Fairfield Tempo Club
Written by Denise Reier

Help Needed for OMEA Large Group
The FHS Band is hosting OMEA Large Group Contest on March 6 & 7 at the High School. We are in need of volunteers to fill jobs necessary to make this event a success. Please consider donating a few hours of your time on Friday evening or during the day on Saturday. To sign up, go to: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0D4AAAA72FA1F58-omea1/ For further information contact Susan Schirmer- 829-2779 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Help Needed for Crystal Classic
The Fairfield Choraliers, Pure Elegance, Rhythm Express, their parents, and alumni are proud to present the Seventeenth annual Fairfield Crystal Classic, to be held at the Fairfield Senior High School. This incredible weekend of entertainment includes both middle school and senior high school competitions. This year's competition will be held on Saturday, March 21st, 2015.
We still have available volunteer opportunities for Fairfield residents, parents and students. To sign up to be a volunteer, follow this link to see available volunteer opportunities: Fairfield Crystal Classic Volunteer Signup 
Show Choirs Start 2015 Strong!
Great start to Fairfield's Show Choir season, with Fairfield winning the following awards at the Central Crossing Competition on January 10: Best Instrumental Performance, Best Vocals, Best Choreography, Best Tech Crew, Best Show Concept and 1st Place to Choraliers! Pure Elegance won 2nd runner up! Outstanding performers went to Connor Bernard for Choraliers and Haylee Lykins for Pure Elegance. Conner Bernard also received Best Male Soloist. In the finals, Pure Elegance was 1st runner up and Choraliers were crowned Grand Champions!

Fairfield Show Choirs followed this up with a strong showing in Marysville on January 24. In their first competition of the year, Rhythm Express was 1st place in the Middle School division and won the People's Choice award. Both Choraliers and Pure Elegance advanced to the finals in the evening, where Choraliers were 1st Runner-up and Pure Elegance were 2nd Runner-up. Great job, all!

You can catch the Show Choirs next at the Double H Showcase on February 20-21.

CONGRATULATIONS to the most recent Musicians of the Month 
See the students honored at the recent Tempo Club meetings as the Musicians of the Month.
The FHS Marching Indians performed on November 2 at the OMEA State Competition, and received an overall Superior Rating (the best possible) for their performance.  They also received Superior Ratings for each of the individual captions at the competition.  Congratulations to all of the students, directors and staff who have been working all year towards this moment.  And a thank you to all of the parents and other volunteers who support the group with their hardwork and by cheering in the stands at competitions and football games.
Congrats to FHS Marching Band. First place class AA, Best Percussion, Fan Favorite, Best Overall Music, Visual and General Effect and GRAND CHAMPIONS at Tecumseh competition. And the fourth Superior Rating of the year. Way to end the regular season!  You can catch the Band two more times this year...at the final football game of the season (and Senior Night) this Friday versus Hamilton, and at OMEA State Competiton on Sunday at Dayton's Welcome Stadium at 7:45 pm.  Click here for spectator information for OMEA State Finals.
The Fairfield Marching Band had strong performances at recent competitions in Hamilton and Loveland.  At the Hamilton competition, the band received second place in class AA and their second Superior rating of the year.  At the Loveland competition they received 2nd place in Class AA as well as Best Percussion and Best Auxiliary, and their third Superior rating of the year. Great job to the students and staff!  You can catch the Marching Band at their final regular season competition on Saturday October 25 at the Tecumseh competition (complete schedule).  And they'll be competing in the State competition on Sunday November 2.
Each month, Tempo President Brian James will be providing insights into news and questions regarding Tempo Club.  This month, learn more about what Tempo Club does...how we raise money and what we use it for!  Check it out here!
Congrats to the FHS Marching Indians! At the Lockland Competition, they received Best Auxiliary, Best Percussion and First Place in Class AA, Best Overall Music and a Superior Rating which qualifies them for OMEA State Competition. Great job to the marchers, directors and staff!  Next up is the Hamilton Competition on Saturday September 27.
TRI-M NEWS Find the 2013-14 handbook, application for new members and information on upcoming meetings on the Tri-M page.