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Sunday E-News (Apr 29-May4)

Updated: Jul 28, 2019

Happy Sunday Mighty Hawk Band!

Congratulations to everyone for making the 10th annual Jazz Dinner and auction not only a success, but a fun evening had by all. Both Jazz Bands played well, the meal was great, the fellowship was wonderful, and we raised over $8,000 for the Mighty Hawk Band! A very special thank you goes out to Sandra Carrasco and her team for all of their hard work and countless hours of planning that went in to making the event become a reality. You guys are awesome!

The schedule for the week is as follows:

Monday – Wind Ensemble Rehearsal

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

Tuesday – Wind Ensemble Brass / Percussion Rehearsal

· 3:00 – 4:30pm Wind Ensemble Brass / Percussion Rehearsal

Wednesday – Wind Ensemble Woodwind Rehearsal / Rose Parade Audition Rehearsal / Taping

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

· 5:00 – 8:00pm Rose Parade Rehearsal at the FAAC with RHS / HHS

o Marching Horns / Water Jugs / You need to take your uniforms and shakos to the FAAC

Thursday – Wind Ensemble Clinic with Dr. Gibbs (Last time he’s with us this year) / Show Reveal Meeting

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

· 6:30 – 7:00pm – 2019 Marching Show Reveal / Tour Schedule Meeting

Friday – Pit Orchestra Recording Session for Buckley Awards

· 3:00 – 4:00pm

Saturday – Directors Choice Concert Band Contest / Recording (Murchision Performing Arts Center UNT)

· 12:30pm Band Hall Opens

· 1:00pm Departure

· 1:40pm Arrive at the Murchison PAC / UNT

· 2:30pm Warm-Up Begins

· 3:00pm Performance

· 4:00pm Depart for BHS

· 4:40pm Arrive at BHS / Unload / Go Home

Band Banquet Ticket info from your Social Officers – End of Year Banquet Tickets will be sold this week both during lunches and after school. Please come in having a general idea of who you would like at your table (8 per table). Tickets are $37!!!  You must have your Band Fee's paid in full or have a payment plan in place with Mr. Cheripka to be eligible to purchase a ticket. Voting for awards will happen when you purchase your ticket. 

· Seniors will buy theirs on Monday

· Juniors on Tuesday

· Sophomores on Wednesday

· Freshman on Thursday

· Everyone else on Friday

BISD Solo Contest Piano Accompanist Rehearsals Start this week – Please be sure to double check which day and time you have your piano accompanist rehearsals this week. You should plan to arrive 15min before your rehearsal to warm up. Remember, your $40.00 is due at your first rehearsal and will be given directly to your accompanist.

All checks should be made payable directly to your accompanist (Not BUBB or BHS).

For the most up to date information – Please find the most update information on the Mighty Hawk Band at 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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