OHS Band Review

Brought To You By Mr. Krofta and The OHS Band Aids

IMPORTANT INFO FROM MR. KROFTA

COLDER'S COMMERICAL DELAYED

Due to the weather not cooperating the Colder's video taping has been postponed. We are currently looking at an alternative date - next week doesn't look promising except for Friday, but we are not going to add anything else to homecoming Friday.

We are still going to AUDIO record the Colder's Jingle tomorrow in the OAC during pride hour - 10:30am to 11:10am.



BREWERS GAME - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

This Friday! We will have a short snack and rehearsal from 3pm to 3:45m and then change into our marching uniforms. We still need volunteers to help kids get into uniform and load gear into the vans and buses:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090c49aaac2ea64-brewers


We plan on departing at 4:45pm and getting to Miller Park around 6pm. We will be performing at about 7:05pm! Any parents attending - please take pictures and then send them to Mr. Krofta!! We could use them! Thank you!


Students who are going home with their parents from Miller Park must:


- Turn in the "Non -Use of School Provided Transportation Form" by FRIDAY MORNING:

http://www.oasd.k12.wi.us/uploaded/OHS/Sports/Office/Non-Use_to_Alternative_Transportation_form.pdf

We will also hand out these forms during class Thursday.

- Have a friend turn in their hat and return their instrument to the proper band room area.

Parent/Family tickets were handed out to students on Tuesday, September 20 during class. Students do not lose these tickets - we can not get new tickets! Student Brewer tickets will be handed out on Friday when we are getting on our busses. See below for details about our Brewer Game Performance. Students need to bring money to purchase supper.



2016 HOMECOMING - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 - details to follow!


THE FORGE - Thank you to everyone who came to see the FORGE last Thursday evening! The Silver Lake/Nature Hill Intermediate School Summer Jazz Band and OHS Jazz Bands were just awesome especially considering that this is only the second week of school. Thank you to all the parents and families that attended the concert and Rachel Kunz for supplying dinner for the FORGE!!


Thank you for your continued support of the OHS BAND PROGRAM! Your children are amazing!!

Sincerely,

Mr. Krofta

OHS Bands!!!!!

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T-SHIRTS ARE IN

IF YOU ORDERED YOUR SHIRT ONLINE OR AT THE BAND PARENT MEETING

Your student will be receiving these shirts Tuesday the 20th. Please look for them!


IF YOU ORDERED YOUR SHIRT AT THE FORGE CONCERT

Your shirt will be arriving next Thursday at the school. Your student will be bringing your shirts home NEXT THURSDAY night September 22nd.


THE REST OF THE STUDENT T-SHIRTS WILL BE HANDED OUT ON WEDNESDAY SEPT. 21ST

If your student wast at the last football game, Wednesday, September 21st, is the date that your student will be receiving their shirts. Watch for those as well! Band students will be wearing these shirts under their uniforms on FRIDAY for the BREWER'S GAME.

Again... Brewer's Tickets For Family And Friends Coming Home TUESDAY.

BREWER'S GAME SCHEDULE

To: Oconomowoc High School Band Students & Parents

From: Mr. Krofta

Re: Oconomowoc High School Band Brewer Game Performance

Friday, September 23, 2016 (Milwaukee Brewers vs. Reds)

We are thrilled to announce that we have been chosen to perform at the Milwaukee Brewer’s Baseball Game on Friday, September 23!! Once again we will be performing in the center field area and performing to possibly 44,000 spectators just prior to the game. To represent our school, community and state of Wisconsin is a huge honor for our band program. Last time, as part of our performance at the Brewer Game the “Cooney Marching Band” was heard on the radio as well as being scene on ESPN!! Family Tickets will be handed out to students to take home on TUESDAY, September 20. Band student tickets will be handed out on Friday when they get on the bus.

YOU WILL NEED TO WEAR YOUR NEW PEP BAND SHIRT at the Brewer Game. After our performance you will need to wear it!!!

On Friday, September 23, 2016 our schedule is as follows:

2:40pm Ice Cream Sandwiches courtesy of Band Aids!

2:55pm Report to the Band Room

3:00pm Rehearse the Star Spangled Banner

3:10pm Outside Rehearsal – Brewer Formation

3:50pm Change into marching uniforms

4:30pm meet in the OHS Band Room

4:35pm Load busses (upon loading the busses each student will receive their Brewer ticket.

4:50pm Depart for Miller Park

5:50pm Arrive at Miller Park

6:00pm Unload

6:20pm Warm Up

6:40pm Set Up

6:56pm Enter the field area

7:00pm PERFORM the National Anthem

7:10pm Change Out of Uniform and:

- hand in uniforms to parents

- percussion and sousaphones go on truck

- hats and all other instruments go on the bus

7:25pm Find YOUR seat and sit in it (so you know where your seat is) You are free to walk around BUT in groups of 4 or more!! Now is the time to buy some dinner!

9:10pm BE BACK IN YOUR SEATS

9:25pm We will all get up and head to our busses.

9:35pm Bus Roll Call

9:40pm Depart to OHS

10:20pm Arrive Back at OHS

Sincerely,

Mr. Michael R. Krofta

Oconomowoc High School

BATTLE OF THE AIR GUITAR

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AWESOME PERFORMANCE FROM THE FORGE & OHS JAZZ!

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