Hello NHS Bands!

I miss you all so much! I hope you and your families are all healthy!

These are certainly unprecedented times. Although MSBOA has had to cancel both symphonic and jazz State Band Festivals, we are continuing to provide enrichment and pre-teaching materials to prepare you for the rest of the year and beyond.

We will plan on meeting with you in real time for the first half hour (at least) of your first class of the week, with a slight "sleep in" adjustment for jazz. For this week, we will meet in person on Wednesday, 3/25 (SB11/12) and Thursday, 3/26 (Jazz, SB10, SB9), but going forward, it will be on Mondays and Tuesdays. As always, we will continue to be in contact via email, and Remind, and will be providing at least 3 points of communication and updated activities each week. See the attached schedule for more detail.

Here is a link to the full schedule:

Band Enrichment Activities Schedule -- This contains SEVERAL other links, Google classroom codes, and the class meeting times. This document is also be posted in Google Classroom, and on the band website www.northvilleband.org.

We are also asking you to sign in to Google Classroom. None of this is required for points, but they are opportunities for more structured instruction, and enrichment.

Best wishes to all of you in these unprecedented times. I look forward to seeing you all tomorrow and Thursday! You will get a link to join a meeting.

SB11/12: Wed. 3/25 12:50 pm - 1:20pm

Jazz: Thurs. 3/26 7:30 am - 8:00 am

SB10: Thurs. 3/26 11:15 am - 11:45 am

SB9: Thurs. 3/26 12:50 pm - 1:20 pm

Take care!! Stay safe, and keep making and listening to music!!!

Musically yours,

Ms. Johanne Ray-Hepp