AEB Weekly 5/1/17 to 5/7/17

W. Charles Akins High School Band - Austin, TX

Events, Announcements, and Information

Purchase Your Banquet Tickets Now!

The Akins Band Banquet is May 20th from 6:00pm to 10:00pm!

Banquet is a great way to celebrate the end of the year with food, awards, presentations, and dancing.

Click here to purchase you banquet tickets today for $35 per seat.

This includes a fantastic meal!

Help Recruit for the 2017-2018 Color Guard!

Know someone who would be great at performing in the Akins Color Guard? Have them contact Mr. Fincher or stop by the band hall ASAP! We are actively recruiting new members for the upcoming year!

All Balances Must Be Brought Current

There are quite a few families that are behind on band fee payment arrangements.

Please stay on top of your band balances.

As we look ahead to 2017-2018, no student will be permitted to register for Band in 2017-2018 if there is an outstanding balance.

Invoices will be coming home this week. Please make plans to take care of your outstanding balances.

Contact Mr. Fincher if you have questions about your current balance.

Drumline Camp

Thursday, May 4th, 6-8pm

10701 South 1st Street

Austin, TX

Bass Drum Camp

South First Groove at Fiesta Akins

Friday, May 5th, 5-5:30pm

10701 South 1st Street

Austin, TX

We need donations for our Fiesta Akins booth.

Click here to sign up for a donation! We need your help!

South First Groove at Central Market Jazz Festival

Sunday, May 7th, 5-5:30pm

4001 North Lamar Boulevard

Austin, TX

Come support your Akins Jazz Band over dinner at Central Market!

Click here for more information!

Future Eagle Night - A Great Evening for the 2017-2018 Edition of AEB!

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Akins Wind Symphony Performs at the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas

The Akins Wind Symphony performed in the Dallas Winds Invitational Festival on Saturday, April 29th. The ensemble enjoyed an amazing performance in one of the most beautiful performance spaces in the nation!

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Earn Money for Your Band Fees, Next Year's Trip Payments, and Lessons

Did you know that you can work shifts at the UT Erwin Center to earn money for your fees, trip payments, and lessons? Each shift pays $35 to $75 per person depending on the event and business.

There are always shifts available and we are already needing people to work!

You can sign up using this link.

You can get more information on how to sign up here!

  • Tuesday, May 16th - Percussion Ensemble Concert - Akins High School - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Saturday, May 20th - Band Banquet - Onion Creek Ballroom - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Tuesday, May 23rd - Spring Band Concert - Akins High School - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Saturday, May 27th - UIL State Solo & Ensemble Contest (Entire Band Program Required to Attend) - All Day
  • Monday, May 29th - UIL State Solo & Ensemble Contest (Entire Band Program Required to Attend) - All Day
  • Tuesday, June 5th to Thursday, June 8th - Music Camp - Akins High School - 8:00am to 4:00pm
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