Clark High School Band
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!
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
Fine Arts Showcase
Tuesday, Dec. 10th, 7-9pm
3101 Coit Road
Wind Ensemble and Full Orchestra will perform at this event.
FORMAL CONCERT BLACK ATTIRE for students
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
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)
Formal Concert Black attire
Concert wear for the Clark Band is ALL BLACK. Specifics will be emailed home.