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Symphonic Winds Schedule

Hello Symphonic Winds, I hope you all had a restful and fun vacation. I also hope that you got some good practice time in. Remember, you need to be able to play your entire concert come Monday. The success of our journey to UIL depends on all of your work to master your performance. Here is the schedule from now until UIL. Keep in mind we are a week away from our first dress rehearsal and we are a little over two weeks away until Pre-UIL. Week of March 14th Monday: high brass sectional 7:15-8:45 Monday: clarinet sectional 4:30-6:00 Tuesday: […]

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2016 Marching Percussion Auditions

Now for the moment that you have all been waiting for, the dates for the 2016 Marching Percussion Auditions.

These will be similar to last year. The goal of these five workshops are to help steer you in the direction of the section that will best fit your current skills and the needs of the ensemble.

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GEB Drumline News

This year we have the privilege of performing and the RISD Faculty and Staff Convocation together with our fellow drumlines from Pearce, Lake Highlands, and Berkner.  We have rehearsal scheduled for Monday, August 17th and the performance will be early that next Tuesday morning. On Monday, please bring a sack lunch that you can eat quickly on the short bus ride over to the the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland and on Tuesday, please wear your black EQlibrium shirt, khaki shorts and tennis shoes. Here is the itinerary: Convocation Rehearsal and Performance Itinerary Monday, August 17th – Rehearsal Bring sack […]

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Eagle-Mustang 5K Color Run

Good afternoon band family! This Saturday, March 21, is the annual Eagle-Mustang 5K Color Run. This event begins at Eagle-Mustang Stadium at RHS, and the Golden Eagle Band has traditionally played at the beginning of the race. This performance is required for all leadership and drumline members. If you are unable to attend, you are expected to find a substitute for this event. Any potential leadership candidates are highly encouraged to join us, and everyone else is invited to participate as well! Students can earn service hours for participation in this event. Also – donuts will be provided! We will […]

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Symphonic Winds Upcoming Events

We have 3 1/2 weeks until our Pre-UIL performance. We are in good shape but we all need to continue to practice everyday ensure that we can be successful. You will be receiving your next piece of music this week. When you do, do not wait to begin working on it. Here is a detailed list of the next couple of weeks as well as a list of other upcoming important events. Please mark your calendars. March 2nd-March 6th Monday, March 2nd 7:15am-8:45am: Low Brass Sectional 7:00pm: Concerto Competition. Extra credit to those who show up and support their fellow […]

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Keyboard Conversations

Hello Wind Symphony and Symphonic Winds students, As mentioned in class, on March 3rd we will be attending Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel at the Eisemann Center. I think you are really going to enjoy this concert as world renown, Jeffrey Siegel, not only performs popular piano music of the Common Practice Period but also discusses the history of a piece and/or composer! Attached is the flyer for your convenience. Below you will find the schedule for the day: Event: Keyboard Conversations Date: 03/03/15 Location: Eismann Center – 2351 Performance Dr., Richardson, TX 75082 Transportation: RISD Buses Periods blocked: 0-3 […]

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