The Latest from the LCHS Instrumental Music Program

Weekly Schedule – 2/11

Monday, February 11th

  • 6:30-9pm: Musical Pit Orchestra Rehearsal

Tuesday, February 12th

  • 3:30-5:30pm: 7/8 Winter Drumline Rehearsal
  • 5-9pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • 6-9pm: 9-12 Winter Drumline Rehearsal

Wednesday, February 13th

  • 6:30-9pm: Jazz Band Rehearsal

Thursday, February 14th

  • 7/8 Band & 7/8 Orchestra to Disney
    • 7:15am: Call time for all 7/8 students, load truck
      • Wear band/orchestra shirts
    • 7:45am: Depart LCHS
    • 10am: Soundtrack session
    • 7am: Meet at the steps to the Main St. Train Station
    • 8:30am: Arrive LCHS, unload truck and go home
  • 3:30-5:30pm: 7/8 Winter Drumline Rehearsal
  • 5-9pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • 6-9pm: 9-12 Winter Drumline Rehearsal

Saturday, February 16th

  • Winter Guard Competition
    • 6am: Call time, rehearse, load truck with props
    • 7:30am: Depart LCHS
    • 9:30am: Mira Monte High School
    • 10am: Warm up begins
    • 12:01pm: Prelims performance
    • –Watch other groups, eat lunch–
    • TBD: Warm-up for Finals performance
    • 6:15-7:19pm: Finals performance
    • Load truck
    • approx. 9:30pm: Return to LCHS, unload truck
    • Competition Location: Mira Monte High School, 1800 S. Fairfax Rd., Bakersfield CA 93307
    • Tickets: Prelims, $15; Finals, $18; Combo Ticket, $28 (cash only)
  • 9/12 Winter Drumline Competition
    • 10am: Call time, load truck with props
    • 11:15am: Depart LCHS
    • 11:45am: Arrive Monrovia HS
    • 12:03pm: Unload truck
    • 12:30pm: Warm-up begins
    • 1:30pm: Pit pushes to gate
    • 1:45pm: Pre-stage
    • 2:03pm: Performance time
    • 2:20pm: Load truck, eat lunch
    • 3:30pm: Scholastic A Awards
    • — Watch other groups —
    • 7pm: Dinner by the truck
    • 7:50-8:30pm: Watch Scholastic World groups!
    • 8:50pm: Load Bus
    • approx. 9:15pm: Return to LCHS, unload truck
    • Competition Location: Monrovia High School, 845 W. Colorado Blvd., Monrovia, CA 91016
    • Tickets: $10 for the full day (cash only)

9-12 Winter Drumline Competition Saturday

Here we are… The start of the season!

Uniforms

9-12 uniforms are in and will be worn on Saturday. Sandy will be at the Band room by 5:30pm on Thursday to check hems prior to rehearsal. Please have your student arrive just a little early to get this done.

7/8 Students

7/8 Drumline students are welcome to ride the bus to the competition and help push equipment on for 9-12 and then enjoy the other groups’ performances with the 9-12 students.

If your 7/8 student is planning on attending, they will need to make sure to complete a Field Trip Form and turn it into Ben or Mr. Myers. Students who have not turned in the Field Trip form will not be able to ride the bus.

Please have your student let Ben know at rehearsal this week if they will be attending so we know who will be there.

Cost for 7/8 to attend is $10 — which is the admission cost to the show.

7/8 may join 9-12 for lunch and pizza dinner.

Schedule

• 10am: Call time, load truck with props
• 11:15am: Depart LCHS
• 11:45am: Arrive Monrovia HS
• 12:03pm: Unload truck
• 12:30pm: Warm-up begins
• 1:30pm: Pit pushes to gate
• 1:45pm: Pre-stage
• 2:03pm: Performance time
• 2:20pm: Load truck, eat lunch
• 3:30pm: Scholastic A Awards
• — Watch other groups —
• 7pm: Dinner by the truck
• 7:50-8:30pm: Watch Scholastic World groups!
• 8:50pm: Load Bus
• approx. 9:15pm: Return to LCHS, unload truck

Competition Location

Monrovia High School
845 W Colorado Blvd.
Monrovia, CA 91016

Tickets

$10 for the full day (cash only)

Volunteers

Please consider helping out at a competition by riding the bus and being a chaperone! It’s sometimes a really long day, but just watching your kids and their friends work together and perform makes it all worthwhile.

Please let our Drumline Rep, Dino Lorenzana know if you are available and willing to ride the bus on Saturday. We’re looking for 2 parents.

Ms. Munday’s News & Notes…

The Dinner Show on Saturday is going to be an amazing event! The musical groups sound great and there are lots of great items and events to bid on. You won’t want to miss this super fun and worthwhile evening!

Mr. Stone’s Thought of the Week…

What a great week and weekend we have ahead of us. The Dinner Show is such a great time of music and community, and I look forward to the long fun evening each year. See you all at this great event and thank you all for your support of our instrumental music program.

Dinner Show – Saturday!

February 9th!

Tickets are still available… But they’re almost gone! Don’t hesitate, purchase now. Tickets will NOT be sold at the door.

Tickets

Silent Auction

The auction is open now, and new items are added on a regular basis!

Bid… Share with your family and friends… Bid again!

Silent Auction

Volunteers

There is still time to Volunteer for part of the evening. There are lots of open slots to choose from.

Volunteer Sign Up

Dinner Show Raffle Tickets

Dinner Show Raffle Tickets are now available for sale. Please Note: These tickets are for the Dinner Show and are separate from the Booster Raffle Tickets.

Students are asked to help sell the tickets… All proceeds going towards the Dinner Show and the Instrumental Music Program.

Tickets are $5 each, or 5 tickets for $20. Student Leadership will be setting up various selling locations in the community, so have your student sign up to help.

UPDATED Prizes:

  • 1st: DJI Spark Drone Package – Professional compact drone with batteries, chargers, SD card, travel backpack, carrying case AND VR goggles!
  • 2nd: HTC Vive VR Gaming System
  • 3rd: Nintendo Switch with Bonus Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Baskets Needed

If you have some extra baskets that you can donate, please contact Sheryl Madonna. We will be wrapping the baskets on Thursday, February 7th.

Student Meals

Students will be served dinner prior to their performances separate from the ticketed guests. The cost of each meal is $20. Student Leadership will be collecting these funds. Please have your student bring cash or a check made payable to “LCHS MPA”.

This is a fundraiser for the Instrumental Music Program. All students are asked to donate.

Weekly Schedule – 2/4

Monday, February 4th

  • 7pm: MPA Meeting, Band Room

Tuesday, February 5th

  • 3:30-5:30pm: 7/8 Winter Drumline Rehearsal
  • 5-9pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • 6-9pm: 9-12 Winter Drumline Rehearsal

Wednesday, February 6th

  • 6:30-9pm: Jazz Band Rehearsal

Thursday, February 7th

  • 7:30am – Zero Period: Combined 7/8 Band and 7/8 Orchestra Rehearsal
  • 3:30-5:30pm: 7/8 Winter Drumline Rehearsal
  • 5-9pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • 6-9pm: 9-12 Winter Drumline Rehearsal
  • 7:30pm: Dinner Show Basket Wrapping at Sheryl Madonna’s Home

Saturday, February 9th

Winter Guard Competition

  • 6am: Call time, load truck with props
  • 6:45am: Depart LCHS
  • 7:45am: Arrive AB Miller HS
  • 8am: Warm up begins
  • 10:32am: Prelims performance
  • Watch other groups, eat lunch
  • TBD: Warm-up for Finals performance
  • 5:32pm-7:08pm: Finals performance
  • Load truck
  • approx. 8:30pm: Return to LCHS, unload truck
  • Competition Location:

    AB Miller High School
    6821 Oleander Ave.
    Fontana, CA 92336

  • Tickets:

    Prelims: $15
    Finals: $18
    Combo Ticket: $28
    (cash and/or credit card accepted)

  • Color Guard Rep Michele Jones will send out info regarding food and snacks.
  • Please consider helping out at a competition by riding the bus and being a chaperone! It’s sometimes a really long day, but just watching your kids and their friends work hard and perform makes it all worthwhile. Michele Jones has sent out a google doc to all of you, so please take a moment to sign-up.

Dinner Show

  • 10am: Students meet at Band Room to load truck
  • 10am: Volunteer parents move Silent Auction items to Country Club
  • 10:30am: Set-up at Country Club
  • 4:30pm: First wave of Volunteers arrive
  • 4:30pm: Call time – Chamber groups and Oscar Band
  • 5:30pm: Call Time – 7/8 Band & 7/8 Orchestra
    • Concert Dress
    • Dinner is served for all 7/8 students
  • 5:30pm: Registration/Doors open for all guests
    • Silent Auction opens
    • Appetizers served
  • 6pm: Call Time – 9-12 Band & 9-12 Orchestra Call time
    • Concert Dress
  • 6pm: Dinner is served for guests
  • 6:15pm: 9-12 Band & 9-12 Orchestra Dinner is served
  • 7pm: Performances Begin
  • 8:30pm: Silent Auction closes
  • 9:30pm: After Party with the Jazz Band begins

Ms. Munday’s News & Notes…

What a great Winter Retreat! It was the perfect mixture of fun, music learning, and nature!

Thank you to our wonderful chaperones Julia Dixon, Yvonne Lim, Rose Malmberg, and Julie Pao. Thank you to Robert and Brandon Torres for driving the truck with all our stuff. And thanks to all the students for coming and enjoying life!

Our annual Concerto Competition was held last Wednesday and there are four students who will be performing solos at the Concerto Concert in May. Congratulations go to:

  • Stephanie H., flute
  • Michael S., piano
  • Lisa T., violin
  • Anna Y., violin

Thank you to all the students who auditioned. You were all wonderful and I’m proud of each of you!

Mr. Stone’s Thought of the Week…

I love the idea that music is a common thread and binding element in all cultures. It brings people together, allows sharing of deep emotional moments or shallow fun that breaks through language barriers. It brings communities together and connects the members through a shared experience. There is no other force that can do so much for all of us. It doesn’t even matter if you are performing or if you are listening, everyone is a participant and everyone has an important role in making a musical moment. It truly is the best thing in the world! Hope you come and join in!

Weekly Schedule – 1/28

Monday, January 28th

  • 6:30-9pm: Musical Rehearsal

Tuesday, January 29th

  • 3:30-5:30pm: 7/8 Winter Drumline Rehearsal
  • 5-9pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • 6-9pm: 9-12 Winter Drumline Rehearsal

Wednesday, January 30th

  • 6:30-9pm: Jazz Band Rehearsal

Thursday, January 31st

  • 3:30-5:30pm: 7/8 Winter Drumline Rehearsal
  • 5-9pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • 6-9pm: 9-12 Winter Drumline Rehearsal

Friday, February 1st

  • 7pm: Dinner Show Committee Meeting
    • Sheryl Madonna’s Home

Jazz Band Elementary Tour

  • 7am: Call time, load Truck
  • 7:30am: Depart LCHS
    • Order: PCY, PCR, LCE
  • 11:45am-12:45pm: Lunch in Montrose, bring money
  • 2:30pm: Arrive at LCHS, unload Truck