Lots of fun activities this week.
Monday - Oct. 29, Symphonic band has rehearsal after-school
Monday - Friday - Wind Ensemble sectionals before/after-school
Friday - The end of the 2nd Six Weeks grading period.
Friday - during all band classes - Formal Band Picture day - see info here
Saturday - District Band Auditions - We wish the 18 Wind Ensemble students good thoughts as they compete with other students to earn a spot in the District Contest and hope to Qualify for the Region Band level auditions next week.
The 8th Grade Band Night at the Austin High School Football game has been postponed due to weather until November 2. Details for November 2 will be distributed once plans have been finalized. Until then students are encouraged to spend a little more time on their district/region band music.
Weekly Monday after-school practice has begun. Every member of Symphonic band (Periods 4 & 7) are expected to attend our weekly rehearsal. Missed rehearsals will need to be rescheduled.
Please see the link with more information.
Pep band will still meet after-school on Tuesday - if there is poor weather we will make that call tomorrow (Tuesday). Students should be prepared for the weather. If it is a little chilly, wear an extra shirt underneath your band t-shirt and bring a jacket.
Be sure to turn in your permission slip and $5 ASAP.
Permission forms for Pep Band members are due ASAP. First football game is on Tues. Oct. 16. Extra forms can be picked up in the band hall. or email Mr. Pinkney for a new copy - these were sent to all pep band students via charms email. Check your spam/junk folder.
Pep Band Performances:
Tuesday Oct. 16 - At Murchison Football game - House Park 5:45 - 8:15 PM
NEW: Casis Carnival Parade Thursday Oct. 18 - 7:55 - 8:15 AM - Selected students
Thurs. Oct. 18 - FUNDRAISER ITEMS - Pick up and deliver!
All 8th Grade Band Students (REQUIRED EVENT FOR 8th Grade students)
Fri. Oct. 19 - 8th Grade band night at Austin HS Football game - House Park 6:30 PM
All Band Students
Friday Nov. 2 - Formal band picture day - during classes - students should wear their uniforms to school.
Friday Nov. 2 - Beginning Band night - Burger Stadium - 6:30 PM
Advanced Band Students
Saturday November 3 - District Band Auditions at Parades MS - 8 AM - 1 PM
Symphonic band students will begin their weekly Monday after-school rehearsals on October 1. Here is the link for the fall semester rehearsal plan. Rehearsals are 45 minutes in length. They are scheduled to begin at 3:45 and end at 4:30, or a few minutes later.
From the Directors!
Keep those good practice routines going!