TWIGEB (02/11/19-02/16/19)

Hello GEB,

Below you will find the details for this week (02/11/19-02/16/19). Remember to always check for the most updated schedule.

Open House 02/11/19
Come by the band hall and say hello!

West/Westwood Midwinter Concert 02/12/19
On Tuesday, February 12th, both of our feeder schools (West and Westwood) will be performing at the Midwinter Concert in the auditorium. Please come support them!

Spring Trip Payment #4 02/14/19 Due

The fourth spring trip $100 payment is due this Thursday, February 14th. After this payment, students should have paid $400.

TMEA Convention 02/13/19-02/16/19

The directors (along with Nicholas Lemon and Ben DiGennaro – our All-State students) be attending the Texas Music Educators Association Convention Wednesday-Saturday. Students will have a sub on Thursday and Friday. Below you will find your instructions for those two days:

  1. Everyone must practice for the duration of the period and should practice either their Solo, Ensemble and/or Concert Music.
  2. You may not use this time for homework.
  3. You are not to use this time to see other teachers.
  4. You may use the band hall, locker rooms or music library to PRACTICE, not to hang out. Each band director will let their band know where to go.
  5. You may only go to the practice rooms if you are having a lesson or if you are practicing with your accompanist.
  6. If you need to use the rest room or get a drink of water, you must ask permission from the substitute.
  7. Everyone must be in their normal seat with all supplies by 3 minutes after the bell to take attendance (Wind Symphony by 9:00 AM). Anyone not in their seat by that time will be marked tardy or absent.  Once attendance is taken, you can go practice.
  8. You cannot pack up before 3 minutes prior to the bell.
  9. You must put away all chairs and stands that you used that period.
  10. Percussionists are the only students allowed to use to percussion room for practice.

Remember that Mr. Marquez finds out about everything, so please follow directions and treat everyone with respect.

Winterguard Contest 02/16/18

Our JV and Varsity Winterguard will be competing in their second contest of the season on Saturday, February 16th at Northwest High School. Please see below for schedule.

2:31 PM – JV Performance
5:50 PM – Varsity Performance

Please contact Ms. Maldonado ( if you would like to help with the floor.

Upcoming Events

02/18 – LSU Wind Ensemble Performance / No School
02/19 – Jeff Dunham Presentation (School Event)
02/23 – RISD Chamber Music Festival
02/25 – SNAP Fundraiser
02/27 – AP Music Theory Night at the Opera
02/28 – Junior High Percussion Concert
03/02 – Winterguard Contest – Saginaw High School
03/04 – Concerto Prelims
03/05 – Marching Percussion Clinic
03/06 – Concerto Finals
03/08 – AP Music Theory Practice Test

Thank you,

Mr. Marquez

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