Sunday E-News (Apr 26-30)

Happy Sunday Mighty Hawk Band!

Congratulations to everyone on wonderful performances at our first ever “Chamber Ensemble Showcase” last Tuesday evening. It was so great to get to see everyone’s hard work payoff and hopefully it felt great to get to perform for such a large group of your friends and family. Congratulations to our Class Winners - Concert Band Double Reeds, Symphonic Band Saxophones, and Wind Ensemble Trumpets as well as our Overall Outstanding Ensembles – The Wind Ensemble Trumpets, and The Mixed Euphonium Quartet. The overall outstanding ensembles will open the Spring Senior Recognition Concert as well as the Concerto Contest.


We’re looking forward to our first rehearsal with the piano accompanists for Solo Contest this week, as well as the 13th annual Jazz Dinner and Auction this coming Friday.


The schedule for the week is as follows:

Monday – Wind Ensemble Rehearsal / Symphonic Band Woodwinds / Concert Band Woodwinds

· First Monday of Piano Accompanist Rehearsals

o $40 Due Directly to your accompanist at the start of your rehearsal

o Cash or Check Made Payable directly to your accompanist

· 3:00 – 5:00pm Wind Ensemble Rehearsal

· 3:00 – 4:30pm Symphonic Band Woodwind Rehearsal

· 3:00 – 4:00pm Concert Band Woodwind Rehearsal

Tuesday – Wind Ensemble Brass / Symphonic Brass / Full Percussion Ensemble

· 3:00 – 4:30pm Wind Ensemble Brass

· 3:00 – 4:30pm Symphonic Brass

· 3:30 – 5:00pm Full Percussion Ensemble

Wednesday – Concert Band Rehearsal

· First Wednesday of Piano Accompanist Rehearsals

o $40 Due Directly to your accompanist at the start of your rehearsal

o Cash or Check Made Payable directly to your accompanist

· 3:15 – 4:45pm Concert Band Rehearsal

Thursday – Symphonic Band Rehearsal / Wind Ensemble Woodwinds / Concert Band Brass / Full Perc

· First Thursday of Piano Accompanist Rehearsals

o $40 Due Directly to your accompanist at the start of your rehearsal

o Cash or Check Made Payable directly to your accompanist

· 3:00 – 5:00pm Symphonic Band Rehearsal

· 3:00 – 4:30pm – Wind Ensemble Woodwind Rehearsal

· 3:00 – 4:00pm Concert Band Brass

· 3:30 – 5:00pm Full Percussion Ensemble

FridayJazz Dinner Auction

· 7:00pm Doors Open

· 7:30pm Fifth Period Jazz Band Performance

· 8:00pm Live Auction Begins

· 8:30pm Jazz Ensemble Performance

· 9:00pm ish – Silent Auction Closes / Winner Announced / Go Home


Jazz Dinner Auction – We hope that you plan on joining us for some rooftop Jazz under the Stars this coming Friday at our Annual Jazz Dinner and Auction being held on the 7th Floor of the Hurst Convention 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. Remember, we’re asking that each student in the band program sell 5 tickets to the event. The ticket is for the meal / the event itself is free to attend. We hope to see you there!



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)

· April 30th – Jazz Dinner and Auction – 7:00pm (Hurst Convention Center)

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

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

· 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 –2021-2022 Mighty Hawk Marching Band Parent Meeting 9:00am

· 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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