March 15, 2015

7th & 8th Gr. General Music

So proud of everyone who completed guitar several guitar songs!!!!!

We will finish this week with music history.

I hope that you continue to look for Tablature music as you go through life and continue to enjoy music.

7th & 8th Gr. Band Assessment

Band Assessment

Thursday

March 19, 2015

1:40PM

Singletary Center for the Arts

Lexington, KY

Please get me a note if you intend to take your child home from Lexington.  We hope to only bring one bus home.

You must wear white long sleeved dress shirt, black dress pants, dark socks, dark shoes, dark belt.

Get directon and parking instructions from your child.  I gave them out on Friday.

6th Grade Band

6th Grade Band Assessment

Wednesday

March 18, 2015

3:40PM

Singletary Center for the Arts

Lexington, KY

Free admission

Get direction and parking instructions from your child.

I need a note telling me that you will be taking your child home from Lexington if you do not plan for them to ride the bus home.  We hope to only have one bus to take home from assessment.

You must wear a short sleeved white polo shirt, Tan Kahki Pants, dark socks, dark belt , dark shoes. No tennis shoes!!

March 2, 2015

7th & 8th grade band assessment

7th & 8th GRADE BAND ASSESSMENT INFORMATION

 

WE HAVE 11 REHEARSALS UNTIL WE GO!!!!!

PLEASE HAVE YOUR CHILD PRACTICE EVERY SINGLE DAY!!!!!

I am staying after school Wednesday until 4:30 PM each week until band assessment.

 

WE HAVE A MANDATORY REHEARSAL!!!!!

SATURDAY MARCH 14, 2015 9:00am-3:00pm. AT THE HARRISON CO. MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

What your child will need to wear to band assessment:

 

A plain white long sleeved dress shirt and black dress pants, dark shoes, and dark belt for that day.

 

 

I would like as many parents, grandparents, etc. to attend the performance March 19, 2015.  We perform at Singletary Center for the Arts in Lexington KY at 1:40PM.  I hope you can take a half day from work to go.  I will have directions and parking instructions by next week.

 

Please put a check on the line for what your child will be doing.  I need to send two buses back to run routes so I need to know who will be riding back with me on the bus.  Students riding the bus back to Cynthiana will need a ride waiting for them at 3:45PM at the middle school.

 

6th grade band assessment

6th GRADE BAND ASSESSMENT INFORMATION

 

WE HAVE 11 REHEARSALS UNTIL WE GO!!!!!

PLEASE HAVE YOUR CHILD PRACTICE EVERY SINGLE DAY!!!!!

I am staying after school on Thursday until 4:30 PM each week until band assessment.

 

 

Band Assessment is Wednesday March 18, 2015 at Singletary Center for the Arts in Lexington.  We will play at 3:40.  You should be in your seats by 3:15.  I will have directions and information on parking in the next week.  This is a free event.

 

Please get a note to me letting me know that you are taking your child home from Lexington.  I hope that you are able to take a half day off work and come see your child perform.  We need great parent support for this event.

 

What your child will need to wear:

A plain white short sleeved polo shirt, Khaki pants, dark shoes, and dark belt for that day.

 

 

 

January 14, 2015

All Band Classes

HCMS BAND CALENDAR 2015

Please put this on your calendar.

7th & 8th Gr.———Saturday March 14, 2015 Mandatory Rehearsal 9:00AM-                                             3:00PM  HCMS

6th Gr. ———–—- Rehearse in the cafeteria Thurs. March12 1st and 2nd hours                                            and Tuesday  March 17 1st and 2nd hour

6th Gr.—————-Wednesday March 18, 2015 Band Assessment 3:00PM Lexington KY

7th & 8th Gr. ——– Thursday March 19, 2015 Band Assessment 1:40PM            Lexington KY

7th and 8th Gr.—— Starry Night Dress Rehearsal –Friday April 24, 2015 until 4:30 at HCHS Auditorium.  Performance-Saturday                                                     April 25, 2015 Warm up 6:00PM.  Performance at                                                              7:00PM.  HCHS Auditorium.

6th, 7th & 8th Gr.– Sunday May 17, 2015 Spring Concert 2:00PM/Warm up                                                 1:00 HCHS Auditorium

ALL STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO BE AT THEIR REHEARSALS AND EVENTS.  PLEASE WRITE THESE DATES ON YOUR CALENDARS.

 

January 8, 2015

7th & 8th Grade Honors Band

We are on regular schedule tomorrow.  Go to homeroom, take attendance and come to me with your coat, instrument, fingering chart, scale sheet, money for the hibachi grill ready to go.

Pick up a music stand from Mrs. Lucky

Make sure you have your signed permission slip.

BELOW ARE DIRECTIONS AND A SCHEDULE IN CASE YOUR CHILD HAS LOST IT.

Directions to Kentucky State University

District 7 Honors Band

Be at Bradford Hall by 9:00AM Saturday

  • From Cynthiana, take 62 to Georgetown
  • Take a left when you get to the stop light at the Toyota intersection
  • Follow this road until you see the sign that tells you to take a left to get to stay on 62 West.  (It will also get you to the 64 Juntion)
  • Drive until you can take a right onto 64 West
  • Take Exit 58 (the first Frankfort Exit)
  • Take a right at the end of the ramp West 60
  • Get into the left lane.  Take a left onto 676 West
  • Take a right onto 1659 North.  You will see a small Kentucky State University sign as you turn.
  • Take a right onto US Highway 60
  • Take a left onto Douglas Street
  • Take a left and park in that parking lot and the building is on up that street.

Performance is at 1:30  Dress up for this performance.

 

Dear Parents,

I am so proud of you child and their efforts to make the 7th District Honors Band.  I will be sending home directions as soon as I get them.  This is the schedule for Friday January 9, 2015 and Saturday January 10, 2015.

Friday, January 9, 2015

 

I will transport them on a school bus for Friday only.

Your child may wear jeans and a nice shirt.

8:15AM                 Friday January 9, 2015 leave for Frankfort KY

9:00AM                  Arrive at Kentucky State University and Register

9:30AM                  Begin rehearsal  (7th Gr. To band room 8th Gr. Stage)

10:30AM                                Directors Meeting

11:30AM                                7th Grade Breaks for Lunch (Student’s lunch will be prepaid by me)

12:15PM                 Begin rehearsal again for 7th grade.          8th Grade will eat lunch at this time.

1:00PM                   8th Grade Band rehearsal starts after lunch.

5:00PM                   Rehearsal Ends.

5:20PM                   Leave Frankfort for Georgetown.

WE WILL STOP IN GEORGETOWN AND EAT ON THE WAY HOMEPLEASE SEND MONEY FOR THIS MEAL.

I would like to do something special this year.  I have made reservations for the Hibachi Grill in Georgetown.  They will need around 15.00.  This is a fun experience.  Let me know if you are not able to afford the meal.

YOUR CHILDREN WILL CALL YOU WHEN WE LEAVE GEORGETOWN SO THAT YOU ARE AT THE MIDDLE SCHOOL TO PICK THEM UP WHEN WE ARRIVE HOME.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Students need to dress up for this concert.  Black pants and white shirt with tie is good for men, Dress, skirt outfit or dress pants and nice shirt for ladies.  Ladies may wear their white shirt black pants if they do not have anything appropriate.

PARENTS WILL NEED TO TRANSPORT THEIR CHILD TO SATURDAY’S REHEARSAL AND CONCERT

9:00AM                  7th Grade rehearses in the Auditorium.8th Grade rehearses in the band room

11:30AM                                8th Grade lunch

12:15AM                                8th Grade Warm-up in the band room 7th Grade Lunch Break

1:15PM                   7th Grade Warm-up on stage

1:30PM                   District 7 Middle School Concert in Bradford Hall Auditorium

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 18, 2014

7th & 8th Gr. General Music.

Looking forward to a new group of students after break.

Be ready to get involved and learn.

We will play guitars in the middle of the nine weeks if everyone is working hard.  Should be fun!!

7th & 8th Grade Bands

Dates for the rest of this school year!!!

  • All District Honors Band Friday January 9 & Saturday Jan. 10, 2015.  This is only for the fourteen students who made the audition cut.
  • Mandatory Band Rehearsal 9AM-3PM HCMS cafeteria March 14, 2015
  • Band Assessment March 19, 2015  Performance time 1:40  Singletary Center for the Arts in Lexington Kentucky.
  • Starry Night Rehearsal after school until 4:30 April 24, 2015
  • Starry Night Performance 6:00PM warm up 7:00PM performance April 25, 2015
  • Spring concert 2:00PM 1:00PM warm up May 17, 2015 HCHS Auditorium

 

Students will need their instrument the first day back after Winter Break!!!  Merry Christmas and be safe.  Have a wonderful time with your family!

 

 

6th Grade Bands

Everyone will need their instrument the first day back after Winter Break.

Everyone needs their book and instrument.

Our next performance will be March 18, 2014.  This is the Kentucky Music Educator’s Band Assessment.

We will perform at Singletary Center for the Arts in Lexington Kentucky.

Students will need to wear:

  • Short sleeved white polo shirt
  • Kahki tan pants
  • Black or brown socks
  • Black or brown shoes
  • Black or brown belt

We will leave during school but be back after school has been dismissed.  Your child will need a ride home from school.

Our performance time is currently 3:40.  Parents should arrive no later than 3:15 to watch.  It is a free event.

I will need a note the week prior to assessment stating that you will be taking your child from our event in Lexington if you choose for them to not ride the bus back to Cynthiana.

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