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DOWNRIVER MUSIC GUILD ALL STAR BAND
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Allen Park High School - Center for the Arts
Dr. John Pasquale, University of Michigan - Guest Conductor

Middle School All-Star Band Selections

DMG ALL STAR BAND ITINERARY: APRIL 18, 2015
8:30-9:00AM CHECK-IN AUDITORIUM LOBBY(DIRECTORS FILL OUT NAME TAGS)
9:00-9:15AM INTRODUCTIONS/ITINERARY AUDITORIUM
9:15-9:30AM
MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS PUT BELONGINGS/CASES IN GREEN ROOM
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS BELONGING/CASESCHOIR ROOM A2
9:30-11:00AM REHEARSE SONG 4 WITH GUEST CONDUCTOR
MIDDLE SCHOOL IN AUDITORIUM W/GUEST9:30-10:15…THEN SONG 1
HIGH SCHOOL IN BAND ROOM…SONG 1 THEN W/GUEST 10:15-11:00

11:00-11:15AM BREAK (SNACK IN LOBBY OF AUDITORIUM)

11:15-12:15PM REHEARSAL SONG 2 THEN 3 (30MIN. EACH)
MS IN AUDITORIUM/HS IN BAND ROOM
12:15-12:45PM LUNCH IN CAFETERIA
(LUNCH PROVIDED OR BRING THEIR OWN LUNCH IF PREFFERED) CHOICES:
•PEANUT BUTTER JELLY
•PIZZA (PLAIN OR PEPPERONI)
•CHIPS
•POP
•DESSERT
12:45-1:00PM (DIRECTORS PLEASE ASSIST WITH CHAIRS/STANDS FOR SWITCH)
MIDDLE SCHOOL TO BAND ROOM
HIGH SCHOOL TO AUDITORIUM
1:00-2:30PM REHEARSAL SONGS 1, 2, 3 (30 MIN. EACH)
2:30-2:45PM BREAK
2:45-3:30PM GUEST CONDUCTOR FINAL REHEARSAL (ALL STUDENTS IN AUDITORIUM)
MIDDLE SCHOOL 2:45-3:00 ON STAGE (HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WATCH)
HIGH SCHOOL 3:05-3:30 ON STAGE(MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS WATCH)
3:30PM STUDENT DISMISSAL VIA AUDITORIUM LOBBY…PICK UP SHIRT ON WAY OUT
3:30PM DIRECTORS SET STAGE FOR MS
5:45PM CHECK-IN FOR PERFORMANCE
6:00-6:30PM FINAL RUN-THROUGH OF SONGS 1-3AS NEEDED
MIDDLE SCHOOL 6:00-6:30 ON STAGE (THEN CLOSE CURTAIN FOR FINAL TUNING)
HIGH SCHOOL 6:00-6:30 BAND ROOM
6:30 PM DOORS OPEN
7:00PM CONCERT
*STUDENT PERFORMANCE ATTIRE: BLACK SHOES/PANTS AND T-SHIRT PROVIDED

 



PRACTICE CARDS: It is expected that students will make time to practice their instrument for a minimum of 60 minutes each week. Students who practice for more than 90 minutes in a week will earn extra credit points toward their grade!
There are 2 parts to the Practice Card:
1. Time Component – students will record the number of minutes of practice each day and the total number of minutes for that week.
2. Reflection Component – students will indicate what they worked on during their practice and some thoughts about their work.
*The Practice Card is not complete without the signature of a parent or guardian to verify the time totals. You may use the prepared Practice Cards from the Band Director or you may design your own. Any slip of paper with the time, reflection and a parent signature is acceptable.
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