Additional Announcements for the Week of 8-13-18

August 17, 2018 By

FROM THE DESK OF MR. THORPE:

*NEW on this week’s announcements:

(Full Band) Booster Blitz is Monday, August 20th. Band students need to be at
the band room by 7:00pm. We will warm-up and then head down to Stewart Field
where we will play for the pep rally. If you are going to eat at one of the vendors,
do so BEFORE you report.

(Full Band) Our first Football Game is next Thursday, August 23rd at 7:00pm. We
will have details and itinerary out soon.

(Full Band) Flute Salad! There is a unique opportunity for all flute players on
Saturday, September 8th. Flute choirs from UNK, UNO, Wayne State, and
Lincoln’s own “Cordi di Flauti” are inviting all Lincoln flute players to join in the
fun. This is a cool opportunity to see and play Alto, Bass, and Contra Bass flutes!
See the website for more information!
https://www.bartlettstudio.org/flute-salad.html

(Full Band) Information for Pangea is now available. See attachment for all the
details. This is the LPS Steel Drum ensemble.2018 PANgea Information (1)

(Full Band) There is a new ensemble for LPS students called “Los Mariachis de la
Cuidad Estralla”. It is open to 8th-12th graders and includes voice, violin, viola,
trumpet, guitar, vihuela, guitarron, bass, and harp. There is an informational
meeting Saturday, August 25th at 10-11:30am at the Lincoln High School Band
room (132). The meeting is for students and parents who are interested.
Rehearsals will be from 4-6pm at LHS starting Thursday, August 30th.
Reminders from previous announcements:

(Full Band) The UNL Cornhusker Marching Band Exhibition is this Friday, August
17th at 7:00pm in Memorial Stadium. It is free and open to the public!

(Full Band) Please visit the NMEA website regarding auditions for the All-State
Band. Etudes and scales are are already available for download –you can start
practicing now! All grades are eligible to audition for All-State!
https://nmeanebraska.site-ym.com/page/2018AllBandOrchestra