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  • Taft vs Southwest -- Week 2 -- 8/31 - 9/4

    GREAT 1st Performance this weekend Raider band!  We are all proud of you.  Thank you to all the students, parents and staff for an outstanding game and week.  My first Raider football -- woohoo!  This band is pumping up the crowd and getting stronger every day. 

     

    This week will end with Middle School Night!  We are bringing in the future of the TRB so let's get ready for them!  There are some slight time changes so please read the e-mail in detail.

     

    Here is the schedule for the week:

    MONDAY -- New Dance Team Tune -- Good Golly Miss Molly

    Before school -- go to tutorials

    8:30 -- Leadership Meeting in Band Hall 1

    1st Period -- Wind Ensemble

    2nd Period -- Symphonic Band

    3rd Period -- Concert Band

    4th Period -- Jazz

    8th Period -- Guard/Music Theory

    4:35 -- Tracking to pad

    7:35 -- Rehearsal ends -- see ya -- no tracking

     

    TUESDAY

    Before school -- go to tutorials

    1st Period -- Wind Ensemble

    2nd Period -- Symphonic Band

    3rd Period -- Concert Band

    4th Period -- Jazz

    8th Period -- Guard/Music Theory

    4:35 -- Tracking to pad

    7:05 -- Rehearsal ends -- see ya -- no tracking

     

    WEDNESDAY

    Before school -- go to tutorials

    1st Period -- Wind Ensemble

    2nd Period -- Symphonic Band

    3rd Period -- Concert Band

    4th Period -- Jazz

    8th Period -- Guard/Music Theory

    No rehearsal -- go home

     

    THURSDAY -- Pass-off Deadline for Good Golly Miss

    Before school --go to tutorials

    1st Period -- Wind Ensemble

    2nd Period -- Symphonic Band

    3rd Period -- Concert Band

    4th Period -- Jazz

    8th Period -- Guard/Music Theory

    4:35 -- BRING YOUR FLIP FOLDER, LYRE- Tracking to pad

    4:50 -- Good Golly Miss Molly with High Steppers

    7:05 -- Rehearsal ends -- see ya -- no tracking

     

     

    FRIDAY  - Pep Rally in the Morning/Game 2 (Home)vs Southwest/Middle School Night - Wear your SHOW SHIRT and Jeans all Day

    7:45am -- All Band Students meet in band hall 1 for attendance, warm-up, and head to Pep Rally

    8:15am -- Pep Rally Starts

    1st Period -- Wind Ensemble

    2nd Period -- Symphonic Band

    3rd Period -- Freshmen Concert Band

    4th Period -- Jazz

    8th Period -- Guard/Music Theory

    4: 30pm - Band Rehearsal on pad begins -- Take cases to field

    Arrive in show shirt, black band shorts, long -- solid black socks, marching shoes, red water jug filled with water, ladies and gentlemen with long hair -- have hair up in a bun with no fly aways (use or bring: gel, hairspray, bobby pins, hair bands should match hair color etc)

    5:00 pm - Band Rehearsal ends -- leave equipment to load/go eat food!

    5:45 pm -- Get dressed/show hair/student led inspection

    6:00 pm - Depart

    6:30 pm - Arrive

    6:45 pm - Band students warm-up/tune in stands

    7:00 pm -- Band plays Alma Mater

    7:15 pm - Band plays National Anthem (Home Game)

    7:30 pm - Football Game starts

    10:30ish -- Game ends

    11:00pm -- Arrive, put uniform away, check out with leaders/uniform Crew, dismissal

     

    ***STUDENTS: Please have new music passed off.  Make sure you have a red insolated water jug, white t-shirt, athletic shorts, tennis shoes, hat, sunglasses, sun block, instrument, towel or yoga mat for outdoor workouts, music, band binder w/ a pencil, tuner, smile and a great attitude!  Be ready to work and have fun!

     

    ***PARENTS AND STUDENTS: Please get in background checks for chaperone duties.  Do us the google calendar for up to date TRB happenings.  You can sync the calendar to your smart phone by clicking the +google button at the bottom right of the calendar at www.taftraiderband.org

     

    Let's have a GREAT week!

    -Mrs. Stevenson

    Posted Aug 31, 2015, 11:34 AM by TRB Webmaster
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