Text Box: Events
Text Box: Updated Feb. 16, 2017

Time: 11:00am

Contact person: 256-741-7018

Gene Inglis— ginglis.sh@calhoun.k12.al.us

Text Box: Saks High School Bands

Calhoun County Honor Band

@ Anniston HS

Alabama Bandmasters Association's

State Music Performance Assessments

Gadsden City High School—Times are TBA

Saks Band Required Performance!

Saks Band MPA Information!

February 21. 2017



To:  Saks High Band 8th – 12th students and parents

From:  Gene Inglis

Reason:  State ABA Concert Band Performance Assessment rescheduled for February 21, 2017.

After much hard work and dedication, it’s time to attend the State ABA Concert Band Performance Assessment.  The event is going to be held at Gadsden City High School Auditorium on February 21th.  We will perform at 1:30pm for our assessment.  Please come to support your child if at all possible (there is no admission fee for this event).  After the stage performance, the band will go to sight reading evaluation (there is no audience for sight reading).  Listed below is our itinerary:

             Wear your uniform to school (you can bring the uniform coat on its hanger in the garment bag if you prefer).  Be sure to have black socks, band shirt, and the correct band shoes!  (Please remember to have your hair fixed appropriately and out of your face as to be able to see your conductor.)


7:10am               Report to the band room – Issue uniforms/dress*/load equipment

             7:15                    Warm up/rehearse                        

8:10                    Practice & play for beginning band

9:30                    load equipment on trailer

             10:15                  Depart for Gadsden

             11:00                  Lunch    Stevie B’s (Thanks to our Band Boosters for paying for the meal)

Noon                  Travel to Gadsden City High School for MPA

1:00pm               Warm-up

1:30                    Perform on stage for judges assessment*

2:30                    Return to Saks HS

             3:15                    approximate time of return to Saks HS