December Instrumental Newsletter
Issue 5, Volume 7
The Holiday season is upon us! With the end of the Mogadore football season, the Mogadore Wildcat Band Program is getting ready for our upcoming program holiday programs! . In addition, our sixth grade band is preparing for their performance at Christmas in the Village at the Library! I hope all of you had a restful, wonderful Thanksgiving and continue to have a blissful holiday season. See you at our events!
-Stephanie Bonitz, Director of Bands
Meeting-Thursday, December 12, 2019
We will be discussing some of our upcoming events and volunteer opportunities! If you are a band parent, or know a potential band parent, for students in grades 5-12 and would like to get involved, please let us know!
Come grab some sweet treats our holiday themed meeting and enter to win a raffle prize for your attendance! See you there!
Basketball Concessions Volunteers
Gardner Pie and Cookie Dough Top Sellers!
Congratulations to our top sellers:
1st Prize: Michael B.- Sixth Grade Band
2nd: Prize: Isabelle B.- Sixth Grade Band
3rd Prize: Ethan S.-High School Band
Acme Cash Back Program-Time is Running Out!
Mogadore Junior/Senior High Band News
Thanks, Coach Adorni
Congratulations, Mogadore Wildcat Marching Band!
Wildcat Marching Band with Fort Frye Band
Meadowbrook High School
November 15, 2019
Wildcat Cat Band on the Big Screen
South Range High School
Friday, November 22, 2019
As the basketball season is starting up, our High School Band Students will be getting ready for Pep Band. Our first performance is Friday, December 13. Report time is 6:00 PM.
Our second performance will be Tuesday, December 17 with a 6:00 PM report time as well. We will be getting new music ready for our next performance in January! Go Cats!
High School Solo and Ensemble
A number of high school students have already started lessons for Solo and Ensemble competition which is Saturday, January 25 at Springfield High School. The cost is $19 for a solo and $24 for an ensemble (split amongst ensemble members). Students will be receiving confirmation of their participation before Christmas Break for registration. Fees for the event are due with their confirmation request. Checks payable to Mogadore Band Boosters.
Upcoming Events- Junior High and High School
Mogadore Junior-Senior High Winter Concert
Sunday, December 15- Junior/Senior High Winter Concert
Performing Groups: Junior High Band, Junior High Jazz Band, High School Concert Band, and High School Jazz Band
Where: Mogadore High School Music Room
Performance Time: 2:00 PM
Arrival Time: 1:15 PM Students must enter through the front doors of the High School and will be escorted to their “green” rooms for the performance
Concert Dress: Black shoes, black socks, black pants, white blouse/dress shirt.
O.H. Somers Elementary Instrumental Music News
Fifth Grade Band
Sixth Grade Band News
Christmas in the Village Performance-Sixth Grade Band
The Sixth Grade Band members will be performing at the Mogadore Public Library this Saturday, December 14 at 4:00 PM for Mogadore’s Christmas in the Village Celebration. We will be performing some holiday tunes to get everyone in the festive spirit! Students are to report at 3:45 PM to the library in festive attire! I look forward to seeing you at the event!
Congratulations, Fourth Grade Students!
Our fourth grade students did a phenomenal job at their concert in November! Not only were their vocal selections well done, the students played clearly with good tone for all of their recorder repertoire! Bravo, and keep up the fantastic work!
O.H. Somers Upcoming Events
Saturday, December 14- Christmas in the Village Sixth Grade Band Performance
Mogadore Public Library
Report time: 3:45 PM; Performance: 4:00-4:25 PM
Tuesday, December 17- O.H. Somers Winter Band Concert
O.H. Somers Gymnasium-Fifth and Sixth Grade Bands
Report time: 6:30 PM; Performance: 7:00 PM