Upcoming Concert Reminders

Dear all,

I hope that this break has been as restful for you as it has been for me! Nothing beats spending time with those that you love.

Here are some reminders about our upcoming concert on Monday, December the 14th.

  • The concert begins at 7pm. Your students must arrive in uniform with their instrument at 6:30 to the stage. We will be seating your students and getting last minute details worked out. Please do not show up late. Students who are not in full uniform will not be allowed to perform.
  • Full uniform includes: black pants/dress, black socks and dress shoes (closed toed shoes for females), and your black performance polo. EDIT: Black dress was meant to say long black skirt. That way the band polo can be worn as the top half of the outfit. I apologize for the lack of clarity there. 
  • The band polos are set to be in on the first of December. Your students will be allowed to take them home.
  • I HIGHLY recommend that you take your student shopping NOW to make sure that they have their appropriate performance attire. Many students wait until the days before and “have no dress pants that fit me”. We want for the students to learn to be proactive and responsible so hopefully after Monday I will have them annoying you about taking them shopping. You’re welcome for that by the way 🙂
  • It is a formal concert that will last about one hour. Not only do we expect for you and your students to stay for the entire concert but we encourage it so that both you and your student can support the other grade levels and have something to aspire to.  It is one of our two after school concerts and we ask that you enjoy the whole thing! Attending the concert is a grade for your student!! Do not forget that.

The chocolate candy fundraiser was a success and I appreciate all of your hard work with that. I do not have a date where they will be delivered to the school but you will know that as soon as I do.

The jackets have been ordered and are being worked on. You will know about that date when I do as well.

Your students have a practice log that is due on Monday for the past TWO weeks. Please encourage them to get their horns out today and tomorrow and play out of their book. They can play old lines or even learn new lines! Either way it will get them into shape as we head towards our first concert!!

Contact me with any questions that you have.

-M. Menendez

maria.menendez@carrolltoncityschools.net

 

2 comments

  1. Hello, I hope that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving…. Thank you for the reminders ans updates.  Blaze had his chocolate order form, payment for polo and band windbreaker to turn  in on Friday. However, he said he did not have your class due to holiday activities.  Can you please remind him to give it in on Monday. Also, I’d like for him to begin attending your afterschool practices. Will you be having it this Monday? Thanks,Angela  Sent from my Sprint Samsung Galaxy S® 6.

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    1. Good evening, I had all of my classes on Friday so he must have been a part of the set up crew for the events if he was not in my class. The windbreaker form will need to be taken to Ozier Apparel on Maple Street so that they can make his order hopefully close to when our order is complete. The chocolate order has been turned in already but I will speak to Blaze tomorrow to see if we can do anything about it. We do have after school practice tomorrow so I will see him there! Have a great night.

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