Wind Ensemble MPA/Carowinds Spring Trip/Band-O-Rama date change

Band family,

This is a reminder email regarding our Wind Ensemble’s upcoming performance at MPA as well as our program-wide trip to Carowinds!  Please make note of the date change for Band-o-Rama: Tuesday, April 16! Time is still 6pm in the main gym.

Wind Ensemble MPA – Friday, April 5
1:45pm – students released from 4th period/report to NLHS/change into concert attire
2:15pm – depart NLHS for Mooresville HS via activity bus
3:00pm – arrive MHS/orientation
3:50pm – warmup
4:35pm – MPA Performance!
5:15pm – sightread
5:30pm – receive rating/load buses/depart for NLHS
6:15pm – arrive NLHS/unload
Dress for this performance is All-Black.  Students may leave from Mooresville HS after our performance if a note is presented.  I ask that all students ride the bus to Mooresville.  Hope many parents will be able to make it out to hear our Wind Ensemble! This performance is often the most polished of the year and it’s nice to perform for an audience!
Carowinds Spring Trip – Saturday, April 6

7:45 – Arrive North Lincoln High School

8:00 – Depart North Lincoln High School for Carowinds (via activity bus)

8:45 – Arrive to Carowinds, pass out tickets and meal tickets

9:00 – Time in Park

4:30 – Meet at front gate of park to prepare for performance

5:30 – listen to NLMS Band students perform!

5:55 – Warm-up

6:20 – Performance at Carowinds Festival of Music

7:00 – Depart Carowinds for NLHS

8:00 – Pick up students from NLHS

Performance Attire: NLHS Band shirts (New for this!), Khaki Shorts, Tennis Shoes – students may wear other clothes in the park… make sure they are school appropriate!

Items to Bring: Sunscreen, cell phone, drawstring bag, extra money, sunglasses

Music will be handed out to Wind Ensemble members this week in class. Symphonic Band members already have the music from their Festival concert cycle.

Please let me know if you have any questions!

Yay Band!

Mr. Still

P.S. Please remember that the date for Band-o-Rama has been moved to Tuesday, April 16! Time is still 6pm in the main gym. A food truck will be onsite to serve dinner! Come hear all of our North Lincoln bands!

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