Items to Note (sent Sept. 8, 2017)

Hello Bytown Musicians,

It was great to see many of our new members, as well as some supportive returning musicians, at our Theory Crash Course this Tuesday, Sept. 5!  For those that could not make it, please don’t worry!  This meeting was just a jump start, and everything will be presented again, in your clinics and in band rehearsals.
Here are some items to note for our first week with our instruments:
When:  Tuesday, Sept. 19
Where: Brookfield H.S.
Time: 6:30-8:45 
Bring: instrument, method book, portable music stand, 
            reed players- reeds, brass players – rag-cloth for emptying water 
Arrive early (6 pm) to get oriented. Mike from St. John’s Music will have Essential Elements books($11) and collapsible music stands ($12) for sale (cash, correct change only. *Percussion books are $18.
Clarinets and Saxes: Buy reeds – one or two “Rico 2” if you have never played, and 2.5 for more experienced players. Always have 3-4 reeds in your case!
Tentative room assignments for clinics: (watch for updates)
6-6:30   purchase books and music stands from Mike (St. John’s Music) either in the entrance lobby or staff room 142, set up music stand in clinic room
Flute/Oboe         Room 112
Clarinet              Room 114
Saxes                Library 108
Trumpet             Room 115
Trombone, Baritone, Tuba   Room 110
Percussion         Room 142  (staff room), 143 (guidance room)
7:30-7:45          Refreshments  in Room 142
7:45-8:45          Full band:  Music Room 154
Join our Facebook page – you will find ride sharing opportunities, instruments for sale, and more!  (ex. FOR SALE:  Yamaha alto sax, student model  (see Facebook page ottawa new horizons band)
Have a great weekend! See you on the 19th!
Cathy and Felicia