Clark High School Band

Weekly Update


Congratulations to the students who worked so hard to audition at yesterday's TMEA Region 24 All-Region auditions! Your efforts each day are much appreciated and do not go unnoticed!

Tomorrow is the Region 24 PHASE 2 All-Region auditions! Students will receive their sign in times tomorrow. The audition will be at Plano Senior High School.

We are hosting the TMEA Region Freshman Band auditions this Thursday. Several students (10th grade) have volunteered to help serve as room monitors!! Thank you!!

Be sure to look below for events/rehearsals that are happening this week and next week.

Please do not forget that students are required to dress in Formal Black attire for our upcoming concerts. Please refer to the email that was sent home before the Thanksgiving break for what is appropriate attire. If you or your student has a question in regards to their attire, please ask.

Instrument inspections will take place during each band's final exam period the week of December 16. Please refer to the email that was sent before the Thanksgiving Break for what they must have in class on the day of their inspection.

Have a GREAT week!


Congratulations to the following students who have advanced to the Area round of the All-State auditions!! Area is the final audition to making the All-State Band!! These students also made the 6A Wind Ensemble!!

Neeka Lin, Eb Clarinet

Zayaan Rahman, English Horn

Congratulations to the following students who are advancing to PHASE 2 auditions on Monday, December 9!!

Sarah Park, Flute

Charlie St. John, Flute

Nicholas Stipanovic, Oboe

Joyce Chang, Bb Clarinet

Aaron Lee, Bb Clarinet

Ethan Ma, Bb Clarinet

Pavitra Sugatan, Bb Clarinet

Nelson Tsai, Bb Clarinet

Joan Martinez, Trombone

John Dunbar, Tuba

Gabriel Martinez, Tuba

Cameron Becker, Percussion

Max Liu, Percussion

Congratulations to Harish Kaushik who earned a chair in one of the All-Region Bands on Saturday as well!

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THIS WEEK (December 9 - 14)

Monday, December 9:

8:00 am - 8:50 am, Wind Ensemble (+ WE Percussionists) before school rehearsal

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm, All-Region (Phase 2) auditions (for students who advance from Saturday's audition) @ PSHS

Tuesday, December 10:

7:30 pm, Fine Arts Showcase (Wind Ensemble and Full Orchestra) @ Christ United Methodist Church. Formal Concert Black attire required. Specific itinerary was emailed home last week.

Wednesday, December 11:

8:00 am - 8:50 am, Symphonic (+ Symphonic Percussionists) before school rehearsal

Thursday, December 12:

8:00 am - 8:50 am, Concert Band (+ Concert Band Percussionists) before school rehearsal

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm, 9th Grade All-Region auditions @ CHS

Friday, December 13:

8:00 am - 8:50 am, Varsity Band (+ W. E. Percussionists) before school rehearsal

Saturday, December 14:

7:15 am - 1:00 pm, Plano Holiday Parade. Itinerary was sent home via email last week.

NEXT WEEK (December 16 - 20)

Monday, December 16:

6:30 pm, Winter Band Concert @ CHS. Warm up for all bands will begin at 6:00 pm. Formal Concert Black attire is required of students.

Tuesday, December 17:

Wednesday, December 18:

Concert Band and Symphonic Band Instrument Inspections during your exam periods.

Thursday, December 19:

Wind Ensemble Instrument Inspections during your exam period.

Friday, December 20:

Varsity Band Instrument Inspections during your exam period.


All-Region Auditions, Phase 2

Monday, Dec. 9th, 5-10:30pm


Students who advance from the Phase 1 audition will audition at the Phase 2 audition.

Fine Arts Showcase

Tuesday, Dec. 10th, 7-9pm

3101 Coit Road

Plano, TX

Wind Ensemble and Full Orchestra will perform at this event.


9th Grade All-Region Auditions

Thursday, Dec. 12th, 5-10pm


9th Grade All-Region students

Wind Ensemble 9th grade students who did NOT earn a spot in the HS All-Region Bands will audition for the 9th grade region band

Highly suggested for Symphonic/Concert band 9th grade students who are in lessons.

Clark High School is hosting this audition.

Plano Holiday Parade

Saturday, Dec. 14th, 7am-1pm


Plano Holiday Parade

**an itinerary will be made available once we know parade order**

Meet at CHS, dress in uniform

Students should wear a festive hat

Students may decorate their instrument (prizes for the most creative!!)

Check in uniforms upon arrival to CHS

Winter Concert

Monday, Dec. 16th, 6:30pm


Clark Bands Winter Concert

Warm up is at 6:00 pm for all bands

Concert starts at 6:30 pm

(This concert starts at 6:30 since final exams begin the next day)

**REQUIRED performance**

Formal Concert Black attire

Concert wear for the Clark Band is ALL BLACK. Specifics will be emailed home.

CHS Band Calendar & Band Handbook