how do you handle holiday season? It seems our band holiday season is stretching over about 2.5 months this year, with no prospect of a near full rehearsal until sept, and no such thing since Mid june. Is it OK to suggest bandsfolk book within a certain time frame? or several if needs vary? I find it very difficult to motivate myself and thus the band when there's an entire section missing, or one full section (basses tonight, well done boys) but only halves of other sections? how do other bands do it? any advice? from anyone really? cheers Garry.