SUNDAY BAND E-NEWS (Dec. 6-10)

Happy Friday Mighty Hawk Band!

Congratulations goes out to everyone who auditioned for the TMEA All-Region 31 Bands this past week. We are super excited that we had 30 students advance on to “Phase 2” which will take place this Saturday. A very special congratulations goes out to Matthew Leeper and Christopher Cantrell for placing 1st overall in their Auditioning Rooms. Congratulations also goes out to Ethan McCutchan, Draven Mitchell, Bryce Giese, and Lydia Keil for placing as the 1st Chair 5A student in their rooms.

We want to wish everyone auditioning for Freshman All-Region and all of our “Phase 2 / Singleton Instruments” the best of luck at your auditions this Saturday. We know you will represent not only yourselves, but Birdville High School at the highest level.

The schedule for the week is as follows:

Monday

· 7:00pm - Winter Jazz Band / Steel Band Concert (Birdville High School Auditorium)

· 7:00pm – Steel Band

· 7:20pm – Fifth Period Jazz Band

· 7:45pm – Jazz Ensemble

Tuesday

· 3:00 – 4:30pm - Wind Ensemble Dress Rehearsal (Main Band Hall)

Wednesday

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

Thursday

· 7:10am – Move Gear to the Auditorium

· 3:00-5:00pm Symphonic Band Dress Rehearsal (Auditorium)

· 7:00pm - Winter Band Concert (Birdville High School Auditorium)

· Full Concert Dress

§ Guys -Tuxedo / Tux Shirt / Bow Tie / Black Socks / Black Dress Shoes

§ Ladies – Black Concert Dress / Black Flats (Closed Toe)

· 7:00pm – Concert Band

· 7:20pm – Symphonic Band

· 7:45pm – Wind Ensemble

Friday

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

The Countdown for the Fall Semester

· December 4th – Saturday – All Region Band 9th Grade Auditions Coppell HS 7:30am

· December 4th – Saturday – All Region Band Phase 2 / Singleton Instrument Coppell HS 1:00pm

· December 6th – Monday – Winter Jazz Band Concert 7:00pm

· December 7th – Tuesday – Wind Ensemble Dress Rehearsal 3:00-4:30pm

· December 8th – Wednesday – Winter Jazz / Steel Band Elementary Tour 10:00am-12:00pm

· December 8th – Wednesday – Concert Band Dress Rehearsal 3:15-4:45pm

· December 9th – Thursday – Symphonic Band Rehearsal – 3:00-5:00pm

· December 9th – Thursday – Winter Band Concert 7:00pm

· December 10th – Friday – Smithfield Middle School Winter Band Concert

· December 13th – Monday – Band Placement Auditions / Semester Exam (during class)

· December 14th – Tuesday – Band Placement Auditions / Semester Exam (during class)

· December 14th – Tuesday – Richland Middle School Winter Band Concert

· December 15th – Wednesday - Band Placement Auditions / Semester Exam (during class)

· December 15th – Wednesday – Jazz Ensemble @ NRH Senior Centre 10:00am-12:00pm

· December 16th – Thursday - Half Day - Semester Exams

· December 16th- Thursday – Half Day – Symphonic Band 11:45am-12:45am

· December 17th – Friday - Half Day - Semester Exams

· December 18th – January 4th – Winter Break!!!

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

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