AEB Weekly(s) 11/13/17 to 11/26/17
W. Charles Akins High School Band - Austin, TX
All-Region Orchestra High Achievers!
Congratulations to the following students for earning a seat in the All-Region Full Orchestra!
- Marcus Alvarado - 2nd Chair Percussion & Advances to Area
- Jacob Arocha - 1st Chair Bass Trombone & Advances to Area
- Marisa Bosquez - 1st Chair Flute & Advances to Area
Please congratulate these students on a job well done!
Playoff Game This Week!
We will have one brief rehearsal Wednesday morning and then attend the game to support the team on Thursday!
Rehearsal: Wednesday 11/15
Performance: Thursday Evening (Same schedule as a normal football game.)
Thanksgiving Holiday 11/20 Through 11/24
Remember...as soon as the break is over we hit the ground running again with All-Region Band, Holiday Concerts, and Band Placement Auditions.
Don't neglect your instrument for the week!
Sectionals Begin After the Thanksgiving Holiday
Each ensemble has a separate calendar that will show you all the sectional times.
Sectionals are required for all students. Attendance is mandatory.
Events, Announcements, and Information
Akins Winterguard Auditions
Monday, Nov. 13th, 6-8pm
10701 South 1st Street
Invite them to come and check it out!
A second day of auditions & training is Tuesday, 11/14 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.
All Region Jazz Concert
Tuesday, Nov. 14th, 7pm
1715 Cesar Chavez Street
This is the first time in at least 8 years that an AEB member has made the All-Region Jazz groups!
Playoff Football Game vs. Cedar Ridge
Thursday, Nov. 16th, 4:30-11:30pm
10211 West Parmer Lane
- 4:30pm - Tailgating
- 5:15pm - Depart for Kelly Reeves
- 6:30pm - Arrive at Kelly Reeves
- 7:30pm - Game Begins
- 11:30pm - Estimated Return to Akins
All Region Orchestra Concert
Saturday, Nov. 18th, 6pm
1500 Barbara Jordan Boulevard
Final Week for Chocolate Sales
Money is due as soon as we return from Thanksgiving break! Want to take some on break? Make sure you let us know ASAP!
Remember to Make Your Payment Plan Payments
Earn Money for Your Band Fees, Trip Payments, and Lessons
There are always shifts available and we are already needing people to work!
- Thursday, November 30th - All Region Band Auditions Phase I - Akins HS - 4:30pm to 10:00pm - ***All AEB students are required to be in attendance. We host this event.***
- Saturday, December 2nd - All Region Band Auditions Phase II - Akins HS - 7:30am to 2:00pm - ***All AEB students are required to be in attendance. We host this event.***
- Friday, December 8th & Saturday, December 9th - All Region Band Clinic & Concert (for select students) - AISD Performing Arts Center - Times TBA
- Thursday, December 14th - Akins Band Holiday Concert - Akins HS - 7:00pm to 10:00pm