Cadet Band

A letter from MRi 

 

As you all know, school has been canceled for the rest of the year.  This is the right thing to do but hard to adjust to. I miss you all very much and I miss making music with the greatest kids ever.  

 

I know that we will miss some very important concerts and events but understand that all schools are in the same situation. I want you to know that we have some opportunities to connect yet this year via Classroom and some other events - but not in person. News on these items will be coming soon via Classroom, Facebook, and shelbybands.org.

 

Seniors.  I know this sucks for you, but please understand that you will be special for the rest of your life because you are a part of the 2020 Senior class.  Crazy. Please be aware that I will be contacting you personally in the next few weeks about awards and the senior video. Please be sure I have your photo and information by emailing me.

 

As I try to look forward, I can’t help looking back at what a great year we had.  We had the most kickin’ marching show ever, where we took home many awards, we were in New York City for a phenomenal trip, we had great Christmas concerts, and both the Cadet Band and the Symphonic Wind Ensemble earned Division One ratings.  Could we have had a better year? Nope. You guys were fantastic! Remember that.

 

We will further address all the concerns about getting you instruments, the Universal trip, Band Camp, and many other details in the coming weeks. Please stay tuned.

 

MsR and MRi miss you all!

If you have your instrument:

  • Grab any of your music and play!

  • Find a song in the red book, record it, and send it to me (email)

  • Go to JWPepper and play along with our songs that you have in your folder

  • Go to JWPepper and find songs you would love to play - (they need to be easy in level)

If you don't have your instrument at home (bummer)

  • Write some music by using some software that is free (NoteFlight

  • Go to Youtube and find songs that we have played and share them with a friend

  • Want to work on note and rhythm reading?  Go to MusicTheory.net

Contact the directors 

curtisakson@gmail.com

 231 282 0389 cell

eray@shelby.k12.mi.us

231-923-0869

 

 

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