At the Spring concert we proposed and approved our 2022 - 2023 Band Board. Thank you to the nomination committee for their help and to EVERYONE who accepted these roles.
Here is the list of officers:
President – Paul Thomas
1st Vice President (Fundraising) – Kathleen Ridolfo
2nd Vice President ( Policies & Programs) – John Viner & Jennifer Clausen
Communications Director – Rupa Majali Hicks
Treasurer – Marci Mouritzen
Secretary – Cori Lee
At Large positions (appointed):
Performance – Georgina Price
Finance- Amarilys Catacora
Pyramid – Gretchen Hazlin
The South Lakes Jazz Band hosted its first Jazz Dessert Concert since 2019 on Friday May 20, and it did not disappoint! A capacity crowd enjoyed wonderful musical performances by the Jazz Hawks and An Original Jazz Trio, and delighted in an amazing assortment of desserts, fruits, and other fantastic food. A HUGE thank you to Tom and Cori Lee for organizing and coordinating the event, to all the volunteers who helped with promoting, setting up, decorating, and cleaning up, and to all the families who donated the amazing food items. The desserts were plentiful and absolutely delicious!! We also want to thank the Reston Community Center for ensuring everything went without a hitch, and to the wonderful musicians for all their efforts! We are very excited for the event to return in 2023!
Join us for our last Band concert of this school year. The Bands will be performing some amazing pieces featuring a medley from the movie Moana and Celtic Suite performed by the Symphonic Band, and Vesuvius and Strange Humors performed by the Wind Ensemble. The Concert starts at 7 pm and is free to everyone.
The Pyramid Music Day this weekend was a great success! We had elementary students in all three music disciplines--band, orchestra, and choir—gather, work in sectionals, play team-building games and do a mini performance for parents. Our middle school volunteers showed great leadership. The SLHS Band Boosters provided donuts for all as well as really cool t-shirts with an AC/ DC vibe for the band participants so look for those out in the community!
Thanks to the parent volunteers who helped out, and especially to Ms. Bergman, Ms. Waldrop, and Mr. Baldwin for running a fantastic event, and a big SHOUT OUT to Gretchen Hazlin for all her hard work in putting this together.
Speaking of Band Awards Celebration, we will be holding our Year End Band Celebration on May 25th in the SLHS cafeteria. This is a celebration for ALL BAND STUDENTS and their families. This will be a POT LUCK dinner and we will be celebrating our amazing students, with a picture slide show, and we will be recognizing our Seniors. We are also incorporating our Marching Band Celebration as we didn’t have a separate one this year. Be on the lookout for more information in the next few days.