News – January 19, 2020

Greetings Band Parents and Mac Band Supporters,

Jazz Night is this Saturday, and today (Sunday, January 19th) is the final day to get your tickets.

The MHS Jazz Band, the Twilighters, and other student ensembles will be providing the entertainment, Rogue Gourmet Catering will be serving dinner, and you’ll have the chance to bid on a variety of items from local businesses and organizations.

Jazz Night is the main fundraiser for the McMinnville Music Boosters and this event helps provide a large part of the funds for the Music programs throughout the McMinnville school district.

Remember, we need your RSVP today. Just click here to get tickets

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If you’d like to join the fun and lend a hand before, during or after the event. Here’s the link to the Jazz Night Volunteer Sign Up Sheet.

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Opportunities Ahead

And speaking of volunteering, the Winter Guard competition season begins on Saturday, February 1st in Tigard and Winter Percussion starts on Saturday, February 15th in Forest Grove. Both of these groups will need some parental assistance.

From driving to cooking to moving props and just being around to help as needed, you are invited to be a part of these exciting programs. We’ll be sending out Sign-up Sheets next weekend, so be sure to keep your Saturdays open!
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Sponsorship Drive Underway

The Mac Band Sponsorship Drive has just started. Below are links to the flyer along with a donor form and a page with a wish list and a list of some of the costs of putting on a Marching Band Show. If you can, please print off a flyer or two and ask a few friends, family members, or even total strangers for support.

Sponsorship Flyer – Front
Sponsorship Flyer – Back
Sponsorship Flyer – Form
Sponsorship Flyer – Wish List & Talking Points

If your printer is on the fritz and you would like physical copies of the flyers, you can get in touch with Jamie at 541-910-2814.
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Drums of Fire Early Bird Tickets

Planning on going to Drums of Fire this summer? Now is the time to get your tickets. The hosts of this event, the Oregon Crusaders, have just announced that tickets are now on sale at early bird discount prices. This is Portland and the Willamette Valley’s premiere Drum Corps International (DCI) Event. Scheduled to perform this year are Santa Clara Vanguard, Blue Knights, The Academy, Mandarins, Seattle Cascades, Genesis and Columbians… some of the best marching music groups in the world!

Here’s the link: Drums of Fire Tickets

See you at Jazz Night,
Brian Bailey
McMinnville Band Parent Organization

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