January 15--Great American Fundraiser Kick-off
January 30-31--Cimarron Valley Honor Band @ Cushing
This is only the students that auditioned for this honor band and made it. More information to follow.
February 6-7--Cimarron Valley Honor Band Make-up Dates @ Cushing
In the case that inclement weather forces us to cancel on January 30-31, these will be the make-up dates.
February 22--Solo/Ensemble Recital @ Perkins
All students that sign up to do a solo and/or an ensemble are required to perform at this recital. More information below.
February 28--OSSAA Solo/Ensemble Contest @ Tonkawa
This is only the students that signed up to do a solo and/or an ensemble. More information below.
March 3 OR 4--District Concert Band Contest @ Cushing
ALL 7th and 8th grade band students. More information below.
OSSAA Solo and Ensemble Contest
Solos: Students wanting to play a solo MUST be taking private lessons.
Ensembles: If students would like to play in an ensemble (duet, trio, quartet, etc.), all ensembles will be required to meet at least once a week for practice outside of class with a director. All members must be present and prepared on his/her music.
Students that sign up for a solo and/or an ensemble will be required to perform at the recital on Sunday, February 22nd. The deadline to sign up on my office window is Tuesday, January 13th. There is a small contest fee for each solo and ensemble:
Ensemble: $18 (divided between however many are in the ensemble)
District Concert Band Contest
This will be on either March 3rd or March 4th--more details to follow.
The uniform for this contest is ALL BLACK (solid black dress shoes, long black socks, solid black dress pants, and solid black dress shirt (at least 3/4 sleeve length)). Absolutely no colors or patterns on the clothing. We want to look as uniform and professional as possible.