Week of Jan 19

URGENT San Francisco Trip update!

If you were signed up for the 2020 San Francisco Band trip, you should have received an email form TMF regarding refunds and merchandise credit.

THE DEADLINE FOR SPENDING MERCHANDISE CREDIT IS MONDAY, JANUARY 25!

If you are NOT planning to use the credit with TMF, please email Mr. Martinez ASAP so that we know! We hope to use it to help the Band program and families in need.

danny.martinez@risd.org

Weekly Schedule

Before school rehearsals:

Concert Band – both Virtual and F2F students

No Extra Rehearsals this week but PLEASE make sure you have filled out the opt-in form for our Virtual Concert: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSesJWis2ronAO6dfwbL35CbDbniCZBpEou45SvLqOB0DAp9tQ/viewform?authuser=1

In-person Recording Session:

Tuesday, January 26 4:30-6pm

Symphonic Band – both Virtual and F2F students!

Wednesday/Friday – 7:30-8:30am

Wind Ensemble

Thursday/Friday – starting at 8:30am

Congratulations Area qualifiers!

We are very proud of our Area qualifiers for working hard on their recordings through the Winter Break!!!

Caden Chase, Clarinet

Landon Hyder, Clarinet

Grace Moon, Bassoon

Jackson Reed, French Horn

Jack Johnson, Tuba

Recording Session Dress

Due to distancing protocols, we will not be giving out formal Concert Uniforms this Spring.

If possible, please wear all black! If you don’t own all black, try to find something as dark as possible.

If you still have your formal wear from last year (grades 10-12) you may wear it.

Tux Jackets & Pants must be dry cleaned

Tux Shirts should be machine washed after every wear

Concert Dresses can be machine washed/tumble dry – gentle cycle

Long dresses or pants (as close to floor-length as possible)

If you wear bottoms that are shorter than floor-length or open-toed shoes, please wear black pantyhose/stockings underneath

NO jeans or tennis shoes

You will need to dress formally for all recording sessions that your band has scheduled: SEE BELOW)

Important Dates

Week of 1/25: Recording Week for Virtual Concert

– Tuesday, 1/26: Symphonic Band Recording Session 7:30-8:45am

– Tuesday, 1/26: Concert Band Recording Session 4:30-6:00pm

– Wednesday, 1/27: Wind Ensemble Recording Session 8:30-9:45am

– Thursday, 1/28: Symphonic Band Recording Session 7:30-8:45am

– Friday, 1/29: Wind Ensemble Recording Session 8:30-9:45am

Thursday, 2/4: Virtual Concert (Live-Stream), 6:30pm

Monday, 2/15: Student Holiday/Staff Development

3/15-3/19: Spring Break