Due to the fact that both the Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band do not meet with the percussion section in class during the school day and also because of our classes meeting every other day,additional time is necessary in order to properly prepare the students to have success at the upcoming Concert Performance Assessment performances in March.
We have a number of students that participate in athletics, clubs, extra-curricular activities outside of school and we want to be respectful of that time to be a part of those things, complete homework, spend time with family, etc.
Therefore, the Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will meet ONE MORNING PER WEEK for an hour before school (8am-9am) beginning next week.
The Symphonic Band will be meeting on Tuesdays and the Wind Ensemble will be meeting on Thursdays.
Percussion students are being assigned to one of either ensembles and will be attending their assigned ensemble’s rehearsal.
We understand that this affects transportation for some students in the mornings and we are MORE THAN WILLING to help in making this schedule work for EVERY student.
It is expected that ALL students are in attendance for EVERY morning rehearsal. We are a team and when one student is absent it truly affects the entire group. We want to set the students up for success and this time in the mornings is ESSENTIAL to them be adequately prepared to perform.