TEMPO CLUB MEETING CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
Due to the weather, the March 3 Tempo Club meeting has been cancelled. Musicians of the Month for March will be recognized at the April 7 meeting.
TEMPO CLUB SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE
One of the benefits that the Tempo Club is proud to offer (with the support of fundraising and sponsorships from our member families) are scholarships for graduating students. Scholarships are offered both by the Tempo Club as well as a combined Tempo Club/Booster scholarship. Complete details and forms are available on the Scholarship page. Applications are due by March 28...don't delay.
SHOW CHOIRS HEAD SOUTH
In Marysville, Choraliers were 1st Runner-up and Pure Elegance was 4th Runner-up overall. This week all three show choirs head to Opelika Alabama to compete in the Opelika Southern Showcase. Wish them luck, and look for updates here, on Facebook and on Twitter.
SHOW CHOIR UPDATES
The Show Choirs competed earlier in January in Wisconsin and started the season off right. Rhythm Express received Best Female and Best Male Vocalist and placed as Grand Champs in their division. Pure Elegance placed Grand Champ of their division. And Choraliers won Best Choreography and 1st Runner-Up overall. The following weekend, Rhythm Express traveled to Beavercreek where they brought home the Grand Champion award for the 10th year in a row! They also won Best Combo, Best Vocals, Best Choreography, People's Choice Award, Best Female Soloist (Maya Stokes) and Best Male Vocalist (Justin Dillon).
DISCOUNTED DISNEY TICKETS FOR MARCHING BAND TRIP
This cold makes you yearn for the warm temperatures in Florida. Well, if you are planning on going to Florida over Spring Break with the Marching Band, that time isn't too far away. Many families have inquired about discount tickets to Disney and we now have order information. Payment does NOT need to accompany the order form. The students' Individual Traveler accounts will be updated so parents can pay online or over the phone. Review this form and return the completed form to the Band Office by Wednesday, February 5. This is optional for families traveling on their own (non-tour participants).
CONGRATULATIONS TO ORCHESTRA MEMBER Congratulations to FHS sophomore Benjamin Randale who has been accepted into the prestigious Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra after a competitive audition process. He will perform wiht the youth strings program in concerts November 17 at the Dayton Art Institute and March 16, 2014 at the Masonic Center in Dayton. Congratulations on this outstanding achievement!
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FAIRFIELD MARCHING BAND The marching band traveled to Dayton's Welcome Stadium on Sunday November 3 and returned with a Superior Rating. This is the highest rating that a band can receive in OMEA judging, and the band finished the year with a Superior rating at all competitions. Congratulations to the students and directors on a wonderful season. And thank you to all the parents and fans who support the group throughout the year. The Marching Band will celebrate this season on November 20 at the Marching Band Banquet.
CONGRATULATIONS FAIRFIELD MARCHING BAND The Marching Band closed out the regular season placing second in the Versailles competion, and earning their fourth straight Superior Rating. OMEA State Competition is scheduled on Sunday November 3 at 8:00 pm at Dayton's Welcome Stadium. Please plan to come out and support the Marching Band in their final performance of the year.
HAMILTON BAND-O-RAMA Congratulations to the Fairfield Marching Band on receiving a Superior Rating and 2nd place at the Hamilton Band-O-Rama. Great performance, all.
CONGRATS TO MARCHING BAND ON FIRST COMPETITION OF THE SEASON Our FHS Marching Indians received a Superior Rating at the Troy Marching Band Trojan Invitational this Saturday. In addition, the FHS Drumline earned the trophy for Best Percussion. Congrats to the students and directors on an outstanding performance. Next competition is on Saturday September 21 at the Hamilton Band-o-Rama, performance time 8:30 pm at Hamilton Stadium. Hope to see you there.
TRI-M NEWS Find the 2013-14 handbook, application for new members and information on upcoming meetings on the Tri-M page.
GREAT COVERAGE OF CHORALIERS IN NATIONAL PUBLICATION There is a nice article featuring the Choraliers and our own Jeff Clark in the latest issue of Productions Magazine. Click on that link and the story is on page 6. Nice feature on an award winning year...but a reminder that creative pursuits aren't exclusively about winning awards.
CONGRATULATIONS TO SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS AND SENIORS As we approach the end of the year, we wish the best of luck to all graduating seniors. At the senior awards night, the following students were recognized: Tempo Club Scholarships ($1000/each): Yeri Noh, Megan Ulrich and Erin Williams. Tempo/Booster Scholarship ($1000): Stephanie Schaeper. Tempo Club is proud to be able to sponsor these awards and recognize a few of the many outstanding musicians in the program.
CONGRATULATIONS to the 2012-13 Musicians of the Month See the students honored at last year's Tempo Club meetings as the Musicians of the Month.
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