HOT NEWS FROM JIM!!!

HAVE I GOT NEWS FOR YOU!!!! THIS IS A “B” WEEK. JAIME IS ENJOYING FLORIDA AND WILL NOT BE RETURNING TO COLD BUT SUNNY OHIO IN TIME TO BE WITH US UNTIL NEXT MONDAY, MAY 17TH. THEREFORE, BOTH F.E.C. LIVE REHEARSALS ( tonight May 10th and Thursday, May 13th) MAY BE JOINED AT 6:30 VIRTUALLY. YEP! THEY ARE BOTH LIVE REHEARSALS BUT YOU CAN JOIN US ON MY PERSONAL LINK# 820 030 2594 WITH PASSCODE Fenmo AT 6:30. CONNIE IS BEGINNING TONIGHT TO PASS OUT NEW MUSIC. ATTENDING THESE TWO LIVE REHEARSALS HAS THAT BENEFIT AS WELL! SO IF YOU ARE SIMPLY STOPPING IN TO PICK UP YOUR PART YOU HAVE THE OPTION TO JOIN US LIVE AS WELL. COME ON UP AND PLAY! THESE REHEARSALS ARE OPEN TO ANYONE NO MATTER WHAT PART OF INSTRUMENT YOU PLAY! COME ON IN BOTH NIGHTS!

ALL PLAYER PLEASE BRING YOUR MUSIC FOR “THE WILLIAM TELL OVERTURE” AND OUR “NATIONAL ANTHEM”WITH EVERYTHING YOU HAVE RECEIVED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. STRING PLAYER WILL RECEIVE THESE W.T. PARTS STARTING ON THURSDAY.

OUR PERCUSSIONIST ARE PRESENTLY RECORDING A NEW SELECTION THAT WILL SOON BE POSTED ON OUR YouTube CHANNEL AT THE END OF THIS WEEK. CHECK IT OUT!!

THOSE OF YOU HAVING SITUATIONS WITH UNDERSTANDING OR USING YOUR PHONES AND COMPUTERS SO THAT YOU CAN BE PART OF OUR VIRTUAL CONCERTS NOW HAVE A CHANCE TO JOIN THE FUN! WE WILL BE OFFERING HELP SESSIONS ON SATURDAY MORNINGS MAY 22ND, MAY 29TH AND ON JUNE 5TH AT THE CENTRAL INSTRUMENT STORE 739 PORTAGE TRAIL RD., IN CUYHOGA FALLS. OUR OWN ISKINDER ARSANO, (saxophone) HAS HELP MANY OF US LEARN TO ENJOY PREPARING, RECORDING, AND E-MAILING THESE TRACKS. EVEN IF YOU HAVE NOT YET REGISTERED TO BE PART OF OUR NEXT “RAIDERS MARCH” VIRTUAL PERFORMANCE IT’S NOT TO LATE!!! PLEASE CONTACT INSKINDER AT iya2@zips.uakron.edu OR PHONE 234.716.0400. HE WILL BE VERY HAPPY TO MAKE A SATURDAY MORNING APPOINTMENT WITH UYOU!!!

I AM SOOOOOOOOOOOO EXCITED TO MAKE THIS FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE DAY!! WE ARE IN THE LAST STAGES OF ORGANIZING OUR SUMMER OUTDOOR CONCERT SERIES! THESE CONCERT WILL BE HOSTED BY FIVE NEIGHBORHOOD CHURCHES IN OUR AREA ON SUNDAYS THROUGHOUT THE MONTHS OF JUNE, JULY, AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER. WE WILL BEGIN ON JUNE 13TH WITH A DRESS REHEARSAL AT THE JOHNSON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN NORTON. THIS REHEARSAL WILL BE A CELEBRATION OF OUR CONCERT RESTART OHIO PROGRAM. AS ALWAYS WE WILL HONOR THE “SAFE RESPONSIBLE RESTART” PROCEDURES OUTLINED BY THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AT ALL OF THESE EVENTS. MORE INFO WILL COME TO YOU SOON!! FOR NOW, PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR 6:00 SUNDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 13TH!! I CAN’T WAIT TO PERFORM WITH ALL OF YOU!!