January 10, 2022

IMPORTANT DATES THIS WEEK

1/10/2022 3p-5:30p Indoor Percussion

1/11/2022 2:45p-4:30p Symphonic Band Rehearsal

1/11/2022 3p-5p Varsity Guard

1/12/2022 3p-5p Junior Varsity Guard

1/13/2022 2:45p-4:30p Wind Ensemble Rehearsal

1/14/2022 3p-5:30p Indoor Percussion

1/14/2022 3p-5p Varsity Guard

1/15/2022 see WTSBOA website All-West Band Auditions at Arlington High School


Rehearsal Reminders:

  • Symphonic Band on Tuesdays from 2:45pm to 4:30pm

  • Wind Ensemble on Thursdays from 2:45pm to 4:30pm

  • Varsity Guard on Tuesdays and Fridays from 3:00pm to 5:00pm

  • Junior Varsity Guard on Wednesdays from 3:00pm to 5:00pm

  • Indoor Percussion on Mondays and Fridays from 3:00pm to 5:30pm

 

ALL-WEST AUDITIONS

All-West Auditions are a required event for all wind and percussion students enrolled in band. It is a graded assignment, and your grade will be based on your performance at the audition. Please check for your audition time here: https://wtsboa.website/

 

SPRING DISNEY TRIP

Please be sure that all payments for the spring trip are current and you are making the payments to John Thetford at Travel Extravaganza. Direct all questions or concerns about Spring Trip Payments to John@travel-extravaganza.com.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE

Please remember that ALL rehearsals and performances are mandatory for all members of the Houston High School Band Program. Missing rehearsals or performances can have an adverse effect on student grades. We depend on each and every band member

to have a successful year.

 

THE HOUSTON BAND DUES

Thank you to the families who have paid HHS band dues in full. All payments should have been received for the 2021-2022 year.


All payments that have been received via PayPal, Wooden Box, and PO Box have been logged/deposited. As a reminder dues are $725 (siblings $100 discount - $625).


Payments can be made by a check payable to The Houston Band Boosters that can be dropped off in the wooden box located in Mr. Taylor's office or mailed to HHS Band Boosters/P.O. Box 38233/Germantown, TN 38183. Payments can also be made via PayPal using the link on the band website (thehoustonband.com) under the members tab/payments. For clarity, please include your student's name with all correspondence and payments.


Questions about payments received or remaining balances can be sent by email to houstonbandtreasurer@gmail.com. Thank you! Molly Opferman (Assistant Treasurer - incoming funds)

 

BAND CALENDAR

Important dates have been updated on the calendar. All dates for rehearsals and performances are mandatory. Be sure to look through and mark them on your family calendar so you can avoid conflicts. https://www.thehoustonband.com/calendar


Attendance policy is outlined in the HHS Band Handbook. Please review the Houston Band Handbook on the website. https://www.thehoustonband.com/forms

 

KROGER REWARDS

Calling all Kroger Shoppers, What an easy way to support the band!! Pick Houston High School Band Boosters (BW921) as your appointed Community Partner to receive Kroger Community Rewards. THE Houston Band receives a small percentage of money just by doing your regular family shopping at Kroger! This does not impact your Kroger Fuel Points earned on purchases.

 

If you ever have any questions about class or anything band related, please reach out

to the Directors

Matt Taylor matthew.taylor@gmsdk12.org | John Hagan john.hagan@gmsdk12.org