Fairbanks Marching, Concert, and Pep Bands - Milford Center, Ohio
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Bands: Listening for Spring Concert
Much can be learned by listening to your music before we rehearse. Not only can you become familiar with difficult rhythms, keys, and tempo changes, but you can also hear how the professionals deal with balance, blend, intonation, and phrase shaping. All of these are streaming media and can be accessed by any computer, including many smartphones and the iPad. There's not reason (or excuse) to not have a listen before we dig into these great pieces next week!
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
Here's all the news before we begin the 2017 season:
1. Please study the calendar of events. All rehearsals and performances are required unless excused in advance in case of wedding, funeral, military duty, or as soon as possible in case of personal illness. Babysitting, no ride, sibling commitment, or parent commitment are not excused absences. Please arrange your schedule so you can make it to all events. Members participating in other school sponsored activities will need to get me your practice/game schedule as soon as it is available so modifications can be made. You can always see the calendar online.
2. I will once again be paying for summer uniform polos for rookie band members. Work on filling out your summer uniform with a pair of all-black athletic shorts, white socks, and white-ish tennis shoes. Please do not buy a new pair of shoes if you have anything that is not completely black. I am very reasonable about summer uniform shoes. I will get…