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LHS Spring Concert/Events Update

Posted on April 25, 2015 at 11:35 AM

LHS Spring Concert/Events Update

The Spring Concert will be at LHS on Wednesday, May 20th. All band members should report at 7:00 PM to warm up. When you arrive at LHS you will report to the band room. It is important that you are in the band room with your instrument out ready to warm up at the report time. We are sharing this concert with both high school choirs. They will perform first beginning at 7:00 PM. We will need to warm up quietly while they are performing on the stage. We will be giving band and choir awards at this concert and recognizing the Fine Arts Hall of Fame recipients. The concert attire is the red polo, black pants, shoes and socks. Ladies may choose to wear more “stylish” shoes if you wish.

All students who plan to participate in marching band next year need to attend our spring rehearsals. All percussionist will have rehearsals on 4/29, 5/6 and 5/13 at LHS from 3:30­6:00 PM. The whole marching band will rehearse on Tuesday, May 19th from 3:00­5:00 and Thursday, May 21st from 3:00­5:00 PM. It is important for us to get together to play through the music and establish summer contacts with people in your section. I would also like to do some marching at these rehearsals so please come with the proper footwear and water!

Other important dates before the end of the school year:

*Monday, May 4th­ Marching Band Parent meeting in LHS auditorium at 6:30 PM. Anyone planning to participate in marching band should attend this meeting!

*Tuesday, May 19th­Board meeting recognition for any band student who participated in solo and ensemble and/or an honor band this year. Please meet outside room 311 in LHS at 6:45 PM. (This is in the front of the building.) We should be done around 7:15 PM. Dress nice for the occasion :)

*Monday, May 25th –Memorial Day. Report to the Save­A­Lot parking lot at 9:15 AM. We will perform at the cemetery across the street at 10:00 AM and then immediately go to the courthouse. You will need your own transportation to the courthouse. You should not stop at McDonald’s or anywhere else between the two events. Eat breakfast before you come and bring plenty of water. We will wear our summer uniform red polos, pants and black marching shoes. You may wear sunglasses.

*Thursday, May 28th –London Academy Graduation in LHS auditorium at 7:00 PM. Report time is 6:15 PM. Please wear your uniform. This is a tentative date and time as I have not confirmed this yet with the London Academy.

*Sunday, May 31st­ London High School Graduation in LHS gymnasium at 2:00 PM. Report time is 1:00 PM. Please wear your red polo, black pants and dress shoes.

We have accomplished so much this year including two trips to State!! I am so proud of everyone for their hard work and their commitment to making beautiful music. We will truly miss the senior class. Thank you for the many great years we had together. I hope you all continue to be makers, lovers and consumers of music for the rest of your life!


Mrs. Fugate

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