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Weekend Update 4-2-22

Dear M100 Family,


Hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend! Thanks to all students for excellent performances in our Pre-UIL Concert on Thursday night. We received great comments from the judges and we hope our band families and friends enjoyed the concert! Congratulations to our Jazz Band for earning straight 1’s at the Temple Jazz Fest yesterday! (highest ratings possible). Congrats to the students and Mr. Kwaku and Mr. Kreger for their fine teaching! The next contest for this group is Sat. April 9th in San Antonio - best of luck!


Please read on…


Congratulations to Senior Ezekiel Trahan for being accepted into the College of Music at the Stephen F. Austin University!


Congratulations to Emily LInklater for qualifying for State level competition with Skills USA! Best of luck at State!


**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!


UIL CONCERT AND SIGHTREADING CONTEST IS APRIL 20th and 21st.

Contest is at Copperas Cove High School. Parents / Family are encouraged to attend and may accompany the band in the sightreading room as well. No admittance or parking fees.

Performance day/times for each band:

Symphonic & Concert Band (combined) - April 20 at 11:30am

Wind Symphony - April 21st at 9:00am

Wind Ensemble - April 21st at 4:20pm

*More detailed itinerary will be published on the band website (itinerary page) soon.


BHS BAND BOOSTER CLUB MEETING / BAND BANQUET INFO.

Our next Booster Club Meeting will be held on Monday, April 4th at 6:30pm in the BHS Commons. The agenda will include executive committee nominations and banquet planning.


Our Banquet Committee is hard at work making plans for our May 20th event! Banquet ticket sales will open online on Monday, April 18th. Parent and guest tickets will cost $30, band student tickets will cost $20, and senior band students will be admitted at no charge.


IT’S APRIL AND THAT MEANS BUSY, BUSY, BUSY TILL JUNE! NEW EVENTS ADDED TO THE CALENDAR. LOOK PLEASE:


UP-COMING EVENTS - PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

April 4 - Band Booster Meeting - BHS Commons 6:30pm

April 7 - Symphonic/Concert Full Rehearsal - 4:45pm-6pm

April 9 - Fiesta Jazz Competition - St. Mary’s University, San Antonio. 4:05pm - Jazz Band competes.

April 12 - Symphonic/Concert Full Rehearsal - 4:45pm-6pm

April 14 - Symphonic/Concert Full Rehearsal - 4:45pm-6pm

April 20 - Symphonic/Concert Band at UIL Concert & Sightreading Contest - Copperas Cove HS

April 21 - Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble at UIL Concert & Sightreading Contest - Copperas Cove HS

April 22 - Leadership info. Meeting 4:45pm-7pm. Band Hall

April 25 - 28 - Auditions for next year’s bands (grades 8-11). After school. Details coming soon.

April 29 - Leadership training 4:45pm-7pm. Band Hall

May 2 & 4 - Drum Major training 4:45pm-7pm. Band Hall

May 3 & 5 - Leadership training 4:45pm-7pm. Band Hall

May 6 - Belton Drumline Auditions 5pm-7pm. Band Hall

May 9 - Drum Major Auditions - 4:45pm-7pm. Band Hall

May 10 - Jazz Concert (BHS, BMS, SBMS) - 6:30pm. BHS PAC

May 11 & 12 - Section Leader Auditions. Band Hall (after school)

May 13 - Spring Band Concert - 6:30pm - BHS Performing Arts Center

May 16 - Percussion Concert (BHS, BMS, SBMS) - 6:30pm. BHS PAC

May 17 - Graduation Band Rehearsal 8am-8:30am. (Graduation Band = Wind Ensemble members confirmed after audition) ColorGuard Senior Showcase - BHS Main Gym - 5pm-6:30pm

May 18 - Graduation Band Rehearsal 8am-8:30am

May 19 - Graduation Band Rehearsal 8am-8:30am

May 23 - Graduation Band Rehearsal 8am-8:30am

May 24 - Graduation Band Rehearsal 8am-8:30am

May 19 - Spring Football Game - Tiger Field

May 20 - BDL and ColorGuard - Proud to be an American parade - Miller Heights Elem. (AM)

May 20 - Band Banquet at Expo Center

May 23 - Marching Band Fundamentals Camp for all current and new members 5-8pm

May 24 - Marching Band Fundamentals Camp for all current and new members 5-7:30pm, Parent Meeting - 7:30pm-8:30pm

May 26 - Graduation - 1pm

May 28 or 30 - Texas State Solo & Ensemble Contest - Pflugerville, TX. Actual date to be announced.


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.


SENIORS NEWS

Send the following pictures in an email or text to Senior Michael Summers:

  1. Send a picture of you from this year (your Senior year)

  2. Send a baby picture of you

  3. 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 : michaelsummersjr1@gmail.com

Phone Number ( Best way of contact ) : 254-314-9461


STATE SOLO AND ENSEMBLE CONTEST

*Students will perform either on May 28th (Sat.) or 30th (Mon) in Austin. (bus provided) Students have been registered and the final schedule should be communicated on or before May 6th. Please keep both dates open just in case. Thank you!


SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


  1. MUSIC CLUB OF TEMPLE. DUE DATE: APRIL 10, 2022


Music Club Scholarship applications.rtf (1)
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Download PDF • 91KB


  1. LEA COURINGTON SCHOLARSHIP (DALLAS WINDS). DUE DATE: APRIL 15, 2022

https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=_H3yqyG-UEqCaBodF2KnJyWFWFgf3chMhZgDP_gVDFdURTA3TUlHV0pQOU5MRkJIMk9FMkhYRUQ0OC4u


BHS BANDS ENSEMBLE DINNER CONCERT REFUNDS:

If you still need to - please notify cassie.fothergill@gmail.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 - m100boosters.treasurer@gmail.com.


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:

https://e9b8e872-4bd9-40db-af71-4ab42baa1ed3.filesusr.com/ugd/3a7976_9515f6aca4f04a9696f13a1ceded7f80.pdf


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 - shannon.gill@bisd.net

Wind Symphony - kevin.kwaku@bisd.net

Symphonic Band - christopher.kreger@bisd.net

Concert Band - kevin.kwaku@bisd.net

All things Percussion - ian.smith@bisd.net

Winter Guard - cody.hudnall@bisd.net


BAND REMIND:

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:

https://www.facebook.com/BeltonBandBoosters


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 shannon.gill@bisd.net and I can reset the password back to your child’s school ID.




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