Wakeland Band

February 7, 2021

Wakeland Band Family -


WOW! Just WOW!


What a terrific job by all students on Friday Night at the Midwinter Concert! If you were unable to watch the event live, please head to facebook.com/wakelandband to watch the replay!


Thank you to all students for a wonderful evening of music and entertainment! It is truly amazing what you are all able to accomplish during this pandemic.


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As we continue to get comfortable with everything around us, please continue to stay safe and support one another during this pandemic.


You all have done a great job keeping each other safe. Remember if you are not feeling well, please error on the side of caution and stay home until you feel better and know what is going on.


Thank you for your efforts.

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Coming up on February 22/23 the percussion ensemble, jazz band and chamber winds groups will be recording performances to premiere a livestream concert towards the beginning of March. Please continue to check social media and email communication for the "live" event coming to facebook!


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Leadership interviews continue this week, please see the schedule posted in canvas for times.


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Please continue to check canvas for individual ensemble announcements and details.


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MARCHING BAND UNIFORM RETURN:


We will be collecting marching band uniforms starting on February 16, 2021. Students will return their marching uniform in their entirety on their assigned day. Uniforms should be hung up properly on hanger and in the provided garment bag.


All uniform items must be returned and any missing or damage items will result in a fee being charged to your Wakeland student account.


EDITED:

Seniors/Juniors: Tuesday, February 16

Sophomore/Freshman: Wednesday, February 17


Virtual Academy students need to return uniforms by the end of the day on Thursday, February 18. Please plan to drop off in the morning before school or after school before 5:00p.

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2021-2022 Dates:


For our returning students please begin looking at the 2021-2022 calendar for the fall semester. All marching events leading up to school starting are confirmed. We will release the football schedule as soon as we can for the 2021 season.

Weekly Schedule

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Percussion Reminders

Wakeland Percussion,

Congratulations to everyone on a wonderful Mid-Winter Band Concert!

Sectionals will continue this week for “Boom Bap” and “Toccata”. Please make sure that you are still doing your individual preparation for these practices.

After a busy week we have a relatively light week ahead.

Important Percussion Specific Dates/Information:

    • February 8 “Boom Bap” Sectional 4:30p-5:30p
    • February 12 “Toccata” Sectional 4:30p-6:00p
    • February 18 “Toccata” Sectional 4:30p-6:00p
    • February 22 Small Ensemble Recording Day #1
    • February 23 Small Ensemble Recording Day #2

Reference the band calendar found at wakelandband.org for specifics on all rehearsals/events. Summer’s drumline calendar is already on the website. Please plan accordingly!

Reminders of all events will be sent out via the Remind app. Everyone (parents & students) should be signed up for our Remind. If you are not, please text @WHS-Perc to 81010.

Thank you,

Brian Teed

If you need anything, please reach out via email.


Tanner Smith

Director of Bands

smithchr@friscoisd.org


Liz Lentz

Assistant Director

lentze@friscoisd.org


Daniel Berard

Assistant Director

berardd@friscoisd.org


Brian Teed

Percussion Director

teedb@friscoisd.org


Michael Alonso

Color Guard Director

alonsomi@friscoisd.org