AEB Weekly 4/3/17 to 4/9/17

W. Charles Akins High School Band - Austin, TX

Congrats to the Guards on a Great 2017 Season!

Both the Varsity Winter Guard and the Junior Varsity Winter Guard had a wonderful 2017 performance season. Congratulations to all performers on representing yourselves, AEB, and Akins with class, dignity, and excellence!
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Akins Varsity Winter Guard Presents: "She"

2017 Varsity Winter Guard "She" - TCGC Championships Performance

Akins Junior Varsity Winter Guard Presents: "Spell"

2017 Akins JV Winterguard "Spell"

Events, Announcements, and Information

Concert Band UIL Concert & Sight Reading Evaluation

Tuesday, April 4th, 10:30am-4:30pm

979 Kohlers Crossing

Kyle, TX

  • 2:00pm - Concert Performance
  • 2:30pm - Sight Reading Evaluation


Click here for a full itinerary.

Symphonic Band UIL Concert & Sight Reading Evaluation

Wednesday, April 5th, 6:45am-12:45pm

979 Kohlers Crossing

Kyle, TX

  • 9:40am - Concert Performance
  • 10:20am - Sight Reading Evaluation


Click here for a full itinerary.

Wind Symphony UIL Concert & Sight Reading Evaluation

Wednesday, April 5th, 11:45am-5pm

979 Kohlers Crossing

Kyle, TX

  • 3:00pm - Concert Performance
  • 3:45pm - Sight Reading Evaluation


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Percussion Audition Camp (Front Ensemble)

Thursday, April 6th, 6-8pm

10701 South 1st Street

Austin, TX

For percussionists only.

Composer William Pitts & The Akins Wind Symphony

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William Pitts, composer of Auguries of Innocence worked with the Akins Wind Symphony on his piece last week. It is the first time he has worked on this piece with a high school group in the United States!

All Balances Must Be Brought Current

Please stay on top of your band balances.


As we look ahead to 2017-2018, no student will be permitted to register for Band in 2017-2018 if there is an outstanding balance.


Contact Mr. Fincher if you have questions about your current balance.

Earn Money for Your Band Fees, Next Year's Trip Payments, and Lessons

Did you know that you can work shifts at the UT Erwin Center to earn money for your fees, trip payments, and lessons? Each shift pays $35 to $75 per person depending on the event and business.


There are always shifts available and we are already needing people to work!


You can sign up using this link.


You can get more information on how to sign up here!

  • Saturday, April 22nd - AISD Jazz Festival - Covington Middle School - Time TBA
  • Tuesday, April 25th - AEB Future Eagle Night - Akins Band Hall - 4:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Saturday, April 29th - Dallas Winds Festival (Wind Symphony Only) - Dallas - All Day
  • Saturday, May 6th - UIL State Wind Ensemble Festival (Wind Symphony Only) - UT Austin - All Day
  • Sunday, May 7th - Central Market Jazz Festival - Central Market on N. Lamar - Time TBA
  • Saturday, May 20th - Band Banquet - Onion Creek Ballroom - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
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