We have been assigned our Solo and Ensemble times! They can be found in the band’s weekly newsletter for the week of February 7, 2011. Any time changes will be announced as soon as possible.
Remember, we will get you to Solo and Ensemble, but it’s your job to get home. Please, invite your family to come and watch you perform!
Students involved in our 2011 Winterguard Show – Glee, are welcome to download the music below, to practice their routine. Be sure to count while practicing. Counting can only help you get better at our routine!
Winterguard Music (mp3)
Don’t forget to attend our practices this week on Monday (2:30 – 4:00 p.m.), Tuesday (2:30 – 4:00 p.m.), and Saturday (8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Lunch is provided). We will announce the uniform for the performance on Monday, January 31, 2011. Please bring your uniform to our rehearsal on Saturday, February 5, 2011.
The following information is intended for students who wish to audition for the 2011 Pasco All-County Jazz Band. Auditions will take place at Fivay High School during the week of February 21, 2011.
To be eligible to audition, we require that you must:
- have a minimum 2.0 GPA
- be an active member of the Fivay High School band program.
To be considered an active member of Fivay High School band program, you must:
- have completed all current SmartMusic assignments
- have completed all current Moodle assignments
- have regular attendance at sectionals, rehearsals and performances Read more
The Pasco County High School and Middle School All-County Bands will be performing this Saturday, January 29th, at the Pasco Center for the Arts at River Ridge. Students were selected to these ensembles through auditions that took in November. Students participating in these ensembles will spend all-day Friday working with guest clinicians from across the state to learn their music. Saturday’s concert begins at 2:00 p.m. and is free! Read more
This survey has a few questions about a potential band banquet this year, leadership and band camp for next school year.
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This weekend Alexis Carro will be participating in the FMEA All-State Clinic/Conference. She will be rehearsing Thursday and Friday with some of the best high school musicians from across the state of Florida. The final concert will be taking place at the Tampa Bay Convention Center Ballroom A/B at 8:30 a.m. Tickets are available at the Tampa Bay Convention Center, starting January 12, 2011.
To listen to a recording of our festival music, just click the appropriate link below.
We are still in the selection process, but here are some of the pieces we are currently considering.
Castle, Loch and Heath by James Ployhar
Sundance by Carl Strommen
As we get into the final half of the school year, I want to congratulate our students on a great first semester. They have begun to lay the foundations for a great band and music program, and have a lot to be proud of. That being said, it’s impossible to have a great band without great parents. I want to thank our parents for their help, support, and understanding through our first year. You’ve been invaluable to our work.
Now, there were some concerns expressed to me prior to the Winter break, and as a result we are going to be doing a couple of new things this semester…..