade (A graded event)
                                                Report time - 12:30 p.m. (AHS) Step off – 2:00 p.m.
                                                The Memorial Day Parade should be finished by 3:30 p.m.

June 2, 2016 (7:00 p.m.)            Final FOM Meeting & Election of Officers- I need parents to attend this meeting as this organization has a MAJOR support Impact on the music department.

June 2, 2016 (6:30 p.m.)            Senior Instrumental Dinner and Awards (Harris Pelham Inn)
Parents – you needed to RSVP by May 10  in order to attend.  
A Letter was mailed (April 21) prior to the NYC Senior Choral/Insturmental  Trip. Please email me immediately if there are RSVP issues. 

June 8, 2016 (6:30 p.m.)            Senior Choral Dinner and Awards (Valentinos)
Parents – Mr. Gallagan mailed out a letter  on Thursday May 5, 2016  
Please read it and respond as necessary. Email Mr. Gallagan is there are RSVP issues.

June 16, 2016 (7:00 p.m.)                        Graduation ( Graded event & Band final)
                                                Leave AHS for the Verizon @ 4:30 p.m. Graduation @ 7:00 p.m.
                                                Return to AHS by 10:00 p.m.

Please visit for all information. Also “Like” the Alvirne Friends of Music Facebook page and stay tuned for Charms “sign ups” for the 2016-2017 school year.

Whew! I think that is it!
Mr. Bastien
The most sought after question and answer – WHEN IS BAND CAMP?

Answer: August 15-19, 2016