LEHS Band Newsletter #21

February 12-16, 2018

Wind Ensemble Sectional Schedule

* Sectionals will take place from 3:30-4:45 pm each day. Students are REQUIRED to attend their sectional each week.


  • Monday - Low Brass
  • Tuesday - Pep Band (LEHS vs. The Colony)
  • Wednesday - None
  • Thursday - None
  • Friday - None


* Mr. Felice will not be holding sectionals after Monday of this week, due to a Pep Band performance and the TMEA Convention.


* Beginning 2/19, the Sectional Schedule will be as follows:


  • Mondays - Woodwinds (No Sectional on 2/19)
  • Wednesdays - Brass
  • Fridays - Percussion

Symphonic Winds Sectional Schedule

* Sectionals will take place from 3:30-4:45 pm each day. Students are REQUIRED to attend their sectional each week.


  • Monday - Flutes
  • Tuesday - Clarinets & Saxophones
  • Wednesday - Trumpets & Horns
  • Thursday - Trombones
  • Friday - Euphoniums & Tubas


* Beginning 2/19, the Sectional Schedule will be as follows:


  • Monday - Woodwinds (No Sectional on 2/19)
  • Tuesdays - High Brass
  • Wednesdays - Percussion
  • Thursday - Trombones
  • Friday - Euphoniums & Tubas

Percussion Ensemble Rehearsal Schedule

* The rehearsal times are 4:00-5:30 pm.


Monday - Escape Velocity / Black Racer

Tuesday - Escape Velocity / Black Racer

Wednesday - None

Thursday - None

Friday - None

Jazz Ensemble Rehearsal Schedule

* These rehearsals are from 3:30-4:45 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.


* All Jazz Ensemble rehearsals are required for members.

South Padre Payment #2 - Due February 20th (click here)

Please make any checks payable to LEBB (Little Elm Band Boosters).

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UIL Region 24 Solo & Ensemble Contest

Our Solo & Ensemble Contest is quickly approaching (February 24th). All entries for this year's contest are now final. Please see the link below for those students that will be performing at Plano East Senior High School. Times are TBD. All students participating should do the following by the end of the week:


1) Pay Entry Fee

- Ensembles (each student pays $10)

- Solos ($30 for accompanied / $10 unaccompanied) Most solos for the wind players are accompanied. Most solos for the percussion are unaccompanied.


2) Order solos online (if purchasing through Penders or Pepper Music)


3) Bring Mr. Felice a copy of the piano part (accompanied solos)

UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest

Saturday, Feb. 24th, 8am

3000 Los Rios Boulevard

Plano, TX

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Varisity Finishes 3rd at WGI Dallas Regional

Congratulations to the Varsity Winter Guard for their performance this past weekend at Coppell High School. The Varsity Guard finished in 3rd Place in the Scholastic Open classification at the WGI Dallas Regional, performing for the first time in their new uniforms. Congratulations to these wonderful students for their continued improvement and dedication to excellence!

Upcoming Events

February 20 - LEBB Meeting / Spring Trip Payment #2 Due

February 23-24 - North Texas Percussion Festival

February 24 - UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest

March 2-3 - LEISD Percussion Rehearsal / Concert

Band Hall Phones

The band directors can be reached at the following extensions: (972) 947-9443


Frank Felice (ext. 25108)

LeAndre Benton (ext. 25110)

Matt Neal (ext. 25109)

Kristen Zotti (ext. 25109)

Volunteer Background Form

All parents need to complete a volunteer form for the new school year. This allows you to chaperone or volunteer any band event within the school year.