Welcome to your weekly update from Band Land!
Lisa Chavis, Sarah Stroud and Donna Sloan for organizing the 11th annual Pirate Cove Classic!
All parents that volunteered on Saturday! Your efforts did not go unnoticed!
All the students for enduring a long day Friday and Saturday! Your work and performance was outstanding!
Stephanie Hinnerichs for doing a marvelous job on the Website!
Monday – We cleaned and cleaned and cleaned
Tuesday – Today we began concert band season! Sightread Dashing Thru The Snow and did a talk back about the PCC
Wednesday – We will continue sightreading music for the December Concert
Thursday – We will go outside and rehearse for the Football game on Friday night
Friday – SENIOR NIGHT! We will also take individual band pictures beginning at 5 pm in the A Wing.
5:00 pm – Pictures in the A Wing
6:30 pm – Senior Parents please meet Mr. Faires and Mrs. Tomberlin out in the cafeteria
7:00 pm – March out to the stadium
7:20 pm – Play Star Spangled-Banner
7:30 pm – Kick-off – GO PIRATES!
1st and 2nd Quarter – We will support our team by playing pep tunes
When there is 3 Minutes left on the clock before halftime – Senior Parents please meet Mrs. Tomberlin by the gate to the track next to the student section
Halftime – We will march and play the closer and then recognize our seniors
3rd Quarter – break – students must be back in the stands at their instrument by 0:00
4th Quarter – We will support our team by playing pep tunes
NEWS YOU CAN USE
- Senior Parents – traditionally (in the past) you have gotten into the game at no charge for senior night. I will double check with Coach Thompson about this
- Facebook Page – please only use this as an information dispensary. I encourage EVERYONE to check out the PR Band website! It is AWESOME!
- This is our last home performance. Next week we will go to the Rocky River Game but perform as a pep band
- We may make football playoffs this year. I will discuss with Coach Thompson what the expectation for the band if this occurs.
- You will be receiving a letter about Winter Guard this week from your students who are interested. Please read this document.
- We will be performing in two parades this year – Hemby Bridge – Nov. 19, Union County Christmas Parade – Nov. 20
- Winter Concert is 7 pm on Friday, December 9th.
Have a great week!!!!
Ian M. Faires
Director of Bands
Porter Ridge Middle/High Schools