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Band Notes 3/11 to 3/17

Hi Everyone - busy 3 weeks ahead as we make our way towards spring break! We'll need so much attention to the schedule and help at our Mead Jazz Festival to make this a success. Please consider helping :D. And thank you in advance to those of you that already give of your time to make this a special experience for your students!

Also, as we begin to travel, please make sure you have your Emergency/Travel Permission form turned in! Nicole has extra paper copies OR you can print from


  • Monday, March 11, 6pm - So Cal Chaperone Meeting #1

  • Tuesday, March 12 -  

    • Yearbook photos during classes (yes we will be changing into our formal wear. Please bring clothing that is form fitting and allows for quick change. Don't forget BLACK DRESS SHOES!!)

    • Bandwagon Meeting, 7pm

  • Thursday, March 14 to Friday, March 15 - U of Montana Buddy De Franco Jazz Fest

    • Thursday departure after 1st lunch, return Friday approx. 11pm.

    • CLICK HERE for itinerary

  • Tuesday, March 19 -

    • All band classes will take place in the gym due to the choir festival being held at Mead HS.

    • 4th period percussion students attend 5th period band for combined rehearsal with Symphonic Band winds.

  • Wednesday, March 20 -

    • All band classes will take place in the gym due to the choir festival being held at Mead HS.

    • Noodle Express Dine Out

  • Thursday, March 21 -

    • SFMEA Band Fest @ Ferris

      • 7am report to MHS (Symphonic Band in concert attire, Wind Ensemble bring concert attire)

      • 10am Symphonic Band Performance

      • Lunch in the 29th & Regal area (Bring money or sack lunch)

      • 1:45pm Wind Ensemble Performance

      • 3:45/4pm approximate return to Mead HS

    • Jazz Bands Concert, 7pm @ MHS

  • Friday, March 22 - Mead Jazz Fest Setup

  • Saturday, March 23 - Mead Jazz Fest

  • Monday, March 25, 5:30pm to 7:30pm - Symphonic Band and 4th Period Percussion rehearsal

  • Tuesday, March 26, 7pm - Wind Ensemble performs Khan at Northwood band concert

    • Percussion - tentative plan is to load equipment during 3rd period, unload at Northwood approx. 6pm, reload following concert.

  • Wednesday, March 27 - Festival Concert

  • Saturday, March 30 - SPRING BREAK!

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