News – April 22, 2018

Greetings Band Parents and Mac Band Supporters,

The Mighty Mac Marching Band is looking for some courageous, hardworking individuals to be part of the 2018 fall marching season. Students who are interested in being a part of an exciting, fun, challenging group of performers are invited to come try it out. No experience necessary.

Colorguard Experience Day
Flags – Rifles – Sabres – Dance
Saturday, April 28th, 10:00 a.m. in the MHS Food Court.

Drum Line Experience Day
Snare Drum – Quads – Bass Drum – Cymbals – Mallets & a lot more!
Saturday, April 28th, 10:00 a.m. in the MHS Band Room.
Attention Piano Players: there is a place for you in the front sideline!

Any individuals desiring to receive a position in the drum line or front sideline percussion, must come to the experience day. If you have any questions about either of these events, see Mr Barton.
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Reminder: Band Camp will be in McMinnville this year, the week of August 20th
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All Jazz, All Day
The Northwest is home to an abundance of talented musicians at both the high school and professional level and the MHS Jazz Band is right in there with them. They spent Saturday at the Pleasant Hill Jazz Festival performing, listening, attending clinics and doing an outstanding job representing the quality of music being made at MHS. There are also many dedicated and skilled educators, such as our own David Barton, who challenge and inspire students to create great music. It was a distinct pleasure to hear the quality of music being produced by these vocal and instrumental jazz ensembles from around the region.
(Pictured: The MHS Jazz Band performs as a judge rapidly tries to think of more synonyms for ‘sensational’.)

See you soon,
Brian Bailey
McMinnville Band Parent Organization

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