Grapevine Mustang Band

Week of 10/13/2019

Notes from the Directors

Happy Friday, everyone! Tonight is Future Mustang Night and we are excited to welcome the 8th grade students to cheer on GHS Team 100! Tuesday is UIL Marching Contest and we are requesting that all students attend the entire rehearsal on Monday and Tuesday morning as we prepare for UIL. Please reschedule your lessons if possible.

  • Tonight is Future Mustang Night! 8th grade band members from Colleyville MS, Grapevine MS and Cross Timbers MS will be joining us in the stands this evening!
  • All students at rehearsal Monday and Tuesday for UIL Preparation (please reschedule your lessons if possible).
  • UIL Eligibility check Friday, Oct 18. Students must be ALL classes to remain or become eligible to perform with the band at UIL Area Marching Contest. Students regain/lose eligibility starting Oct 25.
  • Region Etude 2, cut C is due this upcoming week on Google Classroom.
  • We will begin auditions for Musical next week! The Grapevine Band will provide live music for the production on “A Christmas Carol”. Performances are Friday, December 6th – Monday, December 9th. Students that are interested in auditioning should be sure to double check the rehearsal and performance schedule. The schedule will be finished this weekend and auditions will be held after school on October 16th and 17th.
  • No Masterclasses this week.
  • See below for itineraries for this week.
  • Check the band calendar for the most up-to-date information.
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Friday, Oct. 11th, 2:30pm

Mustang-Panther Stadium, Grapevine, TX, USA

Grapevine, TX

Join us to cheer on Grapevine Football Team 100!


We are still in need of volunteers for Saturday’s contest for Pit Crew. We also need a driver who can pull a trailer for Saturday. Also need volunteers for Monday’s stadium practice and Tuesday UIL performance. Please contact Larry Johnson

(817) 995-6600

We also need pit crew for UIL on Tuesday. Our performance time is 7:00pm. Check UIL Itinerary for more info.


Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers who have built props, moved equipment, pulled trailers, worked concession, fitted uniforms and everything else you do to help the Mustang Band!

Sign up links:

Varsity Concessions

JV Red and Blue Concessions

Freshmen Concessions

Youth Football Concessions

Pit Crew


Weekly Schedule

Friday, October 11

  • 7:00am rehearsal (please arrive by 6:45am to start at 7am)
  • Future Mustang Night

Saturday, October 12

  • 10:00am Rehearsal (please arrive by 9:45am to start at 10:00am)
  • 2:45pm Perform at Desoto
  • 3:45pm Percussion perform

Sunday, October 13

  • Enjoy your time to relax

Monday, October 14
  • 4:00 Band Hall opens/load equipment
  • 5:00pm Stadium Rehearsal
  • 7:50pm full run of show at MPS

Tuesday, October 15 UIL Region

  • 7:00am rehearsal (please arrive by 6:45am to start at 7am)
  • 6:30pm Perform UIL Region 31 Marching Contest

Wednesday, October 16 PSAT

  • 8:40am school starts

Thursday, October 17

  • 7:00am rehearsal (please arrive by 6:45am to start at 7am)

Friday, October 18 End of 9 weeks

  • UIL Grade Check - regain or lose - all students must be passing ALL classes
  • 7:00am rehearsal (please arrive by 6:45am to start at 7am)
  • Football at Newman Smith

Saturday, October 19

  • Enjoy your time to relax!

Other links and forms


EVERYONE needs to join Remind

Private Lesson Sign Up

If you are not yet signed up for private lessons, sign up here!

Instrument Repair Form

If you have a broken school-owned instrument that needs repaired, go to the band website to fill out the repair form. Follow the directions carefully.

Lost Music Form

If you have lost your music and need a copy, WE HAVE A SOLUTION! The form must be completed 48 hours before the time you need music so the librarians can get you copies.

October Birthdays

10/01 - Katherine L.

10/06 - Adriana H.

10/08 - Landon M.

10/12 - Peyton C.

10/14 - Grace M.

10/14 - Mikey S.

10/18 - Charles H.

10/20 - Marisa G.

10/21 - Kayla B

10/23 - Iris P.

10/28 - Diego B

10/29 - Andrew D