Schedule & News

For the week of January 10th  




District 7 Honor Band Audition




     Concert and Jazz bands

5:00 – 9:00

Tates Creek


LBA Parent Meeting – CANCELLED




Last Day to Register for M2








Wind Symphony Rehearsal (w/W. Dale Warren)

3:45 – 5:30



Chamber Groups:




     French Horns

5:30 – 6:30



8th Grade Band Orientation

7:00 – 8:00

Band Room






Wind Symphony Rehearsal (w/W. Dale Warren)

3:45 – 5:30



Chamber Groups:





5:30 – 6:30




6:00 – 7:00



Solo and Ensemble Registration Due








Wind Symphony Rehearsal (w/W. Dale Warren)

3:45 – 5:30



Chamber Groups:





5:30 – 6:30




6:30 – 7:30



     Double Reeds

6:30 – 7:30



Color Guard Spring Training

6:00 – 7:45

Clays Mill






No Rehearsal








Parent Meeting Cancelled on Monday, January 11


The LBA Parent Meeting scheduled for Monday, January 11 has been cancelled due to the conflict with the All-District Honor Band and Jazz Band Auditions at Tates Creek High School.  Lafayette has 131 students scheduled to audition on Monday evening!  Therefore, we want our families to attend the auditions to support their students.

We look forward to seeing you at the next meeting scheduled for Monday, February 8 at 7:00pm.  Please watch the e-News for important information and updates.


Spring M2 Registration


Registration for M2 for spring 2016 is online at www.lafayetteband.org.  Register by January 11, 2016 to reserve a place for your student for spring 2016.  Lessons begin on January 25.


District Band Auditions


Parent volunteers are needed to help with District Band Auditions on Monday evening, January 11 at Tates Creek High School.  If you are available, please email Chris Strange at chris.strange@fayette.kyschools.us 


Solo and Ensemble Registration due Wednesday


Solo and Ensemble registration is due Wednesday, January 13.  Solos are $7 and ensembles are $12.  Forms are in the band room.  Solo and Ensemble is scheduled for February 20 at Lexington Catholic High School.


All-State Band Audition Results


Congratulations to the 27 Lafayette Band members who were selected for the KMEA All-State Band, Orchestra and Jazz. See list.


Lafayette Band Pride of the Bluegrass 5K

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The Lafayette Band 5K Run/Walk is on April 30, 2016. Registration is now open! Go to www.runsignup.com to register.  Please share this event with your family and friends and use social media to get the word out! Please direct any questions to Carole Howell, 859-420-7845.


Jazz Band Dance and Silent Auction


The Lafayette Jazz Band Dance and Silent Auction, “Vive la France!”, is on February 19, 2016 at Wellington Elementary.  This is a fun event for students and families to dress-up and dance to the music of the two Jazz Bands.  Silent Auction items are always needed and appreciated.  Contact Carole Howell for more information.  Families will be contacted soon to provide finger foods and snacks.


Fruit and Wreath Fundraiser


If you have not yet turned in your fruit and wreath payment, please contact Trish Sprague at 859-361-1587 or send a check made payable to “LBA” and mail to the following address:

P.O. Box 910450
Lexington, KY 40591


Band Calendar


New and improved online Band Calendar has arrived!

Have you ever wondered if you have the most current Lafayette Band Calendar?  If you have a smartphone or tablet, there is a simple solution.  Simply subscribe to our calendar and you will always have the most up-to-date information.   Here are some simple instructions to make sure you always have the most current calendar of events.

  1. If you subscribed to our previous calendar, go into the email settings on your smartphone or tablet and delete any subscribed “Lafayette Band Calendar”.  These calendars will no longer be used and can safely be removed.
  2. To add the new calendar to your smart phone, simply view this email on your smartphone or tablet and click the link below and it will automatically add our online calendar as a subscribed calendar.

Click this link from your smartphone or tablet to subscribe

Want more features? Take a look at the new calendar on the website.  It has some additional features that are available to you.  

  1. If you want to receive an email notification when a new event has been added or an event has changed, you can subscribe to receive email notices.  These can be immediate or in a daily summary.
  2. You can also receive a summarized daily agenda email for the next 1-3 upcoming days as an email.  This option is called the daily agenda.
  3. If you want, you can also print the calendar.
  4. There are also different viewing options, which include daily, weekly, monthly and an agenda view.

To view these options, go to the website and click the online calendar menu option.  On the top right hand side of the calendar, you can click the icon with three lines to see these options.  See the picture below.

Visit the website at www.lafayetteband.org/calendar to view the calendar and review the options listed above.


BINGO–Volunteers Needed on Tuesday and Thursday


Bingo is a year round fundraiser and we need your help! 

Several pull tab sellers are needed every Tuesday and Thursday – come and have fun with other parents and support the band programs! 

We ask that each family volunteer 12 times per year at Bingo.  Please find a Tuesday or Thursday this month and come to the Bingo Hall in Keithshire Shopping Center at 6:00 pm.


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