This Week in DHS Band and Guard

March 28 - April 3, 2022

This Week's Schedule

Monday, March 28th

  • Low Brass (Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba) Sectional 4:45-5:45 pm
  • Drumline Percussion Ensemble, 4:45-6:15 pm

Tuesday, March 29th

  • Trumpet 1 Sectional 8:10-8:45 am
  • Pre-UIL Concert during class (see below for more info)
  • Flute/Clarinet/Saxophone/Bass Clarinet Sectional 4:45-5:45 pm
  • 5th Period Percussion Ensemble 4:45-6:30 pm

Wednesday, March 30th (early release)

  • French Horn Sectional 8:10-8:45 am
  • 6th Period Percussion Ensemble 3:30-5:15 pm

Thursday, March 31th

  • Trumpet 2/3 Sectional 8:10-8:45 am
  • Drumline Auditions, 5-7:30 pm

Friday, April 1st

  • Texas Lutheran University Wind Ensemble performs for band students during advisory/2nd period

Sunday, April 3rd

  • Hill Country Color Guard Showcase, 4:55 pm performance, Canyon HS Gym

Winter Guard Season Wrap-up

The Davenport HS Color Guard was named the Texas Color Guard Circuit Scholastic AA State Champions this weekend! We are so proud of our students and our Color Guard Director, Ms. Booher, for all their hard work. The last performance of our 2022 show "Small World" is next Sunday, April 3rd at Canyon HS at 4:55 pm at the Hill Country Color Guard Showcase.

Pre-UIL Concert

We are having our Pre-UIL Concert on Tuesday during the school day. This is a closed concert for our judges only. We will be performing the same music on our Spring Concert on May 10th.

Students need to bring the following items to school on Tuesday.

  • Black dress shoes (closed toes, can be marching shoes)
  • Black crew length socks or hosiery
  • White undershirt for boys

Wind Ensemble Schedule (out 4th period)

  • 12:15-12:45 Go to A Lunch
  • 12:45 Report to Band Hall and change into tuxes/dresses
  • 1:05 Warm up on stage
  • 1:30 Perform
  • 1:55 Sight Read
  • 2:15 Change out of uniform
  • Go to 6th period

Symphonic Band Schedule (out 5th period)

  • 5th period (1:45) Report to Band Hall and change into tuxes/dresses
  • 2:15 Warm up on stage
  • 2:30 Perform
  • 2:50 Sight Read
  • 3:05 Change out of uniform
  • Go to 7th period

Fine Arts Decision Day info for Seniors

This event is Tuesday, April 26th at 10:00 am in the Wolf Den. We will celebrate our Class of 2022 who are joining the military, continuing in fine arts programs, going into a career from the CTE program, and those going into trade school programs.

Students must sign up to receive a table and be recognized. The sign up is found at The deadline to sign up is April 8th.

April Band Booster Meeting

We are having Band Booster Exec Board Elections at our April Band Booster Meeting on April 18th at 6:30 pm in the DHS Auditorium. We will take additional nominations for each position at the meeting.

Current Accepted Nominations

  • President - Brianna Kay, Chris Lachance
  • Vice President - Kristin Bliss, Matt Sherwood, Joe Hernandez
  • Secretary - Shannon Rainey, Jody Stanford
  • Treasurer - Traci DeGolier

Here are requirements to vote from our bylaws.

  • Have a student currently enrolled and active in program.
  • Have paid Davenport Band Boosters membership dues. The yearly all-inclusive membership fee per family shall be determined by the Executive Board each year ($15). Each adult person's name listed on the membership roster, taken from the sign-up forms, shall be considered a voting member, with up to two votes per family.
  • Have paid annual band obligations or paid to date on approved payment plan.
  • Adhere to CISD Code of Conduct.

May Performances

We have had to make some adjustment to the May performance schedule due to conflicts with the 8th grade awards ceremony on May 23rd and DHS Graduation on May 25th. Please mark your calendar with the following dates.

May 10 - Band Spring Concert with DMS Wind Ensemble, 7 pm, DHS Auditorium

May 24 - Percussion/Jazz/Color Guard Concert, 7 pm, DHS Auditorium

May 25 - Graduation (All band students perform), PM, Wolf Stadium

Upcoming Events

Dallas Trip Meeting, April 5, 7 pm, DHS Auditorium

UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Evaluation, April 12th-13th, Seguin HS

Band Booster Meeting (Board Elections), April 18th, 6:30 pm, DHS Auditorium

Comal ISD Student Showcase, April 20th, Smithson Valley HS

Dallas Trip, April 23-25

Band Spring Concert with DMS Wind Ensemble, May 10, 7 pm, DHS Auditorium

Percussion/Jazz Concert, May 24, 7 pm, DHS Auditorium

Graduation (All band students perform), May 25, PM, Wolf Stadium

Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest, May 28, All Day, University of Texas at Austin (more info to follow soon)

June Camp, May 31st - June 2nd, 9 am - 4 pm, DHS

June Camp Performance and Parent Meeting, June 2nd, 6:30 pm, DHS

Band registration, June 4th, 9 am - 3 pm, DHS Band Hall

Percussion Camp, July 25-29, 9 am - 4pm

Color Guard Camp, Late July TBA

Student Leadership Team Camp, July 27-30 (9am-noon, last day 9 am - 4 pm)

Summer Band begins for ALL August 1st, Mon-Fri, most days 8 am - 4 pm, DHS

Band Staff

Jeffrey Keyes

Director of Bands

Davenport HS

Dean Ponseti

Associate Band Director

Davenport HS

Kim Booher

Color Guard Director

Davenport HS

Kelsey Lien

Director of Bands

Danville MS

Nichele Gonzales

Assistant Director of Bands

Danville MS