Plano Band Weekly Announcements
February 27-March 3, 2023
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE PSHS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ON AN ABSOLUTELY STUNNING PERFORMANCE AT UIL CONCERT & SIGHTREADING EVALUATION!
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE PSHS JAZZ PROGRAM ON A SLAMMIN & JAMMIN DAY OF JAZZ ON SATURDAY!!!
2023-2024 PLANO BAND INFORMATION!
- current sophomores and juniors must join immediately!!! Click link below!
2. 2023-2024 REMIND GROUP
- CURRENT Juniors: Text 81010 with message @goplano to join group "PLANO BAND SENIORS"
- CURRENT Sophomores: Text 81010 with message @pbjuniors to join group "PLANO BAND JUNIORS"
3. All current sophomores and juniors are required to join these two groups immediately!
4. 2023-2024 Plano Band audition music now available!!!
- Click the button below for access!!
- IMPORTANT: You must enter your information to receive a link to the audition music. Please use your personal email address (NOT your mypisd.net address)!!
5. Subscribe to the 2023-2024 Plano Band calendar below!
***Please use your personal email address (NOT your mypisd.net address)!!****
Or join using join code sn24r2g. All current sophomores & juniors should join immediately!
GOALS FOR THE WEEK
1. To focus fully on UIL program (3 weeks of rehearsals until Pre-UIL)
2. To create the best sounds possible on your instrument for each and every note
EVENTS THIS WEEK
1. 23-24 PDL Audition Workshop, today 4:45-6:45
2. Sectionals this week during classes (NO PRIVATE LESSONS)
- SYMPHONIC & WE - Tuesday Woodwinds / Wednesdays Brass
- WE Percussion Sectional - Wednesday (go to A lunch)
- Concert 1 & 2 - Wednesdays
3. Band Booster Meeting, tomorrow, 7pm
4. Jazz Recording Session, Wed, 5-9p @ Crystal Clear Sound
5. End of 3rd Nine Weeks, Friday
- pass your classes to ensure trip eligibility!!!
DUE THIS WEEK
- Pay entry fees to the black box!!!
- $15 per solo
- $15 per ensemble member
2. Your VERY best!
1. UIL Music Test #2 in Sectionals, DUE Tues/Wed
2. HONORS Band Senior Project Proposals, DUE March 31
- proposals must be typed
1. Spring Break, Mar 6-9
2. Student Holiday, Mar 13
3. Wind Ensemble After-School rehearsals: Mar 16, Mar 23 (w/Jerry Junkin), Mar 30, Apr 13 (w/Dick Floyd), all 4:30-6:30p
4. Concert Band 1 After-School rehearsal, Mar 21, 4:30-6:30p
5. School-wide SAT Testing Day, March 22 (All juniors)
6. Pre-UIL Stage Set-Up, Mar 22 @ 9:30a (All Officers & Percussion leadership required)
7. Band Officer Pre-UIL Planning Meeting, Mar 22 @ 10:30am! (All officers required)
8. NTX Premier Pre-UIL Festival, Mar 24-25 @ Allen HS (Wind Ensemble only)
9. Plano Band Pre-UIL Concerts, Mar 27 & 28 (Schedule TBD)
- Band Officers help both evenings, 5-9:30p)
10. Full Orchestra Rehearsals Resume, April 18 4:30-6:30p
REQUIRED MARCHING BAND FORMS
SUMMER BAND CAMP
In addition, please keep in mind the following dates for marching band contests: Sept 30 (PEMI), Oct 7 (MMI), Oct 14 (UIL), Oct 21 (Area).
With Fall Break occurring October 9-13, 2023, there will be no marching band events planned from Oct 8-11. Because of UIL Marching Contest on October 14, the Plano Band will return to rehearse on Thursday & Friday, October 12-13.
We appreciate all of our families scheduling vacations around the very important dates.