October 10 Update

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Regular Rehearsal on Saturday, October 12

This weekend there are a few soccer or volleyball tournaments.  Many of our students are likely involved.  If at all possible, please try to have your kids come to a portion of the rehearsal.  Remember it is OK if they wear their uniforms to rehearsal!

Rehearsals leading up to our November concert will be on the following Saturdays:

October 12 (Concert Vest Fittings), 19
November 2, 9, 23
November 24 - Fall Concert (2:00 PM)

Fall Fundraiser Updates

Thanks to all of our students, parents, relatives and friends for again doing their best for the Fall Fundraiser!  Preliminary numbers are in, and this may change once we get our final numbers from Hansen's.  We set our goal at $5000 in total sales.  Last year we had $6500 in total sales.  This year we had $3375 in online sales, and $5277 in "paper form" sales for a grand total of $8652!  Nice work everybody!

DELIVERY DATE: Saturday, November 2 • 8:00-10:00am

*** ALL ORDERS MUST BE PICKED UP ON THIS DATE *** If you cannot be there for pick up, please make arrangements for someone else to pick your order up for you.  The product pick-up location will be the FVL Auditorium Stage.

Concert Vest Fittings will be Saturday, October 12

We will fit the concert vests for the Cadet Band and Concert Winds students on Saturday, October 12 during the rehearsal.  A few moms or dads is all that is needed.  We have a few moms who have volunteerd for our uniform crew, but more would be welcome on fitting day.  Thanks for considering this very important volunteer opportunity!

Please let me know if you are able to help out on Saturday.  Respond to jneujahr@fvlhs.org.

Then on the day of the concert (November 24) we would need our parent uniform volunteers to assist with distributing the vests before the concert and collecting them after the concert.

Concert Dress for the November 24 concert

So that you have adequate time to prepare, here is a summary of what our students need to wear for our concert in November (Both Cadet Band and Concert Winds):

Ladies should wear black dress shoes, black socks or black hose, full length black pants (not faded), and a white button blouse with long sleeves. No tennis shoes, leggings, or capri style pants. Do not wear black skirts.

Gentlemen should wear black dress shoes, black socks, black belt, black pants (not faded), and a white dress shirt.

The Concert Winds members will wear a bow tie with their vests, so it is important to have a shirt with a "traditional" collar.

The Cadet Band members will wear a sweater vest for their performances. The vests will be handed out prior to and collected immediately following the concert.

Concert Winds members will receive a vest and bow tie before their performance.  Vests and bow ties will be handed out prior to and should be returned immediately after the concert.

WELS Middle School Honors Band

Congratulations to seven of our FVL Schools Band members for being selected for the WELS Middle Schools Honors Band Festival! The school programs involved include Fox Valley Lutheran, Illinois Lutheran, Kettle Moraine Lutheran, Lakeside Lutheran, Luther High School, Manitowoc Lutheran, Northland Lutheran, Shoreland Lutheran, Winnebago Lutheran Academy, and Wisconsin Lutheran.  The festival will take place at FVL on Saturday, Saturday, November 16.  The Honors Concert will begin at 6:30 PM.

The students selected from our program include Natalee Springstroh and Aliya Sulzle (Flute), Bethany Fick (Bassoon), Alexander Krueger (Alto Saxophone), Ella Erdmann (Clarinet), Emma Nilson, and Caleb Race (Trombone).  Natalee, Bethany, Ella, Emma, and Caleb were also selected last year.

Many Volunteer Spots are still open for the Honors Festival day.  Please check the September 27 Update for a listing of the volunteer needs, as well as a link to the sign up form.  Thanks for considering!

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