Now that the Awards Ceremony is completed, we are closer to turning the page on a new chapter of the MB&G. This week we begin that chapter with our first 2 rehearsals of the new marching band. Here is everything happening in the Mighty Black & Gold.
New Leadership Team - First of all, thank you to all of our members of the 2020-21 Leadership Team. Now, we welcome our new 2021-22 Leadership Team:
Head Drum Major – Melia Coulter
Co-Drum Major – Andres Diaz
Co-Drum Major – Dustin Duval
Band Captain – Savannah Davis
Band Co-Captain – Darin Barnes
Flute Section Leader – Megan Galloway
Flute Asst. Section Leader – Mattie Pierce
Clarinet Section Leader – Hope Garrett
Clarinet Asst Section Leader – Gabe Gemuend
Clarinet Asst Section Leader – Sara Hassler
Saxophone Section Leader – Jordan Caasi
Saxophone Asst Section Leader – Darin Barnes
Trumpet Section Leader – Savannah Davis
Trumpet Asst Section Leader – Aiden Moulder
Trumpet Asst Section Leader – Isabel Wimmer
Horn Section Leader –Chloe Chipley
Trombone Section Leader – Amyah Parker
Trombone Asst Section Leader – Ethan Colon
Baritone Section Leader – Brian McKinney
Tuba Section Leader – Nathaniel Lewis
Percussion Captain – Amarion Moses
Colorguard Captain – Lauren Easterling
Colorguard Co-Captain – Tori Farley
Facilities Officers-Carli Carrillo, Chase Francis, Suzie Holt
Uniform Officers-Alyssa Mae Tiongco, Kellan Tyree
Music Library Officers-Ciana Antonio, Savannah Morris
Lockers - On Monday, all lockers must be cleaned out and all items must either be taken home or thrown away. Instruments and music and be placed around the main band room area for the time being. Any item left in lockers by the end of the day will either be thrown out or donated. Students will receive new lockers at the step-off rehearsal on Tuesday.
Leadership meetings - The first meeting of the ne leadership team will take place on Monday 4pm-6pm. We will also have leadership camp this Saturday the 29th, 10am-6pm. More details will be given on Monday. Attendance is required for both.
Step-off and Downbeat Rehearsals - Tuesday and Thursday, we will hold the first rehearsals of the 2021-22 MB&G Band. This is for all NEW & RETURNING students. Make sure you bring instruments. Students that play, Tuba, Euphonium, or French horn do not need to bring their instrument since you will be issued marching instruments at this rehearsal. Also, all students will be issued lockers. Make sure you wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes since we will most likely be going outside at times.
Wind Auditions - All wind players MUST submit a band audition by this Saturday. More info can be found by CLICKING HERE. Please do not procrastinate on this. If you have any questions, contact the directors immediately: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Jazz Auditions - Jazz Auditions are due by Saturday, May 5th. CLICK HERE for more information. Any student wishing to potentially participate in the jazz band must audition.
That is all for now. I hope all of you have a wonderful week.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the following students according to Charms:
Aiden Everage - Today (Sunday)
Donivan Morison - Tuesday
Hope Garrett - Thursday
Sydney Meneou - Thursday
Brian McKinney - Friday
Autumn McKinney - Friday
LOCKERS CLEANED OUT
4pm-6pm - Leadership Meeting
6pm-8:30 - Step-Off Rehearsal (ALL NEW & RETURNING STUDENTS)
6pm-8:30 - Downbeat Rehearsal (ALL NEW & RETURNING STUDENTS)
WIND AUDITIONS DUE - CLICK HERE
10am-6pm - Leadership Camp
3pm - John Whiddon Retirement Farewell at the Band Hall
Looking Ahead to Next Week
Mon - Memorial Day (No Classes)
Tues - Rookie Camp, New Parent Meeting
Wed - Senior 5th & 6th Exams, Rookie Camp
Thurs - Senior 3rd & 4th Exams, Rookie Camp, Uniform Fittings
Fri - Last Day for Seniors, Senior 1st & 2nd Exams, Rookie Camp
Sat - Jazz Auditions Due
Together We Are THE MIGHTY BLACK & GOLD!!!