Rehearsals CANCELED-Friday, November 9, 2012

We will resume rehearsals next Friday.

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Rehearsal canceled-Friday, Nov 2, 2012

Rehearsal canceled-Friday, Nov 2, 2012

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Concert-Flint Hill Manor Fall Festival; Oct. 28, 2012; 2:00 pm downbeat

There will be plenty of hot food and cold, non-alcoholic drinks for the band and guests.

The full concert band (including invited guest performers) will perform at 2:00 pm (downbeat), Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. Show time is 1:30 pm. Please park on the curbs and shoulders along Flagpole Lane.

Venue: Flint Hill Manor parking lot, near 10311 Granite Creek Lane, Oakton, VA 22124.   Closest intersection: Flagpole Lane and Granite Creek Lane.

Please bring folding chairs, music stands, and clothespins, etc, for the wind.
There is electrical power for amplifiers (string bass and PA).

Reserved parking spots are available for string bass, percussion and elderly.

Uniform is white band shirt, black slacks, skirts, kilts, and black socks and footwear.  Bring hats and jackets or sweaters in case of chilly weather.

[In case of rainy weather, there is a 20X20 ft tent where the band may set up and perform. The caterers are bringing tables and chairs for up to 200 guests, but if there is rain, the band gets priority for the tent. All others will use umbrellas.]

The occasion will be the Second Annual Fall Festival for owners and residents of Flint   Hill Manor, which consists of 83 townhouses.
Maps:  http://flinthillmanor.org/community/maps.html

If you cannot attend, please let this group know by replying. It makes it easier to schedule subs.

Thanks!

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Concert Band Dress Rehearsal, Friday, October 26, 2012

8:00-10:00 pm; Del Rey United Methodist Church
100 E. Windsor Ave.
Alexandria, VA 22301

New musicians welcome.

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Rehearsal-Friday, October 12, 2012

Thanks to Del Ray UMC for giving us a home while we work out things with the city. This week, Swing Band from 7-8 and Concert Band from 8-9:45.

Del Ray United Methodist Church
E. Windsor Ave.
Alexandria, VA  22301
http://www.delrayumc.org/

Bring a stand as the church does not have them. Thanks to trumpeter Ross Felker for getting us this space as we continue to work on a permanent rehearsal space.

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Swing Band Concert-Alexandria Citizens Band-Oct 20, 2012

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Downbeat is 7:30 pm
Dress: Official logo shirt or collared white shirt; black slacks, skirts or kilts; black footwear.
Where: Kenmore Middle School
200 S. Carlin Springs Rd.
Arlington, VA 22204
http://www.apsva.us/Domain/1742

For information on handicapped parking, please call 703-228-6800.

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Concert: Del Rey Art on the Avenue

Downbeat at 10:00 am.
Mount Vernon Recreation Center (Del Rey), 2701 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22305; Mt. Vernon Community School Field House on the grassy field.

There will be 4, maybe 5 MARKED spaces on Commonwealth Avenue for your use. The spaces will be between Mt. Ida Avenue and the entrance of Mt. Vernon Community Center-right near your performance location. There are VERY FEW/LIMITED spaces in the SunTrust Bank parking lot at Mt. Vernon and Hume Avenues.

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Rehearsals Friday 28 September and 5 October

Musical rehearsal spaces continue. This week and next week we are at:

Del Ray United Methodist Church
100 E. Windsor Ave.
Alexandria, VA 22301

Swing band from 7-8pm

Concert band from 8-10pm

Bring a stand as the church does not have them. Thanks to trumpet Ross  for getting us this space as we continue to work on a permanent rehearsal space.

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Yard sale, Sept 22 – 8:30 – 2:00

The yard sale is tomorrow, Sept 22 – 8:30 – 2. The address is 497 Owen at the corner of Taney off N Van Dorn Ave. I will have maps available if we have practice tonight. We can use help at any time and would love those last minute donations. I hope to see you all tonight and tomorrow at the sale.
Thanks, Trombone Sue

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7:30 pm rehearsal (tuning & warmup)

September 21, 2012-Friday
Tonight we return to: First Baptist Church Springfield, 7300 Gary St., Springfield, VA 22150.

NEW TIME GOAL: From 7:30 pm-9:45 pm. Bring a stand if you have one.

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