Saturday, October 23 - Football Game vs. Northern Valley - Demarest
Report time is 9:45am.
Any remaining Montclair ticket sales will occur before 10am and at lunch break, not during the rehearsal times below.
Stretch/warmup - 10:00am to 10:30am
Review Montclair field entrance, exit, and massed band finale - 10:30am to 11:00am
Run-throughs and "troop the stands" - 11:00am to 11:30am
Lunch and dress - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Meeting in band room in full uniform - 12:30pm
Pregame twos outside - 12:45pm
In the home stands to watch Demarest show - 1:00pm
Washington and Lee/Star-Spangled Banner from stands - 1:30pm
We will perform at halftime. Following the performance, we will turn and troops the stands (a la Wayne Hills festival).
All instruments must be packed up in cases and ready to be loaded on the truck before leaving school at the end of the post-performance meeting.
Sunday, October 24 - North Jersey Band Festival at Montclair State University
Report time is 1:00pm. You should wear your band t-shirt and band pants. Your dress underneath your uniform should be appropriate for the weather. The forecasted temperature around festival time is in the comfortable low 60's, so wear layers that can be removed, if necessary.
You may bring food into the stands at Montclair, however a small sandwich (turkey, ham, or cheese) and a bottle of water will be provided.
Your instrument should be loaded on the equipment truck BEFORE entering the band room.
Make absolutely sure your shoes are polished when you arrive.
After the meeting, we will load the buses and depart for Montclair. We are on 14th out of 18 bands. Our anticipated performance time is 7:15pm.
After the performance, we will load the buses and go to Charlie Brown's for food.
Please bring $15 cash (exact change ONLY). Please advise any friends and family that the restaurant will be closed to the public.
Our expected arrival back at BHS is 11:00pm. You have a responsibility to be in school ON TIME on Monday morning. Celebrating our performance is a privilege that we wish to continue for future band members. Plan you homework accordingly and dress, eat and rest for health.
Monday, October 25
Full Marching Band Period 5 in the auditorium to watch the video and listen to tapes.