Updated: Jul 25
Hello! We hope that you and your students have had a fun and relaxing summer. We are SO excited to see our kiddos this week for Band Camp! Below is information and the schedule for Band Camp, the Hawaiian Falls Party, and band supplies for incoming Concert and Symphonic Band Students.
Pearson Middle School Band Summer Camp / Build the Beat
The Pearson Symphonic and Concert Bands will perform at the Build the Beat community Pep Rally on Saturday, August 6th. Athletics students will be able to participate in both athletics and band events for the day. To prepare for the event, we will have a summer band camp to help us learn the new music that we will be playing. Our camp will be held on Wednesday July 27, Thursday July 28, Friday August 5, and Saturday August 6.
Click HERE to access our pep tunes for this year. Then, click on the file that is named for your instrument.
The Schedule is as follows Wednesday July 27: 10:00-11:30am: Section Rehearsals (Flutes, Oboes, Trumpets, French Horns, Percussion)
11:30-12:30pm: Lunch. Students have the choice of leaving for lunch or bringing a lunch to eat in the band hall. The cafeteria is not open and lunch will not be provided.
12:30-2:30pm: Full Band Rehearsal (all instruments) Thursday, July 28: 10:00-11:30am: Section Rehearsals (Clarinets, Bass Clarinets, Alto/Tenor/Bari Saxophones, Bassoons, Trombones, Euphoniums, Tubas, Percussion)
11:30-12:30pm: Lunch. Students have the choice of leaving for lunch or bringing a lunch to eat in the band hall. The cafeteria is not open and lunch will not be provided. 12:30-2:30pm: Full Band Rehearsal (all instruments) Friday, August 5: 10am-noon: Full Band Rehearsal (all instruments) 1:00-4:00pm: Social Event at Hawaiian Falls! (Information below) Saturday, August 6: Exact Schedule will be sent ASAP (approx 11:00am-1:00pm): Build the Beat Pep Rally in the Pearson MS Gym. Students will wear their 2021-2022 Pearson Band Shirt. Due to the importance of the preparation for Build the Beat and the 2022-2023 school year, all rehearsals and performances are required for all Pearson Band members. We understand that some families may still be out of town or on vacation during this time. If your family will be out of town, please communicate that with your band director ASAP (HUGE THANK YOU to those of you who have already communicated with us!). We are looking forward to both our summer band camp and the Build the Beat Pep Rally! It will be a lot of fun to see everyone again and make music together.
End of Band Camp Party- Hawaiian Falls
After our Pearson Summer Band Camp rehearsal on Friday, August 5th ends at 12:00 pm, we are going to have a party at Hawaiian Falls in the Colony! Students must attend all days of the Pearson Summer Band Camp in order to attend or have communicated any absences in advance with myself and Mrs. Black. Our event will take place from 1 PM - 4 PM. The address for this event is 4400 Paige Rd, The Colony, TX 75056 . Transportation for this event is not provided, so students will need to be dropped off/picked up from the park.
Tickets for Hawaiian Falls are $19 and can be purchased through Charms starting today. Video instructions can be viewed HERE (the video is for Main Event, but the instructions are the same). Please note that while food can be purchased there, your ticket only covers admission to the park. All tickets must be purchased by Monday, August 1st at 8:00 AM.
Supplies for Concert and Symphonic Band Students
Click on the following link for Symphonic and Concert Band class materials for next school year: https://www.pearsonband.com/supplies. All supplies can be ordered online through Williamson Music 1st, at any local music store, or even Amazon. The deadline to have all supplies in class is Thursday, August 11th. Students will need to have their “Concert Black” uniform for our Winter Concert on December 8th.