Weekly Band News: January 12 – January 18

U of L Honor Band

The weekend of January 24-25, the U of L Honors Band is needing you fabulous volunteers to help Mr. Rogers. We need 2 per day to help make this an amazing day for our talented students. Please sign up below: Thanks again for all you do!


2020 Uof L Invitational Honor Band Tentative Schedule (Additional/Finalized Information to come in the coming weeks.)

Friday, January 24th

1:30pm Registration at the School of Music *

2:00pm Placement auditions

5:30pm Dinner Break – on your own

6:30pm Return to School of Music Lobby to check Ensemble placements and rehearsal room assignments

6:45pm First rehearsal (Comstock, LL65, or 267 as posted in SoM Lobby)

9:20pm End of rehearsal instructions and discussion

9:30pm Snacks available in Main Lobby of SoM Saturday,

Saturday, January 25th

8:30am Full Rehearsals (in locations as announced)

11:45am Pizza lunch provided by UofL Bands

1:00pm Full Rehearsals

3:00pm Break

3:30pm Full

5:00pm Dinner Break – on your own

6:30pm Pre-concert warm-up

7:00pm Concert

Important Dates to Remember January 10-11 All District Bands (Martha Layne Collins HS) January 23-25 WKU Honors Band January 16 Band Booster Meeting January 24-25 U of L Honors Band January 24 Pep Band B January 28 Pep Band A January 31 Pep Band A & B January 31-February 2 UK Honor Band February 4 Pep Band B February 5-8 KMEA All State Bands/ KMEA Conference February 10 Pep Band A February 17 Pep Band A February 18 Pep Band B February 20 Band Booster Meeting 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 18-20 KMEA Large Ensemble Assessment (NOHS DAY TBD)

Past Emails and other important information can be found on the OCHS Band Website at https://ochs.band. Questions or corrections to this newsletter can be sent to Sonya Cook at [email protected].