Winter Guard season starts 2/2/19

The first Winter Guard performance of the season will be on Saturday, February 2.

We would love to have people there to cheer them on. This is not a competition, but they are being critiqued.

They will be performing at South Hills High School at 3:56pm.

South Hills High School

645 Barranca St, West Covina, CA 91791

(626) 974-6220

https://goo.gl/maps/2GgqLeK8Y262

Their competitions are going to be:

  • 2/16 Aliso Niguel
  • 3/2 Ayala
  • 3/17 Warren
  • 3/30 Rancho Cucamonga
  • 4/6 Valencia
  • 4/13 & 4/14 Championships

There is an entrance fee for all of these.

Tournament of Roses

The Band and Color Guard’s performance in the Tournament of Roses Parade was an incredible event that everyone involved will remember for the rest of their lives. Now that we’ve all slept for many hours after returning home, here are some videos and pictures from the event. Anyone who has more to add, please email pictures to webmaster@kaiserband.org or upload videos to YouTube and then send the link to the same email address. Thank you!

Our local newspaper about the performance:

Kaiser High School and Fontana are well represented in Rose Parade

Videos

Music213’s video from both the pre-dawn rehearsal and the performance.

 

MusicAmenities from along the parade route

Here are two more videos of the band while marching the route:

Videos from parents from both rehearsals and the parade:

 

These two were at the end of the parade, so everyone is looking pretty tired, but they still sounded good!

Pictures

These are in no particular order. Clicking on an image opens up a page where you can see it bigger.

These pictures are from parents and friends. We had a lot of people cheering on the band & guard who took pictures and made videos.

 

Tournament of Roses Parade is Just a Few Days Away

Upcoming practices

  • Wednesday, December 26. 12 noon – 7:30pm
  • Friday, December 28. 9am – 9pm. Color guard will be going to Irwindale to practice with other performers at 1:30pm. They should be back before practice is over.
  • Saturday, December 29. 9am – 9pm

Events for Tournament of Roses

  • Sunday,December 30 will be Bandfest. Band and color guard perform in the mid afternoon. Expect call time in the early to mid morning.
  • Monday, December 31 9:30am call time. Leaving Kaiser about 12:30 to go to hotel in Burbank. Curfew at hotel will be 6pm. Students are to remain in their hotel rooms, not opening the door at all, until call time to leave hotel.
  • Tuesday, January 1. Wake up call at 1am, leave hotel at 1:30am. Then warm up, perform, have In-n-Out and head home.

Tournament of Roses visit today!

We are very excited to be joined today by the president of the Tournament of Roses Parade 2019, Gerald Freeney! He will be dining with us at 12:00 and signing posters for all of you. PLEASE BRING YOUR POSTERS! We will be eating from 12:00 – 1:20 and rehearsing afterwards.

Release form & Medical Form for Tournament of Roses

The Tournament of Roses requires all participants submit their online release form. Please go to the following website and use the information provided to complete the form:

https://www.tofr.co/eform/submit/individual-participant-release

GUIDANCE NOTES:

Their entry type is :  Other

Their type of participant is: Opening Show Performer

Their organization is:  Opening Spectacular presented by Honda

This information was sent home with your child today.  Once you have finished the release form, please take a screenshot or picture of the completed form and either print it out and send it with your child tomorrow or send an email with the image attached to Mr. Allmond so we can track who has done it.
A medical release form was also sent home today. Please fill that out tonight and return it. I have attached it here too.
These forms are required by The Tournament of Roses. If they are not turned in, we will not be able to take the student with us to the parade.
These forms are required for alumni participating as well!
Thank you for your help with this. Please don’t forget, the online form MUST be submitted by tomorrow. It is the Tournament of Roses requiring this so we cannot make exceptions. Non-compliance will mean the student or alumnus is out of the parade.

FONTANA Christmas Parade Itinerary

0730- Call time

0745- Dress in uniforms

0830- Depart Kaiser High School

0900- Arrive Fontana Christmas Parade

0915- Unload instruments/ Sectionals

1000-1030 – STEP-OFF WITH PRIDE!!

1100-1115 – End Parade

1145- Arrive Kaiser High School

Grooming reminder for Saturday

Just a reminder that all band students need to be clean shaven for parades and band reviews. No makeup, no nail polish and no jewelry. Hair needs to be short above the collar or put into a shako bun (everybody regardless of gender) and it all needs to fit inside the shako. If they don’t want the parent volunteers touching their hair, they need to have it in perfect condition.

Also, they should be clean and wearing deodorant.

Please make sure the kids eat breakfast. Arcadia is a long parade and we have a history of kids passing out because they haven’t eaten.

Arcadia Band Review Itinerary

Arcadia Band Review 2018

Call Time: 0600

0710 Inspection

0740 Board Buses

0845 Arrive Santa Anita Raceway

0900 Unload Buses and trailer, sectionals

0945 Full Band Warm-up

1000 Ready to Move

1020 Warm-up

1043 STEP-OFF W/PRIDE!!!

1050 TofR Show Off Area!!

1115 End Parade

1130 Arrive Arcadia High School

1145 Change into Civilian Clothing

1400 Awards Ceremony

1445 Move to Buses

1500 Depart Arcadia

1530 In -n- Out!!

1730 Arrive Kaiser

1745 Closeout Procedures and Dismissal

Have A Wonderful Thanksgiving Break!!

(T of R Rehearsal on Nov. 20th & 21st 1300-1600)

This week’s schedule

This week we have parade practice on Tuesday and Thursday (no field practice).

Parent Boosters meeting on Thursday evening.

Home football game on Friday night. Band will be playing in the stands. We will have a donation assignment for the snack bar and will be needing volunteers to work in the snack bar.

Arcadia Band Review on Saturday. This is the championships for parade band. It’s very important we make a great showing.

And don’t forget there will be practice for the Tournament of Roses Parade on Tuesday and Wednesday of Thanksgiving week. These practices are MANDATORY.