MARCHING BAND SCHEDULE as of 9/4/14This is the schedule (and related events) as we currently know it. Any changes will be announced in class and posted on this blog as a separate entry. Check the blog regularly; more event details will be posted as available.

AUGUST…………EVENT…………………………..…………..…..BAND(s)
12 - 17……………….Clackamas County Fair
15……………………..County Fair Food Booth……………………….Volunteers
16……………………..County Fair Parking…………………………….Volunteers
18 - 23……………….Band Camp week 1…………………………….Marching Band
23……………………..Thriftway fund raiser…………………………..Marching Band
25 Monday…………..Rehearsal (9:00 - Noon)……………………...Marching Band
26 Tuesday………….Evening Rehearsal (6:00 - 9:00 p.m.)……...Marching Band
27 Wednesday……...Rehearsal (9:00 - Noon)……………………....Marching Band
28 Thursday………...Evening Rehearsal (6:00 - 9:00 p.m.)……...Marching Band
29 Friday……………..Rehearsal (9:00 - Noon)……………………...Marching Band

SEPTEMBER
2……………………….Freshman day
3……………………...1st day of school for all students
8……………………...Monday evening rehearsal (6 - 9:00 p.m.)...Marching Band
12…………………….North Medford game…………………………...Marching Band
15…………………….Monday evening rehearsal (6 - 9:00 p.m.)...Marching Band
19…………………….Friday evening rehearsal (6 - 9:00 p.m.)…...Marching Band
22…………………….Monday evening rehearsal (6 - 9:00 p.m.)...Marching Band
27…………………….PCI Competition………………………………….Marching Band
29…………………….Monday evening rehearsal (6 - 9:00 p.m.)...Marching Band

OCTOBER
3……………………...Lake Oswego Game……………………………..Marching Band
4………………………Playathon………………………………………….All bands
6……………………...Monday evening rehearsal (6 - 9:00 p.m.)...Marching Band
10…………………….Tualatin game…………………………………….Marching Band
10…………………….State Inservice
11…………………….Evergreen competition………………………….Marching Band
13…………………….Monday evening rehearsal (6 - 9:00 p.m.)...Marching Band
15…………………….PSAT Day
17…………………….Friday evening rehearsal (6 - 9:00 p.m.)…...Marching Band
20…………………….Monday evening rehearsal (6 - 9:00 p.m.)...Marching Band
24…………………….HOMECOMING/Sherwood……………………...Marching Band
25…………………….Homecoming Dance
27…………………….Monday evening rehearsal (6 - 9:00 p.m.)...Marching Band
31…………………….Friday evening rehearsal (6 - 9:00 p.m.) and Halloween Party…...Marching Band

NOVEMBER
1……………………...NWAPA Finals competition…………………….Marching Band
3……………………...Friends & Family Night, Year Book photo & rehearsal (6 - 9:00 p.m.)…..Marching Band
8……………………..SAT date
11…………………...Albany Veterans Day parade…………………...Marching Band
21…………………...1st Trimester ends
28…………………...Macy's Parade……………………………………..Marching Band
24 - 28…………….Thanksgiving break
Bill Watrous with the Army Jazz Band
Bill Watrous playing "Sweet Georgia Brown Upside Down"
Fall 2014 Show Listening File
There are several arrangements on this link. Go to the first one with a yellow cover and click the play arrow under "Listen".
"When Johnny Comes Marching Home" arr. Jay Bocook


There is no cover image on this arrangement. Scroll down to the last arrangement on this page (or count down to the 24th arrangement if you prefer) and click the play arrow under "Listen"
"Ameria the Beautiful" arr. Ralph Ford
4th of July Parade Time Line
All present and former band members are invited to be a member of the 4th of July Band.

REHEARSALS
-Saturday, June 28 (10:00 - 11:30 a.m.) at the CHS Band Room

- Thursday, July 3 (10:00 - 11:30 .m.) at the CHS Band Room

PERFORMANCE - Friday, July 4th in the General Canby Day Parade
-Meet behind Knight School at 1:30 p.m.
-Parade begins at 2:00 p.m.
-Wear red, white and blue
WIND ENSEMBLE AUDITIONS for 2014-15Auditions for the 2014-15 CHS Wind Ensemble will be held the week of October 14th. Please have the following prepared:

MAJOR SCALES: (played in eighth notes; two octaves where possible; tempo: quarter note equals 120)
--FLAT SCALES: F, B-Flat, E-flat, A-flat
--SHARP SCALES: G, D, A, E
(You may use the black book when you audition)

RHYTHM
--Be able to sight read a rhythm (on concert B-flat, or clap) which includes eighth & sixteenth notes; tempo: quarter equals 88)

PREPARED PIECE
--Prepare the WIBC audition material for your instrument
--WIBC 2014 Audition Files

NOTE: You may use your WIBC or All State audition recording for your Wind Ensemble audition.

Please see Mr. Rayfield with any questions.
WIBC 2014 HONOR BAND MEMBERS AUDITION MATERIALThe next Western International Band Clinic (WIBC) Honor Bands will be on November 21-24, 2014.

This is an awesome opportunity for you to perform under the direction of world class directors and composers!

The link below will take you to the audition material for the WIBC Honor Bands:

WIBC Audition Files
Auditions are due no later than October 11, 2014.

See Mr. Rayfield if you have questions.
ALL-STATE AUDITION MATERIALSAll-State Audition materials are available on-line. Use the link to find out what you need to be working on. Auditions are due October 1st, so GET BUSY!!! There is a $10.00 audition fee. The dates for All State are January 15-18, 2015

ALL STATE BAND Audition Information

ALL STATE JAZZ BAND Audition information
HAVE YOU THOUGHT ABOUT A CAREER IN MUSIC ?If you know what a C-flat harmonic minor scale is (or even if you don't), there may be a career in music for you. The following is a partial list of careers available in the world of music.

Audio Technician (Recording Arts)
Composition/Arranging
--Choral
--Contemporary writing (commercials, etc.)
--Film scoring
--Jazz
--Instrumental
--Songwriting
Conducting
Church Music
Instrument making/repair
Jazz
Lyricist
Music Business Management
--Copywriter/Licensing/Talent management
--Retail sales
--Manufacturing
--Tour/Road Management
Music Education
--Choral
--General Music
--Instrumental
Musicology
--History
--Literature
Music Synthesis
Music Therapy
Music Theory
Performance (on your instrument/voice)
Production/Engineering
Software Development
Theater
Virtual Reality Sound Environments (internet, games, programs

For more information on the details of these careers including potential $$, visit the following websites:

MENC Glossary of Music Careers

MENC Music Careers Brochure
PRIVATE LESSONS INSTRUCTOR LISTThis list is not all-inclusive, and subject to change. If you have experience with another teacher that you think should be added to this listor discover the need for correction to this information, please let Mr. Rayfield know.

FLUTE
Kathie McNett..........503-656-9649.....(in Gladstone)
Karen Gifford...........503-284-1674.....(intermediate to advanced)
Gary Harris..............503-641-1143
Melinda Jordan ........503-698-3909
Beth Lindsay............503-775-9549.....(beginning to intermediate)
Brian McDonald.......503-661-8080
Ross Harris..............503-521-1847
Valerie Elliot............503-698-3248

OBOE
Mitch Iimori.............503-380-1382
Dagny Regan...........503-284-6300

CLARINET
Martin Sobleman......503-949-0509 (lessons available in Canby)
Joe Wimmer.............503-659-1043
Alicia Charlton.........503-234-7749
Gary Harris..............503-641-1143
Ross Harris..............503-521-1847

BASSOON
Martin Sobleman......503-949-0509 (lessons available in Canby)
Dagny Regan...........503-284-6300
Ann Medallion.........503-725-3180
Bonnie Cox.............503-236-8034

SAX
Clark Bondy.............503-702-2043
Mel Kubik................503-799-7982
Gary Harris..............503-641-1143
Martin Sobleman......503-949-0509 (lessons available in Canby)
Joe Wimmer.............503-659-1043
Brian Dickerson.......503-695-3445

TRUMPET
Bob Fechner............503-427-0133 (lessons available in Canby)
Jim Kvech................503-246-0627
Craig Gibson...........503-673-7418
Alan Kalik ...............503-312-4715

FRENCH HORN
Bob Fechner.............503-427-0133 (lessons available in Canby)
James Cameron........503-504-8703
Kelly Norirs..............503-786-8742

TROMBONE
Bob Fechner.............503-427-0133 (lessons available in Canby)
Mike Oft...................503-667-6121
David Bryan..............503-309-7739
Kevin Winston..........503-777-7081

BARITONE
Bob Fechner.............503-427-0133 (lessons available in Canby)
Mike Oft...................503-667-6121

TUBA
Bob Fechner.............503-427-0133 (lessons available in Canby)
Chuck Bolton...........503-658-4873

PERCUSSION
Eric Yahrmarkt.........503-593-3619
Rene's Drum Studio..503-704-1934

JAZZ PIANO & SONG WRITING
Mel Kubik.................503-799-7982

PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT
Mel Kubik.................503-799-7982


WOODWIND FINGERING CHARTSIf you have a question about a woodwind fingering, alternate fingering or trill fingering, this web site is a great reference.

WOODWIND FINGERING WEB SITE

Let me know if you have any difficulty figuring out the charts.