Band Calendar

December
Saturday 12/8 - District Band Auditions at West Potomac High School 
           Required as part of the 2nd quarter project for Wind Ensemble members
Concert - Wednesday 12/12 - WE SB and Concert/Beginning Band 7:15pm
           Wind Ensemble 6:00 Warm-up
           Symphonic Band 6:25 Warm-up 
           Concert Band 6:15pm Report, 6:50 Warm-up

January
Friday 11 - Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Rehearsal 3:30-6:30
Saturday 12 - Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Rehearsal 8:30-1:00

Wind Ensemble Sectionals - Each section will have a 50 minute rehearsal once a week (after school for 5 weeks) starting January 14th - students will chose the day and time.

Symphonic Band Sectionals - Each student will have two after school rehearsals, one in January and one in February on a Thursday after school 3:10-3:50

Wednesday 16 - District Jazz Auditions at Hammond Middle School, 4646 Seminary Rd. Alexandria, VA

February
All-District Band Event for those who audition and make the group
           Thursday 1/31/19 6:30-9:00
              Friday 2/1/19 8:00-5:00
              Saturday 2/2/19 8:30-Noon with a 2:00 Concert

Concert - Wednesday 2/20/19 - All Bands

Saturday 2/23 All-VA auditions for select students


March
Friday 3/1/19 - Symphonic Virginia Performance Assessment (evening)
Saturday 3/2/19 - Wind Ensemble Virginia Performance Assessment (day/afternoon)

Music Department Trip to Orlando, Florida
           Tuesday 3/26 - Mandatory Trip Meeting 7-8pm
              Wednesday 3/27 - Evening Departure on coach buses
              Thursday 3/28 - Morning arrival in Orlando
                             Details to follow.....................
             Saturday 3/30 - Night departure from Orlando
              Sunday 3/31 - 1:00 Arrival at Justice HS

April
4-6 All-VA Band for those who audition for and make the ensemble

Solo and Ensemble TBD

May
Concert - Wednesday 5/22 All Bands

June
Graduation Performance for Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble