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11/26/2017

The Calendar page was updated to change the CALL time from 1:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. for the Combined Concert with the Humboldt State University Symphonic Band, on Sunday, December 3, 2017.



11/6/2017

The Calendar page was edited to update times, and to include an additional event for the Brass Choir.



10/16/2017

The Conductor page was updated to delete the Oktoberfest at the Baywood Country Club, previously set for October 28, 2017. The sponsor decided not to have this event.



10/14/2017

The Calendar page was updated to update times, and to include an Oktoberfest performance at the Baywood Country Club, Arcata, on October 28, 2017.



9/2/2017

The Conductor page was updated to provide the call and play time for the Humboldt Community Gardens performance.



7/31/2017

The Calendar page was updated to change the time of Call and Play for the Fortuna Christmas Music Festival. Scotia Band will now be the last performing group of the day, and will play the Hallelujah Chorus at the conclusion of the festival.



6/8/2017

The Calendar page was updated to provide the call and play time for the Humboldt Community Gardens performance.



5/29/2017

The Calendar page was updated to insert some times of gigs, and the date of the Combined Concert with the Humboldt State University Symphonic Band was added. The Calendar page was also updated to show Ken Ayoob as the acting Conductor.



4/22/2017

The Scholarship page was updated due to the close of the 2017 open application period.



2/5/2017

The Sewell Lufkin Memorial Scholarship page has been updated, and the scholarship is now open for applications through April 21, 2016. Please see the Scholarship page for complete details.



4/26/2016

The Calendar page has been updated to show that the date of the Holy Ghost parade has been moved from May 8 to May 15, 2016.


The Scholarship page was updated due to the close of the 2016 open application period.



4/5/2016

The Calendar page has been updated to include more information on the Schools Tour on April 22, 2016.



2/8/2016

The Sewell Lufkin Memorial Scholarship page has been updated, and the scholarship is now open for applications through April 22, 2016. Please see the Scholarship page for complete details.



1/24/2016

The Calendar page has been updated to include a February 6 performance by the Winema Winds.



1/15/2016

The What’s New page has been updated, to include the January-February 2016 monthly Newsletter.


The Calendar page is updated to present the first take on the 2016 performances.



12/6/2015

The Calendar page has been updated to revise performances by the Brass Choir and the Scotia Saxes.



11/18/2015

The Calendar page has been updated to change dates and times of Brass Choir events.



10/17/2015

The What’s New? page has been updated to remove the Winema Winds ‘Boo at the Zoo’ performance at Sequoia Park.



10/10/2015

The What’s New page has been updated, to include the October 2015 Monthly Newsletter.



9/1/2015

The What’s New page has been updated, to include the September 2015 Monthly Newsletter.



8/16/2015

The Calendar page has been updated to remove the Music Night performance, previously listed as occurring on September 12, 2015. The Band intends to perform this event in the future.

The Scholarship Page is also updated to change the chronological order of the scholarship recipients starting with the most recent .



4/24/2015

The Sewell Lufkin Memorial Scholarship page has been updated, and the scholarship is now closed to applications. Angela Petricca is the winner of the 2015 scholarship. The 2016 scholarship will be open to applicants starting in February 2016.



2/10/2015

The Sewell Lufkin Memorial Scholarship page has been updated, and the scholarship is now open for applications through April 24, 2015. Please see the Scholarship page for complete details.



11/9/2014
The Calendar page was updated include times and locations of Brass Choir performances, and to include updates to issues related to Band Business.



11/1/2014
The Calendar Page was updated to include new performances and band business items.


6/21/2014
The Calendar page was updated to correct the start time (“play”) of the 2014 Oktoberfest at Fortuna’s Rohner Park to 1:30 p.m.



6/13/2014
The Calendar Page was updated to correct the call and play times for the July Arts Alive and the Humboldt Botanical Garden performances. The September 25 Ferndale Open House and September 27 Oktoberfest entries have been added to the calendar.


5/16/2014
The Scholarship page was updated to show Cody Congdon as the winner of the 2014 Sewell Lufkin Memorial Scholarship.



4/13/2014
The Calendar Page was updated to correct the date of the Fortuna Christmas Music Festival, and to add a performance at the Arcata Arts Market in late September.


1/24/2014
The Calendar page was updated to insert the date and time of the 2014 Music Night performance in the Winema Theater at Scotia.



11/16/2013
The Calendar Page is updated to provide the time slot for the Scotia Band’s performance in the Fortuna Christmas Music Festival on December 8, 2013.

The Calendar Page is also updated to change the date of the Fortuna Merchant’s Open House celebration from December 6 to December 13, 2013, with caroling by Scotia Band sub-groups.



8/12/2013
The Calendar page was updated to change the time of call and performance at the Creamery Arts Festival. The new start time is 12:30 p.m.



8/27/2013
The Calendar Page is updated to show Shawn Porter is the new President of the Scotia Band.

The Scholarship Page is updated to show Matthew LaBelle as the winner of the 2013 Sewell Lufkin Memorial Scholarship.



6/28/2013

The Calendar page is updated to include the Pumpernickel and Sauerkraut performance (Oktoberfest) on October 19 in Rohner Park.



4/24/2013
The Calendar Page was updated to refine the locations and times of upcoming performances by the entire Scotia Band. One performance is removed, along with public rehearsals. A new performance (Creamery Arts Festival in Arcata) has been added.


4/2/2013

The Calendar page is updated to show the locations of the performances during the Schools Tour on April 26.



2/19/2013
The Calendar Page was updated to correct the date of the Schools Tour performances.


2/10/2013

The Sewell Lufkin Memorial Scholarship page has been updated, and the scholarship is now open for applications through April 26, 2013. Please see the Scholarship page for complete details.



1/29/2013
The Calendar Page was updated to add additional render rehearsals prior to the Scotia Music Night performance.


1/4/2013

The Calendar page was updated to include known and projected dates during the 2013 Calendar year. Happy New Year!.


10/26/2012
The Calendar Page was updated to remove the Brass Choir performace at the Fortuna Methodist Church cookie exchange, previously scheduled for December 10


11/10/2012

The date of the Santa Claus in Ferndale performance by the Scotia Saxes has been changed to December 8.


10/11/2012
The Favorite Website page was updated to include our friends at Advanced Security Systems, Eureka; Goble’s Fortuna Mortuary, Fortuna; Cloney’s Red Cross Pharmacy, Eureka; Charlie Bussman, George Petersen Insurance Agency, Eureka; and Wendt Construction, Fortuna. Thanks for your support!


9/3/2012

Inserted a link to Northcoast Instrument Repair.

The Scotia Band will be participating in the Bargain Lover’s Weekend at Ferndale on Sept. 8 and 9. Our garage sale will include a bake sale, and is found at 1200 Van Ness Ave., to the left on Van Ness as you enter the community of Ferndale. We hope to see you there!



7/21/2012
The Favorite Website page was updated to include our friends at Fortuna Ace Hardware. Thanks for your support!


7/10/2012

Inserted a link to the Hope Lutheran Fortuna church.

The Home page and the Contact Us page have been updated to include an electronic method of making a donation to the band using PayPal. Simply click on the link on the Home page, or navigate to the Contact Us page, and go to the Donations section. You can simply click on the PayPal Donation button, fill in the requested information, and your donation is on its way to the Scotia Band.



5/1/2012
The Calendar page was updated to cancel the Woodwind Render Rehearsal on May 17.


4/28/2012

The Sewell Lufkin Memorial Scholarship page has been updated, and the scholarship is now closed for applications until February 2013. Please see the Scholarship page for complete details.


4/8/2012
The Calendar page was updated to include two, new performances (Arts Alive! and the Humboldt Folklife Festival), and to remove the Independence Day performance.


3/3/2012

The Calendar page was revised to amend the times and locations of the Schools Tour on April 27, 2012.


2/27/2012
NEWS ALERT: A benefit for the Scotia Elementary School music program we be held in the Winema Theater in downtown Scotia on Saturday, March 10, 2012, beginning at 5:30 p.m. There will be a buffet dinner catered by CC Market, and a feature student music show, along with an auction conducted by Rex Bohn. The cost is $10 for adults/$5 for children. To attend the show only, entrance cost is $5 for adults, and free for children with a paying adult. Come have a fun time, and help out these budding musicians. Need more information? Please call (707) 764-2212.


2/20/2012

The Calendar page was revised to change the date of the Schools Tour from April 20 to April 27, 2012.


2/12/2012
The Sewell Lufkin Memorial Scholarship page has been updated, and the scholarship is now open for applications through April 27, 2012. Please see the Scholarship page for complete details.


2/7/2012

The Calendar page was revised to include a performance by the Woodwind Quintet at Arts Alive in Eureka at the Clarke Museum, on May 5, at 7:00 p.m.


1/16/2012
The Calendar page has been revised to correct the date of the Fortuna Rodeo Parade.


1/7/2012

Inserted links to Humboldt County websites regarding community events and band involvement.

The Contact Us page has been updated to include a list of physical items from which a potential donor can choose to help out the band.



1/3/2012
The Calendar page has been updated to provide a draft of events for the 2012 calendar year.


10/5/2011

The extended Scotia Band family was very saddened today to learn that band member George Ritscher died yesterday as a result of a car accident. George joined Scotia Band in January 2006, and played the euphonium. We will miss him.


7/30/2011
The Conductor page has been updated to provide short biographies of the former conductors of the Scotia Band.

Favorite Websites page updated to include list of our multi-year business donors.


7/24/2011

The Calendar page has been amended to show the time of the Music Night performance on September 10, 2011.


7/22/2011
The Contact page has been updated to correct the Board of Directors list.



6/11/2011

The winner of the Sewell Lufkin Memorial Scholarship for 2011 is Matthew Brown from Fortuna High School.


5/28/2011
The Calendar page has been updated to record dates of special, sectional rehearsals.



4/30/2011

The Sewell Lufkin Memorial Scholarship page has been updated, and the scholarship is now closed for applications until February 2012. Please see the Scholarship page for complete details.

The Calendar page has been updated to provide the location of the Independence Day Celebration.



3/21/2011
The Calendar page has been updated to change the start time of the School Tour at Loleta Elementary School on April 15, 2011 to 9:15 a.m.



2/14/2011

The Sewell Lufkin Memorial Scholarship page has been updated, and scholarship is now open for applications through April 29, 2011. Please see the Scholarship page for complete details.



2/12/2011
NEWS ALERT: Jill Petricca has been formally announced as the new conductor of the Scotia Band. The Calendar page has been updated, and the Conductor page is only partially updated, accordingly.



1/29/2011

Update the Calendar page with specific dates and times. The schools for the School Tour concert have been selected. A date for the Music Night at the Winema Theater has been set, and the date of the Holy Ghost Parade in Ferndale was determined.



1/5/2011
Update the Calendar page in anticipation of 2011 events.



12/22/2010

Update the Conductor page to announce that Michael McClimon has retired from conducting the Scotia Band after 34 years. The Board of Directors is currently in the final stages of the selection process of securing a new conductor.



10/12/2010
Insert the Scotia Band Mission and Vision Statements on the Home page.



8/27/2010

Insert definitions and clarification to the introductory paragraph on the Calendar page.

Revise the History page to acknowledge the completion of the 75th Anniversary week and concert, and to remove links to forms for purchasing tickets.

Insert initial information about the creation of a new book covering 75 years of the Scotia Band.



7/5/2010
Minor corrections to the Calendar page: Reunion dinner is at the Scotia Fire Hall. The call time for the 75th Anniversary Concert is moved up to 2:00 p.m.



6/27/2010

Change the old group Band photo on home page from 1936 to 1937, in order to compare old and new at the same location.

Revise the History page to update the 75th Anniversary write-up, to include forms for purchasing tickets to the 75th Anniversary Concert at the River Lodge on 8-15-10, and provide information to active and alumni members of the Band about obtaining tickets for a reunion event on 8-14-10.

Revise the History page to provide maps of Fortuna and Scotia to assist those traveling to the events of the 75th Anniversary.

Update the calendar.


6/19/2010
The April 24, 2010, Winema Theater premier of The Scotia Band March by composer Michael McClimon has been added to the Scotia Band home page.



5/25/2010

Update the group Band photo on home page from 2009 to 2010.


5/22/2010
The scholarship page is updated to include the 2010 award winner: Dolan Leckliter.

The names of the 2009-’10 Scotia Band Board of Directors added to the Contact Us page.


5/16/2010

See the Scotia Band on YouTube: Click to hear The Scotia Band March

Two new links (Library of Congress and BandMusic PDF) added to the favorite websites page. See how you can get free sheet music to download.



5/1/2010
The open enrollment period for the 2010 Sewell Lufkin Memorial Scholarship closed on April 30, 2010. The Scholarship Committee will be examining the applications received, and will announce a winner in the near future.


4/25/2010

A Scotia Band FaceBook fan page has been launched, with a link found on our Favorite Websites page.


4/17/2010
NEWS ALERT: The Scotia Band has received a nomination from the Humboldt Arts Council, and will be recognized at a dinner on May 22, 2010, as a recipient of the 2010 Celebration of the Arts Gala for Outstanding Contributions.

Favorite Websites list was updated to add six new sites.

Calendar page updated.


3/15/2010

Add an official form for donations on the Contact Us page


2/15/2010
Scholarship page updated: receiving 2010 applications.


1/30/2010

Conductor page updated with photo and short biography.


1/24/2010
Added UMW Cookie Exchange Meeting to the Brass Choir Calendar.

Updated the Pictures page to provide better quality links.


1/12/2010

Calendar updated


1/3/2010
Conductor’s page was updated.

Additional links added to Favorite Websites page.


11/14/2009

"What's New?" page was added

"Conductor page" was added

"Favorite Websites" page was added


New Layout for the Home Page


Website design by D. Bongio, 2002, and D. Bongio & M. Genzoli, 2009