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Lakota West Band Updates: March 1

 A communication of the Lakota West Upbeat Club


This communication covers:


OMEA High School Large Group Contest

Wish our students and directors well as they put the final preparations on their selections for OMEA Contest this weekend. If Monday’s concert is any indication, all four bands will do very well! Each band will have a an adjudicated performance time followed by a private sight reading session. Parents and families are welcome. Please remember, no pictures or videos allowed.

Performance Schedule:
Freshman Band – Saturday: 1:15pm. Report time is 12:10pm at homerooms 1202-1206.
Concert Band – Saturday: 10:15am. Report time is 9:10am at homerooms 1202-1206.
Symphonic Band – Friday: 7:15pm. Report time is 6:10pm at homerooms 1202-1206.
Symphonic Winds – Friday 10:20pm. Report time is 9:10pm at homerooms 1202-1206.


Weekend of Jazz Festival

Come out to support our talented Lakota West and East  jazz musicians at the Weekend of Jazz Festival at Beavercreek High School on March 2, 3 and 4. Below are some helpful documents for participants as well as guests:
Weekend of Jazz Website [1]
Master Schedule of Events [2]
Lakota Specific Information [3]
BHS Campus Map [4]
Venue map and directions [5]


Upbeat Club Meeting


Shamrock Shuffle

What a great way to support the Lakota West Bands: Run the Shamrock Shuffle on March 18! This event is a fundraiser for community non-profit organizations. Final registration for our charity to get credit and to get a T-shirt is March 14. There is a price increase on March 13. Register Early! When you click the link to sign up, select the Lakota West Upbeat Club as your charity to sponsor. There is a link on the electronic race registration tab on the front page. Packet pick-up is at MidPointe Library on Thursday March 16, 4:00pm to 8:00 pm and Friday, March 17, 11-7:00 pm. If the weather cooperates, we may see our very own Lakota West Drum Line perform!

Click here to register [7]!

But wait, there’s more! There is a Pre-Race Party at Uno’s, on March 8th from 4:30 – 6:30. The team with the most members at the party will receive a bonus grant! Mojo Running will be on site with running gear and there will be some raffles/giveaways as well.


2017 Cincinnati Regional Concert Band Festival


Attention all Seniors (and parents!)

It is time to locate your student’s senior AND baby picture and send them to Leslie at secretary@lakotawestbands.org.
All pictures MUST be received by April 3.


Jazz’ n Cakes is April 22

A Co-Chair is needed for 2017 .  If you have any questions, please text or call Kevin Moorman at 513 604-2997, or email at vp@lakotawestbands.org [9].


Trip to Orlando for Lakota West Marching Firebirds!!

Trip is planned for December 28 through January 2.
Trip details, costs, etc… will be posted later this week on the website.
Click here for the Orlando Trip Web Page [10]


For the Calendar

Stay in the know by subscribing to our texts [12] and Calendar [13];
following Lakota West Bands on Facebook [14], Instagram [15], Flickr [16] and Twitter [17]