The Wind Ensemble had a very successful Pre-MPA performance at Gulf Coast last week. Thank you to all parents who helped to chaperone and work truck crew for this event.
The Band Boosters are holding a Yankee Candle Fundraiser. Information was provided to students last Friday. We’re asking all band students to sell at least one item from the catalog. This fundraiser is for our Band Banquet, which is held in May. We hope all students will participate.
We’re having our “Winter” Band Concert this Thursday night in the PRHS Auditorium starting at 6:30pm. We hope to see you all there to support our four concert bands and two jazz bands.
This Week’s Schedule:
No after school band/auxiliary activities.
Symphonic Winds Dress Rehearsal, 2:15-3:15pm
Wind Ensemble Dress Rehearsal, 3:30-4:45pm
JV Guard Practice 4:00-6:00pm
Dance Practice 4:00-8:30pm
Symphonic Band Dress Rehearsal, 2:15-3:15pm
Wind Symphony Dress Rehearsal, 3:30-4:45pm
PRHS “Winter” Band Concert, Call 5:30pm, Performance 6:30pm
No after school band/auxiliary activities.
Varsity Guard Camp 8:00am-5:00pm
Contacting Mrs. Robinson: When emailing Mrs. Robinson, please send your messages to email@example.com. Some parents and students have been emailing a “Charms” email address—Mrs. Robinson has not been receiving those messages and cannot view them. We apologize for the confusion.
Band Dress Rehearsals: The concert band dress rehearsals this week will be in the auditorium. Students must be in attendance in order to perform in the Winter Band Concert this Thursday. Students do not need to wear their concert attire for this rehearsal.
Winter Band Concert: The Winter Band Concert will be on Thursday, March 1st in the PRHS auditorium. This performance is for all concert bands and all jazz bands. There is no admission charge. All parents, family and friends are encouraged to attend to support the PRHS Bands! Call time for students is 5:30pm dressed in the assigned concert attire uniform. The doors will open at 6:00pm and the performance will start at 6:30pm. Our Band Boosters will be providing concessions for the event. There will be pizza, snacks, drinks, and band swag available. Please contact Mr. Buddy Rainey if you’re interested in helping (firstname.lastname@example.org).
District Concert Band MPA:District Concert Band MPA performances will be on Wednesday, March 7th for Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony. Symphonic Winds and Wind Ensemble will be performing on Thursday, March 8th.
Symphonic Band (Wed. 3/7) Call 2:30pm, Performance 4:00pm
Important Dates to Remember: Please take special note to a few dates on the calendar:
Next Band Booster Meeting is Monday, March 5th at 7:00pm.
The next Varsity Guard Competition is on Saturday, March 10th. The team is traveling to Durant.
The Bravo Dance Competition is on Sunday, March 11th at Lehigh Sr. High School.
State Solo & Ensemble MPA will be at John I. Leonard High School on March 19, 20, or 21.
State Auxiliary MPA will be on Wednesday, March 28th at Palmetto Ridge High School. All auxiliary groups will be performing at State.
2018-2019 Marching Pride Information Meeting will be on Tuesday, April 3rd. This meeting will be for all new and returning students and parents who are interested in joining the band next season.
Yankee Candle Fundraiser (Monday 2/26 through Thursday 3/8): Our Band Boosters will be selling Yankee Candles for the Spring. This fundraiser is for all band students to help raise money for the Band Banquet. All orders are due by Thursday, March 8th—the last school day for students before Spring Break.
Parent Volunteers Needed:
Winter Band Concert (Thursday, 3/1): Please contact Mr. Buddy Rainey at email@example.com if you’re available to help with concessions for this event. This event will start at 6:30pm and end before 8:30pm. Parents are still needed for this event.
District Concert Band MPA (Wednesday, 3/7 and Thursday, 3/8): Please contact Mrs. Fuentes at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to help chaperone. Parents will be needed for the following times and dates: Parents are still needed for this event.
Symphonic Band parents will be needed on Wednesday, March 7th from 2:30-5:30pm.
Wind Symphony parents will be needed on Wednesday, March 7th from 5:30-8:30pm.
Symphonic Wind parents will be needed on Thursday, March 8th from 1:00-4:00pm.
Wind Ensemble parents will be needed on Thursday, March 8th from 6:30-9:45pm.
State Auxiliary MPA (Wednesday, 3/28): Please contact Mr. Buddy Rainey at email@example.com if you’re available to help with concessions for this event. This event will start at 7:00am and end around 7:00pm.