St. Katharine Calendar Details

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2019 – 20120 SCHOOL YEAR

SEPTEMBER 4th WEDNESDAY/5th THURSDAY BAND PRACTICE
TIME: 9 – 9:40 AM PLACE: CAFETERIA

SEPTEMBER 6th PERFORMANCE OUTSIDE AS BUSES ARRIVE
TIME: 7:45 AM

SEPTEMBER 9th MONDAY – Lessons Begin                                                      Monday         Drums and Percussion                                                                           Tuesday         2nd Floor Horns                                                                                    Wednesday 1st Floor Horns                                                                                         Thursday       Piano                                                                                                                   Friday              Strings(Guitar/Orchestra/Strings) and Recorders

SEPTEMBER 11th WEDNESDAY IN SCHOOL BAND DEMONSTRATION
Band Demonstration will be at 9:00 AM.
WHO VOLUNTEERS from school bands to demonstrate their instruments. (Volunteers rewarded.)
WHAT TO BRING – Music, instrument.

SEPTEMBER 12th THURSDAY ST KATHARINE DREXEL BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT PARENT MEETING
Parents who are interested in the band program are invited to attend a Parent Meeting on September 13th (Back to School Night K-4) in the media trailer at 6:00 PM. Its purpose is to inform parents about the band program and answer any questions about instruments, lessons and band.
WHO – Parents who are interested in the band program.
WHEN– 6 PM in the computer lab.

SEPTEMBER 24th TUESDAY SENIOR (CONCERT) BAND PRACTICE STARTS
TIME: 3 to 4 PM Every Tuesday PLACE: School Gym

SEPTEMBER 25th WEDNESDAY JAZZ BAND PRACTICE STARTS
TIME: 3 to 4 PM Every Wednesday PLACE: School Gym

SEPTEMBER 26th THURSDAY – MANDATORY MEETING FOR ALL BAND PARENTS ABOUT JAZZ FESTIVAL
7 PM at Villa Joseph Marie High School, Main Building, Regina Hall 1180 Holland Road Holland PA 18966 www.vjms.org
Please mark your calendar for this meeting. We discuss how to make this a successful event with your help, and the various tasks that need to be completed. The money from this event is used for busing to a competition in May at Dorney Park.

ORCHESTRA PRACTICE STARTS
TIME: ???? Every ???day PLACE: School Gym

SEPTEMBER 30th MONDAY DRUMLINE PRACTICE STARTS
TIME: 8 to 8:30 AM Every Monday PLACE: School Gym

NOVEMBER  DAY JUNIOR BAND PRACTICE STARTS
TIME: 8 to 8:30 AM Every ???day PLACE: School Gym

NOVEMBER 3rd SUNDAY AC HONOR, FESTIVAL AND JAZZ AUDITIONS
TIME: 1:30 PM Place: Pope John Paul II High School 181 Rittenhouse Rd. Royersford PA. 19466
Please advise Mr. Facenda if your child would like to try out at an audition.
Go to www.aboutpemes.com and there is a link to the archdiocese web sites.

DECEMBER 1st SUNDAY MANDATORY PRACTICE FOR VILLA/HOLY GHOST JR BAND CHRISTMAS CONCERT
In Regina Hall at Villa Joseph Marie High School 1180 Holland Road Holland PA 18966 www.vjms.org
Practice from 2 TO 4 PM
WHO – All members of Senior, Junior, Jazz and Orchestra Bands (Orchestra students must be able to play “Up On the House Top.”)
Note: Senior and Junior Band students must be able to play “King Wencelas” to attend this event.
Orchestra students must be able to play “Up On the House Top.”
WHAT TO BRING – music, instrument and stand.

DECEMBER 5th THURSDAY PRACTICE FOR ST. BEDE PARISH CHRISTMAS CONCERT ON DECEMBER 2nd
St. Bede Church, 1053 Holland Road, Holland PA 18966
Practice is 3 PM to 4 PM In Church
WHO– All members of Senior Band
WHAT TO BRING– music, instrument. stand.

DECEMBER 8th SUNDAY ST. BEDE PARISH CHRISTMAS CONCERT
St. Bede Church, 1053 Holland Road, Holland PA 18966
Concert is 4 PM to 5:30 PM In Church – No Intermission. Arrive 3:15 PM. Set up at 12:30PM. NEED HELP WITH SETUP!
WHO – All members of Senior Band (who attended  December 5th practice)
WHAT TO WEAR – School Uniform
WHAT TO BRING– music, instrument, stand.

DECEMBER 15th SUNDAY VILLA/HOLY GHOST JR BAND CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Villa Joseph Marie High School Villa New Performing Arts Center 1180 Holland Rd Holland PA 18966 www.vjms.org
Concert is at 4 PM. Be there at 3 PM for sound check. Setup is 1:30 PM.
WHO – All band members that attended the mandatory practice
WHAT TO WEAR Boys-wear black and white only, no cumber bund or bow tie Girls –black dress or black pants/skirt, white shirt
WHAT TO BRING – music, instrument. NO stand.

DECEMBER 18th WEDNESDAY — IN SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Parents are invited to attend the in-school concert.
WHO– all members of school bands- Senior, Junior, Jazz, Drumline bands.   WHAT TO BRING – music, instrument and stand. Don’t forget Christmas extras – hats, bells, etc.
TIME: 9 AM PLACE: Gym.
WHO
-All members of all school bands – Senior, Junior, Jazz, Drumline bands

DECEMBER 18th WEDNESDAY –CHRISTMAS FAMILY CONCERT
Students be at the school gym by 6:30 PM. Concert is 7 PM in gym.
WHAT TO WEAR – Boys-wear black and white only, no cumber bund or bow tie Girls –black dress or black pants/skirt, white shirt
WHAT TO BRING – music, instrument and stand.
WHO -All members of all school bands – Senior, Junior, Jazz, Drumline bands

JANUARY TBA SENIOR (CONCERT) BAND PRACTICE STARTS
TIME: TBA Every TBA PLACE: School Gym

JANUARY TBA JAZZ BAND PRACTICE STARTS
TIME:
TBA Every TBA PLACE: School Gym

JANUARY TBA DRUMLINE PRACTICE STARTS
TIME: TBA PM Every TBA PLACE: School Gym

JANUARY TBA JUNIOR BAND PRACTICE STARTS
TIME: TBA Every TBA PLACE: School Gym

JANUARY TBA ORCHESTRA PRACTICE STARTS
TIME: TBA Every TBA PLACE: School Gym

JANUARY 5th, 12th, 19th, February 2nd ALL CATHOLIC HONOR BAND PRACTICE
TIME: 2:30 – 4:45PM PLACE: Cardinal O’Hara, 1701 Sprout Rd Springfield PA 19064

FEBRUARY 7th FRIDAY ALL CATHOLIC HONOR PRACTICE/BAND CONCERT
TIME: 2:30 PM Practice 7 PM Concert PLACE: Archbishop Wood High School, 655 York Road Warminster PA 18974

FEBRUARY 1st SATURDAY – PERFORM AT FLYERS HOCKEY GAME
The performance will be at the Wells Fargo Center at 6 PM. Leave by bus at 2:30 PM. Holy Ghost for practice at 3:30PM.
WHO: Senior, Jazz and Drumline Bands
WHAT TO WEAR: Boys – To be announced and Girls – To be announced
WHAT TO BRING – Bring the instrument and music you will be playing
HORNS – Need Flip folio and lyres

JANUARY 4th, 18th FEBRUARY 8th, 22nd MARCH 7th, 21st ALL CATHOLIC STRING PRACTICE
Practice is from 9 AM-12 PM at Corpus Christi.
Practice is for students who auditioned and were selected for this concert.

MARCH  SATURDAY – ST. KATHARINE DREXEL SCHOOL JAZZ FESTIVAL
Please mark your calendar. We will be looking for parent volunteers to help run this event.
The festival will be held at Villa Joseph Marie High School 1180 Holland Rd Holland PA 18966
Students must be there at 5:30 PM for check in. Show starts at 7PM and is over about 9PM.
WHO – All members of Jazz Band
WHAT TO WEAR
Boys – Black pants, white shirt, black bow tie and black cumber bund
Girls – black dress or black pants/skirt, white shirt – black bow tie and black cumber bund are optional for girls
WHAT TO BRING – Bring the instrument and music you will be playing

APRIL 26th SUNDAY MANDATORY PRACTICE FOR VILLA/HOLY GHOST BAND SPRING CONCERT
In Band Room (Room 128, Main Building) at Villa Joseph Marie High School 1180 Holland Road Holland PA 18966 www.vjms.org
Practice from 2-4 PM
WHO– All members of St. Katharine Drexel Senior, Junior, and Jazz and Orchestra Bands
WHAT TO BRING –Bring music, instrument and stand.

MAY 3rd SUNDAY VILLA/HOLY GHOST BAND SPRING CONCERT
Villa Joseph Marie High School 1180 Holland Road Holland PA 18966 www.vjms.org
Concert is 4:30 PM.  3 PM for sound check.
WHO – All band members who attended the mandatory practice.
WHAT TO WEAR – Boys-wear black and white only, no cumber bund or bow tie Girls –black dress or black pants/skirt, white shirt
WHAT TO BRING – music, instrument, NO stand.

MAY 1st DORNEY PARK BANDS COMPETITION (ALL DAY)
There will be a jazz band competition, drumline competition and a concert band competition (Senior Band).
There will be a bus to transport the students.
More information will be distributed in the future. This event will be all day.
WHAT TO BRING – music, instrument and stand.
WHO -All members of St Katharine Drexel Senior, Jazz and Drumline bands

MAY 6th WEDNESDAY- IN SCHOOL SPRING CONCERT
Parents are invited to attend the in-school concert.
WHAT TO BRING – music, instrument and stand.
TIME: 9 AM PLACE: Gym.
WHO
-All members of Senior, Junior, Jazz and Drumline Bands

MAY 6th WEDNESDAY- SPRING FAMILY CONCERT
Students be at the gym by 6:30 pm. Concert is 7 pm in gym.
WHAT TO WEAR – Boys-wear black and white only, no cumber bund or bow tie Girls –black dress or black pants/skirt, white shirt
WHAT TO BRING – music, instrument and stand.
WHO -All members of Senior, Junior, Jazz and Drumline Bands