Looking forward to seeing everyone this week and hopeful that you had a restful spring break!

Wind Ensemble – Reminder:  Extended rehearsals MONDAY and WEDNESDAY this week – those rehearsals start at 8:30am for everyone, including B day students.

This THURSDAY, March 22, we will have our pre-UIL concert at the Anderson stage.  Start time is 7pm, students dressed in concert attire.  Call times for all ensembles is 6:15pm.

This Saturday, the Winterguard will travel to Hendrickson High School.  Schedule will be finalized and passed out in class tomorrow.

Our UIL Contest and Sight Reading competition will take place April 3 and 4 at the Hays CISD Performing Arts Center.  As soon as we get the schedule from the organizers we will publish full schedules for the bands.

Concert Blue and Jazz Notes from Mr. Cleveland:

Concert Band Blue– No sectionals this week. Sign up for a FIT time and work with Mr. Cleveland to make up for missed sectionals. Don’t forget that your last video assignment is due TUESDAY night!

Jazz– Regular rehearsal Tuesday. We will have an extended rehearsal on Wednesday from 4:45 to 6:30. There is no rehearsal on Thursday because of the pre-UIL concert.

SATURDAY – March 24th – Temple Jazz Festival! The schedule is as follows:

Noon – Band Hall opens

12:25 – Rehearsal STARTS

1:00 – Load bus

1:10 – Depart

2:30 – Arrive at Temple College

3:00 – Warm-up time

3:30 – PERFORM

Clinic immediately following our performance

Dinner (Bring money!)

7:30 – Concert: The Temple Jazz Orchestra featuring John Clayton, bassist

~10:30 – Return to Anderson

More information on the festival can be found by visiting the website, here.