Ola MS BandCalendar 2016-2017

August 46th Grade Parent Meeting @ 6:30pm in OMS Commons Area

August 9, 10, 116th Grade Instrument “Try Ons” from 5-7:15pm in the Ola Band Room

August 19 6th Grade French Horn Jumpstart Night from 4:15-6:30 at OMS

August 20 (Sat)6th Grade Instrument Jumpstart Day from 9-11:30 am at OMS

August 268th Grade Night with Ola HS Marching Band 4-10:30pm at OHS

Sept. 26-276,7,8 OMS BandFundraiser Kickoff Day

October 3Henry County Marching Band Exhibition at Woodland High School (Not mandatory)

October 46,7,8 Band Pictures during school (wear band polo)

October 13Combined 7/8 Concert Band Rehearsal 4:15-5:45pm (Per. 3 &5)

October 207th and 8thGrade Fall Concert @ 7pm in OMS Gym-

(7/8 CB, 7SB and 8SB)

November 15 and 17All State after school help days

December 1Combined 7/8 Concert Band Rehearsal 4:15-5:45pm (Per. 3 &5)

December 3All-State Audition 1 @Union Grove MS (select students)

December 77th and 8th Grade Band Winter Concert @ 7:00pm OMS Gym

(7/8 CB, 7SB and 8SB)

December 8-10UGA Middle School Band Festival Trip (Accepted Students)

January 7Middle School All-State Band Final Audition @ Perry MS

January 17Instructional Focus Band Concert at OMS (Combined IF Concert)

January266th Grade Band Afterschool rehearsal 4:15-6:15pm in OMS gym

February 26th Grade Winter Concert 7pm in the OMS Gym

February 4 (Sat)7SB and 8SB LGPE Clinic Day at OMS (Mandatory- Times TBA)

February 10-11District Honor Band Event @Rising Starr MS in Fayette Co.(Students that make the group)

March 1Elementary Recruiting Trip Practice 4-6pm

March 2Elementary Recruiting Trips- during school day (select IF kids)

March 2-4All State event in Athens, GA (students that make the group)

March 7Pre-LGPE Concert for 7SB and 8SB @7pm OMS Gym (Class Periods 2 and 4)

March 20-227SB and 8SB Bands (Class Periods 2 and 4) Middle School Band Large Group Performance Evaluation (specific date and times given in January). Please don’t make plans for these dates as this is our annual performance evaluation. May occur during or after school hours.

March 288th graders marching band interest meeting at OHS 7pm

April 21-22Henry County 6th Grade Honor Band at the Henry County PAC

April 24-27Ola HS Marching Band and Colorguard Auditions

April 256th Grade Bands After-School Rehearsal 4:15-6:15 in OMS gym

April 29Band Solo/Ensemble Festival @ Woodland HS (Interested students)

May 3Potential Orlando Trip Meeting for 8th graders

May46th Grade Bands Spring Concert in OHS Gym 7pm

May 8Combined 7/8 Concert Band Rehearsal 4:15-5:45pm (Per. 3 &5)

May 117th and 8th Grade Bands Spring Concert (7/8CB, 7SB, 8SB) @7pm in OHS Gym

May 17-208th Grade Fine Arts Trip to Orlando, Florida!!!

*I.F. band will perform as needed throughout the year. (Check pep band schedule)

*Each band will have a required after school rehearsal before each performance…these will be sent out in advance.

*CB= Concert Band-7th and 8th Grade Concert Bands perform together on concerts (Periods 3 and 5)

*SB=Symphonic Band

*HCPAC= Henry County Performing Arts Center (Attached to Henry County High School)

*Pep band schedule is sent home separately