Side-by-Side Concert - Tuesday, Dec. 3
Don't miss this annual concert featuring the FC Wind Symphony along with the concert bands from Middle Schools East and West! Performances begin at 6:30 Tuesday evening in the Robert Mason Auditorium. Parent help is needed to help feed 250 students and staff before the concert. If you are available to help from 4:30-6:00, please contact Denise Holaday at 317-374-9300 (text). Other questions? Contact Denise at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sounds of the Season - Almost Sold Out!
Don't miss out on FC's holiday extravaganza featuring FC Choirs as well as the FC Wind Ensemble! Featured ensembles from Franklin Central High School include the Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Encores, Statesmen, Accents, Chamber Choir, High Voltage & FC Singers. Seats are $8, $12 & $15. All seats are assigned. Few seats remain - order now!
Winter Band Concert - Tuesday, Dec. 17
Our Winter Band Concert will feature FC's Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Symphony ensembles. The concert will begin at 7pm in the Robert Mason Auditorium (call time for performers is 6:30pm). A required rehearsal for Concert and Symphonic Bands, along with Percussion Class, will be held Monday, December 16, 3-5pm. Mark your calendars and please plan accordingly! Questions? Contact Denise Holaday (email@example.com)
FC Jazz Ensemble at the Jazz Kitchen - Sunday, Dec. 22
The FC Jazz Ensemble and Guest Artist Dr. Mark O'Connor, Director of Jazz Studies at UIndy, will be performing at the Jazz Kitchen in Broad Ripple on Sunday, December 22 from 12:30-2pm. An excellent buffet-style lunch will be served. Tickets are $32 each, and performers are free. Purchase tickets here. Your emailed receipt will be your entrance ticket. Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org
New Scrips Code - for New Accounts Only!
If you are signing up for a new Scrips account, please reach out to Amanda Groce for the code - we are having spammers trying to access our account, so please include your student's name in the email when you request the code. If you have an existing Scrips account, you do not need to do anything - your account will still work and accrue money for your student band account. Learn how you can use Scrips to earn money for your students' band account.
Marching Band Fees should be Paid in Full & First Payment is Due Now for Winter Band Opportunities
Parents - At this time, all Marching Band fees should be paid in full. If you have not paid your 2019 MB fees, please contact Becky Richardson to make payment arrangements. Also, Winter Guard and Indoor fees have been added to those students participating. Refer to your Financial Agreement for the amount. Go here for payment methods including online payments. You will be receiving a statement this week from CutTime. If you do not receive a statement, please make sure we have your email address on file in CutTime. Using CutTime will allow up-to-date access to your account balance.
Winter Band Opportunities
Winter Guard - Paperwork Due Monday, Dec. 2
Congratulations to the students who were named to Varsity and JV Winter Guard! There are many new guard members from marching band winds. All paperwork is due on Monday, December 2 and can be found on the FC Winter Guard web page. Note that Varsity and JV Guard have separate practice and competition schedules which can found on the FC Winter Guard web page or on the FC Bands Calendar.
Pep Band Practices Start This Week
Pep Band practices will be held in the band room. Upcoming practices:
IPA Clinic Day - Dec. 7, 9a-4p
Make plans to attend the 2019 IPA Clinic Day! Learn from and listen to some of the best percussionists across the nation.
What: 2019 IPA Clinic Day
When: December 7th, 9am-4pm
Where: Plainfield Middle School - Plainfield, IN (Please note the venue change from Plainfield HS to Plainfield Middle School)
Cost: $15 for pre-registration, $20 on the day of.
Click here to pre-register.
Percussion Symphony - Paperwork Due Friday, Dec. 20
Congratulations to the students who were selected for the Percussion Symphony! The Percussion Symphony paperwork is due December 20 and can be found on the Indoor Percussion page. Your student WILL NOT have a spot in the show unless we have the Financial Agreement turned in by December 20.
Mark Your Calendars