March 2017 minutes


MARCH 7, 2017



Call to order @ 6:30 pm by Dave Errthum.


Secretary’s Report:

  • Correction to 2/6/17 Minutes:   Elinor Johll was accepted in the UNI School of Music Program.  Approval of Corrected Minutes by Brenda, seconded by Jill.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Discussed budget categories; see handout from meeting.

Director’s Report:

  • Trimester:   Third trimester begins tomorrow.  The student teacher, Mr. Guerra, will start this week.
  • Mt. Mercy Band and Choir:  Performing during band class on Friday.
  • Spring Concert:  Concert Band and Big Band will perform. Featured artist is Mr. Waymire on French horn.
  • Jazz Night:  March 17 at 6:30 pm.  No admission.  DMS Jazz Band, WDHS Big Band and Fusion Band will be performing.  The raffle baskets will be on display with winner drawn that evening.
  • Tuxes:  Five tuxes and 20 cumberbands were purchased from Gordon’s Toggery.
  • Featured Composer:  Darryl Johnson will be at March 27 band class to work with students.
  • Fine Arts Booster Club:  Band’s next goal is to replace some of the school-owned instruments.

Old Business:

  • Edgewood Locker Fundraiser:   Orders are turned in; given to Edgewood; waiting for delivery date.
  • 2017-2018 Fundraiser Calendar:  Dave, Jill and Mike are working on this.
  • Raffle Baskets:  Will display at spring concert.  Jill will be creating flyer so students can sell raffle tickets.  Winners drawn at Jazz Band Concert.
  • Vintage WDHS Marching Band Uniforms:  They are for sale.  Mike is working on advertising this.
  • Concession Stand:  Most recent payment to band was in November 2016.
  • Musical:  April 21, 22, 23.  
  • WD Band Invitational:  September 2017.  Invites going out this week to schools.
  • Band Trip:  Discussed band trip ideas for 2019.

New Business: 

  • WDHS Band and Color Guard Facebook:  Converted to public site.  At end of school year, Arlene Werner and Angie Sorrell will be assisting with this.  
  • Script:  Tara Beitzel will be taking on this duty.

Next Meeting:

  • Monday, April 3, 2017, at 7 pm.


Meeting Adjourned at 7:22 pm