Plano Band Weekly Announcements

October 4-9, 2021

"Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they're yours." ~Richard Bach

CONGRATULATIONS ON INCREDIBLE PERFORMANCE PERFORMANCE AT PEMI ON SATURDAY!!!

PRELIMS: 3RD PLACE, WON BEST MUSIC!

FINALS: 6TH PLACE OVERALL (4TH IN 6A)!!


ONWARD TO MCKINNEY MARCHING INVITATIONAL!!!!!



**All-Region registration is now open. Please visit the Plano Band website to register. Entry fee is $12. You may pay online OR via cash/check to the black box (put your name on payment envelope). Please complete registration info and payment ASAP.**



The itineraries for Oct. 9 & Oct. 16 contests are attached to the bottom of this newsletter!

GOALS FOR THE WEEK

1. Strive for perfection!

2. Love more

3. Have laser-beam focus all week!!!!!

4. Have AMAZING performances at MMI!

EVENTS THIS WEEK

1. Marching Rehearsals this week:

  • Monday 4:30-6pm
  • Tuesday 4:30-6:30pm
  • Wednesday 5-6:30 @ Clark Stadium; transportation ON YOUR OWN (dinner will be served)
  • Plano Cluster Marching Exhibition - Wednesday, 7-8pm @ Clark Stadium (flyer attached)
  • Thurs (10/7)) 4:30-6p

2. Section Leader Meeting, Tuesday 6:30p

3. Plano Band Restaurant Night @ Jason's Deli, Tuesday

4. Football Game #6 AWAY vs Hebron HS, Friday @ Hawk Stadium

  • YES 7th period class release!
  • Uniform Rack Locations (Before & After Game): Woodwinds in Practice Rm Hallway; Brass & Percussion in Band Hall
  • 3:30pm: change into performance dress (dri-fit shirt, white short, LONG black socks, marching shoes)
  • 3:45pm: Rehearsal w/ instrument/case/lyre/flip folder on field
  • 4:30pm: Load equipment
  • 4:45pm: Dinner on porch
  • 5:10pm: Change into FULL uniform - NO JEWELRY/HAIR UP!!!!!
  • Carry shako box (w/poncho inside) & garment bag to bus
  • 5:25pm: load buses
  • 6:10pm: Exit bus in full uniform (Shako ON)
  • Take shako box/instrument/go to stands - URGENCY!!!
  • 7:00pm: Game start
  • AFTER GAME:
  1. Unload Bus
  2. Check-in Uniform with Uniform Officer
  3. Get Instrument from truck / Store in locker or take home

5. McKinney Marching Invitational, Saturday @ McKinney ISD Stadium

  • Prelim performance: 3:00p (itinerary attached)

DUE THIS WEEK

1. Instrument Usage Fee - $85 - PAST DUE (required for all students playing a school-owned instrument)

2. All-Region Band Audition Entries at www.pshsband.org AND $12 Entry fee - DUE NOW

3. An OUTSTANDING MMI Performance!

ASSIGNMENTS

  1. WE, SYM, CONC 1 - All-State Music Evaluation 2nd ½ Etude #1 – DUE Oct 19/20 (6 Cumulative All-State Tests = Semester 2 Chair Placement)
  2. CONC 2 - Eb & Ab Clark Studies DUE Oct. 20
    (6 Cumulative Scale, Arpeggio, Patterns Tests = Semester 2 Chair Placement)
  3. HONORS Band - Name of solo & composer to be performed at Solo/Ensemble contest - DUE Oct. 15 (was originally due Oct. 8) - ALL SUBMISSIONS MUST BE TYPED

UPCOMING EVENTS

1. Marching Rehearsals for week of Oct. 11:

  • Mon (10/11), no rehearsal (Columbus Day)
  • Tues (10/12) 4:30-6:30pm (Student Holiday) YES Rehearsal
  • Wed (10/13), 4:30-5:45p
  • Homecoming Parade & Pep-Rally - Wed. 10/13, 6:30-8p
  • Thurs (10/14), 4:30-6:30pm (6-6:30p rehearsal w/ Homecoming Court)

2. Alumni Band rehearsal w/ Section Leaders, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 6:45-7:45p

3. Football Game #7 vs. Lewisville HS (Homecoming / Alumni Game), Fri, 10/15 @ Clark Stadium

3. UIL Region 25 Marching Contest, Sat., Oct. 16 @ Kimbrough Stadium

  • Performance Time: 1:30pm (itinerary attached)

4. Marching Rehearsals for week of Oct. 18:

  • Mon (10/18) 4:30-6pm
  • Tues (10/19) 4:30-6:30pm
  • Thurs (10/21), 4:30-6pm

5. PDL Show Rehearsal, Wed. 10/20, 4:30-6:30 (percussionists only)

6. Football Game #8 AWAY vs. PESH, Fri, 10/22 @ Kimbrough Stadium

7. PDL Show Rehearsal, Sat, 10/23 1-4pm (percussionists only)