Band Notes, 3/22: Instruments and classes

Hello, Shawnee Mission West Band Students!   You will need to get your instrument and get signed up online for the final quarter classes. Please complete both requests so we can get back in action with the band! Instrument Pickup from Shawnee Mission West I need to know who needs to pick up instruments from the band room - your personal or school-owned.  If possible, we would like everyone to have their instrument at home.   We are going to try to do some playing!  Percussion, if you do not have a snare or bell kit at home, we will pass out what we have for you.  Please see your email for…
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Wow! Latest Band News, 3-18-20

Are you as shocked as I am?  This is crazy, but here we are.  I know you have lots of questions, as do we as teachers and parents. Let me give you what I know at this point about our band. KSHSAA events (Solo and Ensemble & State Large Group) events have been canceled, right along with school.  Soloists, I have heard of some of our local colleges will be hosting virtual festivals in which you can record yourself and send to them for feedback.  More to come. London - Do not worry at this time.  We are still months away.  Direction will be coming. Flower fundraiser - many of…
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Band Notes 2-9-2020

Greetings everyone.  My how fast the time is flying by.  Here are this weeks notes.  There is a lot of information here.  Monday morning is the Heart of the West Pep Assembly.  It will be at the normal time between 2nd and 3rd periods.  Feel free to dress up for pajama day.  Please get out of class at 8:45 to come to the band room just like last time if you are a pep band member. Monday night – Percussion rehearsal.   Mr. Viking is just around the corner.  I need a list of names for the program please.  Curtis and Sean, will you coordinate and provide to me?  Thank you. Tuesday – Color Guard Pre-Audition Meeting for students and parents.  7:00p in the…
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Band Notes, 3/22: Instruments and classes

Hello, Shawnee Mission West Band Students!   You will need to get your instrument and get signed up online for the final quarter classes. Please complete both requests so we can get back in action with the band! Instrument Pickup from Shawnee Mission West I need to know who needs to pick up instruments from the band room - your personal or school-owned.  If possible, we would like everyone to have their instrument at home.   We are going to try to do some playing!  Percussion, if you do not have a snare or bell kit at home, we will pass out what we have for you.  Please see your email for…
Read More

Wow! Latest Band News, 3-18-20

Are you as shocked as I am?  This is crazy, but here we are.  I know you have lots of questions, as do we as teachers and parents. Let me give you what I know at this point about our band. KSHSAA events (Solo and Ensemble & State Large Group) events have been canceled, right along with school.  Soloists, I have heard of some of our local colleges will be hosting virtual festivals in which you can record yourself and send to them for feedback.  More to come. London - Do not worry at this time.  We are still months away.  Direction will be coming. Flower fundraiser - many of…
Read More

Band Notes 2-9-2020

Greetings everyone.  My how fast the time is flying by.  Here are this weeks notes.  There is a lot of information here.  Monday morning is the Heart of the West Pep Assembly.  It will be at the normal time between 2nd and 3rd periods.  Feel free to dress up for pajama day.  Please get out of class at 8:45 to come to the band room just like last time if you are a pep band member. Monday night – Percussion rehearsal.   Mr. Viking is just around the corner.  I need a list of names for the program please.  Curtis and Sean, will you coordinate and provide to me?  Thank you. Tuesday – Color Guard Pre-Audition Meeting for students and parents.  7:00p in the…
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Band Notes, 3/22: Instruments and classes

Hello, Shawnee Mission West Band Students!   You will need to get your instrument and get signed up online for the final quarter classes. Please complete both requests so we can get back in action with the band! Instrument Pickup from Shawnee Mission West I need to know who needs to pick up instruments from the band room - your personal or school-owned.  If possible, we would like everyone to have their instrument at home.   We are going to try to do some playing!  Percussion, if you do not have a snare or bell kit at home, we will pass out what we have for you.  Please see your email for…
Read More

Wow! Latest Band News, 3-18-20

Are you as shocked as I am?  This is crazy, but here we are.  I know you have lots of questions, as do we as teachers and parents. Let me give you what I know at this point about our band. KSHSAA events (Solo and Ensemble & State Large Group) events have been canceled, right along with school.  Soloists, I have heard of some of our local colleges will be hosting virtual festivals in which you can record yourself and send to them for feedback.  More to come. London - Do not worry at this time.  We are still months away.  Direction will be coming. Flower fundraiser - many of…
Read More

Band Notes 2-9-2020

Greetings everyone.  My how fast the time is flying by.  Here are this weeks notes.  There is a lot of information here.  Monday morning is the Heart of the West Pep Assembly.  It will be at the normal time between 2nd and 3rd periods.  Feel free to dress up for pajama day.  Please get out of class at 8:45 to come to the band room just like last time if you are a pep band member. Monday night – Percussion rehearsal.   Mr. Viking is just around the corner.  I need a list of names for the program please.  Curtis and Sean, will you coordinate and provide to me?  Thank you. Tuesday – Color Guard Pre-Audition Meeting for students and parents.  7:00p in the…
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