February 21 - Pre-festival concert for Chamber Winds and the Wind Ensemble from 7 to 9 p.m. in the PHS Cafeteria.
February 22 - Miles Davis Ensemble parent concert - 6 to 7:00 p.m. at Plymouth
February 24 - Jazz bands will have a community performance at the Canton Public Library from 2:30 - 3:30
On the road and out of town:
Feb. 15 - 17: Winterguard will compete at the WGI Indy Regional.
Feb. 16 - 17: Winter Percussion will compete at the WGI Dayton Regional.
Feb. 23 - 24 - the Miles Davis Jazz Ensemble will perform at the Essentially Ellington in Cincinnati
Feb. 23 Winter Percussion and Winterguard will compete at the MCGC Stoney Creek Competition
Feb. 28 All P-CEP Bands will participate at the MSBOA Band and Orchestra Festival on Feb. 28 at Redford Thurston High. Details forthcoming.
Band Program Highlights:
Congratulations to all P-CEP band students who participated at Districts Solo & Ensemble! 117 P-CEP events received Division 1 ratings! All students who received a Division 1 rating are invited to participate in States Solo & Ensemble. P-CEP 's participation at the state level has grown from 15 participating in 2014 to 41 in 2018! This year should meet or exceed last year!
Four P-CEP band students participated in the Michigan School Band & Orchestra Association's 2019 All-State Ensembles Program. Over 2,700 students audition for nearly 400 slots in the program held in conjunction with the Michigan Music Conference in Grand Rapids at the DeVos Center. It is a great honor for students to be selected in the program. The P-CEP band students that were selected for the All-State Ensembles Program are:
The P-CEP Wind Ensemble, the district's top band ensemble, participated as one of the featured performing ensembles at the 2019 Michigan Music Conference in Grand Rapids. An invitation to perform at the Michigan Music Conference in front of some of the most talented music educators and students in the state is a great honor.