Info on the HS band’s weekend performance, band booster meeting, low brass lessons, and the upcoming middle school Fall Concert all in this week’s newsletter.
SHAMROCK MARCHING BAND TAKES 1ST AND ALL CAPTIONS (CLASS C) AT VICKSBURG MARCHING INVITATIONAL!
HIGH SCHOOL NEWS
A huge CONGRATULATIONS to our High School Marching Band! They performed admirably and walked away with ALL the trophies for Class C. We scored a 79.2. We took caption awards for Music, Marching, Color Guard, and Percussion. These kids are AWESOME!We have two local competitions this week. MSBOA-Niles on Wednesday (10/12) and Lakeshore on Saturday (10/15). PLEASE COME AND CHEER US ON!
A special invitation to parents/friends/community members: Please join us at Sylvester Stadium this Tuesday night for our “Pre Festival Run-Thru”. Toward the end of our regular rehearsal, we will be doing a complete run of our show, REDEMPTION. I would like to give you all a preview of our show and “coach” you on some places you can help out the band. I hope to see many of you out there! We will begin around 8:00 or so.
Rehearsal Tuesday night for students is from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
Wednesday (MSBOA Festival at Niles) General admission is $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for students and senior citizens. There is also a $15 family rate for parent(s) and their children. Programs will cost $1.00.
1:07-2:38: Rehearsal during class
Load trailer immediately at the end of school day
Stay after school – Dinner provided
4:30: All athletes need to be in the band room, Dress in full uniform
4:50: Load bus
5:00: Depart BSHS
5:30: Arrive at Niles HS
6:00: Warm up
6:15: Move to stadium
Watch Buchanan, Edwardsburg, and Niles
8:00: Depart Niles
8:30: Arrival back to BSHS
Friday rehearsal as normal.
Saturday (LAKESHORE Marching Invitational) General admission is $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for students and senior citizens. Programs will be available for $3.00.
4:15pm: Call time at BSHS band room
4:30: Run through on field
5:15: Load Trailer/Full Uniform
5:45: Load Bus
5:55: Depart BSHS
6:15: Arrival Lakeshore HS
7:15: Move to stadium
7:45: Return to bus/put away instruments/hats/gauntlets/gloves – put on raincoats (warmth + protection against spills)
8:15: Watch Kenowa Hills, Byron Center, Portage Central, Lakeshore (concession stand available – bring $ if you want)
9:45 Depart Lakeshore HS
10:00: Arrival @ BSHS
MSBOA FESTIVAL @ NILES HIGH SCHOOL
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12TH, 6:30PM
1441 EAGLE STREET
River Valley 5:30
15 Minute Break
New Buffalo 6:00
Berrien Springs 6:30