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Hempfield Bands eNews > January Edition!

posted Jan 6, 2013, 1:27 PM by Adam Gumble
Greetings and Happy New Year!  After a relaxing break at the end of December, the Hempfield Bands are kicking off 2013 with a busy month of January! 

Winter Band Concert (Tuesday, January 8th @ HS Performing Arts Center)
Students Report @ 6:30 PM
Concert @ 7:00 PM

The Winter Band Concert will include performances by the Middle School Band, High School Concert Band, and High School Symphonic Band!  Bring your friends and family for what is sure to be a fantastic musical experience! 

Concert Band Camp (Saturday, January 12th @ HS Band Room)
Students Report @ 9:00 AM
Dismiss @ 4:00 PM

The Hempfield High School Concert Band Camp is an opportunity for HHS Band Students to spend a day working with guest clinicians in a single-day "festival" atmosphere.  Students and clinicians will alternate between master-class/sectional and full ensemble settings.  Clinicians will provide an hour-long "master-class" with each instrument group as well as a sectional working on music that is presented during the large ensemble blocks. 

9:00-9:30 > Full Ensemble Welcome, Daily Drill
9:30-10:30 > Instrument-Specific Master Classes w/ Clinicians
10:30-12:00 > Large Ensembles

12:00-1:00 > LUNCH

1:00-2:30 > Sectionals/Small Ensembles w/ Clinicians
2:30-4:00 > Large Ensembles

Booster Club Meeting (Monday, January 14th @ HHS...please attend!)
Budget Update
Officer Reports
Indoor Show Information/Walk-Through
Officer Nominations*
*Nominations will be accepted for President and Vice-President in addition to a "Ways and Means" Chairperson.  Ways and Means Chair will be responsible for:
    - developing fundraising ideas
    - entertaining fundraising ideas from membership
    - coordinating chairpersons to organize/execute fundraisers 

LLMEA County Band (Saturday, January 19th @ Penn Manor HS)
30 Hempfield Band students have been selected to perform with the 2013 Lancaster Lebanon Music Educators Association County Band! 
> Students involved with the festival should report to the HS at 7:00 AM to bus to the festival. 
> Parents are responsible for transporting their students home following the concert. 

Indoor Show (Saturday, January 26th @ HHS)
Our Booster Club is hosting the first competition of the 2013 Tournament Indoor Association!  Come out and support our Indoor Percussion and Color Guard programs at the "Opening Knight" of the winter season! 

Parent and student volunteers are needed throughout the day.  More information will be presented at the Booster Club Meeting on January 14th. 

PMEA District 7 Band (Saturday, January 26th @ New Oxford HS)
14 Hempfield Band students will participate in the 2013 PMEA District 7 Honor Band! 
> Students involved with the festival should report to the HS at 6:30 AM on Friday to bus to the festival. 
> Parents are responsible for transporting their students home following the Saturday concert. 

2013 HMK Schedule - available online! 
The schedule is being made available as early as possible so that scheduling conflicts can be avoided.  Please contact me with any questions regarding the 2013 schedule!


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