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Spring General Meeting – 4/28 @ 7pm

IMPORTANT REMINDER: Spring General Meeting of the Rattlers Music Parents Organization - Tuesday, April 28th @ 7pm in the NCHS Music Room The Spring General Meeting will cover several upcoming activities and include the election of the Executive Board for 2015-16. Agenda will include information on:
  • State Concert Band Festival (4/29)
  • Aloha Concert in May
  • Car Wash Fundraiser (5/9)
  • Instrumental Music Banquet
  • Pre-Season Marching Band Camp
  • Executive Board Elections
It is IMPORTANT that ALL parents/guardians attend this meeting to ensure you are up to date on the latest instrumental music activities! We look...
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Upcoming North Canyon Music Events

There are two upcoming events we wanted to pass along.
Fall Concert Band Festival
The North Canyon Concert Band will be traveling to McClintock High School, 1830 E Del Rio Dr, Tempe, AZ 85282 (click here for a map) on Saturday, December 6th to participate in the Fall Concert Band Festival.  Call time at NCHS is 7:00am.  The Concert Band will be performing at 11:00am, followed by a clinic and watching other schools perform.  Anticipated arrival time back at NCHS is...
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Rattlers Music Weekly Update – October 27, 2104

Congratulations to the Marching Ratters for their two "Excellent" ratings this past week, and for qualifying for the State Marching Festival!  The band's performances resulted in their being seeded 11th out of the 23 bands who qualified in Division 3.  Great job !
 
 
It's going to be another busy week. Below is the latest schedule of activities.
 
Tuesday, October 28th:  Marching Rehearsal from...
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Rattlers Music Weekly Update – October 19, 2014

This will be a very busy week for the Marching Band, and there are several changes to the original schedule. PLEASE read through this e-mail carefully.  Attached is an updated calendar from Mr. Suehiro as well. Monday, October 20th: The regular Monday after-school rehearsal will be extended until 5:00pm Tuesday, October 21st - Sierra Linda Marching Festival The next marching festival is this Tuesday, Oct 21st at Sierra Linda High School in south Phoenix (3434 S 67th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85043; click here for a map & directions)....
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Marching Rattlers Weekly Update – October 15, 2014

There is a home football game this Friday (Homecoming !) and two marching festivals coming up next week.  Here are details on what's happening:
 
Football Game vs. Sandra Day O'Connor, Friday Oct. 17th
 
Call time on Friday is 4:30pm in the NCHS Band Room.
 
The Rattlers Music Parents will be providing snacks as usual during the "Tailgate Break" prior to the...
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Fall Orchestra Festival – Saturday, Oct 18th

The Fall Orchestra Festival is this coming Saturday, October 18th at Highland High School in Gilbert.  Below is some key information for the event: Uniform: The Orchestra will be wearing their concert attire (tuxedo shirts and black dresses). Gentlemen and all cellists should wear a white undershirt and black dress pants, black dress socks and black dress shoes. Ladies should wear black shoes (flats or heels smaller than 1 inch) and black stockings if necessary. Itinerary: 9:00 a.m. -...
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Chamber Recital – October 7th at 7:00pm

Don't forget the Chamber Recital concert on Tuesday October 7th, at 7:00 pm in the Black Box Theatre at NCHS.  The Black Box Theatre can be accessed throughout the door to the far left at the rear of the NCSH Auditorium. Immediately following the concert, there will be a fundraiser for the NCHS Music Program at Yogurtini, 475 E Bell Rd (7th Street & Bell Rd) from 7-10pm.  Please join us to enjoy the cooler weather, meet other NCHS music families and celebrate the concert. Read more

Weekly Music Booster Update – October 15, 2013

This Saturday, October 19th, the North Canyon Marching Rattlers will be participating in the PVUSD Centennial Celebration Parade, along with the marching bands from the other four PVUSD high schools. The Parade will occur near Shadow Mountain High School (29th Street and Shea Boulevard). Below are the key times for Saturday's Parade: 2:30 pm - Call time at NCHS Change into uniforms Load the truck & bus 3:00 pm - Depart NCHS 3:20 pm - Arrive at Christy Cove Park, near Shadow Mountain HS & unload truck 3:30 pm - warm-up...
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