Black Hills Alliance For Music (BHAM)
14 March 2016
Welcome and Introductions
Meeting began at 6:35pm
President (Eric Swenson) - General Items
Treasurer (Justin Parker) - Financial Update
Provided Treasurers Report - 09 February 2016 - 14 March 2016
Current ending balance - $20,924.77
Total income was 3.60 and expenses are 2,250.00
See Treasurer's Report filed
Secretary (Lisa Thomas) - Upcoming Events
March 24th - Large Group Festival
April 20th - String Festival
Orchestra Director (Paul Dorwin)
At adjudication orchestra received an excellent rating. String Festival will be 20 April 2016
Choir Director (Kathleen Alviar)
Trip to NY March (3-7) – went really well. Everyone had a great time and all without any incidents.
Motion was made to pay invoice to Renata Fells and Cheri Felzs for accompaniment by Deborah, 2nd by Maddie, unanimous vote approved. Justin will need invoice for 137.50 and 56.25 (previously approved).
Band Director (Andrew Landowski)
Large Group Festival
Will be held on March 24th at Tumwater High School
Marching band trip to Disneyland - April
Parent meeting will be held on 14 March 2016 at 7:45 in the PAC to discuss trip with students and parents
Tumwater Marching Band Festival
The Tumwater Marching Band Festival group met on 13 March at Mike Landowski’s home. In attendance was Deborah Halstead, Joan Moore (THS student parent). We need to get other parents involved. There are approximately 7-8 meetings per year. The following dates are set at 01 May at 2pm, 26 June at 2pm at Mike Landowski’s home, 07 August at 2pm at BHHS and 12 August at the VIP show at THS. If anyone is interested, please let Andrew know, he can provide information
Chaperone Lead - Julie Gwinn has agreed to be chaperone lead for next year
Booster Bash Auction Coordinator - Brandie Williams has agreed to be the chair. She will need assistants.
Fundraising Follow up
Flapjack fundraiser for March 26th, not many tickets sold at this point, Need 3 adults and at least 10 students to help. Andrew will talk to kids about working and Eric will send out flyer for posting.
Jazz night at Eagles Ballroom - April 15, 2016
Oly Swing will teach lessons from 6-7pm, 7- 7:45pm bands will play, 7;45 – 8pm will be dessert auction, 8pm – 8;45pm bands will play.
Will need parents to bring soda, ice, desserts, etc (Deborah H will set up a sign up genius) need students not playing to assist in the set up at 5:30pm and clean up at 9pm.
Maddie will bring sound system and create flyer to send to Andrew for distribution through the school, Andrew will bring microphones.
There will be a maximum of 200 tickets. Andrew will print.
Motion was made by Lyn Braun to pay the $700.00 damage deposit by 01 April to the Eagles Ballroom. Second by Donna German, passed unanimously.
Action Items :
Need Secretary position for BHAM
Meeting adjourned 7:35 pm