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Monday, September 22, 2014


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Welcome parents and students! Those of you who are not new to Swanson already know the school year offers many exciting and enjoyable Music Department activities and opportunities. For new Swanson families, there is a wealth of information to share, and you are in for a treat. Swanson band, orchestra, and vocal music students continue to amaze us with their level of musicianship.


UPCOMING EVENTS & DEADLINES      (Updated 9/10/2014)

(Click here to to view/download a copy of the 2014-2015 Band Calendar)


    Sept -
-   Tues, Sept 9: Jazz Ensemble Audition Information Meeting @ Swanson - 2:30 PM
- *Wed, Sept 10: Pep Band rehearsals begin (every Wed after school through Oct) @ Swanson - 2:30 - 3:30 PM
-   Fri, Sept 12: Band Attire Order Forms DUE (concert wear and t-shirts) - Return forms to the Shirt Order box in the Band or Orchestra Room
-   Tues, Sept 16: Jazz Ensemble Auditions @ Swanson - 2:30 PM
-   Thurs, Sept 18: Swanson Back to School Night @ Swanson - 7:00 PM
- *Wed, Sept 23: Jazz Ensemble rehearsals begin (every Tues after school) @ Swanson - 2:30 - 4:00 PM
      Oct -
- Thurs, Oct 2: Middle School Marching Band Day (for 8th graders who will attend Yorktown HS) @ Yorktown HS - 5:00 - 8:30 PM
- Thurs, Oct 9: Band/Orchestra Parent Meeting @ Swanson (Cafeteria) - 8:00 PM
- Wed, Oct 15: Pep Band/Wind Ensemble perform at Arlington Marching Band Showcase @ Yorktown HS - 7:00 - 9:00 PM
- Fri, Oct 24: Masquerade Party (Band, Choral and Orchestra students @ Swanson (Cafeteria) - 7:00 - 9:00 PM
- Fri, Oct 31: (Pep Band) Glebe Elem School Halloween Parade/Walk for the Homeless
                      (Pep Band) Ashlawn Elem School Halloween Parade/Walk for the Homeless
                      (Pep Band) McKineley Elem School Halloween Parade/Walk for the Homeless
*Pep band rehearsals every Wednesday after school from 2:30 - 3:30 pm
*Jazz Ensemble rehearsal every Tuesday from 2:30 - 4:00 pm


    Fall Events to be posted soon!


    Fall Events to be posted soon!


Join the Swanson Band and Orchestra email lists by sending an email to the following from the email account where you want to receive messages (no subject or message required):
Join the Swanson Chorus Parents Facebook Group and download important forms from the Choral Music Information Page
Chorus email: cherie.kasch@me.com

Free Online tuner/metronome at http://www.seventhstring.com

We hope you find this website informative and easy to use. Feel free to give us any suggestions on how to make it better by sending an email to the Music Department website manager.
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Last Modified on September 11, 2014