Week of January 11, 2021

Norcross Bands Newsletter

This Week's Newsletter Includes:

  • Mark Your Calendar
  • Message from the Directors
  • Calling all Seniors!
  • Band Booster Meeting
  • Band Room Donations
  • GMEA All-State/District Band Audition Information (Repeat)
  • SCRIP Gift Card Fundraiser (Repeat)

Mark Your Calendar

Monday, January 11 - Band Booster Meeting 7:30PM

Tuesday, January 12 - Vienna Brass Rehearsal 4:30-5:00PM

Tuesday, January 12 - Winter Guard Rehearsal 5:45-8:30PM

Tuesday, January 12 - Percussion Ensemble Pre-GMEA Concert 7:00PM

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

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

Thursday, January 14 - Winter Guard Rehearsal 5:45-8:30PM

Saturday, January 16 - Percussion Ensemble GMEA Recording


Future Calendar Dates:


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

Announcements and News

Message from the Directors

We've had a great start to this semester! All bands have begun playing in class, and the winter guard has begun working on their show The Wind Symphony and Percussion Ensemble have been rehearsing and preparing for their upcoming recordings, and we're looking forward to an awesome semester. As we enter this upcoming week, here are a few reminders:


  • All-State and District Band Auditions will be due January 14 to Mr. Newman. Please make sure you are following the format (attached below) for recording your video.
  • Vienna Brass will record IN CONCERT ATTIRE at their Wednesday (1/13) Rehearsal, Percussion Ensemble will record on Saturday (1/16), and the Wind Symphony will record on Wednesday, January 20. Please make sure your students are aware of each of the upcoming rehearsals.

Calling all Seniors!

Starting next week, we will be featuring individuals from the class of 2021. Share with us a picture and answer a few questions here: https://forms.gle/9zNMrzQYuoAqSttw8 so we can include you!

Band Booster Meeting

Monday, Jan. 11th, 7:30pm

This is an online event.

Join us for our January Band Booster Meeting via Zoom!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83830424167?pwd=bGN1Ti9IeEZ3SjFKM01WYkpyU3p4UT09

Band Room Donations

With the current safety precautions and cleaning procedures that we have implemented this year, the Band Room has drained its supply of PPE and cleaning supplies. Please help us replenish our supplies so that we can continue keeping everyone safe and healthy!


We are in need of:


  • Disposable Masks
  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Disinfectant Spray
  • Paper Towels
  • Tissues

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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