Honor Band

4/16/18  Honor Band  KNIGHT BAND NOTES

Highlights:

*Trip Invoices and information went out Friday (link to the packet is below).

2018 7th/8th Grade Spring Trip Packet

Trip Facts:
*The Spring Festival Performance and Trip is Friday, May 18.
*Students must be academically eligible to participate.

*Parent chaperones are welcome! We attached a chaperone form to the trip paperwork that we distributed Friday.  (You must apply to be a ‘volunteer’ in PfISD): http://www.pfisd.net/Page/150

*Check your child’s Charms Account to see the balance due for the trip and any other fees you may have outstanding.  You can pay online Knight Band Store or send cash or check (made payable to KLMS Band).

 

Charms Log in: www.charmsoffice.com  School Code: klmsband  Password: (should be your student’s school ID, email us if you need it to be reset).

 

HELP!!  We are in need of a concession stand manager for our 2018-2019 middle school football games.  The band programs at both HHS and KLMS have been given permission to run the concession stands for the home games.  The manager acts as a liaison between the two schools. The HHS Band Boosters supply the stand with products. We supply parent volunteer workers, and they give us a cut of the profit. 🙂  The manager would open the concession stand (with the high school liaison) and be present during the game to be sure all is well. After the game, they would help count the money (with the HS liaison).  That’s all! If you are interested/willing, please reply to this email. Thank You in Advance!

Final Exam/Band Auditions:
*End of the year auditions/final exams will begin April 23.  7th graders will audition on the “Region 26” Scale Sheet Knight Band Audition Material and 8th graders will audition on the High School Audition Music HHS Audition.

 

Future Hawks (8th Graders only):
*Please keep an eye on the Hawk Band Calendar:  Hawk Band Calendar

*4/30-5/4: HHS Directors will come to KLMS to audition students

*NEW INFORMATION*HHS Band Booster Meeting for NEW Parents (8th grade)…7:00pm HHS Band Hall

*5/25: HHS Show Reveal (students go to HHS Band Hall to see what the 2018-2019 marching show will be)

*5/29-6/1: Music Camp, 5-8pm each day.

*6/5-6/7: Marching Camp 4-7pm each day.

 

Mr. Jyring (our percussion coordinator) has produced an album!

Click here!:  https://jyrinki.com/

 

Band Camps:

We will be talking to the students about summer camp opportunities. This is a GREAT way to motivate your young musician to continue their practice over the summer months.  Most major universities around the state (and the country) have some kind of band camp during the summer. I am providing links to the registration/information websites for some band camps if you would like to find out more about them.  

Pflugerville ISD (this will be a day camp at Pflugerville HS) June 11-14: More information soon!

Texas State University (San Marcos)  http://www.txstate.edu/bands/camps.html

University of Texas-Austin  https://lmc.music.utexas.edu/

Baylor University  http://www.baylor.edu/busmc/

Texas Tech  https://www.depts.ttu.edu/music/ttuboc/

Angelo State University  http://www.angelo.edu/dept/arts/music/camps.php

University of Texas-San Antonio  http://music.utsa.edu/index.php/camps/middle-school-band-camp

University of Houston  http://www.uhbands.com/cougar-band-camp/

 

UPCOMING DATES!
Printable Knight Band Calendar

April 23-27 (Mon-Fri): 2018-2019 KLMS Band Auditions
April 30-May 4 (Mon-Fri): Future HHS Hawk Band Auditions

May 18 (Friday): 7th/8th Grade Festival Trip; Six Flags Fiesta Texas

May 24 (Thursday): 7th/8th Grade Spring Concert; KLMS Gym; 6:30PM

 

BAND STORE IS ONLINE!!

Band Store

 

2 thoughts on “Honor Band

  1. Cynthia O'Campo says:

    Ms Mixon. I have forgotten my password. Can I have it reset.

    Thank you.

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