Upcoming Concert: SING DAY November 2, 2016 / 6:30 p.m. / MDIHS Gymnasium featuring a 100+ voice combined chorus of AOS91 middle school and high school vocalists
21 October: HERE is a list of who's signed up for what jazz- info soon on auditions. PEP BAND UPDATE: Check at 5pm for updates about weather and potential cancellations, if the game is cancelled, we play on Saturday at the same time.
Pizza Money DUE MONDAY!
13 October: Classical All State Folks, check this list to make sure that the information is correct and to receive your audition times!
6 October: Pizza sales packets are here! Sell some pizza, make some dough. All orders are due by October 24. Check it:
"LITTLE CAESARS PIZZA KIT SALE... starts TODAY. All orders (with full payment) are due on Oct. 24th. This is a quick turn around fundraiser that will earn students ~$4.00 per kit. The amount is dependent on the total number of kits our department sells. 200+ kits and we avoid a delivery charge. Delivery will be on Friday, November 4th. Pick up your orders in the HS Cafe between 2:15 -6:30pm. Kits need to remain frozen so it is very important for them to all be picked up on 11/4. Order forms can be picked up in the Music Room."
4 October: Pep Rally tomorrow! PEP BAND this Friday, be here at 6. If you have cross country, come as soon as it's over! Homecoming game!
27 September: If you are auditioning for classical all state, I need to know by October 5 to input information. Email Remy.
23 September: PEP BAND TONIGHT, BE THERE AT 6!!
21 September: We are looking for more people to play bass for jazz. Remy will teach you. If you play bass and want extra help, sign up. If you play trumpet and want to also play bass, sign up. If you want to learn about bass fishing, email me. 21 September: Folks interested in jazz, please fill out the interest survey on the jazz portion of our website. We are fielding interest now to ballpark how many groups we think we might offer and to figure out if we need more directors on staff. Fill it out! Tell your friends! I'd love to see a lot of new faces in the jazz program!
20 September: Four things: 1) documentary is posted. 2) there's a sign up on the bulletin board for folks that interested in doing jazz combo gigs this year 3) there's a sign up for jazz all state in the hall- make sure that if you are planning to audition, that your name is on that last.
18 September: Pep Band this Friday!! Be there at 6pm, be prepared to be picked up around 9 (you never quite know when the game will end but it's somewhere in there). For folks still needing pep band shirts, they are $8 and are available to purchase now- see Remy!
15 September: Ellsworth Community Music Institute has an opening for an older student volunteer who might wish to earn community service hours one afternoon each week at our registration desk in the atrium (large room inside the entrance to the Moore Community Center). Duties will include greeting parents and faculty, accepting payment from parents or other adults, etc. Typically, the hours would be from 2:00 until 6:00. http://www.ellsworthcommunitymusic.org/
14 September: Thank you to those who came to the parent meeting! If you didn't have the chance, we are excited to have a handbook for you to check out! It's a working draft. Throughout the year if you find places where things should be edited or sections should be added, please let us know! The handbook is the second item in the menu. It is expected that every member of the music program understands the material in the handbook! When there are edits, they will be posted in this section of the website!
13 September: Music Parent Meeting tonight, 6pm in the music room- will be short but juicy! Come and get the scoop for 2016-2017.
Pep Banders, here is a list of the music you should have in your books, check it out. If you are missing something talk to your section leader and Mr. Remy.
9 September: WELCOME BACK! We are off to a great start! Music Department parent meeting/open house on Tuesday, September 13 at 6pm! Hope to see you there!
1 September: Band folks, bring your instruments on day 1!! There is pep band this Friday, September 2. Freshman need to bring $8 to buy a shirt on Friday. Arrive at 6pm. For football pep band, we play pregame, timeouts (sometimes...), half time and at the end of the game. We estimate that the average football game is over between 8:45-9PM. Students should be picked up shortly afterwards. This game will be televised! Tell your friends.