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FHSCB: Graduation May 25

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We will say "congratulations" and "farewell" to the class of 2019 on Saturday, May 25, at the 56th annual FHS commencement exercises.  The FHSCB is an integral part of the ceremony and attendance is required for all members. Here's the details:
8:30 - Set up.  Anyone interested in helping out would be greatly appreciated.  NHS or NJHS service credit is an option. 9:30 - Warm up at Kyre Field.  In the event of rain, the event will be held in the FHS gym.  BE ON TIME. 10:00 - Pomp and Circumstance 10:05 - The FHSCB is featured.  Seniors will come to the band area to perform. 10:30 - Recessional.  Band members are dismissed immediately after. 10:35 - Tear down.  Anyone able to help put everything away will be greatly appreciated.
Attire for the day is slightly different than our regular concert black:
Gentlemen: Look nice.  No jeans or tennis shoes.  Please wear a tie. Ladies: Look nice.  No jeans or tennis shoes.  Skirts are to cover the knees. You may also wear …

FMB: Memorial Day May 27

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Once again the FMB has the honor of playing for the community Memorial Day observance in Unionville Center. Please see report times below. Dress is Summer uniform. Repertoire is Victors, SSB, and America the Beautiful. Attendance is required for all FMB 2018 members.

Trumpet players see me if you are interested in playing taps at the Unionville Center cemetery.

9:15am - warm up 9:40 - Parade begins 10:00 - Memorial service begins 10:45 - Play at Unionville Center cemetery 11:00 - Dismissed

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May 17 - Uptown Friday FHSCB!

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We are excited to announce that the FHSCB will partner with the City of Marysville to present our annual spring performance at the Memorial Health Pavilion at the first "Uptown Friday Night" of the year on Friday, May 17. The performance will occur at 5:30pm and conclude at 6pm. The performance will be a musical retrospective of pieces performed at all three of our department concerts. We are very excited that our music will be featured in a new place and reach a new audience this year!

Details for performers will be forthcoming very soon. Spread the word to your family, friends, and neighbors about this FREE concert featuring our fine Fairbanks musicians!

Spring Concert 2018 - Performer Info

Fairbanks Music Department’s Annual Spring Concert 2019 Monday May 13, 7:00 PM – HS Gym
Order of performance: (times are approximate) 5th Grade Band (7:00) 6th Grade Band (7:15)  JH Concert Band (7:30)  High School Choir (7:45) High School Concert Band (8:00) Total Concert Time: appx. 1:30
5th Grade Band Get here at 6:30.  You need to be in the middle school cafeteria ready to warm together at 6:40.  Please leave your cases in the band room.  After we perform, we will stay in the gym.  Take your instrument with you, or put it on the stage.  Do NOT go back to the band room until after the concert is over.  You need to sit with your family for the remainder of the concert.
6th Grade Band: You are to have your instrument and folder and be seated with your family when the concert begins at 7pm.  After the 5th grade band performs, you will take your spots in your seats.  We will warm up with #159 and in your book, then present our program.  After your performance, we will stay in the gym.  Take your in…

Apparel Shop is Open!

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The Fairbanks Band apparel shop is open again for a limited time! Order by midnight 5/5 and items will be delivered 5/20! Personalization available. Proceeds benefit Fairbanks Music Boosters

https://fairbanks-marching-band-2019-s.itemorder.com/sale



5th Grade Band Schedule To Year's End

The 5th grade band schedule, while usually complicated, gets very much more complicated in the coming month. Here is a detailed list of who has band and when from now until the end of the 2018-2019 school year:

Mon 4/15 - Flutes/Clarinets
Tue 4/16 - Saxophones
Wed 4/17 - Trumpets/Trombones
Thurs 4/18 - Percussion
Friday 4/19 - NO SCHOOL

Mon 4/22 - FULL BAND
Tue 4/23 - No Band (MS/HS Safety Drill)
Wed 4/24 - No band (Working with Mrs. Cooper)
Thurs 4/25 - No band (Working with Mrs. Cooper)
Friday 4/26 - No band (Working with Mrs. Cooper)

Mon 4/29 - No band (Working with Mrs. Cooper)
Tue 4/30 - No band (Working with Mrs. Cooper)
Wed 5/1 - Flutes/Clarinets/Saxes
Thurs 5/2 - Trumpets/Trombones
Friday 5/3 - Percussion

Mon 5/6 - No band (Go to specials)
Tue 5/7 - FULL BAND
Wed 5/8 - FULL BAND
Thurs 5/9 - FULL BAND
Friday 5/10 - FULL BAND

Mon 5/13 - FULL BAND (Concert 7pm)
Tue 5/14 - Flutes/Clarinets/Saxes
Wed 5/15 - Trumpets/Trombones
Thurs 5/16 - Percussion
Friday 5/17 - YEAR END PIZZA PA…