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Concert and Symphonic Band - February 23, 2024

Updated: Feb 23

Upcoming events



February 26-March 1 - Final week of Concert and Symphonic Band Sectionals

February 28 - Band Spirit Night at Chick-fil-a

March 1 - Percussion Concert Rehearsal (percussion students only)

March 2 - Percussion Concert (percussion students only)

March 4th- Concert Band Rehearsal 3:55-4:55 PM (required)

March 5th - Symphonic Band Rehearsal 3:55-4:55 (required)

March 7 - Pre-UIL Concert (required)

March 18- Concert Band Rehearsal 3:55-4:55 PM (required)

March 19- Symphonic Band Rehearsal 3:55-4:55 PM (required)

March 22 - Concert Band UIL performance (required - schedule forthcoming)

March 26- Symphonic Band Rehearsal 3:55-4:55 PM (required)

March 27 - Symphonic Band UIL performance (required - schedule forthcoming)

 

Pre-UIL Concert (5:40-8:00pm)


When: Thursday March 7, 2023 - Reedy HS Auditorium


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


Wear: “Formal Uniform” (Black dress pants, Black dress shirt (button-up or blouse) with sleeves that hit the elbows or below, Black dress shoes (closed toe, flat bottom), Plain, long black dress socks or stockings. See a great example of band students wearing the correct uniform in this instagram post!


CONCERT BAND ITINERARY


5:30pm Arrive at Reedy HS. Go to LOCATION TBD.

5:40pm Warm-up begins.

6:05pm Concert Band Performs on the auditorium stage.

6:30pm Concert Band Performs Sightreading in the Band Hall (parents are welcome to

watch sightreading).

7:00pm Approximate dismissal time.


SYMPHONIC BAND ITINERARY

6:30pm Arrive at Reedy HS. Go to LOCATION TBD.

6:40pm Warm-up begins.

7:05pm Symphonic Band Performs on the auditorium stage.

7:30pm Symphonic Band Performs Sightreading in the Band Hall (parents are welcome

to watch sightreading).

8:00pm Approximate dismissal time.


This performance is part of the Concert and Symphonic Band curriculum as well as an essential part of our UIL preparation, therefore attendance and participation is required and graded. Students who do not attend Pre-UIL will not be eligible to attend UIL. If any conflicts arise, please contact Mrs. Black or Mr. Jenson ASAP.


 

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.


 

UIL Sectionals


Students in Concert and Symphonic Band will have a weekly sectional starting the week of January 16 - March 1. Click here to view the schedule.


Band Sectionals / Bad weather policy:

-If school or school activities are cancelled for bad weather, sectionals are cancelled.

-If FISD has a delayed start to the school day, sectionals are cancelled.

-If there is bad weather, but school and school activities are not cancelled, we will still have sectionals. Please be safe when dropping your students off.

-If the band director needs to cancel a sectional, that will be communicated via email.

 



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