Week of January 4, 2021

Norcross Bands Newsletter

Mark Your Calendar

Tuesday, January 5 - Teachers Return to School

Tuesday, January 5 - Winter Guard Rehearsal 5:45-8:30PM

Wednesday, January 6 -Wind Symphony Rehearsal 10am-12pm

Thursday, January 7 - Students Return to School

Thursday, January 7 - Winter Guard Rehearsal 5:45-8:30PM

Friday, January 8 - Wind Symphony Rehearsal 4:30-6pm


Future Calendar Dates:


Wednesday, January 13 - Wind Symphony Rehearsal 4:30-6pm (Vienna Recording)

Thursday, January 14 - GMEA All-State/District Band Audition Videos DUE

Wednesday, January 20 - WS RECORDING SESSION IN CONCERT ATTIRE 4-7pm

Announcements and News

Message from the Directors

Happy New Year! We hope your holidays were filled with joy and happiness, and we are excited to see students again this week. Just a few reminders as we begin this upcoming semester:


  • Students return to class on Thursday, January 7.
  • Wind Symphony will have rehearsal on Wednesday, January 6 from 10am-12pm. This includes Vienna Brass.
  • All-State and District Band Auditions will be due January 14 to Mr. Newman. Make sure you are keeping up with your music.
  • The Wind Symphony and the Percussion Ensemble will be recording their performance for the Georgia Music Educators Association this month!

Repeat Information

GMEA All-State/District Band Audition Video Information

This year, auditions will be virtual. Students will be required to record 3 separate videos and upload them to youtube. This is due to Mr. Newman by January 14.


Instructions can be found HERE.

SCRIP Gift Card Fundraiser

You can still add money to your student's account via SCRIP gift cards! If you have a ShopWithScrip account, you can order plastic and e-cards at any time. Plastic gift cards will be ordered once a month, and you'll get an email when your order is in.


Publix and Ingles Gift cards: email nhsbandscrip@gmail.com. We will let you know the next band rehearsal we will be at for payment and pickup.


Specials: We have these cards for immediate payment and pickup:


  • Home Depot - 7% cash to your account
  • Best Buy - 5%
  • Chipotle - 13%
  • Domino's - 12%

Email nhsbandscrip@gmail.com if you are interested in any of these specials!

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