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FHSCB: Directions to Groveport Madison HS

FHSCB Contest Info - March 11

I just received our schedule for District 15 contest on Friday, March 11, and wanted to share the tentative itinerary with you. We will once again be performing at Groveport Madison High School More details will be available next week.

5:30 Load buses/trailer
6:00 Depart
7:00 Arrive grove port Madison High School
7:40 Warm up
8:20 Perform on stage
8:55 Sight reading
9:30 Depart for home
10:30 Arrive at FHS

Conferences February 24

I will be available for walk-in conferences on Thursday, February 24 at the following times:

3:20-3:45
4:15-5:00
5:30-7:00

Come see me in the band room if you wish to discuss your band, choir, or general music student's progress.

FMB 2011 Show Idea. Members: Tell Me What You Think

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I have stumbled across a show that may totally fit our needs and fulfill my wish to have a happy and upbeat show that is not too cheesy.  The show is based on Disney's "Fantasmic" live show that is presented each night at Disney World's Hollywood Studios and Disneyland theme park.  It uses elements of the original Fantasmic score, as well as Mussourgsky's Night On Bald Mountain and The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Paul Dukas.  The middle movement is a medley of Beauty and the Beast and Part of Your World from The Little Mermaid.

It is my front-runner right now.  Please feel free to comment, FMB members.  Please remember I do not post anonymous comments, so if you don't have a Google account that you comment with, be sure to leave your first name after your comments.

Fantasmic Part I
Fantasmic Part II
Fantasmic Part III

Upcoming Important Dates - March 8 and March 11

Mid-Year Concert March 8
The music department will present its annual Mid-Year concert on Tuesday, March 8, at 7 PM in the FHS gym.  Performing groups will include the JH concert band, HS choir, and HS concert band.  Attendance is required for all performers.  More details will be available as the date draws nearer.

FHSCB @ OMEA District Contest March 11
The FHSCB will travel to Groveport Madison High School on Friday, March 11 to perform at OMEA district concert band adjudication.  Specific times are TBA.  Students will be bused to the site and will perform on the stage and in the sight reading room.  Attendance is required for all FHSCB members.  Everyone is to ride the bus to the event.  More details will be available as soon as our performance time is announced.  This event is free and open to the public, so family and friends are encouraged to come hear the FHSCB on stage.

Can Collection Saturday 2/19

Hello All....

Just wanted to let you know that I will be doing a can collection on February 19th from 9-11 at the FHS student parking lot.

Karla Long