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Weekly Band “Notes” September 10-16, 2023

This Week’s Events

Monday, September 11


Tuesday, September 12

Marching Band Rehearsal 5-8pm (Main Field)

September Parent Meeting 7pm

Wednesday, September 13

No Wind Ensemble

Sectionals Front Ensemble & Drumline Rehearsal 3-5pm

Thursday, September 14

Marching Band Rehearsal 4-6:30pm (Practice Field)

Friday, September 15

All fees paid in full!

Home vs. Andrew Jackson HS (Call Time 5:45pm)

Saturday, September 16

All State Auditions @ Lyman HS

Band Fees DUE by September 15th

Please make sure you are staying on top of your band fee payments. Fees need to be PAID IN FULL by September 15th . Late payments will be turned over to school obligations, which will prevent students from attending after-school functions like homecoming & prom, participate in school sports, and from receiving their diploma at graduation.

Please contact Janet Lazar-Koenig with any questions regarding your balance at

All State Auditions this Saturday @ Lyman HS

All State Auditions are this Saturday at Lyman HS! Please plan to leave at least an hour and a half before your scheduled audition. Once you arrive, go the Media Center to check in, find your room, and then warm up. Make time to head to your audition room 10 minutes prior to your audition time, to see if the room is on time. PLEASE REVIEW THE AUDITION REQUIREMENTS & MAKE SURE YOU CAN PLAY THROUGH YOUR AUDITION WITH EASE. Here is a link to the script for each audition:

• 9-10 Concert Band Brass & Woodwinds:

***Some of the links above are not opening with the transition to this site: please download the PDF below at the end of this blog to open correctly.

Wind Ensemble Indy Payment DUE October 1st

Please check the Remind for new updates!

2023 Football Programs on Sale!

Don’t forget to pick up your football program ads next week! Programs are $10 and help support the band program!

Hydration Station Help at Practices

We need parent volunteers to help keep our students safe at practice! Please sign up here if you are able to help manage our hydration station during practice!

Silver Sands MS Needs Our Help!

If you have concert band pants they’ve outgrown, the Silver Sands band would love it if they would consider donating them to the Silver Sands band program. Former Silver Sands Students: check your closets and drawers for Silver Sands black band pants and red band jackets! The SSMS band has grown, and they are short of both! Drop items in the box by the uniform room!

Concert Attire

Our first concert of the year is October 11th for Jazz Bands & October 18th for Concert Bands! Please see below for information regarding concert uniforms & where to purchase a tuxedo.

.Jazz Band

Solid Black Button-Down

Shirt Black Dress Pants

Black Closed-Toe Dress Shoes

Black Mid-Calf Length Socks

Stud earrings ONLY (No necklaces or bracelets)

Concert Band Attire

• Black Concert Dress *Measured & ordered at Kick Off. If you did not attend Kick Off, please contact Mrs. Higgins*

• Closed-toed Black Shoes with low-to-no heel

• Stud earrings ONLY (No necklaces or bracelets)


• White Tuxedo Shirt

• Solid Black Bowtie

• Solid Black Vest

• Black Tuxedo Jacket *Wind Ensemble & Orchestra ONLY*

• Black Tuxedo Pants

• Black Dress Shoes

• Black Mid-Calf Length Socks

• Stud earrings ONLY (No necklaces or bracelets)

We recommend purchasing tuxedoes here: Daytona Tuxedos

1866 S. Ridgewood Ave.

South Daytona, Fl. 32119

(386) 322-6868

Band prices for the 2023-2024 school year from Daytona Tuxedo

1 button polyester tuxedo jacket $59.00

Black classic fit tuxedo pants $27.00 White wing collar $16.50 Black vest $25.00 Black cummerbund $8.50 Black pre-tied bow $3.75 Black self-tie bow tie $12.00


Slim fit Shirt $18.77

Slim Fit Tux Pants $30.04

Slim Fit Dress pants $30.04 Slim fit Jackets $79.00

Free hemming on the new clothes purchased. Tapering is an additional charge except for SLIM options.

$5 hem on pants and jackets purchased over 6 months ago. Add 6.5% Florida sales tax.

Band Calendar Access

Keep up with the latest band activity for the year by syncing our Google calendar to your phone:

If you are unable to sync the calendar to your phone, bookmark this link to our website to check out all upcoming dates.

Please note that the calendar has been filled through the entire 2023-2024 school year!

September 10-16, 2023
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