Thursday, February 5th 2015 Agenda Booster Mission Budget Recap NTCA Percussion Contest March for Water 5K All Region Recap Spring Trip 2015-2016 Band Leadership, Hype Day, Registration/Auditions Fundraising Upcoming Dates Booster Mission The Band Booster Club is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to help promote a better band, school and community spirit by volunteering our time and skills as well as provide financial support to full-fill the goals and objectives set forth by the Band Directors. Without all these components our student experience is negatively impacted. Budget Recap – Income Budget Recap – Expenses NTCA Percussion Contest February 28th Thank you to all who volunteered at our first contest! We will again need EVERYONE’S help for this one Ask your friends and relatives to help too SUG will go out soon Come to support the Drumline and see them perform! March for Water 5K Sat, March 21st, - 8am Combined fundraiser between Band and PALS Band, Drumline & Color Guard will perform on this date (please mark on family calendars) Presenting Sponsor: www.marchforwater5k.com Great way for the whole family to come support the Band and a great cause All information found on the website All-Region Student Recap 6- 9th Grade Band Members 16- HS Band Members 2- Area Qualifiers Jisu Jung- Flute Sam Miyashita- Trumpet 1- All Stater Congratulations to Jisu Jung, for finishing 1st amongst all flutes at Area! She will travel next week on an all-expenses paid trip to San Antonio to perform with the Texas All-State Band! Spring Trip – Branson, MO Thu, April 30th - Sun, May 3rd We currently have 129 students attending the Spring Trip to Branson We take 1 chaperone for every 10 students Our Wind Symphony and combined Symphonic/Concert Band will perform at a competition in Branson Bands will compete with their UIL Concert programs Final Trip Payment is due Friday, February 27th We will have to cancel spring trip registrations if not paid in full. Please visit with Susan Justitz, Band Treasurer if you have questions about your trip account Next Year Here’s what’s going on… We have assembled a new design team for Next Year’s show! Drew Shanefield – Music Arranger ○ The Cavaliers, Coppell HS, BOA Judge Andy Toth – Visual Designer ○ The Cavaliers, Carmel HS, Pride of Cincinnati GCISD Band Orientation aka “Hype” Day Saturday, April 18th 9am-4pm Morning Session: 9am-12:00pm (8th Grade) Afternoon Session: 1pm-4pm (8th + Returning) Colleyville MS Stadium & Gym Intro to marching fundamentals for all GCISD Band students, regardless of HS attending Will include a fun Social event! 2015-2016 Marching Band Registration & Auditions Saturday, April 25th CHHS Band Hall Morning Rehearsal: 8am-10am Auditions & Registration: 10:30am-4pm (by instrument) First payment of $100 Due Will be able to order uniform items and spirit wear for next season Leadership Training Leadership positions selection process will consist of the following: Application, notebook ○ 2 weekends to complete from Fri, Feb 6 th ○ Due Wed, Feb 18th Leadership Training ○ Begins Mon, Feb 23rd ○ Morning mornings through Mon, Mar 23rd Interview/audition for specific positions ○ Drum Majors – Week of March 30th ○ Captains – Week of April 6th ○ Student Instructors – Week of April 13th We work to create a pool of candidates and provide them training and opportunity to develop leadership traits. Not all students are selected, but they all receive training and feedback over several weeks. Open to any student in good academic standing, with no loss of eligibility during the school year. Next Year’s Fees Goal: Your fee goes further $100 - April 25th (75% refund after this time for those who drop) $150 - May 25th (75%) $150 - June 25th (50%) $150 -July 25th (25%) $100 - August 25th (0%) Total: $650 Sibling Discount 50% for the 2nd student 25% for the 3rd and beyond Fundraising Update Pampered Chef Fundraiser begins tonight! (February 5th – 19th) Main Street Days - May 15th – 17th Watch email for signup links! Upcoming Dates NTCA Percussion Contest: Sat, February 28th Hosted by CHHS Band Next Parent Meeting: March 19th March For Water 5K: Sat, March 21st Hosted by CHHS Band and PALS Pre-UIL Concert: Thurs, April 2nd UIL Concert and Sight Reading: April 16th and 17th Marching Band Orientation: Sat, April 18th Marching Band Training: Wed-Fri, April 22nd – 24th Marching Band Auditions & Registration Day: Sat, April 25th Main Street Days: Fri-Sun, May 15th – 17th Spring Concert: Thurs, May 28th Band Banquet: Sat, May 30th Summer Band Camp Begins: Wed, July 29th Continues Monday-Friday until First Day of School Please check the band calendar often!