Archive for April 11, 2018

Borough Music Festival

 

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

7:00 PM – Naugatuck High School

 

Concert dress is as follows:

White shirt, dark bottom.

Boys must wear a tie.  

Girls dresses/skirts must be appropriate length.  

Dress shoes, if possible.

 

SoundSport Students will NOT wear the Lumos T Shirt.

(See Concert Dress Above)

Please bring capes to wear over white shirts

Please bring wands

 

SoundSport Percussionists – Please bring your instruments home and return them to City Hill following the Borough Festival Performance today.

 

Concert Band (5-7) Students are reminded to bring flashlights.

 

Reminder:  Please arrive at NHS at 6:00 PM for warm-up’s.  Signs will point you to your warm-up location. All students are expected to stay for the entire performance.

 

Recorders (Grade 4) – Green Room

Concert Band (Grades 5-7) – Choir Room

Symphonic/Jazz Band (Grades 8-12) – Band Room

 

TICKETS:

Anyone who requested extra tickets online but did not receive them can pick them up at Will-Call in the auditorium lobby tonight.  Your tickets are available and you may pick them up and pay for them there.

 

There are still a limited number of tickets that will be available at the door on a first come first serve basis.

 

SoundSport Coming Attractions

Important SoundSport Info and Reminders:
Those of you performing in the Borough Festival, please bring SoundSport instruments to Wednesday’s rehearsal.  We will be running through our program.
Concert dress for Borough Festival – Black bottoms and WHITE top.  Please bring your robes to wear over your WHITE shirt.  SoundSport Lumos shirts will NOT be worn for Borough Festival.
There will be no SoundSport practice this Friday 4/13.  Happy Spring Vacation!
Thursday, April 26
SoundSport will perform at the Faculty Student Basketball game at City Hill Middle School.  This is a change of location.  Game starts at 5:30.  SoundSport students are to arrive at 5:15 in the City Hill Middle School Band Room for warm up.  Ticket prices for watching the game is $2 for students and $5 for adults.  Families are $8.  Contact the school ahead of time if you are interested in a pizza for the family.  SoundSport students do not need a ticket if they are just performing.
Friday, April 27
Regular Friday Practice until 4:30 at CHMS.
 
Tuesday, May 1
SoundSport will perform at the City Hill Middle School Spring Concert.  Students are to arrive to City Hill at 6:30.  Students who are not in the City Hill Band will sit in the audience with their families until SoundSport will be performing.  Please have your instruments with you in the audience (or back stage for large instruments).  Performance attire: SoundSport Shirts, Capes, Wands, Black Pants.
 
Friday, May 18
Fantastic Festivals – Lake Compounce Trip.  See Permission Slip for info (to be handed out).  All students from intermediate schools or NHS must be dropped off at City Hill Middle School by 8:00 AM.
 

CHMS SPRING Choral Concert

Our Choral Spring Concert will be held on May 15, 2018 at 7PM in the auditorium.

Choral students are to wear white tops and black bottoms.

The Vocals and Treble Choir are to white tops and black bottoms.

Students should arrive at school at 6:30PM, the night of the concert.

The concert should last about 45 minutes.

Attendance by students in these groups is expected, and we ask that parents call the school if they anticipate any serious conflicts.  Please be aware that your child has been working extremely hard in preparation for their performance.

I ask that parents and other audience members plan on staying for the entire performance.  

If you have any questions, please send me an email. (michele.beck@naugatuck.k12.ct.us)

I hope to see you, family and friends on Tuesday, May 15, 2018!!!!!

 

Thank you,

Michele Beck

Choral Director

City Hill Middle School Instrumental Music Concert

Our grade 7 & 8 instrumental music spring concert will be held on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

 

Band students are to wear their parade attire:

Uniform Tops (Provided) and Black Pants.  

 

SoundSport students are to wear their SoundSport attire:

SoundSport Shirts, Black Pants and Capes.  SoundSport students do not need to wear the parade uniform tops for the concert.

 

Students should arrive at school at 6:30PM, the night of the concert. The concert should last about one hour.

 

Attendance by students in these groups is expected, and we ask that parents call the school if they anticipate any serious conflicts.  Please be aware that your children have been working extremely hard in preparation for their performance.

 

We ask also that parents and other audience members plan on staying for the entire performance.  

 

If you have any questions, please call me at 203-720-5250.  Also, don’t forget to check the web page for future events and info.  www.naugatuckmusic.com

 

We look forward to seeing you at our annual Concert.

 

Thank you,

Kathy Dravis

Band Director

SoundSport Friends and Family Performance and Pizza!

Thursday, April 5

 

Arrival time: 5:00 PM*

 

*In order to make up for some lost rehearsal time due to weather, we would like to begin promptly at 5:00 in order to finish the show and be prepared for the performance.  Please be sure to arrive by 5:00.  If you need a ride, please coordinate with another SoundSport member.

 

Arrival Location:  NHS Gym

 

Performance Time: 8:00 PM

 

Performance Dress:  Black Pants/ Black SoundSport Shirts / Capes  (We will hand the shirts and capes out at the rehearsal!)       Please bring a “WAND” (stick)

 

Instruments:  You are responsible for bringing your own instrument.  All instruments (except keyboard, amp, and timpani) will be carried by you to NHS.  Please bring them home after rehearsal on March 29 and bring them to NHS on April 5. Percussion and keyboard instruments will remain at NHS following Friends and Family for use at Borough Festival rehearsals and performance.  You are responsible for bringing all percussion and keyboard equipment to the band room following performance to lock them up safely!!  

DO NOT LEAVE INSTRUMENTS IN THE GYM AREA!!!!! 

 

**Intermediate drummers who did not get their drums home are to let Mrs. Pettinicchi know and we will make sure your drum gets to the high school.  You can also notify me by email: kathleen.dravis@naugatuck.k12.ct.us