Hello Band Moms!
There will be concert uniform fittings as follows:
Tuesday, 10/4 11am – 2pm
Wednesday, 10/5 11am – 2pm
Please contact Miyuki Dembinski (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you can help.
WLCSD Adult Music Ensemble Forming- an informal and fun adult group being organized to practice (and maybe perform) music together. The group is open to parents and graduates from all three high schools within our school district. If you are/were a brass, woodwind, percussion, string player or vocalist, all you have to do is dust off your instrument and come join us! Please email your name, instrument and best times to meet for practice email@example.com. Our next practice is scheduled for October 10th at 7:30pm. Location TBD. Please refer to wlnmb.org and go to the calendar to see location to be posted soon.
Friday Homecoming Game (Sept. 23)
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Marching Band Rehearsal
5:00 pm – Dinner (provided by boosters)
6:45 pm – Pre-Game Performance
7:00 pm – Kick-off!
9:15 pm — Win Game, Clean Band Room, Go Home
Birmingham Groves Invitational ITINERARY
Saturday, October 1, 2016
Birmingham Groves High School
20500 West Thirteen Mile Road
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
4:00 pm – Percussion arrive at WLW. Load trailers.
4:20 pm – Arrive at WLW. Get in uniform. Board bus.
4:40 pm – Depart WLW for Groves HS
5:05 pm – Arrive Groves HS
6:10 pm – Warm-Up
6:40 pm – PERFORM
7:00 pm – Watch Groves High School
7:20 pm – Clean homeroom, Load Equipment, Board Bus
8:00 pm – Depart Groves
8:40 pm – Arrive WLW, put equipment & uniforms away, go home.
– Remember all parts of the uniform: BLACK socks, BLACK marching shoes, BLACK Band shirt, NO jewelry.
– As you see other bands in and around the school, be courteous and friendly.
– I STRONGLY SUGGEST you pack some snacks, and/or dinner to take with you on the bus.
– Concessions will be available for sale to spectators.
2016 MSBOA Marching Band Festival ITINERARY
Thursday, October 13
Royal Oak High School
1500 Lexington Blvd.
Royal Oak, Michigan 48073
2:30 pm – Percussion/Drum Majors load equipment
3:15 pm – Arrive at WLW to change and pack
3:45 pm – Load bus & Trailers
4:00 pm – Depart for Royal Oak High School via school bus
5:00 pm – Arrive and unload equipment
5:35 pm – Move to warm-up area
5:40 pm – Warm-Up in Area
6:10 pm – Report to staging area
6:15 pm – PERFORMANCE
6:30 pm – Pictures
7:00 pm – Report to grandstands to watch Waterford Kettering
All percussion and tubas take instruments to trailer.
7:20 pm – Report to coatroom to pack, gather belongings, clean room, etc.
7:40 pm – Load bus for departure
7:45 pm – Depart for WLW
8:30 pm – Approximate time of arrival at WLW
Unload trailer/buses; put equipment away
NOTICE: In preparation for Festival, we have rehearsal Monday, October 10 AND Tuesday, October 11.
Due to the holiday, we DO NOT have rehearsal on Wed., October 12.
Rehearsal will end at 8:30pm both days.
· Remember all parts of the uniform: BLACK socks, BLACK marching shoes, BLACK Band shirt, NO jewelry.
· As you see other bands in and around the school, be courteous and friendly.
· I STRONGLY SUGGEST you pack some snacks, and/or dinner to take with you on the bus.
· Concessions will be available for sale to spectators.
Suzi Pasquinzo is pleased to announce that Christine Miller will be taking over marching band home game dinners next year. Thank you!
Parents and Students:
1.) We need volunteers (parents, siblings, grads, friends) to assist with pit equipment and podiums for the first home game and band preview next weekend.
2.) We need a parent to drive one of the trailers to Walled Lake Central (and back) for Band Preview on September 10th.
Please contact Michael Nachman firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schedule for next weekend:
Friday Home Game (Sept. 9)
2:45pm-5:00pm – Marching Band Rehearsal
5:00pm – Dinner (provided by boosters)
6:45pm – Pre-Game Performance
7:00pm – Kick-off!
9:15pm – Load Trailers for WLC Preview Show
WLC Preview Show
5:00pm – Meet at WLC (no buses)
5:30pm – Warm-up
6:00pm – On-Field “America the Beautiful” Rehearsal
7:00pm – Staging Area
7:15pm – Performance
7:30pm – Watch WLN & WLC Performances
8:15pm – “America the Beautiful” Performance
8:30pm – Load Trailers & Return Equipment to WLW
Battle at the Big House
To clarify, the tentative schedule that Mr. Dudzinski distributed last spring in the marching band registration packet stated that the Battle at the Big House game was Friday, August 26th. The game was changed to this Thursday, the 25th, last June. Announcements were made at that time.
When in doubt, please always check Mr. Dudzinski’s calendar (see link below or click on Mr. D’s Calendar to the right of this screen):