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BAND NEWS UPDATE

May 31, 2019

Ordering deadline for 2019 band shirts is SUNDAY at 11:59 PM (more below)

Graduation Information and Itinerary

Report Time:  3:00pm – Ceremony Begins at 5:00pm
Transportation:  There will not be bus transportation to this event!

ALL LAFAYETTE BAND UNDER-CLASSMEN ARE EXPECTED TO PLAY FOR GRADUATION!

We will meet at 3:00pm at upper level (High St.) entrance to Rupp Arena.  Do not be late!!! There will be metal detectors used this year.

We will rehearse briefly from 3:30-4:30pm.  We will begin performing at 4pm and play until after the seniors’ processional.  We will stay for the entire graduation, which lasts approximately one hour and 30 minutes, and then provide the recessional for seniors and guests.  Have your rides pre-arranged for pick-up at Rupp Arena close to 6:30pm.

This year, all non-graduating students who are in both the choir & band will perform with the band.  

Students are expected to wear their blue short-sleeve polo band shirt and an appropriate pair of khaki pants (black, tan, brown).  No shorts or jeans!!!

Percussionists and tubas need to be aware of information that will be given later in the week concerning truck loading and unloading. Loading will be at 2pm at Lafayette

If anyone has any questions, please call me at 381-3484 or 396-3311.  Remember, this is a performance and unexcused non-participation will result in a revised grade!

Schedule for Tuesday, June 4
Wear blue Lafayette Band polo shirt/khaki or black pants/appropriate shoes.

3:00pm Meet at Heritage Hall outer lobby (see below)
3:30pm Begin rehearsal
5:00pm Graduation ceremony begins
6:30pm Graduation ceremony ends or is ending (have rides available)

Band and Choir members are to enter the High St. Entrance of Rupp/Lexington Center. Then descend to level 1 (Lowest Level) of the mall via escalators. Do a U-turn off the escalators to head toward Heritage Hall. Security and check-in will be at Heritage Hall outer lobby area. Band and Choir will then have access to the floor of Rupp after Henry Clay Graduation. Bring LHS ID Badges for entrance and for parking.


Band Store Shirts


In celebration of Mini-Camp and in preparation for the 2019 Season, The Lafayette Band Store presents the newest shirt design! Items will be delivered in the latter part of June. Men’s and women’s styles and sizes available.

https://www.customink.com/fundraising/lafayette-band-pride-of-the-bluegrass-2019

Ordering deadline is SUNDAY at 11:59 PM!

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