Band Notes, February 9, 2020
Please see the Mason Bands website calendar for event details.
Monday, February 10
- Jazz I, 2:45-3:45pm
- Toronto Chaperone Meeting, 7:00pm
Tuesday, February 11
- Jazz I, 2:45-3:30pm Culture Team Performance
- Concert Green & Silver Recital, 7:00-8:00pm
Wednesday, February 12
- Concert Winds Rehearsal, 2:45-4:45pm
- Symphonic Band Full Rehearsal, 2:45-4:45pm
Thursday, February 13
- WS/SB Toronto Performance Tour, Arrive at MHS 5:30AM
Friday, February 14-Sunday, February 16
- WS/SB Toronto Performance Tour, Return to MHS Approx. 10pm on Sun 2/16
Monday, February 17
- President’s Day - NO SCHOOL
Wind Symphony/Symphonic Band Toronto Trip
Toronto 2020 Transportation Waiver
Please complete the on-line Transportation Waiver if your student will not be riding the charter buses to and from Toronto. This must be completed by TODAY (Sunday, 2/9/2020) .
Please ensure your student knows your Canadian Data/Text/Cell plan . Your existing plan may include coverage in Canada; many do not. If your plan does not include Canada, you could accrue significant charges for text, data and calls without upfront planning. Our hotel has free wifi.
Emergency Medication Updates
Please remember Toronto is a healthy student trip. At this point all medication intake events have passed. If you have a new medication due to a new issue, you will need to set up a time to meet to turn in medication and DMS prior Thursday.
Questions about Toronto Travel: Mindy Pattonfirstname.lastname@example.org
Questions about Medication: Lisa Oldham- email@example.com
Toronto Packing List
- Concert Attire
- Men: tux, black dress shoes, shirt, tie, black socks
- Women: dress, black dress shoes, pearls),
- 2 business casual outfits (wear one of them to travel Thursday for the Fredonia clinic)
- 3 warm casual outfits
- Closed toe shoe/boots
- Warm coat/gloves
- Refillable water bottle
- Snacks for bus/room
- Spending $
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.