Beginning Band - November 18, 2022
Updated: Nov 17, 2022
Band Spirit Night at Rodeo Goat
Mark your calendars! Our next Band Spirit Night is December 6th at Rodeo Goat in Frisco. The proceeds for this spirit night will go towards band events, materials, and private lessons scholarships. Tell your family, friends, and neighbors to support the Pearson Band!
Pearson MS Band - Beginner Band Winter Concert
Monday December 12 - Concert Rehearsal in the Pearson Band Hall
3:45pm End of 8th period. All Beginner 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.
Tuesday December 13 - Winter Concert in the Pearson Middle School Gym
6:15pm Percussion Students arrive and begin moving equipment to the gym.
6:30pm Woodwind and Brass Students arrive to begin warm-up in the Band Hall. Parents may go to the gym and wait for the concert to begin.
7:00pm Concert Begins: Jazz Band Performance, Beginning Band Performance
7:30pm 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.
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.
Reedy High Marching Band
Saturday, December 10th
The Reedy Band is on the move…COME JOIN THE FUN! The parade is coming, and you are invited to be a part of it! We will be loud, proud, and have a great time!
When: Saturday, December 10th, 9:00 am to early afternoon.
What/Where: The Reedy Band will be marching through Reedy High School zoned neighborhoods, playing festive holiday tunes, the school’s fight song and other fun tunes. This will be a parent-led fundraiser featuring special concerts along the route.
Mini concerts will feature half of the band playing approximately 7 minutes and will be available for a $150 donation.
Full length concerts will feature half of the band playing approximately 14 minutes for a donation of $300.
Action required: Please submit the above google form link by 11/26 if you are interested in hosting a concert at your house or within your neighborhood.
Please note that submitting interest does not guarantee a concert. We will be setting March-a-Thon routes based on interest and logistical considerations. If you are along the route and selected, you will be notified by 11/28, and payment will be due by 12/1.
Up your chances of securing a concert by getting together with your neighbors to host multiple concerts within walking distance of each other!
More details to come about how you can get involved on the actual date. Don’t miss your chance to be the envy of your neighborhood!!!
Required (Graded) Beginning Band Events for the Pearson Beginning Band
Click on the PDF below to view the required Beginning Band events for 2022-2023. (Note, this list does not include optional social events that will occur throughout the year.)
(Click here to view the Pearson Band Calendar)
Tuesday December 6 - Band Spirit Night Fundraiser at Rodeo Goat
Friday December 9 - Game Night Band Party in the Band Hall (3:45-5:00pm)
Monday December 12 - Beginning Band Winter Concert Rehearsal (3:45-5:00pm) (required)
Tuesday December 13 - Beginning Band Winter Concert (required)
Conflict with an event? Email Mrs. Black at firstname.lastname@example.org