Sunday E-News (Apr 5-10)

Happy Easter Mighty Hawk Band!

Congratulations to all three Concert Bands (Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Concert Band) for earning Straight 1st Division Ratings from All Six Judges in both Concert and Sight Reading at the UIL Concert and Sight Reading Contest last week which also serves as our State Evaluation. To my knowledge, this is only the second time that this has happened in our program's history. We couldn’t be more proud of the hard work and efforts put in from everyone to make this result a reality. Congratulations again guys!

The schedule for the week is as follows: **New** - Post UIL Rehearsal Schedule for the rest of the year

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

· 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 Band Brass / Concert Band Brass / Jazz Concert CHS

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

· 3:00 – 4:3f0pm Symphonic Band Brass Rehearsal

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

· 7:00pm – Joint Jazz Band Concert with Colleyville Heritage High School Jazz Band

o In Person Concert in the BHS Auditorium

o 7:00pm – Fifth Period Jazz Band

o 7:30pm – Colleyville Heritage Jazz Cats

o 8:00pm – Birdville High School Jazz Ensemble

WednesdayChipotle Fundraiser Night

· 5:00 – 9:00pm Chipotle 9127 Grapevine Highway, North Richland Hills

· You must say “I’m with the Birdville Band” and a portion of your meal cost gets donated right back to the Might Hawk Band

· Proceeds from this fundraiser go to help pay for the Band Banquet

Thursday – Symphonic Band Rehearsal

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

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

Friday – Nothing After School

· Enjoy your night off!

Upcoming Jazz Dinner Auction – A Note From Our Dinner Auction Chair

On behalf of the Birdville High School Mighty Hawk Band we are requesting your support of the Annual Jazz Dinner and Auction, a very special event that highlights the accomplishments of the Jazz Bands and helps raise funds for the continuation of the band program and Birdville High School. The Jazz Dinner and Auction will be held on Friday, April 30th at the Hurst Conference Center Parking Lot Rooftop

We are hoping this year’s event will be a tremendous success, raising $15,000 - $20,000 for the Band.

The Jazz Dinner Auction is one of our biggest fundraising events of the year. The money raised from this event helps to keep our band fees at a minimum. This is where we need your help! We need items to auction off.

If you have items or services to donate for the auction please email Danielle Russell-Manning and or call/text (480) 432-5694 to donate items. In past years we have auctioned off Cowboys, Rangers, and Stars Tickets, Vacation Get-A-Ways, American Airline miles, TVs, Apple products, Golf Tickets, and lots of Mighty Hawk Band keep sakes just to name a few . We cannot do any of this without the support of our Band Family and need your help. No item donation or service is too small. In return for your donation, we would like to offer you the following promotional consideration:

  • Recognition in the dinner program

  • Recognition on auction signage

  • Recognition on the Mighty Hawk Band website

  • Recognition on all Mighty Hawk social media venues

Thank you so very much for your consideration and willingness to support our program.

Danielle Russell-Manning (Jazz Dinner / Auction Chair)

Mike Cheripka Director of Bands Birdville High School Birdville Independent School District

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