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Walker Band Winter Concert Information

The Walker School bands will perform on Wednesday, December 14. The beginning bands will perform at Walker Auditorium at 6:30pm.  The intermediate and jazz bands will perform at the Martin Luther King Performing Arts Center at nearby CHS at 7:30pm, sharing the stage with the Buford and CHS bands.  Details for parents follows.

Beginning Band Information from Ms. Allen

Hello, beginning band parents!

The band is excited to show you how far they have come in such a short amount of time. The 5th grade beginning band performance will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Walker Auditorium on December 14 -this is 15 minutes earlier than previously stated. (The 6th grade and jazz bands will now perform at 7:30 in the MLCPAC at CHS with bands from Buford and CHS.)

For the 6:30 concert:

  • Wear formal concert clothes: white shirt (button front) or blouse, black (preferred)  or dark blue pants, black (preferred) or dark brown shoes and black socks (please, no athletic shoes).
  • Report to band room, unpack, and be on stage in seats by the assigned time, which is 6pm for the Beginning Band and 5:40pm for the Above and Beyond Band. Again, this is a change so if you are unable to make the new times, please just do your best.

Afternoon Student Assembly, also on December 14:

  • Walker Auditorium, 2pm
  • Wear your casual uniform (band t-shirt and jeans or khakis).
  • Parents are welcome to attend.

After School Rehearsal on December 13:

  • The 5th grade band has one more after school rehearsal on Tuesday, December 13th. The rehearsal is directly after school and ends at 4:30.
  • There are activity buses available.

This band is mighty and we can’t wait to entertain you on Wednesday, December 14th beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Intermediate and Jazz Band Information from Mr. Dunnenberger

Parents of WALKER INTERMEDIATE BAND members:

Our Evening Holiday Concert will be held on Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 at the Martin Luther King Performing Arts Center at CHS.

  • The performance starts at 7:30 p.m.
  • Report to the MLKPAC auditorium stage by 6:55 p.m.
  • Wear formal concert clothes.
  • Bring your instrument in working condition and your concert music.

The concert will include the Walker Jazz Band, the Buford Middle School Concert Band and the Charlottesville High School Wind Ensemble. The concert will conclude around 8:30.
All students are expected to stay for the entire concert.

We will have a daytime performance for students at Walker School earlier that day at 2pm.

  • Wear casual concert clothes (Walker Band shirt & khaki pants or jeans).
  • Parents are welcome to attend this performance.

Please note: Intermediate Band rehearsals will resume after our holiday break on Wednesday, January 11th, 2017.