Wow! Back from NYC and no rest for the weary. We had a GREAT time. The kids were awesome, behaved well, didn’t complain, and represented LSW to it’s highest regard. I was proud of them and it allowed the staff to have a good time as well. The performance was an extreme highlight of my career and I credit that to the kids as they played their rear-ends off. In fact, as some of them have told you, I had trouble holding back the tears at the end of a very inspiring performance of Shenandoah.
Tomorrow morning, 6:45AM is when we START . See you all there! We have clinicians scheduled to work with the kids, so please have them there on time.
This Saturday, SOME of the students are performing a solo or small ensemble at District Contest, which is hosted here at LSW. Students not on the attached schedule will be performing at the Lee’s Summit Festival in mid-April. More info on that to come. Here is an UPDATED schedule. All changes were at the request of the student, so they should know about it already, but wanted you to have the right times/rooms.
(See attached file: Solo Ensemble Schedule.pdf)
State Band Contest – also held at LSWHS
The Concert Band will be performing at State Band Contest on Wednesday, April 3rd at 3:10pm . More information to follow.
The Percussion Ensemble (all percussionists in Symphonic Band/Concert Band, plus Trevor Allen and Jacob Grigsby) will be performing at State Band Contest on Wednesday, April 3rd at 2:30pm
The Symphonic Band will be performing at State Band Contest on Friday, April 5th at 3:00pm
Next THURSDAY, March 28th, 6:45am
Have a great weekend!
Clifton D. Thurmond