ALL REGION AUDITIONS: Freshman Auditions
Date: Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
Auditionees: 9th grade students who are signed up to audition
Location: Shoemaker H.S. 3302 N. Clear Creek Dr., Killeen, TX. 76549
Itinerary for the day:
8:00am – Students meet in BHS band hall, roll taken at 8:05am
8:20am – Buses leave from BHS to take students to Shoemaker HS for auditions
9:00am – arrive at Shoemaker HS. Percussion students help unload equipment. All other students to cafeteria for check-in and warm-up
9:30am – judge’s meeting (all directors will be in this meeting)
10:00am – auditions begin
No way of knowing when auditions will finish – depends on the number of students auditioning, judge panels, etc. Please read on…
This will be a short audition but we have no actual idea of when each room will finish. At this time we are not planning on any student leaving the audition before the entire group is done. Please contact Mrs. Gill if there is a concern. Thank you.
12/9 BHS Jazz & Percussion Concert with NBMS, SBMS, and LBMS
Concert starts at 7:00pm in BHS PAC
(Jazz 1 & 2 meet in the PAC at 6:30 to watch percussion)
BHS Percussion: 6:30 PM Warm Up On Stage
BHS Jazz 2 7:35 PM-warm up in Band Hall, 8:10 PM -perform
BHS Jazz 1 7:45 PM -warm up in Band Hall, 8:20 PM-perform
Clean Up and move equipment back to Band Hall - 8:40 PM
12/12 BHS Bands Winter Concert Itinerary
This concert is mandatory and serves as the Final Exam grade for students in band this semester.
*All students need to wear the formal concert wear provided by the school – tuxedo and gowns.
Tuxedo – Tux jacket, Tux pants, bowtie – provided by school AND white button-down, collared shirt, long black socks, nice black dress shoes – provided by students Gown – provided by school AND closed-toe black dress shoes (low heel), modest jewelry please. No hair accessories except black headband or hair tie. (all items except dress provided by student)
Student Call Times: 6:00pm — Concert Band on stage warming up
6:00pm — Symphonic 2 warm up in Band Hall
6:10pm — Symphonic 1 warm up in choir room
6:30pm — Wind Ensemble warm up in Band Hall
Concert performance times (approximate):
6:30pm — Concert Band
6:40pm — Symphonic 2
6:50pm — Symphonic 1
7:00pm — Wind Ensemble
Students will be allowed to leave after their band plays if they want as it is a school night. We encourage all students to stay and watch others but we understand if someone needs to leave. Students (except tubas) not allowed back in the band hall to put away instruments after their performance if a band is warming up (warm ups going on until about 7pm). Students take instruments and UNIFORMS home with them and bring back the next day. Uniforms will be kept at school. Students will get to take home formal wear this Friday the 6th.
Also – please bring some cash to the concert as our Color Guard will be selling goodies outside of the auditorium to help raise money for their Winter Guard season!