Beginning Band - October 21, 2022

Updated: Oct 21

Thank you so much for attending the Beginning Band Show and Tell Concert this week! The students have progressed so far since the start of the school year and will continue to improve throughout the school year! We look forward to our next concert on December 13th.

 

Chick-fil-a Spirit Night

Mark your calendars! Wednesday October 26 is Pearson Band Spirit Night at the Chick-fil-a on 423 and Stonebrook!


Mention that you are with the Pearson Band and we will receive 20% of the proceeds.



 

UNT Concert Social Event


Next month we will be taking a trip to see the University of North Texas Wind Orchestra and Wind Symphony perform a joint concert in Denton. These are two of the best collegiate bands in the entire country, and we are fortunate to have them available to us in our own backyard! This trip is open to all current members of the Pearson Band. Students must be in good standing with their band fees and passing all classes to attend.

This trip is optional and is not for a grade. The concert is on Thursday, November 17th. Students will need to meet in the band hall at 5:30 for a pizza party. We will then leave for the concert at 6:15 PM. We will leave UNT at 9:45 and will be back at Pearson by 10:15-10:30 for pick up.

As this concert will take place in a nice performance hall, all students need to dress appropriately. Men will need to wear nice dress pants, button down or polo shirt, nice dress shoes. You may wear a suit and tie if you wish, but that is not required. Ladies need to wear a nice dress or skirt (school appropriate length) or dress pants, with a nice shirt and shoes. Heels are not recommended due to walking on campus.

Absolutely no jeans, shorts, athletic shoes, or t-shirts.

The cost for the concert will be $7 which covers the entry ticket, dinner before the concert, and the bus to and from the concert. Tickets can be purchased through the Charms store the same way that the Family Picnic tickets were bought. Instructions can be viewed by clicking HERE. All tickets must be purchased by Thursday, November 10th. We have a limited amount of tickets available for our group, so tickets are first come first serve on Charms. Students may also purchase tickets with a check made out to the Pearson Band Parent Association or with cash (exact change only.)

This event requires students to be absolutely still and silent for a long period of time. Please do not register your student if you feel that this would be difficult for them. Parents will be expected to pick up their student in Denton if they are removed from the concert for whispering or talking.

We are also looking for several chaperones to attend the concert with us. Please sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050845AEAE2FA5FE3-pearson2. Additionally, all interested chaperones will need to fill out the volunteer background check at http://www.friscoisd.org/about/resources-and-information/background-checks.

We are looking forward to a great concert and a great trip! Let me know if you have any questions.


 

Required (Graded) Beginning Band Events for the Pearson Beginning Band


We have had multiple parents let us know that there are a lot of events on the band calendar and would like some clarification on the required (graded) events for this school year. 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.)

Required (Graded) Beginning Band Events 2022-2023
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Upcoming events

(Click here to view the Pearson Band Calendar)


Wednesday October 26 - Band Spirit Night at Chick-fil-a

Thursday November 17 - UNT Concert Social Event

Tuesday December 13 - Beginning Band Winter Concert (required)


Conflict with an event? Email Mrs. Black at blackmj@friscoisd.org

 


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