Stambaugh Youth Concert Band Member Blog

Rehearsal Reminder for 2-7

SYCB Members,

Thank you for a great rehearsal this past Tuesday evening, and thank you to those students participating in the SYCB Jazz Ensemble. It is exciting to have this band start.

Below is the schedule for Tuesday, February 7. As always, your attendance is crucial for the success of the ensemble, and please communicate any absences with us.

Rehearsal Schedule for February 7, 2023
(subject to change)

5:00-5:45pm: Jazz Band
6:00-8:30pm: Sectionals. Please see the display at the entrance of the building to find your location as it may be different than last semester’s location.

Percussion: Please be ready with your parts for the percussion ensemble. We will begin rehearsing it on Tuesday.

Have a great week and we look forward to seeing you on Tuesday evening!

Mr. Husosky, Dr. Ferguson, Mr. Sensabaugh

 

Rehearsal Reminder for 1-31

SYCB Members,

Thank you again for a very productive rehearsal last Tuesday evening. As a reminder, please communicate any absences with us. Your attendance is critical for the success of the ensemble.

We will be starting the SYCB Jazz Ensemble on Tuesday, January 31 beginning at 5:00pm in the Concert Hall. We are excited for this new opportunity! Please bring your instrument (drum set, guitar, etc) and any amps or other gear that you need for those instruments if it applies.

Rehearsal Schedule for January 31, 2023
(subject to change)
 

5:00-6:00: Jazz Ensemble rehearsal
6:00-6:10: Announcements/Warm-Ups/Tune
6:10-6:35: Chaminade Flute Concerto featuring Anna Joy
6:35-6:50: Cenotaph
6:50-7:20: Song for Lyndsay
7:30-7:45: Champion Spirit March
7:45-8:30: Longford Legend, Mambo Perro Loco

Have a great week and we look forward to seeing you on Tuesday evening!

Mr. Husosky, Dr. Ferguson, Mr. Sensabaugh

 

Rehearsal Reminder for 1-24

SYCB Members,

Thank you again for a great and productive rehearsal this past week. As a reminder, please communicate any absences with us during this busy time of year. Your attendance is crucial!

Please click here to fill out the SYCB Jazz Ensemble interest form. We look forward to getting started!

Rehearsal Schedule for January 24, 2023
(subject to change)
 

6:00-6:15: Announcements/Warm-Ups
6:15-6:40: Chaminade Flute Concerto featuring Anna Joy
6:40-7:05: Cenotaph
7:05-7:25: Song for Lyndsay
7:35-7:50: Champion Spirit March
7:50-8:30: Longford Legend, Mambo Perro Loco

Have a great week and we look forward to seeing you on Tuesday evening!

Mr. Husosky, Dr. Ferguson, Mr. Sensabaugh

 

Rehearsal Reminder for 1-17

SYCB Members,

Thank you for a great rehearsal last week. Please communicate any absences with us, as it is a busy time of year.

Please click here to fill out the SYCB Jazz Ensemble interest form. We look forward to getting started!

Rehearsal Schedule for January 17, 2023
(subject to change)
 

6:00-6:10: Warm-Ups
6:10-6:30: Champion Spirit
6:30-6:50: Song for Lyndsay
6:50-7:25: Cenotaph
7:35-8:30: Longford Legend, Mambo Perro Loco

Have a great week and we look forward to seeing you on Tuesday evening!

Mr. Husosky, Dr. Ferguson, Mr. Sensabaugh

 

Rehearsal Reminder for 1-10

Welcome back and thank you for a GREAT first rehearsal! As always, your attendance is critical for the success of the ensemble. Remember to please communicate absences with us at sycb@stambaughauditorium.com. Attached is the information packet with a detailed rehearsal schedule and concert dates for the Spring semester.

Next week, our rehearsal will end at 8:00 pm to allow time for Senior Solo auditions. Please communicate this to your rides for pick up.

We will hold senior solo auditions on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 8:00 pm following SYCB rehearsal. An accompanist is not required for senior solo auditions, but it does help if there is one. Please make sure there is a band arrangement of the accompaniment for your solo as well. Please schedule your senior solo audition by calling 330-747-5175.

Included in this post is the rehearsal schedule as well as audio for the repertoire. Please listen to these to become more familiar with the music and your individual parts. 

Rehearsal Schedule for January 11, 2023
(subject to change)
 
  • 6:00-6:10: Warm-Ups
  • 6:10-6:30: Champion Spirit
  • 6:30-6:50: Song for Lyndsay
  • 6:50-7:15: Cenotaph
  • 7:15-7:55: Longford Legend, Mambo Perro Loco


Have a great week and we look forward to seeing you on Tuesday evening!

Mr. Husosky, Dr. Ferguson, Mr. Sensabaugh

 

SYCB Spring 2023 Reminders

Reminder:

We will resume rehearsals on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

We will hold senior solo auditions on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 8:00 pm following SYCB rehearsal. An accompanist is not required for senior solo auditions, but it does help if there is one. Please make sure there is a band arrangement of the accompaniment for your solo as well. Please schedule your senior solo audition by calling 330-747-5175.

Attached is the informational packet that was passed out at the beginning of the Fall semester for your reference. This includes the schedule for the Spring semester. If you have not turned in a personnel form, please do so on January 3. Dues of $85 per student / per school year are also due if they have not already been paid.

Finally, if you know of someone who would be a good addition to the band, please have them contact us at sycb@stambaughauditorium.com or by calling 330-747-5175 to schedule an audition on January 3 between 5:00 pm and 5:40 pm.

We hope you have a wonderful and safe holiday season! We look forward to seeing you all again on January 3rd for the beginning of an exciting Spring semester.

Mr. Husosky, Dr. Ferguson, Mr. Sensabaugh

Fall 2022 Wrap Up

Good morning SYCB members!

Thank you for a FANTASTIC performance Tuesday night! We are so proud of your hard work and dedication this semester in preparing a demanding program in a short amount of time. Congratulations!

Looking ahead, our first rehearsal back will be on Tuesday, January 3, 2023 from 6:00-8:30pm. Students auditioning for the Senior Solo will do so on Tuesday, January 10, beginning at 8:00pm. A reminder that solos need to have a band accompaniment available for the band to perform. Students may, use a piano accompanist for the audition. Please let us know if you have any questions regarding the senior solo.

Lastly, if you know of any students who would be interested in joining the SYCB for the Spring semester, we would love to have them. Please have them send an email to sycb@stambaughauditorium.com. They will need to audition on January 3rd before the first rehearsal.

There is an exciting Spring semester planned, with great music. We hope that you all have a great holiday season! See you in 2023.

Mr. Husosky, Dr. Ferguson, Mr. Sensabaugh

Dress Rehearsal Reminder

SYCB Members,

This is a reminder that tonight is our dress rehearsal from 6:00-8:30pm. We are very proud of your hard work and progress in the short amount of time that we have rehearsed together. Attendance is mandatory, and please note that you do not need to “dress up” for this rehearsal.

Concert: Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 15th. Arrival time is at 6:00pm, followed by a light rehearsal/tuning/final logistics. The performance will begin at 7:30pm. Please encourage family members and guests to purchase tickets online ahead of time to reduce the amount of time spent in line at the box office before the performance.

Concert Dress:

Gentlemen: White long sleeve dress shirt, black necktie (no bowties), black jacket optional, black pants, black shoes, black socks. No colorful ties, no patterned ties permitted.

Ladies: All black; (please be mindful of your placement on the stage)

Thank you all again for your hard work and dedication this semester! We look forward to seeing you tonight.

Mr. Husosky, Dr. Ferguson, Mr. Sensabaugh

 

Rehearsal Reminder for 11-8

SYCB Members, 

Thank you all for another productive rehearsal on Tuesday!

This Tuesday, November 8, will be our final rehearsal of the fall semester. We are very proud of your hard work and progress in the short amount of time that we have rehearsed together. 

Our concert Dress Rehearsal will be on MONDAY, November 14th, from 6:00-8:30pm. Attendance is mandatory, and please note that you do not need to “dress up” for this rehearsal.

Concert: Tuesday, November 15. Arrival time will be at 6:00pm, followed by a light rehearsal and tuning. The performance will begin at 7:30pm. Please encourage family members and guests to purchase tickets online ahead of time to reduce the amount of time spent in line at the box office the night of the performance. 

Tickets: https://www.stambaughauditorium.com/events/stambaugh-youth-concert-band-fall-2022-concert/

 

Concert Dress:

Gentlemen: White long sleeve dress shirt, black necktie (no bowties), black jacket optional, black pants, black shoes, black socks. No colorful ties, no patterned ties permitted.

Ladies: All black; (please be mindful of your placement on the stage)

A reminder that your attendance every week is crucial for the success of the ensemble. Please communicate any conflicts with us. Remember, the goal of rehearsal is to learn how your part fits into the greater. Included in this email is the rehearsal schedule as well as a direct link to a blog post that contains audio for the repertoire. Please listen to these to become more familiar with the music, along with how your individual part fits into the greater.

Below is the schedule for Tuesday, November 8. We will be rehearsing in concert order. We look forward to seeing you then!


Rehearsal Schedule for November 8, 2022 (subject to change)

6:00-6:15: Warm-Ups/Tuning
6:15-6:25: Opening Sequence addressed/band tuning from Clarinet on podium addressed; Drum Roll/National Anthem
6:25-6:45: Choose Joy
6:45-7:25: Hobbits
BREAK
7:35-7:50: Safely Rest
7:50-8:20: Into the Raging River
8:20-8:28: The Thunderer
8:28-8:30: Announcements/Reminders

Mr. Husosky, Dr. Ferguson, and Mr. Sensabaugh

Rehearsal Reminder for 11-1

SYCB Members, 

Thank you all for another great rehearsal on Tuesday!

A reminder that your attendance every week is crucial for the success of the ensemble. Please communicate any conflicts with us. Remember, the goal of rehearsal is to learn how your part fits into the greater. Included in this email is the rehearsal schedule as well as a direct link to a blog post that contains audio for the repertoire. Please listen to these to become more familiar with the music, along with how your individual part fits into the greater. 

Below is the schedule for Tuesday, November 1. We look forward to seeing you then!

Mr. Husosky, Dr. Ferguson, Mr. Sensabaugh

 
Rehearsal Schedule for November 1, 2022
  • 6:00-6:10: Warm-Ups/Tuning
  • 6:15-6:25: Safely Rest
  • 6:25-6:50: Into the Raging River
  • 6:50:-7:20: Choose Joy
  • BREAK
  • 7:30-8:10: Hobbits
  • 8:10-8:30: The Thunderer

Important Information

Student/Parent Meeting – 9/21/2020
Watch Below ⬇️

Looking for past blog posts? Click Here to be directed to the SYCB archived Blogspot page.