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Thunder Band News 12/4/2017

by on Dec.04, 2017, under Announcements, Booster, Color Guard, Concert Bands, Fundraising, Guards, Marching Thunder, Percussion, Winter Guard

In This Issue

  • Rose Parade Music Memorization
  • Rose Parade Medical Forms and Float Decorating Waivers
  • Rose Parade Video
  • Rose Parade Photographer Needed
  • Saturday Rehearsal Reminder
  • Marching Band Banquet RSVP
  • Making a Difference Service Competition
  • Clothing Drive Fundraiser 2018
  • Rose Parade Tour Information Meeting
  • SignUpGenius Summary
  • Upcoming Events
  • Upcoming Rehearsals

There are 28 days until the 2018 Rose Parade. Rose Parade fun fact of the week: Marching Bands are required to be playing for MOST of the Rose Parade with very little time to rest. The rule of thumb is that no audience member should see the entire band pass by without hearing them play at some point. That’s a lot of playing! Start building your “chops” NOW!

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Thunder Band News 11/27/2017

by on Nov.27, 2017, under Announcements, Booster, Color Guard, Fundraising, Guards, Marching Thunder, Percussion, Winter Guard

Please continue to check with your students to be sure they are doing their conditioning and hydration. The Rose Parade is five weeks from TODAY!

Also, send your forms in. (Keep reading for more details.)

 


In This Issue

  • Rose Parade Saturday Rehearsals
  • Rose Parade Medical Forms and Float Decorating Waivers
  • Rose Parade Payments are Past Due
  • Color Guard Updates
  • Marching Band Banquet
  • Making a Difference Service Competition
  • SignUpGenius Summary
  • Upcoming Events
  • Upcoming Rehearsals

There are 35 days until the 2018 Rose Parade. Rose Parade fun fact of the week: Bands performing in the Rose Parade have to get up VERY early in the morning. Depending on our position in the parade (we do not have this information yet), we could be up and in uniform as early as 3:00 AM! We will be observing New Year’s Eve on New York time and heading to bed early so we are ready to begin our day well before sunrise.

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Thunder Band News 7/31/2017

by on Jul.31, 2017, under Announcements, Booster, Color Guard, Guards, Marching Thunder, Percussion, Winter Guard

In This Issue

  • Band Camp!
  • Rose Parade “Making a Difference” Service Competition
  • Show Shirts for Family Members
  • Band Fee Payments are Now Past Due
  • Rose Parade Tour Payment Reminder
  • Booster Meeting
  • SignUpGenius Summary
  • Upcoming Events
  • Upcoming Rehearsals

There 154 days until the 2018 Rose Parade. Rose Parade fun fact of the week: It is estimated that around 500,000 out of town guests arrive for the Rose Parade each year.

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Thunder Band News 7/25/2017

by on Jul.25, 2017, under Announcements, Booster, Color Guard, Guards, Marching Thunder, Percussion, Winter Guard

In This Issue

  • Days of ’47 Parade
  • Rehearsal Schedule
  • Band Camp
  • Booster Meeting
  • Rose Parade “Making a Difference” Service Competition
  • SignUpGenius Summary
  • Upcoming Events
  • Upcoming Rehearsals

There 160 days until the 2018 Rose Parade. Rose Parade fun fact of the week: The Tournament of Roses Foundation is a nonprofit group founded in 1983 to receive contributions from its members, supporters, and the public. They make annual grants to local nonprofit organizations in the Pasadena area. To date they have given over $2 million to more than 130 organizations!

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Thunder Band News 6/12/2017

by on Jun.19, 2017, under Announcements, Booster, Color Guard, Guards, Marching Thunder, Percussion, Winter Guard

In This Issue

  • Marching Band Fee Payments
  • This Tuesday’s Sectionals
  • Days of ’47 Parade
  • Upcoming Events
  • Upcoming Rehearsals

There 203 days until the 2018 Rose Parade. Rose Parade fun fact of the week: The first Rose Parade was watched by 2000 spectators. Officials now expect about a million people each year!

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