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Weekend Update 12/4

Dear M100 Family,


Congratulations to those who participated in the All-Region band auditions yesterday at Harker Heights! The staff is very proud of the work you have put in since the etudes were released in July, and we are excited to see how much more we can grow as we progress through the school year! Also, concert week is upon us! There is a lot to think about and prepare for as we approach our final performances of the semester. Here is your weekend update!


UPCOMING EVENTS

December 5 - Combined Winter Guard Rehearsal, 4:45pm-7:45pm

December 5 - Booster Club Meeting CANCELLED

December 6 - BHS CLUSTER JAZZ CONCERT, 6:30pm

December 7 - Varsity Winter Guard Rehearsal, 4:45pm-7:45pm

December 8 - JV Winter Guard Rehearsal, 4:45pm-7:45pm

December 9 - BHS WINTER CONCERT, 6:30pm

December 10 - TMEA FRESHMAN REGION BAND AUDITIONS (Shoemaker HS), 8:00am Call Time @ BHS

December 10 - TMEA Region 8 Orchestra Clinic/Concert (Details TBD)

December 12 - BHS Musical Pit Orchestra Meeting, 4:45pm-5:15pm

December 12 - Combined Winter Guard Rehearsal, 4:45pm-7:45pm

December 13 - SBMS Holiday Concert, 6:30pm

December 14 - Varsity Winter Guard Rehearsal, 4:45pm-7:45pm

December 15 - JV Winter Guard Rehearsal, 4:45pm-7:45pm

December 19-January 3 -NO SCHOOL, WINTER BREAK

January 4 - First Day of Spring Semester

January 7 - TMEA AREA AUDITIONS, Duncanville HS


NEW INFORMATION AND UPDATES

12/5 FORMAL WEAR PICK-UP - Students will need to pick up their formal wear from the band hall TOMORROW, MONDAY DECEMBER 5. Mrs. Grant will be in the band hall after school tomorrow and on Thursday to address any concerns. Please take your formal wear home and try it on so we can solve any issues before the performance on Friday!


REGION 8 ALL-REGION AUDITION RESULTS - On Saturday, we had 52 students attend the Region 8 All-Region band auditions. Among those students, we had 30 students place in an ensemble and 19 students qualify for 6A Area! All of these students will perform at the All-Region Clinic and Concert on January 20-21, and the Area students will move on to the Area auditions on January 7 in Duncanville to compete for a spot in the Texas All-State Band!


FLUTE

2nd - Kacy Olson (2nd Wind Symphony, 6A AREA)

12th - Aiden Valdez (6th Symphonic Band, 6A AREA)

16th - Faith Rodriguez (4th Concert Band, 6A AREA)


CLARINET

5th - Mya Villarreal (5th Wind Symphony, 6A AREA)

16th - Chloe Motl (7th Symphonic Band)

19th - Hector Hoffman (1st Concert Band)

27th - Akina Gonzalez (9th Concert Band, 6A AREA)


BASS CLARINET

6th - Sean Sisneroz (2nd Concert Band)


ALTO SAX

4th - Brandon Bechtel (4th Wind Symphony, 6A AREA)


TENOR SAX

4th - Caleb Welborn (2nd Symphonic Band)


BARI SAX

3rd - Logan Floyd (1st Concert Band)


TRUMPET

4th - Damien Swift (4th Wind Symphony, 6A AREA)

16th - Marshall Blazier (2nd Concert Band, 6A AREA)

17th - Colby Franklin (3rd Concert Band, 6A AREA)

19th - Alicia Osborn (5th Concert Band, 6A AREA)


HORN

7th - Tim McCormick (2nd Symphonic Band, 6A AREA)

14th - Zach Linklater (4th Concert Band, 6A AREA)


TENOR TROMBONE

1st - Pablo Ureste (1st Wind Symphony, 6A AREA)

8th - Autumn Madetzke (4th Symphonic Band, 6A AREA)

10th- Thaddeus Henderson (2nd Concert Band, 6A AREA)


BASS TROMBONE

1st - Duncan Lancaster (1st Wind Symphony, 6A AREA)


TUBA

5th - Josh Navarrette (1st Symphonic Band)

8th - Justin Jones (4th Symphonic Band)

11th - Ava Cromwell (3rd Concert Band)


PERCUSSION

1st - Sam Fothergill (1st Wind Symphony, 6A AREA)

5th - Diego Santiago Cruz (5th Wind Symphony, 6A AREA)

6th - Jeremiah Joseph (6th Wind Symphony, 6A AREA)

14th - Jennifer Huscanga (6th Symphonic Band)

16th - Alyssa Nickerson (8th Symphonic Band)

21st - Brennan Lanham (5th Concert Band)


12/10 TMEA FRESHMAN REGION 8 BAND AUDITIONS - The TMEA Freshman All-Region Band auditions will be held on Saturday, December 10 at Shoemaker High School. We will take buses from BHS and our call time will be 8:00am. Below is a rough itinerary for the day:


8:00am - Call time at BHS

8:15am - Depart for Shoemaker HS 8:45am - Arrive at Shoemaker HS

10:00am - Auditions Begin

12:30pm - Approx. Audition End Time (for all auditions)

1:00pm - Approx. Audition End Time

1:30pm - Approx. Arrive at BHS


Parents, if you would like to pick up your child from Shoemaker, please email me at kevin.kwaku@bisd.net. Thank you!


12/6 BHS CLUSTER JAZZ CONCERT - The Belton MS, South Belton MS and Belton HS Jazz Ensembles will be performing their Holiday Jazz concert on Tuesday, December 6 at 6:30pm in the BHS PAC. Each of the ensembles have been working hard to put these programs together and would greatly appreciate your support!


BHS JAZZ - CALL TIME IS 6:15PM, ATTIRE IS ALL BLACK


12/9 BHS BANDS WINTER CONCERT - The BHS Symphonic Band, Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble will be performing their Winter Concert on Friday, December 9 at 6:00pm (THIS IS A CHANGE) in the BHS PAC. Each of the ensembles have been working hard to put these programs together and would greatly appreciate your support! Symphonic Band, you have a quick turn-around to be ready to go between the end of school


SYMPHONIC BAND - CALL TIME IS 5:30PM, FULLY DRESSED AND ON STAGE

WIND SYMPHONY - CALL TIME IS 5:50PM IN THE BAND HALL

WIND ENSEMBLE - CALL TIME IS 6:20PM IN THE BAND HALL


12/12 PIT ORCHESTRA MEETING - The Pit Orchestra for the 2023 BHS Musical, "Urinetown" will be on Monday, December 12 from 4:45pm-5:15pm. I will be approaching players based on All-Region Audition results. Instrumentation is very limited for this musical so there will not be as many players as in years past.





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