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Hudsonville Fair
Volunteers Needed





The Hudsonville Fair is Hudsonville Bands largest fundraiser and supports both Middle & High School Band Programs. 


The fair this year will be August 19th - 24th


We need over 100 parent/adult and student volunteers 

to make this fundraiser a huge success!


Please consider getting involved. This is a great opportunity for Middle School, High School and new band families to get to know each other while supporting our Band Programs.







We use the Charms website for our fair volunteer sign-ups. It is a very simple process and doesn't take much time to sign up! 

 

Following are the instructions to sign up through Charms:


1.  Go to the Charms website.  CLICK HERE to go directly to the site.

2.  Click on Login and choose Parents/Students/Members.  Our school Code is: hudsonvillebands

3.  Click on the “Volunteer” tab

4.  You will see a drop down box with all the volunteer opportunities for the Hudsonville Fair (click on the arrow to pull up the different days that we need help)

5.  Scroll down to the day(s) that you would like to sign up for and click on the Show Volunteer Needs

6.  Find the time(s) that would work for you (there are adult and adult/student sign-ups so make sure you sign up for the correct one)

7.  Enter your information (please make sure you enter your cell number and email address.  Cell number in case something comes up, email to email you with what to expect working at the fair…your personal information will not be visible to others)

8.  Click on Sign Up

9.  You will receive an email confirmation regarding your sign-up





Middle & High School
Summer Jazz Band Weekend
July 12-13

This summer, we would like to again offer a great opportunity for your student to have musical growth and a LOT of fun! 

This weekend will be held on July 12-13 at the Freshmen Campus, and will be open to any student that will be in 8th grade through 12th grade in August 2019.

The purpose of this event is to give the high school and middle school band students a chance to interact and perform together as well as give students an exposure to jazz music during the summer. Participation is open to all 2019-2020 8th through 12th grade band students who play
a jazz instrument. These instruments include:

Alto Sax
Tenor Sax
Bari Sax
Trumpet
Trombone
Guitar (Bass/Electric)
Drum Set
Piano



Schedule for Jazz Band Weekend 

Friday, July 12th, 2019
*Students should eat lunch before arriving.
2:00 pm - Check in and Registration
                Check in will take place in the band room at HFC. Please enter through the side band-room door
                Students will prepare for rehearsal.
2:30 pm - Rehearsal
                There will be time for the students to get to know other people in their sections.
                We will warm up and read 3 or 4 pieces.
5:30 pm - Dismissal

Saturday, July 13th, 2019
*Students should eat breakfast before arriving. They should bring a lunch as well.
9:45 am - Check-in
                Check in will take place in the band-room
                Students will prepare for rehearsal.
10:00 am - Rehearsal
                Students will start rehearsal in the band room.
11:15 am - Sectionals (small groups)
                Students will split into instrument groups and work on their jazz pieces. This will be broken down by each specific instrument.
12:00 pm - Lunch
                Students will bring a lunch.
12:30 pm - Sectionals (large groups)
                Students will split into instrument groups and work on the jazz pieces. This will be broken down by section groups. For example,                        saxes, brass, rhythm.
1:15 pm - Rehearsal
                We will rehearse the concert pieces as a group.
2:45 pm - Break
3:00 pm - Concert - Everyone is invited to hear the band play!
3:20 pm- Clean-up. Go home!
                
Students can wear anything they would like (within HPS clothing guidelines) for the concert and rehearsals.

If you are interested in either of these opportunities, please fill out the Registration FormJazz Weekend Registration is due no later than July 5th.





Congratulations 
Class of 2019
Band Students


* Seniors not pictured
   Faith Boone
   Lexi Howell
   James Oetman
   Summer Rogers
   Hayley Wagner 



 Current Fundraisers


Amazon Smile
Year Round



This is a great opportunity to help Hudsonville Bands year around through shopping at Amazon! 


To learn more about AmazonSmile and how to sign up so Hudsonville Bands will get a percentage of your sale, just visit the Amazon Smile page on our website.








Direct Your Dollars
Direct Your Dollars

Hudsonville Bands has the opportunity to earn $1,000 from SpartanNash, simply by shopping at any Family Fare Supermarkets and D&W Fresh Markets. Through the Direct Your Dollars program, we can turn eligible receipts into cash for our organization!

It’s easy to help us “Direct Your Dollars.” Every time you shop at any Family Fare Supermarket or D&W Fresh Market, save your receipts and either have your band student put them in the  Direct Your Dollars box located in each of the band rooms, or you can bring them to our monthly Band Booster meetings.

For every $150,000 in receipts we collect, we will earn a $1,000 donation from SpartanNash!   With your support, and your receipts, we will be raising money to help support our bands.


To learn more regarding Direct Your Dollars, please click on the picture or click here.






Band Store

Hudsonville Bands is excited to announce that we now have a year round store where you can order your Hudsonville Band gear!   We currently have long & short sleeved t-shirts, sweatshirts, Under Armour 1/4 zip outerware, hats, and a fleece stadium blanket.  

Shipping features are added, but to save on shopping you can pick your items up in Jenison at 

Stitchtime Branded Apparel and Promotional Products 
6778 18th Ave 
2nd Floor 
Jenison, MI, 49428 

Please note:  Due to the orders being custom made, please allow 7-10 business days for production.  Also, all sales are final. 

To visit our online store, just click here!  Have fun shopping!  If there is something you would like and we don't have it, please email Ian at idorndorff@gmail.com and we will see on getting it for you!

















Band Boosters 


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What is Hudsonville Band Boosters? Hudsonville Band Boosters is a non-profit group comprised mostly of band parents (6th–12th grade) and our band directors. Our goal is to provide the support and resources needed to build & sustain a nationally recognized band program. 

The Boosters meet the 2nd Tuesday of each month to discuss issues relating to the band programs including budget & fundraisers, upcoming concerts, trips, updates from the band directors and more.

All parents of band students, past band students or anyone that would like to help Hudsonville Bands are welcome and encouraged to attend.

                                              We hope to see you there!