Aaron King

Friday May 24-Graduation Performance
Grades 7-12
Attire: Sunday’s best. Men in Suits and Ties: Dress Shoes, Dress Socks. Ladies in Dresses, Skirts/Blouses, Pant Suits. What you wore to the Gala or the Spring Concert is fine.
Location: Reardon Auditorium at Anderson University: 1100 E 5th St, Anderson, IN 46012
Drop off Time: 5:30pm
Drop off Location: Drive around the front of the auditorium all the way to the opposite side of the entrance and drop them off at the back/side stage door.
Pick Up: 7:10pm
Pick up Location: Same as drop off. Back/Side stage door.
Make sure you take your instrument and music home after school Friday. We will meet at Reardon Auditorium. We are not meeting at school before the performance.
Music you need: Pomp and Circumstance, Destiny Fanfare, Angels Amongst Us, Activity March, National Anthem.
Thank you for a great school year! I am very proud of the student’s accomplishments and progress! On the back of this paper is next year’s performance schedule.
Aaron King
aking@goapa.org

APA Bands Schedule 2019-2020
Tuesday July 23, 2019-APA Summer Band 11am-2pm
Wednesday July 24, 2019-APA Summer Band 11am-2pm
Friday August 23, 2019-APA Football Game-6pm
Saturday September 7, 2019-APA Football Game 6pm
Friday September 27, 2019-APA Football Game 6pm-Homecoming
Friday October 4-APA, 2019-Football Game 6pm
Friday October 11, 2019-Football Game 6pm-Senior Night
Thursday November 7, 2019-Girls Bball first home game-6pm arrival
Tuesday November 12, 2019-Girls Bball Game-6pm arrival
Tuesday December 3, 2019-Jazz Band Festival of Trees
Wednesday December 11-APA Boys Basketball first home game-6pm arrival
Thursday December 12, 2019-APA Yuletide Band Concert
Tuesday January 14, 2020-Boys Bball 6pm arrival
Thursday January 16, 2020-Girls Bball 6pm arrival
Friday January 31, 2020-Boys Bball-6pm arrival
Saturday February 1, 2020-ISSMA Solo and Ensemble
Thursday February 6, 2020-Boys Bball-6pm arrival
Saturday February 15, 2020-Jazz Band at Pendleton Heights
Saturday February 22, 2020-Jazz Band at North Side
Friday February 28, 2020-APA Boys Bball Senior Night 6pm arrival
Saturday February 29, 2020-ISSMA State Solo and Ensemble
Saturday March 7, 2020-ISSMA Jazz Contest
Saturday March 14, 2020-Northrop Jazz Contest
Friday April 24, 2020-ISSMA Concert Band Contest
Tuesday May 5, 2020-Pre-Academy Spring Concert
Saturday May 16, 2020-Fine Arts Gala
Friday May 22, 2020-Last Day of School, Graduation

Tuesday May 7, 2019
Pre-Academy Spring Band and Choir Concert
6:00pm-Band Members Arrive
7:00pm-Concert Starts: The bands go first then the choirs. Band members and families are welcome to leave after the band portion.
Please sit with your child when they are not performing.
Our portion of the concert should be over by 7:30pm.
Attire: Young men-Suits and Ties, Dress Shoes, Dress Socks. No gym shoes.
Young Ladies: Pant Suits, Dresses, Skirts and Blouses. No neon colors. Dresses must have straps. Skirts or Dresses to the knee. Please be humble in your selections. Dress shoes or Sandals. No gym shoes.
This concert is graded and mandatory. This is graded as a 400 point final exam. There are no make ups and no excused absences.
Thank you for your hard work and dedication this year!
Aaron King

Teacher: King
Subject: Instrumental Music Grades 5 and 6
Assignment: Individual Practice for 40 minutes
The Essential Elements Book #142
Jurassic Park, Star Wars Theme, and the Blues Scale
Objectives:
1. Improve Note Accuracy
2. Improve Rhythmic Accuracy
3. Increase compositional understanding of the rehearsed pieces.
Materials Needed:
1. Your Instrument
2. Your Music (Essential Elements)
Proof of Completion:
Please have your parents sign your music with the date that you completed your assigned practice time.

Teacher: King
Subject: Instrumental Music Grades 7 and 8
Assignment: Individual Practice for 40 minutes
Warm Up Packet
Practice Bb-A, Bb Major Scale, C Major Scale, Eb Major Scale, F Major Scale, Lip Slurs and Chromatics
Angels Amongst Us
Destiny Fanfare
Activity March

Objectives:
1. Improve Note Accuracy
2. Improve Rhythmic Accuracy
3. Increase compositional understanding of the rehearsed pieces.
Materials Needed:
1. Your Instrument
2. Your Music-Warm up Packet
Proof of Completion:
Please have your parents sign your music with the date that you completed your assigned practice time.

Teacher: King
E Learning Day
Subject: Instrumental Music Jazz Band
Assignment: Individual Practice 40 minutes
Recordings to play along with:
Decoupage
https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=2430346
Hipper By the Dozen
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-R4Decoupageiy73rCKo
Soft As Velvet

Also Work on:
Gonna Fly Now
Pomp and Circumstance
Hail Purdue and The National Anthem
Pegasus

Objectives:
1. Improve Note Accuracy
2. Improve Rhythmic Accuracy
3. Increase compositional understanding of the rehearsed pieces.

Materials Needed:
1. Your Instrument
2. Your Music

Proof of Completion:
1. Please have your parents sign your music with the date that you completed your assigned practice time.

Teacher: King
E Learning Day
Subject: Instrumental Music Concert Band
Assignment: Individual Practice 40 minutes
Bb-A, Bb Major Scale, C Major Scale, Eb Major Scale, F Major Scale, Lip Slurs and Chromatics.
Recordings to play-along with:
Acclamations
https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=2231876
Also work on:
Angels Amongst Us
Destiny Fanfare
Activity March
Pomp and Circumstance
The National Anthem
Earth Song
Circus Days

Objectives:
1. Improve Note Accuracy
2. Improve Rhythmic Accuracy
3. Increase compositional understanding of the rehearsed pieces.

Materials Needed:
1. Your Instrument
2. Your Music
Proof of Completion:
1. Please have your parents sign your pieces of music with the date that you completed your assigned practice time.

Dear Concert Band Students/Parents,

Friday April 12th we are going to attend the ISSMA Concert Band Contest at Pendleton Heights Middle School. We perform at 5:30pm. Cost for our students to ride the bus and help cover the contest entry fee is $15 per student. The $15 needs to be paid by each cadet in Concert Band by Thursday April 11th. Cadets will wear their dress blues. Cadets can be dismissed to their parents and other activities immediately following our performance. The bus will leave Pendleton to return to APA as soon as we receive results typically departing at 6:15pm.

Schedule Friday April 12th:
When you come to 8th hour at 2:45pm we will change into our Dress Blues.
3:15pm-Depart APA
3:40pm-Arrive at Pendleton Middle School
4:50pm-Head to Warm Up
4:55pm-Warm Up
5:30pm-Performance
6:15pm-Depart Pendleton
6:45pm-Parents pick up Cadets at APA

Directions to Pendleton
Start out going west on W 29th St toward Delaware St.
Turn left onto Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd/IN-9 Bus. Continue to follow IN-9 Bus.
Stay straight to go onto IN-9/IN-67/Pendleton Ave. Continue to follow IN-9/IN-67.
Turn left onto Angle Rd.
Turn left onto Arabian Dr.
1 Arabian Dr, Pendleton, IN 46064-9003, 1 ARABIAN DR is on the left.
The Middle School is behind the High School.

Thank you for your support of the APA Concert Band!
Aaron King

Friday April 12th-Concert Band Contest-High School Concert Band

Friday May 3rd-APA Jazz Band at Purdue Polytechnic Graduation

Tuesday May 7th-Pre-Academy Band and Choir Concert-Grades 5-8-Mandatory and Graded

Friday May 12th-Fine Arts Gala-High School Concert Band and Jazz Band will perform. Need all parents help in grades 5-12.

Friday May 24th-Graduation-Grades 7-12. Reardon Auditorium at Anderson University

Dear Jazz Band Students/Parents,

Saturday March 9th we are going to attend the Northrop Jazz Festival. We perform at 1:30pm. Cost for our students to ride the bus and help cover the contest entry fee is $20 per student. The $20 needs to be paid by each cadet in Jazz Band by March 8th. Cadets will wear their dress blues and need to bring money to eat two meals.

Schedule:
8:30am-Arrive at APA
8:30am-9am-Load Equipment-Remember your instrument, mutes, music, tuners, uniform (dress blues)
9:00am-Depart APA
10:30am-Arrive at Northrop High School
10:30am-10:50am-Unload Equipment/Go to Homeroom
12:15pm-Get dressed
12:30pm-Meet in Homeroom
12:55pm-Head to Warm Up
1:00pm-1:25pm -Warm Up
1:30pm-Performance
3:00pm-Depart Northrop High School
3:15pm-4:30pm-Eat lunch
4:30pm-Depart Fort Wayne
6:30pm-6:40pm-Unload Bus, Clean Bus, Put Away Equipment, Straighten up Band Room. 6:40pm-Parents pick up Cadets

Northrop High School
7001 Coldwater Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Thank you for your support of the APA Jazz Ensemble!
Aaron King

Dear Band Parents,

Wednesday March 13, 2019 the Pre-Academy is hosting a Celebrate Fine Arts Night as part of their Book Fair week.

Cadets will arrive at 4:30pm dressed in their school uniform for the day and we will be done at 5:30pm for cadets to dismiss to their parents. Please take your child to the Book Fair following our performance.

5th/6th Grade Band will perform promptly at 5:00pm.

7th/8th Grade Band will perform promptly at 5:10pm.

Thank you for your support of the APA Band Program and the Pre-Academy Book Fair!

Aaron King

E Learning Day Band Class Assignments
Period 1
Practice 40 minutes
Numbers 57, 58, 73, 75, 77, 83, 86, 87, 88, 90, 106, 136, 150 in the Essential Elements book.

Practice
Star Wars

Jurassic Park

Period 2 40 minutes
Practice
Bb-A
Bb Major Scale
C Major Scale
Eb Major Scale
F Major Scale
Bopping Bb
Bopping C
National Anthem
School Song
Destiny Fanfare

Angel’s Amongst Us
https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=10908322

Activity March

https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=2416097

Period 3 40 minutes
Practice
Bb-A
Bb Major Scale
C Major Scale
Eb Major Scale
F Major Scale
Bopping Bb
Bopping C
National Anthem
School Song
Destiny Fanfare

Angel’s Amongst Us
https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=10908322

Listen to Activity March
https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=2416097

Jazz Band 40 minutes
Practice
Decoupage

Soft As Velvet

Hipper by the Dozen

Concert Band 40 minutes
Practice
Bb-A
Bb Major Scale
C Major Scale
Eb Major Scale
F Major Scale
Lip Slurs and Chromatics
Acclamations

Earth Song

Circus Days

Dear Jazz Band Students/Parents,

Saturday March 2nd we are going to attend the Indiana State School Music Association Jazz Festival at Carroll High in Fort Wayne. We perform at 1:35pm. Parent admission is $6. Cost for our students to ride the bus and help cover the contest entry fee is $20 per student. The $20 needs to be paid by each cadet in Jazz Band by March 1st. Cadets will wear their dress blues and need to bring money to eat two meals.

Schedule:
8:30am-Arrive at APA
8:30am-9am-Load Equipment-Remember your instrument, mutes, music, tuners, uniform (dress blues)
9:00am-Depart APA
10:30am-Arrive at Carroll High School
10:30am-10:50am-Unload Equipment/Go to Homeroom
12:15pm-Get dressed
12:45pm-Meet in Homeroom
1:00pm-Head to Warm Up
1:05pm-1:30pm-Warm Up
1:35pm-Performance
3:00pm-Depart Carroll High School
3:15pm-4:45pm-Eat lunch
5:00pm-Depart Fort Wayne
6:30pm-6:40pm-Unload Bus, Clean Bus, Put Away Equipment, Straighten up Band Room. 6:40pm-Parents pick up Cadets

Carroll High School
3701 Carroll Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46818

Thank you for your support of the APA Jazz Ensemble!
Aaron King

Dear Jazz Band Students/Parents,

Saturday February 9th we are going to attend the Pendleton Jazz Festival. We perform at 11:20am. Parent admission is $6. Cost for our students to ride the bus and help cover the contest entry fee is $20 per student. The $20 needs to be paid by each cadet in Jazz Band by February 8th. Cadets will wear their dress blues and need to bring concession stand money.

Schedule:
8:00am-Arrive at APA
8:00am-8:30am-Load Equipment-Remember your instrument, mutes, music, tuners, uniform (dress blues)
8:30am-Depart APA
8:55am-Arrive at Pendleton Heights
8:55am-9:10am-Unload Equipment/Go to Homeroom
9:10am-10:30am-Get dressed, eat breakfast, walk around and get familiar with the auditorium.
10:30am-Meet in Homeroom
10:50am-Head to Warm Up
10:55am-11:15am-Warm Up
11:20am-Performance
11:45am-12:10pm-Clinic
12:20pm-3:00pm-Return to Auditorium to watch bands, go to clinics, and eat lunch in cafeteria.
3:00pm-3:30pm-Return to Homeroom, Change Clothes, and Load Bus
3:45pm-Depart Pendleton
4:15pm-Retrun to APA
4:15pm-4:30pm-Unload Bus, Clean Bus, Put Away Equipment, Straighten up Band Room. 4:30pm-Parents pick up Cadets

If you want to return to Pendleton for the night show with your parents to watch the University of Indianapolis, and The Director’s Jazz Orchestra please let me know and I will get you free tickets. The Night show is from 7pm-8:30pm.

Directions to Pendleton
Start out going west on W 29th St toward Delaware St.
Turn left onto Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd/IN-9 Bus. Continue to follow IN-9 Bus.
Stay straight to go onto IN-9/IN-67/Pendleton Ave. Continue to follow IN-9/IN-67.
Turn left onto Angle Rd.
Turn left onto Arabian Dr.
1 Arabian Dr, Pendleton, IN 46064-9003, 1 ARABIAN DR is on the left.

Thank you for your support of the APA Jazz Ensemble!
Aaron King