Zero Hour Memo

Dear Band Family,

Please read the below message from Mr. Quenon.

On Jan 30, 2015, at 2:48 PM, Quenon, Greg <> wrote:

All Zero Hour classes will be canceled if we are on a delayed schedule.  There is a winter storm warning  for this Sunday evening and this information was shared with me this afternoon.  Please communicate this information to your students this afternoon if possible.

Have a great weekend!

Gregory E. Quenon
Henry Clay High School
2100 Fontaine Road
Lexington, KY 40502

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Lab Band cancelled tomorrow morning

Dear Band Family,  Lab Band is cancelled tomorrow morning due to All-District Jazz Bands  rehearsing at HC.

Feel free to come out to support the All-District Jazz Bands in concert Saturday at 11:00 AM in the HC theater!

Looking forward to seeing our students rehearse and perform with the bands!

Sincerely,  Bill Kite

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2 Hour Delay today: HC WILL have 0 Hour Jazz Rehearsals

Dear Band Family,  There is a 2 hour delay from school today. Henry Clay HS 0 Hour classes continue normally so BOTH Jazz Ensemble and Lab Band WILL rehearse at 9:30 AM.

Thanks,  Bill Kite

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All-District Audition Times and Info

Dear HC Band Family, Welcome Back!  I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays and spent some well deserved time with friends and family!

Big THANKS to all of those who continued working Bingo over the break!  Our program never stops :-) and similar to the summer months, it is important that everyone continues to contribute so everyone has a GREAT band experience!

We have a very busy spring so please be sure you are connected to our band calendar at

There will be some amazing performances and opportunities that you will not want to miss!

We jump right back in and have All-District Band Auditions THIS week on Thursday at Tates Creek High School.  Please see the below message from the coordinator.

From the coordinator:

[Click Link] Below are the auditions times for your students for Thursday night at Tates Creek High School.  Please make sure you read the following…

HC 2015 All-District Audition Times

*Arrive early, there will undoubtedly be cancellations/no shows

*If they have overlapping times with multiple auditions, go to earliest time or concert band audition first, then take a little time and make your way to the second audition or jazz audition

I have attached [Click Link Above] an Excel spreadsheet of audition times for your review.  Please check to make sure you are able to attend either the concert band and/or jazz band All-District Band weekends (last 2 weekends in January) if you are auditioning should you be selected!  Please be prepared and good luck!

Sincerely,  BILL KITE  DIRECTOR OF BANDS  HENRY CLAY HIGH SCHOOL  (859) 381-3441  Follow on Twitter @henryclayband Remind 101- Text @henryclayh to 81010

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Jazz Ensemble Fall Final Exam

Dear Jazz Ensemble Family,  Click link below for the 2014 Fall Final Exam instructions as covered in class today.  Please read and follow all directions carefully.  Please note the days on which rehearsals and final exams will actually occur for the wind players.  You are responsible for making sure you attend the appropriate rehearsal and final exam date.  Rhythm section members MUST be present to accompany each horn player each day (this Thurs. & Fri. next Mon. & Tues.)  This will be factored into rhythm section member grades since the accompaniment does not require as much preparation as the written line for the horn players.

2014 HCJE Final Exam FALL

Thanks to all for a great semester!  We have an exciting spring planned!  Please be diligent about your preparation for the final and have a strong finish to the semester!

Sincerely,  BILL KITE  DIRECTOR OF BANDS  HENRY CLAY HIGH SCHOOL  (859) 381-3441  Follow on Twitter @henryclayband Remind 101- Text @henryclayh to 81010

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All State Jazz Results!

Dear Band Family,  Congratulations to the following students on being selected to the 2015 All State Jazz Ensembles!!!

Zac Byrd- lead trumpet Jazz Ensemble I

Noah Tolson- lead trombone Jazz Ensemble I

Tyler Rosenkrantz- lead trumpet Jazz Ensemble II

Cassadi Cordea- split lead trumpet Jazz Ensemble II

Thanks to all who auditioned as it is a long process that requires a great time and energy commitment!

Sincerely,  Bill Kite

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All State Jazz Results Delayed

Dear Band Family,  The All State Jazz Audition results are delayed as the organizers are working out a few issues.

I apologize for the delay. I will pass along any news as soon as I know anything.

Thank you for your patience.  Sincerely,  Bill Kite

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