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Weekend Update 3/26/2023

Dear M100 Family,


We have a big week ahead of us! Our Pre-UIL concert is this Thursday, the Jazz Ensemble will be performing at the Temple College Jazz Festival, and we will be revealing the 2023 M100 production, "The Heat of Winter 2: The Polar Express Strikes Back" this week!


๐Ÿš‚ ๐Ÿ˜ค ๐Ÿš‚ ๐Ÿ˜ค ๐Ÿš‚ ๐Ÿ˜ค ๐Ÿš‚ ๐Ÿ˜ค ๐Ÿš‚ ๐Ÿ˜ค ๐Ÿš‚ ๐Ÿ˜ค ๐Ÿš‚ ๐Ÿ˜ค ๐Ÿš‚ ๐Ÿ˜ค ๐Ÿš‚ ๐Ÿ˜ค


...just kidding! Here is your weekend update!


NEW INFORMATION AND UPDATES

COLOR GUARD GEORGETOWN CONTEST - Our JV and Varsity Winter Guard teams have concluded their seasons this past Saturday with JV placing 7th in their division and Varsity placing 8th in theirs. It has been awesome watching the teams perform and grow throughout the season and I am proud of all of the hard work each of you has put in! Thanks to all band members who traveled and assisted with the guard and their performances!


3/27 STATE SOLO/ENSEMBLE RECOGNITION - The 7 students that qualified for State Solo and Ensemble will be recognized at the Board Meeting at the Pittenger Center tomorrow! Below is the information for the event.


STUDENTS

Brandon Bechtel

Scarlett Finch

Jennifer Huscanga

Jeremiah Joseph

Nathaniel Neiser

Aiden Orsag

Damien Swift

  • Arrive at 5:50pm.

  • Meeting starts at 6:15pm.

  • Students will remain at the meeting for all student recognitions, then leave as a full group once all recognitions are done.

AFTER SCHOOL SECTIONAL SCHEDULE - Due to the timing of the board meeting, we will need to cancel the Wind Ensemble after school brass/percussion sectional. We WILL still have the woodwind after school sectional on Tuesday. Wind Symphony will have a FULL REHEARSAL TOMORROW ON MONDAY and the Symphonic Band will have a FULL REHEARSAL ON TUESDAY, both from 4:45pm-6:00pm.


3/29 BHS HOSTING MIDDLE SCHOOL CHOIR UIL - We will be hosting MS choir UIL this Wednesday, March 29th. The band hall will not be accessible during the day. It is my intention for the Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble to rehearse during this day. We will provide more details once we have more information.


3/30 PRE-UIL CONCERT/2023 SHOW REVEAL - The Belton High School Symphonic Band, Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble will be performing their respective UIL concert programs on Thursday, March 30 at 6:30pm in the Belton HS Performing Arts Center. We highly recommend that family and friends attend this concert, as this may be the only opportunity to hear the students perform this music due to the UIL contest taking place during the school day. Students will need to be dressed in full concert formal wear by their respective call times.


Symphonic Band - 6:00pm ON STAGE

Wind Symphony - 6:15pm IN THE BAND HALL

Wind Ensemble - 6:30pm IN THE ORCHESTRA ROOM


We will also be revealing our 2023 marching show for next year immediately after the Wind Ensemble performance!


WANT A HINT? - Check out the picture on the weekend update!


WANT ANOTHER HINT? - 600 minus 89


4/1 TEMPLE COLLEGE JAZZ FESTIVAL - The Belton High School Jazz Ensemble will be performing at the Temple College Jazz Festival at 10:00am! Please come out and support the ensemble if you are able! Admission to the performances throughout the day are free! Below is the itinerary for jazz students.


Attire: Concert Black


(Please eat a healthy breakfast before you arrive to school!)


8am - Band Hall Opens

8:15am - Call Time

8:30am - Leave for Temple College

8:45am - Arrive

9am - Unload Bus/Check-in

9:30am - Warm-up

10am - Perform

10:30am - Post Performance Clinic

11am - Return to Auditorium

12pm - Clinic with Guest Artist, Stefon Harris

1pm - Clinic Finishes/Head to Bus

1:15pm - Approx Leave Time

1:30 pm - Approx Arrival Back at BHS/Dismissal


7:30pm - Temple Jazz Orchestra and Stefon Harris Concert*


*Attendance is required unless prior notice is given and approved by Mr. Kreger


UPCOMING REHEARSALS/EVENTS

WIND ENSEMBLE

Tuesday, March 28 - Full Woodwind Sectionals, 4:45pm-6:00pm


WIND SYMPHONY

Monday, March 27 - Full Band Rehearsal, 4:45pm-6:00pm


SYMPHONIC BAND

Tuesday, March 28 - Full Band Rehearsal, 4:45pm-6:00pm


LEADERSHIP DATES

Wednesday, March 29 - Drum Major Training Session, 4:45pm-6:45pm

Friday, March 31 - Full Leadership Training Session, 4:45pm-6:45pm

Wednesday, April 5 - Drum Major Training Session, 4:45pm-6:45pm

Wednesday, April 12 - Drum Major Training Session, 4:45pm-6:45pm

Friday, April 14 - Full Leadership Training Session, 4:45pm-6:45pm

April 24-28 - LEADERSHIP AUDITIONS (TIMES TBD)


IMPORTANT FUTURE DATES

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

April 1 - Temple College Jazz Festival

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

April 22 - Reverse Raffle Band Booster Fundraiser

April 29 - Tarleton Jazz Festival

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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