Sunday E-News (Dec. 9-14)

Happy Sunday Mighty Hawk Band!

Congratulations to everyone who auditions for the TMEA All Region 31 Bands this past week. I am very proud to say that we had 25 students place in one of the Region Bands, had two students place in the Region Orchestra, as well as had the most students we’ve ever had Advance on to the Area round of competition in the 12 years that I’ve been in BISD (13 students Advancing). It was a great week and congratulations again to the students below:

· Jocelyn Renteria - Piccollo – Area

· Harley Bolles - Piccollo

· Megan Ward - Piccollo

· Laura Franco – Flute - Area

· Mikayla Hayes - Flute (Freshman)

· Kaylee Rademacher – Bb Clarinet – Area

· Patrick Gonzales – Bb Clarinet

· Sophie Connolly – Eb Clarinet

· Shirley Malik – Bb Clarinet

· Dalilah Corona – Bb Clarinet (Freshman)

· Evan Pallanes – Contra Bass Clarinet - Area

· Greg Ybarra – Tenor Saxophone

· Jonathan Schirmer - Trumpet (All State Jazz) – Region Orchestra

· Jacob Fritts – Trumpet - Area

· Connor Welsh – Trumpet - Area

· Britney Burkett – Trumpet - Area

· Matthew Leeper – Trumpet - Area

· MichaelThilges - Trumpet

· Lauren Cram – French Horn - Area – Region Orchestra

· Matthew Fritts – French Horn - Area

· Robbie Baum – Tenor Trombone (All State Jazz)

· Douglas Sisk – Bass Trombone - Area

· Noah Strickland – Euphonium - Area

· Darryn Salinas – Euphonium - Area

· Michael Kiser - Euphonium (Freshman)

We’re looking forward to a week of rehearsals, the Jazz Ensemble Winter Tour, and Winter Jazz Concert.

The schedule for the week is as follows:

Monday – Wind Ensemble Rehearsal / Winter Guard Rehearsal

· 3:00 – 5:00pm Wind Ensemble Rehearsal in the Band Hall

· 5:00 – 8:00pm Winter Guard Rehearsal

Tuesday – Concert Band Rehearsal / Winter Guard Rehearsal

· 3:00 – 5:00pm Concert Band Rehearsal in the Band Hall

· 5:00 – 8:00pm Winter Guard Rehearsal

Wednesday – Concert Band Rehearsal / Winter Guard Rehearsal

· 3:00 – 5:00pm Concert Band Rehearsal in the Band Hall

· 5:00 – 7:00pm Winter Guard Rehearsal

Thursday – Winter Jazz Ensemble Tour / Symphonic Band Rehearsal

· 3:00 – 5:00pm Symphonic Band Rehearsal in the Band Hall

Friday – Winter Jazz Band Concert

· 7:00 – 8:00pm BHS Auditorium

Saturday – TMEA Region 31 Orchestra Concert

· 7:00pm – R.L. Turner High School

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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