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Schedule & News

For the week of December 3rd    

 

MON

Symphonic Band Rehearsal

3:45pm – 5:00pm

 

 

Chamber Groups – Flutes

5:30pm – 6:30pm

 

 

Chamber Groups – Saxophones

5:30pm – 6:30pm

 

 

Chamber Groups – Trombones

5:30pm – 6:30pm

 

 

Middle School Percussion Ensemble

6:30pm – 8:00pm

 

TUES

Lexington Holiday Parade

See Itinerary Below

 

 

 

 

 

WED

Concert Band Rehearsal

3:45pm – 5:00pm

 

 

Chamber Groups – Tuba/Euphonium

5:30pm – 6:30pm

 

THURS

Chamber Groups – Trumpet

5:30pm – 6:30pm

 

 

Chamber Groups – Clarinets

5:30pm – 6:30pm

 

FRI

Jazz Concert
     Lewellen’s jazz band reports at 6pm
     Strange’s group stays to tear down

7:00pm

Beeler Auditorium

SAT

All-State Auditions – Final Round

See Schedule

James Hardin High School

 

Calendar Notes

 

Lexington Holiday Parade – See itinerary below – Tuesday, December 5th

All-State Auditions (Final Round) – Saturday, December 9thDirections and Schedule

Area Concert – December 13thItinerary (Pick-up purchased socks, bow-ties, and pillows)

UK Honor Band Weekend – February 2nd – 4th – See Flyer

Painting with a Twist – Create a custom Raven painting – Sunday, February 18th

The Band Bash 2018 – Friday, February 23rd

Willis and Yamaha – Holidays are a great time to look for step-up instrument opportunities!

 

Band Camp 2018

 

Following are the band camp dates for 2018

Freshmen, Color Guard, Percussion
July 23-27,2018

Band Camp
July 30-August 3, 2018
August 6-10, 2018

 

Pride of the Bluegrass Giving Campaign

 

Invest in Lafayette Band

Now, more than ever, it takes tremendous financial resources to keep The Pride of the Bluegrass on the field and in the concert hall. Show your support by contributing to The Pride of the Bluegrass Giving Campaign. Each dollar contributed will go toward the musical education of over 250 students and the on-going expenses of the Lafayette Band. 

Please consider making a donation to The Pride of the Bluegrass Giving Campaign now through December 31. Your tax-deductible contribution, at whatever level, will help ensure the legacy and tradition of Lafayette Band.

To make a tax-deductible donation to the Lafayette Band Association, click the following link:

http://www.lafayetteband.org/pride-of-the-bluegrass-giving-campaign/

You can also mail a check (payable to LBA) to:
Lafayette Band Association
PO Box 910450
Lexington, KY 40591

Questions? Email LBAfundraising1@gmail.com

 

Restaurant Fundraiser:  Moe’s Southwest Grill on Thursday, December 14th

 

ALL DAY – Lunch and Dinner on DECEMBER 14
LOCATED BY CINEMARK MOVIE THEATER OFF NICHOLASVILLE ROAD
NO FLYER NECESSARY – JUST TELL THEM YOU ARE WITH LAFAYETTE BAND

Enjoy a great meal while doing your Christmas shopping on Nicholasville Road! Moe’s is one of our ‘Director’ Level Sponsors and is a huge supporter of our Band. Let’s return the favor and overwhelm them with the power of The Pride of the Bluegrass. Moe’s will donate up to 25% of sales to the Band.

GROUP ORDERS: For orders of 10+ on December 14, Moe’s will deliver free to your business and the group order will count for the Band! Get your group together!

CATERING ORDERS: For any catering orders during the ENTIRE WEEK FROM DECEMBER 11 TO DECEMBER 17, Moe’s will donate 25% of sales to the Band.

 

Merchandise Pickup

 

PICK-UP FOR PILLOWS, SOCKS, BOW-TIES, and CHAMPIONSHIP GEAR

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13 prior to and after the Area Band Concert. Look for the tables set-up between the cafeteria and gymnasium.

All pre-ordered Championship gear will be available for pick up!

We will also have extra Lafayette socks for $10 and bow-ties for $30 – they make great stocking stuffers. Great quality and one-time only offer!

 

Now Available:  Championship Band Group Photo and Trophy Section Pictures

 

The Full-Band Picture with medals and the new Section Trophy pictures will be available for purchase through December 31. By popular demand, all the individual pictures from August will also be available for purchase. To download or order printed pictures and merchandise:

1.       Go to www.shellshots.smugmug.com

2.       Click on ‘LHS Band Photos’

3.       Password is Raven (please note the capital R)

 

 

Painting with a Twist – Custom Raven Painting – Sign-up Now

 

On Sunday, February 18, Lafayette Band is hosting an afternoon at Painting With A Twist on Richmond Road. They have designed a custom Raven painting to celebrate Championship #19. The 3-hour session will be from 2pm – 5pm on Sunday, February 18. The cost is $45 and Painting With A Twist is donating 50% to the Lafayette Band!! This unique opportunity is limited to 50 people and is open to all band students, families, and supporters! Don’t miss out!

Sign-Up HERE. Passcode is “Raven”
View the painting that each person will create
HERE.

 

Save the Date – The Band Bash 2018 – Friday February 23rd

 

(Formerly known as the “Jazz Band Dance & Silent Auction”)

What

The Band Bash: Hollywood Nights

 

A themed evening celebrating Hollywood – full of music, dancing, fun, and food featuring the Lafayette Jazz Bands. The evening will include a Silent Auction featuring restaurant gift cards, tickets, experiences, one-of-a-kind Lafayette Band items, and so much more!

When

Friday, February 23

Who

All students, parents, families, and friends of Lafayette Band

Where

Location to be announced

 

Kroger Cards

 

Remember to register your Kroger Card online at www.krogercommunityrewards.com. Enter the NPO number or select Lafayette Band. The Lafayette Band NPO Number is 10043.

Simply swipe your Kroger card every time you make a purchase and you will earn money for Lafayette Band! Remember, in addition to groceries, Kroger has the biggest and best selection of gift cards. Buy at Kroger using your registered Kroger Card and you will benefit the Band!

 

Amazon Smile

 

AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know and love! Same products, same prices, same service. Support Lafayette Band by starting your shopping at www.smile.amazon.com every time you make a purchase from your computer or smartphone. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Lafayette Band.

Just go to www.smile.amazon.com to get started!

 

Holiday Parade Itinerary

Download

Lafayette High School Band
Lexington Holiday Parade
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Itinerary

3:45

Dress into uniform

4:15

In attendance block

4:20

Parade rehearsal begins

5:45

Load buses

6:00

Depart for downtown

7:00

Parade begins

8:00

Approx. time to load buses for return trip

8:20pm

Approx. time to arrive at lafayette

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

-A Snack will be provided
-Have your Black shoes
-Polish your instruments
-You WILL need your black gloves
-Don’t forget your borrowed RED BAGS.


 

Area Concert

Download

5:30 PM

Set up chairs, stands, percussion, PA (Lafayette students)

6:00

Concert Band

6:15

Symphonic Band

6:25

SCAPA

6:25

7th grade seated

6:30

6th grade seated

6:30

8th grade seated

6:30

5th grade seated

7:00

Mass band rehearsal (all students in chairs)

7:10

Open doors to parents

7:30

Concert begins and moves on time!

8:45

Concert ends (each student takes chair back to cafeteria)

Click here to download area concert itinerary

Uniform:  Remember to bring your red bag and pack it with your band shorts, a t-shirt (a red one actually works better), LONG BLACK socks, and your BLACK concert/marching shoes.

If you have not been fitted for a concert uniform, Mama Waffles will be in the band room at dismissal on Wednesday, December 13th.

 

M2 Lessons Ongoing

 

Remaining M2 Schedule.  Check the schedule for your time slot.

Dec. 4,6-7

Dec. 12 for Dec. 5

 

Join Our Facebook Group

 

Join the “Lafayette Band Association – Pride of the Bluegrass” Facebook group to keep up with what is happening with the band! The group shares news, pictures, upcoming events, motivation and more. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1189436287833718

 

Family Payments

 

Please Be Responsible and Do Your Part!!

All Family Payments should now be paid in-full.

For Lafayette Band to continue at our Championship level it is imperative that each family uphold their responsibility and make sure their Charms account is paid so that all students may enjoy the benefits of our first-class band.

To make a payment via PayPal log into Charms at www.charmsoffice.com.  Our school code is “lhsband”. 

Band payments may also be paid by check made payable to “LBA” (please note the student’s name) and mailed to:
     Lafayette Band Association
     PO Box 910450
     Lexington, KY 40591-0396

If your student qualifies for the Free/Reduced Lunch Program please supply a copy of the Notice of Approval received from the Child Nutrition Office so that we may update your Charms account accordingly.  LBA must receive this notification each year.

Any questions please contact Liz Booth at lafayettebandaccounts@gmail.com.

 

 

“REMIND” System to Communicate Information

 

The Lafayette Band uses the “Remind” system to communicate important information to students and families.  The students have been encouraged to join the appropriate “remind” groups to receive updates, schedule changes, and reminders from the band directors.  Families are welcome to join.

Text the following codes to 859-519-8446:
@lafayetteb  (for all band students)
@lhswinds  (for Wind Symphony)
@62d72  (for Symphonic Band)
@lhsconcer  (for Concert Band)

 

Links to General Information

 

Click Here for Contacts

Follow us on: Facebook and Twitter (@lafayetteband)

2017-2018 LBA Meeting Schedule

Instructions to Set up a Twitter Account

Download the Lafayette Band Handbook.

REMIND:  859-519-8446. @lafayetteb, @lhswinds, @62d72, @lhsconcer

Update  FCPS Background Check

Kroger Card Registration Instructions


Log into
Charms to make a family payment


School code is “lhsband”

 

2017-2018 Lafayette Band Sponsors

Download Sponsor List



 

 

 

 

This email has been sent via Charms Office Assistant on behalf of:

Lafayette High School Band
401 Reed Lane
Lexington, KY 40503