Classroom Bands – Multiple playing tests this week for Concert Band and Symphonic Band.
Upcoming Playing Tests:
Wind Ensemble – 9/30: Concert F and C Scales, Quarter Note = 100, District Requirements for Octaves.
Symphonic Band – 9/26: Woodwinds/Perc., Fundamentals #3; Brass, m. 76-End of Wassail.
9/30: Concert F and C scales.
Concert Band – 9/26: Bombasto, m. 55-71
9/30: Concert F scale, one octave req., optional second octave.
Music Theory HW Assignment for 9/27 – Key Signature worksheet from Class – Omit all exercises with “tonic, supertonic, mediant, etc.”.
Percussion Ensemble HW for 9/27 – Note Identification Worksheet from Class.
Marching Band: Rehearsals Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, AND FRIDAY; 2:30pm-5:00pm
Saturday, October 1, 2016: Oakton Classic
12:30pm – Report to Forest Park HS Stadium for rehearsal – ON THE FIELD, ON TIME!
1:45pm – Change into uniforms
2:30pm – Inspections/Load Buses
2:45pm – Depart for Oakton High School, 2900 Sutton Rd, Vienna, VA 22181
3:45pm – Arrive at Oakton HS, unload trailer
4:25pm – Scheduled Warm-Up time
5:10pm – Performance
5:20pm – Return to buses – get water, load equipment
5:45pm – Return to stadium – Dinner at concessions
9:00pm – CNU Marching Captains Performance
9:30pm – Awards
10:15pm – Depart Oakton HS
11:00pm – Arrive at FPHS, unload equipment, return uniforms
11:30pm – GO HOME! All parents need to be at FPHS to pick up their children.
Please keep in touch with your child throughout the evening. The schedule above is dependant on all bands and performances being on schedule.
What to Bring
- Whites for uniform
- Water/snack for before and after rehearsal