This Week in Band:
Monday- Veterans Assembly (Wind Ensemble Performance, Students dress nice)
Sectional Schedule: http://parkwoodhillwood.band/wind-ensemble-rehearsals
--Please review this weeks sectional schedule and the new "normal section schedule" we have made a few changes.
Congratulations to Hillwood Region Band Students!!!
These students earned a spot in the All Region Band:
Alina Tran, Oboe
Madelyn Street, Horn
Emily Richardson, Horn
Hannah Ebbert, Horn
Sofia Fuertes, Horn, Alternate
Nikolas Muegge, Bari Sax, Alternate
Amelia Cook, Tenor Sax
Matteo Wood, Euphonium, Alternate
Mebrahtu Mengsteab, Clarinet
Savannah Blessing, Clarinet
Cameron Blakely, Trombone
Nathaniel Smith, Percussion
Evan Wasson, Percussion
Jasmine Smith, Percussion
Nov 22- Volunteers Needed
December 12- Epic Waters Festival Field Trip!
Requirements to Attend:
Students must be eligible according to UIL guidelines AND currently passing class to attend. If you are not sure if you are eligible, please ask a band director.
Students must also have paid the $100 band fee to attend.
Parents and Students must sign and return the Liability Waiver. See attachment below.
Student Entry Fee, water park ticket Fee, and Lunch is included in your Band Fee. Students will not need to bring additional funds for the trip.
Parent Chaperones- $23 (discounted ticket and lunch); Money due by Nov 20
What is Epic Waters Festival?
A music festival hosted at Epic Waters, in Grand Praire. Bands will perform for each other and a judge to get critiqued, then go swim in the indoor water park.
8:00am Attendance, Load Buses
9:30 Performances at Epic Waters
Lunch at Epic Waters
2:00 Load Buses
2:45pm Arrival at Hillwood MS
Six Flags Incentive Trip Rescheduled!
We have rescheduled to Thursday, May 14.
Students will need to be present for all STAAR tests so that they can miss the day of school. Students who are absent for a STAAR test will need to do the make up STAAR on May 14. Band Directors believe this change will benefit the majority of our students that have fundraised. Students who attend the trip will need to pay the ticket cost or use a season pass.
Band Reminders and Procedures
Private Lesson Information
We want ALL students Signed up for Private Lessons!
Lesson teachers will be calling and emailing parents to schedule lessons!
Lesson Cost for 2019-20 School Year: $20-22 per lesson
Sign Up Here - http://parkwoodhillwood.band/signup/
Scholarship Available, Apply Here: http://parkwoodhillwood.band/scholarship
Required for All Instruments (except Percussion):
Foundations for Superior Performance Book by Jeff King, Rich Williams
Korg Tuner/Met with Pick Up Microphone
Wire Music Stand (for at home practice and some performances)
Lyre and Flip Folder
BERP (Brass Only)
Summer workers needed!
- Organizing, Copying music, Google Spreadsheet help, Building Trophy Shelf, etc.
Need 30 volunteers for Oct 19 at District Auditions.
Sign up at the link: https://forms.gle/c389K6w4PPDwJ8Jc7
Wanting to Chaperone for our band events?
- Visit the link to submit an application/ background check: https://www.kellerisd.net/Page/244
Before School Procedure
Directors and students are in sectionals and the Front office NOT be opening the door for Band Students.
Lost and Found!
Personal Items and Instruments should be labeled with your child's Name.
Wind Ensemble Students: @hmswind19
Symphonic Students: @@hmssym19
Concert Band: @hmscb2019
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