TWIGEB – Week of November 15, 2021

Hello Golden Eagle Band Family,

Please continue to look for specific emails from individual directors regarding your specific rehearsal schedule. The schedule outlined below is more of a big picture view of things that may apply to everyone.

This Week’s Schedule

Tuesday, November 16

  • 5:30pm-9:30pm – All-Region Orchestra Wind/Percussion Auditions @ Duncanville HS
    • ***Select Wind Symphony and Percussion Students Only***

Thursday, November 18

  • 5:30pm – All-Region Orchestra Sectionals @ Duncanville HS
    • ***Selected All-Region Orchestra Students Only***

Next Week Preview

November 22-26 – Thanksgiving Holiday!

Week After Next

Tuesday, November 30

  • Symphonic Winds Full Band Rehearsal – 4:30-6:00pm

Wednesday, December 1

  • Concert Band Full Band Rehearsal – 4:30-6:00pm

Thursday, December 2

  • Symphonic Band Full Band Rehearsal – 4:30-6:00pm

Saturday, December 4

  • 7:45am-10:00am City of Richardson Holiday Parade
    • Color Guard, Battery, and Non-All Region Woodwind/Brass Students only
    • See details below…

More Details…

Tuesday, November 16

All-Region Orchestra Wind/Percussion Auditions @ Duncanville HS

Everyone who is enrolled in this audition has received a separate email with details.

Mon-Fri, November 22-26

Thanksgiving Break

No school and no rehearsals this week. Enjoy the week off!

Saturday, December 4

City of Richardson Holiday Parade

This involves all Battery and Color Guard students. Additionally, all woodwind and brass students who are not auditioning for All-Region are required to participate. Start time is 7:45am in the RHS Band Hall. Click HERE for the full itinerary and more information.

Lost & Found

Any remaining items in the lost and found pile in the band library will be donated to Goodwill and/or RISD clothes closet during Thanksgiving week if it is still there. If you have misplaced anything from marching season, be sure you check that area to see if it is there this week.

Looking Ahead…

Wednesday, December 8

RHS Winter Concert @ RHS Auditorium – 7:30pm

The RHS Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Symphonic Winds, Wind Symphony, and Jazz Band will perform in this festive end-of-semester concert. More details to follow regarding specific call times and concert attire. Concert shoes, tux shirts, etc. will be delivered before Thanksgiving.

Friday & Saturday, December 10 & 11

TMEA All-Region Band Auditions @ Duncanville HS

All 10-12 grade students (and select 9th graders) in Wind Symphony and Symphonic Winds are required to audition for All-Region. Be sure you are practicing your 3 Etudes for your instrument and submitting your assignments in Google Classroom for a grade. Students in Symphonic Band and Concert Band have alternate etudes that will be passed off for a grade in the coming weeks, as well. The due date for all etudes is Friday, December 10.

Let’s make it a great week!

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