What: Valentine’s Swing Dance Concert
When: Saturday 2/9
Time: Dance Lesson 7-8pm / Music and Dancing 8-10:30pm
Where: YHS Gym
Cost: $10 for adults / $5 for students and seniors. Tickets sold at the door. YHS Band students are free.
WHEN STUDENTS SHOULD ARRIVE:
1. Jazz Band – our sound check is at 5:45. Be early so you can be ready to play at 5:45.
2. Students interested in participating in the dance lesson – please arrive at 6:30pm.
3. Students NOT interested in participating in the dance lesson– please arrive no later than 7:30pm.
Upon arrival ALL STUDENTS should place their instruments/cases/coats/etc. in their designated warm up rooms. A reminder to respect these spaces – do not touch items that are not yours, and clean up after yourself.
WIND ENSEMBLE WU ROOM: Faculty Lunch Room
CONCERT BAND WU ROOM: Room 138
After students put their personal items in the warm up room, THEY SHOULD REPORT TO THE TICKET TABLE AND HAVE THEIR HAND STAMPED FOR FREE ENTRANCE INTO THE DANCE.
SWING ERA ATTIRE ENCOURAGED (For both adults and students!)
Get into the “swing” of things and have fun dressing up in 1940’s garb!
SWING CONCERT DRESS FOR STUDENTS
In lieu of the usual concert black, Swing Era attire is encouraged! Here are some ideas. Photos were reviewed in class and are attached for your reference.
Usual Concert Attire: Black pants, long sleeved button-down black shirt, black shoes, black socks
AND/OR Swing Additions: fedora hats, suspenders, solid color or pin striped shirts, colorful ties, spats, jackets.
Usual Concert Attire: Black top (appropriate neck-line, no spaghetti straps or sleeveless tops), black skirt or dress (appropriately below the knee), or black pants.
AND/OR Swing Additions: Girls are welcome to wear any color 1940’s style dress as long as it has an appropriate neckline, sleeves, and falls below the knee. Other ideas are: swing-y skirts, polka dots, pin-curls, a flower in their hair, seamed stockings, saddle shoes, 1940’s style hat and gloves.