WEEKLY NEWS: October 18 - October 31, 2020
Below is your WHS Band Boosters news for the next two weeks. We wish you all a very safe, happy, and healthy fall break!
FROM DIRECTOR MUTH
1. MARCHING BAND FAMILIES:
Thank you all for a great season. It wasn’t what we had planned, but we are so glad that we were able to spend the fall with each student working to get better as a group. Thank you for your time and energy and we look forward to seeing you in winter and next fall. If you have any marching band materials still at home please make sure they are returned asap.
2. WINTER PROGRAMS:
Winter is coming! We are excited for the return of all our winter programs. We have a great season planned, and are thrilled to share all of the exciting information with you at our call out meetings. All call out meetings for our winter programs will take place the week after Fall Break. Call out meeting and basic program information is as follows:
Start inviting others to come be a part of these great groups and stay tuned to our social media accounts over the next few weeks for show teasers and additional announcements!
FROM PETER LUTTRULL: JAZZ AUDITIONS
Below you will find links to charts and a play along for you to practice! Keep in mind that on the recording there is an 8 measure introduction before the melody comes in.
For our audition you will also need to play a major and minor scale of your choosing. It must be played 2 octaves. You will then improvise 2 choruses on a blues (accompanied by me!)
HERE is a link to a play along for "Take the 'A' Train"
LAUNDRY SOAP PICK-UP
Students who had laundry soap sales should plan on picking up their orders TOMORROW night (Wednesday, 10/28) from 6:45PM - 9PM at NSPIRE church in Westfield .
NSPIRE Church is located at 18097 Sun Park Drive off of 181st Street (just west of US31 before you go under the bridge) in the dark gray part of the building attached to the Grand Junction Tasting Room (red building)
If you have questions or are unable to pick up your orders tomorrow evening, please reach out to Becky Morgan at (317) 430-5668 or via email at email@example.com
Please join the WBBA as we celebrate "WASH-toberfest!" We have two great fundraisers to help the Westfield Bands and Guard "clean-up" on these socially distant opportunities! And keep an eye out for information about Butter Braids. Order forms are coming soon and delivery will be November 18 in time to stock up for the holidays!
1. Crew Carwash: :The Westfield Band and Guard Crew Car Wash Sale is a great opportunity to stock up on Crew car washes for the winter or as holiday gifts to give! This fundraiser is only online and will run through the entire month of October. Please see the instructions found HERE and be sure to add the promotional code. WBBA gets a percentage of all SINGLE car wash sales. Please contact Rhonda if you have any questions.
2. Butter Braids: The Band Booster Butter Braid fundraiser begins in just TWO weeks on October 25th! If you haven’t had a Butter Braid they are DELICIOUS and EASY to make - simply thaw over night, bake and serve. This is the perfect breakfast for Thanksgiving and Christmas family and guests! Even better is that each Butter Braid your student sells earns funds for the Boosters AND your student's personal band account. Order pick-up will be Wednesday, November 18, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. You MUST pick up your order on that day. You can check out all the details HERE..
3.Dine to Donate: October 28: Mark your calendars for the next Band Boosters Dine to Donate night at Moe's Southwest Grill in Westfield from 4-8pm. More information coming soon!
4.Ongoing Fundraiser: The Friends and Family fundraiser continues at this time. This VIRTUAL Friends & Family Fundraiser is a great way to support the Westfield Band and Guard Programs. Please click HERE for more information and a paper order form. We are SO EXCITED to be able to share our 100% online links to become a FRIENDS and FAMILY DONOR! Click HERE for the online donor store.
As always, thank you for your support! If you have any questions please contact Rhonda at firstname.lastname@example.org
BAND BOOSTERS BOARD LOOKING TO BUILD TEAM
WE WANT YOU! The Westfield Band Boosters Board of Directors is looking to build our team! We have 3 open positions we intend to fill. Expectations for the positions include attending a monthly meeting, held the 3rd Monday of each month, and chairing a committee. We have a lot of committees from which to choose, each with varying degrees of commitment, and you will NEVER be expected to anything on your own. We have an amazing group of parents who are willing to jump in and help! If you are interested or if you have any questions, please email Lonnie Phares at email@example.com
2021 SHAMROCK SHOWCASE: FEBRUARY 13
On February 13, 2021 WHS Band and Guard will host the Indiana High School Color Guard Association for our annual Shamrock Showcase competition. We are looking for a parent committee chair that will assist us in planning and organizing of this major event. If you are interested please email Dave at firstname.lastname@example.org
CONCERT BAND FEES:
Fees for Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Symphony and Percussion Band were due September 4th. Listed is the payment schedule:
Friday, September 4th - $90 (if student is enrolled in all 3 trimesters)
Friday, September 4th - $60 (if student is enrolled in only 2 trimesters)
Please use the deposit slip form with all payments; these can be found outside Mr. Muth’s office or in the Google drive. Payments should be placed in an envelope with the student’s first and last name on it and dropped off in the Band Booster drop box outside of Mr. Muth’s office. You may also log into your student’s Charms account and make a payment via PayPal. If you have any questions or if you need to make other arrangements, please contact our Treasurer, Angie Davis, at email@example.com
WHS Bands and Guard Class of 2021. In the midst of the continued pandemic and disruption of senior activities for the WHS Bands and Guard Class of 2021, we would LOVE to honor our 2021 bands and guard seniors throughout the year with an "Adopt-a-WHS Band and Guard Senior" program which will be run through a Facebook group. Our hope is to have every WHS bands and guard senior "adopted" by at least two people who will then shower the Senior with TLC at least monthly through graduation.
To request to join the FB group "ADOPT a WHS BANDS and GUARD Senior" please follow THIS link. If you need any help or have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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