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Weekly Band “Notes” October 30-November 4, 2023









Monday, October 30 NO EVENTS Picture Day Forms passed out in class!


Tuesday, October 31 NO EVENTS


Wednesday, November 1

Wind Ensemble Rehearsal 2:45-4:45pm


Thursday, November Band & Color Guard Field Night 5-7pm



Friday, November 3 Band & Color Guard Picture Day (during class) Check Canvas for All County Audition Information TODAY


Saturday, November 4

Deltona HS/ Creekside MS/ Spruce Creek HS Color Guard Camp 9am-2pm @ SCHS








The Commodores, premiere jazz ensemble of the US Navy, will be in Sanford on November 1st, Holly Hill November 2nd (same night as Field Night), and November 3rd in Palm Coast.


For more information, including specific location, please visit this website:


This is a FREE concert! Don’t miss out on this opportunity!




Band Field Night is this Thursday from 5-7pm on the Main Field! Dress comfortably as this is our end-of-marching season celebration with food and games!


https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A044AAAA623A3F85-45439753-field


We will have hot dogs, hamburgers, and veggie burgers available, but sections will be responsible for bringing in the following items with them to field night:


o Color Guard- Condiments

o Front Ensemble & Drumline- Napkins

o Saxes- Plates

o Trumpets/Mellophones- Canned or bottled drinks

o Trombones/Baritones/Tubas- Hot dog and hamburger buns

o Clarinets- Sides o Flutes- Dessert




All students will have their photos taken for our large composite photo on November 3rd during class! Order forms will be passed out on Monday, October 30th, but you can pre­order your photos online now!


We will also need a few parent volunteers that day! Please sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A044AAAA623A3F85-45496837- instrumental


To purchase photos online, go to www.pdiportraits.com & apply the code 111623 at check out to waive the $6 shipping fee! If you order by November 3rd, you’ll receive a free photo calendar!




Don’t forget to check Canvas this Friday, to ensure you are signed up for the All-County Band Canvas course.


This year, students will have the option to record at home or to use our high-quality recording equipment at school. Mr. Martin will have a sign-up sheet available to any students who’d like to record at school.


All County recordings need to be uploaded to Canvas by Sunday, November 19th at 5pm!




1. Please complete this form https://forms.gle/ZYMZB8edkc8tgJZD6 by Monday October 30th, by 3:30pm.


2. Piano scores and checks are due by November 27th.


3. Solo & Ensemble is February 16th and 17th at Hagerty High School

Required Accompanist Rehearsals- January 20th, and February 3rd- All students will be scheduled for two practice sessions with your piano player. These two days are listed above. Any additional practice time outside of these two days are the responsibility of the student to schedule with the piano player and may cost an additional amount.


Cost- Students will need to turn a check in for $50 addressed to their piano player when turning in your score for your music. Student scores will not be accepted if a check is not submitted. Piano player names will be listed in the band room by November 28th.


Solos- All students that are Pre-IB and IB Music must play a solo at Solo and Ensemble. Remember, this is required for ALL Pre-IB Music & IB Music Courses.


9th Grade students- students should play a grade 3 or grade 4. Freshmen students may request to play a grade 5 solo but only with Mr. Martin's approval. Do not fill out a form if your request has not been approved.


Chamber Groups- Please meet and decide who will submit the form for the entire group. Only one form per chamber group!


Percussion Students- All Percussion students must play a mallet solo and timpani -or- snare solo. Refer to the list passed out in class.


IB Recital- The IB recital will be held on February 9th at 6:30pm in the band room. All Pre-IB students and IB students will attend but only junior and seniors will perform.


Wind Ensemble Chamber groups & Percussion Ensembles that Mrs. Martin has already assigned DO NOT need to complete this form for those entries.



A BIG thank you to former band parent and UCF Photographer, Mike Kitaif & Mr. Dragovic, for these wonderful photos from Senior Night! You can access and download those photos for free from here:


SmugMug


https://creekbandphotos.smugmug.com/2023-2024/Senior-Night


Password: creek band





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