Clark High School Band

Weekly Update (March 29 - April 2)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

We are working on hard in each class preparing for a FUN Spring Concert in May!! We are looking forward to combining co-horts as well as our remote students together at our outdoor before school rehearsals to work on putting things together. Students should dress for the weather as we will be outside!!


Before School Rehearsals: we will begin THIS week!!! Rehearsals will be once a week so that each band can rehearse in a socially distanced full band setting to prepare for our Spring Concert. These rehearsals have been added to the Google Calendar.


2021-2022 Band Auditions: CHS and PSHS Band audition material has been released. Students should already have signed up for their respective audition GC (info is posted in their Google Classroom Stream). Clark auditions submission window is April 7 - 10 and PSHS audition submission window is April 14 - 17. No late submissions will be accepted by either campus.


UIL Physical and Medical History: Current 9th grade students will only need to complete and submit an updated Medical History form for next year. This is due no later than May 14, 2021. Current 10th grade students will need both the UIL Physical AND Medical History forms for next year. Due date will come from Mr. Lewis at PSHS this spring, however go ahead and plan now to schedule your student's physical (current 10th graders only). More information below!


Stay well and healthy!

Have a GREAT week!

UIL Physical & Medical History Forms

All current 9th grade students will only need an updated Medical History form on file for 2021-2022.


All current 10th grade students will need BOTH the UIL Physical and updated Medical History form on file for 2021-2022. 10th grade students going to PSHS will submit there forms to Mr. Lewis at PSHS (do NOT use the submission link below...it is only for next year's Clark Band).


The forms can be found using this link:

https://bit.ly/UILPhysicalMedHist


Submit completed forms here:

https://forms.gle/6JMmRwTy6opf1XTF6

Virtual Recital Links

Here are links to the Brass and Woodwind Virtual Recital.


These students worked very hard to learn a solo on their (some take lessons, some do not).

We are over the moon proud of their accomplishments and how well they performed!


**Please do NOT share/post these recordings on social media. These are meant for our band students and families** The Clark Band family supports and lifts each other up!!


BRASS: https://youtu.be/E9DWDX_C1kw

WOODWINDS: https://youtu.be/Yp8aWzlEY90


Thank you to Mr. Diewald for putting all of the student recordings together for all to enjoy!

TENTATIVE Summer Band Camp Calendar

TENTATIVE Summer Band Camp Calendar

This calendar is still waiting approval from campus admin, however I wanted to share as many may be making summer plans.

Big picture

THIS WEEK (March 29 - April 2)

Monday, March 29:

Asynchronous day for all students

*2nd pd homeroom attendance check*


Tuesday, March 30:

Co-hort A (F2F & School@Home plus 'B' co-hort synchronous)

7:30 am - 8:30 am, Wind Ensemble before school rehearsal

4:45 pm - 6:15 pm, Clark Drum Line Workshop #2 @ CHS


Wednesday, March 31:

Co-hort B (F2F & School@Home plus 'A' co-hort synchronous)

7:30 am - 8:30 am, Concert & Varstiy Band before school rehearsal


Thursday, April 1:

Co-hort A (F2F & School@Home plus 'B' co-hort synchronous)

7:30 am - 8:30 am, Symphonic Band before school rehearsal


Friday, April 2:

NO SCHOOL!!!

NEXT WEEK (April 5 - April 9)

Monday, April 5:

NO SCHOOL!!!


Tuesday, April 6:

Co-hort A (F2F & School@Home plus 'B' co-hort synchronous)

7:30 am - 8:30 am, Wind Ensemble before school rehearsal

4:45 pm - 6:45 pm, Central Cluster Drum Major Workshop @ PSHS

6:30 pm, Booster (board only) meeting (virtual)


Wednesday, April 7:

Co-hort B (F2F & School@Home plus 'A' co-hort synchronous)

7:30 am - 8:30 am, Concert & Varstiy Band before school rehearsal

Clark Band audition submission window opens @ 12:01 am


Thursday, April 8:

Co-hort A (F2F & School@Home plus 'B' co-hort synchronous)

7:30 am - 8:30 am, Symphonic Band before school rehearsal


Friday, April 9:

Co-hort B (F2F & School@Home plus 'A' co-hort synchronous)

7:30 - 8:30 am, Clark Drum Major Workshop @ CHS Band Hall


Saturday, April 10:

Clark Band audition submission window closes @ 11:59 pm

UPCOMING EVENTS

Before School Concert Band Rehearsals

Tuesday, March 30th, 7:30am to Thursday, April 1st, 8:30am

CHS East Parking Lot (Marching Pad)

Before School Concert Band Rehearsals begin this week!!

These rehearsals will occur each week to help prepare for our Spring Concert


Tuesday's: Wind Ensemble

Wednesday's: Concert & Varsity Bands

Thursday's: Symphonic Band


**All rehearsals will take place outside in the East Parking Lot (marching pad).

**Students must complete/submit Covid Self-Screening prior to arriving on campus

**Drop off & Pick up will be same as for during marching band season

Clark Drumline Workshop # 2

Tuesday, March 30th, 4:30-6pm

CHS

Clark Drumline Workshop for all current 8th and 9th grade students planning to audition for the Clark Drumline/Front Ensemble for the 2021 Marching Season!!


The workshops will be co-seated, meaning that students may participate in-person or virtually via this link http://bit.ly/CDLWorkshop (this is different than our regular Zoom Band link).


Workshops will take place at Clark High School Band Hall from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm. Students choosing to participate in-person must complete and submit their daily Covid Self-Screening using this form https://forms.gle/WNaCN9fncaS4eGbg9 before arriving on campus for each workshop

Central Cluster DM Workshop

Tuesday, April 6th, 4:45-6:45pm

PSHS

All Drum Major candidates should plan to attend the central cluster DM workshop @ PSHS

Clark Band Auditions

Wednesday, April 7th, 12am to Saturday, April 10th, 11:45pm

CHS

All current 8th and 9th grade band students will submit their Clark Band auditions into their instrument specific Google Classroom that they registered for.

Clark DM Workshop

Friday, April 9th, 7:30-8:30am

CHS

Current 9th grade band students interested in auditioning for Clark Drum Major should attend weekly DM workshops to prepare for DM auditions in May.

PSHS Drum Line Workshop

Monday, April 12th, 4:45-6:45pm

PSHS

PSHS DL Workshop for current 10th and 11th grade percussion students to prepare for PSHS Drum Line/Front Ensemble auditions in May.

PSHS Band Auditions

Wednesday, April 14th, 12am to Saturday, April 17th, 11:45pm

PSHS

All current 10th and 11th grade band students will submit the PSHS auditions into their respective PSHS Band Audition GC

Central Cluster DM Workshop

Monday, April 19th, 4:45-6:45pm

PSHS

All Drum Major candidates should plan to attend the central cluster DM workshop @ PSHS

Mandatory Parent/Student meeting for Clark Band 2021-2022

Tuesday, April 27th, 7-8pm

Virtual

Mandatory Parent/Student meeting for all current 8th and 9th grade band students. Informational regarding the 2021-2022 season

**How to order gear for marching band and sizing information

**Summer band calendar and tentative yearly band calendar will be made available

CHS Band Calendar & Band Handbook