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Lafayette Band Schedule & News

For the Week of April 20

 

 

CHECK THE E-NEWS FOR IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES

MON

Concert Band

M.S. Percussion

High School  Percussion (Including 8th Graders)

Color Guard Spring Training

4:00-5:00

5:30-7:00

7:00-9:00

6:00-8:30

LHS

LHS

LHS

LHS

TUE

Wind Symphony

4:00-5:30

LHS

WED

Symphony Band

4:00-5:00

LHS

THUR

Wind Symphony

4:00-5:30

 LHS

FRI

KMEA Concert Band Assessment

See Below

Scott Co. HS

SAT

Lafayette High School 75th Anniversary Celebration

10:00 am

 LHS

* Calendar Changes

Click here to download the revised April calendar.

Click here to download the revised May calendar.

 

 

 KMEA DISTRICT 7 CONCERT FESTIVAL

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Location: Scott Co. High School

Date: Friday, April 24

Concert Band

Symphonic Band

Wind Symphony

Dress

4:00pm

Dress

4:45pm

Dress

6:15pm

Rehearse

4:30pm

Rehearse

5:30pm

Depart

7:00pm

Depart

5:30pm

Depart

6:30pm

Listen

8:00pm

Warm-up

6:30pm

Warm-up

7:30pm

Warm-up

9:00pm

Perform

7:00pm

Perform

8:00pm

Perform

9:30pm

Return to LHS

8:45pm

Return to LHS

9:45pm

Return to LHS

10:45pm

You can eat before you dress (on your own)

A snack will be provided for all band students till 4:30pm

Percussion will help load the truck 

Remember to bring – Black shoes & black socks (up to the calf), shorts and t-shirt

We are dressing at Lafayette.

Transportation is provided

 

 LAFAYETTE 75TH ANNIVERSARY ITINERARY

 

10:00am Setup at stadium

10:30 Short Rehearsal   

11:00 Band Cookout 

12:00 Musicians in place at Stadium

12:15 Sound check with Choir & orchestra

12:45 Jazz Band pre-show music

12:50 Musicians all in place

1:00 Program

2:15 Take-down

Attire:

Blue Polo shirt

Tan/ Brown Khaki  or black pants or shorts

Tennis shoes are fine

 

FOOD CREW NEEDS VOLUNTEERS

 

FRIDAY AFTER SCHOOL

Food crew has a request to help with serving snack after school (set up at 3:15) until 4:30.

SATURDAY AT THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
We need lots of help to serve hamburger and picnic lunch on
Saturday. Meal time is 11:00. Will be setting up around 10:30. Email Rfeesemd@gmail.com if available and we can provide more detail as we get closer.

 

SPRING RAFFLE UPDATE

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WHAT

2014-15 Spring Raffle for a $10,000 Cash Prize!

 

WHO

All Lafayette Band families are asked to sell 25 tickets to make this successful and profitable!  Band payments cover only a portion of the expenses of this championship program.  Fundraising profits pay for uniforms, instruments, band camp instructors, travel/food/lodging at competitions, and much more!

 

WHEN

Raffle chances have been distributed to students.  Final turn-in date is May 11. All tickets (SOLD and UNSOLD) must be returned.

 

WHERE

The drawing for the $10,000 Grand Prize will take place at the Spring Concert on Wednesday, May 20 at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts.

 

 

RAFFLE TICKET DISTRIBUTION/COLLECTION SCHEDULE

 

Tuesday, April 28

5:45 – 6:15pm

Carole Howell

Wednesday, April 29

5:45 – 6:15pm

Carisa Goff

Thursday, April 30

5:45 – 6:15pm

Carisa Goff

Sunday, May 3

At Honors Ceremony

Brenda & Ben Boggs

Friday, May 8

5:45 – 6:15pm

Beth Potter

Saturday, May 9

11:30am – 12:15pm

Beth Potter

Monday, May 11

5:30pm – LBA Parent Meeting

Carole Howell

 

Text 859-948-3859 or potterjb5@gmail.com  you need more tickets.

 

ORDER MEMORY BOOKS AND BAND DVD

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Pre-order your 2014-15 Memory Book and DVD now by downloading this form.  The Memory Book as designed by band parent and photographer, Richard Bashore and includes 60 color pages for $20.  The DVD is produced by Box 5 and is $40.  Order forms and payment must be received by Karen Akel NO LATER THAN APRIL 30.  Watch e-news for distribution dates and times.  For more information, contact Karen Akel at Karen.Akel@fayette.kyschools.us.

 

LAST WEEK TO SEND IN YOUR DCI FINALS ORDER!

We anticipate many current and former Lafayette Band Students marching in Drum Corp International (DCI) Finals on Saturday, August 8 in Indianapolis.

A group ticket order for those interested in participating will be placed on Monday, April 27.  

Tickets are $27 each.  (This same ticket will cost around $90 if purchased through Ticketmaster.)

We are expecting to sit in sections 143-144 which is the same as last year.

Everyone is responsible for their own transportation.

Extra tickets will not be ordered. Tickets will be ordered for money that is received.

If you are interested in ordering tickets send your check to the address below and made payable to:

Mike Booth

1105 Foleys Retreat

Lexington, KY 40514.

Include your name, address, and phone number so I know who is ordering the tickets.

If you have questions contact Mike Booth at mikeboothgm@gmail.com.

This is not a LBA sponsored event.

 

DISCOUNT CARD VALUE OF THE WEEK

ROOSTERS

10% Off Bill (Excl. Alcohol)

At Man O’ War / Nicholasville Road

 

LINKS TO GENERAL INFORMATION

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