Grapevine Mustang Band

Week of April 18

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Grapevine-Colleyville ISD has, once again, been named one of the Best Communities for Music Education by the NAMM Foundation, recognizing commitment and support to music education and the benefits it offers students! This distinction was awarded to 686 Districts across America! Thank you to all the administrators, teachers, students, parents and community members for your support of music education! #BestCommunitiesforMusicEducation

Notes from the Directors:

Good afternoon Mustang Band!

  • BAND PARENT MEETING for all members and incoming freshman will be held Thursday, April 22nd. See info below.
  • A second Drum Major workshop for all drum major candidates will be help on April 20 from 5-7pm in the MAC.
  • Percussion Bash information below!
  • All students need to fill out the Solo Contest Entry form HERE. See below for more info.
  • Students and Families are asked to upload any photos take this year at band events HERE. These photos will be used for the band banquet slide show..
  • Symphonic Band Recording Dates are Saturday, April 24th - Pride of Texas Music Festival
  • All Families can start raising funds for their individual band account NOW with the Scrip Fundraiser. See below for details.
Band Placement Fall 2021

Auditions occur again for the 2nd semester in December

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Other News:

Band Meeting

Thursday, April 22nd from 7-8pm

MAC Indoor Facility - In-Person


Virtual Option

tinyurl.com/bandmeet

Meeting ID: 120 985 0532

Password: MustangBand



Solo Contest - May 8th

1. Complete the Solo Entry Form

2. Turn in a COPY of your Solo with your NAME and MEASURES NUMBERED to Ms. Irby.

3. Sign up for your performance time outside of Ms. Irby's Office

4. Virtual students will record their performance



Symphonic Band Recording Session

Saturday, April 24th 10-12pm

GHS Auditorium

Concert Black


Leadership

Drum Major Workshop Tuesday, April 20th 5-6pm in MAC Multipurpose

Leadership Candidate Remind - text @bhsbl21 to 81010

Interviews Begin Week of May 3rd


The Mustang Guard

Workshop and auditions are coming! Please share the info below with any current friends in high school and incoming freshmen!

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Percussion Bash

Get your tickets for this year's Grapevine Percussion Bash!

SATURDAY, APRIL 24th from 3 - 6 PM, GHS Auditorium.

All students of the Percussive Arts will be performing at this event plus performances by your Grapevine Drumline.


Complete this form to let us know you are attending and purchase your tickets. https://forms.gle/DV1sLniQt6pE3pg66


Early bird pricing before APRIL 24th is $5 per ticket, $3 for students, kiddos 7 and under are free.

Tickets at the door on APRIL 24th are $7 per ticket.


(Students participating will not need a ticket.)


Look forward to seeing you back at the GHS auditorium.

GCISD Covid protocols will be in place.

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Booster Notes

  • UpTempo Fundraising generated over $20,000! Thank you to everyone that participated.
  • All Volunteers need to fill out a required background check.
  • Have you joined our FB Parent Page? If not, request to join!
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Start Raising Money NOW!

Scrip is a great way to raise money for your individual band account!


CLICK HERE FOR INFO

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Please feel free to review the presentation above in a clickable form that you can view at your own pace.

Stay Connected

CHARMS

Students/Parents should login and update their CHARMS information. This is our primary form of communication, and it is important to have accurate information.


If you have any questions, or have trouble logging in to your account, please contact Ms. Irby. (brooke.irby@gcisd.net)


Charms Link

REMIND

All students and parents must join the Remind Groups. We use Remind to communicate quickly during events and will only send out messages that are important for everyone. Visit the band website for details.

How to pay your band fees online

You may pay for your child’s fees easily with a credit card using a Pay Pal account. To use this feature, click on the “Finances” button then choose the “Make A Trip Payment” button. If you have not set up a Pay Pal account, you will be given an option to do so. Choose to pay using your credit card, debit card, or bank account. Make secure purchases without revealing your credit card number or financial information to the GHS Band or the CHARMS system. PayPal offers one of the safest platforms for online commerce with fraud rates at a fraction of those of typical e-commerce offerings. PayPal offers ease and flexibility, accepting all major credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express), as well as all major debit cards and direct transfers. Please be aware that there is a fee to pay by credit card.

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