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Beginning Band - March 8, 2024

Upcoming events


March 25 - Spirit Night Fundraiser at Casa Del Bro

Tuesday April 2 - Beginning Band Rehearsal - Brass and Woodwinds only (required)

Wednesday April 10 - Beginning Band Rehearsal - Brass, Woodwinds, and Percussion (required)

Friday April 12 - Beginning Band Performance at Pinstack

 

Candy Donations Needed!


Parents, we are in need of candy (or "knowledge" as we call it in band) to give out as prizes to students. If convenient, please consider donating any extra candy you might have from birthday parties, gatherings, etc. or picking up a bag of variety mixed candy next time you go to the store.

Thank you! 

 

Frisco ISD Summer Band Camp


The middle school band directors of Frisco ISD are excited to announce the dates of the 2024 Frisco ISD Middle School Summer Band Camp. This camp is for current 6th and 7th grade (fall 2024 7th & 8th grade) band students in Frisco ISD and will be aimed towards playing fun music and meeting new friends across the district. Your student also will have the opportunity to work with expert teachers and professional musicians / educators. Please see the information below for more details!

Who? Current 6th and 7th grade (fall 2024 7th & 8th grade) Frisco ISD Band students

When? Monday-Thursday, June 3-6, 2024 (8:00 AM-12:00 PM each day, concert on Thursday starting at 12:30 PM)

Where? Wakeland HS (10700 Legacy Dr, Frisco, TX 75034) & Emerson HS (6300 Collin McKinney Pkwy, McKinney, TX 75070)

How Much? $100

How do I sign up?

  • Fill out the registration Google Form found in the Frisco ISD MS Summer Band Camp website from March 18-April 12, 2024.

  • Pay for the camp on OnlineSchoolFees during the payment window (April 22-May 3rd). Summer camp registration will be billed through the FISD online school fees account. The entry fee will not be active for a few weeks after filling out the registration form.

  • The payment window will be open in OnlineSchoolFees from April 22-May 3rd

  • For help accessing OnlineSchool Fees, please see the guidance from the FISD website below: https://www.friscoisd.org/about/resources-and-information/online-payment-systems

  • Please note that your registration is not complete until payment has been received through OnlineSchoolFees in the payment window. End of day on May 3rd is a hard deadline to submit payment for the camp.


 

Summer Band Camps


We strongly encourage your student to attend a band camp this summer! It is a great opportunity for your student to improve on their instrument and make new friends. There are many options in the DFW metroplex and around the state.


CLICK HERE to view a list of band camps available for summer 2024. This list will be updated as we receive information about 2024 dates and locations.

 

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: https://practicingguide.weebly.com/

 



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