5/17/17 Wednesday Music Notes

Hello Mustangs!

I am so pumped right now - I have completed a schedule Update for our program that might be my favorite Fall schedule EVER!  It mixes in great rehearsal opportunities and a great home football schedule with well-spaced out breaks/holidays/family time and facilitates a competitive run in October that should have us ready to do very well at Marching MPA, our Home Music In Motion show and States!

You will also see 3 dates at the beginning of the sheet that I am calling our Summer Session. This is response to the overwhelming feedback that I have gotten from our members telling me that they want to keep our great momentum going by getting together a few times. I was able to make it happen by refining my Boston travel schedule to plan 3 trips home! 

During my trips home (1 each month), I will open the Band Room for Voluntary 4-hour section rehearsals. This will give you an opportunity to bond and get a head start on visual and drill!  Our new video Check-Off system will also keep you engaged and motivated as you enjoy your summer. The investment into our band will pay dividends! 

The Summer Session Rehearsals will take place from 9am-1pm on:
Tuesday, June 6th
Tuesday, July 11th
Tuesday, August 1st

There are many other highlights and important details in the new Performance Calendar. Please take the time to read, discuss and post these dates and times in your family calendar so that we avoid any conflicts. ALL DATES AND TIMES after we begin the season on August 15th are MANDATORY for all members of the band.

2016-17 was awesome Mustangs. 2017-18 will be even awesomer!!!  LOL (I know that's not a word).

See You all tomorrow,

Mr Lambert

Ron Lambert
Director
Lakewood Ranch HS Bands
 

5/7/2017 Monday Music Notes

Hello Band Family


LOTS of Information in MMN this week. I tried to be as succinct as possible. I'm sorry that it's late, but it was Pop-Pop and Zoe time today..... Read, Post and ask questions if necessary. There's a lot going on!

 

Thanks to those of you who have turned in all of your MMB paperwork. Just 3 students remaining and I talked to them Saturday! We will go into the summer at a 100% compliance level - a great place to be. That speaks to the great kids and families we have. 

 

I have finalized the Marching Band roster with students that have turned in their packets and attended the required rehearsals. It's time to write drill, build props and order uniforms. The 2017 season is underway!  

 

I have finalized the 2017 Class Rosters based upon registration, compliance with the new MMB expectation and your previous experience. Your performance, participation, behavior and attitude ALL YEAR are the audition! I'm excited about next year's LRHS Band Program.

 

I'm looking forward to this week of performances and Senior send-offs. This has been a great year for Lakewood Ranch Bands.

 

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR YOUR MMN's
 
Ron Lambert
Director
Lakewood Ranch HS Bands

 

 

4/30/17 Monday Music Notes

Happy Sunday Mustangs!

YOU Rock, WE Rock!  What an amazing performance at the DeSoto Heritage Parade!  We Work our tails off ALL year for judges, ratings and competitions, but there is something special about letting it all hang out on the parade route for a crowd of over 200,000 Manatee County residents! They LOVE their Mustang band!  We are the Biggest and the Best our county has to offer, and our Chaperones and Ranch Hands are second to NO ONE when it comes to keeping us safe and meeting our needs on a hot day like yesterday. We worked hard and came home with everyone feeling good and looking great. Thanks to everyone in the MMB family for representing Lakewood Ranch HS before the world! 

It's almost summer..........

Read the MMB, prepare for a great camp on Saturday. Band Family, Thanks for letting me be your director all of these years.

 

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Ron Lambert
Director
Lakewood Ranch HS Bands

 

4/16/17 Monday Music Notes

Happy Easter Mustangs!

LOTS of important details in the MMN.  Read and Post! 100% attendance is always expected for LRHS Bands events.

This is an important week for our Wind Ensemble as we refine our program for State assessment in Miami.  Parents and members of the Wind Ensemble - please complete the packet and turn in your trip form and money by tomorrow.

Get to work on your MMB homework - FUN night 2 and our DeSoto parade are right around the corner!

Enjoy your families today!

Ron Lambert
Director
Lakewood Ranch HS Bands

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MMN's 4/10/17

Hello Mustang Family!

Important details in this week's Notes: Our Guard and Percussion have tryouts, New Marchers have their first FUN experience, and we have a 4-day week with Good Friday off.  

WW and Brass Wind ensemble kids - PLEASE clear your schedule for a short Wednesday sectional. I thought our concert performance was strong last week and I want to keep building to States - turn in your packets!

Have a great Sunday.  I'm watching The Masters! 

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MMN's 4/3/17

Hello Mustang Family!

Our great year continues.....THANK YOU to the 2016 Leadership team! You have been awesome.

Busy Week Ahead!:.....
Tuesday - LRBBA Booster meeting, 7:30pm in the Band Room. This Wednesday we will select the new generation of Officers and section leaders that will head up the 2017 MMB.  We have a performance for the Wind Ensemble Thursday and then a retreat for the newly elected Leadership Team on Friday.

Please Read and Post the attached MMN - Let's Go!

 

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MMN 3/26/17 Week 30

Hello Band Family - Welcome Back!

I'm sorry it's so late.  The Crusaders were in town this week and that is a LOT of work!  I've been busy since we finished camp.

There's a lot going on right away.  I hope you had a Wonderful Break!  Thank you to everyone who made our Spring Break Orlando Tour a success.  Rosters for MMB 2017 look great - keep recruiting!  Turn in your packets - I begin the process of setting spots and getting drill going soon!  Music goes up on CHARMS tomorrow!

1. Leadership Interviews are this week
2.  Solo and Ensemble and Jazz Band states are Friday. read the attached MMN for bullet points, your packets will be ready Tuesday.
3.  Soloists - Please follow up on the Accompaniment message I sent Friday!  I want you to be successful!
4.  You will see a schedule for MPA on the MMN.  Students highlighted in orange are still having their performance times worked on by the FBA.  Tuesday's packets will reflect changes for those students that make it possible for us to get the Jazz Band to Monarch HS for our 3pm performance.  Stay Tuned!

See you tomorrow!

Ron Lambert
Director
Lakewood Ranch HS Bands

 

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MMN Week 15 11/14/16

 

Monday Music Notes – 11/13/16

Please join me in congratulating your 2016 Mustang Marching Band!

Sadly, Our season has come to an end. But before closing the book, This group of young men and women represented our entire school this past Saturday with class and a competitive spirit by placing fifth at the 2016 FMBC State Marching Band Championships!

The Marching Band has earned a spot in Finals for an incredible 6 years in a row now, and 10 of the last 12 years, a remarkable feat unmatched by any school in Manatee County or the Suncoast! It places them among the elite high school programs in the history of the state. They also won the prestigious award for Best Music in class 4A (an assessment of the total music presentation) in semifinals, posting the highest music score in their class and the second highest music score of any band in both 4A and 5A!!! Our Color Guard and Percussion sections also earned great scores. Phenomenal achievements - I am proud and thankful for everything our fine Marching Program has become.

Of course none of our success would be possible without the tireless support of our Band Booster Organization LRBBA, Mustang Ranch Hands, Chaperones and Staff. Our Green Machine is a force to be Reckoned with!!! I am confident MMB 2017 will continue the momentum and legacy of all of the great LRMMBands that have paved the way! Our seniors have set the tone - the future is in great hands with the classes of 2018-20! THANK YOU to EVERYONE involved! I will never forget you or our journey.

Concert, Jazz and Solo/Ensemble Season are in full swing!

Sharpen your pencil, get the metronome and tuner ready – I expect determination and work ethic in these disciplines as we transition into the next phase of our year.

FORMAL WEAR FOR our young men has arrived and will be passed out tomorrow in 3rd and 5th period!

Our first concert is exactly one month away!!

The Boston Crusaders are here this weekend!

Over 250 prospective members will descend upon the LRHS campus this weekend as they audition to be a part of the 2017 Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps. Come experience the weekend as an observer or participant. I will send out a message specifically related in the coming days!

PLEASE register for the Spring Trip. IT IS NOT TOO LATE!!!!.

A LOT of work went into making it short enough to allow for a FULL spring break, but long enough to offer variety and FUN for everyone in the band program. Parents, if you have ANY questions, please contact trip coordinator Leslee Odell: lesleeo@gmail.com

We have proven that travel is a great way to celebrate and expand the image of Lakewood Ranch Bands; let’s take advantage of this great opportunity in March 2017!

The details listed above are there for you so that your band experience can be POSITIVE and ORGANIZED. YOU are responsible for everything outlined in the MMN. Help us ALL have a great year by taking care of YOUR personal needs and by being ACCOUNTABLE for the guidelines of the LRHS Band Program.

Your director and staff work hard for you because we BELIEVE in YOU!

THE BANDS of LAKEWOOD RANCH HIGH SCHOOL

WE BELIEVE and ACHIEVE

System + Spirit = SUCCESS!

MMN Week 14 11/7/16

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Monday Music Notes – 11/7/16

In this week’s MMN……FMBC State Championships Saturday, Parent Show Thursday, PLEASE register for the March 16-18 Orlando Trip and take care of your Insurance!

Hello Band Family!

THANK YOU for an AMAZING Week! Great teamwork and the buzz you have created by being AWESOME led to a very exciting, productive and successful week for the Mustang Band Family. Thank You to the parent volunteers that worked tirelessly, the kids from Concert, Symphonic and Jazz Band that stepped up to be GREAT hosts, and the SENIORS who were honored at a wonderful gala and game Friday Night. That’s what it is all about: hard work and accomplishment!

MMB At-a-Glance Schedule. It’s Theme Dress-Up Week!!!

Tuesday – 6-9 Rehearsal. Pajama Day!!!

Wednesday – 2:30-5 Rehearsal – Section Squad Day!!! B-Ball Pep Rally 2:30-3!

Thursday – 3-10 Rehearsal and Parent Show (kids are ON campus entire time).

Ranch Hands On Deck at 9:00pm – We are TIMING the Run Thru!!!

Drill Shirts, Shakos/Plumes/Marching Shoes Day!!! See CHARMS for more Details

Friday – 9-12 Morning Rehearsal – Freshman Year Show Day!!!

SATURDAY, Nov. 12th

* SHOW DAY!! *
FMBC State Finals Competition


Information: http://www.floridabandtournament.com

Location: Tropicana Dome, St. Petersburg

Semifinals Performance Time: 2:18pm – Finals are Saturday Night.

10:00am – Report Time for EVERYONE in Band Room – Flip your tag

** (Girls arrive w/buns and makeup done, everyone long socks & COMP shirts!)





10:15am - Bibber Met Visual Run on Asphalt

10:30 - Load horns onto trailers (percussion will be loaded Thursday night)

10:50am – Inspection

11:00am – Depart for Tropicana Dome in St. Petersburg FL. http://goo.gl/maps/s6SIj

12:00pm - Arrive & Check in to FMBC tent 



12:15pm - Unload trailers, set up “Ranch Hand Compound”, bathrooms, NUTRITION/HYDRATION

12:45pm – Body, Set Up 2s, move to warmup

1:22pm – Warm-up on Lot A

2:04pm - Staging in Tunnel

2:18pm – FMBC State Band Championship Semifinal Performance!!!

2:32pm – Pictures. Stack Instruments over in Prop Area along with Props

3:00pm – Band Return to stadium with Staff and Chaperones to be seated for Awards

3:10pm – 4-year Seniors go to Gate/Field with Mr. Lambert for Retreat

4:00pm – Return to buses in Parking Lot

You will wear comp shirt ALL DAY! Make sure to have comfortable undergarments, Shorts and freshening supplies! GUARD: bling shirts/shorts when not in uniform





Plan if we DO make finals:

4:15pm – Hang uniforms, stack equipment, load buses Buses depart for Lakewood HS in St. Pete https://goo.gl/maps/hH3fGpWkz6s

4:45pm – Arrive at Lakewood HS, Move into hospitality area. Bathrooms

5:00pm – Full Band Meeting

5:15pm – Meal, Downtime

6:00pm – Load Buses

6:15pm – Depart for the Trop

6:45pm - Arrive & Check in to FMBC tent 



7:00pm – Dress, Prepare for FINALS

7:25pm – Set Up 2s, move to warmup

7:30pm – 4A Finals Warmups begin, slots go until 8:26pm

8:26pm - FMBC 4A Finals Begin, slots go until 9:22pm

9:45pm – Return equipment to trailers, Return to Stadium in 2s; Show Folds/Plumes

10:00pm – Return to Trop for 5A & Awards. You MUST have money to eat in this block – there are lots of concession stands at the Trop, and they are all PRICEY. Plan on $20.00 for food, drink and candy.

11:00pm – Follow Mr. Lambert to stage for Olympic-style Finals Retreat

11:14pm - Awards

12:30pm – Nutrition, Load Buses and Depart for home

1:00am - Arrive at LRHS, Unload, Clean Up!

If we DO NOT make finals we will eat, load and head to the Ranch, ETA, 5:00pm.

There are 5 DAYS until State Championships. I need your dedication and commitment to realize our Potential. Please continue to sleep well, eat healthy and Hydrate! Count on significant outside time and almost always moving and playing. Take care of your chops! Hydrate – Water Bottles!!

In order to compete with the best 4A bands in the state YOU must RESPECT yourself, RESPECT the bandroom, RESPECT your director and staff. RESPECT and support your teammates, don’t let US down!

PLEASE complete your registration for the Spring Trip! We have proven that travel is a great way to celebrate and expand the image of Lakewood Ranch Bands; let’s take advantage of this great opportunity in March 2017!


The details listed above are there for you so that your band experience can be POSITIVE and ORGANIZED. YOU are responsible for everything outlined in the MMN. Help us ALL have a great year by taking care of YOUR personal needs and by being ACCOUNTABLE for the guidelines of the LRHS Band Program.

Your director and staff work hard for you because we BELIEVE in YOU!

THE BANDS of LAKEWOOD RANCH HIGH SCHOOL

WE BELIEVE and ACHIEVE


System + Spirit = SUCCESS!

The Best and Brightest Kids are Mustang Band Kids!

Great Grades make the music possible.

IMPORTANT Sunday evening Message from Mr. Lambert

 

Hello Band Family!

THANK YOU for an AMAZING Week! I promise to get a very detailed MMN to you Tomorrow. For me, today was about reflection on the Incredible week we just had, lesson planning for the incredible week to come, VOTING, and FAMILY. Notice I didn’t say rest. I’ve got to do that now. This cough has to go. I’m typing and eating dinner at the same time because I have something important to discuss with you……….

My message tonight is a simple one. PLEASE register for the Spring Trip. A LOT of work went into making it short enough to allow for a FULL spring break, but long enough to offer variety and FUN for everyone in the band program. I need a Wind Ensemble, 2 Jazz Bands and a Marching Band/Color Guard to fulfill the performance contracts that we have with the Disney and Universal corporations. I want every Concert and Symphonic Band student to have the chance to experience what those other groups do routinely and what see what it takes to be a part of those types of exposure opportunities.

There are currently 96 people signed up. Our initial plan called for 140, I would love to see 200 (students and parents). I know that there are many of you who plan to go but haven’t taken care of the paperwork. PLEASE DO.

I have requested a check-off sheet from trip coordinator Leslee Odell (lesleeo@gmail.com) so that I can have discreet follow-up conversations with members of the ensembles mentioned above that have not yet registered. Parents, if you have ANY questions, please contact her.

We have proven that travel is a great way to celebrate and expand the image of Lakewood Ranch Bands; let’s take advantage of this great opportunity in March 2017!

This week, we focus on a great State Championship Effort for MMB. Details to follow tomorrow. Go to the CHARMS calendar to see some details.

Tuesday – 6-9 Rehearsal

Wednesday – 2:30-5 Rehearsal

Thursday – 3-10 Rehearsal and Parent Show (kids are ON campus entire time)

Friday – 9-12 Morning Rehearsal

Saturday 9am to Sunday 1am - FMBC State Marching Band Championships

MMN Week 13 10/31/16

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Monday BOOOOOOsic Notes – 10/31/16

In this week’s MMN…… SENIOR NIGHT, LRBBA Meeting, Band Pix, Music In Motion FMBC Regional!

Marching Mustangs

There are less than 2 WEEKS until State Championships. I need your dedication and commitment to make our run to States go Smoothly and Productively. Please continue to sleep well, eat healthy and Hydrate! Count on significant outside time and almost always moving and playing. Take care of your chops! Water bottles, bug spray and DRILL SHIRTS!!

In order to compete with the best 4A bands in the state YOU must believe that WE need a Laser-Focus on Discipline, Characteristic Sounds, Amazing Blend, Kleen Beetz and MORE AIR!! I’m having fun getting better every day with you, and now it’s time for you to hold yourself accountable. RESPECT yourself, RESPECT the bandroom, RESPECT your director and staff. RESPECT and support your teammates, don’t let US down.

Week of October 31

Monday – Happy Halloween!

Tuesday - 6-9pm Rehearsal, LRBBA meeting in BandRoom, 7:30pm

Wednesday - 2:30-5pm Rehearsal

Thursday – Marching Band Pictures 5-6:45pm, Rehearsal 7-9pm

Friday – SENIOR NIGHT GAME vs DeSoto HS

Saturday - 9am-1pm Rehearsal, LRHS FMBC Music in Motion Show!


FRIDAY: Senior Night Game vs. DeSoto HS!!

We will honor the graduating students who have been a part of our band family this week. Once the last senior has walked across the field, the band will play the National Anthem and Fight Song. Seniors will immediately go to the trailers to take pictures with their families and then Mr. Lambert will join them for a few shots while the rest of the band moves into the stands.

Important

Band Parents attending MUST pay admission. Athletic parents have been told the same thing.

Senior night activities may be shifted to halftime. AD Shawn Trent would really like to make this happen because of the large senior class in all of our groups this year. I will have final determination tomorrow after a final conference with him. I will send out a follow-up email IF there is a change. THE RECEPTION WILL STILL HAPPEN AT 5:30, PICTURES WILL STILL HAPPEN DURING 1ST QTR.

The Band and Guard will wear full uniform. Show Shirts, Long Black socks, gloves (with fingers clipped for WW), Marching Shoes and conforming makeup and hair for the game. Band Girls will wear a SINGLE French braid. MMB KIDS IN BIBBERS/CAPS FOR FRIDAY REHEARSAL

4:00pm – MMB Report, Dress Out. Percussion and Guard Move to Asphalt

4:45pm - Percussion WarmUp Downbeat on the Asphalt 50, Guard in the Inferno, Winds Stretch

5:00pm – Full Band In Warm-up Arcs MVP 1, 2, 3, 4, 11. Winds F/Bb Tuning, Chord Chorale

5:15pm – 12 Seconds Run Through on the Asphalt

5:30pm – Senior Parents Arrive, enjoy reception in the Band Room. Load Trailers, move to the Stadium

6:30pm – Inspection, March to the stadium, Band into seats, Seniors along the back of field w/parents

7:00pm – 2016 Senior Night Celebration!!

7:20pm – Star Spangled Banner from the Stands - Seniors go to Trailers for Photos

10:30pm – Dismissal.

SATURDAY: Mustang Music In Motion FMBC Regional!!

Every November Our parent association LRBBA, along with the friends and families of our program pull out all of the stops to host one of Florida’s premiere band competitions. This year will be no different. Saturday’s event looks to be awesome with 13 performing groups! Invite everyone you know to support the event.

It is one of our biggest fundraisers!

Sign Up Sheets for NON-Marching Band Volunteers and Marching Band Set-Up/Tear Down Kids are on the band office door. Those students help to serve as band guides, judge runners and helping hands to the LRHS directors, parents and alumni who run the show. I am looking for 12 (6 pairs) Mustangs to be Band Guides and several more to assist with other duties – sign up if you want to be a part of the show! 12 Community service hours will be given to those students involved!!!

A set up crew of 10 LRHS Marching Band students will assist me with the preparations and tear-down needed to transform our campus into a show site. A Pizza Lunch will be provided for this crew immediately following our Morning Rehearsal. You can expect to be dismissed by 2:30pm.

Music In Motion Schedule of Events:

8am – Band room Opens

9am-1pm - MMB Rehearsal in Stadium

12pm - Adults meet for Set Up of Admin and Lights in Practice Area

1pm - Pizza for adults and MMB kids staying for Set-Up Crew

1:30-2:30pm - Kids Set Up Stadium with Mr. Lambert

5:00pm - Adult and Band Student Volunteers Report to the Admin Office

5:15pm - Judges Report to the Admin Office

8:00pm - MMB Report to the Band Room – Dress Out, Pit Moves to Courtyard (our spot)

8:45pm – MMB Meeting in our Courtyard Rehearsal Spot

9:15pm – Battery/Winds/Guard Warm Up in Field A, Pit Courtyard

9:45pm – Band Leave Warm Up, Pit Move to Gate

10:10pm – GATE

10:15pm – 12 Seconds to the Moon!

10:30pm – Drumline Plays Cadences on the track while Drum Majors Set Up for Retreat

10:45pm – Awards

11:15pm – SetUp Crew becomes Tear-Down Crew w/Mr. Lambert , Band Cleans BR

12:00am - Dismissal

The details listed above are there for you so that your band experience can be POSITIVE and ORGANIZED. YOU are responsible for everything outlined in the MMN. Help us ALL have a great year by taking care of YOUR personal needs and by being ACCOUNTABLE for the guidelines of the LRHS Band Program.

Your director and staff work hard for you because we BELIEVE in YOU!

THE BANDS of LAKEWOOD RANCH HIGH SCHOOL

WE BELIEVE and ACHIEVE


System + Spirit = SUCCESS!

The Best and Brightest Kids are Mustang Band Kids!

Great Grades make the music possible.

SNN LR MMB Story Air Dates

Mustangs - a great video feature was produced featuring our Marching Mustang Band! Here is the email I just received this morning: Mr. Lambert,I feel making this story was as exhausting for me as it is for the students during rehearsal! But it's worth it; the story's finished and is waiting to be shown this week. It'll air these two days:Wednesday:5:30pm show10:30pm showThursday:Three times during Morning Edition, 6am - 9amThree times during our 10am - 12pm showsAnd it'll be put online after that on this link: http://www.snntv.com/band-of-the-week/

MMN Week 12 10/25/16

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Monday Music Notes – 10/25/16

In this week’s MMN…… Homecoming Week 2016!!!

Bravo Marching Mustangs! Congratulations and thank you to everyone in the MMB family for all that you do to support my vision for the program. We aren’t even close to the magic ensemble that we will be by states, but I congratulate you for your efforts thus far; Friday night – over 300 musicians on the field for Middle School Band night and an incredible run that set up an incredible Saturday; FBA Marching MPA – STRAIGHT Superior Rating. Braden River FMBC Regional – GRAND CHAMPION!!!

I told you could do it, I believe in you and your potential to be the best! Your score of 87.1 is currently the highest score in the state of Florida for any 4A Band! We have achieved BLOCK score status for the second year in a row, and are now guaranteed to go on second to last at the 4A Semifinals in the Tropicana Dome! Most importantly, we took care of the little things: on time for all departure and arrivals, cooperation around the trailer (a record 15 minutes to unload the trailers – our Ranch Hands, Chaperones and Travel Captains are INCREDIBLE), and a CLEAN band room/200 building at the end of a demanding weekend. I love the standard of excellence that we maintain Mustangs! I love being your band director.

I need your dedication and commitment to make our run to States go Smoothly and Productively. Please continue to sleep well, eat healthy and Hydrate! Count on significant outside time and almost always moving and playing. Take care of your chops! Water bottles, bug spray and DRILL SHIRTS!!

We have a 2 more home games to go; LRHS Homecoming/Alumni Night 10/28, Senior Night 11/4

Our Week At-A-Glance:

Tuesday: 2:30-5pm MMB Rehearsal

Wednesday: 2:30-5pm MMB Rehearsal

Thursday: 2:30-5:30 Rehearsal in the Stadium, 5:45 MMB Pizza Party, 7:00 Bonfire/Pep Rally

The Band will wear khaki shorts/COMP shirt/caps, GUARD – Friday Night and Keds.

FRIDAY: Homecoming Game vs. Northport HS and Alumni Night 2016!!

The Band and Guard will wear full uniform. Show Shirts, Long Black socks, gloves (with fingers clipped for WW), Marching Shoes and conforming makeup and hair for the game. Band Girls will wear a SINGLE French braid.

** DUE TO HOMECOMING AND ALUMNI ACTIVITIES, MMB KIDS IN BIBBERS/CAPS FOR FRIDAY REHEARSAL **

4:00pm – MMB Report, Dress Out. Officers get Instruments for Alumni. Perc and Guard move

4:45pm - Percussion WarmUp Downbeat on the Asphalt 50, Guard in the Inferno, Winds Stretch

5:00pm – Full Band In Warm-up Arcs MVP 1, 2, 3, 4, 11. Winds F/Bb Tuning, Chord Chorale

5:15pm – 12 Seconds Run Through

5:45pm – Alumni Arrive to rehearse pre-game show with the Mustang band.

6:30pm – Inspection, march to the stadium, and settle into seats in bleachers.

7:00pm – Move down to track and then to the field to set up Pre-Game formation.

7:12pm – PREGAME PERFORMANCE ON THE FIELD with the LRHS band and Alumni

11:00pm – Dismissal.

LRHS MMB Home Game Expectations……In The Stands


Mr. Lambert’s policy for stands tunes is Everybody, All the Time.

Let’s max that standard out! We are the example for other students to follow. If we are lively the Student section will be too! Remember WE are there to support the TEAM and cheer them on. SPIRIT means Awesomeness and Excellence, not chaos.

Have your music ready at a moment's notice. You are responsible for your instrument at all times. Stand in front of the seats while cheering. When it is time to play, stand on the seats with equal spacing between you with all bells focused in the same direction. When the Drumline plays a cadence, DANCE!

Third Quarter Break


It is our tradition (home and away) to allow you to take a break during the third quarter to get a drink and something to eat, so bring money. You must return to our stands ASAP after visiting the concession, rest rooms and supporting the Drumline show. Drum-Offs STOP before there are 4-minutes remaining in the 3rd Quarter so that we can be SET to play The Horse on the downbeat of the 4th Quarter. No ifs, ands or buts. Anyone not ready to play on time will lose next week’s 3rd Quarter privilege.

After The Game


Once the football team is ready, they come over to our section and we play the Alma Mater to/for them. Afterwards, we form the tunnel on the track, march back in 2s and assemble in arcs at the flagpoles. There shall be NO horse-play here! Your safety crossing the road is Priority # 1! You will be dismissed after final announcements. The Band Room must be left Monday-Morning clean!

There is a 30-minute pick-up window for rides after the band is dismissed. Please have your rides coordinated so that you are not the only one left late into the night. Parents can plan to pick you up at approximately 11:00pm. Band members are never released early (unless there is bad weather and the game is called).

The details listed above are there for you so that your band experience can be POSITIVE and ORGANIZED. YOU are responsible for everything outlined in the MMN. Help us ALL have a great year by taking care of YOUR personal needs and by being ACCOUNTABLE for the guidelines of the LRHS Band Program.

Your director and staff work hard for you because we BELIEVE in YOU!

THE BANDS of LAKEWOOD RANCH HIGH SCHOOL

WE BELIEVE and ACHIEVE


System + Spirit = SUCCESS!

The Best and Brightest Kids are Mustang Band Kids!

Great Grades make the music possible.

MMN Week 11 10/17/16

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Monday Music Notes – 10/17/16

In this week’s MMN…… Working Hard to BECOME the absolute best LRHS Mustang Bands we can BE! This is a week full of performance and excitement for our Mustangs!

We Have a Monday FUNdraiser (participate in all of them to offset the costs for your March Band Trip!), Normally scheduled rehearsals for the Marching Band (Tu/W/Th), a HOME GAME featuring an open invitation to any and ALL LRHS band kids and well over 100 Middle School kids to JAM in the STANDS because Friday is MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND NIGHT 2017! It doesn’t end there: Saturday we will embark upon a mini-tour participating in our FBA Music Performance Assessment in Kissimmee FL in the early afternoon and the Braden River FMBC regional in the evening! A day that will require stamina, but that will increase our tenacity and endurance. Florida State Marching Band Championships are less than 4 weeks away! 100% attendance needed, 110% effort expected!

I need your dedication and commitment to have the next 6 days go Smoothly and Productively. Anyone missing any rehearsal this week will NOT be included in Saturday’s performances. Please sleep, eat healthy and Hydrate! Count on significant outside time. Water bottles, bug spray and DRILL SHIRTS!!

We have a 3-week home game stretch coming; Middle School Night 10/21, LRHS Homecoming and Alumni Night 10/28, and then Senior Night 11/4! It’s time to get your dancing shoes on, crank up the FUN generator and show everyone that no band has more Spirit than we do!!! It is one of the reasons that our band is SO SPECIAL!!

Our Week At-A-Glance:

Monday: Culver’s FUNdraiser 5-9pm

Tuesday: 6-9pm MMB Rehearsal

Wednesday: 2:30-5pm MMB Ensemble Rehearsal

Thursday: 6-9pm Rehearsal

FRIDAY
 Venice Football – Middle School Band Night!!

The Band and Guard will wear full uniform. Show Shirts, Long Black socks, gloves (with fingers clipped for WW), Marching Shoes and conforming makeup and hair for the game. Band Girls will wear a SINGLE French braid.

DUE TO ADDED LOGISTICS OF MSBN, MMB KIDS MUST DRESS OUT IN BIBBERS/CAPS FOR FRIDAY REHEARSAL!4:00pm – MMB Report, Dress Out. Officers get Instruments ready for MS kids. Perc and Guard move

4:45pm - Percussion WarmUp Downbeat on the Asphalt 50, Guard in the Inferno, Winds Stretch

5:00pm – Full Band In Warm-up Arcs MVP 1, 2, 3, 4, 11. Winds Bb Tuning, Power Chords

5:15pm – Rehearse 12 Seconds segments

5:45pm – MS kids Arrive to rehearse pre-game show with the Mustang band.

6:30pm – Inspection, march to the stadium, and settle into seats in bleachers.

7:00pm – Move down to track and then to the field to set up Pre-Game formation.

7:12pm – PREGAME PERFORMANCE ON THE FIELD with the LRHS band and Guests!

7:30pm – MS kids Play in the Stands during the first half then watch the LRHS halftime performance. Students eat during 3rd quarter and watch the LRHS Drumline Show. All Students return to the stands to play during 4th quarter, march back to band room.

10:30pm – Dismissal. Parents can dropoff and pickup at the same place.

Saturday – Mustang Marching Band Competition Tour!!!

6:30am – Band Room Opens

7:00am - MMB Winds Report time – Please bring Sleeping Bag/Pillow for afternoon nap.

7:15am – Stretch/Basics, Pit and RanchHands Loading

7:30am – Winds, Battery Met Chunks/Visual Run of 12 Seconds to the Moon.

8:00am – Nutrition, Winds/Battery Load

9:20am – Inspection

9:30am – Depart for Osceola HS! https://goo.gl/maps/CFvypYuh71w

11:30am – Arrive, Bathrooms, Dress Out (you will be responsible for your Uniform all day)

12:15pm – Stretch/Body

12:30pm – WarmUp

1:30pm – FBA MPA run of 12 Seconds to the Moon!

2:00pm – Load/Change/Nutrition Break

3:00pm – Depart – Trailers head straight to Braden River HS

5:00pm – Arrive at the Ranch, Quiet Floor Time (Boys Band room, Girls Choir/Orchestra Room)
6:00pm – Bathrooms, Freshen Up 6:20pm – Inspection 6:30pm – Depart for Braden River HS 7:40pm – Warm-Up
8:40pm – FMBC Regional Run of 12 Seconds to the Moon! 9:45pm – Drum Majors – Band Captain, Guard and Drumline Captains Awards Retreat 10:45pm – Depart for home! 11:30pm - Dismissal.

HOW GREAT CAN WE BECOME IN THREE REHEARSALS MMB? SATURDAY WILL BE THE MEASURE!

I am very sorry that ACT/SAT kids will have to miss the first half of the day Saturday.

As you know, we have to go to Kissimmee because of our conflicting Home MPS and the Homecoming Dance. I tried everything I could to find a county that had an MPA early enough for us to make it back in time for our second competition, and our boosters begged to keep the double-header away from our Music In Motion day (November 5th). District 10 was the only choice. When I told them we had kids testing, They did their best to accommodate us with the LAST and latest performance slot, but that is 1:30pm. It is not feasible or safe for you to attempt to make it an hour-forty-five minutes distance in less than an hour. Count on a great performance on Saturday night.

Report time for those students will be 6:00pm at LRHS BandRoom for Dress out and Inspection. We will have to take your equipment on the buses because the trailers will already be at Braden River HS.

LRHS MMB Home Game Expectations……

In The Stands


Mr. Lambert’s policy for stands tunes is Everybody, All the Time.

Let’s max that standard out! We are the example for other students to follow. If we are lively the Student section will be too! Remember WE are there to support the TEAM and cheer them on. SPIRIT means Awesomeness and Excellence, not chaos.

Have your music ready at a moment's notice. You are responsible for your instrument at all times. Stand in front of the seats while cheering. When it is time to play, stand on the seats with equal spacing between you with all bells focused in the same direction. When the Drumline plays a cadence, DANCE!

Third Quarter Break


It is our tradition (home and away) to allow you to take a break during the third quarter to get a drink and something to eat, so bring money. You must return to our stands ASAP after visiting the concession, rest rooms and supporting the Drumline show. Drum-Offs STOP before there are 4-minutes remaining in the 3rd Quarter so that we can be SET to play The Horse on the downbeat of the 4th Quarter. No ifs, ands or buts. Anyone not ready to play on time will lose next week’s 3rd Quarter privilege.

After The Game


Once the football team is ready, they come over to our section and we play the Alma Mater to/for them. Afterwards, we form the tunnel on the track, march back in 2s and assemble in arcs at the flagpoles. There shall be NO horse-play here! Your safety crossing the road is Priority # 1! You will be dismissed after final announcements. The Band Room must be left Monday-Morning clean!

There is a 30-minute pick-up window for rides after the band is dismissed. Please have your rides coordinated so that you are not the only one left late into the night. Parents can plan to pick you up at approximately 10:30pm. Band members are never released early (unless there is bad weather and the game is called).

The details listed above are there for you so that your band experience can be POSITIVE and ORGANIZED. YOU are responsible for everything outlined in the MMN. Help us ALL have a great year by taking care of YOUR personal needs and by being ACCOUNTABLE for the guidelines of the LRHS Band Program.

Your director and staff work hard for you because we BELIEVE in YOU!

THE BANDS of LAKEWOOD RANCH HIGH SCHOOL

WE BELIEVE and ACHIEVE


System + Spirit = SUCCESS!

The Best and Brightest Kids are Mustang Band Kids!

Great Grades make the music possible.

MMN Week 11 10/17/16

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Monday Music Notes – 10/17/16

In this week’s MMN…… Working Hard to BECOME the absolute best LRHS Mustang Bands we can BE! This is a week full of performance and excitement for our Mustangs!

We Have a Monday FUNdraiser (participate in all of them to offset the costs for your March Band Trip!), Normally scheduled rehearsals for the Marching Band (Tu/W/Th), a HOME GAME featuring an open invitation to any and ALL LRHS band kids and well over 100 Middle School kids to JAM in the STANDS because Friday is MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND NIGHT 2017! It doesn’t end there: Saturday we will embark upon a mini-tour participating in our FBA Music Performance Assessment in Kissimmee FL in the early afternoon and the Braden River FMBC regional in the evening! A day that will require stamina, but that will increase our tenacity and endurance. Florida State Marching Band Championships are less than 4 weeks away! 100% attendance needed, 110% effort expected!

I need your dedication and commitment to have the next 6 days go Smoothly and Productively. Anyone missing any rehearsal this week will NOT be included in Saturday’s performances. Please sleep, eat healthy and Hydrate! Count on significant outside time. Water bottles, bug spray and DRILL SHIRTS!!

We have a 3-week home game stretch coming; Middle School Night 10/21, LRHS Homecoming and Alumni Night 10/28, and then Senior Night 11/4! It’s time to get your dancing shoes on, crank up the FUN generator and show everyone that no band has more Spirit than we do!!! It is one of the reasons that our band is SO SPECIAL!!

Our Week At-A-Glance:

Monday: Culver’s FUNdraiser 5-9pm

Tuesday: 6-9pm MMB Rehearsal

Wednesday: 2:30-5pm MMB Ensemble Rehearsal

Thursday: 6-9pm Rehearsal

FRIDAY
 Venice Football – Middle School Band Night!!

The Band and Guard will wear full uniform. Show Shirts, Long Black socks, gloves (with fingers clipped for WW), Marching Shoes and conforming makeup and hair for the game. Band Girls will wear a SINGLE French braid.

DUE TO ADDED LOGISTICS OF MSBN, MMB KIDS MUST DRESS OUT IN BIBBERS/CAPS FOR FRIDAY REHEARSAL!4:00pm – MMB Report, Dress Out. Officers get Instruments ready for MS kids. Perc and Guard move

4:45pm - Percussion WarmUp Downbeat on the Asphalt 50, Guard in the Inferno, Winds Stretch

5:00pm – Full Band In Warm-up Arcs MVP 1, 2, 3, 4, 11. Winds Bb Tuning, Power Chords

5:15pm – Rehearse 12 Seconds segments

5:45pm – MS kids Arrive to rehearse pre-game show with the Mustang band.

6:30pm – Inspection, march to the stadium, and settle into seats in bleachers.

7:00pm – Move down to track and then to the field to set up Pre-Game formation.

7:12pm – PREGAME PERFORMANCE ON THE FIELD with the LRHS band and Guests!

7:30pm – MS kids Play in the Stands during the first half then watch the LRHS halftime performance. Students eat during 3rd quarter and watch the LRHS Drumline Show. All Students return to the stands to play during 4th quarter, march back to band room.

10:30pm – Dismissal. Parents can dropoff and pickup at the same place.

Saturday – Mustang Marching Band Competition Tour!!!

6:30am – Band Room Opens

7:00am - MMB Winds Report time – Please bring Sleeping Bag/Pillow for afternoon nap.

7:15am – Stretch/Basics, Pit and RanchHands Loading

7:30am – Winds, Battery Met Chunks/Visual Run of 12 Seconds to the Moon.

8:00am – Nutrition, Winds/Battery Load

9:20am – Inspection

9:30am – Depart for Osceola HS! https://goo.gl/maps/CFvypYuh71w

11:30am – Arrive, Bathrooms, Dress Out (you will be responsible for your Uniform all day)

12:15pm – Stretch/Body

12:30pm – WarmUp

1:30pm – FBA MPA run of 12 Seconds to the Moon!

2:00pm – Load/Change/Nutrition Break

3:00pm – Depart – Trailers head straight to Braden River HS

5:00pm – Arrive at the Ranch, Quiet Floor Time (Boys Band room, Girls Choir/Orchestra Room)
6:00pm – Bathrooms, Freshen Up 6:20pm – Inspection 6:30pm – Depart for Braden River HS 7:40pm – Warm-Up
8:40pm – FMBC Regional Run of 12 Seconds to the Moon! 9:45pm – Drum Majors – Band Captain, Guard and Drumline Captains Awards Retreat 10:45pm – Depart for home! 11:30pm - Dismissal.

HOW GREAT CAN WE BECOME IN THREE REHEARSALS MMB? SATURDAY WILL BE THE MEASURE!

I am very sorry that ACT/SAT kids will have to miss the first half of the day Saturday.

As you know, we have to go to Kissimmee because of our conflicting Home MPS and the Homecoming Dance. I tried everything I could to find a county that had an MPA early enough for us to make it back in time for our second competition, and our boosters begged to keep the double-header away from our Music In Motion day (November 5th). District 10 was the only choice. When I told them we had kids testing, They did their best to accommodate us with the LAST and latest performance slot, but that is 1:30pm. It is not feasible or safe for you to attempt to make it an hour-forty-five minutes distance in less than an hour. Count on a great performance on Saturday night.

Report time for those students will be 6:00pm at LRHS BandRoom for Dress out and Inspection. We will have to take your equipment on the buses because the trailers will already be at Braden River HS.

LRHS MMB Home Game Expectations……

In The Stands


Mr. Lambert’s policy for stands tunes is Everybody, All the Time.

Let’s max that standard out! We are the example for other students to follow. If we are lively the Student section will be too! Remember WE are there to support the TEAM and cheer them on. SPIRIT means Awesomeness and Excellence, not chaos.

Have your music ready at a moment's notice. You are responsible for your instrument at all times. Stand in front of the seats while cheering. When it is time to play, stand on the seats with equal spacing between you with all bells focused in the same direction. When the Drumline plays a cadence, DANCE!

Third Quarter Break


It is our tradition (home and away) to allow you to take a break during the third quarter to get a drink and something to eat, so bring money. You must return to our stands ASAP after visiting the concession, rest rooms and supporting the Drumline show. Drum-Offs STOP before there are 4-minutes remaining in the 3rd Quarter so that we can be SET to play The Horse on the downbeat of the 4th Quarter. No ifs, ands or buts. Anyone not ready to play on time will lose next week’s 3rd Quarter privilege.

After The Game


Once the football team is ready, they come over to our section and we play the Alma Mater to/for them. Afterwards, we form the tunnel on the track, march back in 2s and assemble in arcs at the flagpoles. There shall be NO horse-play here! Your safety crossing the road is Priority # 1! You will be dismissed after final announcements. The Band Room must be left Monday-Morning clean!

There is a 30-minute pick-up window for rides after the band is dismissed. Please have your rides coordinated so that you are not the only one left late into the night. Parents can plan to pick you up at approximately 10:30pm. Band members are never released early (unless there is bad weather and the game is called).

The details listed above are there for you so that your band experience can be POSITIVE and ORGANIZED. YOU are responsible for everything outlined in the MMN. Help us ALL have a great year by taking care of YOUR personal needs and by being ACCOUNTABLE for the guidelines of the LRHS Band Program.

Your director and staff work hard for you because we BELIEVE in YOU!

THE BANDS of LAKEWOOD RANCH HIGH SCHOOL

WE BELIEVE and ACHIEVE


System + Spirit = SUCCESS!

The Best and Brightest Kids are Mustang Band Kids!

Great Grades make the music possible.

10/22 Show Schedules

Hello MMB Family!

We are doing exactly what the judges asked: WORKING HARD to make our special show amazing! Tonight, tomorrow and next week's rehearsals are critical to set us up for success!

Next Saturday we get to display our hard work with 2 very important evaluation performances:

  1. 1:30pm at Osceola HS. 2016 FBA Marching MPA.
  2. 8:40pm at Braden River HS. 2016 FMBC regional.

Two great prime-time spots. 2 Opportunities to achieve the ultimate ratings and scores. 2 Opportunities to enjoy being a part of the 2016 Marching Mustang Band with your friends. Let's do all that we can to be our very best!!!!

Full-Day details including schedule, food and travel to come.

Ron Lambert Director Lakewood Ranch HS Bands

This email has been sent via Charms Office Assistant on behalf of: Lakewood Ranch HS Band PO Box 110354 Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211

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Monday Music Notes – 10/10/16

Getting Better Everyday in this week’s MMN……

LRHS Concert/Jazz/Percussion/Guard Classes

Working Hard!

Concert and Symphonic Band

Concert Band – Practice Hard and Rehearse Well!

Symphonic Band - Focus on FUNdamentals!

Wind Ensemble - Get better EVERY rehearsal!

LRHS Jazz Kids

Jazz 1 and 2 are working on charts for our Jazz season!

Mustang Marching Band


Thank You for your hard work Saturday Band. Congratulations for your first place in Field Visual and Percussion, and your third place overall finish at the Newsome Regional! How about our guard with a 70 at their first show!!! I told you that we had to make the best of the situation, and I hit as much as we could on a show day. No excuses; You competed against 2 bands that started way earlier this fall and that have already had several competitions. Our time is coming……there are four important days to get better this week!

I really appreciate everyone’s feedback on my survey today: the bottom line is many kids and families had solid plans that make a Saturday competition unrealistic. I hope you know that I never stop fighting for you to have the best experience possible. I won’t let Hermine and Matthew get in the way of our Tradition!

I would to make-up some lost rehearsal time without making too heavy an impact on you, still leaving the FUN time you have planned for: I AM ASKING FOR 6 ADDITIONAL REHEARSAL HOURS THIS WEEK.

Tuesday and Thursday will be 5-9pm rehearsals. Friday will be a 5-9 rehearsal.

No leadership meetings or pre-rehearsal commitments, just getting down to business at 5 all three nights. We will save the Fun-in-the-Stands for the 3-week home game stretch we have coming; Middle School Night 10/21, LRHS Homecoming and Alumni Night 10/28, and then Senior Night 11/4. This week will be competition-focused. The Sarasota game is their homecoming and therefore not a performance opportunity. Every rehearsal this week will feature at least one complete run through, so parents come out at the end each night to root these kids on! This is a special show showcasing a special band. I appreciate your flexibility.

Tuesday: 5pm rehearsal

Wednesday: 2:30-4:30 Music Rehearsal, 4:30-5:30 Ensemble rehearsal

Thursday: 5pm rehearsal

Friday: 5pm Rehearsal

100% attendance needed, 110% effort expected!

Please sleep, eat healthy and Hydrate! Count on significant outside time.

Be ready with water bottles, bug spray and proper rehearsal attire.

The details listed above are there for you so that your band experience can be POSITIVE and ORGANIZED. YOU are responsible for everything outlined in the MMN. Help us ALL have a great year by taking care of YOUR personal needs and by being ACCOUNTABLE for the guidelines of the LRHS Band Program.

Your director and staff work hard for you because we BELIEVE in YOU!

THE BANDS of LAKEWOOD RANCH HIGH SCHOOL

WE BELIEVE and ACHIEVE


System + Spirit = SUCCESS!

The Best and Brightest Kids are Mustang Band Kids!

Hit those Books!

Great Grades make the music possible.

Saturday Competition Information - LRBBA Meeting Tuesday!

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Hello MMB Families!

There is a great buzz in the band hall – It’s our first competition week of 2016! The hard work starts to pay off now. Information is all in now, so I can share the specifics of our regional competition day.Parents and relatives – please plan on making the trip to Newsome HS to watch the other bands in the show and to support your Marching Mustangs! Your admission helps to pay for judges, the venue and is a great help to the NHS band program. Chaperones and Ranch Hands, look for information from Chrissy Harshman and Alyssa Henderson regarding responsibilities and expectations. There are strict guidelines for entry, and we need an accounting of exactly who will be with us. These and many other topics will be covered at this week's LRBBA Booster Meeting! 7:30pm Tuesday, October 4th here in the bandroom.

SATURDAY
 - Newsome HS FMBC Regional! http://floridabandtournament.com/2016/2016%20Show%20Pages/10-08%20Newsome.html

Directions to Newsome HS https://goo.gl/maps/nadpgLeHEa72

All instruments and cases, percussion and guard equipment needed for competition go to stadium BEFORE rehearsal. It will be loaded before we return to BR for food/dress.

1:00pm - Band Room opens – Winds clean/polish, Perc & Guard to Stadium

1:45pm - Flip Your Tags

2:00pm – Winds Visual Block on Asphalt, Guard & Perc./Stadium

2:45pm – Brass/WW/Perc Warm Up Arcs: MVP 2, 3, 11

3:00pm – Full Ensemble Rehearsal in light clothing

3:40pm – Run Through of the Show

3:50pm –- Load Trailers in Stadium

4:20pm - Lunch/Dress Out at band room

5:20pm – Inspection at Flag Poles & Load Buses

5:30pm – Depart for NHS

6:30pm - Arrive @ Newsome HS, Bathrooms w/Chaperones

7:00pm – Report to Trailers for uniforms and silent body WarmUp

7:30pm – WarmUp

8:45pm - Performance of 12 Seconds to The Moon!

10:00pm - Officers Awards


11:30am - Arrive the Ranch, unload trailers

12:00am – Dismissal.I'm looking forward to watching our kids under the lights at Newsome! I hope to see/hear you in the stands cheering these kids on!!!

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Monday Music Notes – 10/3/16

Hurricane Makeup Rehearsals, Our first regional Marching Band competition of the season and more great band class days in this week’s MMN……

LRHS Concert/Jazz/Percussion/Guard Classes

Classes resume Monday with an EVEN day schedule. We will continue to work the performance fundamentals of TONE production, Musical terms, concepts and great literature! Color Guard and percussion class students dot all of your I’s and cross those t’s….We are on the road to Newsome!

Concert and Symphonic Band

Concert Band – Practice Hard and Rehearse Well!

Symphonic Band - Focus on FUNdamentals!

Wind Ensemble - get better EVERY rehearsal!

LRHS Jazz Kids

This will be our first week in both rooms. Jazz 1 and 2 begin working on charts for our Jazz season!

Mustang Marching Band


We are getting better every day. We had an amazing experience at Palmetto and a productive Saturday MMB Camp. I am so proud of the work it took to experience our first run-through Saturday! I think those in attendance were surprised at how much the show has evolved at this early point in the season. The pace will only INCREASE band – we have reached our intermediate goals but it is really the State Championship Results that Matter!

Keep working hard and your weaknesses will become strengths. YOU CAN DO IT. I believe in YOU. I know I can be demanding, but that is love.

Four very important rehearsal days this week and then our first FMBC Regional Saturday!

It’s time to put your hard work on display. Hurricane Hermine took a Thursday rehearsal, Friday game performance and 1-8 mini-camp away from us. I hope to regain some of that critical rehearsal time this week. In order to be fresh and potent on Saturday it is important for us to get the work done M-F. Since we have a football bye week, ALL SECTIONS WILL HAVE SECTIONAL REHEARSAL FRIDAY 2:30-5PM. Look for a VERY detailed message by Tuesday outlining all procedures for the Competition Day. OUR DAY SATURDAY WILL BEGIN AT 1pm.

Tuesday: 6pm rehearsal. SNN news is featuring us – make sure your drill shirt is clean!

Wednesday: DOT BOOK check off, 0-46. (If you don’t pass, you don’t march Saturday)

Thursday: 6pm rehearsal (Full PROPS - Ranch Hands going Saturday, 7:30pm call)

Friday: Sectionals for all MMB sections 2:30-4, Ensemble 4-5

Saturday: 1pm rehearsal in Stadium, load, leave. Perform, attend awards, return.

100% attendance needed, 110% effort expected!

Please sleep, eat healthy and Hydrate! Count on significant outside time.

Be ready with water bottles, bug spray and proper rehearsal attire.

The details listed above are there for you so that your band experience can be POSITIVE and ORGANIZED. YOU are responsible for everything outlined in the MMN. Help us ALL have a great year by taking care of YOUR personal needs and by being ACCOUNTABLE for the guidelines of the LRHS Band Program.

Your director and staff work hard for you because we BELIEVE in YOU!

THE BANDS of LAKEWOOD RANCH HIGH SCHOOL

WE BELIEVE and ACHIEVE


System + Spirit = SUCCESS!

The Best and Brightest Kids are Mustang Band Kids!

Hit those Books!

Great Grades make the music possible.