Newsletter October 23, 2017

Appalachian Marching Band Festival 10/28
MBF is Saturday. Schedule is below.

MP Band Schedule: October 23-29, 2017
Monday (10/23/17) Class Rehearsals. Full Ensemble 3-6 PM.
Tuesday (10/24/17) Class Rehearsals. Hornline and Percussion 3-6 PM.
Wednesday (10/25/17) Class Rehearsals. Colorguard 4-7 PM.
Thursday (10/26/17) Half Day for Students. Dismissal at 11:00 AM. Full Ensemble 3-6 PM.
Friday (10/27/17) Teacher Workday. Senior Night Football vs. West Montgomery. Call time 5:00 PM.
Saturday (10/28/17) See below.
8:00 AM- Call time in the Cafeteria for Breakfast
8:30 AM- Clean & Pack Equipment
9:30 AM- Load & Depart (You should have your Under Armor on when you get on the bus)
12:30 PM- Arrive in Boone, Assemble Props, Unload Equipment, Etc.
1:30 PM- Lunch (sandwiches, chips, etc.)
2:30 PM- Hornline, Battery, & Colorguard head for Sanford Mall (on foot) for Visual Warm-up Block
2:30 PM- Front Ensemble does whatever Jazz says to do.
4:25 PM- Hornline, Battery, & Colorguard back from Visual Warm-up
4:30 PM- Snacky Poo & H2O
4:45 PM- Full Uniform
5:30 PM- Warm-Up
6:00 PM- Transit to Stadium
6:10 PM- Gate
6:15 PM- Perform
6:30 PM- Change out of uniform, break down props, load equipment
7:30 PM- Head back into the stadium as an ensemble
9:15 PM- ASU Exhibition Performance
9:30 PM- Awards
10:30 PM- Depart for MPHS
1:30 AM- Arrive at MPHS, Unload & Go Home
Sunday (10/29/17) Eat, sleep, practice, repeat.

Remaining Competitions
November 4, 2017 = North Davidson Fall Festival of Bands (Performance Time TBA)

Spring Break Orlando Trip
Universal Studios Orlando
April 1-5, 2018
First payment of $150.00 due November 6, 2017
Accompanying paperwork required for all students
Parents should check backpacks for “blue packets” that were distributed last Thursday.