Events

Hellgate Bands   2015-16 Performance Dates

Date Event Group(s) Involved CALL TIME/Location Performance Time/ Location
Friday, September 18, 2015 Marching Band - Pep Band in the STANDS vs. Billings West (transportation provided) Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Drumline (Concert Band volunteers) 2:30 PM/Band Room 4:00 PM/ MCPS Stadium
Saturday, September 26, 2015 Marching Band – UM Homecoming Parade? Downtown(Access to HHS) ALL BAND MEMBERS Time TBA 10:00 AM /Dwntwn Msla
Sunday, September 27, 2015 Marching Band REHEARSAL - MCPS Stadium  ALL BAND MEMBERS 4:00 - 6:00 PM MCPS Stadium
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Marching Band Performance @ Hellgate Bonfire ALL BAND MEMBERS (musicianship) TBA - Riverbowl TBA - Riverbowl
Friday, October 02, 2015 HOMECOMING Half-time rehearsal/performance (transportation provided) ALL BAND MEMBERS TBA - Band Room 7:30 PM / MCPS Stadium
Wed. - Fri., October 14 - 16, 2015 All-State Band, Orchestra and Choir - Billings, MT Auditioned members only 11:30 AM - Wed. Friday - 7:00 PM/Billings
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 Hellgate Jazz Band Concert  (with small ensemble special guests) Jazz Band (Wind Ensemble small ensembles, Symphonic Band concert tech. crew) 7:00 PM/Band Room 7:30 PM/Auditorium
Thursday, October 29, 2015 WMS 8th Band w/Hellgate Wind Ensemble (Concert Tech. Crew) Wind Ensemble 6:30 PM/Band Room 7:00 PM/ Auditorium
Thursday, December 10, 2015 Hellgate Bands Holiday Concert (Concert Band, Symphonic, Jazz and Wind Ensemble) ALL BAND MEMBERS 7:00 PM/Band Room 7:30 PM/Auditorium
Friday, December 18, 2015 Hellgate Holiday Assembly Upper Gym Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band 8:30 AM/Band Room 9:30 AM/ Upper Gym
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Saxophone Summit - Solos and Ensembles Auditorium (Concert Tech. Crew) Small Ensembles and Saxophonists 6:30 PM/Band Room 7:00 PM/Auditorium
Thursday, February 04, 2016 Jazz Collaboration Concert (Concert Tech. Crew) Jazz Band 6:30 PM/Band Room 7:00 PM/Auditorium
Saturday, February 20, 2016 Hellgate Jazz "Swing for a Knight" Concert UPPER GYM (Concert Tech. Crew) Jazz Band 6:00 PM TWO SHOWS?
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 UM Concert Band Festival? @ UM Concert Band and Symphonic Band TBA - Band Room TBA - UM Music
Sunday, February 28, 2016 AA Band Festival @ Kalispell  Wind Ensemble TBA - Band Room Travel to Kalispell
Monday, February 29, 2016 AA Band Festival @ Kalispell  Wind Ensemble All Day - Kalispell Concert 7:00 PM
Friday, March 18, 2016 UM Jazz Festival Jazz Band All Day - UM Music TBD - concert at 7:30 PM
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Hellgate Bands - Pre-District Concert (Concert Tech. Crew) Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band 7:00 PM/Band Room 7:30 PM/Auditorium
Thursday, April 14, 2016 District 2 Music Festival - Large Ensemble performances  ALL BAND MEMBERS TBA - Band Room TBA - Hellgate
Friday, April 15, 2016 District 2 Music Festival Solos and Small Ensembles (Piano and Strings only) ALL BAND MEMBERS - Volunteer TBA - Band Room TBA - Hellgate
Saturday, April 16, 2016 District 2 Music Festival Solos and Small Ensembles (plus Jazz Band performance) ALL BAND MEMBERS - Volunteer TBA - Band Room TBA - Hellgate
  CANCELLED - Friday, April 22, 2016 Innocent Bystanders Brass Band @ MAI  (at Hellgate) Brass Band TBA - Band Room TBA - Hellgate
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 University of Montana Wind Ensemble with Hellgate Wind Ensemble Wind Ensemble  7:00 PM - UM Music Building 7:30 PM - University Theater
Friday, May 06, 2016 State Music Festival @ Helena, MT Solos & Small Ens.from District Festival TBA TBA - Helena
Saturday, May 07, 2016 State Music Festival @ Helena, MT Solos & Small Ens.from District Festival TBA TBA - Helena
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Hellgate 35th Annual POPS Concert Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band 6:30 PM/Band Room 7:00 PM/Upper Gym
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Hellgate Concert & Symphonic Band - Final Concert Auditorium (Concert Tech. Crew) Concert Band and Symphonic Band 7:00 PM/Band Room 7:30 PM/Auditorium
Thursday, May 26, 2016 Hellgate Band Banquet LOWER GYM - ALL HELLGATE BAND FAMILIES ALL band members and families 5:45 PM/Lower Gym 6:00 PM/Lower Gym
Thursday, May 26, 2016 Hellgate Band - Senior Concert Auditorium (Concert Tech. Crew) Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band 8:00 PM/ Band Room 8:00 PM/Auditorium
Saturday, June 04, 2016 Hellgate Graduation ALL BAND MEMBERS 2:30 PM/UM Dahlberg 3:00 PM/ UM Dahlberg
 

2016 Hellgate All-State Recording Schedule

Tuesday, June 7
3:30 - 4:00 – Olivia Quintero
4:00 - 4:30 – Kenzie Nash
4:30 – 5:00 – Grace Ravesloot
5:00 – 5:30 – Carolyn Graham
5:30 – 6:00 – Xaivier GunHammer
6:00 – 6:30 – William Janczewski
6:30 – 7:00 – Daynen Clouse
7:00 – 7:30 – John Ruediger
7:30 – 8:00 –Claire and Billy
 
Wednesday, June 8
12:30 – 1:00 – Connor Rogers
1:00 – 1:30 – Brooke Riley
1:30 – 2:00 – Meredith Walker
2:00 – 2:30 – Hannah Gass
2:30 – 3:00 – Cade Donovan
3:00 - 3:30 – Katrina Liston
3:30 - 4:00 –
4:00 - 4:30 – Rivers Perry
4:30 – 5:00 – Steeton Wilsonoff
5:00 – 5:30 – Alexandria Pauldine
5:30 – 6:00 – Rachel Schubert
6:00 – 6:30 – Natasha Crepeau
6:30 – 7:00 – Ally Fradkin
7:00 – 7:30 – Sophia Richter
7:30 – 8:00 – Blake Dahlen
 
Thursday, June 9
12:30-1:00 –Emily Gmeiner
1:00 – 1:30 – Ethan Slater
1:30 – 2:00 – McKinley Biddulph
2:00 – 2:30 –Hannah J. Mikesell
2:30 – 3:00 –Moira McBurney
3:00 - 3:30 –Noah Skrivseth
3:30 – 4:00 – Ben Elmer
4:00 – 4:30 - Ella Brinkman
4)30 – 5:00 – Llywnn Clark-Gaynor
5:00 – 5:30 – Jarrett Bowman
 
 
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2016 Trip Proposal - we have been invited to be one of 16 bands featured during the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor.  I am requesting families take a look at the list of activities and events and let me know (via feedback form) if they are interested in committing to being involved with this event.  This is just a skeleton itinerary, but gives you an idea of the number of performances AND other educational opportunities we will have while we are there.  My cost guideline is $1850 - 2150/person (depending on air fare).
 
Trip payment schedule:

Payment # 1 and 2 (deposit and 2nd payment) due Wed., November 4: $200

Payment # 3 due Wed., Feb. 3, 2016: $200

Payment # 4 due:  Wed., April 6, 2016: $200

Payment # 5 due: Wed., June 1, 2016: $200

Payment # 6 due: Wed., Sept. 7th: $689

Payment #7 due: Wed., Oct. 5th: $200

Payment #8 due: Wed., Nov. 7th: $300

 
HELLGATE HIGH SCHOOL – PEARL HARBOR MEMORIAL PARADE
COMMEMORATING THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF PEARL HARBOR
 
December 4, 2016 - Arrival
·         Depart US Mainland - Arrive in Honolulu
·         Meet your Local tour escort at the airport baggage claim
·         Transfer via private motor coach to the hotel in Waikiki
·         Check in Spend a relaxing evening on Waikiki Beach
December 5 – Circle Island Tour
·         Breakfast provided
·         Morning exchange concert with a local school – possible picnic lunch
·         Diamond Head Hike
·         Continue on a circle Island tour where you will see Pali Lookout, Dole Plantation, North Shore Beaches and the World famous Banzi Pipeline, Waimea Bay and Sunset Beach
·         Visit to the Macadamia Nut Farm for an island cooking demonstration with Chief Sielu
·         Return to Waikiki for evening and overnight
·         Dinner on own
December 6 – Pearl Harbor visit
·         Breakfast provided
·         Morning clinic at the University of Hawaii
·         Depart to Pearl Harbor. Visit Museum, view 22 minute documentary, board Navy
·         Launch to USS Arizona Memorial
·         After tour of Pearl Harbor, board trolleys from the USS Bowfin to Ford Island
·         Visit the USS Missouri
·         American Musical Salute Tribute Performance at the USS Missouri or Arizona Memorial Visitors Center
·         Group Picture at Pearl Harbor
·         Return to Hotel - Dinner on own then evening to explore the famous International Market Place
December 7 – Pearl Harbor Parade
·         Breakfast provided
·         Morning Concert at the Waikiki Shell featuring parade bands in a concert setting
·         Return to hotel to prepare for the evening parade.
·         3 pm Gather at Fort DeRussy
·         Opening Ceremony Performance
·         6 pm Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade down Kalakaua Ave. inWaikiki.
·         Parade will end at Kapiolani Park
·         Post Parade Picnic. - Return to hotel for overnight
December 8 – PCC
·         Breakfast provided
·         Performance workshop and clinic with the Marine Band
·         (pending confirmation –courtesy of the Marine Band)
·         Lunch on own
·         Transfer to Polynesian
·         Cultural Center. Enjoy the seven Polynesian villages
·         Pageant of the Long Canoes
·         Buffet Dinner at Polynesian Cultural Center –
·         Feature Performance at PCC
·         Spectacular HA: The Breath of Life evening show
December 9 - Departure
·         Breakfast provided
·         Morning to spend in Waikiki for optional activities such as snorkeling
·         Check out of your hotel
·         Meet bus for transfer to the airport
·         Depart for the Mainland
December 10
·         Arrive home

Aren't we sooooooo blessed to have these amazing opportunities?