June 4, 2019
Dear band member and parent,
The purpose of this letter is to provide information concerning our GRADUATION performance on Wednesday, June 12 as well as a few other end-of-year events.
ATHENS DRIVE H.S. GRADUATION
Convention Center, Raleigh, NC
Wednesday, June 12 at 8:00pm
Report to ADHS in concert attire 6:15pm
(group meeting, load busses)
Depart for Convention Center 6:30pm
(via activity busses)
Prelude music begins 7:30pm
Graduation ceremony begins 8:00pm
Graduation concludes 9:15pm
Depart for ADHS 9:30pm
Arrive ADHS 10:00pm
The Graduation performance is mandatory (a major portion of the exam) for Symphonic Band members and all junior/sophomore Wind Ensemble members. DRESS IS FORMAL: Guys in tuxedos (no jackets); girls in black dresses.
All school-owned instruments, mouthpieces, and other equipment must be returned to ADHS after graduation unless previous arrangements have been made with me or the new marching band section leaders. All students intending to participate in the 2019 Marching Band must complete the paperwork and register on our website by this Friday, June 7th.
Thank you for everything that you have done to make this past year so successful! To our graduating seniors—best wishes and “ya’ll come back and see us soon!” To everyone else—have fun, get some rest, and don’t forget how to toot that horn, hit that drum, or twirl that flag! See most of you July 22nd!