EE: 06 March 2018


March 20th Rehearsal order:


I’m a Believer

Louie, Louie

Buccaneer Suite 2 and 3



March 27th

Buccaneer Suite 2 and 3

Take Me Home, Country Roads

Whispers from Beyond

Beatles 1964

Phantom of the Opera

I’m a Believer

NOTES – Chief sections of concern


21-30 Clarinets, Tenors, Horn (respect for the quarter rest)

55-end Tenors

Windjammer: (use practice file sent separately)

Trumpet solos – 3rd trumpet entries sometimes early

38 – tenors/euph/barisax

51-67 trombones

67-75 – **pls look over** All brass and saxophones!!

103-107 – all upper woodwinds/new alto part/tenors/horns/euph

155+ – was a bit hairy last rehearsal although this section has sounded ok in past

Country Roads

Clarinets – let’s get you trumpet parts to play beginning – D. (The tenors have your line covered 😉 )

-All look out transition into E

-Percussion offbeats and tempo keeping


General practice; keep notes light and not too loud

Upper woodwinds 59-65


Trumpets take care not to rush all forte sections


51-70 Altos/Tenors

78-86 Altos

86-95 Much more trombones

132-144 Trombones/Tenor Sax

192-196  Much more trombones/Tenor Sax

Whispers (use practice file sent separately)

Alto saxes 86-107  (when you have the notes comfortably; practise rhythm by actually thinking 1 and 2 and 3 and 1 and 2 and 3 and, and place each note at the time of each syllable that you are thinking)

Altos/Tenors 73-76  Currently playing different rhythm than what is written

Louie, Louie & Beatles, & Bucc Suite m. 2

No concerns

I’m a Believer

Clarinets and Altos: rhythm 5-13

Tenors look over new part

Buccaneer Suite m. 3

Coda-J 1st Alto saxophone for rhythm

Timpani C-E

What to bring:

-music stand (especially if you play flute, oboe, and clarinet.  Priority of on-site stands go to large instruments like bass and bari sax)

-Essential Elements Book 2 (St. John’s is likely not to be there, but you can share with a bandmate I am sure.)

-Water cloth (to empty water on for brass instruments)

-a pencil (important!)

-term 1 music (eventually)  We will combine both term’s music for the extra volunteer show

-Indoor shoes are recommended to leave a good impression.

-Toothbrush opt. (please remember to rinse out your mouth before playing to avoid nutrient+moisture buildup in your instruments…)

6:30-7:30          Full band:  STAGE

7:30-7:45          Refreshments in Room 142 (Staff room)

7:45-8:45          Full band:  STAGE





March of the Trolls

How Does a Moment Last Forever

The Beatles: 1964!

Louie, Louie



Buccaneer Suite

Phantom of the Opera

Whispers from Beyond


I’m a Believer