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Weekend Update 12-13-19

Dear M100 Families, Congratulations to all of our band students for a fantastic week of concerts! Jazz, Percussion, and all the concert bands had outstanding performances this week! That’s not all – we have 5 students in the All Region Orchestra and their concert is this Saturday at 5:00pm at Baylor University in the McCrary Music Building. Several of our freshman will be auditioning for a spot in the Freshman All Region Band this Saturday at Shoemaker HS as well. Also – A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL OF YOU for supporting our Winter Guard students! They made $500 selling goodies at the concert! Thank you all so much!

Big Thank You to our boosters for their constant support AND to Mrs. Cobb for her endless work with our uniforms! Couldn’t do this without all of the support! I truly appreciate all of you!!!!

Latest info:


Medical forms are due to Mrs. Gill on Monday, Dec. 16th. If you need a form please see the website – Senior Spring Trip 2020.


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.  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.

Concession stand and warm-up will be in the cafeteria and signs will be posted as to where the audition rooms will be located.  There is to be no playing in the halls. Keep cafeteria clean – pick up after yourselves.

Students will be made aware of the electronics rules and how to properly behave in the audition room. TMEA now encourages us to turn in information on schools where students disrespect the audition process and letters of reprimand can be sent to directors and administrators if your students cause problems during the auditions.

Students should wear comfy clothes, bring all music (measures numbered), pencils, books to read, water, snacks (may not be able to eat in audition rooms but water is ok), homework. Phone can be in the room with you but must be turned off.

*AREA AUDITIONS – for those who qualified are at Duncanville H.S. in Duncanville, TX. On January 11th. School bus transportation will be provided. Itinerary to come.

*REGION ORCHESTRA – Clinic/Concert is this Saturday, Dec. 14th. Concert is this Saturday at 5:00pm at Baylor University in the McCrary Music Building. Clinic information has been shared with participants.

*REGION BAND CLINIC/CONCERT – JANUARY 17 & 18. Do not plan anything else on these days. The clinic usually begins after school on the 17th (Bus provided) and continues on the 18th then the concert is the 18th in the evening. Host school is Copperas Cove H.S. More information to come.

Schedule for this coming week:

Mon., Dec. 16 8:30am – Pictures of Freshman region band members in the band hall

5:00pm – 8:00pm JV Winter Guard rehearsal

Tues., Dec. 17 5:00pm – 8:00pm – Varsity & C Winter Guard rehearsal

Wed., Dec. 18 and Thurs., Dec. 19 Half day – 8:50am – 1:35pm

*********************** HAPPY HOLIDAYS! **************************

UNIFORMS: Please turn in your concert uniform if you haven’t already.

If a student has lost all or part of it, they will be financially responsible for its replacement.

Uniform Price List (in case of loss or damage):

Notch Lapel Tuxedo Jacket- $60

Adjustable Tuxedo pants- $28

Melisma Gown- $71

3-5 weeks to ship and does not include tax or shipping. 

Up-Coming Events (All dates are also found on our Band Website Calendar -

Sat., Dec. 14 - All Region Freshman Band Auditions - Shoemaker HS

Sat., Dec. 14 – All Region Orchestra Clinic / Concert – Baylor University Wed., Dec. 18 & Thurs., Dec. 19 - Early release - 1:35pm @ BHS Dec. 20 - Jan. 7 - Winter Break - No School

Sat. Jan. 11 – Area Band Auditions – Duncanville HS

NEXT WEEKEND UPDATE WILL BE JAN.7th, 2020 – Happy New Year!

Thank you as always for your continued support! GO BIG RED! 

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