Weekly Schedule – 2/17

Monday, February 17th

  • No School

Tuesday, February 18th

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 3:30-5pm: Beginning Drumline
  • 5:30-8:30pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • 5-6pm: Winter Concert Percussion Rehearsal
  • 6-9pm: Winter Marching Percussion Rehearsal

Wednesday, February 19th

  • 6:30-9pm: Jazz Band Rehearsal
  • 7pm: Dinner Show Committee Meeting – Lynskey Home

Thursday, February 20th

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 3:30-5pm: Beginning Drumline
  • 5:30-8:30pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • 6-9pm: Winter Marching Percussion Rehearsal

Saturday, February 22nd

Dinner Show

  • 10am: Load percussion/equipment in band room
  • 10:30am: Move Silent Auction items to Country Club
  • 11am: Set up at La Canada Country Club
  • 3:30pm: Sound set-up
  • 5pm: Volunteers arrive
  • 5:30pm: Doors Open
  • 6:30-7:30pm: Dinner is served for all performing students
  • 8pm: 9-12 Symphonic Band performance
  • 8:45pm: 9-12 Symphonic Orchestra performance
  • 9:30pm: Jazz Band After Party

7/8 to Disneyland

Just nine days to go! On February 25th, all 7/8 Band and Orchestra students will be traveling to Disneyland, which means NOW is the time to turn in your field trip form and $100 which covers Disneyland entrance, transportation, and the recording session.

7/8 students will rehearse and record various tracks of Disney movie scenes and be conducted by a Disney recording session conductor! All checks should be made payable to “LCHS MPA.”

Please contact Mr. Myers with any questions.

Weekly Schedule – 2/10

Monday, February 10th

  • Gift Card Orders Due
  • 7pm: MPA Meeting – Band Room
  • 8pm: Dinner Show Committee Meeting – Band Room

Tuesday, February 11th

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 3:30-5pm: Beginning Drumline
  • 5:30-8:30pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • 5-6pm: Winter Concert Percussion Rehearsal
  • 6-9pm: Winter Marching Percussion Rehearsal

Wednesday, February 12th

  • 6:30-9pm: Jazz Band Rehearsal

Thursday, February 13th

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 3:30-5pm: Beginning Drumline
  • 5:30-8:30pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • 6-9pm: Winter Marching Percussion Rehearsal

Friday, February 14th

  • No School
  • Last day for early bird Dinner Show Tickets
  • Last day for Senior Tribute purchases for Dinner Show
  • Last day for Sponsorship program recognition & advertising for Dinner Show

Saturday, February 15th

Concert & Marching Drumline Competition – Monrovia High School

  • 8am: Call time – rehearsal
  • 9:30am: Load truck
  • 10:50am: Depart LCHS
  • 11:20am: Arrive Monrovia HS, Unload truck
  • 1:37pm: Marching performance
  • 2pm: Load truck/lunch
  • 3:41pm: Awards for Marching Scholastic A
  • 4:49pm: Concert unloads
  • 6:49pm: Concert performance
  • 7pm: Load truck
  • 7:50-8:34pm: Watch shows
  • 9pm: Awards for Concert
  • 9:30pm: Depart Monrovia HS
  • 10pm: Arrive at LCHS, Unload truck

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

Tickets: $10

Volunteers: We need parents to help out at this competition. Please contact Dina Lorenzana and let him know if you’re available.

Weekly Schedule – 1/27

Monday, January 27th

  • 6:30-9pm: Musical Pit Rehearsal
  • 7pm: Dinner Show Committee Meeting – Lynskey Home

Tuesday, January 28th

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 3:30-5pm: Beginning Drumline
  • 5:30-8:30pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • 5-6pm: Winter Concert Percussion Rehearsal
  • 6-9pm: Winter Marching Percussion Rehearsal
  • 8pm: Winter Guard Parent Meeting

Wednesday, January 29th

  • 6:30-9pm: Jazz Band Rehearsal

Thursday, January 30th

  • Deadline to Register for Practice Test Fundraiser
  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 3:30-5pm: Beginning Drumline
  • 5:30-8:30pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • 6-9pm: Winter Marching Percussion Rehearsal

Friday, January 31st

  • Last day to purchase 7/8 Dinner Show tickets at reduced rate.

Saturday, February 1st

  • SAT/ACT Practice Test Fundraiser, if you registered.

7/8 Dinner Show

  • 6pm: Call time at La Canada Presbyterian Church
    • Concert Wear
    • Bring instrument & music
  • 6-7pm: Eat dinner
  • 7pm: Performers meet Mr. Myers in Chapel for warm ups
  • 7:30pm: All guests move to Chapel for concert
  • 7:45pm: Concert Begins
  • 8:30-9:30: Desert in the main hall

2020 Winter Guard Season

Welcome to 2020 Winter Color Guard! Welcome to our new members! It’s going to be a great year!

What is Winter Guard?

Winter Guard performs a show to pre-recorded music on a basketball court-size floor. We perform with flags, rifles, and sabers just as we did on the field during marching season.

Competition Dates

  • Saturday, February 29th: Monrovia HS
  • Saturday, March 7th: Rancho Cucamonga HS
  • Friday, March 20th: Golden Valley HS
  • Saturday, March 21st: Rancho Cucamonga HS
  • Friday, March 27th: Chino Hills HS
  • Saturday/Sunday, April 18th & 19th: Championships, location TBD

Rehearsals

We will have rehearsals every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.

Costs

This year, costs for Winter Guard will be $600 per student. This includes instruction, competition fees, transportation and costume.

Additional costs may include shoes, gloves, undergarments and make-up.

Funds may be earned through the various fundraisers offered by the program and funds in student accounts may be used towards the costs of the program.

Financial Assistance is available. Please complete the Financial Assistance form.

Staff

Leticia Alcuran
Danny De Luna Martinez

Parent Rep

Michele Jones

Volunteers Needed

We will need volunteers for every competition to ride the bus and provide snacks for the students. Please consider helping, it’s a great experience!

Click here for volunteers sign-ups.

Parent Meeting

We will be having a parent meeting on Tuesday, January 28th at 8pm in the band room. Please join us and bring any questions you may have.

Weekly Schedule – 1/20

Monday, January 20th

  • No School

Tuesday, January 21st

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 3:30-5pm: Winter Concert 7-12 Percussion Rehearsal
  • 5:30-8:30pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • 6-9pm: Winter Marching 9-12 Percussion Rehearsal

Wednesday, January 22nd

  • Concerto Concert Auditions after School
  • 6:30-9pm: Jazz Band Rehearsal
  • 7pm: Dinner Show Committee Meeting – Thuss House

Thursday, January 23rd

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 3:30-5pm: Winter Concert 7-12 Percussion Rehearsal
  • 5:30-8:30pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • 6-9pm: Winter Marching 9-12 Percussion Rehearsal

Friday, January 24th – Sunday January 26th

Winter Retreat Snacks

As we prepare for the Winter Retreat, we’re looking for families to sign-up to help out with the snacks. Please click on the link and sign-up! The students are always so appreciative of the snacks!

Also, if you still need to pay for the Winter Retreat, please do so. It just makes everything easier if you are paid and ready to go.

Please click on the link check the box for Winter Retreat and pay online or with a check made payable to LCHS MPA and placed in the black locked box in the Band Room.

If you have questions, please contact Ms. Munday or Yvonne Lim.

Weekly Schedule – 1/13

Monday, January 13th

  • 7pm: MPA Meeting – Band Room
  • 8pm: Dinner Show Committee Meeting – Band Room

Tuesday, January 14th

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 3:30-5pm: Winter Concert 7-12 Percussion Rehearsal
  • 5:30-8:30pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • 6-9pm: Winter Marching 9-12 Percussion Rehearsal

Wednesday, January 15th

  • 6:30-9pm: Jazz Band Rehearsal

Thursday, January 16th

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 3:30-4:30pm: Winter Concert 7-12 Percussion Rehearsal
  • 5:30-8:30pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • 6-9pm: Winter Marching 9-12 Percussion Rehearsal

9-12 Orchestra to California Adventure

  • 7:15am: Arrive in Concert Attire, Load truck (instruments and clothes for the day)
  • 8am: Depart LCHS
  • 9am: Arrive Disney/Security
  • 11:30am: Performance at California Adventure stage
  • 12:30pm: Dismissed back to the park (CA Adv. or Disneyland)
  • 7pm: Meet at the Compass in the Esplande (the space between the entrances of the parks)
  • 7:30pm: Depart Disney
  • 8:30pm: Arrive at LCHS, unload truck, dismissed
  • Students need to bring everything for a concert performance:
    • Concert Wear
    • Black socks
    • Dress shoes
    • Instrument
    • Music

NY Trip – Payment Deadline

Encore Tours, the company arranging the New York trip, has indicated that some participants have only paid the deposit of $200. Please go to the website and make a payment of $1000 prior to December 22nd to be sure your student has an airline seat.

After December 22nd, all participants that have not paid a total of $1200 will be dropped from the trip.

If you are planning on using funds from your student’s account, please email Mr. Stone and let him know so he can communicate that to the tour company. (And be sure to let Mr. Bohannon know that you are planning on using the student account. The deadline for that is December 19th.)

For questions, please contact Mr. Stone.

Weekly Schedule – 12/16

Tuesday, December 17th

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 5:30-8:30pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • 6-9pm: Winter Marching Percussion Rehearsal (9-12)

Thursday, December 19th

  • Deadline to use Student Funds for NY Trip
  • Orchestra Retreat Payment Due
  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 5:30-8:30pm: Winter Guard Rehearsal
  • 6-9pm: Winter Marching Percussion Rehearsal (9-12)

Friday, December 20th

  • 10am-5:30pm: Winter Marching Percussion Rehearsal (9-12)
    • 1-2pm: Lunch Break