A communication of the Lakota West Upbeat Club and Directors:
This communication covers:
- Upbeat Meeting
- Current Upbeat Open Lead Positions
- Future Upbeat Positions Needing Shadowed This Year
- Volunteer Position Descriptions
- Ways to Stay Connected
- Honor Ensemble Auditions
Upbeat Meeting via Zoom on 5/14
- Last meeting of 2019-20 is Thursday May 14 at 6:30pm via Zoom call. Meeting ID will be added to calendar when made available. We would love to see old and new faces!
- Minutes, financial reports and the agenda will be posted on the Upbeat Parent page linked here – http://lakotawestbands.org/lakota-west-upbeat-parent-booster-club/
Current Upbeat Lead Openings for 2020-2021 include the following:
- Jazz ‘n Cakes Event Lead
- Mattress Sale Lead
- Spiritwear Lead
- Try Band Lead
- Publicity Support and Media Design
Upbeat Lead Openings for 2021-2022 that need people to shadow in 2020-2021
- Communications Lead
- Vendor Lead for Jazz ‘n Cakes
- Photographer Lead
- Pit Crew Lead
- Swing Dance Lead
- Tag Day Lead
If you any questions about the current or future open positions, we would be happy to answer them. Just email email@example.com or LWUpbeat@gmail.com and we will get you in touch with someone that can explain the needs of the position.
Volunteer Descriptions for year round activities
Ways to Stay Connected
- Link is good information for Rookie parents and also good reminders for Veteran parents – http://lakotawestbands.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/2020-Rookie-Mtg-How-to-stay-informed-about-all-things-Lakota-West-Bands-1.pdf
- Remember, the Remind Text requires all to re-signup every year.
- Marching Band Handbook to be posted online by 6/1/20.
Honor and Local Ensemble Auditions
Given the current situation, contact these organizations to confirm audition requirements, process and timeline.
NAfME Honor Ensembles (audition extended to 5/15) – https://nafme.org/programs/all-national-honor-ensembles/
UC CCM CYWE (Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble), Symphonic Band and Jr CYWE –https://ccm.uc.edu/prep/music/ensemble/CYWE.html
CSYO ( Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra), Philharmonia Orchestra – https://www.cincinnatisymphony.org/education-and-community/youth-programs/cincinnati-symphony-youth-orchestras/
Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra – http://daytonphilharmonicyouthorchestra.org/
Bulter Philharmonic Youth Orchestra – http://butlerphil.org/youth/
NKU Youth Symphony – https://www.nku.edu/academics/sota/musicprep/programs/youthsymphony.html