Car Wash – This Saturday is our spring car wash! All students will help wash cars at one of two shifts at 5 locations. The students started signing up last week. The locations are Sonic (N. Green Oaks), Dickey’s, Mama’s, Kwik Kar (Brown Tr.), and Bahama Buck’s. Student shifts are 9:30am-1:30pm or 12:30pm-4:30pm. Please click this following link to sign up for the adult chaperone locations/shifts. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0f4bafa728a3f49-april
Band Banquet – It’s already that time of year! The annual band and orchestra banquet!
Our Band & Orchestra Banquet will be held Friday May 10th at The White Room, located at 2227 W Park Row Dr, Arlington, TX 76013. Tickets will be on sale soon! This event is for all students and parents who would like to attend.
April and May Calendar – Be sure to keep up with all the events scheduled for the rest of the semester. http://www.lamarmusic.org/calendar/
Summer Band Schedule – The band google calendar is updated with summer and fall events. The football schedule and marching contest schedule is now posted. The marching contests are subject to change. I have attached the summer events schedule to this email.
Drumline Update – This week is the annual Drum-A-Thon! The percussionists will stay up all night practicing and playing games on Friday. The practicing part is a fundraiser.
Jazz Update – Jazz band is now preparing for the spring concert.
Color Guard Update – Great auditions last week!
Quote of the Week – “Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Events (the week ahead) –
Monday, April 22 3:30pm-5:30pm Percussion – “Surfacing”
Tuesday, April 23 3:15pm-5:00pm Full Orchestra Rehearsal
Tuesday, April 23 5:30pm-7:00pm Drumline Session
Wednesday, April 24 3:15pm-5:00pm Wind Symphony Rehearsal
Thursday, April 25 all day Torchy’s Tacos Fundraiser
Saturday, April 27 9:30am-4:30pm Car Wash
Band fees – Make sure fees are paid in full so you can participate in the band banquet, LHS prom, graduation, and other school functions. The activity fee is $275. Band activity fees can be paid online at https://goo.gl/voPwBw
Band room phone lines: Alan Lang – (682) 867-7006 | Kolby Kelly & Zack Riley – (682) 867-7058
Remind (texting service) text to 81010 with the following message:
Lamar Band – @lamarband
Band Parents – @lhsbandmom
Wind Symphony – @wsvfnd
Freshmen Band – @fbvfnd
Symphonic Band – @sbvfnd
Jazz Band(Both classes) – @lamarjazz1
Color Guard – @lamarguard
Honors Music – @honorsvfnd
Facebook: Lamar Viking Band
Twitter: @VikingBand (general band) | @AlanLangLHS (Mr. Lang)
Calendar – http://www.lamarmusic.org/calendar
For information or to contact the booster club, email firstname.lastname@example.org