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Concert and Symphonic Band - March 3, 2023


Pre-UIL Concert (5:30-8:00pm)


When: Thursday March 9, 2022 - 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 the ORCHESTRA ROOM.

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 the ORCHESTRA ROOM.

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.

 

Spring Fundraiser


The Spring Fundraiser is in full swing!


We are working with GroupFund, which organizes text-based pledge fundraisers. Please share your student's account link with friends and family and on your social media page.


We are raising funds for spring semester events (Wylie East Jazz Band Festival, Mark of Excellence and Citation of Excellence Awards) and to set us up for success in the Fall 2023 semester.


2023 Pearson MS Band GF KO Sheet (1)
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Download PDF • 2.59MB
 

Percussion Concert


The REEDY Percussion Ensemble Cluster Concert is on Saturday March 4th, at 3pm at REEDY HS.

Every eligible (passing all your classes) percussionists from

Reedy, Pearson, and Pioneer Heritage are participating, and are required to attend.


The dress for the concert is ALL BLACK, which means ALL BLACK,

no other colors anywhere.

Black dress pants, black dress shirt, black belt, black dress shoes, black socks. ALL BLACK!

The dress rehearsal will be held Friday, March 3rd at 5:00pm at Reedy High School.

We will be finished between 8:00 – 8:30pm that evening.

It is an actual dress rehearsal, so please be dressed in all BLACK, be ready (sticks, mallets, music), and most importantly please BE ON TIME!!!

(better yet, be early!)

Arrival time of your child on the day of the clinic/concert. (March 4th). We would like for all participating students to be at Reedy HS no later than 11:45pm on Saturday the 4th.

The Clinic will start at 12:00pm. This will help the directors to facilitate getting every student in the right place.

The doors will open for the concert at 2:45 pm for the general audience.

Both dates have been on ALL 3 Band Calendars since before the school year started! (Reedy, Pioneer Heritage and Pearson)

PLEASE MARK THESE TWO DATES AND TIMES ON YOUR FAMILY CALENDAR

Friday March 3rd (5:00pm-8:30pm)

Saturday March 4th (3pm, arrive at 11:45pm)

There is a sign up genius if you would like to volunteer to help this AMAZING Concert.

Please contact Jennifer Belden with any questions. She is the HEAD Percussion Mom (Really the boss!) her email is beldenjenn@yahoo.com

We are very excited for you to see what your students how hard they have been working. They are excited and would like a large crowd. Especially now since they are upfront, and not in the back!

There is an admission charge, since we use this a Cluster wide fundraiser for Percussion ONLY!. $10 at the door.

If you have any questions please email Mr. Baldwin (baldwins@friscoisd.org) ASAP

 

Candy Donations Needed


Our basket of candy is getting very low! If you are at the store and would like to purchase a bag of candy to donate to the band, we would greatly appreciate it. Please, no candy with nuts! Thank you!!

 

Reedy High School Band Information


Hello Future Reedy Band Parents,

Welcome to the Reedy High School Band Program. We are so excited to have you all join us. The band at Reedy is a family, and we are so glad that you are going to be a part of it. Below is a plea for you to consider joining our board. If that's too much for you, we'd love your help in a myriad of ways. In the fall, join the Pit Crew, help with meal handouts, chaperone, help with uniforms, the list goes on and on. However, seriously consider joining our board. The reasons are listed below. WE NEED YOU! Please look over the description of roles on the Reedy Band Board and seriously consider signing up to take a role. We would love to have your help. The Band Board is really fun. It is a joy to get to know other parents, work with them, and be the first to be in "the know" as to what is going on in band.


Please complete the Google Form at this link https://forms.gle/dAzovF1V7Gw1L6fk6 to show interest in a particular position.


We can't wait to get to know you!

Thanks, Amy McPeek, Mandy Graham, Sue Brogen

RHS Band Booster Club Nomination Committee for 2023-2024 year

 

Frisco High School Band Information


TWO exciting upcoming events happening with the Frisco High School Band, for 7th and 8th graders:

Frisco Band “Mini Camp”: Tuesday, March 7, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, at Frisco HS

  • 7th/8th Graders welcome!

  • Frisco Band student leaders will begin getting to know 7th and 8th graders bound for FHS

  • We’ll play GAMES and eat TREATS

  • Students should bring their instruments and their band binders- the high school students are eager to HELP Middle School students with their band music!

  • We will begin going over VERY BASIC concepts of marching (never too early for 7th graders to start getting exposure to this too, even if it’s a while yet till high school band!)

  • More details will be sent by FHS Band Staff in the coming weeks!

Frisco Band Spring Party: Friday, March 10, 5:00 – 10:00 pm, at Frisco HS

  • 7th/8th Graders welcome!

  • We’ll have lots of games going on, including video games, board games, and games in the gym (basketball, dodgeball, volleyball, soccer, etc). *Students can play these games whether they sign up for official tournament teams or not! Tournament sign-ups will be posted in the middle school band halls soon

  • PIZZA and DESSSERTS will be provided free of charge by our wonderful Band Boosters! (vegetarian/non-dairy options available)

  • More details will be sent by FHS Band Staff in the coming weeks!

 

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 2023.

 

Upcoming events



February 27 - March 10 - Pearson Band Spring Fundraiser

Friday March 3 - Percussion Concert dress Rehearsal (required for percussion students)

Saturday March 4 - Percussion Concert (required for percussion students)

Tuesday March 7 - Frisco High School "Mini Camp"

Thursday March 9 - Pre-UIL Concert (required)

Friday March 10 - Frisco High School Band Spring Party

Tuesday March 21 - Spirit Night Fundraiser at Chick-fil-a

Tuesday March 28 OR Wednesday March 29 - Concert Band UIL (required)

Thursday March 20 OR Friday March 31 - Symphonic Band UIL (required)


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




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