This is a mandatory performance for Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band members(concert band members are excused); also returning Color Guard members. Anyone unable to perform must provide Mr. Burn with a note from parents explaining why you are missing.
Boys – Shirt and tie with nice pants and shoes. No tennis shoes, no jeans, no shorts etc.
Girls – Spring Dress, color of your choice.
Guard – as discussed, black pants, white guard shirt
1:30 pm – arrive in band room for rehearsal
3:00 – We perform Flourish & Pomp and Circumstance
3:30 – We quietly watch graduation ceremony
Aproximately 4:30 – We perform Procession of the Nobles, and The Sinfonians as the recessional. When it is over, Bring your music folder and isntrument back to the band room!!
Anyone using a school instrument must check them in with Mrs. Feltman, who will be waiting in the band room for your return.
Band Camp Packets!!!!
Band camp packets will be mailed Monday. You should receive them Wednesday or Thursday (june 9th) of this week. Watch for catalog size white envelopes with a return address label that says Homestead High Music Boosters Marching Band Forms & Band Camp Info..
Forms and payment are due to Vicki Feltman by July 8th!
Homestead Music Department School Year Calendar available this summer!
Complete the attached form (music dept calendar order form 2011) if you would like to buy one or more. They are $15 each, and really, really, REALLY chock full of useful music department information. Not to mention the fantastic color photos! Contact Vicki Feltman at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Speaking of fantastic color photos.... we need photos for the month of December. If you happen to have some taken during the winter concerts or at any music department activity, please contact Ken Lamarche at email@example.com.
Spring Fundraiser – send your checks in!
Thank you to everyone who has already sent in a donation!
There are many instruments that we’d like to purchase (see attached fundraiser letter). Every donation helps, and we really appreciate your contributions!
Please make out your check to HHS Music Boosters and note your student’s name(s) on your check. Please send donations to: Homestead High School Music Boosters, c/o David Haight, 1620 Kitchener Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94087. Don’t forget to ask your employer if they have a gift matching program that would increase your contribution to the Music Boosters!
Need Scrip??? Got Contacts!
Carrie Adelman, mom of an incoming freshman, has taken over the reins from Mary Mansir.
The following is her contact information:
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also contact the other members of the scrip team:
Jenny Haight - email@example.com
Nicolle Sidovar - firstname.lastname@example.org
Cora Ustaris - email@example.com
We'll be selling scrip over the summer. Carrie has Mary’s "big box", but they all carry scrip for sale. Folks can send them an email, and make arrangements to pick up scrip.
Summer Instrument Check-out
If you wish to check out an instrument for the summer, or already have a school instrument at home to be used over the summer, you and your parent MUST fill out an instrument check out form. Forms are attached to this email or can be found in the document sorter outside Mr. Burn’s office.
LOCKER CHECK IN –
Please make sure your padlocks are back on your lockers, because Mrs. Feltman will be removing all locks beginning Tuesday June 7th. Students will be charged $10 for missing padlocks.
All lockers will be emptied of contents the last day of school. Whatever is left in them will be thrown away or given away. Please make sure your lockers are EMPTY.
Congratulations HHS Music Booster Scholarship Recipients!
The following senior students were awarded $250 scholarships at the Music Department Banquet held Saturday, June 4th:
Congratulations Block H Recipients!
The following is the complete list of students who received their Block H this year:
Walter Frank Eng
Upcoming Music Department Activities
Below is a list of performances and activities for the coming school year. Performances are shown in bold italics. The dates and times listed below were accurate at the time of printing, but things can change! Please be sure to read your e-mail to keep up with any last minute changes.
Graduation at Homestead in the New Stadium