Weekly Band News: February 23 – February 29

Concert Ticket Sales
We need 2 parents to sell $5 tickets for the Pre-KMEA Concert on Thursday, March 12 from 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm.  Set up is a table and two chairs (located in the band room) placed outside the auditorium doors.
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Phi Beta Mu Concert Festival
We need 3 chaperones to ride on the buses and 1 truck driver for the instruments for the Phi Beta Mu Concert Festival Saturday, March 14 at Male High School.  We are scheduled to perform at 4:00pm. We will leave from OCHS mid- morning, have lunch at Saint Matthews Mall, then onto Male HS to listen and perform. if you are interested in going to chaperone, please use this link to sign up. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0448aaa628a3fb6-phibeta
 
KMEA Large Ensemble Assessment
We will be performing with both concert bands on Friday, March 20th for KMEA assessment at NOHS. Our performance times are 3:20pm for Symphonic II and 6:40 pm for Symphonic I.  Band Boosters will provide a light dinner for students.  We will need to leave after lunch from school that day, back around 8:00 p.m.  We need 6 chaperones for the buses and a truck driver to drive the instruments for KMEA Festival on Friday, March 20, 2020 at North Oldham High School. Bus departure time is after lunch. Sign up to chaperone at the following link. https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/20F0448AAA628A3FB6-chaperone2
 
Band Booster Leadership Positions
It’s that time of year to begin thinking about next school year and the leadership of the OCHS Band Boosters.  The following Board positions will be open for the 2020- 2021 school year.

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer – This position needs immediate attention for someone to shadow our current treasurer.

Uniform Coordinator
We will need a uniform coordinator for the 2020-2021 school year.  If you would be interested in this position and would like to shadow our current coordinator to see what this position involves, please contact Melanie Woosley at melaniewoosley@aol.com.
 
Pit Orchestra Crew Coordinator
We will need a Pit Orchestra Crew Coordinator for the 2020-2021 school year. This position is responsible for coordinating volunteers for seating and drum major stand setup at football games, concert stage set up, and instrument truck rental for away events.  If you would be interested in this position and would like to shadow our current coordinator to see what this position involves, please contact Lana Downs at lgdowns@aol.com.
 
In addition to the above positions, the following positions for next school year also need to be filled. 

  • Show T-Shirt Coordinator
  • Co-Chair for Hospitality
  • OC Day Coordinator
  • Shoparoo Coordinator

 If you would be interested in stepping into any of these positions or would simply like to know more about what they involve, please contact Lana Downs at lgdowns@aol.com.
 
Arts on the Green
Arts on the Green, Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, July 25-26.  We would love to showcase our local talent and give your students the opportunity to perform and gain exposure. There will be both fixed and strolling entertainment at this year’s Arts Festival. If students are interested in participating in any of the following, please let Mr. Rogers know.
 
Important Dates to Remember
February 22                            CCM Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival (Jazz Band)
March 7                                    KMEA Solo and Ensemble Assessment (NOHS)
March 12                                  Band Concert
March 14                                  PBM Invitational Concert Festival (Male HS Louisville)
March 19                                  Band Booster Meeting
March 20                                  KMEA Large Ensemble Assessment
March 30- April 3                    Spring Break
May 15                                     Jazz Café
May 21                                     Spring Concert
May 22                                      Band Banquet at LaGrange Baptist Church