Marching Band Practice Schedule

Monday after school Tuesday at 7:45am Wednesday after school Thursdays: both Fridays:  Morning practice, unless there’s a football game.

Marching Band Help Needed

Marching Bands run on parent volunteers. The jobs are small, and mostly don’t require much time commitment, but they’re vital to the success of the band.  Plus it’s fun:  get to know other parents, and the marchers themselves. To volunteer, just show up at a Band Booster’s meeting! Specific Help Needed: Vice President: back-up for … Continue reading »

New Calendar Items

The master band calendar is being updated.  Suggestion: import this calendar into your Google Calendar, Outlook, or whatever, and you’ll always be up to date: ical: Or just click here to see the current calendar in Google calendar:

Chantilly Jazz Festival info

Fri. and Sat., March 24th and 25th, 2017 Friday (combo only) 4:00pm – rehearsal after school 5:00pm – depart for Chantilly 8:20pm – performance 9:30 – combo awards 12 midnight – dismissal from AHS Saturday (full Band) 10:00am – rehearsal at AHS 11:00am – depart for Chantilly 1:50pm – watch JMU Faculty combo 3:10pm – … Continue reading »

JMU Jazz Festival – Saturday, March 18th

Schedule for the JMU Jazz Festival – Saturday, March 18th, 2017 10:00am – rehearsal at AHS 12:noon – depart for JMU 2:00pm – warm-up in Forbes recital hall 3:00pm – performance in Forbes performance hall 4:00pm – Watch JMU performance 5:00pm – Clinic with JMU Faculty 6:00pm – leave JMU 7:30pm – dismissal from AHS

Wind Ensemble Audition Etude: audition recording due April 8th

Below is the link to the Wind Ensemble audition etude.  Scroll to the bottom of the page to find the etude for your instrument. You must submit a recording of your audition to Mr Thomas by April 8th, 2017.

District Assessment 2017 – Info Sheet

Date: March 4, 2017 Who: Wind Ensemble Mandatory: Extremely! Site: Charlottesville High School 10:00am – rehearse at AHS 12:00pm – Bagels, load up and leave AHS 12:50pm – watch Eastern View HS 1:25pm – Watch Culpeper HS 2:30pm – Warmup 3:10 – performance on stage 3:45pm – Sight read 4:15pm – leave CHS 4:45pm – … Continue reading »