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Weekend Update 2/19/2023

Updated: Feb 20, 2023

Dear M100 Family,


Happy Sunday! Reminder that there is NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH OR TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21ST! Enjoy your extra two days off, but don't forget about Solo/Ensemble this Saturday! Here is your weekend update!

NEW INFORMATION AND UPDATES

2/18 WINTER GUARD CONTEST - The Belton JV Guard placed 4th in their division and the Varsity Guard places 5th in their division at the Hays Winter Guard Contest. The next performance will be on Saturday, March 11th at Vista Ridge High School. Please continue to support and cheer on the guard through the Winter Guard season!


2/21 JAZZ ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE - The jazz ensemble will be performing for the BHS Culture Day for teachers on Tuesday, February 21st (THIS IS A CHANGE FROM THE PREVIOUSLY LISTED DATE!) Attire is all black, and call time is 7:00am in the band hall. Don't forget to set your alarms!


2/20 AND 2/21 SOLO REHEARSALS - With Solo/Ensemble coming up this weekend, we will hold solo rehearsals with accompanists on Monday and Tuesday, despite not having school on these days. The band hall will open at 4:15pm on both days. Please check the schedule below to see if you are scheduled to work with your accompanist, and please let me know ASAP if you are listed and this time does not work for you.


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20

(Accompanist - Wu)

4:15pm - Faith Rodriguez

4:30pm - Darlan Paz

4:45pm - Caleb Welborn


(Accompanist - DPG) CANCELLED! WE WILL NEED TO MOVE THESE TIMES TO WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22 AFTER SCHOOL! PLEASE EMAIL kevin.kwaku@bisd.net IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO REHEARSE WEDNESDAY AFTER SCHOOL!

4:15pm - Chance Frary

4:30pm - Tim McCormick

4:45pm - Cole Vance

5:00pm - Alex Bruce

5:15pm - Nathan Whitfield

5:30pm - Riley Young

5:45pm - Marshall Blazier

6:00pm - Harrison Oss


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21

4:15pm - Nathaniel Neiser

4:30pm - Judah Kahler

4:45pm - Liam Bower

5:00pm - Aiden Orsag

5:15pm - Bobby Richeson

5:30pm - Justin Jones

5:45pm - Brandon Bechtel

6:00pm - Kyan Pulley


2/25 SOLO AND ENSEMBLE CONTEST - The upcoming Solo and Ensemble Contest will be held on Saturday, February 25th at Temple High School. Please click HERE to access the schedule for the event. Students, please arrive no later than 30 minutes before your performance time and DRESS PROFESSIONALLY for this event! (A nice button down, slacks, nice dress, etc., are perfectly accessible. Do not wear a tuxedo.) We will go over solo/ensemble etiquette in classes on Thursday, mainly to discuss using the following script.


BEFORE PERFORMANCE

"Hello, my name is 'Firstname Lastname' and I will be performing 'Pieceofmusic' by 'Composername' for you today." (PLAY TUNING NOTE WITH PIANO)


AFTER PERFORMANCE

"Thank you for listening to me."


UPCOMING REHEARSALS

WIND ENSEMBLE

February 22 - Clarinet/Sax/Low Reed Sectionals, 4:45pm-6:00pm

February 24 - Flute Sectionals, 3:30pm-4:45pm

February 24 - Low Brass Sectionals, 4:45pm-6:00pm


WIND SYMPHONY

NO SECTIONALS THIS WEEK


SYMPHONIC BAND

February 22 - Full Band Rehearsal - 4:45pm-6:00pm


WINTER GUARD

February 22 - Combined WG Rehearsal, 4:45pm-7:45pm

February 23 - JV WG Rehearsal, 4:45pm-7:45pm

February 24 - Varsity WG Rehearsal, 4:45pm-7:45pm


IMPORTANT FUTURE DATES

February 25 - Solo/Ensemble Contest, Temple HS

March 30 - BHS Pre-UIL Concert (All bands will perform)

April 19-21 - UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Evaluations

April 22 - Reverse Raffle Band Booster Fundraiser

May 19 - M100 Band Banquet

May 20-22 - M100 Spring Trip to Dallas, TX

May 27 - State Solo/Ensemble Contest


PREVIOUS INFORMATION AND UPDATES

NEW YEAR, NEW REMIND - There will be a new Remind for the new school year. Remind is used to send out pertinent info and updates to M100 families and members. Follow the instructions below to join the 2022-2023 M100 Remind.

  • Join with the Remind app or text this code to 81010 - @m1002223

BELTON M100 YOUTUBE CHANNEL - The Belton M100 has a new YouTube channel showcasing performances from the previous school year and onward. Please check out and subscribe to the channel by clicking HERE.


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