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FHSCB: Graduation May 26

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We will say "congratulations" and "farewell" to the class of 2018 on Saturday, May 26, at the 55th annual FHS commencement exercises.  The FHSCB is an integral part of the ceremony and attendance is required for all members. Here's the details:
8:30 - Set up.  Anyone interested in helping out would be greatly appreciated.  NHS or NJHS service credit is an option. 9:30 - Warm up at Kyre Field.  In the event of rain, the event will be held in the FHS gym.  BE ON TIME. 10:00 - Pomp and Circumstance 10:05 - The FHSCB is featured.  Seniors will come to the band area to perform. 10:30 - Recessional.  Band members are dismissed immediately after. 10:35 - Tear down.  Anyone able to help put everything away will be greatly appreciated.
Attire for the day is slightly different than our regular concert black:
Gentlemen: Look nice.  No jeans or tennis shoes.  Please wear a tie. Ladies: Look nice.  No jeans or tennis shoes.  Skirts are to cover the knees. You may also wear …

FHSCB@Vets - May 18 7pm

FHSCB@Vets 2018 Friday, May 18 - 7pm Union County Veteran's Auditorium, Marysville
*This event will be presented at Veteran's Auditorium, 233 W. 6th St., Marysville, Ohio. *Band members need to be in their seats by 6:15 for warm up and tuning. *Dress is regular concert black.
*Attendance is required for band members. *Put your cases backstage and bring only your instrument and music onto the stage. *The best advertising for this event is by WORD OF MOUTH.  Tell everyone you know! *Tickets are available at the door.  Adults are $7, students/seniors $5.  Children under 5 are free.

*The concert will last approximately one hour and will include a 10 minute intermission.

Spring Concert 2018 - Performer Info

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FMB: Memorial Day May 28.

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Once again the FMB has the honor of playing for both of our community Memorial Day observances. Please see report times below. Dress is Summer uniform. Repertoire is Victors, SSB, and America the Beautiful. Attendance is required for all FMB 2017 members

Trumpet players see me if you are interested in playing taps at the Unionville Center cemetery.

9:15am - warm up 9:40 - Parade begins 10:00 - memorial service begins 10:45 - play at Unionville cemeteries 11:00 - load bus/trailer 11:15 - depart for Milford 11:20 - arrive Milford Center 11:30 - warm up/line up (at the fire station) 12:00 - parade #2 begins 12:15 - play at Milford cemetery 12:30 - band members are dismissed.
Bus service between Unionville Center and Milford Center will be provided, or students can ride with parents.

Immediately after the Milford parade, band members and their families are invited to dine at the VFW at a delicious buffet lunch, provided at no cost as a thank you for your sacrifice of time on this Holiday…

5th Grade Band Schedule Update

As we prepare for year's end, the 5th grade band schedule get interesting to say the least. Here's the rundown:

Week of April 16:
Monday 4/16 - Flutes
Tuesday 4/17 - Reeds
Wednesday 4/18 - Brasses
Thursday 4/19 - FES testing - NO BAND
Friday 4/20 - FES testing - NO BAND

Week of April 23:
Monday 4/23 - Woodwinds
Tuesday 4/24 - Brasses
Wednesday 4/25 - Percussion
Thursday 4/26 - FULL BAND
Friday 4/27 - No Band (With Mrs. Cooper)

Week of April 30:
Monday 4/30 - No Band (With Mrs. Cooper)
Tuesday 5/1 - No Band (With Mrs. Cooper)
Wednesday 5/2 - No Band (With Mrs. Cooper)
Thursday 5/3 - FULL BAND
Friday 5/4 - FULL BAND

Week of May 7:
Monday 5/7 - FULL BAND
Tuesday 5/8 - FULL BAND (Concert 7pm)
Wednesday 5/9 - NO BAND
Thursday 5/10 - NO BAND
Friday 5/11 - NO BAND

Week of May 14:
Monday 5/14 - Woodwinds
Tuesday 5/15 - Brasses
Wednesday 5/16 - Percussion
Thursday 5/17 - NO BAND
Friday 5/18 - NO BAND

Week of May 21:
Monday 5/21 - PIZZA PARTY (LAST DAY OF BAND)

FMB and Band Parent Apparel Sale

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The Fairbanks Music Boosters are holding their first apparel sale in many years. Click on the link to see the brochure, then follow the second link to place your order. 
All orders must be placed by midnight, April 23. 
SEE THE BROCHURE
ORDER HERE

5th Grade Band Concert Listening

5th Band members can listen and play along with these to prepare for the Spring concert. They are accessible from any device including laptops, tablets, and phones.

Free Jacques

Old MacDonald Had A Band

Ode To Joy

Hard Rock Blues