BAND DAYS INFORMATION: Meet in the Band Room at ERHS
Aug 22nd, 9-11 am - Brass Aug 23rd, 9-11 am - Woodwinds Aug 24th, 9-11 am - Percussion Aug 24th, 1 to 4 pm - Everyone Parent and Student Meeting - Media Center Aug 24th 6 pm Stations Open - Everyone (Get information, Apparel and Concert attire, Equipment, Sign ups for many different opportunities, cookies.) 7 pm - General Meeting - Everyone (Get the calendar, information on the program, lettering information, requirements, expectations and opportunities.) 8 pm - Stations re-open until everyone is accomodated.
Congratulations to those selected to the Winona Honor Band
Kami Boedigheimer - Bassoon Kenny Schmitt - Trumpet Gillian Greenberg - Clarinet NOVEMBER 4TH - 5TH $40 registration fee includes 3 meals. Housing option is available There will be information coming soon for the music and chair placement auditions.
The Leadership Workshop at Hastings High School on Tuesday with Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser.
Congratulations to those selected to the St Thomas Honor Band
High School Honor Band FestivalFeaturing guest clinician/conductor Kit Turnbull, composer-in-residence, Her Majesty's Royal Air Force Music Services of Great Britain.
Date & Time:Monday, October 17, 2016 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Admission: $10/student Location:Anderson Student Center All events will take place in the Anderson Student Center located on the corner of Summit and Cretin Avenues. Rehearsals and the 7:30 p.m. evening concert will be held in the James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, 3rd Floor Anderson Student Center.
DirectionsPlease use our interactive map to locate and get driving directions to the Anderson Student Center.
ParkingHourly parking is available in the Anderson Parking Facility, located on the corner of Cretin and Grand Avenues. Maximum daily rate is $11.75 payable by cash or credit card. If paying with cash, please take your ticket with you when you leave your vehicle. Upon returning to your vehicle, you will first go to the automated pay station located in the stair lobby of the parking ramp. If paying with credit card, you may swipe your card upon entering and exiting the ramp.
New for the 2016 FestivalPerformers in both honors ensembles, Symphonic Band (Band 1) and Concert Band (Band 2), will have the opportunity to premiere two pieces written by Kit Turnbull for the 2016 festival.
Symphonic Band (Grade 4)
Dancing With Shadows
Between the Linesby Kit Turbull
Concert Band (Grade 3)
Wide Open Spaces
Student Participant Information
Registration is $10/student
Lunch and dinner will be provided for all participants
Your attendance at all rehearsals is required
Please be certain to prepare all parts prior to your arrival on campus
Please bring a folding music stand
Concert dress will be semi-formal: shirt and tie or jacket and tie for men and knee-length (or longer) dress/skirt or dress pants and top for women
Tentative Festival Schedule8:00 - Registration: James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, 3rd Floor Anderson Student Center 9:00 - Rehearsal 10:00 - Rehearsal/Sectionals with St. Thomas Studio Instructors 12:00 - Lunch (provided)/Preparing for College Presentation 1:30 - Rehearsal 3:15 - Break 3:30 - Rehearsal 5:00 - Dinner (provided)/Sound Check 7:00 - Dress for Concert 7:30 - Concert: James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, 3rd Floor Anderson Student Center * * Concert is free and open to the public Conductors: Kit Turnbull, composer-in-residence, Her Majesty's Royal Air Force Music Services of Great Britain Dr. Matthew George, director of bands, University of St. Thomas Dr. Douglas Orzolek, associate director of bands, University of St. Thomas Studio Faculty: Jane Garvin, flute Sarah Carmack, oboe Jennifer Gerth, clarinet Peter Douglas, bassoon Steve Cole, saxophone Christopher Volpe, trumpet Dr. Sarah Schmalenberger, horn Larry Zimmerman, trombone & euphonium Trygve Skaar, tuba William Kemperman, percussion
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Help the Boosters help Elk River High School Band! GIVE TO THE MAX DAY 2016 - NOV. 17TH! The band is in need of several new instruments. Your donation, large or small, is greatly appreciated! CLICK ABOVE OR GO TO: GIVEMN.ORG Search: Elk River Senior High Band Boosters, Inc. https://givemn.org/organization/411663510-23538 Click the amount to donate. It's that easy! You will receive a receipt for tax purposes. Help us keep the long tradition of music excellence at ERHS play on in our school and in our Elk River community! THANK YOU!
Here are some forms and the band handbook that you can download and print off.
Some clothing items are required, some are optional:
Band Polos: All students in band need to have a band polo. Pep Band Jacket: All students in band need to have this jacket. "I'M WITH THE BAND" T-Shirt - Optional but cool band wear! Show off what you love! Tux shirt: Required for Wind Symphony guys only.
When it opens click on FILE tab and then click on Make a Copy.
Rename the copy to: (Your Name) + Lettering Form 2017
Move to a folder you can access easily.
Read the instructions on the bottom. Start to fill out the form.
ELK RIVER HIGH SCHOOL INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC DEPARTMENT
The Elk River Band program is dedicated to providing quality music education in Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Chamber Music, Drumline, Music Technology, Music History and Guitar Instruction. Use this site to find calendars, photos, audio recordings, and files. Stop by to find updates to classes, programs, download videos and find your own or your classmate's latest accomplishments on display.