Is Spring really on its way?

posted Mar 13, 2013, 10:28 PM by Tracie Larsen   [ updated Mar 13, 2013, 10:28 PM ]

Now that we're all really ready for Spring to show up - next week, maybe? - we have that wonderful slushy feeling to look forward to when all that snow melts..

We have our Spring concert date, by the way:  Sunday, April 28th, 7:00 pm at Lakeview United Church.
Also, in the interests of looking ahead, Intermediate Band has been booked for Wednesday May 1st at a seniors' facility - details closer to the date.

Optimist Band Festival:
We have the schedule, so here's the scoop: (remember, for performances, we wear all black!)
Intermediate Band - plays on Wednesday, March 20th at 7:09 pm.  You will need to be there, at the latest, by 6:15 pm. Note that we won't be having regular rehearsals that night, so please, take the opportunity to go hear them play if you can.

Senior Band - plays on Thursday, March 21st at 6:20 pm.  You will need to be there, at the latest, by 5:30 pm.
****** Senior band members - after we are done at Optimist on Thursday night we will be going to the Western Pizza on Albert Street (across from Golden Mile, formerly Skara) for food and refreshments.  It is half price appy night so all appetizers on the menu with be 1/2 price.  Friends and family welcome as well.  The room holds 50 people.******

For those that play in the MSM Senior Band - they play Thursday, March 21st at 5:42 pm.  You will need to be there, at the latest, by 5:00 pm. If you're available, please go see them too - everyone deserves an audience!
Check out the Music Links in the Gallery for some examples of how the pieces we're playing sound when other groups play them!  If you have a favourite version that isn't listed, please send it in!


Reminders:
*Wilma Mossing Memorial Scholarship*
All monies donated to the scholarship fund will be used to assist MSM band families who may be experiencing financial difficulties and are unable to fulfill their financial requirement to be a member of Mossing School of Music.  Income tax receipts will be provided to those who donate. If you are interested, please mail your donation to:  Mossing School of Music, #18 - 2720 - 29th Avenue, REGINA SK., S4S 2N8.

Fees: For those few who haven't paid yet, please talk to Sandra (or bring a cheque), as soon as possible! 

Attendance:
Please let Bob or Jane know (by phone or email) if you cannot attend - and here's hoping we can get a few nice winter Wednesdays this year!

calendar,blank,empty,date,scheduleUpcoming Events:
March 20, 7:09 pm.   Intermediate Band plays onstage - please be there by 6:15 pm.
March 21, 5:42 pm    MSM Senior plays onstage - please be there by 5:00 if you're helping out   
March 21, 6:20 pm.   Senior band plays onstage - please be there by 5:30 in all black
March 24                    Rider Pep Band meeting/auditions/first rehearsal (see attached poster)
April 3                        NO Rehearsals due to Easter break
April 24, 7:45 pm.      AGM - between rehearsals
April 28, 7:00 pm.      Spring Concert
May 1st. ?7:00 pm.     Intermediate Band plays - details to be announced.
June 16/17                 Hot Dog Sale at Canadian Tire North

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Tracie Larsen,
Mar 13, 2013, 10:28 PM
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