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The WEEKLY Blast (4.26.22)



26 April 2022


Eagle Regiment Family,


Good morning. Please be sure to read ALL of The WEEKLY Blast as there are a few important updates/changes.

First - What a week for the Regiment!!!


CONGRATULATIONS/ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:


-Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2023:

Last Monday, April 18, The Eagle Regiment Marching Band was invited to march in New York City in 2023 for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade!!! NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt covered the story.


-MSD Indoor Percussion & Stoneman Winds:

Both groups, the MSD Indoor Percussion, and the Stoneman Winds competed in the WGI World Championships in Dayton, Ohio this past week. Both groups performed exceptionally well and both groups advanced into finals. This was the first trip to world championships for both groups.


The MSD Indoor Percussion was 14th place in finals with a score of 87.375. There were 47 indoor percussion high school groups in attendance and our group moved up in all three rounds of competition!!! Congrats to the MSD Indoor Percussion Students on an amazing season!!!


Stoneman Winds was fifth Place in finals with the score of 88.075. There were 20 indoor Winds high school groups in attendance. The Winds improved their score from Prelims to Finals with their best performance in Finals to conclude their season!!!


We are beyond excited for our two groups that made their debut at world championships. It is truly unprecedented to enter this competition for the first time ever and advance to finals. Both groups did just that!!!


-Chaperones/Parents:

Thank you to our Chaperones on the Winds & Percussion Trips. You took GREAT care of all of our students, you loaded and unloaded trucks MULTIPLE times, you set up and moved props MULTIPLE times, and you made sure all of our students were fed and safe at all times. THANK YOU! Thank you to our Parents that traveled to Ohio in support of our Program. Some of you also helped us when it was time for warm up/performance. And thank you to all of our Parents back home. You sent messages of encouragement and you even showed up at the Airport with signs Cheering for our Students. LASTLY, thank you to all of our Parents/Students, Past & Present, that showed up last night to unload BOTH TRUCKS! Mr. R and I cannot Thank You enough for all you do for the Program!!!


UPCOMING EVENTS/DATES: (Please take not as some dates have changed)


-2022-23 LEADERSHIP STAFF SEMINARS will be held by Mr. Rivero in the Band Room. All Students that applied for a Leadership Staff Position must attend. The Dates and Times are as follows:

Tues., 5/3, Thurs., 5/5, and Tues., 5/10 from 2:50 PM - 4:10 PM


-2022-23 Drum Major Training will be Wed., 5/4 and Wed., 5/11 from 2:50 PM - 4:00 PM. Drum Major Auditions and Leadership Staff voting will take place Thurs., 5/19 at 3pm in the Band Room.


-May 2: *NEW DUE DATE FOR PLACEMENT AUDITION VIDEOS:

PLACEMENT VIDEO AUDITION INFORMATION FOR NEXT YEAR'S BANDS:

All current 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th Graders coming to MSD next year, need to see the Band App for all of the Audition Information. Audition Videos are due on or before May 2. Please email questions to Mr. Rivero at SKRivero@eagleregiment.com.


-May 10: *NEW 1st REHEARSAL FOR NEXT YEAR'S MARCHING BAND!!! (This will be for ALL RETURNING and NEW Wind, Percussion, and Color Guard members) All Spring Training Rehearsals are from 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM in the MSD Band Room. ST Rehearsal Dates are 5/10, 5/12, 5/17, 5/24, 5/26, 5/31, 6/2, & 6/7.


SCHEDULE:

The entire Spring, Summer, and Fall Marching Band Schedule is now available at https://www.stonemandouglasband.com/_files/ugd/546b5f_7a2ed823c4384b539a44f2e6340d2a3b.pdf

You can also subscribe to our Calenadar at


The BAND App: Next Year's Marching Band Students & Parents, please be sure to JOIN our new BAND app, 2022-23 Eagle Regiment at https://band.us/n/a0aa7ba4Q7Mad


-May 12: PARENT MEETING FOR NEXT YEAR'S MARCHING BAND (2022-23) at 6:00 PM


-May 17: Rehearsal for Symphonic Band & Wind Orchestra, 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM


-May 17: COLOR GUARD RECITAL, 7:00 PM


-May 18: REHEARSAL & CONCERT

3 PM - 5 PM, Rehearsal for Symphonic Band, Wind Orchestra, & Jazz Band

7 PM, SPRING CONCERT featuring MSD Indoor Percussion, Jazz Band, Stoneman Winds, Symphonic Band, and Wind Orchestra.


-May 20: BANQUET


Please see below for THIS WEEK, and NEXT WEEK'S SCHEDULE:

 

THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY, 4/29:

-Eagle Regiment Senior Nite


 

NEXT WEEK'S SCHEDULE:


TUESDAY, 5/3:

-Leadership Seminar #1, 2:50 PM - 4:10 PM


WEDNESDAY, 5/4:

-Drum Major Training, 2:50 PM - 4:00 PM


THURSDAY, 5/5:

-Leadership Seminar #2, 2:50 PM - 4:10 PM







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