tunes for saturday

April 27, 2017
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Bang Bang (majorettes no), shout it out, spottie ottie, crusher, heart of steel, do whatcha wanna, cash, uh oh, all night long, trumpets, varsity anthem, go lane go


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last week of april

April 24, 2017
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-event https://www.facebook.com/events/838743159600394/

-workshop 1 https://www.facebook.com/events/1945937842359371/

varsity band 

  1.  monday – get lucky and crazy in love – majorettes/flags work with hankeys
  2. tuesday – samba
  3. wednesday – get lucky and crazy in love – majorettes review older routines
  4. thursday and friday – review all material together.

beginning band

  1. monday – bohemian rhapsody
  2. tuesday onward – TBD

jazz band

  1. post-gig reflection
  2. tuesday – goals and objectives
  3. wednesday – TBD


  1. thanks!
  2. tuesday, wednesday – gahu
  3. thursday friday – samba (this could flip flop)

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welcome back!

April 17, 2017
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i DID in fact miss you!  i wish break could be a little longer.  we got a taste of summer but it is not here yet!

Varsity Band (primarily)

  1. re-set room
  2. go bucks!
  3. announcements (samba on wednesdays, next big one 4/26, LACROSSE 4/29 1:15 in bandroom – game is at 2:30.  stay posted.  may 3, 4, 5th (show at Irish American Heritage Center 7 pm – 4626 N. Knox Ave.)  may 25th (HOLD) June 2nd, June 3rd 606 parade 3:15 pm call time at 606) graduation june 13th!
  4. FILM THING TUESDAY.  5:30 pm pizza
  5. DRUMLINE 18th, 25th, MAY 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th – the end is near
  6. sweatshirts, david see me, school song
  7. BEGINNING BAND JUNE 9th!  more songs to come this week! 🙂


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#spring #blessed #letsdothis #itsnotmeitsu #rest #homeworkvacation

April 6, 2017
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it is the act of affection, that puts my love into motion


never in this dream, have i been, so pleased, the time is almost here, and i’m ready (to get my share) oh yeah!


  1. a gentle feeling of fondness or liking.  “she felt affection for the wise old lady”
    synonyms: fondness, love, liking, tenderness, warmth, devotion, endearment, care, caring, attachment, friendship;

    warm feelings
    “the affection they share is obvious”
  2. archaic the act or process of affecting or being affected.

i will post occasional updates here if your heart desires.  lets get ready to kick the last few weeks right where it counts.

april samba dates – will rehearse next week if you want.  JAZZ BAND april 21st GALA. then samba again the 26th.

varsity band april 29th lacrosse 2:30 pm

may 3,4,5 samba

may 25th show with mr. comiskey

june 2nd (symphonic and varsity) and june 9th (concert and beginning)

june 13th graduation

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testing schedule

April 4, 2017
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1,2,3, 7, 8

1 – samba, 3 and 7 – playing tests


12:50 – 1:15 p.m.

25 minutes


1:20 – 1:45 p.m.

25 minutes


1:50 – 2:15 p.m.

25 minutes


2:20 – 2:45 p.m.

25 minutes


2:50 – 3:15 p.m.

25 minutes


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A Music Educator with a strong love for percussion. At Lane Tech we work on building confidence and proficiency in music. You can reach me at aflygt@cps.edu. Be sure to follow us on twitter!!! @LaneTechHSMusic. THIS IS NOT A COMMUNICATION AVENUE FOR CURRENT STUDENTS.