AEB Weekly 2/19/18 to 2/25/18
W. Charles Akins High School Band - Austin, TX
Akins Band Texas Future Music Educators Visit TMEA Convention & Clinic
Marcus and Bobby each won a $100 gift card to Alamo Music Centers!
Meeting with AISD Director of Fine Arts Alan Lambert on the convention floor.
Returning to the hotel after a great day at the convention!
Enjoying one of many fantastic concerts!
Taking time for a great dinner on the San Antonio Riverwalk!
AEB staff and students enjoying fellowship together!
Events, Announcements, and Information
Multiple Sectional Schedule Changes This Week - Check the Calendar!
Students are responsible for staying aware of their schedules for sectionals and full ensemble rehearsals.
In the case where there is a holiday (like this week) there are alterations in the schedule...stay informed!
Please check the band calendar frequently to make sure you attend all required rehearsals and events.
AEB Spirit Night at Bush's Chicken
Thursday, Feb. 22nd, 5-8pm
9815 Brodie Lane
Symphonic Band Clinic with Mr. Benzer
Saturday, Feb. 24th, 8-10am
10701 S 1st St
Concert Band Clinic with Mr. Benzer
Saturday, Feb. 24th, 10:30am-12:30pm
10701 S 1st St
Wind Symphony Clinic with Mr. Benzer
Saturday, Feb. 24th, 4-6:30pm
10701 S 1st St
Turn in Yankee Candle Catalog Orders
Online sales continue all spring...please see below!
Purchase Yankee Candle Company Candles All Spring - Earn Money for AEB to Fund Clinicians
This week we will hand out catalogs and information on our sale so you can support your band program by selling candles for the next couple of weeks.
The money earned from this sale will help pay for clinicians for the spring semester. Everyone is asked to participate!
Please direct your friends and family to the AEB website where a picture will allow them to purchase!
50% of All Band Fees Due 2/28
The next 25% (or 50% if past due) of fees are due on 2/28. The band staff will be reaching out to all families within the next week to update you on your current balance and to arrange payment of your fees.
Unfortunately, students/families who have not taken care of their financial obligations will not be able to register for band in 2018-2019.
Seniors who have not taken care of their financial obligations will not receive their HS Diploma, per Akins policy.
It is the goal of the band staff to work with all families to make sure that fees can be cleared.
You can make payments in the following ways:
Earn Money for Your Band Fees, Trip Payments, and Lessons
There are always shifts available and we are already needing people to work!
- Tuesday, February 27th - Full Orchestra UIL - AISD Performing Arts Center - Time TBA ***Select Students Only***
- Sunday, March 4th - Texas Youth Wind Symphony Concert - UT Campus, Bates Recital Hall - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
- Tuesday, March 6th - Percussion Ensemble Concert - Akins HS - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
- Saturday, March 24th - Clinics with Mr. Benzer - Akins HS - All Day