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Pep Band Update!

Our only two after-school rehearsals are next week after Thanksgiving break. They will take place from 3-5pm in the band room.  Attendance is required for all pep band members unless excused in advance.  Please have your ride ready to pick you up at 5pm.  What you should be looking at between now and then: 
1. The Victors B. Gladiator 2. Star Spangled Banner 3. William Tell 4. Let's Go Red/Eat 'em Up 5. Hey! 6. Alma Mater 7. Bah Do Dah 9. Land of 1000 dances 10. Louie, Louie 11. Tequila 12. On Broadway 21. Margaritaville 24. Crazy Train 25. I Knew You Were Trouble 26. Thriller 37. Seven Nation Army 45. Eye Of The Tiger
ALSO: Due to myriad schedule conflicts with students involved in many activities, we will NOT be playing the home game on Tuesday, December 3.  I have added another game on Saturday, February 1 to our schedule to give us another opportunity to perform. Please adjust your calendars. The official music department web calendar has been updated to reflect the chang…

2013 Holiday Concert is Dec. 17

Fairbanks Local Schools
Department of Music
Present the 2013
Holiday Concert
Tuesday, December 17, 7:00 P.M.

Performing Groups Include:
JH Concert Band
Fairbanks Youth Choir
HS Concert Choir
HS Concert Band

*Attendance is required for performers

Proper attire is expected for performers:

Grades 6-8: Dress nicely. No jeans or tennis shoes permitted.  Gentlemen are to wear a tie.  Ladies who choose to wear a skirt should make sure it covers the knees when seated.

High School: Performers are to wear concert black.  Ladies may wear a dress, skirt and blouse, or nice pants outfit and black shoes.  Outfits are to be all black with no colored accents/collars, etc.  Accessories are to be small and gold/silver/pearl.  Gentlemen are to wear black dress shoes, black dress pants, and a long-sleeved, collared, black dress shirt.

This concert is free and open to the public, so spread the word to your family, friends, and neighbors.

REPOST: Concert Dates 2013-2014

Here are all of the 2013-14 concert performance dates for grades 5-12 in the music department.

Tuesday, December 17, 7pm - Holiday Concert (Youth choir, HS choir, JH band, HS band)

Tuesday, March 11, 7pm - Mid-Year Concert - (6th band, HS choir, JH band, HS band)

Friday, March 14, time TBA - OMEA Large Group Contest (FHSCB only)

Monday, May 12, 7pm - Spring Concert - (All performing groups)

Friday, May 23, 7pm - FHSCB@Vets (FHSCB only)

Saturday, May 31, 10am - FHS Graduation (FHSCB only)

Pep Band 2013-14 Info

The 2013-2014 Fairbanks Basketball Pep Band After-School Rehearsals: Monday, December 2, 3:00 – 5:00 Wednesday, December 4, 3:00 - 5:00 Attendance is REQUIRED.
Performances Date - Game - Rehearsal Begins Tuesday, Dec 3 - Boys BB - 5:45 Friday, Dec. 6 - Girls BB - 6:00 Saturday, December 14 - Boys BB - 6:00 Thursday, Jan 2 - Boys BB - 6:00 (with alumni band) Saturday, January 18- Girls BB - 6:00 Friday, January 24 - Boys BB - 6:00 Friday, February 7 - Boys BB - 6:00 Friday, February 14 - Boys BB (Senior Night) - 6:00 All band members in grades 7-12 are eligible to participate in Basketball Pep Band.  Attendance is expected at all rehearsals and performances.There are only two after-school rehearsals.  Other rehearsals are right before our performances.  We will play the 4th quarter of the JV game, in-between games, and during the varsity game.  Band members have the third quarter of the varsity game off.  Games end approximately 9pm, except weeknight games where we stop playing after halftime. Members…