Greetings Band Family,
Thank you to all of you that attended this past Monday’s meeting. We had a fantastic turnout. We appreciate all that you are doing to promote our upcoming 2nd Annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser. This is an important one! Feel free to copy and paste the banner and flyer below and send it out to everyone you know!
2nd Annual Mattress Sale
The mattress sale is the only band event this week. There is no football game (open week).
To sign-up for volunteer spots for the mattress sale, please visit the Signup Genius page:
LOW COUNTRY INVITATIONAL (LCI) – NEXT SATURDAY, 9/29/18
The band will compete the in the Lowcountry Invitational next Saturday, September 29th at Wando High School.
The band will rehearse at May River HS early in the morning, most likely a 6:45am report time, be fed 2nd breakfast after rehearsal, and then head up to Wando High School for the contest. The plan is to stay for the remainder of the contest and for the awards & critique.
HOMECOMING GAME – NEXT FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th
Next Friday, September 28th is May River’s Homecoming Football Game. The band will not be performing the show at halftime. The plan is perform Pre-Game. More information will be shared once it is available.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13th – REHEARSAL OR CONTEST?
The Silver Sound has an all -day rehearsal scheduled for Saturday, October 13th. We are looking into the possibility of adding another contest on this day to make-up for the one we lost in Edisto. Currently, we are considering The 37th Annual Coastal Empire Classic at Effingham County High School. More to follow on this development!
HELP NEEDED!!!!! PROPS and UNIS!!!!!!
The band is need of parental assistance in two immediate areas – 1) PROPS, and 2) Uniforms. Please consider assisting with the construction of our prop frames, and/or assist with uniform fittings this Friday during the school day. We will be having all of the performers try on their uniforms. Students are asked to bring their marching shoes to school Friday. You must be an approved volunteer to help fit, but not to build props! Please enter and comment in the respective chat rooms on the BAND app. If you need the invitation to join our BAND group on the app, please email the director.
SCBDA LOWER STATE CLASS 3A PRELIMS – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20TH
We have our performance time for the SCBDA (South Carolina Band Directors Association) Lower State Class 3A Prelims held at Kellytown Stadium in Hartsville, SC.
We had a fantastic draw, and will perform towards the end of the 3A band lineup:
We are also excited that we will be able to see Bluffton HS Band’s performance shortly after ours! We will stay for the Awards ceremony and then return home to Bluffton. Our placement at Lower State contest will determine if we advance to the SCBDA Class 3A State Championships the following weekend at Batesburg-Leesville HS. More to follow!
Have a fantastic remainder to your week!