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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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TWIGEB 2.5

Friday Marching Rehearsal Just a friendly reminder that we have Marching Rehearsal this Friday morning at 7:00am in the stadium. Be sure to bring your flip folder with España for the Eaglette Rehearsal. RHS vs Highland Park Game Details Drill Team Tune: España Dinner Served: 4:10pm Inspection: 5:30pm Depart for Highland Park: 5:45pm Kickoff: 7:30pm Estimated Release: 11:45pm Full Contest Uniform: marching shoes, black socks (mid calf length or higher), bibbers (uniform pants), GEB underarmor, jacket, baldric (sash), shako (hat). Guard Uniform: Contest costume There is no after party this week since it’s an away game. We will send out […]

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TWIGEB 2.4

Marching Rehearsal Schedule for next two weeks As we start the transition from marching season to concert season, here is the schedule for the next couple of weeks: This week Monday: 7-8:30a Tuesday: 7-8:30a Wednesday: No morning rehearsal Thursday: 7-8:30a Friday: 7-8:30a Next week Friday: 7-8:30a Note that for next week, we will only have Marching Rehearsal on Friday. Battery/Leadership at Northwood Hills The information below only pertains to Drum Majors, Section Leaders and Battery. The Band has been asked to send a pep-band group to support Northwood Hills Elementary at it’s Red Ribbon Week rally this Wednesday, October 29th. […]

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TWIGEB 2.3

GEB Spirit Night at Afrah Food, fun and fellowship… it’s GEB Spirit Night! This Tuesday, October 21st Afrah restaurant will be hosting our next GEB Spirit Night fundraiser! See the attached flyer for more details. Full Orchestra Wind Sectional If you are a member of the Full Orchestra wind section, there is a sectional this Wednesday after school from 4:30p-5:30p in the band hall. If this is you, you know it. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, you have nothing to worry about 🙂 Pep Rally this Friday Don’t forget that we have our second pep-rally of […]

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TWIGEB 2.2

Corpus Christi – here we come! It’s starting to get a little chilly out there – what a perfect time to nail down your reservation to head to beach this summer. The Golden Eagle Band will be traveling to Corpus Christi to attend the South Coast Music Festival on April 24-27, 2015. The cost of the trip is $375.00 (chaperones are $300) and all band/guard members are invited to attend. You will be receiving a separate email next week with specific trip documents – including the “Trip Commitment Forms” which will be due to the Band Safe by November 15th […]

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TWIGEB 2.1

Next week is HUGE!!!! Region UIL and Wylie – so I’m including all of that information a week early. Please read through the details for the next few weeks – this is absolute crunch time of us!! Academic Eligibility If your student brought home a report card with a failing grade on it, and the class is not an AP or Pre-AP class that is listed on the UIL Exempt List, he/she will lose academic extracurricular eligibility this Thursday at 4:10pm. A copy of this Exemption list is attached. If your student is in this situation, you will be receiving […]

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