Payment #1 Due Today – APRIL 16TH-18TH BAND RETREAT

Reminder: Payment #1 of $100 is due today. Here are some more details regarding our coastal band retreat on April 16-18.

A few itinerary details – On April 16th we stop by the University of Oregon. We will be receiving a handful of music workshops from music faculty and graduate music students. On April 17th we have the privilege of working with Dr. Rodney Dorsey, the Director of Bands at the University of Oregon. Dr. Dorsey will travel to our hotel in Newport and rehearse with all three bands in the hotel conference room. On that same day we will spend time with Marine discovery tours which is a cruise out into the bay, see wildlife, tour wheelhouse and talk to captain. We will also spend time in old town and at various Museums: Wax Museum, Ripley’s believe it or not museum, and the Undersea Gardens Museum.

Cost & Payments: Total cost will be $200. First payment is due February 24th in the amount of $100. The second and final payment is due March 31st in the amount of $100.  Checks need to be made payable to Sherwood High School and handed directly to Debi Bear. Bring a receipt back and give directly to Mr. Stai. Students need to be paid in full by March 31st.

More details to follow when I have them. If interested in chaperoning, please contact our band booster president Lennae Bishop at Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you!