today is band camp

August 27, 2018
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today is band camp.  this week is band life.  #same  #spread the word.

3:30-8 pm.

please bring water and snacks.  it is going to be warm.

3:30 pm opening remarks, welcoming statement, schedule for september/october, google classroom, goals and objectives

4:15 pm – rehearse (new warm-up, varsity anthem, shout it out, spotty hottie, crusher, heart of steel, hips don’t lie, can’t hold us, go lane go) we will be using iPads.  flags and majorettes – going from large to small to get in the gate, opening sequence before varsity anthem, high-step, 8-5, first routine of go lane go while moving forward)

7:00 pm go outside and work in parking lot

8:00 pm done (we may finish early if it is very hot)

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symphonic band day 1

August 22, 2018
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  • welcome back!
  • brief mr. f summer summary
  • take some time and people share what they did.  everyone can speak!!
  • going forward (this week)
  • big topics – (iPads, sectionals, musical, expectations, hauntcert, orchestra, school song, SSB…)
  • anything else?

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august 3rd: here we go!

August 3, 2018
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varsity band update i hope you are ready!

camp is planned for 8/27-8/31 from 3:30 pm – 8 pm.  the first 30 minutes will be talking.  first home game is friday 8/31.  first saturday practice is 9/1 from 9 am – 5 pm.  THAT IS ALSO MY 32nd BIRTHDAY!!

repertoire for 8/31

  • varsity anthem, crusher, heart of steel, spottie ottie, go lane go, national anthem, can’t hold us, hips don’t lie.
  • back burner: shout it out, cadences, uh oh,

heads up on saturdays: 9/1, 9/8, 9/15.  games on: 8/31, 9/7, 9/14, 9/22, 10/6

symphonic band update: please check your email! i need some help finding other peoples emails.  help me! #please.  camp is wed-friday 8/22-24 – 9 am until 2 pm.

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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.