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Cedar Springs High School Bands and Choirs - Holiday Concert - Thursday, December 14 at 7:30pm - CSHS HS Auditorium
The Cedar Springs Bands and Choirs invite you to join them at their combined Holiday Concert!
The concert will be held on Thursday, December 14
at 7:30 pm
Cedar Springs High School Auditorium
The program will include the music selections:
Deck the Hall
Dai Diddle Dai
Seasons of Light
Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Nightmare Before Christmas
Fields of Clover
Fantasia for Christmas
O Magnum Mysterium
Our first performance will take place on Thursday, December 7 at 7:00 P.M. in the Cedar Springs High School Auditorium.
Here are some important details about the performance:
6:30 pm - 6th Grade Band members meet on the CSHS auditorium stage
7:00 - concert begins
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Friday, November 17 in the CSHS Front Parking Lot
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MCBA State Championship Details
Cedar Springs Marching Band
Week of October 30
As of Monday, 10-30
*Some details may need to change as the week progresses
Schedule for the Week:
Monday-Full Band Rehearsal 6-9, Trunk or Treat at approximately 8:40
Tuesday-Woodwind Sectional 2:45-3:45, Color Guard 6-9 (different day!)
Wednesday-Brass Sectional 2:45-3:45
Thursday-Community Performance and Pep Rally, in full uniform at 6, ends approximately 8:45.
*The band will perform on our own at 7:15 for parents, friends and family, have some light refreshments, change out of uniform, shine shoes, and join the pep rally at 8:00 with SSB, Fight Song, etc.
Friday-Run through after school, load all equipment (not wind instruments or drumline), dismissed after done loading (approximately 1:30)
Saturday-Call time 3:30 AM (yes, AM!)
Saturday Times (Detailed)
3:30 am Call Time
-Load: all uniform parts, wind and drumline instruments under bus.
-Get snack from parents for bus ride.
-Please plan ahead about waking up on time, and having a ride arranged!
4:00 Depart Cedar
-Students are expected to sleep and make no sound until sun is up, so no movies.
6:00 Bathroom Break at Rest Stop
6:10 Depart Rest Stop
7:00 Arrive Ford Field Parking Lot (only Cedar buses and trailers allowed)
-Change into uniform, guys and girls separate buses, use bathroom on bus as need to change. Can go inside to change if necessary.
-Unload trailers, walk into Ford Field to see the performance area if time allows.
8:00 Stretch, basics, light music warm-up (we also have an indoor warm-up)
-This will be the only time the pit gets to warm-up, we will play as a full ensemble a little with the pit.
8:30 Get ready to travel
8:45 Arrive on Beaubien Street
8:50 Move band to Indoor Warm-up area
-At this point, parents/volunteers will be responsible to moving props while students move into the indoor warm-up, all equipment will stay in the tunnel. We’ll need wedges to hold wheels in place.
9:00 Indoor Warm-up
-Guard and drumline go to separate areas, drumline will join winds in 10 minutes.
-Winds: Tune extensively, hit each song, don’t overplay, save it for the performance.
9:25 Exit Warm-up
9:30 Move to Field
10:00 Exit Field
-Students will take props to first level of the tunnel, then return to the picture area
-Pit instruments will go to the first level
-Parents will need to fold tarps, place on carts, and move all props and pit equipment to top of tunnel. This will be the hardest part of the day for the parents.
-Student will exit the building from the main level after pictures and take the equipment back to the parking lot.
10:15 Return to Parking Lot
-Load equipment in same places as before, snack, breath and reflect.
10:30 Return to stadium, watch final groups.
11:15 Awards for Flight III
-After awards we will take a group picture in front of Comerica Park
11:30 Return to buses, change, load uniforms under bus.
-During this time, another band will be warming up in the parking lot, we need to stay respectfully quiet and not take up too much area.
12:00 Depart Ford Field
1:00 Stop in Brighton for lunch (need $)
1:45 Depart as soon as possible, use bathroom before departing
3:45 Arrive Cedar Springs (approximately)
-Unload all equipment under buses, trailers can wait for Monday.
Details for Students
Details for Parents as Spectators
Details for Parents as Volunteers