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
- As you make your holiday purchases on Amazon, consider supporting the band! All you have to do is follow the link below, and every purchase you make on Amazon Smile will benefit the SME Band Program.
- Only purchases at smile.amazon.com support the band — unfortunately, orders on the mobile app or main website do not. Bookmark smile.amazon.com for best results!
- November 25-29 — Thanksgiving break
- December 4th — Band Booster Meeting
- December 11th — Band Winter Concert