Congratulations to all who participated in the KSHSAA Regional Solo and Ensemble Festival this Saturday! All entries earned a I or II Rating, with 23 events qualifying for the KSHSAA State Festival on April 30. See more information HERE.
This week Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band perform at the KSHSAA State Large Group Festival. All performances take place during the day. Teachers have been notified students will be missing class. Students need to bring / wear their concert black attire. Full schedules can be found in Canvas and also HERE.
Next Thursday, April 21 we host the BVW Concert Band Festival. Concert Band performs (students will need to bring / wear their concert black attire.) We do need student volunteers to make this a success! Students should check CANVAS and the Band App for links to volunteer.
Band Banquet / Senior Recognition / Fall Marching Show Reveal all take place on Monday, May 2! Click for Info!
Marching Band Kickoff - the start of our 2022 season Is May 19 with our Marching Band Kickoff. This will be an evening for current and new students to meet. We will take our first steps (literally) towards a successful season that night! Our pre-season and fall calendar can be found HERE.
London Updates: A couple of reminders / updates for our London New Years Day Parade Tour.
1. A reminder that April payments are due by April 15. $350 If you are following the suggested payment schedule. All accounts must be at a minimum $1000 per participant by June 1.
2. The government of the United Kingdom has rescinded all COVID-19 vaccine, testing, and quarantine requirements for international visitors. A COVID-19 vaccine is no longer required for tour participation. Be advised that at this time individuals returning to the United States from abroad must still provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test prior to leaving for the United States.
Monday, April 11
Booster Board Meeting - 6:00 PM in the band room (Time Change)
Wednesday, April 13
KSHSAA State Large Group Festival - Wind Ensemble & Symphonic Band - schedule
Thursday, April 21
BVW Concert Festival - during the day (Concert Band performs 1:30 PM.)
Fall Color Guard Audition Clinic - "Try a Spin" - 6-8 PM
Wednesday, April 27
KCKCC Jazz Festival
Saturday, April 30
KSHSAA State Solo & Ensemble Festival - Washburn Rural HS, Topeka
Band Banquet / Senior Recognition / Marching Show Reveal - Monday, May 2 - Click for Info!
Spring Band Concert - Tuesday, May 10
Drumline Clinics - May 5 & 12
Marching Band Kick-off & All Parent / Student Meeting - May 19
Graduation Performance (Grades 9-11) - May 22
Blue Valley West Bands