TWIGEB (05/20/19-05/27/19)

Hello GEB,

Below you will find the details regarding next week (05/20/19-05/27/19). Remember to always check for the most updated schedule. Congratulations to our 2019-2020 leadership team! Please see TWIGEB email for leadership, concert band and color guard results; jazz and percussion will be released later this week.

Band Banquet FINAL RSVP Reminder – 05/20/19 by 6:00 PM

The “Circus” band banquet is quickly approaching. To RSVP, visit All parents and band students are encouraged to attend to celebrate our many successful moments throughout the year!

Tickets are now $40 per person (credit card only). Final ticket sales are May 20th at 6:00 PM. Tickets will not be sold at the door so get your tickets for this event now.

Physical Opportunity – 05/21/19

RHS will be offering an opportunity to complete your physical for $15 on Tuesday, May 21st in the RHS Freshman Gym from 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Per UIL rules, students will now be REQUIRED to do a physical for the 2019-2020 school year. All students must have a physical complete before our July Camp, but it would be preferred if it was completed before our June Camp.

Legacy Jazz Concert 05/21/19

The Legacy Jazz Concert will start at 7:00 PM in the RHS auditorium. ALL students and parents are encouraged to attend.

Students – please see Mr. Schmuck for details.

Spring Concert 05/22/19

All family and friends are invited to our last concert of the year! We will be starting off the concert with the Concert Band at 7:o0 PM. Ensemble director will be communicating specific details for students.

RISD Marching Band Parent Meeting 05/23/19

In an effort to update PARENTS on changes and expectations of the marching band activity, Mr. Bradford, Executive Director of Fine Arts for Richardson ISD, will be presenting a session on Thursday, May 23—RHS auditorium 7:00 pm.  Topics will include UIL expectations, history of the marching arts, RISD expectations for marching excellence, and Marching Band 101. This meeting is for ALL RISD parents; there will be not space for students in the auditorium.

Band Inventory 05/23/19

We will begin our inventory on Thursday, May 23rd. Please bring all items -marching instrument(s), concert instrument(s), mouthpiece(s), mute(s), folder, lock, etc.

Sax/Low Reed Pizza Party 05/23/19

We will be providing pizza for all sax/low reed students after school on Thursday, May 23rd for being the most spirited section.

Honors Level Band Materials Due 05/24/19 (if applicable)

Please turn in both concert reviews with program/ticket and research paper or composition to Mr. Marquez. Please place in his box by 5:00 PM on 05/24/19. Failure to complete materials on time will result in a grade deduction for the semester.

Band Banquet 05/24/19

Friday May 24th at Hyatt Regency Richardson – 7pm to 11pm.

Dress is semi-formal. Free photo opportunity at 6:30 PM for all. Seniors will enter the dining area at 6:45pm for seating. The doors will open at 7:00pm for general seating. Please make sure to sit in your student’s grade section.

Spring Creek Elementary Memorial Day Parade 05/27/19

The Golden Eagle Band will be performing at the SCE Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27th. This event is REQUIRED for old/new leadership and drumline. All others are welcomed! Please see below for details:

Call Time: 8:15 AM (load buses)
Location: RHS Band
Attire: GEB black shorts and GEB purple, Dri-fit and tennis shoes
You will need your marching instrument, flip folder and lyre
Event will conclude at 12:15 PM (est)


Upcoming Events

05/27 – Memorial Day Parade (Current/New Leadership and Drumline)
05/30 – Leadership Training
05/31 – Leadership Training
06/02 – Graduation
06/03 – 06/08 – June Camp

Thank you,

Mr. Marquez

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