Band Update week of 1/9/17
Welcome to 2017!!!!!!! Hope everyone had a great holiday; it’s time to jump into the New Year! Check out the dates below and let’s hit the ground running……!
Dance and Color Guard Practices
Silver guard- Tuesday’s 6-8 pm
Teal guard and Dance- Thursday’s 6-8 pm
CCPS Honor Band Rehersals @ Gulf Coast High School
Thursday January 19th 6-9 pm
Friday January 20th 8-5 pm
Saturday January 21st 9-11:30 am
Jazz Band Music performance Pre-Assessment
Monday January 23rd 2-9 pm @ GCHS Auditorium
*We are in need of volunteers for this. There are 2 shifts set up, please visit the website for times and sign up.
Wind Ensemble Rehearsal
Tuesday January 24th 2:30-4:30 @ GCHS Band Room
Tuesday January 31st 2:30-4:30 @ GCHS Band Room
Symphonic Winds Rehearsal
Tuesday January 24th 5- 7 pm @ GCHS Band Room
Tuesday January 31st 5-7 pm @ GCHS Band Room
Naples Winter Wine Festival
Saturday January 28th 9 am-12 pm
Dance line and Color Guard will be performing for the Naples Winter Wine Festival.
*Need a few volunteers, please visit the website to sign up.
Color guard and Dance Dress Rehearsal
Saturday January 28th 12-8 pm @ GCHS Gym
Concert Band Rehearsal
Monday January 30th 2:30-4 pm @ GCHS Band Room
Symphonic Band Rehearsal
Monday January 30th 4:30-6:30 pm @ GCHS Band Room
Interested in being on the Board? Have any questions about it? Know someone who you think would be a great addition to the Board? Please email one of the following Nominating Committee Members:
Eilssa Burkard- Elissa1107@aol.com
Jeff Click- firstname.lastname@example.org
Don Dombrowski- Donald.email@example.com
March 23rd- Nominate Meeting- 7 PM. Meet current members running and any new nominees.
April 20th- Vote Meeting- 7 PM Voting will take place for 2017-18 Board.
Below is a list of the Chair Positions we still have available, if interested, please email Cori Olayos at GHCSbandparentinfo@gmail.com, or Liz Carroll at GCHSbandvolunteers@gmail.com.
Concession Chair – Responsible for the ordering, payment and tracking of all inventory for the concession stands. Responsible for tracking the volunteers who worked varsity football concession and their training in concessions. Cash boxes should be properly filled. Inventory purchased/picked up and stocked in stadium and basketball (indoor). Responsible to confirm volunteers signed up for non-varsity football concession events have been properly trained so they can run concessions with limited staffing. Ensure workers follow the necessary rules for food preparation.
Assistant concessions – The concession job is a big job! We are looking for 2 people specifically to assist the concession chair. These duties include covering all duties of concession chair when needed (ie: absence/sick/need time off etc.) Assist with stocking concessions weekly/monthly as needed. Fill in for concessions as needed if short staffed or last minute call out.
Assistant Volunteer Coordinator Football – This position will assist the volunteer coordinator during the football season. Assist answering questions, giving general directions to the volunteers, check to be sure jobs are being completed and covered. Assist with ensuring all buses arrive in a timely manner so we can begin loading for away games. Check to be sure all buses arriving are for the band and if any are late, having another driver try to contact them or dispatch to get an eta.
Media Specialist – Photograph all events throughout the school year. Images to be provided to the band director, web master, social media master. The images and video will also be used for a DVD to be sold at the end of the school year commemorating the year’s events. (on-going)
Fundraising – Responsible for developing a plan of the fundraisers we will be hosting. Present to the board for discussion and approval. Create needed paperwork for school approval and turn into activities. Create committee to run all fundraising events. (on-going)
Special Event Fundraising – The band has large ticket items that we need specialized fundraising done for. Corporate sponsorships – ie: Band trailer wraps – Need to get new wraps on the trailer and possibly the purchase of a new larger trailer. (on going)
Coupon Book Fundraising Chair – Coupon book fair share fundraiser is our best fundraising event. We need someone to take delivery of the books, establish the forms for distribution and collection of book/monies from students. Maintain careful documentation regarding receipt of monies/books for reporting to treasurer. Return any unsold books to vendor. (Aug – Sept).
AS OF 12/31/16- ALL CHARMS ACCOUNTS ARE UP TO DATE!
Concession is looking for a new/used George Foreman grill. If you have one to donate, please email Suzanne Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org .
*Don’t forget, February 13th – 2017/18 Band Trip Meeting 7 pm
Wow, that was a lot of information!!! Happy New Year!!!
Secretary, GCHS Band Aid Club