Solo & Ensemble – Congratulations to Ryan Fuhrman. He also advanced to state solo & ensemble contest. The UIL office made a clerical error on his judges sheet.
Spring Trip – Payments for March are due on the 17th. Since that is during spring break, please deliver the payment to Lang’s office before we leave on break. The last payment is April 17th, but early payments are always appreciated! Detailed information will be coming out very soon regarding the trip. It will likely be posted at the orchestra website https://www.lamarorchestra.com/single-post/2016/11/02/Spring-Trip-to-MemphisNashville-info
Jazz Band – THANK YOU! Thanks to all the parents and students who worked all day Saturday to run a fantastic inaugural jazz contest here at Lamar! Great job jazz students with all your performances!
Winterguard – Congrats Blue and Varsity on your performances this past Saturday at Bowie HS.
Save the Date – June 17th we will bring back the Lamar band mattress sale fundraiser! A few years back we did our first mattress sale with great success. It’s time once again to set up a mattress store in the band room. DON’T BUY A MATTRESS UNTIL JUNE! See the attached flyer.
Sectionals – See the sectional schedule below. If you have an excused absence, parents must contact a director by email, written note or phone call.
Eligibility – All band students who have a failing grade on the report card will be attending study hall in the band room to help improve grades in all classes. They will eat lunch first and attend study hall in the band room for the last 20mins.
Stay Connected –
Remind is the text service we use to communicate information via mass text. There is an app available if you would like that instead of a text or email. https://www.remind.com/
Text to 81010 with the following message:
Lamar Band – @lamarband
Color Guard – @lamarguard
Band Parents – @lhsbandmom
Nashville Trip – @vfndnash
TWITTER – @VikingBand
INSTAGRAM – @lamarband
FACEBOOK – Lamar Viking Band
Events (the week ahead)
Saturday, March 4 All Day Lamar HS Jazz Festival
Monday, March 6 6:00-8:00 Lamar Open House
Wednesday, March 8 5:00-8:00 Dickey’s BBQ Fundraiser
Sectionals – Changes to the norm are in bold
3:00pm-5:00pm Percussion Ensemble – Spun
5:00pm-7:00pm Drumline Auditions
6:45am-7:30am Wind Symphony trumpets
3:00pm-4:00pm Freshmen flutes
4:00pm-5:00pm Freshmen low brass
5:00pm-6:00pm Jazz combo
6:45am-7:30am Wind Symphony French horns
3:00pm-4:00pm Freshmen woodwinds (minus flutes)
3:00pm-4:00pm Wind Symphony clarinets
4:00pm-5:00pm Symphonic woodwinds
5:00pm-6:00pm Symphonic brass
3:00pm-4:00pm Jazz (Carlton will announce at the beginning of the week)
4:00pm-5:00pm Wind Symphony Low Brass
4:00pm-5:00pm Percussion (Sacrificial Rite)
6:45am-7:30am Wind Symphony flutes
Quote of the Week – “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” -Wayne Gretzky