Also, to people wanting to go with West on Saturday to Lonestar: meet at PWSH at 10:40 AM. Please respond if you plan on going.
Eve wanted me to tell everyone that freshman are doing region mock auditions tomorrow during class.
My dearest children
Please have your region snare music and a pair of concert snare sticks in hand for class today
Also Wind Ensemble is A block and Symphonic Band is B block TODAY
Your Spaghetti Dinner tickets are not replaceable so give them to your parents when you get home.
Reminder that we have rehearsal tomorrow at 7:30 AM. Please get there before 7:30 so that we can start on time.
I need some volunteers for playing in the pep rally tomorrow
Reconsider because it's basically a free lesson!
Hey guys just a reminder: Practice-o-Rama is starting at 1 and going until 5 today. Those of you that weren't planning on going should
Battery: you all need to pick up your drums and take to PWSH
Good morning! Battery, here are the sticks I would like you to purchase:
Snares: 2 pairs of PR-2 each
Quads: 2 pairs of TS-2 each
Bass: 1 pair of FBX-1, 2 pairs of FBX-2, 1 pair FBX-3, and 1 pair FBX-4 total (not per player)
Also I need to hear from EVERYONE about the adjust band camp schedule in August. Is anyone unavailable the 6th?
If you would like lessons with me this summer or in the fall, e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hi folks! This is the Shepton High School Drumline message
|| The End of the Nadeau Era. The Beginning of the Wharton Era ||
Also: xylo and vibe covers are missing. Please look for them. Chimes still need to be addressed before we refer to video this weekend.
Just because concerts are done doesn't mean you guys can trash our areas. Please have it clean today.
After concert band, everyone needs to be on stage to remove all the stands and chairs to set up our ensemble
Please remind each other, it generally goes without saying that we show up 30 minutes early to everything to move gear.
Also, if you know who broke the chime pedal, please email me>
Percussion call time tonight is 5:15pm to move gear.
Reminder again: rehearsal after school. Let's get set up as quickly as possible.
Don't forget perc ensemble rehearsal after school today. 4:30-5:30
Please remind our more forgetful members
The band hall needs to be completely cleared right after school. One set of tenors, two snares (tall and short) and a marimba.
Basses can go to the ensemble room until the audition. We need at least two marimbas in there as well>
Orchestra call time is 6:30pm tonight. If you want to fill in Latin percussion for a piece, on stage at 6pm
Let's bring timpani and everything else down
Orch guys: don't forget we need to move gear right after school to the stage. Let's make sure we move quickly
Since a few have brought them to me, I will sign yearbooks if you wish. I MIGHT even say something nice
Missing one Salyers xylo (blue) and Salyers glock (black) mallets. Please help locate them
Orch guys: don't forget we have dress rehearsal today right after school
2 important emails coming in the next 15 minutes, please keep an eye out.
Most gear is already in the orch room. Please remind each other
I lied, the orchestra room, not the ensemble room
Don't forget, ensemble rehearsal right after school til 5:30. Please move quick to help put gear in ensemble room.
Also, reminder: we will rehearse in the ensemble room
Concert band, set up for the new piece
Please have your parts printed before class
Don't forget, ensemble rehearsal from 4:30 to 5:30 for those who can make it tomorrow. We will be in the ensemble room.
Symphonic percussionists: we cannot leave the bass drum mallets on top of the drum. It takes 10 seconds to put them up.
Orch rehearsal today: can we make sure to move the timpani and dreamiest
Be on the look out for an email tonight about the Shepton Spring Concert.
Also, please put cymbals back correctly now that they're marked
Everyone needs to come in after school today to help clean up.Way too much stuff left out and uncovered
Correction, Mr P and I will reopen at 5 not 4
Remember rehearsal at 10am, then call time at 6:30pm tonight
Please have all your music printed and ready tonight. Anyone without will be counted absent
7pm call time tonight, please remind each other and Brian krizman please
Pair of Salyers marimba mallets and the blue Salyers xylo mallets missing. If you have them, bring them tonight please.
2 Yamaha marimbas
musser vibes good one
Pearl kick drum w/stand
8 toms w/stand
Snare drum w/stand
Mr P will be by with the truck soon, can people get the following gear ready
Halo drumline guys, play the parts in part 2 that Mr P gave you. Only west is playing battery in part 2
Please check your emails
Don't forget, today is the final day to order show shirts. Please visit the planowestband.org site to order
Don't forget start striking chairs immediately after the bell so we can set up and start on time
Trio Guys- we spent too much time this morning cleaning for you to just throw stuff wherever you want. You have until the end of
School to clean it up. BEFORE the rehearsal.
Wind guys: please make sure you get all your gear packed as soon as you arrive to class.
Symphonic- we need to pack quickly as soon as you are released for uil today. Please double check everything you need
Please make sure we move quickly after school so we can start on time.
Don't forget Wild Woods rehearsal this afternoon 4:30 to 5:30
Halo rehearsal at West today after school. Battery guys need to be there. Anyone else is encouraged to join to work with west too
There will be rehearsal tomorrow with everyone from 4:30 to 5:30. You must have your parts ready to go by then.
If your haven't printed the new wild woods parts this week from the email, do so today. All parts have been changed and must be printed.
Don't forget, strike the band hall and set up Drumline/pit right after school.
Alex, Adam, Ansh: Drum Amalgam has been added to the percussion show. Please make sure you are still working.
Symphonic band. please make sure you set up the drumset in the back center of the ensemble.
Reminder: Shepton Drumline 4:30 to 6:30 today. Please get chairs and stands removed and equipment set after school.
Concert band please set up for wild woods.
Please have all keyboards out and mallets ready.
The room will stay locked for the remainder of the year.
Wind ensemble, pick up your gear after rehearsals. Starting Monday, we will begin sign out sheets for the room which will remain locked.
Don't forget: Wild woods rehearsal 430-530 marimbas, vibes, xylos, bells only.
We will have wildwoods rehearsal tomorrow from 430 to 530 with all keyboard instruments.
There is no halo rehearsal at Plano West today, they are gone for their trip.
Can we make sure that we stack chairs and stands, and then bring our drums and keyboards after school today? I want to start right at 4:30
Don't forget, Shepton Drum Camp #2 is tomorrow 4:30 to 6:30. Remind your friends.
Don't forget to pack all small gear, mallets/sticks, and hardware up after school. Volunteers will need to bring it to and from west
We will need a few volunteers to bring gear to west and back. All keyboards, timpani, tamtam, and bass drum is provided. We bring the rest.
EVERYONE needs to come by after school and help pack for the concerts tonight. Don't assume someone did it for you.
Concert band guys please have pads or drumsticks ready by the start of the class.
Don't know why tenors are still out, but they need to put away Not happy at all about the new broken head or the stands conditions.
We need a complete list of all instruments used from each band for UIL by tomorrow. Please take care of this today.
Concert band, please be set up for steel when you come to class
Percussion area and room absolutely must be cleaned by the end of the day. MS guys should not see this place trashed.
Sophomores: Plano West camp this afternoon is cancelled. An extra date will be added in April soon.
Let's not forget to remind each other and 8th graders, Shepton Drum camp tomorrow 4:30 to 6:30
Reminder: check your emails and spread the word. Lots of info that NEEDS to be checked before we get back
Please check your emails for the previous few messages sent out, especially about June Camp. Shepton Drumline email will be out around 7p.m.
Also, look to the flyers posted around the band room for west Drumline and June Camp. SHS information will be going out today, as well.
These are for the Sophomores Only! Freshman please do not mess with these as there are only enough for guys going to west next year.
Sophomores please pickup a packet from the percussion board for Plano West Camps
Jazz guys, today's cleaning grade of a C was saved because Yale was kind enough to clean up after you. Be sure to thank him
Sticks and mallets should be back in bags, not on the floor or cabinet. Bass drums back in their cases. You know how this works by now
Perc room definitely needs to be cleaned before tomorrow. Don't just leave stands set up in the middle of the floor, put them away.
I will be hearing everyone's solos tomorrow for grades, it will also be my bday so don't ruin it with bad sounds!
Hey guys, can someone email me some photos of the Shepton Drumline and front ensemble? I need some for flyers at the middle schools.
String quartet, I WILL be here for B lunch. Please be on time ready to go so we can rehearse your cuts for Saturday.
Amalgam guys, I won't be here at A lunch, but please be sure to rehearse and run your piece for Saturday time.
Also, it is a TEST grade. Emails have been sent about this multiple times.
Mr. Herring has been informed of this as well.
Hoo Daiko, EVERYONE has to do a group photo and video. You do NOT get to decide that you won't participate in a grade.
Adam and Alex don't forget I need to you at rehearsal in block lunch today
Good job to everyone who's performed so far, and good luck to those still waiting. I will be sending out judges comments today via email.
Percussion room needs to be cleaned before the end of the day. Grades are still in effect.
Hoo Daiko a lunch water night b lunch. Also, I need to see Adam and Alex during wind ensemble today
Very tempted to give an F for everyone's Monday grade.
Way too much stuff left out and lying on the ground from yesterday. Instruments uncovered, stands in the middle of the room, mallets on the floor.
Don't forget hoo Daiko and water night today at block lunch. Don't be late
Concert band needs to be set up for steel by 9am. Please get in early to set up.
Drum amalgam and ravel quartet today, don't forget
Akadinda guy and girls, don't forget rehearsal tomorrow at 8am
Please communicate amongst your ensembles to ensure everyone is aware of time and preparation
Please make sure you have checked your email from yesterday to note the rehearsal times starting tomorrow.
I still need Ben and ALex to respond to the email about rehearsal times. I will be reassigning times without your responses if you do not
I still need Alex, Daniel, Cydney, Lydia and Ben to respond to yesterday's email by tonight so I can set the schedule for ensembles
Ensemble sectionals sign up sheet is in your emails as well. Please read and complete this afternoon.
Pierce connor Yale griffin Freddy, I have sent your ensemble to your emails. Please read the message and print your parts tonight.
Vibraphone has been located, thank you.
We are some how missing a vibraphone, we need to find out where it is today please.
Everyone look to your email tonight around 8 for the google calendar and instructions on how to pick an ensemble sectional time
Ensemble D. A. N. - ensemble music will be in your email. Had printer problems this morning.
Also, please make sure you come in sometime to clean up the percussion areas and cover instruments
Don't forget, the band hall closes right after school, please get anything you need quickly when school lets out.
Good luck to everyone auditioning today! Please make sure we don't forget our equipment at the end.
To the ones putting holes in the wall. You have 24 hours to fess up before I talk with Herring.
Do not leave anything out to practice later. Put them back up immediately, directors are aware of the grading.
If something is left out more than one day, it's an automatic F. Everyone shares grades on clean up.
Im grading our clean up daily, so far for Monday and today, both C's. Everyday it's not clean it will be a C.
Have a good concert today! Don't forget to keep areas clean and make sure we help the middle school guys out. Set a good example!
I'm going to be very nice and allow everyone to work on all regions today during class. I can use sophomores to help clean up if possible
It will be cool today so a jacket may be a good idea as well. The buses are leaving right at 12 so don't be late!
Don't forget to eat or bring a lunch before coming to west. Bring money, Plano west shirt, and arrive at 11:30 at the latest.
Still missing quite a few emails about lonestar!
I need to hear from everyone tonight about lone star. Don't forget to look over show music and cadences tonight for this week!
All concert band pieces are assigned and ready for pickup by Mr Shirley's desk in the office. Please pick them up today!
Don't forget to respond for the lone star drum contest this weekend. Hope you guys have a safe (well some of you) and fun Halloween!
Audition results are up. Please make sure we clean before school ends today. you're still graded for your areas.
Please out your covers back on your drums for rehearsal today
Shoutout to basses! Recommended for best basses and only a few points off from taking it.
Battery take covers off and fold them neatly in your case
Please email me if you think you've spotted sticking errors I wrote or have questions. I want to have final drafts on the website tonight.
Tenors pt6 m104 sticking should LrrLrrll not LrlL
Awards for the two challenges today
Battery minus 5 laps
Pit minus 5 laps
Special Challenge is coming up next week.
Keep up the good work!
Leaders, be on the lookout for an email concerning uniform ideas for PDLC. Also, make sure we get Freddy on this remind group.
I was very happy with the triplet roll challenge today, have a great weekend with plenty of practice? Street beat is on the way.
Wednesday will be no rehearsal in the morning. I would highly advise using that time to get pass offs taken care of.
Don't forget, assignment due before midnight. Some of us forgot to write a summary at the end. Review to be sure you receive full credit.
Lots of people might want to review the assignment format and add the part they missed to their original email or document.
Dropbox website should be working again.
Dropbox website is down. Check again in an hour or so. I'll keep everyone posted in case an extension is needed.
Also, new parts need to be printed off by Monday morning
Please check emails for the assignment as well as show updates and play along tracks. Leaders- confirm with sections that they've got them.
I will be passing new info packets tomorrow to go in the folders. You will need it for every rehearsal everyday.
Don't forget to bring your 3ring binders tomorrow! Please have show music, exercises, and pencils.
Show music is up on Dropbox, check the Facebook and/or your emails. Leaders check that your section has music.
Lets make sure that everyone who does have a Facebook is on thee group page as we start to post more. No worries if you don't have one
We will have to push the percussion clean up session to later towards August Camp. More details later