This Week in DHS Band and Guard

February 28 - March 4, 2022

This Week's Schedule

Monday, February 28th

  • Percussion sendoff for Powerlifting Team, 2nd period

Tuesday, March 1st

  • Winter Guard Practice 7:30-8:45 am
  • Percussion Solo Concert 6 pm, DHS Auditorium

Thursday, March 3rd

  • Winter Guard Practice 5-7:30 pm

Saturday, March 5th

  • ROTC Color Run 9 am - Support our ROTC friends by signing up here.

*Wind Ensemble wind sectionals will begin next week. The schedule can be found here.

**Symphonic band sectionals will begin next week during advisory.

Texas Color Guard Circuit Competition Hosting

We are hosting a Texas Color Guard Circuit competition on Saturday, March 12th. This is a huge opportunity for our band program to raise money. We will be asking for parent and student volunteers, so please consider signing up for a shift below. We are also asking for donations for our hospitality room.

Volunteer Sign Up

Donation Sign Up

Winter Guard Results

Our Winter Guard earned 1st place at the TCGC Georgetown Competition on Saturday. They were just promoted up a classification two weeks ago. Congratulations Winter Guard!

UIL Solo and Ensemble Results

17 students advanced to state, 39 students earned a superior rating (1st division), with many of these students participating in multiple events, and 4 students earned an excellent rating (2nd division).

We did not have any state qualifiers last year and we quadrupled our first division ratings. It was a great day!

Percussion Solo Concert

All percussionist will be performing their solo at our Percussion Solo Concert on Tuesday at 6 pm. Dress is Sunday's best. More information will go out tomorrow from Mr. Ponseti.

Drumline Sendoff for Power Lifting

Our drumline will be participating in the sendoff for the Powerlifting Team on Monday at the end of 2nd period. Percussion students need to report to the band hall after checking in with their 2nd period teacher. We will wear jeans and something Davenport.

Upcoming Events

TCGC Winter Guard Contest (Hosting), March 12th, Davenport HS

TCGC Winter Guard Area Championships, March 19th, MG Johnson HS

TCGC Winter Guard State Championships, March 26th, Georgetown HS

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

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

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

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