Honors Band Newsletter

Week of April 30

Audition Information/EOY Final

Information in regards to auditions for the 2018-2019 Scoggins Band Program went home last week. Every child will participate in the auditions regardless of course selection for next year. This audition also serves as an end of the year assessment with each section counting as a Major Grade. Auditions will begin the week of May 7th. Results for band placements will be announced prior to May, 25.

Info Letter-Brass/WW

Brass Music

WW Music


*8th Grade Students enrolled in HS Band will play their HS audition. If a student is not continuing in the band program in HS they will need to prepare the Scoggins Audition

Solo Contest

Our Solo Contest will be May 5th. In place of sectionals I am available before and after school by appointment to give students assistance in their preparation. Although this is an independent project I want to help as much as possible to ensure a successful performance on the 5th of May.

Piano accompaniment rehearsals will begin on Thursday of this week. Ask your child to play their solo for you. They should be able to make it all the way through in preparation for this rehearsal.

A schedule for the contest will be posted Tuesday in the Band Hall. If there are any conflicts we need to know ASAP. The contest schedule will be final at end of day 4/27.


The Scoggins Middle School Band Booster is looking for people for next year’s Board. We need a President, a Treasurer ( a financial background is very helpful), someone to coordinate chaperones and volunteers, a Secretary, someone to handle spirit wear and someone for hospitality.

For the most part these are very easy jobs with a 45 minute meeting once a month and an additional hour or two commitment a month. (Our Treasurer usually works 4-6 hours a month, but may climb to 8-10 hours a month for fundraising or startup). This is a wonderful opportunity to be involved and informed! Come to our meeting this Wednesday to learn more! The meeting is in the Scoggins Band Hall at 6pm

Peak Music Festival @ Eisemann Performing Arts Center

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, May 1st for our Peak Music Festival @ Eisemann Performing Arts Center. We will perform at 2:00 pm and would love for a large audience if you are able to attend.

Itineraries will be handed out in class on Tuesday- be looking for an email next week with it attached!


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Upcoming Events

  • May 1-Peak Music Festival @ Eisemann Performance Hall(During Day)
  • May 5- Solo Contest @ Scoggins MS