Band Notes, April 4, 2021
Monday, April 5
- Spring Break. No School
Tuesday, April 6
- Jazz Band 2 Dress Rehearsal 2:45 pm to 4:45 pm
- Winter Drumline 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Wednesday, April 7 7:00 pm via Zoom
- Marching Band 2021 Onboarding; Required for New Members; Everyone welcome
Thursday, April 8
- Jazz Band 1 Dress Rehearsal 2:45 pm to 4:45 pm
Friday, April 9
- Chamber Winds 2:45 pm to 4:15 pm
- Jazz Band 2 Concert 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm (See details below)
- Jazz Band 1 Concert 8:15 pm to 9:15 pm (See details below
Future planned events can be found on the updated band calendar: Mason Band Calendar
JAZZ NIGHT INFO!
Great news! Jazz Night 2021 will offer a live in person performance opportunity for students and families. The 2021 Jazz Band Concert will be held on April 9th in the Mason High School Auditorium and will feature MMS 7th & 8th Grade Jazz Bands and MHS Jazz Bands 1 & 2. For many of these students, this will be their 1st performance in front of an audience in more than a year! The event will feature 2 performances:
Concert 1 6:30-7:30 pm MMS 7th Grade Jazz Band & MHS Jazz Band 2
Concert 2 8:15-9:15 pm MMS 8th Grade Jazz Band & MHS Jazz Band 1
As part of our COVID-19 safety protocol, we are limiting each band's audience to 2 family members per student and will be clearing the auditorium in between concerts.
Ticket requests are Past Due. Please complete the ticket request and Audience Participation form today by clicking here.
AFTER PROM SIGN-UPS FOR VOLUNTEERS AND DONATIONS
Help wanted! We are in need of volunteers to help decorate and run the band’s Disco Tattoo Shop during After Prom on Friday, April 30th. Both parents and students can help decorate and set up prior to the event. During After Prom itself, we ask for only parent volunteers due to Covid restrictions. In case you cannot volunteer your time, we could also use donations of cash and/or supplies. Monetary donations will be used to purchase needed items and decorations.
To volunteer or to see a list of needed supplies please log into Charms. Please click on the “helping hand” on the April 30th date in the calendar to sign up to volunteer your time. If you prefer to donate supplies, click on the “helping hand” for April 15th.
Monetary donations can be made online here . Cash/Check donations can also be placed in the drop box next to the band room. Thanks in advance for any help you are able to provide. It promises to be a fun night!! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you may have.
SPRING FLOWER SALE IS COMING THIS WEEK!
SPRING FLOWER SALE: The details are about bloom! Look for an email this week with all sales and product info and Jotform order form link. Thanks in advance for your support!
ADDITIONAL BAND BOOSTERS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Please CLICK HERE to see the listing of volunteer opportunities. Please reach out to the contact listed if you are interested in fulfilling any of the roles or volunteering for a committee in any capacity.
For a listing for all of the Mason Band Boosters Committees and Leadership contacts, please CLICK HERE.
FINAL CONCERTS AND SENIOR AWARDS NIGHT
In order to accommodate our seniors who were slated to perform their last concert on April 27 the final concert for Concert Green & Silver, Concert White, and Concert Winds has been moved from Tuesday, April 27th to Monday, April 26. The final concert for Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony will remain on April 28th. Seniors in those groups who were slated to receive awards on the 28th will be honored in the ceremony on April 27th in order to allow them to perform on April 28th.
MARCHING BAND 2021
SAVE THE DATE: MARCHING BAND 2021 ONBOARDING APRIL 7TH
The full MB 2021 Registration Guide with the next steps in the process including access to Final Forms, Health and Wellness forms and Consumable Fee Calculator will be released and shared with families tomorrow, April 5th.
New Member Family On-Boarding and Registration Meeting: April 7th at 7:00pm via Zoom (Zoom Link will be shared along with the Registration Guide)
Returning families are welcome to join if they would like to review how student care is managed, the registration process or need help completing the registration process.
ATTENTION NEW BAND PARENT OR ANYONE WITH QUESTIONS
PARENT TO PARENT CHATS:
Are you a new band parent and feel overwhelmed by all the band information coming your way? Do you have questions about marching band or registration? Would you simply like a sounding board from an experienced band parent? Please know there are many of us who would love to help you. Please feel free to contact Janice Anello our New Member representative email@example.com or Kim Bishop our Recording Secretary firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have or help guide you in the right direction.