From the Band Room - October 29, 2017

Submitted by EBailey on Sun, 10/29/2017 - 00:00

From the President ~ Welcome to Cario Bands 2017-2018!

Hope everyone had a great week! Here’s an update for you of upcoming items…

From the Directors

Halloween Concert on Monday October 30th—the show will be at 7pm in the gym with the call time at 6:30 (7th graders in gym at 6:30 and 8th graders in the band room at 6:30

6th Grade Smart Music due Sunday November 5th

7th and 8th Graders have a unit of Smartmusic scales and sight reading they need to be studying


Coupon books have been sent home—any questions can be directed to

Also, a huge thanks to Liz Potter for working on these and also heading our Letter Writing Campaign this year

Pie Orders are due on Monday October 30th—please remember to send these in tomorrow!

Region/All State Auditions--7th and 8th grades

The Deadline for registrations for Region/All State auditions is due on Tuesday October 31st….an email was sent last Wednesday with details. As most of you know, we are well known for our performance in these auditions—and we want to continue the tradition. Forms are to be returned to the Band Room.

December Chair tests--7th and 8th grades

Information was sent last week also about the December chair tests, which is the big one for the year. It serves as a replacement for the All County auditions which was cancelled two years ago. Please see last week’s email for more information

Upcoming Events

Monday October 30th—All Pie Sale Orders must be submitted
Monday October 30th—Halloween Concert 7th and 8th Grade (time to follow)
Tuesday October 31st—Registration for Region and All State auditions
Tuesday November 14th—Jazz Band Concert—8th Grade Jazz Band—Cario—7pm
Wednesday November 15th—Fall Recital—Cario Band Room—6pm
Friday December 1st—Final FSA Payment Due
Monday December 4th—Brass chair tests—7th and 8th grades—4:30pm-7:30pm
Thursday December 7th—Woodwind/Percussion chair tests—4:30pm-7:30pm
Monday December 11th—7th Grade Holiday Concert—Cario Gym—7pm
Tuesday December 12th—8th Grade Holiday Concert—Cario Gym—7pm
Thursday December 14th—6th Grade Holiday Concert—Cario Gym—7pm