Week of: Nov 11 – Nov 16

Weekly Announcements 11/11-11/16 2019

Symphonic & Concert Band Auditions

  • Congratulations to all who auditioned! Results have been posted in google classroom.

East Central KMEA District Honor Band Auditions

  • Results will be posted on the district website as soon as they come available. Congratulations to everyone who auditioned! https://www.eckmea.org

Pit Orchestra Auditions

  • For students interested in playing in this year’s Musical, “Crazy For You”. Open auditions for Woodwind, Brass, Percussion & Strings students begin Wednesday, 11/13.
  • **Due to Mr. Toepfer’s extended absence the auditions have been moved online. Requirements: **
    • Prepared piece (band, strings or district audition excerpt)
    • Major Scale — to be announced on 11/13
    • Full Range Chromatic Scale
    • "Sight reading" excerpt — Excerpt will be uploaded Wednesday.
    • Recordings must be submitted no later than Sunday, 11/17 at 5pm.
    • Join the "Crazy For You" Google classroom for auditions. Code: 8mnjwi

Baker Jazz Festival Friday, 11/15 — Baker University, Rice Auditorium

  • Permission forms were sent home last week. Please return signed to the band office by Wednesday 11/13
    • Leave SME: 8am
    • Blue Knights perform: 10:30am
    • Blue Notes perform: 11:45am
    • Lunch in Baldwin City (bring $10-15 or pack own)
    • Return to SME by 2:30pm
  • Attire for Blue Notes: slacks, button downs, dresses/skirts, no tie
  • Attire for Blue Knights: slacks, blazers/suit coats/dresses/skirts, dark colors. No tie

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Upcoming Events

  • November 25-29 — Thanksgiving break
  • December 4th — Band Booster Meeting
  • December 11th — Band Winter Concert