This Week in DHS Band and Guard

March 21 - 27, 2022

This Week's Schedule

Monday, March 21st

  • Low Brass (Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba) Sectional 4:45-5:45 pm
  • Drumline Percussion Ensemble, 4:45-6:15 pm

Tuesday, March 22nd

  • Trumpet 1 Sectional 8:10-8:45 am
  • Flute/Clarinet Sectional 4:45-5:45 pm
  • 5th Period Percussion Ensemble 4:45-6:30 pm
  • Winter Guard Practice 5-7 pm

Wednesday, March 23rd

  • French Horn Sectional 8:10-8:45 am
  • Saxophone/Bass Clarinet Sectional 4:45-5:45 pm
  • 6th Period Percussion Ensemble 4:45-6:30 pm

Thursday, March 24th

  • Trumpet 2/3 Sectional 8:10-8:45 am
  • Winter Guard Practice 5-7 pm
  • Drumline Auditions 5-7:30 pm
  • Percussion Parent Meeting 7:30 pm

Friday, March 25th

  • Band Hosting American Classics Music Festival
  • Winter Guard Practice 5-7 pm

Saturday, March 25th

  • Band Hosting American Classics Music Festival
  • TCGC State Winter Guard Contest, Texas A&M Reed Arena

Dallas Trip Update

Here are a few reminders for students going on the Dallas Trip.

  • There is a mandatory trip meeting on April 5th at 7 pm in the DHS Auditorium. A parent and the student going on the trip must be present at the meeting.
  • TMF sent our an email asking for tshirt sizes. Please respond to that email so we can get the correct shirt size.
  • Please email me at by Friday, March 25 if you have any food allergies.
  • We will be signing up for hotel rooms this week on the following schedule. Seniors and Juniors on Monday, Sophomores on Tuesday, and Freshmen on Wednesday.
  • All trip fees must be paid in full to TMF by March 20th (today).

Texas Color Guard Circuit Competition Hosting

Thank you very much to everyone who volunteered or donated for our hospitality room for the Winter Guard Competition we hosted on March 12th. It was a huge success!

April Band Booster Meeting

We are having Band Booster Exec Board Elections at our April Band Booster Meeting on April 18th at 6:30 pm in the DHS Auditorium. Here are requirements to vote from our bylaws.

  • Have a student currently enrolled and active in program.
  • Have paid Davenport Band Boosters membership dues. The yearly all-inclusive membership fee per family shall be determined by the Executive Board each year ($15). Each adult person's name listed on the membership roster, taken from the sign-up forms, shall be considered a voting member, with up to two votes per family.
  • Have paid annual band obligations or paid to date on approved payment plan.
  • Adhere to CISD Code of Conduct.

May Performances

We have had to make some adjustment to the May performance schedule due to conflicts with the 8th grade awards ceremony on May 23rd and DHS Graduation on May 25th. Please mark your calendar with the following dates.

May 10 - Band Spring Concert with DMS Wind Ensemble, 7 pm, DHS Auditorium

May 24 - Percussion/Jazz Concert, 7 pm, DHS Auditorium

May 25 - Graduation (All band students perform), PM, Wolf Stadium

Upcoming Events

Pre-UIL Performance during class, March 29th, Davenport HS PAC

Dallas Trip Meeting, April 5, 7 pm, DHS Auditorium

UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Evaluation, April 12th-13th, Seguin HS

Band Booster Meeting (Board Elections), April 18th, 6:30 pm, DHS Auditorium

Comal ISD Student Showcase, April 20th, Smithson Valley HS

Dallas Trip, April 23-25

Band Spring Concert with DMS Wind Ensemble, May 10, 7 pm, DHS Auditorium

Percussion/Jazz Concert, May 24, 7 pm, DHS Auditorium

Graduation (All band students perform), May 25, PM, Wolf Stadium

Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest, May 28, All Day, University of Texas at Austin (more info to follow soon)

June Camp, May 31st - June 2nd, 9 am - 4 pm, DHS

June Camp Performance and Parent Meeting, June 2nd, 6:30 pm, DHS

Band registration, June 4th, 9 am - 3 pm, DHS Band Hall

Percussion Camp, July 25-29, 9 am - 4pm

Color Guard Camp, Late July TBA

Student Leadership Team Camp, July 27-30 (9am-noon, last day 9 am - 4 pm)

Summer Band begins for ALL August 1st, Mon-Fri, most days 8 am - 4 pm, DHS

Band Staff

Jeffrey Keyes

Director of Bands

Davenport HS

Dean Ponseti

Associate Band Director

Davenport HS

Kim Booher

Color Guard Director

Davenport HS

Kelsey Lien

Director of Bands

Danville MS

Nichele Gonzales

Assistant Director of Bands

Danville MS