September 2017 Newsletter

Below is the link to the September 2017. September 2017 Newsletter Submitted by: Debbi Hoagland pdhoagland@juno.com Publicity Committee Advertisements

Student Volunteers Needed for Invitational

With the invitational fast approaching it is time to organize our student volunteers.  See the form below for specific jobs and times that you are interested in. Student Volunteer Form Thanks, Miss Bull

Student Leadership Applications

Those band members interested in applying for a student leadership position with the 2017 Band of Gold should do the following before the end of the week: Complete an application, which can be found here. Sign up for a interview time outside the music office. Interviews will take place on Monday and Tuesday afternoon. A…

Concert Band Update

There is a lot happening at Lancaster High School with our Concert Bands. Band members have been working extremely hard to prepare for the upcoming District Adjudicated Event on March 4. Here are a few updates regarding what is happening in the preparation process. On Saturday, February 18, the Freshman Band had the great opportunity…

Double Reed Opportunities at Ohio State

The Ohio State University School of Music offers two wonderful opportunities for high school musicians who play oboe or bassoon. Double Reed Honors Invitational Saturday, April 8, 2017 • Weigel Hall Student application deadline: Friday, March 3 Teacher evaluation deadline: Friday, March 10 Double Reed Camp June 4 – 7, 2017 Registration deadline: Friday, May…

Capital University Winds & Percussion Camp

Junior High Band Parents: Each year,  Capital University’s Conservatory of Music hosts a popular band camp for Junior High students called the Winds and Percussion Camp. Available to middle school students (those who will be in grades 7-9 starting August of 2017), this day camp will be held June 5 – 9. Participants will have…

Ohio University Honors Clarinet Choir

On Saturday, March 18, 2017, Ohio University will host its annual Clarinet Gala with the Honors Clarinet Choir, to be comprised of outstanding high school and college students selected via live and recorded auditions from throughout the region. The deadline for recorded auditions is Friday, February 17, 2017. For compete info on the gala and applying for…

All County Band Update

Due to the 2-hour delay, High School and Junior High band members who are participating in All County Band should try to report to Fairfield Union between 9:45-10:00am. If you need to show up at the original time, that is fine, but please travel safely. Mr. Factor will be at Fairfield Union by 8:30am.

Ohio University Trombone Day

The Ohio University Trombone Studio will be hosting an event for trombone players on Sunday, January 29, 2017. The Ohio University Trombone Day 2017 is a full day of trombone related activities at the Ohio University School of Music in Athens, Ohio. The day will include a group warm-up, master classes, mass trombone choir and a final…

Band Members Selected for All-County Band

Each January, many of the county’s top junior high and high school instrumentalists are selected to participate in the Fairfield County All-County Band. The All-County Band Festival is a long-standing tradition in Fairfield County. Student musicians from each of the county schools join together for one day only, to rehearse with a guest conductor and perform for the…

Clarinet Choir Performs at Local Nursing Home

The Lancaster High School Clarinet Choir had a great time recently spreading some holiday cheer in the community. On Thursday, December 8, the group performed a variety of Christmas selections for residents at Crestview Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Services in Lancaster. Clarinet Choir will also be performing between concert bands at the LHS Band Concert…

Helping your Band Member to be Successful

Having a child in band can be a great experience, but also can be a challenge knowing how to help him/her be successful. Having success in band is a highly complex formula, and is not always easily understood. The following are five ways in which you can help your son or daughter to have an…