Band Updates

Band Notes, February 16, 2020

February 16, 2020

Upcoming Events

Please see the Mason Bands website calendar for band event details. We are also now including the MHS Winter Percussion schedule below.  

 

Monday, February 17

  • President’s Day - NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, February 18

  • WS Flute/Oboe Sectional, 2:45-4:15pm
  • SB Flute/Oboe Sectional, 4-5:15pm
  • WS Concerto Competition, 7-9pm, MHS Auditorium

Wednesday, February 19

  • Jazz II, 2:45-3:45pm
  • WS Low Reed Sectional, 2:45-4:15pm
  • SB Clarinet Sectional, 4-5:15pm
  • MHS Winter Drumline, 6-8:30pm

Thursday, February 20

  • Jazz I, 2:45-3:45pm
  • WS Clarinet Sectional, 2:4-4pm
  • SB Alto Sax Sectional, 4-5:15pm

Friday, February 21

  • WS Alto Sax Sectional, 2:45-4pm

Saturday, February 22

  • MEPA Competition - MHS Winter Guards #1 and #2 (see below for details)

 

First Winter Guard Competition - THIS SATURDAY!

 

The MHS Guards 1 & 2 will both be performing in their first Winter Guard competition of the season on Saturday, February 22 at Bellbrook HS in Dayton.  Both groups have been working very hard on their programs and are excited to debut their 2020 shows!  Please come out and support our Mason Winter Guards. See below for more information:

 

Mason HS A (Guard 2) - Tentative Performance Time 6:14pm

Mason HS (Guard 1) - Tentative Performance Time 6:22pm

 

Bellbrook High School

3737 Upper Bellbrook Rd

Bellbrook, OH 45305

 

Admission

Adults - $10

Seniors - $8

Students - $7

Ages 6&under - FREE

Parking is FREE

 

There is a chance performance times may change so please see link below for more information and latest schedule:

https://www.mepa-circuit.org/events/24669



After Prom Committee

We are looking for a couple of people who may be interested in helping to plan and run the band boosters After Prom Area.  Prom is Saturday, April 25, 2020. The Band Boosters will be decorating and hosting the “Cafe” area of After Prom in the MHS Large Commons and our theme is 80’s Music!  Please send an email to Shannon Wielinga at secretary@masonbandboosters.com if you are interested in helping out with this fun event!  



Marching Band

Marching Band planning for 2020 is in full swing! The directors had their first design meeting of the season and are excited as next year’s show concept is coming to life. Work is continuing on the schedule as well as operational and logistic items, which will be ready for release at the beginning of March. Current sign up timeline below:

 

Commitment Form & Financial Agreement (Google form): Release on March 1

Detailed Schedule: Release on March 1

Commitment Form & Financial Agreement (Google form): DUE on MARCH 13

Commitment Fee: $125 DUE on MARCH 13

 

Please note:  Color Guard commitment form and financial agreement will be communicated separately at a later date as it is contingent upon an audition process that will occur in mid to late-April, 2020.

 

General Summer Marching Band dates:

Mini Camp = June 1 - June 6

Guard Camp = June 15 - June 19

Percussion Camp = June 15 - June 19

Leadership Retreat = July 13

PreCamp Rehearsals = July 14 - July 16

Band Camp Week 1 = July 20 - July 25

Band Camp Week 2 = July 27 - August 1

Post Camp Rehearsals = August 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11

 

Color Guard Flags and Costumes For Sale

Please see the attached link for a listing of Color Guard Flags and Costumes for Sale.  Various flags and uniforms from many years of shows are available for purchase! What a great keepsake from your favorite shows over the years! Any questions, please email:  colorguard@masonbandboosters.com.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1sguv3ShF1YD1O6zK3IeEifxR961b5KABTwfvEV_sMQ4/edit#gid=0

 

Props for Sale

Please share the link with your social network friends and others that may be interested in purchasing. They can be used or adapted for marching band, theatre, etc.

https://www.masonbands.com/boosters/props-for-sale/props-for-sale/