Sunday E-News (May 3-8)

Happy Sunday Mighty Hawk Band!

Congratulations to everyone on a great first week of Piano rehearsals! We’re looking forward to our second week of piano rehearsals, our band banquet Tuesday, our Percussion Concert Thursday, our Solo Contest this Friday, and our rescheduled Jazz dinner Auction this Saturday.

The schedule for the week is as follows: ***Very odd week due to Testing and Events***

Monday – Concert Band Woodwinds / Color guard Audition Clinic

· Second Monday of Piano Accompanist Rehearsals

Be sure you are here at least 15 minutes before your rehearsal

· 3:00 – 3:45pm Concert Band Woodwinds

· 4:30 – 6:30pm Color guard Audition Clinic

Tuesday – Band Banquet (optional event / not required)

· Semi-Formal Event / Dress Nice

· The Bowden 1775 Keller Pkwy, Keller, TX 76248 / 817-379-1775

· 6:00pm – Doors Open

· 6:30pm – Dinner Served

· 7:00pm – Awards Presentation

· 7:30pm – Video / Slide Show

· 8:00pm – Dance

· 10:00pm – Go Home

Wednesday – Full Percussion Dress Rehearsal / Color guard Audition Clinic

· Second Wednesday of Piano Accompanist Rehearsals

Be sure you are here at least 15 minutes before your rehearsal

· 3:30 – 5:00pm – Percussion Dress Rehearsal

· 4:30 – 6:30pm Color guard Audition Clinic

Thursday – Concert Band Brass / Color Guard Auditions / Percussion Ensemble Concert

· Second Thursday of Piano Accompanist Rehearsals

Be sure you are here at least 15 minutes before your rehearsal

· 3:00 – 3:45pm Concert Band Brass

· 4:30 – 6:30pm Color Guard Auditions

· 7:00pm Percussion Ensemble Concert – BHS Main Gym

Friday – BHS Cluster Solo Contest

· Sign Up to work a Shift that does not conflict with your performance

· Wear jeans and something “Birdville Band related” to work your shift

· 3:00pm – 4:00pm- Setup

· 4:30pm – 8:00ish

· Dress is Business Casual (dress nice) for your performance / No Jeans & T-Shirt

Saturday – Rescheduled Jazz Dinner Auction

· 7:00pm – Doors Open

· 7:30pm – Fifth Period Jazz Band

· 8:00pm – Live Auction

· 8:30pm – Jazz Ensemble

· 9:00pm-ish Auction Winners Announced / Evening Ends


Jazz Dinner Auction – We hope that you plan on joining us for some rooftop Jazz under the stars this coming Saturday at our rescheduled Jazz Dinner and Auction being held on the 7th Floor of the Hurst Conference Center Parking Garage. As always, this should be a super fun night with great items to bid on, a delicious plated meal, and live Jazz Entertainment provided by both the Fifth Period Jazz Band and the Jazz Ensemble. Due to the reschedule date being over Mother’s Day Weekend, we have reopened the ticket portal through Wednesday of this week. The ticket is for the meal / the event itself is free to attend. We hope to see you there!


TICKETS: https://hurstconferencecenter.ecwid.com




The Count Down Begins! (Please look closely as a few things have changed)

· April 6th –BHS Jazz Band Concert with Colleyville Heritage High School 7:00pm (BHS Auditorium)

· April 20th – BHS Ensemble Recital 4:00 – 6:00pm (BHS Café)

· April 23rd – 8th Grade Marching Clinic #1 – 5:00 – 7:00pm (BHS Practice Field)

· May 4th – BHS Band Banquet – 7:00pm (Bowden Hotel)

· May 6th – BHS Cluster Percussion Concert 7:00pm (BHS Main Gym)

· May 7th – BHS Cluster Solo Contest 4:30 – 8:00pm (BHS)

· May 8th – Rescheduled Jazz Dinner and Auction – 7:00pm (Hurst Conference Center)

· May 11th – BHS Senior Recognition / Spring Concert 7:00pm (BHS Main Gym)

· May 14th – BHS Concerto Contest 6:00pm (Gateway Church)

· May 15th - 2021-2022 Mighty Hawk Marching Band Parent Meeting 9:00am

· May 17th –8th Grade Marching Clinic #2 5:00 – 7:00pm (BHS Practice Field)

· May 18th – 2021-2022 Jazz Band Auditions

· May 19th – Incoming Freshman Concert Band Placement Auditions

· May 20th – 2021-2022 Leadership Auditions

· May 22nd – 8th Grade Marching Clinic #1 Make Up – 10:00am – 12pm

· May 25th – May Camp ½ day #1 4:30 – 6:30pm (Outside Marching)

· May 26th – May Camp ½ day #2 4:30 – 6:30pm (Inside Playing)

· May 27th – BHS Graduation (Globe Life Field) 4:00pm (band is not performing)

· May 28th – May Camp Full Day #3 8:00-11:00am (Outside Marching) 1:00 – 4:00pm (Inside Playing)



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


Birdville Independent School District

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