Announcements: 5/23/16


  1. 1.Percussion Ensemble Concert in the AHS Band Room on Monday, May 23rd.  Call time is 5:30PM for all percussionist.  Concert starts at 6PM.  Percussionist are to wear concert black.


  1. 2.Friday, May 27th is the Senior Banquet @ South Aiken Presbyterian Church.  Bring Food and drinks by 5:30PM, dinner starts at 6:00PM.  Freshmen bring side dishes, Sophomores and Juniors bring main course food.  Seniors bring dessert except for cake.  Everyone brings a 12 pack name brand drinks.  Everyone please bring enough to feed your family plus two.


  1. 3.Saturday, May 28th is the Memorial Day Parade.  Call time is 10AM on Marlboro Street in downtown Aiken.  Parade starts @ 11AM. Students will be picked up on Barnwell street outside of First Baptist Church.


  1. 4.All forms and fees for the 2016-2017 School Year are due for Marching Band members now.  Please make all checks out to the AHSBBC.


  1. 5.All final exams for Band and Orchestra will be 5/23-5/27.  Exams will include:

-All 12 Senior Level Scales, memorized and within a 2 minute time limit except for bassoons, flutes and clarinets who will have 2 minutes and 20 seconds

-Senior Chromatic Scale, memorized and completed within 30 seconds

-The “B” Ending of your Region/All-State solo for your instrument

-Sight Reading


Strings will only need to complete their nine scales memorized and within a two minute time limit.  You will also need to play chromatic scale two octaves from C-C within 30 seconds memorized.


Upcoming Events:


May:


23-27- Exams for Band and Orchestra in Class


23-Percussion Ensemble Concert in AHS Band Room. Call time 5:30PM.  Starts at 6PM


26-Marching Band Rehearsal 3:45-5:00.  Please wear athletic clothes and shoes.  Bring water.  We will be outside practicing for parade


27-Senior Banquet @ South Aiken Presbyterian Church.  Bring food by 5:30PM.  Eat at 6PM.


28-Memorial Day Parade.  Call time is 10AM on Marlboro Street. Parade starts @ 11AM.