Clark High School Band

Weekly Update

ANNOUNCEMENTS

It is Solo & Ensemble week!!


Students were given performance times and room numbers about three weeks ago in all classes and hopefully have communicated that to you. UIL Solo & Ensemble will be at Plano EAST Senior High on Saturday, February 22. Percussion festival will be at PSHS. Students should plan to dress nicely (no jeans, tshirts, hoodies, sneakers, etc). They should have already paid their accompanist.


Results for UIL Solo & Ensemble can be found using this link on Saturday as results will not posted at PESH. Results will be available as soon as the judges sheets are scanned in the contest office. https://www.texasmusicforms.com/sedirratingsSPR.asp?c=6076&d=laurasturch&r=24


UIL Medical History forms should be submitted via Google Forms or they may be brought in to school. These are due by Monday, May 11 for current 9th grade students. Current 10th grade students going to PSHS should receive information regarding due date to PSHS. Please only use the Google Form for current 9th grade students attending Clark next year.


https://forms.gle/yaW1JtDKX4oFBRbV8



Have a GREAT week!

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2020 Summer Band Camp Calendar

THIS WEEK (February 17 - 22)

Monday, February 17:

No School


Tuesday, February 18:

4:30 - 6:00 pm, Full percussion ensemble rehearsals

4:30 - 5:55 pm, Symphonic Band rehearsal with Mr. Benzer

6:00 - 7:30 pm, Wind Ensemble rehearsal with Mr. Benzer

Wednesday, February 19:

4:30 - 5:30 pm, Jazz Band


Thursday, February 20:

6:00 - 7:00 pm, 3+3 Clines percussion ensemble @ CHS

Friday, February 21:

Plano Percussion Chamber Music Festival (Some percussion students will perform their solo's after school)

Saturday, February 22:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm, UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest @ PESH

Plano Percussion Chamber Music Festival

NEXT WEEK (February 24 - 28)

Monday, February 24:


Tuesday, February 25:

4:30 - 6:00 pm, Clark DL workshop @ CHS (for current 8th/9th grade percussion)

Wednesday, February 26:

4:30 - 5:30 pm, Jazz Band


Thursday, February 27:


Friday, February 28:

UPCOMING EVENTS

Mr. Benzer clinic

Tuesday, Feb. 18th, 4:30-7:30pm

CHS

Symphonic Band clinic with Mr. Benzer: 4:30 pm - 5:55 pm

Wind Ensemble clinic with Mr. Benzer: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Plano Percussion Chamber Festival

Friday, Feb. 21st, 5:30pm to Saturday, Feb. 22nd, 5pm

PSHS

Percussion students will prepare ensembles and/or solos to perform at this festival (percussion students will NOT sign up for UIL Solo/Ensemble Contest...they will participate in the percussion festival).

UIL Solo/Ensemble Contest

Saturday, Feb. 22nd, 8am-5:30pm

Plano East Senior High School

All Wind Ensemble students are required to prepare a solo and perform at S/E.


Students who take private lessons in Symphonic Band are required to prepare and perform at S/E.


Students in Symphonic, Concert and Varsity bands who do not participate in S/E contest will perform a solo or an ensemble in class the week of February 18-21 for a grade. Students not in lessons who need help finding a solo or an ensemble to perform in class should see Mrs. Sturch/Mr. Scott.

Clark Drum Line Workshop #1

Tuesday, Feb. 25th, 4:30-6pm

CHS

Clark Drum LIne Workshop for current 8th and 9th grade percussion students. Attending these workshops will prepare them for their upcoming drumline/front ensemble auditions in May.

PSHS Drum Line Workshop # 1

Monday, March 2nd, 4:45-6:45pm

PSHS

PSHS LIne Workshop for current 10th and 11th grade percussion students. Attending these workshops will prepare them for their upcoming drumline/front ensemble auditions in May.

Mr. Benzer Clinic

Wednesday, March 18th, 4:30-7:30pm

CHS

Symphonic Band clinic with Mr. Benzer: 4:30 pm - 5:55 pm

Wind Ensemble clinic with Mr. Benzer: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

P-Town Jazz Clinic/Concert

Saturday, March 21st, 8-10am

PSHS

Jazz Band will participate in the P-Town Jazz clinic/concert.

CHS Band Calendar & Band Handbook