BAND EMAIL NEWS (Jan. 7-13, 2022)

Happy Friday Mighty Hawk Band!

We want to wish all of our AREA candidates the best of luck tomorrow at the TMEA AREA B band auditions as they pursue a spot in one of the prestigious TMEA All-State Bands! Those student are:

· Sonya Demaree – English Horn

· Julie Lynch – Bb Clarinet

· Elizabeth Gardener – Contra Bass Clarinet

· Alexis Palacio – Baritone Saxophone

· Ethan McCutchan - Trumpet

· Draven Mitchell – French Horn

· Vincent Langston – French Horn

· Douglas Sisk – Bass Trombone

· Dawson Linch – Bass Trombone

We’re looking forward to a week filled with rehearsals as well as the TMEA All Region Bands Rehearsals and Concerts.

The schedule for the week is as follows:

Monday

· 3:00 – 5:00pm Wind Ensemble Rehearsal (Main Band Hall)

Tuesday

· 3:00 – 5:00pm Pit Orchestra Rehearsal “The Little Mermaid” (Main Band Hall)

Wednesday

· 3:15 – 4:45pm Concert Band Rehearsal (Main Band Hall)

Thursday

· TMEA All Region 31 Clinic / Rehearsal (Transportation Not Provided)

o Carrol Senior High School - 1501 W. Southlake Blvd Southlake TX, 76092

o 5:00pm - Arrive / Warm Up

o 5:30 -8:00pm - Rehearsal

o Wind Ensemble Rehearsal - New Concert Hall

o Wind Symphony Rehearsal – Old Auditorium

o Symphonic Band Rehearsal – Main Band Hall

o Concert Band Rehearsal - Ensemble Room

o 9th Grade Band Rehearsal - Jazz Room

Friday

· TMEA All Region 31 Clinic / Concert (Transportation Not Provided)

o All Students are field tripped out of school for the day

o 8:00am – Arrive / Warm Up (Carrol Senior High School)

o 8:30am - Rehearsals begin / Same places as Thursday Evening

o 11:30am - Lunch break on your own (Lunch is not provided)

o 1:00pm - Rehearsals begin

o 4:00pm - Rehearsals ends / Students Change into Formal Concert Attire

o 6:00pm - Freshman band performs - New Concert Hall

o 6:40pm - Concert band performs - Old Auditorium

o 7:20pm - Symphonic Band performs - New Concert Hall

o 8:00pm - Wind Symphony performs - Old Auditorium

o 8:45pm - Wind Ensemble performs - New Concert Hall

o 9:30pm - Concert ends

Upcoming Spring Semester Dates

· January 5th – Wednesday – First Day back to School!

· January 6th – Thursday – Symphonic Band Rehearsal 3:00-5:00pm

· January 7th – Friday – Pit Orchestra Rehearsal – 3:00-5:00pm

· January 8th – Saturday – Area Auditions @ Coppell High School - 8:00am

· January 10th – Monday - Wind Ensemble Rehearsal – 3:00-5:00pm

· January 11th – Tuesday - Pit Orchestra Rehearsal – 3:00-5:00pm

· January 12th – Wednesday – Concert Band Rehearsal – 3:15 – 4:45pm

· January 13th – Thursday – TMEA All Region 31 Clinic / Rehearsal

· January 14th – Friday - TMEA All Region 31 Clinic & Concerts (yes you get to miss school!!!)

· January 17th – Monday – No School / MLK Day / Pit Orchestra –9:30am-11:00am & 1:00-5:00pm

· January 18th – Tuesday – Wind Ensemble Rehearsal 3:00 – 5:00pm

· January 19th – Wednesday – Concert Band Rehearsal – 3:15 – 4:45pm

· January 21st – Friday – Pit Orchestra – 3:00 – 5:00pm

· January 22nd – Saturday – Pit Orchestra – 1:00 – 5:00pm

· January 24th – Monday – Wind Ensemble – 3:00 – 5:00pm

· January 24th – Monday – Pit Orchestra – 4:00 – 9:30pm

· January 25th – Tuesday - Pit Orchestra – 4:00 – 9:30pm

· January 26th – Wednesday Pit Orchestra – 4:00 – 9:30pm

· January 27th – Thursday – Symphonic Band – 3:00 – 5:00pm

· January 27th – Thursday - Pit Orchestra – 4:00 – 9:30pm

· January 28th – Friday – Opening Night Perf “The Little Mermaid” – 7:00pm @ BHS Auditorium

· January 29th – Saturday – Performance #2 “The Little Mermaid” – 7:00pm @ BHS Auditorium

· January 30th – Sunday – Performance #3 “The Little Mermaid” – 2:30pm @ BHS Auditorium

· January 31st – Monday – Wind Ensemble Rehearsal – 3:00- 5:00pm

For the most up to date information – Please find the most update information on the Mighty Hawk Band at www.MightyHawkBand.com or follow us on Facebook (Birdville HS Mighty Hawk Band).



Mike Cheripka


Director of Bands


Birdville High School