Knight Band Notes- Wind Ensemble 10/15/19
MINI MADNESS WEEK!
*Region Music: Students should have completed all of the Bronze Level and 5 of the Silver Level
As a bribe to practice… 😉 Students that have passed the minimum expectations (ALL OF THE BRONZE LEVEL). May skip sectionals this week!
Weekend Challenge: Students that have passed the Bronze Level and at least 5 Silvers can participate: All three etudes played with the recordings (they can be found on Google Classroom under ‘ Classwork).
(Please keep an eye on the Knight Band Calendar )
MINI MADNESS EVENT (CLINICIAN PORTION REQUIRED)
- Students will stay after school until the clinics begin.
- Required Clinics are 4:30-6:00pm
- Students are not required to stay after the clinics for the ‘madness’ (pizza, music, SmashBros) until 7:00pm.
- No uniform required for this event.
- No money needed for this event.
Fundraiser Money Due Tuesday, October 15th
Money is due: Tuesday, October 15th. Cash or checks made payable to KLMS Band. Please put your student’s name on each check as well as on the envelope.
If you would like to check your fundraiser balance, please log in to Charms (if you need a password reset, please email a band director). Charms How To
*Accounts balances do not yet reflect all deposits made. They are a work in process and should be finished by mid week.
Prizes will be distributed after the student accounts are clear.
Nov. 5: Band Pictures Students will need their ‘formal’ attire for pictures:
solid black dress pants (no jeans)
solid black long sleeved, button down, collared dress shirt
solid black socks that cover the ankles
solid black shoes.
(Students that purchased black shirts should have already received them). There are extra black dress shirts if you would like to purchase one: Band Store. Black Dress Shirt
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY– We need volunteers for all 3 bands (Honor Band: 9:14-10:06; Symphonic Winds: 10:10-11:00; Wind Ensemble: 11:04-11:54). If you would like to volunteer for one or ALL of the bands that would be GREATLY appreciated! https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=KellyLnMSB&v=5012578
Due to complications with the MusicFirst program, we are going to extend CHARMS submissions for recordings. If you need us to reset your CHARMS password, please email a band director. Below is a summary for how to submit recordings.
HOW TO SUBMIT RECORDINGS:
- Charms (www.charmsoffice.com): School Code: klmsband. Password: student ID (no letters)…but could have been changed. Ask us to reset if necessary (email@example.com).
- Music First (pfisd.musicfirstclassroom.com/login): login: student ID (no letters), password: music (all small letters)
- Email recordings to: firstname.lastname@example.org (be sure to include your name and what you are playing)
Musicfirst Follow the link for log-in info:
Oct. 18: Mini Madness (REQUIRED) 4:30-6:00pm
Oct. 26: District Band Auditions (REQUIRED) (Canyon Vista MS, we will bus students to the event, parents will need to pick them up after they are finished)
Nov. 5: Band Pictures (ALL BLACK CLOTHES)
Text Sectional Code to: 81010
Monday: Tubas (@ac3cbc8) and Oboes (@238dea) (no school)
Tuesday: Trumpets (@1920wet) and Clarinets (@a7a9fa) Saxophones (@2eh4d)
Wednesday: Trombones/Euphoniums (@gk7fb9) and Bassoons (@ce22h9g)
Thursdays: Flutes (@272882) French Horns (@88226k) Tubas (@ac3cbc8) and Oboes (@238dea)
Fridays: Saxophones (@2eh4d) and French Horns (@88226k)