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2020 Summer Season 

Rehearsals for our 2020 Summer Season begin April 1st and continue through the summer.  The band rehearses on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 PM. We meet in the band room of Coconino High School 2801 N Izabel St, Flagstaff Arizona 86004.

Stand Fees

Stand fees for the summer season are $35 ($15 for students)* and include the current season’s band shirt

Fees can be paid directly to the treasurer at rehearsal or taken care of on the website HERE.

Sign up for our emergency messages: This is the easiest way for us to get ahold of everyone fast if there is a last minute change or cancellation for something.  We do not have access to who has or hasn’t signed up for this, so the responsibility is on you to make sure that your number is added.  Please feel free to ask a board member if you need help setting this up.  To sign up for this, where you would enter a phone number in a text, enter the number: 84483  In the message portion, enter: flagband   Once you hit send, you should immediately get a confirmation back.   

Performance Dress

Performance dress is the current season’s band shirt and black pants/shorts/skirt/etc. Patriotic dress is encouraged for our July 4th performance, in place of regular performance dress.

*If stand fees create a financial burden for you, please talk to Tim or a board member to have your fees waived.

Additional Member Information

Summer 2020 Performance Schedule

MAY

ARMED FORCES DAY PRE-PARADE CONCERT

SATURDAY, MAY 16 | Call time: 9:45 AMPerform: 10AM

Flagstaff Courthouse Lawn, 200 N. San Francisco St.

FLAGSTAFF'S MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY

MONDAY, MAY 25 | Call time: 10:15 AMPerform: 10:30AM 

(perform before/during ceremony)

Citizen’s Cemetery, 1300 S San Francisco St.

 

JUNE

EVENING ON HERITAGE SQUARE

THURSDAY, June 4, Call time: 5:45  Perform: 6:00-7:15 PM

Heritage Square, on Aspen St. between Leroux and San Francisco St.

SATURDAY NIGHT MOVIES ON THE SQUARE PRE-MOVIE SERIES

SATURDAY, JUNE 20 | Call time: 5:45PM | Perform: 6:00-7:15 PM

Heritage Square, on Aspen St. between Leroux and San Francisco St.

JULY

PRE-PARADE CONCERT ON HERITAGE SQUARE

SATURDAY JULY 4Call time: 8:15AM | Perform: 8:30-9:15AM

Heritage Square, on Aspen St. between Leroux and San Francisco St.

LOWELL OBSERVATORY CONCERT

MONDAY, JULY 20| Time: TBA

Lowell Observatory  1400 W Mars Hill Rd

FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT ON THE SQUARE, WITH JUNIOR BAND

A Celebration of Music Education in Flagstaff

SATURDAY, JULY 31 | Call time: Jr Band 5:00PM; Adult Band 5:30PM |

Perform: Jr Band 5:30PM; Adult Band 6:00PM

Heritage Square, on Aspen St. between Leroux and San Francisco St.

 

AUGUST

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

TUESDAY, AUGUST 4 | Call time: 5:00PM | Perform: 5:30-7:00PM
Bushmaster Park.

 

HERITAGE SQUARE FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT SERIES
FRIDAY, AUGUST 14 |
Call time: 5:30PM | Perform: 6:00-7::30PM

Heritage Square, on Aspen St. between Leroux and San Francisco St.

SEPTEMBER

COCONINO COUNTY FAIR

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 | Call time: 10:00 AM | Perform: 10:30AM

Coconino County Fair Grounds at Fort Tuthill

Section Leader Information

   Flute/Picc: Clara McDonald                    Trumpet:  Kimberly Walker 

   Double  Reeds/Clarinet: Lisa Clark         Horn:  Linn Montgomery

   Sax: John Bradford                                  Low Brass: Craig Bearchell                                       Percussion:Sarah Stamer/Brian Gregory

       Community Band Rehearsal Etiquette 

The primary objectives of the Flagstaff Community Band rehearsals are to provide a safe and enjoyable musical experience for all participants, AND to improve the quality of the band’s performance. We welcome all levels of musicians to participate, regardless of their playing ability or musical background. While we strive to be the best performing ensemble we can be, no musician should be made to feel as though their participation is not appreciated. With those general goals in mind, please consider these rehearsal etiquette guidelines, and do your best to adhere to these standard music ensemble behavior expectations.

  1. Arrive early if possible, allowing time to warm up (warm up at a reasonable volume please!) 

  2. If you arrive late, do your best to join the rehearsal with as little disruption as possible. 

  3. Please come to rehearsal having practiced your music as needed, and bring a pencil and your folder!

  4. Please consider that we are a diverse group of individuals. Conversations should foster a welcoming atmosphere for all.

  5. Part Assignments and Seating – While we welcome any band musicians to participate, regardless of ability level, the conductor may assign parts as he or she sees necessary. All parts are vital to the quality of the performance. Be a team player, keeping in mind that decisions made are to achieve the best balance and quality of performance.

  6. Procedures during rehearsal:                                                                a.Tuning – Be silent when others are tuning. Also remember to be      respectful by not making any visible negative reactions while others are tuning.                                                                                                            b. Talking - Refrain from talking during rehearsal. If you must              communicate to your neighbor, please do so as inconspicuously as possible.                                                                                                         c. Counting – It is fine to tap your foot quietly, and to count measures in your head or on your fingers, but please NEVER count rests out loud. This can be extremely distracting.                                                               d. Unless someone asks for your assistance, please avoid giving instructions to others. Demonstrate by example!                                        e. Stop playing when the conductor stops the group                                  f. Do not “practice” your part while the conductor is speaking or rehearsing another section                                                                          g. Please make sure not to wear anything with a strong scent, such as perfumes and lotions.

  7. Your section leader is your “go to” for anything.  Whether it be missing rehearsal or a problem within the group,  they are there to help you!

  8. Lastly, enjoy the music, and be proud of your contribution to the group. Playing music in an ensemble is a privilege, and it should be a wonderful shared experience for all participants

         

              Community Band Attendance Policy 

While the Flagstaff Community Band welcomes musicians of all range of levels, and also those who perhaps cannot commit to a regular rehearsal or performance schedule, we do aspire to respect the integrity of the music we play, and the time and dedication of the members of the band. With the group being so large, we need accurate information for performances in order to have the right equipment and to insure the band is well balanced for each performance. 

Here’s what we need from you:

 

  • Please let us know what concerts you are unable to attend by “signing out” for those concerts on this page of the website. If your absence is last minute, please get ahold of your section leader or call the band phone number at 928-235-6297

  • When you are unable to make a rehearsal, letting your section leader know (whether it’s the week before or 20 minutes before the start of rehearsal) will help us with both set-up and to make sure that parts are covered. 

  • If the rehearsal previous to a concert is missed, concert participation is at the discretion of the director.  When we are aware of an absence, it helps us to determine what parts may need to be covered at a concert, and knowing that information in time to rehearse any changes is important. 

 Our Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator/Discriminatory Officers are Dan Cook and Jamie Sanderlin

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FLAGSTAFF COMMUNITY BAND

Flagstaff Community Band is made possible through the grant support of the City of Flagstaff, and the Arizona Commission on the Arts, Flagstaff Community Foundation, and Flagstaff Arts Council. 

NON DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

The Corporation will not practice or permit discrimination on the basis of sex, age, race, national origin, religion, color, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or disability.