May 2, 2022

IMPORTANT DATES THIS WEEK

5/2/2022 3p-5p Guard Clinic

5/2/2022 6p Band Banquet

5/3/2022 2:45p-4:30p Symphonic Band Rehearsal

5/3/2022 4p-5:30p Percussion Clinic

5/4/2022 3p-5p Guard Clinic

5/5/2022 2:45p-4:30p Wind Ensemble Rehearsal

5/5/2022 3p-5p Percussion Clinic

5/7/2022 Percussion Placements

5/10/2022 Spring Concert at GPAC


Rehearsal Reminders:

  • Guard Clinic this week on Monday and Wednesday!

  • Percussion Clinic this week on Tuesday and Friday

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

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

 

2022-2023 BAND SIGN-UP

Please complete the form linked below if you will be a member of the Houston High School Band in the 2022-2023 school year. This form is for new members (rising 9th graders) as well as ALL returning members. This form will provide us with the instrumentation and numbers from which base our plans for the Fall of 2022.


https://forms.gle/cC2JHcjRB2qqehLb9

 

BAND BANQUET, MONDAY, MAY 2, AT 6PM

Our annual band banquet will be held on Monday, May 2, 2022, at 6:00pm in the Great Hall. Your name and number in your party will be recorded and placed on the reservation list. Please check in at the registration table outside the event hall. The registration table will open at 5:30 PM. We can't wait to see you there!

 

SPRING CONCERT, TUESDAY, MAY 10

The Spring Concert will be at the Germantown Performing Arts Center (GPAC) on Tuesday evening, May 10. Tickets will be $10 at the door.

 

COLORGUARD 2022-2023 CLINIC DATES

Colorguard will have clinic dates on these days from 3p-5p:

  • Monday, May 2

  • Wednesday, May 4

 

UNIFORM HELP NEEDED

We currently have a big need for people to help put uniforms back in garment bags after being dry cleaned. We only have a couple of people signed up and we could use some more hands. Please check your calendars to see if you can help us on May 4th from 3:30-6, and May 5th from 5-8. If you are able to help, please sign up on the Sign Up Genius below. This is a big job and any help you can give us is very much appreciated!!


https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0D4BA4AC28A2FE3-help5


Be on the lookout for more information regarding the collection of concert wear after the spring concert. We will collect EVERYONE's concert wear and store it in the uniform room until next fall. More details to come!

 

THE HOUSTON BAND BOOSTER 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