FRHS Bands Update

Pre UIL, Thursday, March 19th @ TCHS

All three FRHS bands will be participating in a Pre UIL contest/concert at Timber Creek HS on Thursday, March 19th. Each band will have it's own itinerary, and the band performance times are listed below:


Concert Band - 10:35am

Symphonic Band - 2pm

Wind Ensemble - 4pm


Parents are welcome to attend!

Concert Dress/Uniform Requirements

The following is taken from the band handbook. Please be sure to have all of the appropriate clothing for our upcoming Concerts/Contests.



Concert Band Uniform

The Fossil Ridge Band wears traditional concert attire for all formal indoor concert performances. The school district provides tuxedos for boys, however students are expected to purchase or secure additional components. Girls must also purchase or secure the necessary components for their concert attire.


Boys

  • White tuxedo shirt
  • Solid Black socks
  • Solid Black shoes (no tennis shoes)


Girls

  • Black pants and black shirt
  • Black shoes / hose

Band Banquet

Friday, May 8th, 6:30-11pm

3300 Championship Parkway

Fort Worth, TX

The annual Band Banquet will be here before you know it! We would like to see every band student in attendance. Please be sure you have this on your calendar! Come for food, awards, dancing, and fun! More info soon.

California Trip

It's getting closer! Just a reminder that final payments are due no later than April 10. If you have no fundraising to credit to your payment, the final amount will be $555. We will be calculating fundraising credits after the completion of the current chocolate fundraiser and will update the final payment amounts asap.

UIL Concert and Sightreading Contest

All three bands will be competing at UIL on April 8-9. More details will be sent in an itinerary for each band as we receive our performance times. Again, parents are welcome to attend these performances.

Rehearsals / Sectionals

We are in the final push toward UIL. Please make every effort to be at all rehearsals on time and ready to go with a great attitude. Check the calendar for schedules. www.fossilridgeband.com

Band Auditions

Auditions for fall band placements will occur during the week of April 13-17. Students will receive audition information this week.

Band Lock-In

We are tentatively planning to hold a band lock-in on Friday April 3rd. More details to follow as we confirm facilities and availability.

Leadership Training Seminars

Leadership training continues on Wednesdays after school. These are open to everyone, and they are a requirement for those interested in a leadership position for the 2015-16 school year.