Showing posts from June, 2007

Order Your Shirts!!!!!!!

If you need to order an official band shirt and have not done so, this is your last chance.  See the form HERE, then contact Mrs. Garwood at to arrange payment.  If you don't order one, you won't have one come Fair Parade time.  Please take care of this ASAP, as I know there are at least 6-10 that have not ordered shirts.

Quote for Today: "Different Drummer"

"If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away."-- Henry David Thoreau

Congratulations, Golf Champions!

Congratulations to Zach Koehn, Eli Morris, Justin Noland, and David Lambert for winning the third annual Fairbanks Music Boosters golf outing.  The team scored -15 at the Buck Ridge Golf Course on June 12.  It was a beautiful day and a good time was had by all!  Thanks to all the music boosters for great event, and thanks to all the participants and sponsors for supporting our fine Fairbanks musicians.

Great News! FMB @ OSU is Confirmed!

FMB members, parents, and alumni: I received this email today!

On behalf of The Ohio State University and the OSU Marching
Band, we would like to welcome you to participate in the 2007 Buckeye
Invitational on October 6th in Ohio Stadium. It will begin at 9:00 am
and will conclude with a performance by The Ohio State University Marching
Band at 5:00 pm. Our festival promises to be bigger and better than ever, with
about 30 bands in participation!

We look forward to meeting each and every one of you, and to hosting your fine bands.

Dr. Jon Woods
Director, OSU Marching and Athletic Bands

Jon Waters
Assistant Director, OSU Marching and Athletic Bands

End Of School Present: Old Pictures

Blast from the past: FHSCB c.1978
Originally uploaded by fhsbando. So I have a big box of pictures in my room and I decided it was time to share them with the world and archive them here. I have posted pictures of the Fairbanks Marching Band from as far back as 1968, and the Fairbanks High School Concert Band as early as 1978. Please visit the set, feel free to comment if you are in the pic, or let me know if you recognize anyone else. There are some current band parents in this picture here. Can you find them?

Last Day Of Classes

Take your instrument home.FMB members take your music home.Turn in your FMB uniform.Turn in your FHSCB shirt (guys).Turn in candy bar money/camp payments.Give me anything that you have the belongs to me (CD's, books, ets.)Read the blog/webpage at least weekly.Have fun, play, enjoy your vacation.FMB rookies/squad leaders - see you July 16All FMB - see you July 17!

It Was FORTY Years Ago Today

I simply cannot believe it is the fortieth anniversary of The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. I was not alive when it was released on June 1, 1967, but I was around when it celebrated its twentieth anniversary.

Here's an article that give a nice perspective on the importance of Sgt. Pepper at

Have a great weekend!

Jackie Renn Says "See Me In Aladdin!" This Weekend

Dublin Dance Centre “Big Show”
Palace Theatre, Columbus, Ohio

Saturday, June 9 Show A, 11:00 a.m. Show B, 3:00 p.m. Show C, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 10 Show D, 11:00 a.m. Show E, 3:00 p.m. Show F, 7:30 p.m.

Jackie has a solo dance and is the character “Iago” in Show E, Sunday at 3 p.m. with lots of character lines throughout the show. J She performs in at least 3 dances in each of the other shows, but does not have a solo or character part in them.

The price of admission entitles you to see all 6 shows if you want! Just get your hand stamped before exiting.

General admission tickets are available for $15 ($13 for children ages 3-12 and free for ages 0-2 on their parent’s laps) at the Palace the day of the show or this weekend during rehearsals. Tickets may also be purchased at the studio in Dublin. Some reserved seats are also available at the studio for $20. Call 761-2882 for hours and details.

The Dublin Dance Centre website is dublind…