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TWIGEB (03/25/19-03/30/19)

Hello GEB,

Below you will find the details regarding this week (03/25/19-03/30/19). Remember to always check richardsonband.org for the most updated schedule. 

Band Fees

This is your friendly reminder that if you have any outstanding band fees, please make payment ASAP. Students with outstanding balances (Registration, All-Region, Chamber Music Festival, Spring Trip, etc) will not be able to attend the spring trip or receive graduation tickets just to name a few. Parents/students please email our treasurer at richardsonbandtreasurer@gmail.com for any questions regarding outstanding balances.

Pre-UIL Dress Rehearsals/Clinics

03/25 – Symphonic Band Dress Rehearsal (4:30 PM – 6:30 PM)

03/26 – Symphonic Winds Dress Rehearsal (4:30 PM – 6:30 PM)

03/27 – Concert Band Dress Rehearsal #2 (4:30 PM – 6:30 PM)

03/27 – Wind Symphony Clinic with Jerry Junkin (4:15 PM – 6:30 PM)

Pre-UIL Concert 03/28/19

All family and friends are invited to our Pre-UIL Concert on Thursday, March 28th. We will be starting off the concert with the Concert Band at 7:00 PM! Ensemble directors will communicate call-times for each band.

This concert is designed to imitate that of the UIL performance and will be different from our other concerts. There will NOT be announcements made for upcoming events, recognition of awards/soloists or descriptions of the music being performed. The announcer will only introduce the band, director and titles/composers of the pieces being played. Programs handed at the door will also be very brief in detail.

Please understand that we have HIRED two guest judges to attend and provide feedback to our students. These judges will be sitting in the balcony of the auditorium and will be making comments (into digital recorders) during the ENTIRE performance. Please DO NOT be alarmed. Anyone attending the concert must sit in the lower floor.

Our guests judges are:

Brian Merrill – Professor of Music Education at SMU, retired

Gabe Musella – UIL, assistant music director

Beginner Drive 03/30/19

On Saturday, March 30th, we will be having our second Beginner Drive of the year. 5th graders from the RHS cluster will come and try out instruments/sign-up for band. 

We will be needing about 20 students to help with the event from 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Anyone trying out for leadership is highly recommended to sign up. There will be a sign-up sheet in the front of the band hall for all volunteers. Please wear your show shirt/jeans Service hours will be provided for your time!

Upcoming Events

04/02 – Board Meeting – 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM

04/02 – MANDATORY Spring Trip Meeting – 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM (parents/students)

04/03 – Early Release

04/04 – Concert Band Dress Rehearsal

04/06 – Dallas Winds Festival Windband Invitational @ Meyerson (WS, SW)

04/06 – Golden Eagle Band Orientation – 4:00 PM

04/09 – Concert Band Dress Rehearsal

04/10 – UIL Student Workers Meeting: 4:20 PM – 5:00 PM

04/11 – SB/SW Dress Rehearsals

04/15 – CB/SB/SW Dress Rehearsals

04/16 – UIL/Symphonic Winds and Wind Symphony PM Rehearsals

04/17 – UIL/Wind Symphony PM Rehearsal

04/18 – UIL/Symphonic Band and Concert Band PM Rehearsals

04/23 – Marching Percussion Clinic #3

04/24 – GEB Leadership Information Meeting

04/25 – Depart for Spring Trip

04/29 – Return from Spring Trip

Thank you,

Mr. Marquez

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