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Beginning Band - December 1, 2023

Updated: Dec 1, 2023

Upcoming events

December 5 - Beginning Band Rehearsal

December 6 - Beginning Band Concert

December 14 - Spirit Night Fundraiser at Raising Canes

January 12 - Main Event Social Event


Beginning Band Winter Concert

Tuesday December 5 - Rehearsal in the Pearson Band Hall

3:45pm End of 8th period. All Beginning Band students go to the band hall, find

their seats, and set up their instrument.

4:00pm Rehearsal Begins. This rehearsal is required and graded.

5:00pm Rehearsal Ends. All students must be picked up at 5:00pm.

Wednesday December 6 - Winter Concert in the Pearson Middle School Cafeteria

5:45pm Percussion Students arrive and begin moving equipment to the cafeteria.

6:00pm Woodwind and Brass Students arrive to begin warm-up in the Band Hall.

Parents may go to the cafeteria and wait for the concert to begin.

6:30pm Concert Begins:

Jazz Band Performance

Beginning Band Performance

7:00pm Approximate ending time. All band students will help bring instruments

and equipment to the band hall before being dismissed.

Bring: Instrument (and all the supplies needed to play it) and band binder.

Wear: Band t-shirt and pants.

Students are welcome to wear festive headwear and/or accessories to this concert.

This performance is part of the Beginner Band curriculum, therefore attendance and participation is required and graded. If any conflicts arise, please contact Mrs. Black or Mr. Jenson ASAP.



Main Event Social Event

On Friday, January 12th, the Pearson Band will have its annual Main Event Social at Main Event Frisco. This optional event will be from 4:30-7:30 PM.

Tickets to the Main Event Social will be $27 and will include a $10 game card, pizza, a drink, and unlimited access to bowling, laser tag, gravity ropes, billiards, shuffleboard, and mini-golf. Transportation will not be provided, so students will need to be dropped off at 4:30 and will need to be picked up by 7:30. Please see the attached guidelines list for more information.

Tickets for the event can be purchased on the Cheddar Up Online Store. Refunds will not be available for absent students, but they may use the purchased game card at any other point in time. This offer is for Pearson Band members only. Tickets must be purchased by Monday, January 8th at 11:59 PM.

Per Main Event policies, we will need several parent chaperones for this event. If you are available and willing to chaperone, please sign-up at this link. We currently have spots for 6 chaperones, but more might be needed later depending on how many students go on the trip.

We are so excited to have this fun event with our band family!


Daily Practice

All Beginning Band students should be taking their instrument home and practicing daily. During their practice time, students should play and reinforce concepts being taught in class and work on any material they are struggling to play. A daily practice habit is essential to becoming a great musician! Please help your student to build this habit by encouraging (and sometimes telling) them to practice every day.

Parents, the following is a fantastic guide for what and how your student should be practicing:


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