Second Semester, 2017-2018
By completing this form, you are signing your child up for an extracurricular Dodgen Band Ensemble, second semester! Rehearsals for all groups begin the week of January 8th. We have a few changes to the normal schedule in the first few weeks, so please check the band calendar at www.dodgenband.org/calendar. Students need to arrive at the BUS ENTRANCE at the rear of the school by 7:55 AM. All rehearsals begin at 8:00 AM and end at 8:50 AM.
Before signing up for a group, please make sure you can attend all rehearsals and performances, as listed on the band calendar. The rehearsal schedule is as follows:
Low Brass Ensemble, Mr. Westphal - MondaySaxophone Ensemble, Mr. Jeffres - MondayJazz Band, Mr. Jeffres - Tuesday (By audition - membership already set)Clarinet Ensemble, Mr. Westphal - TuesdayDodgen Pops, Mr. Jeffres - Thursday (By audition - membership already set)Double Reed Ensemble, Mr. Westphal - ThursdayFlute/Double Reed Ensemble, Mr. Jeffres - FridayTrumpet Ensemble, Mr. Westphal - FridayPercussion Ensemble, Mr. Boyd - Friday
ALL ensembles have a performance at Dodgen on April 26th. The Jazz Band also has performances at Pope HS on February 13th, at Walton (during the school day) on April 27th, and at Taste of East Cobb on May 5th. Dodgen Pops will have a couple of community performance, with dates to be determined soon.Individual groups may have other performances as opportunities arise.
IMPORTANT: A student may choose to be in more than one ensemble as long as the rehearsals do not conflict with each other! Simply fill out and submit a separate form for each ensemble.