WELCOME The Spirit & Sound of Jefferson/Silva2013-2014
A Symphonic Journey on the Field • Jupiter (from The Planets) • Promenade • The Hut on Fowl Legs • Finale from the Firebird Suite
EVERYONE COUNTS!! • THE MANY PARTS MAKE ONE!! • WOODWINDS • BRASS • PERCUSSION • GUARD • BAND BOOSTERS-VERY IMPORTANT!!!!!
PERFORMANCES! • ALL VARSITY SILVER FOXES FOOTBALL GAMES!! • PERFORM AT NMSU AGGIE FOOTBALL GAME • EPISD BAND CONTEST • UIL BAND CONTEST • SOCORRO ISD BAND CONTEST • UIL AREA BAND CONTEST • NMSU TOURNAMENT OF BANDS • HYUNDAI/SUN BOWL THANKSGIVING PARADE
FALL SCHEDULE • 2013 SILVER FOX FOOTBALL SCHEDULE • Friday, August 30 vs Socorro @ Bowie .* • Friday, September 6 vs MT. View @ Mt. View. • Friday, September 13 vs. Chaparral @ Bowie. HOMECOMING! • Friday, September 27 vs Chapin @ Bowie.* Middle School Band Night • Friday, October 5 vs. Andress @ Andress* • Thursday, October 12 vs El Paso @ Bowie* • Friday, October 18 vs. Irvin @ Irvin* • Thursday, October 24 vs Burgess@ Bowie* • Friday, November 1 vs. Austin @ Bowie * SENIOR NIGHT RECOGNITION • Friday, November 9 vs Bowie @ Bowie*
Obligations • ALL STUDENTS MUST HAVE A PHYSICAL/Sports EXAM on file before the first game (August 30th). • All MEMBERS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED Acknowledgement Form & EPISD Bus Transportation Form on File before August 30. • Band Fee Contract must be filed/signed before August 1, 2013. • Band Points Contract must be filed/signed before August 1, 2013. • ALL Practices ARE REQUIRED. Attendance will determine a spot in our Halftime Show. • ALL Performances (including Games) ARE REQUIRED. All Performances are graded! • Instrument, sheet music/flip folder, proper clothes (both for practices & performances) ARE REQUIRED. This includes the Show Stopper Patented Shoes required of all Band (not Guard) Members. • Uniform Fees must be paid (or arrangements made) in a timely fashion. • Financial Obligation “Fair Share” must be paid or fundraised within the set time. This is important for every member in the Silver Fox Band to adhere to and be committed. This is important in order for ALL MEMBERS TO HAVE A HIGH QUALITY MUSICAL/ARTISTIC EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE!
How Can I Help? • As Parents/Family of a Band Member, you may help not only your student but 80 other kids in the following manner: • Join The Silver Fox es Band Boosters. • As a Booster, help with chaperoning. • As a Booster, help with moving equipment, instruments and supplies to Games & Competitions. • As a Booster, help with Fundraising Events/Projects. • As a Booster, help with Social Events for our Band throughout the Year. • As a PARENT, monitor your student’s academic progress, monitor their musical progress and being aware of all practices, Games, Competitions, Booster Meetings, Progress Reports, Financial Obiligations.