Omaha Gives! 2017

Help support Omaha Burke Instrumental Music programs through Omaha Gives! 2017. You can check out our profile page at OmahaGives.org and donate today.  Then let the world know through Twitter and Facebook about the great things we have going on at Burke using #omahagives #omahaburkeband #give2burke

Let’s Get Together, Let’s Give Together, Let’s Grow Together!

 

 

Stadium Renovation Kick-Off


PERFORMANCE INFORMATION

EVENT: Stadium Renovation Kick-off
GROUP: Marching Band
DATE: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
LOCATION: Burke Stadium

EMERGENCY CONTACTS: Mr. Wright 402-807-9070 (Cell)

TIMES:
4:30PM – Report to Burke, Get instruments and head to stadium
5:00PM – Perform as a full band
6:0PM – Break up into stations to allow prospective students a chance to visit
7:00PM – Dismissed.

DRESS:
Light color Shorts, and a Burke Shirt

Thank you for all the hard work students and parents have put in this year.

-Mr. Wright, Mr. Brown

Graduation: Wind Ensemble/Symphonic Band

PERFORMANCE INFORMATION

EVENT: Graduation
GROUP: Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band
DATE: Monday, May 22, 2017
LOCATION: Baxter Arena 2425 S 67th St, Omaha, NE 68106
EMERGENCY CONTACTS: Mr. Wright 402-807-9070 (Cell)

TIMES:
4:30PM – Report to Burke, dress in Concert Black
5:00PM – Depart Burke for Baxter Arena
5:30PM – Arrive at Baxter, set up, Sound Check
7:00PM – Graduation Begins
8:30PM – Load Buses and return to Burke
9:00PM – Arrive at Burke; Unload Equipment.

 DRESS:
Concert Black
(Ladies: Long black dress, skirt and black top.)
(Gentlemen: Black suit, white or black shirt, and black tie).

Thank you for all the hard work students and parents have put in this year.

-Mr. Wright, Mr. Brown

Booster Meeting Wednesday May 17th

Our next Booster meeting will be this Wednesday, May 17th at 7:00 PM.  We will be meeting at Fernando’s on 380 N 114th ST where the party room has been reserved.

This will be our last meeting of the 2016/2017 year and we will be holding officer elections for the upcoming year. If you are interested in serving on the Burke Band Booster Board, please contact at egzinger@gmail.com.

Thank you for all you do and your support throughout the year. We would not be able to do the things we do for Burke Instrumental Music without your support.  We hope to see you this Wednesday at 7:00 PM.

Eric Goetzinger
President – Burke Band Boosters

Welcome Kyle Brubaker!

Please help us welcome our new Instrumental Music Director, Mr. Kyle Brubaker to the Burke Family.

Mr. Brubaker will be at Burke this Friday, May 12th to meet with students as well as making arrangements for his family’s move to Omaha.  We will be having a meet and greet for parents that evening from 6:00 – 7:00 PM in the Burke Library.

Please stop by, say hello, and welcome Mr. Brubaker to Burke.

Looking forward to seeing everyone Friday.

Stadium Renovation Kick-Off

PERFORMANCE INFORMATION

EVENT: Stadium Renovation Kick-off
GROUP: Marching Band
DATE: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
LOCATION: Burke Stadium

EMERGENCY CONTACTS: Mr. Wright 402-807-9070 (Cell)

TIMES:
4:30PM – Report to Burke, Get instruments and head to stadium
5:00PM – Perform as a full band
6:0PM – Break up into stations to allow prospective students a chance to visit
7:00PM – Dismissed.

DRESS:
Light color Shorts, and a Burke Shirt

Thank you for all the hard work students and parents have put in this year.

-Mr. Wright, Mr. Brown

Burke Community Principal Interview/Forum

Burke Parents, Staff and Community Members,

Omaha Public Schools will be hosting a public forum to introduce candidates for the position of Principal of Omaha Burke High School.  Please note the following important details:

Event:  Burke Principal Candidate Public Forum

Date:  Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Time:  4:00-6:00 PM

Location: Burke Cafeteria

This public forum will allow parents, staff and community members the opportunity to meet finalists for the principal position, learn more about their leadership philosophy and their interest in joining the Burke Community.  The forum will be a great opportunity for patrons to provide feedback to OPS to help in the selection of the next principal of Omaha Burke.

Don’t miss this opportunity to support Burke High School as we select the next leader of this outstanding school.  We hope to see you at Burke on Thursday, May 4th at 4:00 PM

Honors Night

HONORS NIGHT INFORMATION

EVENT: Honors Night
GROUP: Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Prep Band, Percussion, Orchestra and Guard
DATE: Monday, May 1, 2017
LOCATION: Burke High School Auditorium
EMERGENCY CONTACTS: Mr. Wright 402-807-9070 (Cell)

TIMES:
6:15PM – Report to Burke gym to be organized by grade and last name
6:50PM – Head into auditorium
7:00PM – Honors Night begins
8:15PM – Honors Night concludes with refreshments in Cafeteria

DRESS:
Business Casual

-Mr. Wright, Mr. Brown

Graduation, Wind Ensemble/Symphonic Band

PERFORMANCE INFORMATION

EVENT: Graduation
GROUP: Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band
DATE: Monday, May 22, 2017
LOCATION: Baxter Arena 2425 S 67th St, Omaha, NE 68106
EMERGENCY CONTACTS: Mr. Wright 402-807-9070 (Cell)

TIMES:
4:30PM – Report to Burke, dress in Concert Black
5:00PM – Depart Burke for Baxter Arena
5:30PM – Arrive at Baxter, set up, Sound Check
7:00PM – Graduation Begins
8:30PM – Load Buses and return to Burke
9:00PM – Arrive at Burke; Unload Equipment.

 DRESS:
Concert Black
(Ladies: Long black dress, skirt and black top.)
(Gentlemen: Black suit, white or black shirt, and black tie).

Thank you for all the hard work students and parents have put in this year.

-Mr. Wright, Mr. Brown

Senior Honors Night Performance, Orchestra

PERFORMANCE INFORMATION

EVENT: Senior Honors Night, Orchestra Performance
GROUP: Honors Orchestras
DATE: Monday, May 15, 2017
LOCATION: Burke High School Auditorium

TIMES:
6:15 PM – Arrive at Burke; get instruments/music and head to Auditorium.
6:30 PM – Seated in Auditorium ready to tune.
6:50 PM – Perform background music.
7:00 PM – Perform Fanfare and Processional.
8:30 PM – Perform Exit Music.

EQUIPMENT: Instrument & Music
DRESS: Orchestra: Concert Black.

REMINDERS:

Thank you for all the hard work students and parents have put in this year.

-Mr. Wright, & the Burke High School Instrumental Music Staff