Both tomorrow’s Wind Band rehearsal and Friday’s Swing Band rehearsal will finish at the earlier time of 4.30pm.
All other rehearsals will be on as normal in preparation for the Christmas Festival, the Primary Pantomime and the school production of Hairspray.
PS – Advance tickets for the Marines joint concert (on March 2nd) will be on sale to parents & friends on Saturday 8th December ONLY: 10am-1pm at The Coro Box Office. The password to obtain these tickets will be posted here during the previous week.
Great first outing for the 18/19 Swing Band this afternoon – well done to everyone, especially with all the new pieces. Roll on concert season from January!!!!
Special congratulations to all the new players who performed some of the numbers with only one play-through under their belts (although I have been told that some players were sight-reading some of the pieces).
First full gig – Saturday 26th Jan (Broughton)
The set list for next Saturday is:
- Book – Boogie-Woogie Bugle
- Book – Saxes With Attitude
- Book – Sesame Street
- Book – Tuxedo Junction
- J VOX Beyond The Sea
- J VOX Straighten Up & Fly
- J VOX Feeling Good
- (J VOX That’s Life – if we have time to rehearse)
- Don’t You Worry About A Thing
- I Want You Back
- B VOX The Man I Love
- T VOX Everything
- T VOX Blue Skies
- T VOX Knock On Wood
- T VOX Lady Is A Tramp
- T VOX Sway
- Final Countdown
Please make sure that all pads are back in school for Wednesday.
Arrive at Market Cross at 3.10pm – everyone needs to help!!!!
Start playing as soon as possible after 3.20pm
Finish at some point around 5pm…..
DRESS UP WARM (including gloves of a style that you can still play in)
PLEASE could some students come to school after loading the van to help unload (Mr B’s shoulder is not in a good place and he has to avoid heavy lifting!)
Please note forthcoming dates in the calendar:
Sunday 2nd December – “Light A Life Service” @ St Marys Catholic Church. Chamber Choir singing from 4-5pm for St Marys Hospice. Christmas Jumpers as uniform.
Tuesday 11th December – UVHS Christmas Fayre (5-7pm). Brass Ensemble from 5-6 and Chamber Choir from 6-7 in the Dining Room.
Thursday 20th December – Senior Prizegiving @ The Coro. Chamber Choir singing from 6.45-7.25 on stage – Christmas Jumpers as uniform.
Apologies for the short notice, but we have only just been informed that we are in the programme for the Dickensian Festival in 2 weeks time.
Swing Band will be playing at Market Cross on Saturday 24th from 3.20pm-5pm(ish).
Players need to be there by 3.05pm to help unload the van and set up – wewill also need help packing away afterwards as well as unloading the van at school.
Dress code – warm!!!!
Many apologies, but I have to cancel tomorrow evening’s Swing Band rehearsal.