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FHSCB/Choir Trip To Cleveland 4/28

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Fairbanks Music Department's 2012 Trip To:
Itinerary 6:00 amLoad bus at FHS 6:30 amDepart FHS 8:00 amRest stop/food break 9:45 amArrive Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum 10 amTour the Rock Hall and Museum 12NoonWalk to Progressive Field (20 mins) 1:05 pmIndians vs. Angels at Progressive Field 4:00 pmWalk to Hard Rock Cafe (10 mins) 4:30 pmDinner at Hard Rock Cafe 5:30 pmShop at Tower City Center/explore downtown 6:30 pmLoad bus. Depart for home. 8:00 pmRest stop/food break 10 pmReturn to FHS *The date of the trip is April 28, 2012.  We’ll leave at 6:30 AM and return by 10PM.  All high school band and choir member are eligible to go. *The cost of the trip is $100. The check/money order deposit will only be $50 and is is due by February 21.   Students and chaperones must have a total of $100 in their account by April 1.  You may pay the entire amount at any time.  All payments need to be made in the form of a check or money order.  No cash can be accepted.  Please put payments in the booster ma…

Chicago is Dead...

The Chicago trip is dead in the water.  The cost was too prohibitive for most, and we only had 14 students and two chaperones express interest.  We needed at least 30 people to make it feasible.

I am working on an alternative trip for Saturday, April 28, to Cleveland to see the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, attend an Indians game, and eat dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe.  Details will be available next week.  The cost will be $100 or less.

Arrangements for Riley's Mom.

Below are the arrangements for Candace Rucker, (Riley and Tuesday’s mother).

Visitation: 5-8 PM, Thursday, January 26, 2012, Shiloh Mennonite Church, 7521 Woods West Avenue, London, Ohio 43140.

Services: 10 AM Friday, January 27, 2012, Shiloh Mennonite Church, 7521 Woods West Avenue, London, Ohio 43140.



Chicago Trip 2012 - Information

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JHCB & FHSCB Listening Links

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Band students 7-12 can listen to our current repertoire by clicking on the following links.  Thye will take you to Stanton's Sheet Music where you can click the "listen" button on each page.  These links are invaluable to learning your part in each composition thouroughly.

JHCB:
Circus Scenes
Portait of a Clown
Zooveniers

FHSCB:
Peace Jubilee
Beyond the Clouds
Summer Resounding

FMB Handbook

Introduction This handbook is published to eliminate the possibility of student and parent misunderstanding by providing a source for marching band policy.  It is hoped that all band members and parents take the time to read and understand their responsibilities for the smooth operation of the Fairbanks Band program.  Please keep this handbook for future reference. Statement of Purpose The Fairbanks Marching Band has several important purposes and goals: To provide a quality education in the musical arts; To improve students self-confidence, self-discipline, and work ethic; To provide leadership opportunities and to foster an atmosphere conducive to music and learning; To prepare students to become better persons, musicians, and citizens by fostering responsibility, personal excellence, and teamwork; To encourage artistic expression and to provide a forum for students to perform music to parents, students, teachers, and members of the community; To provide a pleasant and helpful social experi…