Berrien Springs Band News

February 17, 2019

Schedule for the week

We have a VERY packed week of extra rehearsals and basketball games. Please remember, the concert scheduled for tomorrow (Monday) has been cancelled.


Monday - 1/2 day - 7/8/HS STUDENTS NEED INSTRUMENTS!

  • 7th grade band rehearsal @ 7:45am
  • 8th grade band rehearsal @ 9:00am
  • High School band rehearsal @ 11:00am (pizza at 12:30pm) Students must be picked up by 1:00pm

Tuesday

  • Choir day
  • 7th grade band rehearsal AFTER SCHOOL until 4:15pm
  • Varsity Basketball game - call time 6:30pm

Wednesday

  • Choir day
  • High School ALL STAR BAND auditions due electronically to Mrs. Rosselit
  • Varsity Basketball game (rescheduled due to snow days) - call time 6:30pm

Thursday

  • Choir day
  • 8th grade band rehearsal AFTER SCHOOL until 4:15pm

Friday

  • Choir day

Saturday

  • Jazz performance at Berrien Center Bible Church - set up time 5:30pm, performance 6:00pm


Parents - especially choir parents - please remind and encourage your students to practice this week. With choir festival approaching, those students will be focused on their choral music but they still need to spend time with their instruments so they don't lose their "chops".

Festival Schedule

8th grade band - Performance on Wednesday, March 6, 2019

9:30am - report to the band room and change into uniform. REMEMBER YOUR BLACK SOCK AND BLACK SHOES!

9:50am - warm-up in the band room

10:30am - pack away instruments and load trailer/bus

10:45am - leave BSMS

11:10am - arrive at Lake Michigan College - Mendel Auditorium

11:30am - warm-up

11:55am - PERFORMANCE on the Mendel Stage

12:20pm - Sight Reading performance

12:45pm - return to holding area at LMC, put instruments away. Eat lunch at LMC - students will eat either a school provided lunch, a packed lunch from home, or bring money to buy lunch from the concession stand at LMC. (Designated on the permission page.)

1:30pm - students will board bus and return to BSMS

1:30pm - students will board bus and return to BSMS

1:50pm - arrive @ BSMS and change out of uniform


HS Band - Performance on Thursday, March 7, 2019

7:40am - report to BSHS band room IN UNIFORM

7:45am - warm-up, tune, start each piece

8:20am - pack up/load trailer

8:40am - load bus and leave for LMC

9:00am - arrive at LMC, unload, pre-warm-up prep

9:25am - warm-up

9:50am - PERFORMANCE on the Mendel Stage

10:15am - Sight Reading performance

10:40am - return to holding area at LMC, put instruments away. Wait for rating. Snacks available, but we will not be staying for a full lunch.

11:15am - board bus and return to BSHS

11:40am - arrive back to BSHS, change and go to class/lunch


7th grade band - Performance on Thursday, March 7, 2019

9:20am - report to the band room and change into uniform. REMEMBER YOUR BLACK SOCK AND BLACK SHOES!

9:45am - warm-up in the band room

10:20am - pack away instruments and load trailer/bus

10:40am - leave BSMS

11:00am - arrive at Lake Michigan College - Mendel Auditorium

11:20am - warm-up

11:45am - PERFORMANCE on the Mendel Stage

12:10pm - Sight Reading performance

12:35pm - return to holding area at LMC, put instruments away. Eat lunch at LMC - students will eat either a school provided lunch, a packed lunch from home, or bring money to buy lunch from the concession stand at LMC. (Designated on the permission page.)

1:30pm - students will board bus and return to BSMS

1:50pm - arrive @ BSMS and change out of uniform

Reminder! HS Lock in rescheduled for Saturday, March 9th: 5:30pm to 11:30pm @ BSHS