Plano Band Weekly Announcements

September 7-10, 2021

"Pride makes us do things well. But love makes us do them to perfection." ~Anonymous

CONGRATULATIONS TO A GREAT SECOND PERFORMANCE OF THE TRIBUTE SHOW!!!! ONWARD TO THE DEBUT OF THE SWAN!!!!!!


STARTING THIS FRIDAY, FULL MARCHING UNIFORMS EVERY FOOTBALL GAME.

ALWAYS HAVE LONG BLACK SOCKS READY.

Incorrect uniform/attire = No perform!!!


If you are going on the trip, PLEASE sign the trip contract on the Plano Band website and pay the trip deposit by September 20. NOTE: All trip payments will be made through Rycor.

GOALS FOR THE WEEK

1. Polish & clean!!!

2. Commit to perfecting your sets!!

3. Eliminate marching & playing errors!

4. Give 100% - ALL the time!!!!!

EVENTS THIS WEEK

1. Marching Rehearsals,
  • Tuesday, 4:30-6:30pm
  • WEDNESDAY, 4:30-6pm
  • Thursday, 4:30-6pm

2. Section Leader Meeting, Tuesday, 6:30pm

3. NO Sectionals/Masterclasses THIS week

4. Football Game #3, Friday AWAY @ Lake Highlands HS (Wildcat/Ram Stadium)

  • 7th period class release on Friday!!!!
  • Uniform Rack Locations (Before & After Game): Woodwinds in Practice Rm Hallway; Brass & Percussion in Band Hall
  • 3:30pm: Retrieve marching shoes from garment bag
  • 3:45pm - Rehearsal w/ instrument/case/lyre/flip folder on field
  • REHEARSAL & PERFORMANCE DRESS - White Shorts, Dri-fit Shirt, LONG BLACK SOCKS, Black Marching Shoes
  • 4:30pm - Load equipment
  • 4:45pm- Dinner on porch
  • 5:10pm - Change into uniform pants - NO JEWELRY/HAIR UP!!!
  • Carry shako box (with Poncho inside) & garment bag (with jacket & gauntlets inside) to bus
  • 5:20pm - load buses
  • 6:10pm - Change into full uniform
  • 6:15pm - Exit bus in full uniform (Shako, Gloves, Gauntlets)
  • Take Shako box/instrument/go to stands - URGENCY!!!!
  • 7:00pm - Game start
  • AFTER GAME:
  1. Unload Bus
  2. Check-in Uniform with Uniform Officer
  3. Get Instrument from truck / Store in locker or take home

5. PDL show rehearsal, Saturday, 1-4p (percussionists only)

DUE THIS WEEK

1. Instrument Usage Fee - $85 - pay now on Rycor (required for all students playing a school-owned instrument)

2. A stellar debut of The Swan!!!

4. Disney Trip Contract & $325 deposit - DUE SEPT. 20

ASSIGNMENTS

  1. WE, SYM, CONC 1 - All-State Music Evaluation 1st ½ Etude #2 – DUE Sept. 14/15 (6 Cumulative All-State Tests = Semester 2 Chair Placement)
  2. CONC 2 - F & Bb Major Clark Studies– DUE Sept. 15
    (6 Cumulative Scale, Arpeggio, Patterns Tests = Semester 2 Chair Placement)

UPCOMING EVENTS

1. Marching Rehearsals for week of Sept 13:

  • Mon (9/13), 4:30-6pm, Tues (9/14) 4:30-6:30pm, Thurs (9/16) 4:30-6pm

2. Band Booster Meeting, Sept. 14 @ 7pm

3. PDL Show Rehearsal, Sept. 15, 4:30-6:30pm (percussionists only)

4. Six Weeks Grade Check, Friday, Sept. 17

  • You MUST be passing in order to remain in the show / perform at football games!!!

5. Friday, Sept 17 - NO FOOTBALL GAME (Bye week)

6. PDL Show Rehearsal, Sept. 18, 9a-12p (percussionists only)

7. Marching Rehearsals for week of Sept 20:

  • Mon (9/20), 4:30-6pm, Tues (9/21) 4:30-6:30pm, Thurs (9/23) 4:30-6pm

8. PDL Show Rehearsal, Sept. 22, 4:30-6:30pm (percussionists only)

9. Football Game #4 AWAY vs. Coppell HS, Friday, Sept 24 @ Coppell Cowboy Stadium

10. Plano Drumline Competition, Saturday, Sept. 25 @ Clark Stadium