Please make note of the following items.
• The swing and concert band rehearsals this week ( May 29) will be at
Indian Mound Middle School. Times will remain the same. The reason that we
are moving is that there is a high school band concert that night.
• The Concert Band concert on Wednesday, June 19 will begin @ 6:30. It is at
Lakeview Park in Middleton.
• McFarland Community Band rehearsals will start on Wednesday, June 12 @
7:30 in the high school band room. All are welcome to participate in this
concert band. There is no fee for playing with this fine group. All concerts
are at the gazebo in McFarland. Our concert schedule is as follows;
Thursday, July 11 -- Concert
Thursday, July 18 -- Rain Date
Thursday, Aug. 15 -- Concert
Thursday, Aug. 22 -- Rain Date
Sharing again in the conducting will be Ryan Petersen, Ben Petersen and Joe
Hartson, all area band directors.
Remember that next Wednesday's rehearsals are at Indian Mound Middle School. The schedule is;
5:00 -- Sectional rehearsal
6:00 -- Concert band rehearsal
There is no Swing band
The concert at Olbrich Gardens is on Sunday, May 12 at 2:00. Please be ready to warm-up at 1:15. Dress up and bring a stand and a stand light, if needed. If you can help set-up chairs, please be there at 11:30.
Concert order is as follows;
Strike Up The Band
Prelude & Fugue (no repeats)
The Seal Lullaby
They Shall Run And Be Free
The Blue And The Gray
New York; 1927
Grizzily Bear Rag (no repeats)
King Cotton (no repeats)
Without music, life would be an error. Friedrich Nietzsche
Here's the Play List For the Bethel Bash
Bye, Bye Blackbird
Teach Me Tonight
Samba Ti Kaye
One Special Moment
Beneath An Orange Moon
Just The Way You Are
It’s Only A Paper Moon
Thanks to all of you that played at Oak Park Place. It was greatly appreciated by all of the residents. One lady told me that she learned to dance to In The Mood. Please make sure the following dates are on your calendar. If you have any conflicts or questions, please let me know.
- Wed., May 8 -- no rehearsal (High School band concert)
- Wed., June 12 -- summer rehearsals start from 5:15 -- 6:00 Fri.,
- June 14 -- Concert @ Lakeview park in Middleton 7:00 Thur.,
- July 25 -- Concert @ the Dean House in Monona 7:00