Colleyville Heritage Band

Week of 1/29 - 2/5

Happy Friday!

Good luck to our Diamonds at their first contest of the year, and to our students participating in the Ensemble Contest!

This Week’s schedule (February 1-6)

“Big Picture” Reminders:
  • Sectionals, rehearsals and listenings continue for Wind Ensemble, Symphonic, and Concert Bands, as well as Diamonds and Percussion. Use the calendar for details!


Thursday
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  • New Member Virtual Meeting - 6:30PM

Saturday:
  • Diamonds Contest
  • CHHS Ensemble Contest - 1:00 PM

All Region Results

One more week of congrats and celebration to all of our students that participated in the All Region process! To see a list of results, click HERE. Mr. Barnard has your patch if you haven’t received it yet!


Congratulations to seven members of the CHHS Band for making the All-State Band!

Ben Drummond - Sophomore - 5A Percussion

Ryan Blakenship - Senior - 5A Percussion

Alissa Park - Junior - 5A Clarinet

Tyler Lane - Junior - 5A Tuba

Kimberly Nelson - Junior - 6A Trombone

Max Difonzo-Jones - Freshman - 5A Trombone

Diego Cruz - Sophomore - 5A Bass Clarinet

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SPring Concert Uniform

Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors,


Please try on your current concert uniform and let us know if it still fits or if you need adjustments. All 10th-12th grade should fill the form out, including virtual students.

New Member “Q and A” Meeting

On Thursday, February 4th at 6:30PM, the CHHS Band Staff will be available for our incoming freshmen parents to share information and answer any questions about our program. We will send out an informational video presentation on Tuesday, February 2nd to help guide discussion.


Upperclassmen, we will make the video available to you all, as it may contain helpful reminders to you all!

Ensemble Contest

On Saturday, February 6th at 1:00PM, we will host the CHHS Ensemble Contest (for this year, this takes the place of the normal GCISD event).


Procedures and Schedule can be found below.

Drumline Audition Training Camps

If you are an incoming 9th-12 percussionist, please put these dates on your calendar:


Monday, February 22 - 4:30-6:30

Monday, March 1 - 4:30-6:30

Monday, March 8 - 4:30-6:30

Monday, March 22 - 4:30-6:30

Study Hall Opportunity

Chelsea Hall in Southlake is hosting a FREE Fine Arts Week for local band students to come and receive free assistance on homework or to utilize their study facilities. Check out www.chelseahall.com for more information.

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Yearbook Information

19-20 Band Yearbooks

Sophomore, Junior, and Senior families -- If you were not able to pick up your band yearbook during the official pick up time, please contact Amy Rork at chhs.band.vp@gmail.com to arrange pick up. Please note all yearbooks must be picked up by January 31.


2020-2021 Band Yearbook Photos


Do you have photos to share from football season? Summer rehearsals? All State Awesomeness? Please share with our SmugMug so that we can have lots to choose from when creating this year's band yearbook. Here's your link to upload: https://vpchhsband.smugmug.com/2020-2021-School-Year


Yearbook Creator Needed

If you have talents related to digital scrapbooking or photo management, please consider building our 2020-2021 band yearbook! This is a fun, at-home job and we all appreciate the outcome. Yearbooks are generally completed by mid-April and distributed in late May (2020 notwithstanding...).


For details or to ask questions, please contact Amy Rork at chhs.band.vp@gmail.com

Colorguard Corner

The Diamonds will kick off their competition season January 30 at GHS!! You will find our itinerary and performance info below. I hope to see your wonderful masked faces there.


The Diamonds will also be presenting their program in their new 2021 costumes Tuesday Feb 2!! Come cheer them on! See info below.


4:30 Diamonds rehearsal begins

6:30 Diamonds ready for performance recording

6:50 Parents arrive

7:00 Performance (CHHS GYM 3)***

7:30 Finish

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Panteras Volunteer Opportunity

Our fantastic drill team needs help on Saturday 2/13 - interested? Sign up using the link below!

Indoor/Outdoor Rehearsal Procedures

Remind App

How to receive remind notifications:


  • Seniors - Text @chhsbandc to 81010

  • Juniors - Text @chhsbandcl to 81010

  • Sophomores - Text @eb8a6d to 81010

  • Freshmen - Text @ceca79c to 81010

Quote of the Week

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Happy Birthday!

Please join us in saying Happy Birthday this week to:


- Renee Wilhite (1/29)

- Mackenzie Hill (1/30)

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