2014-2015 Calendar 

Items in red indicate a change in schedule.

Not yet scheduled:
Pit Orchestra rehearsals -February dates TBA

Band Council Meetings (at lunch, once or twice a month)

*Awards Voting

*Band Council Nominations

*Band Council Elections

*Drum Major Auditions

 *= during class

Key: SB = Symphonic Band  WE = Wind Ensemble PE = Percussion Ensemble  JE = Jazz Ensemble

 JL = Jazz Lab  SO = String Orchestra  PO = Pit Orchestra  ALL = All Musicians


August
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

 

 

 

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OPEN NOW - Western International Band Clinic (WIBC) Auditions  Online – 24/7

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Band Workshop Prep

Drum Majors, Band Council

10 am-4 pm

Band Room

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Marching Band Uniform fittings for all returning students (sophomores - seniors)

Band Workshop for All Students

3 pm-7 pm

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September
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

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All-State Auditions OPEN - Audition Online

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Pep Band @ Grant vs Sherwood
SB, WE, PE
Call: 3:15pm

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Band Boosters
Meeting

6:30pm
Band Room

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LATE OPENING

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October
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

 

 

1

Back to School Night
Wind Ensemble
Regular Attire

Call: 5:30pm

All-State Auditions CLOSE - Audition Online

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3

Pep Band @ Grant vs Lincoln
SB, WE, PE

Call: 2:45pm

Game: 4pm

 4

Band Boosters SSOJ Planning Meeting
All welcome!

Alameda Brewhouse
4pm
RVSP to Amy Geoffroy

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8

Fall Concert

All Bands

Call: 6:30pm

Curtain: 7pm

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NO SCHOOL

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Western International Band Clinic (WIBC) Auditions CLOSE – Auditions – Online – 24/7

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PICTURE DAY

All Bands

During Class

Performance Attire Required

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Pep Band @ Grant vs Sprague
SB, WE, PE
Call: 2:45pm 
Game: 3:30pm

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All-State/All- NW/WIBC Selection Notification

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Band Boosters Meeting
6:30pm

Band Room

Anaheim Trip
WE, JE Parent Meeting

7:15-8pm
Band Room

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Marching Rehearsal
SB, WE, PE, JL, JE

3:20-5pm

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Marching Rehearsal
SB, WE, PE, JL, JE

3:20-5pm

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NO SCHOOL

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NO SCHOOL

Pep Band @ Grant vs Madison
SB, WE, PE
Call: 2:10pm 
Game: 3pm

 


November
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

 

 

 

 

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Marching Rehearsal
SB, WE, PE

3:20-5pm

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7

Pep Band
6A playoffs in Albany
vs W. Albany
Call: 4 pm Band Room
Bus departs:
4:30 pm
Game time:
7 pm
Arrival back at Grant:
10:30 to 11:30 pm
(Check Facebook for Mr. McFadden's post)

Marching Rehearsal
SB, WE, PE

3:20-5pm

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Anaheim Trip
WE, JE
Payment #1 Due

Click for info

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NO SCHOOL

Marching Rehearsal @ Grant
SB, WE, PE
10am-2pm

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NO SCHOOL

Veterans Day Parade -
SB, WE, PE

8am call

Band Room
9:45am
-Parade begins
12:30 pm- Pizza Party for the Marching Band in the band room AFTER students turn in uniforms
Parade website

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Band Boosters Meeting
7pm

Theater Teacher Room L1 (near Band Room)

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Grant's 8th Grade Info Night
Auditorium
JE
Call: 5:30pm
Curtain: 6:10 pm

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Bake Sale at Beaumont's Fall Concert @GHS
Participating Wind and Jazz Ensemble students
GHS Lobby
Bake Sale: 6pm 
Concert:
6:30 pm

Jazz @ Tony Starlight’s 
JE
Call: 6:30pm Curtain: 7pm

CALL 503-517-8584
FOR RESERVATIONS

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Western International Band Clinic – selected participants – Seattle, WA, Times: TBA

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Western International Band Clinic – selected participants – Seattle, WA, Times: TBA

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Western International Band Clinic – selected participants – Seattle, WA, Times: TBA

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THANKSGIVING

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NO SCHOOL

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December
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

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Grantasia
All Day During School Rehearsal 
After School All Bands

8:15 am -3:15 pm

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Band Boosters Meeting
6:30pm

Band Room

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LATE OPENING

Grantasia
After School Rehearsal 
After School All Bands

3:30 pm-7pm

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Grantasia!

Call: 5:30 pm

Curtain: 7pm

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Winter Assembly
JE, WE, PE

Auditorium

Morning Assembly Schedule

ZOOLIGHTS
All Welcome (optional field trip)

5:45 pm Meet @Grant
Return: about 8:30pm

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WINTER BREAK

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WINTER BREAK

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WINTER BREAK

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WINTER BREAK

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WINTER BREAK

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WINTER BREAK

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WINTER BREAK

 

 

 


January
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

 

 

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WINTER BREAK

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WINTER BREAK

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6

Pep Band
@Grant vs Jefferson
SB, WE, PE
Call: 6 pm
Game: 7:30 pm

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Pep Band
@Grant vs Roosevelt
SB, WE, PE
Call: 6 pm
Game: 7:30 pm

Anaheim Trip
WE, JE Payment #2 Due

Click for info

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All-State Honor Ensembles
Eugene, OR
For selected participants
Time:TBA

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All-State Honor Ensembles
Eugene, OR
For selected participants
Time:TBA

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All-State Honor Ensembles
Eugene, OR
For selected participants
Time:TBA

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All-State Honor Ensembles
Eugene, OR
For selected participants
Time:TBA

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NO SCHOOL

20

Band Boosters Meeting
6:30pm
Band Room

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LATE OPENING

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Pep Band
@Grant vs Lincoln
SB, WE, PE
Call: 5:30 pm
1st Game: 6:30 pm
2nd Game: 8 pm

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NO SCHOOL

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Clark College Jazz Festival
Gaiser Hall
JE
Time: TBA


February
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

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TBD: Pit Orchestra begins in February

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6

Sweet Sound of Jazz Band  Fundraiser – JE, WE, JL, &
Volunteers 
Old Gym
Call:TBA
Curtain:
6:30pm

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Anaheim Trip
WE, JE Payment #3 Due

Click for info

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11

Grant Band Night
WE
Call: TBA

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Band Boosters Meeting
6:30pm
Band Room

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LATE OPENING

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PIL/OMEA District 1 Solo/Ensemble Competition
All Day
WE,PE,SB,SO
Call:TBA 


March
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

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2

TBD-
OSU Concert Band Festival
Corvallis

WE

Call: TBA

3

TBD-
OSU Concert Band Festival
Corvallis

WE

Call: TBA

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Anaheim Trip Final Payment Due
Click for info

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Northwest Invitational Concert Band Contest-
Clackamas Community College
Niemeyer Center
WE
Times: TBA

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Instrumental Jazz Festival-
Clackamas Community College 
Niemeyer Center
JE
Time: TBA

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Band Boosters Meeting
6:30pm
Band Room

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LATE OPENING

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Early Spring Concert

SB, JL, SO

Call: 6:30pm

Curtain: 7pm

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SPRING BREAK

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SPRING BREAK

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SPRING BREAK

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SPRING BREAK

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SPRING BREAK

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April
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

 

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Night Rehearsal
WE

5:15-6:30pm

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University of Portland Jazz Festival
Chiles Center
JE
Time: TBA

10

NO SCHOOL

TRIP
Anaheim, CA
WE, JE
Click for info

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TRIP
Anaheim, CA
WE, JE
Click for info

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TRIP
Anaheim, CA
WE, JE
Click for info

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TRIP
Anaheim, CA
WE, JE
Click for info

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LATE OPENING

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PIL Instrumental Music Festival
Cleveland HS WE,SO
Times: TBA 

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Band Boosters Meeting
6:30pm
Band Room

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MUSICAL
Grant
PO
Times: TBA

 

 


May
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

 

 

 

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MUSICAL
Grant
PO
Times: TBA

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MUSICAL
Grant
PO
Times: TBA

OSAA State Solo Competition
Lewis & Clark College
Selected participants
Times: TBA

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MUSICAL
Grant
PO
Times: TBA

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MUSICAL
Grant
PO
Times: TBA

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MUSICAL
Grant
PO
Times: TBA

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If Qualified - State Band Competition

OSU

LaSells Stewart Center

Times:TBA

Click here for

location and schedule info

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Band Boosters Meeting
6:30pm
Band Room

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LATE OPENING

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D.C. al Fine Concert
All Bands
Call: 6:30pm
Curtain: 7pm

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ALL 2015-16 Applications for Band Council and Drum Major Due

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June
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

TBD-
GRADUATION
Memorial Coliseum
SB, WE

Call: TBA (pm @ Grant)

Curtain:TBA

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The Coda: Awards Night
All bands attend
Call: 6:30pm (WE only)
Curtain: 7pm

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LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

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