Wednesday – June 1st – Conners Emerson Gym
UPDATE: The new JAZZ COMBO will play pre-concert music at 5:50.
Chorus Members, meet in the Library for warm-up at 5:30.
DRESS: Nice Spring Attire: Dresses and dress shirts suggested.
– no logo shirts, no ripped jeans, no tank tops, no t-shirts, no flip flops –
CONCERT STARTS AT 6:00
(After the Jazz Combo)
Now Let’s Have Some Fun!
Spring Concert 2016 – Wednesday June 1st at 6:00
Set up & Dress Rehearsal Schedule
Dress Rehearsals are 100% mandatory
The Dress Rehearsals in RED may impact your classes. Missing a dress rehearsal is NOT an option (stress this with your teacher as needed). You absolutely need to attend.
Tuesday May 31
1:30 – Staff Open Divider to Gym
1:40 – Initiate set-up in gym. Staff move 4 choir risers to stage.
2:30 – 3:00 – 5-8 Chorus Dress Rehearsal (during Learning Lab)
After School – Show Stoppers Dress Rehearsal
After School – Mr. Ellis and crew finish setting up gym floor.
Wednesday June 1
7:30 to 8:25 – Jazz Band Dress Rehearsal (in gym)
8:20 to 8:40 – String Quintet (in cafeteria)
8:30 to 8:45 – K-4 Assembly in Gym
8:45 to 9:10 – Swallowtail Fiddlers (on stage after k-4 assembly)
9:10 to 9:55 – 5-8 Orchestra Dress Rehearsal (in gym)
9:55 to 10:35 – 5-8 Band Dress Rehearsal (in gym)
2:30 to 3:15 – Jazz Combo Dress Rehearsal (in gym)
3:15 to 3:45 – Voices Dress Rehearsal (on stage)
5:30 – Chorus Warm-up (in Library)
5:50 – Places Everyone!
6:00 – CONCERT
FYI – The Emerson Band did and AWESOME job this morning (in the rain) for Memorial Day. Fantastic work, gang! You sounded INCREDIBLE – Mr. Ellis
Emerson Band and BH Town Band members,
The Memorial Day Ceremony IS happening this morning AT THE PIER. For those getting there a bit early, note we may be playing up on the green area instead of at the end of the pier (TBD).
You are responsible for: Your Instrument, your music, your flip folder, and lyre. If you need a music stand, you are responsible for bringing one for yourself. I will not bring extra music. If you do not have a flip folder you are responsible for bringing something to keep your music from blowing away (clothes pins).
ARRIVE 9:00 at school OR 9:30 at the pier, there will be a bus to/from school.
WE PLAY at 9:50 at the Town Pier, Ceremony is at 10:00
Dress nice, please – light raincoats are a good idea.
(no logo shirts, no ripped jeans, no tank tops, no flip flops… )
Conners Emerson BAND Parents, Students, and BH Town Band Members!
Tomorrow there is a 50/50 chance of rain in the forecast.
I will officially notify everyone by 8:30 tomorrow morning of our Memorial Day plans. You will be notified through the CEmusic.org site (via email if you are subscribed). If you do not get an email by 8:30, check the site homepage (sometimes there is a short lag on the emails).
FYI – Parents can help out other parents become more informed by letting them know of the existence of CEmusic.org. If they subscribe online, they will get the emails like you!
Thanks everyone, and hopefully we will see you tomorrow! – Mr Ellis
• The Band Plays MONDAY for Memorial Day: DETAILS
• Wednesday Night (6:00) is the Spring Concert (5-8 Band, Chorus, Orchestra and more…)
The MDI Bandits is a new band open to all MDIRSS Middle School and High School musicians. You need a band instrument, lyre, & music folio to participate. Sign up with your music teacher.
2016 BANDIT BAND CAMP
TWO MORNINGS & ONE PERFORMANCE!
Two Rehearsals: Sat 9-12 (6/25 & 7/2) at the High School (Music Rm)
This Camp is FREE to all MDIRSS students – Middle & High School.
Sign up at your school!
Performance: 4th of July Bar Harbor Parade (we will lead the parade).
Bandit Band Camp and Parade Info (pdf)
AND, Here is a LINK TO THE MUSIC
The 5-8 Band performs NEXT MONDAY, May 30th:
Hi Everyone! – Here are the few things that you may need to know.
• This is the LAST week of Band Lessons! Schedule HERE
• MDI String Festival is this Thursday at the HS
• BIG BAND NEWS – The New “MDI Bandit Band” is marching in the 4th of July Parade this year! This is part of the summer “Bandits Band Camp” offered by Mr. Ellis, Mr. Granholm, Mr. Lisy, and other Island Music Teachers. ALL MDIRSS BAND STUDENTS ARE ELIGIBLE. Sign up is going on right now at every MDIRSS school. MORE INFO – We currently have 55 students signed up! AWESOME!
• Next week, the 5-8 Band has two performances: Monday morning at the town Pier for Memorial Day and Wednesday Evening (final Concert).
More information will be coming out later this week on the upcoming band performances.
– Mr. Ellis
NEW Music has been posted: HERE
Practice, Practice, Practice!!!
No Jazz Band after school today
Wednesday morning @ 7:30