Director's Updates

Mar 8, 2019, 4:48 PM
Dear Band Parents, This email contains two forms regarding Booster Board elections and parent involvement interest for the 2019-2020 school year. Board elections will occur at the April Band Parent meeting on Tuesday, April 8, 2019 at 6pm in the seminar room (Gym side of school). We have several openings on the board for next school year. Please note that you may … <a href="https://bandofknights.com/2019/03/08/2019-2020-booster-board-nominations-and-committee-questionnaire/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">2019-2020 Booster Board nominations and committee questionnaire</span></a>
Mar 3, 2019, 8:51 PM
Band family, Below are some reminders of upcoming performances/events as well spring fundraisers. These spring fundraisers are VERY important as they help us generate the necessary start-up funds for next year and finish paying staff. PLEASE READ THIS EMAIL IN ITS ENTIRETY! March 19 LCS Festival Concert – WE/SB @ North LIncoln 6:00pm April 4 … <a href="https://bandofknights.com/2019/03/03/important-upcoming-events/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Important Upcoming Events</span></a>
Mar 3, 2019, 8:49 PM
Band family, I need to share all the great things happening at North Lincoln! On Wednesday, the NLMS bands had a very successful lasagna dinner and fundraiser. Raised over $2500 for the middle school bands! Kuddos to Mr. Stokes and the NLMS Bands! On Friday, NL welcomed back the inaugural band director, Mr. Neil Underwood, to work with … <a href="https://bandofknights.com/2019/03/03/congratulations-north-lincoln/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Congratulations North Lincoln!</span></a>
Jan 20, 2019, 9:43 PM
Band family, 2019 Band Camp Dates Pre-Camp: July 23-26 5:30pm-8:30pm Band Camp: July 29-Aug. 2 8am-8:30pm Post Camp: Aug. 5-9 5:30-8:30pm* Open Houses will be confirmed later Saturday Mini-Camps: Aug. 24 8am-4pm, Sept. 21 8am-4pm As most of you know, LCS will begin next school year 2 weeks earlier on Aug. 12. Mr. Stokes, Ms. Barber and I feel this band camp schedule is … <a href="https://bandofknights.com/2019/01/20/2019-summer-marching-band-camp-schedule/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">2019 Summer Marching Band camp schedule</span></a>
Jan 20, 2019, 9:34 PM
These students will represent NL at a few upcoming Honor Band and Orchestra clinic throughout the state! Job well done! South Central District Senior High Honor Band (11-12 grades) Ethan Farkas, 3rd Chair Trumpet (All-State eligible) Braxton Lippard, 2nd Chair Percussion (All-State eligible) South Central District High School Honor Band (9-10 grades) Hannah Nazif – … <a href="https://bandofknights.com/2019/01/20/congratulations-honor-band-orchestra-students/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Congratulations Honor Band & Orchestra Students!</span></a>
Dec 10, 2018, 2:10 PM
Band Family, This email contains information regarding our Holiday Concert Dress Rehearsal on Monday, December 17, from 3:30-5:30pm, and our Holiday Concert on Tuesday, December 18, at 7:00pm in the auditorium. As both dates were on the syllabus sent out back in August, both are mandatory. Call time for all Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble students will be 6:00pm on stage for sound check and tuning. Dress is concert … <a href="https://bandofknights.com/2018/12/10/holiday-concert-and-dress-rehearsal-reminders/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Holiday Concert and Dress Rehearsal reminders</span></a>
Nov 19, 2018, 11:00 AM
Dear NL Band families, Happy Thanksgiving week! I wanted to open my letter by saying how grateful I am for each person who is apart of this program. I love each child who sets foot in the band room and I sincerely enjoy working with wonderful parents and family members. Our staff is second to … <a href="https://bandofknights.com/2018/11/19/home-playoff-game/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Home Playoff game</span></a>
Nov 19, 2018, 10:00 AM
Orders & Money Due: Wednesday Dec. 5th (white copy order form only) Sheets will be available for pickup Tuesday Dec. 18th @ the Winter Concert Cost: $40 all sizes comes with 2 pillow cases $10 extra pillow cases Specifications: Colors: 14 colors (black &amp; white available, not pictured) Swatches (sample fabric squares of each color … <a href="https://bandofknights.com/2018/11/19/band-of-knights-bed-sheet-fundraiser/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Band of Knights Bed Sheet Fundraiser</span></a>
Nov 1, 2018, 10:15 AM
Band family, This email is to remind you of the approach deadline for signing up for the spring Washington, D.C. trip. The original deadline is tomorrow; however, I will extend it to Tuesday evening at Encore. Please go online and sign up for the trip if you plan to go. As of now, we have … <a href="https://bandofknights.com/2018/11/01/deadline-for-the-washington-dc-spring-trip-extended-to-tuesday-nov-6/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Deadline for the Washington, DC spring trip extended to Tuesday, Nov. 6</span></a>
Nov 1, 2018, 10:14 AM
Dear band students and parents, Happy November! We are wrapping up an awesome marching band season with tomorrow’s final regular session football game (Senior and Middle School night!), Encore next Tuesday and parade season! While we will bid the marching season goodbye officially at Encore, November marks the start of a new season: Winter! Attached … <a href="https://bandofknights.com/2018/11/01/winter-spring-ensembles/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Winter/Spring Ensembles</span></a>