We still have a number of outstanding band fees. Please review our band fee payment page to make a payment or arrangements with our band boosters. Your support is crucial to a successful school year!
Marching Band: Pep Band @ SM South this Friday
- We will be performing as a pep band for the away game this Friday, supporting the FB team as they take on SM South.
- Students should secure own rides and transportation for large instruments
- Attire: blue band shirts, shorts/jeans
- Call time: 6:00pm @ SM North Stadium: 7401 Johnson Drive, OP 66202
Important: Thursday evening rehearsals will now be 5:30-7:30pm. Rehearsals are mandatory
All senior photos are now available for download. Access here: https://www.bclose.photography/p830285630
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If you know that you/your student will be absent for an extracurricular rehearsal or performance, please fill out the absence form here. Please note that this does not automatically ‘excuse’ the student from the event – please contact us directly if it is significant conflict (FB game, concert, festival, etc)
Marching Band Week-At-A-Glance
- Monday, 7am: Estancia count structure & reflection assignment is due in Canvas. Please turn in ASAP. Review 3rd movement from Friday
- Tuesday, 7am: Show music & Pep Band rehearsal
- Wednesday, 7am: Clean MVT 1 & 2, review & clean 3
- Thursday, 6pm: Work whole show with Lancer Dancers
- Friday, 7am: Review all – memorization, visuals
Cadet Band Week-At-A-Glance
- Monday/Tuesday/Thursday – October 12th Concert preparation
- Concert attire: Dress blacks — What are ‘dress blacks’?
Music Theory/IB Music Week-At-A-Glance
- Monday – Review intervals & makeup worksheets
- Wednesday – 7th chords
- Friday – 7th chords & inversions
Jazz Band – Blue Knights (6th Hour)
- Tuesday – Blue Bossa scales/chords KMEA auditions, concert lit
- Thursday – bebop scales/arpeggios – permutations, concert lit
Jazz Band – Blue Notes (7th Hour)
- Monday – review jazz commandments, major scales, concert prep
- Wednesday – major scales, concert prep