Showing posts from February, 2016

Mid-Year Concert March 7

Fairbanks Music Department’s Annual Mid-Year Concert 2016Monday, March 7, 2016, 7:00 P.M.
Order of performance: Youth Choir
Junior High Concert Band High School Choir High School Concert Band
Information for Performers:
JH Concert Band: You need to be seated with your family with your instruments and folder ready to watch the youth choir at 7PM.  Immediately after the youth choir's program, go promptly to your performance seats on the gym floor. We will warm up and then play a chorale and then perform our program.  After we are done, we’ll file out and then you will sit in with your family.  If you share instruments with a HS band member, they will be waiting for you in the corner to take your instrument.  Do NOT go back to the band room.
HS concert band: Be seated with your family with your instrument/music when the concert begins at 7:00.  After the HS Choir, take your seat on the gym floor and we will warm there.  If you are sharing with a JH bando, they will hand you your instrument in t…

OHC Band Parents: Directions

Rehearsals and performance will be held in the Dixon Ministry Center on the campus of Cedarville University.  Map below:

OHC Honor Band - Updated Schedule

Here's the updated schedule for OHC Honor Band members:

BAND 8:00 - 8:30 Check-in, turn in food money, get food tickets, gather in Recital Hall.
8:30 - 8:45 Admissions presentation 8:45 - 9:45 Full Band rehearsal (Band Room) 9:45 - 10:00 Break/Transition to next location 10:00 - 10:30 Sectional rehearsals             Band Room – Percussion (Fannin)             Percussion Room 127 – Altos and French Horns (Perkins & Siweck)             Room 101 – Low Brass/Low WW (Sharritts)             Room 102 – Trumpets (Oyer)             Room 103 – Flutes, Oboes (Keller)             Room 126 – Bb Clarinets (Busch) 10:30 - 10:40 Break/Transition to next location 10:40 - 11:30 Full Band rehearsal (Band Room) 11:30 - 12:30 Lunch (Stevens Student Center) 12:45 - 1:30 Sectional rehearsals             Band Room – Percussion (Fannin)             Percussion Room 127 – Alto Saxophones & French Horns (Perkins & Siweck)             Room 126 – Trumpets (Oyer)             Room 102 – Low Brass/Low WW (Sharritts)     …

Pep Band - CBJ Update

The following students still need to pay for their blue jackets ticket. Please do this as soon as possible.

Ethan C.
Kalor G.
Evan L.
Sophia L.
Tori R.
Samantha R.
Zach V.
Hope W.
Courtney W.
Kate W.
Tristan W.
Molly W.

Ohio Heritage Conference - Arts Festival - Feb. 25

14 members of the FHSCB will be traveling with choir and art students to Cedarville University on Thursday, February 25 to rehearse and perform with the OHC honor band.  Students will work with a guest conductor during the day then perform a concert at 7pm that evening.

6:30am  Band Room is open
6:45  Depart for Cedarville
7:45  Arrive Cedarville, register
8:30  Rehearsals
11:30 Lunch
12:30 Rehearsals
5:00  Dinner
6:30  Warm for concert
7:00  Concert
8:30  Concert is over*
10pm Arrive at FHS*
*-times are approximate

Dinner is provided at the university dining hall. You must either pack a lunch or bring $7 for the dining hall for the mid-day meal. Having some snacks on hand might help you get through the day as well.

Make sure you have your music as well as any and all instruments and supplies.

Concert dress is our regular concert attire. You will have time and a place to change. Dress during the day is school casual.

The concert is open to the public. Parents, family, and …

Fairbanks Pep Band Plays Nationwide!

The Fairbanks Pep Band will again be performing at Nationwide arena this year before a Columbus Blue Jackets game. Fairbanks Day at CBJ is on Sunday, March 13. The band will play from 2-2:30pm while the crowd comes into Nationwide Arena. Band members will stay for the 3pm game, and the public is invited to join us!
Discount tickets are available for family, friends, and the Fairbanks community.  Tickets are $39 each and a portion of your ticket cost benefits the Fairbanks Music Boosters.
Tickets must be ordered by March 9.  Click the link below to order your tickets now!

OHC Honor Band Listening

Upcoming Performance Dates

It's a busy few weeks coming up in about a month. Here's all the important dates for band members:
Ohio Heritage Conference Arts Festival Honor Band Thursday, February 25 Depart 7am. Concert 7pm. Return 9pm. *nominated FHSCB students only
Mid Year Concert Monday, March 7, 7pm JHCB, FHSCB, Choirs
FHSCB at OMEA Contest Friday, March 11, time TBA Thomas Worthington HS HS band only
Pep Band at CBJ Sunday, March 13 Depart 12:30 Perform 2:00 Return 6:30

JHCB/FHSCB Listening for Mid Year 2016 (updated)