Thursday, September 15, 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Day 13
 Quote of the Day – Expect nothing, live frugally on surprise – Alice Walker 
Homework for all – Practice your instruments for GHR pass-offs, first scale test, music rehearsed in class.
1. Disney Intent and Deposit is due Tomorrow!  Please make checks out to HSHS Band Boosters.
2. All GHR balances should be current
3. This Saturday, our Winter Guard is having a car wash at Acme Pizza from 11-3.
4. Saturday, Sept. 24, is our mini-camp from 7:30-7 PM.
5. Don’t forget your uniform agreement forms.  They are past due, and required BEFORE you can wear the legendary GHR uniform.

Happy Birthday –  

Concert Band – 1st Block

Introduced a new concept to our breathing exercises.

Reviewed the GHR Code of Conduct, especially the absence policy.

Concert Db scale review – test tomorrow

Have playing test anxiety? – See Mr. B, Tori, Josh, and/or Courtney for help.


Symphonic Band – 2nd Block


Voted on Homecoming court nominations.

Reviewed the GHR Code of Conduct.

In all cases of absence – communicate and document

Motivational speech from Mr. B about quitting – “You got to push through difficult things in life!  Band is hard work, but don’t quit, it’s worth it”.

Mr. B complimented our breathing today 🙂

Long Tones – Eb and F Concert

Practiced Db Scale

I Recommend – p. 4 and 27 #16

Angels selection

Wind Ensemble – 4th Block
 Scale test tomorrow on Db
Reviewed responsibilities of GHR from Code of Conduct
Aaron did breathing exercises today.
Concert F Long Tone exercises
Db-D scales
Lincolnshire – SR Mvt. 1, 2, 4 and 6
Marching Percussion – 4th Block

Continued work on Mvt. 1 and 2