Weekend Update 3-27-22
Dear M100 Family,
Hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend! It’s been a fantastic weekend for our Varsity ColorGuard! Their performance at the TCGC State Championships was absolutely beautiful and they placed 8th place overall! Congratulations to the Varsity and JV Guards for an outstanding season! See some pictures below.
Congratulations to Senior Ethan Rasmussen for being accepted into the College of Music at the University of North Texas!
**If your child receives an award, gets accepted into college, or earns another other sort of distinction, let us know! We are proud and happy to highlight all the great things about our students!
PRE-UIL CONCERT THURSDAY, MARCH 31 - MANDATORY FOR ALL BAND STUDENTS
Uniform - Concert Tux and pants, white tux shirt, bow tie, long black socks, nice dress black shoes, Concert dress, closed-toe black dress shoes, minimal jewelry.
*Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony will take uniforms home Wednesday 3/30. Symphonic and Concert Band need to stay after school or come back by 5:30pm to change. They won’t take uniforms home the night before.
ALL STUDENTS WILL BRING UNIFORMS BACK ON FRIDAY APRIL 1ST.
We will have two judges in the auditorium.
Parents and friends are welcome.
Symphonic / Concert Band: 6pm warm-up on stage / 6:30pm perform
Wind Symphony: 6:15pm warm-up in band hall / 6:50pm perform
Wind Ensemble: 6:45pm warm-up in band hall / 7:20pm perform
*Students do not have to stay for all the concerts, however, they SHOULD NOT return to the band hall while a band is warming up there. Only Tubas may enter the band hall to put away their instruments. Everyone else - take your instrument home.
Wind Ensemble - Tear down and return percussion equipment and stands to band hall
UIL CONCERT AND SIGHTREADING CONTEST IS APRIL 20th and 21st.
*Each band will perform on only one day. More details as we get them.
AUDITIONS FOR NEXT YEAR’S BANDS - APRIL 25-28
We will have auditions for all current 8th-11th graders April 25-28 after school. Music will be available to all this Wednesday, March 30th. These auditions will determine band placements (scheduling) for the 2022-2023 school year.
Send the following pictures in an email or text to Senior Michael Summers:
Send a picture of you from this year (your Senior year)
Send a baby picture of you
Send a picture of yourself AND your plans for the future (college, military, other) (can be the same picture as #1)
PICTURES ARE DUE NOW! FUTURE PLANS MAY BE SHARED AS YOU GET THE INFO.
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone Number ( Best way of contact ) : 254-314-9461
STUDENTS RECOGNIZED AT MONDAY, 3/28 BOARD MEETING
We are excited to recognize the band solo/ensemble state qualifiers at the board meeting on Monday, March 28! Please invite these students to be recognized that evening. We ask that this group arrive at the Pittenger Fine Arts Center by 4:40 p.m. for the 5:00 p.m. start of the board meeting. NOTE: There is no workshop so the regular meeting has been moved to 5:00 p.m. instead of 6:15. Students - please dress to impress - there will be pictures taken! Parents are welcome as well.
Altrusa Scholarship. Any student who is or will be attending a college or vocational school in the state of Texas can apply. There are ten, $2,000 scholarships that will be awarded. Go online to altrusatemple.org and fill out ALL of the information. ALL information has to be submitted or the application will not be considered. The deadline is March 31.
Music Club of Temple
The Music Club of Temple is pleased to announce the 2022 adjudicated Scholarship Competition & Senior Awards Recital.
This year’s competition will be held on Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 4 o’clock in the afternoon, at the Cultural Activities Center, Saulsbury Room, Temple. The Music Club holds this recital each spring to honor high school senior music students.
Entrance applications are attached and may be reproduced as needed. Applications must be received by April 10, 2022. Applications may be sent to the address below. Applications may also be obtained and returned via email at the email address below.
The following scholarships are available:
Nora Lee Wendland Scholarship, $1,000
Durward B. Howard Scholarship, $500
Ann Chamlee Scholarship, $500
Roy Finney Scholarship, $500
Please encourage your senior music students to participate. The attached participant criteria and competition rules are provided to assist your students in preparing for the recital. Please feel free to call, email or text me if you need any further information.
Chair, Music Club of Temple Scholarship Competition
609 W. Shell Ave.
Temple, Texas 76502
BHS BANDS ENSEMBLE DINNER CONCERT REFUNDS:
If you still need to - please notify email@example.com of your choice for ensemble dinner refund. You can request a full refund, donate your payment to the booster account, or apply your money to your student's Charms account.
CHARMS FINANCIAL REPORTS
If you receive a financial statement from Charms which seems to communicate that you owe money to the band boosters and you feel you’ve been emailed in error, please contact Steven Bower, our Booster Treasurer - firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Band Directors of Belton ISD proudly present...
The Belton Band Commission Project
The Belton ISD Bands are commissioning 2 band pieces in Honor of long-time Belton HS Director of Bands Mark Nalley, and in Remembrance of former Lake Belton MS Head Director, Kim Flowers. These 2 amazing directors contributed so much to the Belton ISD Band program and mentored countless young teachers.
Please consider donating to help fund this project. Type in this link to see more information and to donate: beltonmarching100.com/commission-project
Some pictures from TMEA: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1sVkGUinbVbSKt0kac0bTu_d9YjrJ_6g6?usp=sharing
M100 INSTRUMENTAL PRIVATE LESSON SCHOLARSHIPS!
Private lessons are STRONGLY encouraged for all students for individualized assistance and musical skill advancement. Financial assistance is available (lesson scholarship).
For the Lesson Scholarship Application - please click here:
You can find contact information for our Private Lesson Teachers here: https://www.beltonmarching100.com/private-lesson-instructors
PRIVATE LESSONS CAN BE CONDUCTED VIRTUALLY OR IN PERSON
Parents need to contact lesson teachers directly to set up private lessons.
BAND SECTIONALS, WINTERGUARD REHEARSALS:
Each student in a BHS band will have a sectional outside of the school day once a week this semester. These sectionals will be updated on our band calendar. Please contact your child’s director with any questions. Winter Guard rehearsals are also posted on our band calendar.
Wind Ensemble - email@example.com
Wind Symphony - firstname.lastname@example.org
Symphonic Band - email@example.com
Concert Band - Christopher.firstname.lastname@example.org
All things Percussion - email@example.com
Color Guard - firstname.lastname@example.org
UP-COMING EVENTS - PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
March 31 - Pre UIL Concert - 6:30pm - BHS Performing Arts Center
April 20 & 21 - UIL Concert & Sightreading Contest
April 25 - 28 - Auditions for next year’s bands (grades 8-11). After school.
May 13 - Spring Band Concert - 6:30pm - BHS Performing Arts Center
May 20 - Band Banquet
May 26 - Graduation
To join a class, text the code to 81010
All Students & Parents: @m1002021 ( 2021-2022 M100)
Leadership: @m100lead ( 2021-2022 Leadership)
For some great pictures - visit the Belton Band Boosters Facebook page:
RETURN TO PARTICIPATION AFTER A COVID DIAGNOSIS - PLEASE CONTACT A BHS NURSE FOR INFORMATION ON PROPER RETURN PROCEDURE. THANK YOU.
*See band calendar for all rehearsals and events: https://www.beltonmarching100.com/calendar
HOW TO ACCESS YOUR CHARMS ACCOUNT:
Go to our band website - beltonmarching100.com.
Click the red button on the home page - “Access your Charms account”
Go to Login
Drop down to “Parent/Student/Members”
Your school code is: BeltonBand
Student Area Password is: your child’s student ID OR whatever personal password you have changed it to. If you can’t remember, email email@example.com and I can reset the password back to your child’s school ID.