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Rehearsal Schedule App Suggestions?

  • 1.  Rehearsal Schedule App Suggestions?

    Posted 13 days ago
    Edited by Kathryn Chapin 10 days ago
    Rehearsal Schedule App Suggestions?

    I've never used one before, but with a projected mix of both in person and zoom rehearsals, I thought it might be worth looking into. The last post about this was in 2014, so I thought it would be worth asking again! Thanks in advance!

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    Kathryn Chapin
    Theater Director- JHMS
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  • 2.  RE: Rehearsal Schedule App Suggestions?

    Posted 13 days ago
    I would suggest a dedicated app for rehearsals with color coding, I have used TimeTree  for this type of coordination.

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    Jerry Onik
    V.P. Theatrical Supplies and Equipment
    Heartland Scenic Studio
    Omaha NE
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  • 3.  RE: Rehearsal Schedule App Suggestions?

    Posted 13 days ago
    I’ve tried a few different apps and solutions and my favorite thus far, which happens to be FREE, is Band. It has an app for iOS and Google, as well as a web interface. Students can receive notifications through texts or email. As the administrator you don’t see any private information. Parents can easily join the group as well. You can post information to a group page, send group chats, post scheduled events, track attendance, post surveys, and all sorts of other things. They have a robust privacy policy that they provide to schools and you can show your administrators. Anyone else use Band? You can read more at www.band.us.


    Best,
    Mr. Jon Liddiard




  • 4.  RE: Rehearsal Schedule App Suggestions?

    Posted 13 days ago
    We also use the Band App for communication with just the students. We do not allow parents on that app, but it works great for schedules, posting documents or links to a zoom meeting/rehearsal. We use the district web page to post the rehearsal calendar so that students and parents can see who's called when.

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    Suzanne Safran
    Producer
    Central Bucks West High School
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