Congratulations to all three concert bands on a successful MPA and congratulations to Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Wind Symphony for both having great performances at the Collier County Concert Band Festival! The clinicians at the Concert Band Festival were very complimentary of our bands and gave some great comments on how we can continue to improve. We will listen to the MPA judges’ comments in class when they become available. Video recordings of our jazz bands and concert bands have been posted on the band website in case you missed the performance: https://www.prhsbands.org/mpa-band-concert-performances.html.
Thank you to everyone who came out to the 2021-2022 Marching Pride Information Meeting. If you missed the meeting, the information packet and commitment forms have been posted on the band website: https://www.prhsbands.org/2021-2022-info.html. Please contact Mrs. Robinson if you have any questions. Commitment forms and fees are due by May 17th.
This week all 9th, 10th, and 11th grade woodwind and brass students are having their final playing test of the year. These playing tests will also serve as next year’s concert band placement auditions, marching band part assignments, and officer auditions. There were a few students who did not complete the online registration. Please be sure to complete the online google form as the information is very important to Mrs. Robinson. Woodwind and Brass audition information can be found on Canvas and on the band website: https://www.prhsbands.org/ww--brass-auditions.html.
We are also having Percussion Auditions for the 2021-2022 season this week. All returning and new percussionists must attend these auditions. These auditions will determine drum placements for the marching band season. More information can be found on the band website: https://www.prhsbands.org/percussion-auditions.html.
This Week’s Schedule:
2021-2022 Woodwind and Brass Placement Auditions (April 19, 20, & 22 by appointment): Several students have not completed the registration for their auditions. Please remember that there are two steps to complete: sign up for an audition and the complete the online registration form provided through Canvas. If you have been sent home due to contract tracing, please complete the registration form and when asked for your audition time, please type in the date for when you’re able to return to school.
2021-2022 Percussion Auditions (April 20, 21, & 22): Percussion Auditions for the 2021-2022 Marching Pride season start this Tuesday! Please be sure to register by Monday, April 19th at: https://forms.gle/9VpsgT5QRXNFD1bP8.
Rhythm of the Pride Recital (Thurs. April 29): The Rhythm of the Pride Recital has been moved to Thursday, April 29th! The dress rehearsal will now be on Wednesday, April 28th from 4:30-7:30pm. The recital will start at 6:30pm. This event is the end of the year recital for our auxiliary team and percussion students. Tickets will be sold at $5, but there will be a limit to how many tickets can be sold. Each student will have the opportunity to purchase 2 tickets. This will help to ensure that audience members can be socially distant during the recital. Masks will also be required by all in attendance at all times. More information will be given at a later time.
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Palmetto Ridge High School
1655 Victory Lane Naples, FL 34120
Director of Bands: Annabelle Robinson
Band Office: (239) 377-4745
Fax Number: (239) 377-2401