June Band Notes

June 6, 2017

Upcoming Dates:

June 26: Percussion Camp begins

June 23: First MTC Grand Nats installment due - Details Below

June 30: Yard Sign sale ends - Details Below

July 17: Color Guard Camp begins

July 18: Band Rehearsals begin

July 24: Band Camp begins

July 25: Booster Meeting, 6:30 pm


BOA Summer Symposium

Bands of America is looking for the following student musicians to attend the concert or jazz portion of their Summer Symposium at a discounted rate: oboe, bassoon, Bari sax, clarinet, French horn, trumpet, trombone, bass trombone, or Tuba. If you are interested, contact Mr. Green  at greenj@masonohioschools.com ASAP.


Grand Nationals - Registration and Payment Information

Grand Nationals registration is now open!


Please keep in mind:

  • New marchers should create an account with Music Travel Consultants (MTC).

  • Returning marchers should already have an account with MTC and DO NOT need to set up a new account.

  • All marchers should register for Grand Nationals, using trip number 1711-8-77.

  • All travel payments are made directly to MTC (www.musictravel.com). The first installment ($100) is due June 23.


For trip details, consult the “2017 Tour Conditions” document in the News section of the Mason Band website, www.masonbands.com.


If you have any questions, or are having trouble setting up or accessing your MTC account, please email Cindy Richie at travel@masonbandboosters.com.


Mason Band Yard Sign Sale

The Spirit committee is excited to announce the Mason Marching Band Yard Sign store is now open online at https://www.fridaythreads.com/store/mason-band-yard-signs.


Signs are $18 for non personalized, $22 for personalized, and will be available for pickup at the Booster Meeting on July 25th.


The deadline for orders is Midnight, July 1st.

 

Late orders will not be accepted and these signs will be made to order so we won't have extra. Don't miss out, order your yard sign today!


2017 Marching Band Remind Account

Remind is a messaging app that is a fantastic way for directors to communicate quickly and efficiently to all Marching Band families throughout the season. Please follow these directions to be included in this season’s messages:


  1. Go to Remind.com, or download the app on your mobile device

  2. OR send a text message to 81010 with the following code: @masonmb17


Easy Fundraising Opportunity!

Sensation Research is a product research facility in the Deerfield Township area, with clients who make food, beverage, personal care, cosmetics, home care and many other products. They are looking for people to train to taste test products.


The Mason Band Boosters will be paid $5 per completed survey for adults (up to 100 signups, thus $500). The survey can be accessed here:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LJRZLGC


Additionally, if anyone is  interested in a part time position with Sensation Research, the band will receive an additional $20 per person who passes the screening process. People who become tasters would join the group working part-time at the rate of $15 per hour.


You may share the link with friends in the Cincinnati area who may be interested. Sensation Research has asked that if you’ve filled out the survey in the past, you allow others the opportunity at this time unless your interest has changed. If you have any questions, please contact Janice Anello at fundraising@masonbandboosters.com.


Spirit Wear

Have you checked out the online Mason Band Spirit store?  Items can be purchased directly on the Friday Threads website:https://www.fridaythreads.com/store/mason-band-spirit-wear, or in person at their store: 1085 Reading Rd, Mason, OH 45040.


Charms Link

Charms link:https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/login.asp



Thanks to everyone for your help and participation in all of the Band events during the very busy month of May! Have a wonderful summer!


If you have any questions, please contact Shannon Walton at president@masonbandboosters.com or Katie Lee at secretary@masonbandboosters.com.

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