Wakeland Band

January 24, 2021

Wakeland Band Family -


I hope you all had a restful weekend.


Congratulations to all students involved with the 2021 production of Anastasia! You all did a fantastic job performing 5 shows over the past 4 days! Congratulations!


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Please continue to check canvas for individual ensemble announcements and details.


Virtual Students: If you were unable to return your marching instruments last week, please bring it up to the band hall before or after school this week.


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Students who missed/need a Tuxedo and Concert Dress fittings for the spring semester concerts, please email booster-uniforms@wakelandband.com


Students with dresses/blouse pants will need to get them hemmed prior to the concert.


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2021-2022 Dates:


For our returning students please begin looking at the 2021-2022 calendar for the fall semester. All marching events leading up to school starting are confirmed. We will release the football schedule as soon as we can for the 2021 season.

Weekly Schedule

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Percussion Reminders

Wakeland Percussion,


Wonderful work this week on our small ensembles in preparation for our February performance


Ensemble Update

Sectionals have been set beginning in February for “Toccata” and “Boom Bap”. Part assignments can be found on Canvas. The sectional dates and times can be found on the Wakeland Band Calendar.

I should be receiving parts for our new pieces soon and will get parts assigned and sectionals scheduled as soon as possible.


Solo Update

Keep working on your solos!!!


Drumline

Drumline audition information will come out during the first part of February. Dates of summer camps are already on the calendar at wakelandband.org. Please make sure to consult the calendar before making holiday trip arrangements if possible.


Concert Band/Jazz Band

Rehearsals continue this week for Wind Symphony and Jazz Band. Our Band MidWinter Concert is coming up on February 5th!!!

Please make sure to look at the calendar and pay attention to your band’s canvas for updates on before/after school rehearsals.


Important Percussion Specific Dates/Information:

    • February 4 “Toccata” Sectional 4:30p-6:00p
    • February 8 “Boom Bap” Sectional 4:30p-5:30p
    • February 12 “Toccata” Sectional 4:30p-6:00p
    • February 18 “Toccata” Sectional 4:30p-6:00p
    • February 22 Small Ensemble Recording Day #1
    • February 23 Small Ensemble Recording Day #2


Reference the band calendar found at wakelandband.org for specifics on all rehearsals/events. Summer’s drumline calendar is already on the website. Please plan accordingly!


Reminders of all events will be sent out via the Remind app. Everyone (parents & students) should be signed up for our Remind. If you are not, please text @WHS-Perc to 81010.


Thank you,

Brian Teed

If you need anything, please reach out via email.


Tanner Smith

Director of Bands

smithchr@friscoisd.org


Liz Lentz

Assistant Director

lentze@friscoisd.org


Daniel Berard

Assistant Director

berardd@friscoisd.org


Brian Teed

Percussion Director

teedb@friscoisd.org


Michael Alonso

Color Guard Director

alonsomi@friscoisd.org