Rehearsals resume Feb 22, 2022

 

The Herndon Regional Wind Ensemble will start rehearsing again on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 7PM in the Franklin Middle School band room.  Our top priority is keeping our ensemble members safe, so we’ve elected to start after the winter holiday season.

Since we use the band room in Franklin Middle School, we are required to follow policies established by Fairfax County Public Schools.  Please read our requirements for preventing the spread of COVID-19:

  • Must be fully vaccinated and boosted (if you have any questions or concerns about this requirement, please contact the ensemble.)
  • Masks are required when not actively playing your instrument (even when seated and resting)
  • Bell covers must be attached to woodwind and brass instruments (if you are unable to provide your own bell cover, please contact the ensemble and we can provide assistance)
  • Sharing stands is not recommended (if you are able to bring your own stand, it will help; but it is not required)
  • Spit valves should not be emptied on the floor, but into an absorbent disposable material
  • Please respect other musicians’ comfort level with personal space

For returning members, we look forward to seeing you again!  For new members, we welcome you to the group and can’t wait to meet you!

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