objectives today

September 8, 2018
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  1. lots of fun last night! thank you! thank you mr. veren! thank you mr. breen!!  brief discussion
  2. band: we need to memorize all of our music.  we will hit everything multiple times
  3. majorettes and flags: lets make sure we are listening to our captains!!! THEY ARE THE BEST!!  we need to make sure we have the beginning of go lane go, the standard repertoire, anything else?
  4. today lunch will be 12:15-1:15 pm.  outside we will at least go until 5 with a small chance of ending early.  we need to walk through our entrance and practice our entrance.  we need to practice the parking lot sequence and going through the gate. then outside we will perform hips and can’t hold us many times.
  5. anything else?

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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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July 2018. Gone in a flash

July 31, 2018
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Is anyone out there?!

Band Camp Details FORTHCOMING.

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Pics 2018 and more

June 18, 2018
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Skye Berger! Woo!! You out there? Great to see you!

June 21st 6-8, June 23rd 3-5, June 28th 10-12

Section Leaders

Drum Majors


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what do you think about this?

May 2, 2018
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10 years for eminem

April 23, 2018
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50 years!

April 4, 2018
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other metal bands that are fun to watch:



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single march post

April 1, 2018
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it will be great to see you monday!  i had a great break.  lets keep going to the end!


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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.