LEHS Band Newsletter #17
January 21-31, 2020
Weekly Rehearsal Schedule
*Sectionals will occur from 3:15-4:30 pm each day.
Monday - Low Brass
Tuesday - Horns & Trumpets
Wednesday - Clarinets & Saxophones
Thursday - Flutes & Double Reeds
Friday - N/A
*Sectionals will take place from 3:45-5:45 pm.
Pyroclastic Steam (Mon., Tue., & Thur.)
Jazz Ensemble (every week)
Tuesdays & Thursdays (4:30-5:30 pm)
Winter Guard @ Coppell HS
Saturday, Jan. 25th, 3-10:30pm
185 West Parkway Boulevard
3:00-5:00 pm - Rehearsal
5:00-5:30 - Load Small Trailer
5:00 - Show Prep / Eat Your Own Dinner
7:00 - Depart for Coppell
9:23 - Performance! Go Lobos!!
10:00 - Load Trailer / Depart for LEHS
LEHS Jazz Ensemble Preview Performance
Tuesday, Jan. 28th, 7-7:30pm
1900 Walker Lane
Little Elm, TX
Weekly Recordings (Google Classroom)
Wind Ensemble - No recording this week.
Symphonic Winds - see Google Classroom
Symphonic Band - No recording this week.
*These are DUE on Sunday, February 2nd.
Google Classroom Codes:
Wind Ensemble - 0waq12w
Symphonic Winds - 0032tuh
Symphonic Band - 5xavy76
UIL Solo & Ensemble
Saturday, Feb. 22nd, 8am
3000 Los Rios Boulevard
Solo / Unaccompanied (this is RARE) - $10 each
Solo / Accompanied (most solos) - $40 each (This also covers 1/2 of the accompaniment costs. Professional pianists will be hired through the band department. These piano accompanists will rehearse at least two times with each student before the performance day.)
Ensembles - $10 per ensemble member
* Band members may only participate in one solo and one ensemble.
** UIL Solo & Ensemble entry fees are due no later than Friday, January 31st. Parents may either send cash payments (please use envelopes on the black mailbox in the band room) or make checks payable to LEBB. Band directors do NOT collect these payments. Thank you!
Dallas Getaway Weekend, May 15-17, 2020
Dallas Getaway Weekend
Friday, May 15th, 3pm to Sunday, May 17th, 7:15pm
Dallas, TX, USA
2 Nights Lodging in The Dallas Embassy Suites
2 Full Breakfasts
Family Style Dinner at Bucca di Beppo’s
Admission to The Dallas Symphony Concert Including:
a. Symphony No. 2 By Sibelius
b. Piano Concerto No. 21 by Mozart Featuring Artist Stephen Hough
c. Hansel and Gretel by Humperdinck
Admission to The Dallas World Aquarium
Admission to The Perot Museum
Admission to The 6th Floor Museum
Dinner Show at Medieval Times
Admission to Six Flags Over Texas Amusement Park
February 7th - $100
March 6th - $100
April 3rd - $100
May 1st - $60
*All payments must be received by the dates above. If payment deadlines are not met, a student may be removed from the trip.
100% refundable until 3/6/2020
50% refundable from 3/7/20 - 4/3/20
Non-refundable after 4/3/2020
*All payments will be made to LEBB (Little Elm Band Boosters). These should be placed in an envelope, filled out by the student, and placed in the black box in the Band Hall.
January 25 - Winter Guard Preview Show @ Coppell HS
January 28 - Jazz Ensemble Concert
February 8 - WGI Dallas Regional
February 9 - Metropolitan Winds Concert @ Moody
February 22 - Winter Guard @ Red Oak HS
February 22 - UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest
February 29 - Winter Guard @ WGI Regional (Austin)
February 29 - LEISD Percussion Cluster Concert
All parents need to complete a volunteer form for the new school year. This allows you to chaperone or volunteer any band event within the school year.
Please UPDATE Charms Accounts
Go to charmsoffice.com
Enter as the login: LittleElmHSB
Password: Six-digit Student ID# (unless you have set-up another password)
*Please be sure to SAVE all new information in Charms.
Band Hall Phones
Frank Felice (ext. 25108)
Maxwell Atkinson (ext. 25110)
Matt Neal (ext. 25109)
Kristen Zotti (ext. 25109)