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TWIGEB (04/27/20-05/02/20) – Audition Scales RELEASED/Leadership Applications Due/Senior Information Needed ASAP!

Happy Monday GEB!  Below you will find all of the details for this week (04/27/20-05/02/20). Your assignments for this week will again come from your primary band director. Please see information on Google Classroom and/or email. Percussion – refer to Mr. Schmuck’s email for your assignment. 2020-2021 Leadership Application – Due Friday, May 1st All interested 2020-2021 leadership candidates (attendance crew, logistics crew, section leader, captain and drum major) will complete the following online leadership application to be considered for the desired position. This form DUE FRIDAY, MAY 1st. Application Link: https://forms.gle/BhcrbsdtavtFMweQ7 Please refer to the leadership email for ALL […]

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TWIGEB (04/20/20-04/25/20)

Happy Monday GEB!  Below you will find all of the details for this week (04/20/20-04/25/20). Your assignments for this week will come from your primary band director. Please see information on Google Classroom and/or email. Percussion – refer to Mr. Schmuck’s email for your assignment. You will also complete the marching video google form assignment. Drum Major Zoom Help Sessions If you are auditioning for Drum Major for the 2020-2021 school year, we will be having conducting help sessions on the following days this week: Tuesday, April 21st (2:00 PM-3:00 PM) Thursday, April 23rd (2:00 PM-3:00 PM) Please attend help […]

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TWIGEB (04/13/20-04/18/20)

Happy Monday GEB!  The Richardson High School pit orchestra (Urinetown The Musical) has been nominated as a 2020 Best Orchestra by the Dallas Summer Musicals! This is the third time the ensemble has been awarded this nomination (2014, 2017, 2020). You can see a picture of our pit orchestra Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter. Congratulations to all! Below you will find all of the details for this week (04/13/20-04/18/20). Going into this week, you all will have two very easy assignments again! First, you are to practice the articulation exercise at 80 beats per minute and get it performance-ready; you will […]

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TWIGEB (04/06/20-04/11/20)

Happy Monday GEB!  Below you will find all of the details for this week (04/06/20-04/11/20). Going into week 3, you all have two very easy assignments! First, you are to practice your major scales and get them performance-ready (even tempo, vibrato, if applicable, etc). You will then select 2-4 of those major scales and post them on the GEB Flipgrid provided – flipgrid.com/richardsonband. Make sure to use your g.risd email. As always be professional, wear proper school attire and support one another. We, the directors, love this assignment because you will be able to see all of your friends perform […]

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TWIGEB (03/30/20-04/04/20) Audition Music and Leadership Training Opportunity!

Happy Monday GEB! Below you will find all of the details for this week (03/30/20-04/04/20). At this time, you all should have received your assignment for the week from your primary band director; make sure to submit those as instructed. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us by email and/or Google Classroom: Wind Symphony and AP Music Theory – jesus.marquez@risd.org Symphonic Winds, Percussion, Jazz – david.schmuck@risd.org Symphonic Band – ryan.reyna@risd.org Concert Band – mark.mckinney@risd.org Guard – melissa.ashley0530@yahoo.com In addition, please click the link below for audition music and information! We will discuss how the actual audition […]

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GEB At Home Learning (03/25/20)

Hello GEB, We are looking forward to connecting with you all in the coming days as we transition into at home learning. I wanted to let you know that the directors will be contacting their specific ensemble and providing some information regarding what the next couple of weeks may look like. The main platforms we will be using are Zoom, Google Classroom and/or email. As a reminder, make sure you are reaching out to your private lesson teachers, if you have not already done so. We will be sending out audition music next week! If you have any questions, please […]

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