Fairfield Tempo Club
Written by Denise Reier

CONGRATULATIONS ARE IN ORDER
The Drum Majors for the 2014-15 Marching Band season were selected this past week.  Congratulations go out to Graham Holthaus, 
Michelle Spille, and Noah Stover.  The Color Guard has also been selected.  Click here to see the complete list.
 
DCI KICK-OFF MEETING
Our DCI kick-off meeting is Monday, April 21st from 6-7 p.m. in the orchestra room. All marching band parents and students are invited! We are asking for volunteers to be on various committees and we need your help in order to make our show a SUCCESS!
 
SHOW CHOIR NEWS
Show Choir News: Come see all three of our show choirs performing their full shows together for the last time at our annual CABARET dinner show night on Wednesday, April 30. Tickets can be reserved by This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it !
 
 
MARCHING BAND INFORMATION MEETING 
The marching band informational meeting on Mon., April 28th at 7 p.m. in the FHS Performing Arts Center. Please join us as we provide information about our upcoming season, including forms or all sorts, schedules, etc.! See you there!
 
TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR SPRING MUSICAL 
Tickets on Sale NOW for FHS Spring Production "Shrek: The Musical", featuring many of the choral and band students. Don't miss out! Get your tickets now for the Fairfield High School spring musical! Order tickets at www.seatyourself.biz. Performances are April 24-27.

FINAL MARCHING BAND PERFORMANCES OF 2014 SCHOOL YEAR
FHS Marching band has two more performances before the end of the school year. You need to be at the Arts Fair on Sunday, May 4th and at our Memorial Day parade. We will see you there!
 
SHOW CHOIRS END A GREAT COMPETITION SEASON
The Fairfield show choirs have had a great year and we are very proud of them and their directors. This year Choraliers has brought home 4 Grand Champ trophies and Pure Elegance for their division has brought home 5 Grand Champ trophies and Rhythm Express has brought home 6 Grand Champ trophies for their division and completed the year as undefeated again. There has been many caption awards brought home along with two spirit awards! Thanks for a great year to everyone involved. 
 
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE INSTRUMENTAL PROGRAMS AT LARGE GROUP COMPETITION
The band and orchestra programs had a strong showing at OMEA large group competition this year.  Earlier in the month, both the Freshmen and Chamber Orchestras received a Superior rating at the Orchestra competition.  On March 14 & 15, Wind Ensemble and the Freshmen Concert Band both received a Superior rating at the Band competition.  Chamber Winds and Concert Winds both received an Excellent rating at the Band competition.  Thank you to the directors, students and parent volunteers who helped make Fairfield's hosting of the band competition a success.
 
SHOW CHOIR UPDATES
The Show Choirs competed earlier in January in Wisconsin and started the season off right.  Rhythm Express received Best Female and Best Male Vocalist and placed as Grand Champs in their division.  Pure Elegance placed Grand Champ of their division.  And Choraliers won Best Choreography and 1st Runner-Up overall.  The following weekend, Rhythm Express traveled to Beavercreek where they brought home the Grand Champion award for the 10th year in a row!  They also won Best Combo, Best Vocals, Best Choreography, People's Choice Award, Best Female Soloist (Maya Stokes) and Best Male Vocalist (Justin Dillon). 
 
CONGRATULATIONS TO ORCHESTRA MEMBER Congratulations to FHS sophomore Benjamin Randale who has been accepted into the prestigious Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra after a competitive audition process.  He will perform wiht the youth strings program in concerts November 17 at the Dayton Art Institute and March 16, 2014 at the Masonic Center in Dayton.  Congratulations on this outstanding achievement!
 
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FAIRFIELD MARCHING BAND The marching band traveled to Dayton's Welcome Stadium on Sunday November 3 and returned with a Superior Rating.  This is the highest rating that a band can receive in OMEA judging, and the band finished the year with a Superior rating at all competitions.  Congratulations to the students and directors on a wonderful season.  And thank you to all the parents and fans who support the group throughout the year.  The Marching Band will celebrate this season on November 20 at the Marching Band Banquet.  
  
TRI-M NEWS Find the 2013-14 handbook, application for new members and information on upcoming meetings on the Tri-M page.

CONGRATULATIONS to the 2012-13 Musicians of the Month See the students honored at last year's Tempo Club meetings as the Musicians of the Month.