Savannah arts academy was established in 1999 as a Specialty school and is part of the Savannah-Chatham county public school system. Enrollment is based on specific academic criterion, as well as a successful audition in the desired major.
More Volunteers are need for the chicken dinner even on Friday, November 9th, to run smoothly. More help is needed specifically from 11:00-1:30 and only 1/2 of those needed for the other time slots are on the schedule. Please consider helping out if you have any time to spare on Friday, November 9th.
If you are planning on volunteering for longer than the slots on the signup sheet or on a unique time table, please email Mr. Nestor or contact Melissa O. or Shannon W.
Sign Up Genius Link - https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/5080844a8a82faa8-volunteers1
Coastal Saxophone Day will be held on March 2nd, 2019 from 9 AM- 6 PM. There will be a variety of exhibitors, clinic sessions, masterclasses, and performances. All participants will play in the saxophone choir and high school soloists and quartets are invited to perform in the masterclass.
Registration Deadline is February 1st and everything is included in the $40 registration fee (t-shirt, lunch, music, etc.)
For all students/parents involved with the NY Trip, please see the payment schedule. Please note that the 3rd payment is due December 1st. Remember to include the student's name on the check OR you may make payments through EE Tours (web address located on the document below).
If you have any questions, please email Mr. Nestor.
Please consider volunteering to help collect chicken dinner money before school this week and early next week (7:15-8:15). We also need help with prepping/distribution (8:30-11:00/11:00-1:30) or delivering dinners (11:00-1:30) on November 9th. Yesterday, we sent out a Signup Genius and are aware that it may have ended up in your spam/junk mail folder. We desperately need help. If you want to help, please email Mr. Nestor (firstname.lastname@example.org). Thanks!
***Sign-Up Genius Link: https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/5080844a8a82faa8-volunteers1
SAA Band Booster Volunteers
The 2nd payment ($425) for our NY trip needs to be sent in by Wednesday, October 24th. If you have not done so, please send in a check OR feel free to visit EE Tours webpage (HERE) to make a payment by card.
Our annual Chicken Dinner Fundraiser is under way! Please support the band and our band program by purchasing a ticket from any band student or parent. Parent: PLEASE help get the word out!
Packet information attached below. If you need additional tickets please email Ms. Melissa or Ms. Shannon (emails on the info sheet).
Update: The Jazz Band Concert Scheduled for tomorrow Thursday, October 11 will now be Postponed to a later date as all SCCPSS schools will be closed.
Greetings from the John Philip Sousa Band Hall in Washington, DC!
We have a wonderful opportunity for you to share with your students. "The President's Own" United States Marine Band, in conjunction with the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, is pleased to announce its annual concerto competition for high school musicians. The winner will appear as a guest soloist with the U.S. Marine Band and receive a $2,500 scholarship from the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation. The runner up will receive a $500 scholarship. Please encourage your students to apply!
Tuesday, September 25th- Senior Piano Recital @ SAA; 7pm ($5 adults at door; students free)
Thursday, September 27th - Band Concert @ SAA; 7pm ($5 adults at door; students free)
- Student call times begin at 6pm; Band room will reopen at 5:30pm
Saturday, September 29th - Final day of the Savannah Jazz Festival @ Forsyth Park (see the Jazz festival link below for schedule and times)
Band Tutorials/Help Sessions/Make-Ups will be after school on Tuesday and Thursday until 4pm.
Savannah Jazz Festival - Click here to go to the official Website
STUDENTS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO STAY IN THE BAND ROOM PAST 4pm, even on concert days. (If this causes transportation issues, contact Mr. Nestor by email ASAP)
Sunday, September 30th - La Bohème @ SAA; 3pm (Presented by the SAA Choral Department and the Peach State Opera). Tickets are on sale now at www.seatyourself.biz/saa or at the door. Adult tickets are $25 and $15 for students if purchased online. We hope to see you!
Tuesday, October 2nd - Fall Choral Concert @ SAA; 7pm
Thursday, October 11th - Jazz Bands Concert @ SAA; 7pm ($5 adults at door; students free)
Tuesday, October - PTSA/Band Department Meeting @ SAA; 6:30pm