YO Notes 4.17.17

YO You ROCK!!!!

Really good rehearsal on Monday. We're getting lots of positive feedback from parents and staff...everyone is really impressed with your sound, intonation, etc. I'm so proud of all of you and how hard you're working. It's paying off!!! Woo Hoo!!!

This is the time for the final push to the concert. You guys know how important it is to work for a strong finish...it is when we're the most tired that we must dig deeper to meet our goal successfully. Let's do this thing!!!

I sincerely wish I would have recorded the very first day of Lock In last August. You would be amazed at the difference. You have come so far and it's such an honor to work with each and everyone of you. Thank you so much for an incredible year. You are the best!!
So.....KEEP PRACTICING....KEEP PRACTICING.....KEEP PRACTICING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A couple of reminders: If you haven't turned in Raffle tix, you need to do so by tomorrow.
Rehearsal Schedule: Mon April 24-Regular Rehearsal-PLEASE PLEASE be on time.
Saturday April 29-Dress Rehearsal-Popejoy Hall-10:00-11:40
Saturday April 29-YO Wrap Up Party-Dale E. Kempter Building-12:15(30)-1:30
This will be a fun get together to wrap up our year. Please plan on attending...we will
provide good snacks and cake for ya'll!!! We will also be recognizing some of our YO
students so come and help make this a great time!!
Saturday April 29-YS Concert, Popejoy Hall-7:00
Sunday April 30-YO Concert, Popejoy Hall-7:00
You must arrive no later than 6:00 p.m. dressed in concert dress.

**** Percussion: YOU MUST STAY AND HELP LOAD THE PERCUSSION TRUCK AFTER THE CONCERT AND MEET BACK AT THE BUILDING TO OFF LOAD EVERYTHING. YS students will take care of loading and getting all equipment to Popejoy.

Also, I want to thank the students who auditioned for O Magnum. (-: It was a tough decision but after talking with Mr. Hill and Ms. Maniaci, it was decided that Bella Twocrow will be our narrator. Congrats Bella.

Finally, officers...can we meet on Monday at 5:45??? We need a little time to go over things for Saturday's Wrap Up.

Have a wonderful week and I'll see you on Monday!!

Mrs. Hill

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