AEB Weekly 4/24/17 to 4/30/17

W. Charles Akins High School Band - Austin, TX

Great Performance by South First Groove at the AISD Jazz Festival!

South First Groove performed at the AISD Jazz Festival on Saturday, April 22nd! They received accolades for an "Excellent" performance!

Congratulations to Bobby Sepulveda for receiving an Outstanding Performer Award!

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South First Groove enjoys a post-contest dinner on Saturday.

Events, Announcements, and Information

All Balances Must Be Brought Current

There are quite a few families that are behind on band fee payment arrangements.

Please stay on top of your band balances.

As we look ahead to 2017-2018, no student will be permitted to register for Band in 2017-2018 if there is an outstanding balance.

Invoices will be coming home this week. Please make plans to take care of your outstanding balances.

Contact Mr. Fincher if you have questions about your current balance.

Purchase Your Banquet Tickets Now!

The Akins Band Banquet is May 20th from 6:00pm to 10:00pm!

Banquet is a great way to celebrate the end of the year with food, awards, presentations, and dancing.

Click here to purchase you banquet tickets today for $35 per seat.

This includes a fantastic meal!

Popcorn Fundraiser Money Due

Our popcorn fundraiser has ended.

All popcorn money is due this week. Any unpaid monies will be charged to your account.

Drumline Camp

Monday, April 24th, 6-8pm

10701 South 1st Street

Austin, TX

Snare Drum Camp

AEB Future Eagle Night

Tuesday, April 25th, 5-8:30pm

10701 South 1st Street

Austin, TX

All 2017-2018 AEB members are required to attend.

Find out more about this event here!

Drumline Camp

Thursday, April 27th, 6-8pm

10701 South 1st Street

Austin, TX

Bass Drum Camp

Wind Symphony @ Dallas Winds Festival

Saturday, April 29th, 9am-10:30pm

2301 Flora Street

Dallas, TX

Earn Money for Your Band Fees, Next Year's Trip Payments, and Lessons

Did you know that you can work shifts at the UT Erwin Center to earn money for your fees, trip payments, and lessons? Each shift pays $35 to $75 per person depending on the event and business.

There are always shifts available and we are already needing people to work!

You can sign up using this link.

You can get more information on how to sign up here!

  • Friday, May 5th - Fiesta Akins (Jazz Band Performance) - Akins High School - Evening
  • Sunday, May 7th - Central Market Jazz Festival - Central Market on N. Lamar - Time TBA
  • Saturday, May 20th - Band Banquet - Onion Creek Ballroom - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Saturday, May 27th - UIL State Solo & Ensemble Contest (Entire Band Program Required to Attend) - All Day
  • Monday, May 29th - UIL State Solo & Ensemble Contest (Entire Band Program Required to Attend) - All Day
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