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ANNOUNCEMENTS For Marching Band
2019 MARCHING BAND SCHEDULE
2019 Rehearsal Schedule and Policies
May 14, 22, 23, 29, 30
June 5, 11, 18, 20
July 9, 16, 23, 30
All Spring and Summer Rehearsals are from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at KPHS. Remember to be early is to be on time!
All members should bring the following to each rehearsal: their instrument, all music in a well-maintained 3-ring binder, insulated water jug, pencil, sunblock, hat/visor.
Members should wear comfortable clothing and sneakers with proper support.
All members are expected to attend summer rehearsals provided they are not out of town or attending another camp. Students with summer jobs are expected to provide their employers with this schedule in advance to avoid conflicts.
If a student needs to miss a rehearsal their parent/guardian should e-mail Mr. Keough (email@example.com) to let them know which rehearsal/s they will miss.
Rehearsals Beginning August 5
All practices and performances are mandatory*
Precamp at KPHS
1:00pm-8:00pm with a dinner break
Band Camp at Camp Mataponi
Post Camp 1
1:00pm -8:30pm with a dinner break
Post Camp 2
4:00pm -8:30pm with a dinner break
September 3-November 7
Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pm (until competitions begin)
"To be early is to be on time. To be on time is to be late. To be late is unacceptable!"
MARCHING BAND UNIFORM
CARE AND INSTRUCTIONS
Just a few brief instructions as we approach the Preview Show and the competitive season. The uniforms you have been assigned and specially fitted to add to the visual effect of the show and we want to make every attempt possible to keep them looking great for years to come.
SHOES OR ANY OTHER ITEMS SHOULD NOT BE LEFT IN YOUR UNIFORM BAG.
If you have any questions about the uniform please let Mrs. LaBerge, Mrs. Vierkant or Mrs. Jannell know and we will be happy to answer them.
Looking forward to another amazing season!
Jan LaBerge, Lisa Vierkant and Janet Jannell
2019 Competition Schedule
September 14--Field Show Preview at King Philip
September 21--USBANDS @Medway, MA
September 28--USBANDS@Dartmouth, MA
October 5--USBANDS KingPhilip Home Show
October 12--NESBA @Wakefield, MA
October 19--USBANDS@Somerset-Berkley, MA
October 20--MICCA @Norwood, MA
October 26--USBANDS New England State Championships
October 27--MICCA Finals at Lawrence, MA
November 3--NESBA Finals at Lawrence, MA
November 8-10--USBAND Nationals at Meadowland Stadium in New Jersey
THINGS TO TAKE TO BAND CAMP--
o Sleeping Bag, Pillow, bedroll or blankets
o Sheet to put on mattress
o Towels(Bath and Beach), washcloths
o Toiletries--soap, toothbrush, etc.
o Clothing for one week (summer apparel and a few warm sweaters, pants, jackets)
o Swimsuit and flip flops(important) for shower and beach
o Sneakers (two pairs HIGHLY recommended if we have rain)(Marathon Sports in Mansfield and DB Sports in North Attleboro have been recommended by
parents as a good place to be fitted for shoes but not required)
o Hats with visors or visors are REQUIRED for everyone
o One big mouth thermos or water jug with your name (must be thermal)
o Instrument (don't forget music,valve oil, reeds, slide oil, sticks, drum pads)
o Color Guard: gloves, tape and band aids
o Sunscreen, sunglasses, bug spray, lip balm(not blistex)
o Plastic bag to bring home wet articles at end of week
o Flash light with working batteries
o Contacts and glasses(bring extras)
o Alarm clock (or iPod, phone etc.)
o Money(for food stop up and back to/from camp)
o Sweatshirt/sweater and jacket, it will get cold at night
Low Brass Taps August 2018