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Latest News for the 2012 Lighthouse Brigade

from Rex Rukavina - Director



A New Brigade Season Is Starting!!!

Recruitment Night - Thursday, March 15th @ Mitchell Middle School (7pm) - enter door "K" off of Mitchell Street

Camp #1

Saturday, March 17th (9-5) & Sunday, March 18th (1-6) @ Gifford Elementary

Camp #2

Saturday, March 31st (9-5) & Sunday, April 1st (1-6) @ Gifford Elementary

Camp #3

Saturday, April 28th (9-5) & Sunday, April 29th (1-6) @ Gifford Elementary

Camp #4

Saturday, May 19th (9-5) & Sunday, May 20th (1-6) @ Gifford Elementary

Mini-Camp (@ Gifford Elementary

Saturday, May 26th (9-9) + Booster Dinner!

Sunday, May 27th (1-6) + Parent Concert

Monday, May 28th (8-Noon) + Memorial Day Parade

Camp #5

Saturday, June 2nd (9-5) & Sunday, June 3rd (1-6) @ Gifford Elementary

- All camps are held at Gifford Elementary School - 8332 Northwestern Ave.

- There is a "Show-And-Tell" for parents each Sunday of camp at 5:15

- For these camps - all members should bring:

instrument/flags/equipment, comfortable clothes/shoes (for marching), lunch (Saturdays), water, snacks, a friend who may want to join, and a positive attitude!



2012 MACBDA TOUR

Monday, June 11th - Load all equipment at Gifford (Noon), leave for Band Camp

Tuesday, June 12th - Sunday, June 17th - Band Camp in Clintonville, WI

Monday, June 18th - Camp, leave for Racine, arrive by dinnertime

Tuesday, June 19th - Picture Day/Rehearsal at Case HS (9-9)

Wednesday, June 20th - Rehearsal at Case HS (9-9)

Thursday, June 21st - Rehearsal at Case HS (9-9) Picture Day (Rain Date)

Friday, June 22nd - Rehearsal at Case HS, show in Milwaukee, WI

Saturday, June 23rd - Rehearsal at Case HS, show in Fort Atkinson, WI

Sunday, June 24th - Rehearsal at Case HS, show in Oregon, WI

Monday, June 25th - OFF

Tuesday, June 26th - Rehearsal at Case HS (9-5)

Wednesday, June 27th - Rehearsal at Case HS (9-5)

Thursday, June 28th - Rehearsal at Case HS, show in Janesville, WI overnight in Mukwonago, WI

Friday, June 29th - Rehearsal and show in Mukwonago, WI

Saturday, June 30th - Rehearsal at Case HS , show in Greendale, WI

Sunday, July 1st - Rehearsal and HOME SHOW!! Case HS and Hammes Field

Monday, July 2nd - OFF

Tuesday, July 3rd - Rehearsal at Case HS (9-5)

Wednesday, July 4th - Racine/New Berlin parades

Thursday, July 5th - OFF

Friday, July 6th - Rehearsal at Case HS, show in Whitewater, WI

Saturday, July 7th - Rehearsal at Case HS, show in Sun Prairie, WI

Sunday, July 8th - OFF pack for MI Tour

Monday, July 9th - Travel to Traverse City, MI

Tuesday, July 10th - Rehearsal/Free Time

Wednesday, July 11th - Rehearsal/Prelims in Traverse City, MI

Thursday, July 12th - Rehearsal Day

Friday, July 13th - MACBDA Finals Traverse City, MI

Saturday, July 14th - Cherry Royale Parade, Free Time, Fireworks!

Sunday, July 15th - Mackinac Island

Monday, July 16th - Travel to Racine, WI

Tuesday, July 17th - Recording session at Case/Clean up/Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, July 18th - Pack up equipment at Gifford



Next Band Booster Meeting:

Tuesday, March 13th @ 6:30pm in the Mitchell Middle School Library

Enter door "K" off of Mitchell Street, go right up the stairs and down the hall to the library. All Junior and Senior Brigade parents are welcome and encouraged to attend booster meetings!!!


Rex's Blog is now online!!

The "Rex Blog" (the official director's blog) is now online! Visit often to see how the Brigade is doing during off-season rehearsals and on tour!

Click on the link below to view and/or add comments!

The Rex Blog


Do you have something to say? Do You have a question? Click on the link below to get to the Brigade Message Board!!

Click here for the Lighthouse Brigade Message Board



Last Updated: 3 - 11 - 12

Check out these Brigade related links!

Lighthouse Brigade Web Site
Mid-American Competing Band Director's Association (MACBDA) Web Site

Email: sutarex@wi.rr.com