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Northwestern Marching Band


Newsletter

Winter Rehearsals
Rehearsals have begun for the 2012 band season for winds and battery percussion. Winter rehearsals are not mandatory, but are strongly encouraged. Wind players must have all of their music memorized prior to the end of the school year.

2012 Show Announced!


UPCOMING REHEARSALS Thurs. Feb. 23 from 5PM-6:30PM Winds & Drumline Sat. March 3 from 10AM-12PM Winds & Drumline & Pit Tues. March 6 from 5PM-6:30PM Winds, Drumline Sat. March 17 from 10AM-12PM Winds & Drumline & Pit Tues. March 20 from 5PM-6:30PM

The Northwestern Marching Band is proud to announce their 2012 show entitled Haunted. Show plans and preparation are well under way and things are coming together wonderfully! The 2012 season should prove to be an exciting and memorable one for all involved!

Save The Dates!


Mini Camp
July 23-26
Daily from 9:00AM-5:00PM

Band Camp
July 30 August 2
Daily from 9:00AM-8:00PM

July Rehearsals
10, 12, 17 & 19
These rehearsals are all from 6:00PM-8:30PM

Northwestern Marching Band

Winter 2012

Whats New ? ? ?
So, do you want to know what's going on with the show design progress of HAUNTED? Here are the latest happenings!

Flag Designs Haunted Props


The staff and some very dedicated band dads met on Saturday, Feb. 18 to discuss the props that will be used in HAUNTED. Many of the details regarding the props for the show have been worked out. Construction will soon be under way! Custom made flags for the 1st and 4th movements are being worked on by Mrs. K. & her sewing crew!

On The Road
Equipment & Transportation - The "NHS band convoy" will most likely sport a new look this year as we take to the highways on show days. More details (+ 18 wheels?) coming soon.

Rifle Line
Rifles have been distributed and rehearsals have begun for color guard members who are interested in trying out for the rifle line!
Pictured to the right, is our 2012 guard uniform!

Drum Major Tryouts


Drum major tryouts will take place on March 3 at 12:00PM.

More Thats New!


The band will be adding a second synthesizer to the pit this year as well as a midi interface keyboard and MacBook laptop to handle the sound effects for HAUNTED! NEW WHITE SHAKOS (hats) & PLUMES will be purchased for this season!
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Northwestern Marching Band

Winter 2012

Got Phone?
An old, black, rotary-style telephone is needed as a show prop. Does anyone have one that the band can have/borrow?

Haunted Logo Ware Pit News


The band is looking for a few more talented Pit members for the upcoming season. Please talk to your friends to see if they are interested. No experience needed just the desire to strive for excellence! Pit members should plan on attending rehearsal on March 6 & 20.

Coming this summer! Watch future newsletters for ordering info.

Full Season Schedule


A complete schedule of all rehearsals and performances should be available within the next couple of weeks.