Berrien Springs Band News

March 3, 2019

FESTIVAL WEEK! We still need a 7th grade parent to ride the bus and 2 high school parents to ride the bus. Both events are this Thursday, March 7th.

Festival Times

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

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

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

10:30am - pack away instruments and load busses

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

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


HS Band - Performance on Thursday, March 7, 2019

7:40am - report to BSHS band room IN UNIFORM - REMEMBER YOUR BLACK SOCK/NYLONS AND BLACK SHOES!

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

8:20am - pack up/load trailer

8:40am - load busses 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 SOCKS AND BLACK SHOES!

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

10:20am - pack away instruments and load busses

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

High School Band Lock in - Saturday, March 9th - 5:30pm to 11:30pm @ the High School. Bring a snack to share and a 2 liter of pop

MAKE UP CONCERT

Our Pre-Festival concert that was scheduled for February has a make-up date!


Please join us Wednesday, March 13th at 7pm in the High School Gym. Our 7th, 8th and HS bands will perform their festival pieces.


Students need to report to the HS cafeteria/HS band room by 6:30pm in uniform.


Thank you all for your flexibility with this concert re-schedule.