2018-19 Concert Dates for the Discovery Bands
***Check out the Google Calendar below for events not listed in text format***
(all concerts begin at 7pm unless otherwise indicated – Details for each concert will be announced as we get closer to that date)
(Thursday) (7th and 8th grade)
After-school rehearsals : Starts times will be shared when we get closer to this event
Jan. 22, 23, 29, 30 (NOTE: Unlike in years past, I will not require this concert for all 7thand 8thgraders. This concert and their rehearsals are only for students who signed up for MSBOA Solo and Ensemble Festival.)
February 9 MSBOA Solo and Ensemble Festival
(Saturday) (Elective event for 7th and 8th grade-Livonia Franklin HS)
*Feb. 27 Mid-Winter Concert
(Wednesday) Rehearsals right after school; Dates will be split between ALL bands and exact details for each band will be determined as we get closer to concert as we will better know the needs for each band.
*March 10 Annual Mattress Sale at Discovery!(exact date unknown at this time)
*April 25 5th grade Orientation Night (all bands)
(Thursday) I will probably only use one band but I will not know which one until we get closer to the date so please keep this date on your calendar.
May 3-4 Band Trip to Cedar Point (pending approval)
Elective event/Band Trip (More info to follow; if approved by district and there is enough participation with enough chaperones)
May 11 DDOP-Downriver Day of Percussion
(Saturday) – Elective event for percussionists-at Roosevelt HS in Wyandotte
*May 23 Spring Concert
(Thursday) Rehearsals right after school; Dates will be split between ALL bands and exact details for each band will be determined as we get closer to concert as we will better know the needs for each band.
May 14, 15, 20, 22
*May 31 In-school concert with Band and Choir
* = location at Discovery MS
There may be events/rehearsals that may occur that cannot be accounted for at this time. As these events occur we will notify you through email, Google Classroom, and the band website. Concerts usually last from 60-75 minutes.