2/1 Trip Rehearsal

Posted January 31, 2015 by tjweller
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Rehearsal scheduled for 2/1 has been cancelled as a precaution due to winter storm Linus. See you on 2/3 for the trip meeting at 7:45 p.m. in the auditorium.

January 2015 News and Notes

Posted January 1, 2015 by tjweller
Categories: Band Fronts, Band Travel, Booster News, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, Mercer County Honors Band, Parent Information, Pep Band, Regional Band, Rehearsal Information, Schedules & Rehearsals, Spring Trip, Student Information

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Plenty of good information abounds in this January 2015 News and Notes for Members of the Mercer Band and their families! Click here on this appropriately placed linked to get your very own copy!

Pep Band

Posted December 15, 2014 by tjweller
Categories: Music Performances, Parent Information, Pep Band, Rehearsal Information, Schedules & Rehearsals, Uncategorized

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Pep Band members should take note of the change to the schedule effective immediately: We will perform for the Mercer Girls Basketball Game tomorrow night (incorrect date listed on schedule). Rehearsal begins at 6:30 p.m. with Mr. Miller.

Happy Holiday from the Mercer Bands

Posted December 14, 2014 by tjweller
Categories: Band Travel, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, Parent Information, Pep Band, Rehearsal Information, Schedules & Rehearsals, Spring Trip, Student Information

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wpid-wp-1411937505388.jpegHappy holidays to all of our friends and family in the Mercer Bands.

If you or your child is traveling to Florida in February and you did not receive the second trip letter, click on this link to download your copy..

Speaking of the Florida trip, a complete itinerary and schedule will be coming home after the new year. There is an official field trip form from the school that will need to be signed and returned by the first trip rehearsal. The rooming lists have been finalized, and will be sent to our tour company along with the airport security roster this week.

Jazz Ensemble is reminded of rehearsal on Monday beginning during advisory and concluding at 4:00 p.m.

Pep Band will perform for the girls home opener on Monday evening at 6:30 p.m.

 

This week in the Mercer Bands – November 3-7, 2014

Posted November 3, 2014 by tjweller
Categories: Academic Concert Bands, Band Fronts, Concert Bands, Concert Information, Concert Performances, High School Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Middle School Band, Newsletter, Parent Information, Pep Band, Rehearsal Information, Schedules & Rehearsals, Spring Trip, Student Information, Wind Ensemble

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wpid-wp-1411937505388.jpegCongratulations on a strong finish to the marching band season 5M Band. Stay tuned for the year-end evaluation via our website in the next few weeks. A plentiful cornucopia of information awaits in the November-December 2014 Band Newsletter – click on this ridiculously long link to get yours now!

Tuesday is election day – don’t forget to vote! With that in mind – vote for your favorite song this year from marching band!

This week in the Mercer Bands – October 27-31, 2014

Posted October 26, 2014 by tjweller
Categories: Band Camp, Band Travel, Food, Football Game, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, Music Performances, Parent Information, Rehearsal Information, Schedules & Rehearsals, Spring Trip, Student Information

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The indoor marching gand show (IMBS) will be held on Wednesday,  October 29th at 7:00 p.m. (note this is a change from the original schedule due to the HS gym schedule). Rehearsal for the IMBS will be held on Monday, October 27th starting during advisory and concluding at 4:30 p.m. Adult tickets are $3, student tickets are $2, and will be available for purchase on Wednesday,  October 20th. 5M members should report at 6:20 p.m.

Food orders (subway or roller) and exact payment in an envelope are due by the end of rehearsal on Monday, October 27th.

Report time for Friday’s game at Brockway is 4:00 p.m. Departure is 4:30 p.m. Earliest estimated return time is 11:30 p.m. We will play Show #2 at the game. We will play Gimme Some Lovin at the end of the 1st quarter.

The next rehearsal for Jazz Ensemble will be on Thursday,  October 30th during advisory until 4:00 p.m. Due to report card distribution NEXT week (November 6th), we have been aked to move our rehearsal to Wednesday, November 5th. The rehearsal time will remain the same.

As a reminder the next trip payments are due on November 4, and December 2 ($250 each).

This week in the Mercer Bands – October 20-24, 2014

Posted October 19, 2014 by tjweller
Categories: Band Fronts, Band Travel, Football Game, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, Music Performances, Rehearsal Information, Schedules & Rehearsals, Student Information

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The next marching band rehearsal will be on Friday, October 24th until 4:15 p.m. Report by 5:30 p.m. for the game at Farrell. We will perform Show #2. We will perform Gim’me Some Lovin’ at the end of the 1st quarter.

The indoor marching gand show (IMBS) will be held on Wednesday,  October 29th at 7:00 p.m. (note this is a change from the original schedule due to the HS gym schedule). Rehearsal for the IMBS will be held on Monday, October 27th starting during advisory and concluding at 4:30 p.m. Adult tickets are $3, student tickets are $2, and will be available for purchase on Wednesday,  October 22nd.

Jazz Band Music will be available on Monday, October 20th. The first rehearsal will be on Thursday,  October 23rd during advisory until 4:00 p.m. Interested students in grades 9-12 should see Dr. Weller for a rehearsal schedule and audition music.

This week in the Mercer Bands – October 13-17, 2014

Posted October 12, 2014 by tjweller
Categories: Academic Concert Bands, Band Fronts, Concert Bands, Concert Evaluation, Concert Information, Concert Performances, Football Game, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, Middle School Band, Music Performances, Parent Information, Rehearsal Information, Schedules & Rehearsals, Student Information, Wind Ensemble

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wpid-wp-1411937505388.jpegHappy Columbus Day Mercer Bands! Why do you have the day off Monday? A few answers can be found here and here.

On to the week that is:
TUESDAY – HSCB & HSWE are reminded of the rehearsal during advisory on “Unraveling”.

WEDNESDAY – The Middle School Concert Band (mscb), High School Concert Band (hscb), and High School Wind Ensemble (hswe) will present “Drums That Go Thump in the Night” on Wednesday, October 15th at 7:00 p.m. High school personnel should report at 6:15 p.m. and middle school personnel should report at 6:30 p.m. Attire for all band members is all black.

FRIDAY – Music turn-in and post concert evaluations will be held during band periods.

Jazz Ensemble music will be available on Friday.

Marching Band – Full Reh. at HS ADV-4:15 p.m., Report by 5:30 p.m. for FB at Reynolds. Show on Friday will be Show #2 (Majorettes in front, Flag Line and Dance Line on sides). We will perform Some Nights at the conclusion of the 1st quarter.

This week in the Mercer Bands – October 6-10, 2014

Posted October 6, 2014 by tjweller
Categories: Academic Concert Bands, Band Fronts, Band Travel, Booster News, Concert Bands, Concert Evaluation, Concert Information, Concert Performances, Football Game, High School Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, Middle School Band, Music Performances, Newsletter, Parent Information, Performance, Rehearsal Information, Schedules & Rehearsals, Spring Trip, Student Information, Wind Ensemble

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wpid-wp-1411937505388.jpegGet your very own copy of the October 2014 Newsletter by clicking on this ridiculously long link!!

Fantastic work last week marching band as we delivered great performances at the parade, bonfire and football game. A number of nice compliments came from our alumni as they connected with our current members. Keep up the great work and finish the season strong!

Marching band will rehearse on Monday only this week beginning during advisory until 4:30 p.m. There is no rehearsal after school on October 10th due to the early dismissal. Report time is 5:00 p.m. and we will depart at 5:25 p.m. The show on Friday night at Conneaut will be Kashmir, Go Your Own Way (Flag Line in Front, Majorettes back, and Dance Line on side), and Carry On Wayward Son. We will play Let’s Groove at the end of the 1st quarter.

The Band Boosters will meet on Monday evening October 6th at 7:00 p.m.

 

This week in the Mercer Bands – September 29-October 3, 2014

Posted September 28, 2014 by tjweller
Categories: Alumni Band, Band Fronts, Booster News, Fund-raising, Marching Band, Music Performances, Performance, Rehearsal Information, Schedules & Rehearsals, Student Information

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