Symphonic Winds

Knight Band Notes- Symphonic Winds 9/13/19

 

Please see the Knight Band Calendar for important dates coming up like our football game performance, Walk-to-School Day, Pfestival of Bands! Students are required to have a flip folder and lyre for these outdoor performances.

 

FOOTBALL GAME PERFORMANCE! Monday, Sept. 23. 5:30pm-7:00pm

  1. We will meet at the KLMS Band Hall at 5:15pm and walk together to the HHS Stadium.

  2. Students can go home and come back.  If they are staying after school, they should bring a snack.

  3. Students should wear their 2019-2020 Band T-Shirt (shorts are fine if it’s hot).

  4. The theme is ‘crazy hat’ or ‘hair’.

  5. Students will get into the game for free, but if parents want to come watch they will have to pay the gate fee ($4/adults, $2/children).

  6. STUDENTS MAY NOT EAT/DRINK DURING THE PERFORMANCE (water is allowed).

  7. At the conclusion of the performance (about 6:50pm), we will walk the students back to Kelly Lane for parent pick up at 7:00pm.

 

WALK TO SCHOOL DAY!  Wednesday, October 2nd. NOT REQUIRED Drop off BEFORE 6:25am (band hall grey door opens 6am).

Students that would like to attend should meet in the back of the school by the band hall no later than 6:25am. Students can wear ANY KLMS shirt, and jeans (may be cool that early in the morning). At 6:25am we will walk to Murchison elementary school and perform until about 7:30am, then walk back to KLMS. THIS EVENT IS NOT REQUIRED.

 

PFLUGERVILLE PFESTIVAL OF BANDS! Monday, Oct. 7, 7:00pm (REQUIRED)

  1. Students will be bused to and from the event (parent pick up will be at Kelly Lane MS).

  2. Students should wear their 2019-2020 Band T-Shirt and jeans.

  3. Parking will be CRAZY!

  4. Band students enter free, but parents, family, etc. will pay the $5 entry fee

  5. After the performance, parents will meet us at Kelly Lane Middle School for pick up.

 

We need volunteers to ride the buses TO and FROM Pfestival of Bands!

https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=KellyLnMSB&v=4987895

 

COOKIE DOUGH!

The cookie dough is scheduled to arrive on Monday, September 30!  The band hall will remain open until 6:30pm that night for cookie dough pick up.  Parents that would like to help with set-up and distribution, please sign up on Charms:

 

Morning Shift (Sort and Prepare for student pick up):
https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=KellyLnMSB&v=4987662

 

Afternoon Shift (Sign Out to Students):
https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=KellyLnMSB&v=4987677

 

Black Dress Shirts!

The formal uniform this year will be needed by picture day (Tuesday, Nov. 5).  Students will need to provide:

SOLID Black Shoes

SOLID Black Socks

SOLID Black Slacks

SOLID Black Dress Shirt (long-sleeve, button-down, with a collar for a tie).

We will provide the vest and tie.

 

We know it’s sometimes difficult to find the dress shirts in small enough sizes, so we’ve partnered with a company that will provide them.  If you are interested, you can find the link to purchase the black dress shirt here.  Students that have paid will be measured in class this Thursday and shirts will be delivered before picture day!

 

*Band Membership ‘Packet’, Past Due:  Friday, August 23rd

Please look at the PINK paper in your student’s bander.  If you have not filled out the “Membership Packet” please try to complete ASAP!  The link is below for your convenience.

Required Band Membership ‘Packet’

 

3. Next Week’s Lessons

Here are some things that students will be learning in Band next week:

  • Ensemble Rehearsal Techniques

  • Warm-ups

  • Football tunes (preparing for the first football (9/23) and Pfestival of Bands (10/7)

  • All-Region Audition Process

 

Upcoming Events

Sept. 23: Football Game Performance (band t-shirt/jeans, 5:30-7:00pm, drop-off/pick-up @ KLMS)

Oct. 2:Walk-to-School Day (VOLUNTARY)

Oct. 7: Pfestival of Bands (REQUIRED)

 

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