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Congratulations to our Honor and Symphonic Bands for your performances at UIL Concert and Sightreading competition.

Congratulations to our Honor and Symphonic Bands for your performances at UIL Concert and Sightreading competition.

 

You were amazing!

We are very Proud of you!

 

 

 

What an incredible Friday night!


The kids sounded awesome and I could not be more proud of them!


Your generosity for our band program is overwhelming


Thank you so much to the parents who volunteered their time to make this night a success for our kids!




Spring is Competition Season for our Bands


(It takes every band member for our teams to be successful!

In band no one sits on the bench


please encourage your child to practice their UIL Music at home slowly with a tuner and metronome.


As we are approaching our Spring Competitions, please be mindful of when you schedule dental and orthodontic work.  We want our kids to be at their best!


April 12th


UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Competition Symphonic Band.

Details below




April 14th


UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Competition Honor Band.

Details below



Thank you so much to the parents who volunteer their time to help with our kids success!





It is hard to believe it is the beginning of the 4th 9 weeks.  Be sure to stay up to date on your child’s grades and progress in their classes on gradespeed. http://www.magnoliaisd.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=259710&type=d&p


If you are planning to Chaperone on the Schlitterbahn trip and have not completed the MISD Volunteer form for this year please go to the following link and complete.


https://magnoliaisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=561








Symphonic Band

Tuesday, April 12th 2016

Lynn Lucas MS


We will be in full uniform.

Please be sure you are in compliance we want to look and sound like champions!


2:38 PM Come To Band Room

2:45 Load Trailer  

3:00 Get on the Bus

3:10 Leave for Conroe to eat

3:40 Arrive for Dinner @ Applebee’s in Conroe, TX (Bring $10)

3:45 Eat at Applebee’s (bring $10)

5:00 Leave for Lynn Lucas MS in Willis, TX

5:15 Arrive and Change into Uniform in Parking lot @ LLMS

6:00 Transit to Warm Up

6:15 Warm Up

6:45 PERFORMANCE!!!

7:15 Sight Reading Performance

7:45 Load Trailer and Get on the Bus

8:00 Leave for BBJH

8:40 PM Arrive back to BBJH, Change out of Uniform, and Go Home

***You will need to wear comfortable shorts or pants and a white shirt to wear under your uniform.  We will get dressed in uniform in a parking lot.

______________________________________________________________________________

I understand that my child will be traveling to Lynn Lucas MS for UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Competition on April 12th after school from 2:38PM-8:40PM. I will arrange for my child to be picked up from BBJH at 8:40PM.


Student Name _________________________________________________


Parent Signature _______________________________________________


Parent Phone Number ___________________________________________





Honor Band

Thursday, April 14th

Tomball Memorial HS


We will be in full uniform.

Please be sure you are in compliance we want to look and sound like champions!


11:47 Loading Crew  (If you have B or C lunch you will need to eat A Lunch.)

12:17 Report to band hall and put on uniform.  (If you have C lunch you will need to eat

B Lunch.)                             

12:45 Load

1:00 Leave

1:45 Arrive at Tomball Memorial HS

2:30 Warm-up

3:00 Perform

3:30 Sight-Read

4:00 Load/Change

4:30 Eat at Applebee’s (bring $10)

6:00     Leave for BBJH

6:45 Back at BBJH Unload

6:50 Have a ride home.

***You will need to wear comfortable shorts or pants and a light colored shirt that does not show through under your uniform.  We will be taking uniforms off in the parking lot before going to eat.  (Just like HS :)

______________________________________________________________________________

I understand that my child will be traveling to Tomball Memorial HS for UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Competition on April 14th. I will arrange for my child to be picked up from BBJH at 6:50 PM.


Student Name _________________________________________________


Parent Signature _______________________________________________


Parent Phone Number ___________________________________________




April 12th


UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Competition Symphonic Band.




April 14th

UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Competition Symphonic Band.



April 20th

Physicals for 8th graders going into HS Band at MHS



May 14th


Sound Waves Competition in New Braunfels and trip to Schlitterbahn



May 23rd


Spring Concert at Magnolia High School

(Required for all BBJH Band students)


June 1st

Parent meeting for 8th graders going into HS Band

7:00 PM MHS Commons (mandatory)





Summer Band Camps


**Consider letting your child attend a summer band camp...most universities offer them and your child would be in the Middle/Junior High level...they can be fun and rewarding.




Practice Time

I hope you have been enjoying hearing your child practice at home!  If you have not heard them practicing, please ask - "where is your instrument?" and "will you please play for me - I'd like to hear what you are working on?"....Please encourage them if they are struggling and if you have any questions, please contact me or their other band directors.

Practice Help


*If your child is struggling or needs a challenge, consider purchasing SMART MUSIC for your home computer.


   
   
   

Band Spring Trip


Competition May 14th

Schlitterbahn New Braunfels




The BBJH Band will be traveling by charter buses to New Braunfels on May 14th for a band competition followed by fun in the sun. The cost of the trip is $75 and should be paid by March 1st. (Includes contest entry fee, ticket to schlitterbahn, one meal in the park, and contest souvenir) Checks should be made out to the BBJH band.  In order to be eligible for this trip, students must have participated in all performances and competitions throughout the school year. Also, due to contest rules, “No Pass No Play” will be in effect for this trip.






________ Yes, my child will attend the trip and competition.



_________ No, my child will not be able to attend the trip and competition.



_________I would be interested in chaperoning the trip. (Chaperone cost $50)



Student Name ___________________________________



Band____________________________________________



Parent Signature _________________________________









Practice Time


As a reminder we are not doing practice cards at this time; but, every student is expected to practice at home whatever time they may need to master their assignment.




Honor Band current assignments are:


All Scales including chromatic

Flow Studies

Their Solo

UIL Music:

Prestissimo

Abracadabra

Songs of the Whalemen

Inchon



Symphonic Band current assignments are:


All scales and chromatic

Their Solo

UIL Music:

Lexington March

Colliding Visions

Pinnacle



Concert Band current assignments are:


All Ninja Scales including chromatic

UIL Music:

Yorktown March

Corps of Discovery

Voodoo Dance



Cadet Band current assignments are:


Purple Page Scales


Music:

Liturgical Fanfare

Infinity March

Happy



Beginning Band current assignments are:


Theory Lessons 18 to end of book

EE Book P. 6-20

Scale Master Scales

Liturgical Fanfare

Infinity March

Happy





SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENTS:



You should record yourself playing the assignment at home on a smart device and email to your teacher or share through Google Drive


You may also play before school if you do not have a way to record at home.  


The advantage to recording at home is you get try as many times as you like and submit your best take.


Honor Band -

Submit recordings to:

slehigh@magnoliaisd.org


Symphonic Band -  

Submit recordings to:

pbeavers@magnoliaisd.org


Concert Band -

Submit recordings to:

jpaddie@magnoliaisd.org


Cadet Band -

No Recording

work on scales

submit recordings to pbeavers@magnoliaisd.org



Band Hoodies and Shirts


  • Hoodies  $25   (optional)

  • Band Shirts   $15   

I encourage you to go to your child’s teacher’s web pages, including mine, and subscribe to the homework page to keep updated with what is going on in your child’s classes.


If you would like to receive text reminders as events are approaching


Send the appropriate text message below to receive text messages of important reminders to you.  


Text


To Message



Honor Band        81010       @mrslehigh


Symphonic Band   81010    @mrslehi


Concert Band 81010 @mrslehig


Cadet Band 81010 @leh2015


Beginner Band            81010 @lehigh2015



I am looking forward to a great year and am blessed to be a part of your child's life.  Please let us know if there is anything we can do to better help your child.


Stacey Lehigh

Tomorrow, Tuesday


March 22nd

Honor, Symphonic, and Concert Bands



Pre-UIL at MHS

During the school Day

We will be in full uniform.

You are responsible for plain white t-shirt, knee length black socks, closed toe black dress shoes.  The school will provide tux shirt, pants etc.


Students should be practicing this music at home with a metronome and tuner.


Honor and Symphonic Bands  will compete at UIL the week of April 12th.


 Honor Band members will need to bring a sack lunch on this day.


Symphonic Band members will be back in time for B lunch.  If you normally have A lunch you will eat B lunch before returning to class.


Concert Band members will be back at school for their regular lunches.


   

Out of Class

Dress


Leave

Perform

Back to class

             

BBJH Concert Band

 

7:45

7:45

8:15

9:10-9:50

10:50

             

BBJH Symphonic Band

 

8:45

8:45

9:15

10:00-11:10

12:42

             

BBJH Honor Band

 

9:30 eat sack lunch

9:50

10:30

11:45-1:30

2:15


Pre-UIL Competition

Tuesday, March 22nd


I understand that my child will be traveling to MHS during the school day on March 22nd to compete in Pre-UIL competition.  All band members will need a solid white short sleeve t-shirt, knee length black socks, and solid black dress shoes.  The school will provide the other parts of the uniform. Honor band members will need to bring a sack lunch on this day. Students must be academically eligible and understand all school rules should be followed.


Student Name _________________________________________________


Parent Signature _______________________________________________


Parent Phone Number ___________________________________________


Band   ________________________________________________________




We are in need of volunteers to help alter tux pants for our kids.

MISD provides band uniforms for contest time during concert season.

If you are willing to hem 5 pairs of pants (or more), then please email Wendy Alford.

kwrjc.alford@sbcglobal.net




If you are planning to Chaperone on the Schlitterbahn trip and have not completed the MISD Volunteer form for this year please go to the following link and complete.


https://magnoliaisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=561





Spring is Competition Season for our Bands


(It takes every band member for our teams to be successful!  In band no one sits on the bench.)


Thank you so much to the parents who volunteer their time to help with our kids success!


As we are approaching our Spring Competitions, please be mindful of when you schedule dental and orthodontic work.  We want our kids to be at their best!


Be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom for event details and permission slips.


Schlitterbahn money and form was due March 1st.


BBQ Dinner Tickets on sale now.

See attached form.


Please send items for the Silent and Live Auctions.

(No item is too large or too small.)

It is a tax deductible donation, if you are looking for a good place for a tax free donation. (Cash accepted.)



It is hard to believe it is the beginning of the 4th 9 weeks.  Be sure to stay up to date on your child’s grades and progress in their classes on gradespeed. http://www.magnoliaisd.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=259710&type=d&p








BBQ Dinner and Concert

April 1st 5:30-8:00pm


This is our largest BBJH Band fundraiser. The proceeds fund activities including the pool parties, snow cone celebrations, general band needs and the Band’s trip to New Braunfels for competition with a stop at Schlitterbahn! We need many folks to help in order to make the evening a success.




You should report to the band hall 20 minutes prior to your performance time.



Serving 5:30-7:30.  Dinner.


Performance Times

6:00 BB6 Honor Band   

6:20 Beginner/Cadet  

6:40 Concert Band

7:00 Symphonic Band    

7:30 Honor Band     


   

The dress for the evening is band shirt and jeans.

 
   


Important dates and oportunities



  1.       Monday, March 21:  Business Donations that will be listed in program
  2.       In order to be listed in the printed program, business donations must be in by Monday.
  3.      See attachment for a donation letter.
  4.       Tuesday, March 22:  Pre-UIL contest for Concert, Symphonic & Honor Bands
  5.       WE NEED PARENT volunteers.
  6.      Please sign up to help the students with the tuxedos and monitor the field trip.  Click the following link to sign up: http://vols.pt/BLFxpk
  7.       Wednesday, March 23:  Last Day for $10 Dinner Tickets
  8.       This is the LAST day to order $10 BBQ Dinner Plates.  Prices will be $15 at the door.
  9.      See attachment for ticket order form.
  10.       Various Dates:  Volunteer for…
  11.       4/1 Service:  http://vols.pt/idpMuR
  12.      4/1 Baked Good Donations:  http://vols.pt/MUNJDa
  13.       Prep Work Before 4/1:  http://vols.pt/pVUYUv
  14.      Prep Work Day of Event:  http://vols.pt/hsCQew
  15.       THANK YOU for your support!

April 1st


Concert and Dinner

at BBJH

(All Bands, and Band Members)

5:30-8:30  PM



Week of April 12th


UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Competition.




May 14th


Sound Waves Competition in New Braunfels and trip to Schlitterbahn



May 23rd


Spring Concert at Magnolia High School





Summer Band Camps


**Consider letting your child attend a summer band camp...most universities offer them and your child would be in the Middle/Junior High level...they can be fun and rewarding.




Practice Time

I hope you have been enjoying hearing your child practice at home!  If you have not heard them practicing, please ask - "where is your instrument?" and "will you please play for me - I'd like to hear what you are working on?"....Please encourage them if they are struggling and if you have any questions, please contact me or their other band directors.

Practice Help


*If your child is struggling or needs a challenge, consider purchasing SMART MUSIC for your home computer.






   
   
   

Band Spring Trip


Competition May 14th

Schlitterbahn New Braunfels




The BBJH Band will be traveling by charter buses to New Braunfels on May 14th for a band competition followed by fun in the sun. The cost of the trip is $75 and should be paid by March 1st. (Includes contest entry fee, ticket to schlitterbahn, one meal in the park, and contest souvenir) Checks should be made out to the BBJH band.  In order to be eligible for this trip, students must have participated in all performances and competitions throughout the school year. Also, due to contest rules, “No Pass No Play” will be in effect for this trip.






________ Yes, my child will attend the trip and competition.



_________ No, my child will not be able to attend the trip and competition.



_________I would be interested in chaperoning the trip. (Chaperone cost $50)



Student Name ___________________________________



Band____________________________________________



Parent Signature _________________________________






Upcoming BBJH Band Events







March 22nd Pre-UIL MHS Auditorium    During school

(Honor, Symphonic, and Concert Band ONLY)


April 1st           Concert and Dinner  (All band Students) BBJH Cafeteria       6:00 PM


April 12th or 13th UIL Non-Varsity Lynn Lucas     TBA

Date and Time TBA (Willis, TX)


April 14th or 15th UIL Varsity (Honor Band) Tomball Memorial TBA

Date and Time TBA (Tomball, TX)


May 14th Sound Waves Competition (All Bands) Schlitterbahn

(New Braunfels, TX)


May 23rd Spring Concert (All Bands) MHS                  7:00 PM




Practice Time


As a reminder we are not doing practice cards at this time; but, every student is expected to practice at home whatever time they may need to master their assignment.




Honor Band current assignments are:


All Scales including chromatic

Flow Studies

Their Solo

UIL Music:

Prestissimo

Abracadabra

Songs of the Whalemen



Symphonic Band current assignments are:


All scales and chromatic

Their Solo

UIL Music:

Lexington March

Colliding Visions

Pinnacle



Concert Band current assignments are:


All Ninja Scales including chromatic

UIL Music:

Yorktown March

Corps of Discovery

Voodoo Dance

Solo


Cadet Band current assignments are:


Purple Page Scales


Music:

Liturgical Fanfare

Infinity March



Beginning Band current assignments are:


Theory Lessons 18 to end of book

EE Book P. 6-20

Scale Master Scales

Liturgical Fanfare

Infinity March





SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENTS:



You should record yourself playing the assignment at home on a smart device and email to your teacher or share through Google Drive


You may also play before school if you do not have a way to record at home.  


The advantage to recording at home is you get try as many times as you like and submit your best take.


Honor Band -

Submit recordings to:

slehigh@magnoliaisd.org


Symphonic Band -  

Submit recordings to:

pbeavers@magnoliaisd.org


Concert Band -

Submit recordings to:

jpaddie@magnoliaisd.org


Cadet Band -

No Recording

work on scales

submit recordings to pbeavers@magnoliaisd.org



Band Hoodies and Shirts


  • Hoodies  $25   (optional)

  • Band Shirts   $15   

I encourage you to go to your child’s teacher’s web pages, including mine, and subscribe to the homework page to keep updated with what is going on in your child’s classes.


If you would like to receive text reminders as events are approaching


Send the appropriate text message below to receive text messages of important reminders to you.  


Text


To Message



Honor Band        81010       @mrslehigh


Symphonic Band   81010    @mrslehi


Concert Band 81010 @mrslehig


Cadet Band 81010 @leh2015


Beginner Band            81010 @lehigh2015



I am looking forward to a great year and am blessed to be a part of your child's life.  Please let us know if there is anything we can do to better help your child.


Stacey Lehigh

Spring is Competition Season for our Bands


(It takes every band member for our teams to be successful!  In band no one sits on the bench.)


Thank you so much to the parents who volunteer their time to help with our kids success!


Be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom for event details and permission slips.


Schlitterbahn money and form is due March 1st.


BBQ Dinner Tickets on sale now.

See attached form.


Please send items for the Silent and Live Auctions.

(No item is too large or too small.)

It is a tax deductible donation, if you are looking for a good place for a tax free donation. (Cash accepted.)



It is hard to believe we are almost to the end of the 3rd 9 weeks.  Be sure to stay up to date on your child’s grades and progress in their classes on gradespeed. http://www.magnoliaisd.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=259710&type=d&p



As we are approaching our Spring Competitions, please be mindful of when you schedule dental and orthodontic work.  We want our kids to be at their best.



March 22nd

Honor, Symphonic, and Concert Bands

Pre-UIL at MHS

During the school Day

We will be in full uniform.

You are responsible for plain white t-shirt, knee length black socks, closed toe black dress shoes.  The school will provide tux shirt, pants etc.



We are in need of volunteers to help alter tux pants for our kids.

MISD provides band uniforms for contest time during concert season.

If you are willing to hem 5 pairs of pants (or more), then please email Wendy Alford.

kwrjc.alford@sbcglobal.net




April 1st


Concert and Dinner

at BBJH

(All Bands, and Band Members)

6:00-9:00  PM



Week of April 12th


UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Competition.




May 14th


Sound Waves Competition in New Braunfels and trip to Schlitterbahn



May 23rd


Spring Concert at Magnolia High School





Summer Band Camps


**Consider letting your child attend a summer band camp...most universities offer them and your child would be in the Middle/Junior High level...they can be fun and rewarding.




Practice Time

I hope you have been enjoying hearing your child practice at home!  If you have not heard them practicing, please ask - "where is your instrument?" and "will you please play for me - I'd like to hear what you are working on?"....Please encourage them if they are struggling and if you have any questions, please contact me or their other band directors.

Practice Help


*If your child is struggling or needs a challenge, consider purchasing SMART MUSIC for your home computer.








March 22nd

Pre-UIL Competition at Magnolia HS

(During school day)

Honor, Symphonic, and Concert Bands


We will be in Competition Uniform.

You will need a white short sleeve t-shirt, solid black closed toe dress shoes, and black knee length socks as part of your uniform.


Students should be practicing this music at home with a metronome and tuner.


Honor and Symphonic Bands  will compete at UIL the week of April 12th.


 Honor Band members will need to bring a sack lunch on this day.


Symphonic Band members will be back in time for B lunch.  If you normally have A lunch you will eat B lunch before returning to class.


Concert Band members will be back at school for their regular lunches.


   

Out of Class

Dress


Leave

Perform

Back to class

             

BBJH Concert Band

 

7:45

7:45

8:15

9:10-9:50

10:50

             

BBJH Symphonic Band

 

8:45

8:45

9:15

10:00-11:10

12:42

             

BBJH Honor Band

 

9:30 eat sack lunch

9:50

10:30

11:45-1:30

2:15


Pre-UIL Competition

Tuesday, March 22nd


I understand that my child will be traveling to MHS during the school day on March 22nd to compete in Pre-UIL competition.  All band members will need a solid white short sleeve t-shirt, knee length black socks, and solid black dress shoes.  The school will provide the other parts of the uniform. Honor band members will need to bring a sack lunch on this day. Students must be academically eligible and understand all school rules should be followed.


Student Name _________________________________________________


Parent Signature _______________________________________________


Parent Phone Number ___________________________________________


Band   ________________________________________________________



BBQ Dinner and Concert

April 1st, 5:30-8:00pm


This is our largest BBJH Band fundraiser. The proceeds fund activities including the pool parties, snow cone celebrations, general band needs and the Band’s trip to New Braunfels for competition with a stop at Schlitterbahn! We need many folks to help in order to make the evening a success.

Performance Times

6:00 BB6 Honor Band   

6:20 Beginner/Cadet  

6:40 Concert Band

7:00 Symphonic Band    

7:30 Honor Band     


   
   
   


Band Spring Trip


Competition May 14th

Schlitterbahn New Braunfels




The BBJH Band will be traveling by charter buses to New Braunfels on May 14th for a band competition followed by fun in the sun. The cost of the trip is $75 and should be paid by March 1st. (Includes contest entry fee, ticket to schlitterbahn, one meal in the park, and contest souvenir) Checks should be made out to the BBJH band.  In order to be eligible for this trip, students must have participated in all performances and competitions throughout the school year. Also, due to contest rules, “No Pass No Play” will be in effect for this trip.






________ Yes, my child will attend the trip and competition.



_________ No, my child will not be able to attend the trip and competition.



_________I would be interested in chaperoning the trip. (Chaperone cost $50)



Student Name ___________________________________



Band____________________________________________



Parent Signature _________________________________






Upcoming BBJH Band Events





March 8th BBJH Spring Band Booster Meeting BBJH Band Hall 4:00 PM


March 22nd Pre-UIL MHS Auditorium    During school

(Honor, Symphonic, and Concert Band ONLY)


April 1st           Concert and Dinner  (All band Students) BBJH Cafeteria       6:00 PM


April 12th or 13th UIL Non-Varsity Lynn Lucas     TBA

Date and Time TBA (Willis, TX)


April 14th or 15th UIL Varsity (Honor Band) Tomball Memorial TBA

Date and Time TBA (Tomball, TX)


May 14th Sound Waves Competition (All Bands) Schlitterbahn

(New Braunfels, TX)


May 23rd Spring Concert (All Bands) MHS                  7:00 PM




Practice Time


As a reminder we are not doing practice cards at this time; but, every student is expected to practice at home whatever time they may need to master their assignment.




Honor Band current assignments are:


All Scales including chromatic

Flow Studies

Their Solo

UIL Music:

Prestissimo

Abracadabra

Songs of the Whalemen



Symphonic Band current assignments are:


All scales and chromatic

Their Solo

UIL Music:

Lexington March

Colliding Visions

Pinnacle



Concert Band current assignments are:


All Ninja Scales including chromatic

UIL Music:

Yorktown March

Corps of Discovery

Voodoo Dance

Solo


Cadet Band current assignments are:


Purple Page Scales


Music:

Liturgical Fanfare

Infinity March



Beginning Band current assignments are:


Theory Lessons 18 to end of book

EE Book P. 6-20

Scale Master Scales

Liturgical Fanfare

Infinity March





SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENTS:



You should record yourself playing the assignment at home on a smart device and email to your teacher or share through Google Drive


You may also play before school if you do not have a way to record at home.  


The advantage to recording at home is you get try as many times as you like and submit your best take.


Honor Band -

Abracadabra due Feb.  12th

Submit recordings to:

slehigh@magnoliaisd.org


Symphonic Band -  

Lexington March due Jan. 29th

Colliding Visions due Feb. 26th

Submit recordings to:

pbeavers@magnoliaisd.org


Concert Band -

Yorktown March due Feb. 5th

Assigned portions of Voodoo Dance by 29 Jan 2016 (will be explained in class)

jpaddie@magnoliaisd.org


Cadet Band -

No Recording

work on scales

submit recordings to pbeavers@magnoliaisd.org



Band Hoodies and Shirts


  • Hoodies  $25   (optional)

  • Band Shirts   $15   

I encourage you to go to your child’s teacher’s web pages, including mine, and subscribe to the homework page to keep updated with what is going on in your child’s classes.


If you would like to receive text reminders as events are approaching


Send the appropriate text message below to receive text messages of important reminders to you.  


Text


To Message



Honor Band        81010       @mrslehigh


Symphonic Band   81010    @mrslehi


Concert Band 81010 @mrslehig


Cadet Band 81010 @leh2015


Beginner Band            81010 @lehigh2015



I am looking forward to a great year and am blessed to be a part of your child's life.  Please let us know if there is anything we can do to better help your child.


Stacey Lehigh

Congratulations

to our 200 kids who performed last night at our Solo and Ensemble Competition!


The judges were very impressed with your preparation as well as your professionalism.


You did an Awesome job!


We are very proud of you!


Thank you to all the parents who helped last night!



Upcoming competitions and performances are listed below


 

  • Trip permission and $75 due March 1st


  • Pink Form for April 1st Concert is Due.


  • We have plenty of water bottles.  Thank you to those who sent them in.  The decorations they are being turned into are gorgeous!





March 22nd

Pre-UIL Competition at Magnolia HS


Honor, Symphonic, and Concert Bands


We will be in Competition Uniform.

 

You will need a white short sleeve t-shirt, solid black closed toe dress shoes, and black knee length socks as part of your uniform.


We are in need of volunteers to help alter tux pants for our kids.

MISD provides band uniforms for contest time during concert season.

If you are willing to hem 5 pairs of pants (or more), then please email Wendy Alford.

kwrjc.alford@sbcglobal.net



April 1st Concert Information has been passed out. Please fill out the pink form and send all orders to school with your child. You will receive a separate email regarding this performance very soon.


I want to thank all the parents who have been donating their time to help our band program.  Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!




Upcoming BBJH Band Events





March 8th BBJH Spring Band Booster Meeting BBJH Band Hall 4:00 PM


March 22nd Pre-UIL MHS Auditorium    During school

(Honor, Symphonic, and Concert Band ONLY)


April 1st           Concert and Dinner  (All band Students) BBJH Cafeteria       6:00 PM


April 12th or 13th UIL Non-Varsity Lynn Lucas     TBA

Date and Time TBA (Willis, TX)


April 14th or 15th UIL Varsity (Honor Band) Tomball Memorial TBA

Date and Time TBA (Tomball, TX)


May 14th Sound Waves Competition (All Bands) Schlitterbahn

(New Braunfels, TX)


May 23rd Spring Concert (All Bands) MHS                  7:00 PM




Practice Time


As a reminder we are not doing practice cards at this time; but, every student is expected to practice at home whatever time they may need to master their assignment.




Honor Band current assignments are:


All Scales including chromatic

Flow Studies

Their Solo

UIL Music:

Prestissimo

Abracadabra

Songs of the Whalemen



Symphonic Band current assignments are:


All scales and chromatic

Their Solo

UIL Music:

Lexington March

Colliding Visions

Pinnacle



Concert Band current assignments are:


All Ninja Scales including chromatic

UIL Music:

Yorktown March

Corps of Discovery

Voodoo Dance

Solo


Cadet Band current assignments are:


Purple Page Scales


Music:

Liturgical Fanfare

Infinity March



Beginning Band current assignments are:


Theory Lessons 18 to end of book

EE Book P. 6-20

Scale Master Scales

Liturgical Fanfare

Infinity March





SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENTS:



You should record yourself playing the assignment at home on a smart device and email to your teacher or share through Google Drive


You may also play before school if you do not have a way to record at home.  


The advantage to recording at home is you get try as many times as you like and submit your best take.

I hope everyone had a Very Merry Christmas and amazing beginning to a New Year.



Spring is competition season for our bands!



Our first Competition for Honor, Symphonic and Concert Band students is Solo and Ensemble on February 18th at MHS.

(optional for cadet and beginning band students)


  • be sure your child is practicing their solo
  • has turned in their purple page
  • has an accompanist (if not a percussionist.)

If using a school arranged accompanist has turned in their $30 to pay the nice ladies.  (An accompanist is a piano player who will practice with your child and perform, with them.)





Upcoming BBJH Band Events



February 18th Solo and Ensemble MHS     after school

       specific times TBA


March 8th BBJH Spring Band Booster Meeting BBJH Band Hall 4:00 PM


March 22nd Pre-UIL MHS Auditorium    During school

(Honor, Symphonic, and Concert Band ONLY)


April 1st Concert and Dinner  (All band Students) BBJH Cafeteria        6:00 PM


April 12th or 13th UIL Non-Varsity Lynn Lucas     TBA

Date and Time TBA (Willis, TX)


April 14th or 15th UIL Varsity (Honor Band) Tomball Memorial TBA

Date and Time TBA (Tomball, TX)


May 14th Sound Waves Competition (All Bands) Schlitterbahn

(New Braunfels, TX)


May 23rd Spring Concert (All Bands) MHS                  7:00 PM




Practice Time


As a reminder we are not doing practice cards at this time; but, every student is expected to practice at home whatever time they may need to master their assignment.




Honor Band current assignments are:


All Scales including chromatic

Flow Studies

Their Solo

UIL Music:

Prestissimo

Abracadabra



Symphonic Band current assignments are:


All scales and chromatic

Their Solo

UIL Music:

Lexington March

English Folk Suite

Pinnacle

Colliding Visions



Concert Band current assignments are:


All Ninja Scales including chromatic

UIL Music:

Aldergate March

Corps of Discovery

Voodoo Dance (will be passed out when we come back)

Solo


Cadet Band current assignments are:


All Ninja Scales including chromatic



Beginning Band current assignments are:


Theory Lessons 16 to end of book


EE Book P. 6-18


Scale Master Scales





SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENTS:



You should record yourself playing the assignment at home on a smart device and email to your teacher or share through Google Drive


You may also play before school if you do not have a way to record at home.  


The advantage to recording at home is you get try as many times as you like and submit your best take.


Honor Band -

First Half of Solo by January 15th

Submit recordings to:

slehigh@magnoliaisd.org


Symphonic Band -  

First Half of Solo by January 15th

Submit recordings to:

pbeavers@magnoliaisd.org


Concert Band -

First half of solo by 15 Jan 2016

Second half solo by 22 Jan 2016

Assigned portions of Voodoo Dance by 29 Jan 2016 (will be explained in class)

jpaddie@magnoliaisd.org


Cadet Band -

No Recording

work on scales

submit recordings to pbeavers@magnoliaisd.org






Band Hoodies and Shirts


  • Hoodies  $25   (optional)

  • Band Shirts   $15   

I encourage you to go to your child’s teacher’s web pages, including mine, and subscribe to the homework page to keep updated with what is going on in your child’s classes.


If you would like to receive text reminders as events are approaching


Send the appropriate text message below to receive text messages of important reminders to you.  


Text


To Message



Honor Band        81010       @mrslehigh


Symphonic Band   81010    @mrslehi


Concert Band 81010 @mrslehig


Cadet Band 81010 @leh2015


Beginner Band            81010 @lehigh2015



I am looking forward to a great year and am blessed to be a part of your child's life.  Please let us know if there is anything we can do to better help your child.


Stacey Lehigh

Winter Concert All BBJH Band Members


December 8, 2015

7:00 PM

MHS Auditorium


Wear: Nice Dress clothes. No jeans, shorts, t-shirts, etc.


Bring: Performance instrument, black 3 ring music binder


Beginner Band: Report:     at 6:40 on the stage

Cadet Band: Report:     at 6:50 in the choir room

Concert Band: Report:     at 6:50 in the band hall

Symphonic Band: Report:     at 6:50 in main hallway

Honor Band: Report:     at 6:50 in the commons


After you perform, sit with your parents in the audience to enjoy the rest of the concert.


    This is a co-curricular graded performance. Everyone is expected to perform. Performing at the Winter and Spring Concert is required to be eligible for the Spring Trip to Schlitterbahn.  


________________________________________________________________________

Winter Concert Letter


I understand this is a co-curricular graded performance. Everyone is expected to perform. Performing at the Winter and Spring Concert is required to be eligible for the Spring Trip to Schlitterbahn.  



Name __________________    Band ______________________


Parent Signature_________________________________________________________________




Upcoming BBJH Band Events

December

         
 

8

Winter Concert

MHS

7:00 PM

 
           
 

11 & 12

All Region Clinic and Concert

 

TBA

 
 

10 & 11

Honor Band performances at Elementary Schools

     
 

20

Tuba Christmas (Tuba,Euphonium voluntary)

Woodlands Waterway

see info below

 

February

         
 

18

Solo & Ensemble

MHS

3:00-9:00

 
           

March

         
 

8

BBJH Spring Band Booster Meeting

BBJH Band Hall

4:00

 
 

22

Pre-UIL

MHS

During school day

 
           

April

         
 

1

Spring Concert and Dinner

BBJH

6:00

 
 

12 & 13

UIL Non-Varsity C&SR

Lynn Lucas

TBA

 
 

14 & 15

UIL Varsity C&SR

Tomball Memorial

TBA

 
           

May

3rd

End of Year Band Booster Meeting

BBJH Band Hall

4:00

 
 

9,10,11,12

STAAR Testing

     
 

23

Spring Concert

BBJH

7:00 PM

 
 

14

Sound Waves Competition

Schlitterbahn New Braunfels

   
           

We are in need of Volunteers to help hem our band uniform pants.

If you are able to help with a few or many please email me.  slehigh@magnoliaisd.org


Many pictures of our events this year have been added to my school website under albums.  Thank you Sherri Mitchell!

http://bbjh.magnoliaisd.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=425202&type=u





Practice Time


As a reminder we are not doing practice cards at this time; but, every student is expected to practice at home whatever time they may need to master their assignment.




Honor Band current assignments are:



All Scales including chromatic


Winter Concert Music



Symphonic Band current assignments are:


All scales and chromatic


Winter Concert Music



Concert Band current assignments are:


All Ninja Scales including chromatic


Winter Concert Music


Cadet Band current assignments are:


All Ninja Scales including chromatic


Winter Concert Music

Jingle Bell Rock

Frosty the Snowman

March into Christmas



Beginning Band current assignments are:


Theory Lessons 13-18


EE Book P. 6-12


Winter Concert Music


Woodwinds:  Concert Eb, Bb, F scales




SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENTs:



You should record yourself playing the assignment at home on a smart device and email to your teacher or share a Google doc.


You may also play before school if you do not have a way to record at home.  


The advantage to recording at home is you get try as many times as you like and submit your best take.


Honor Band -

Fantasia for Christmas due Wednesday, November 18th

submit recordings to slehigh@magnoliaisd.org


Symphonic Band -  

-Students should have seven major scale stickers and their chromatic scale sticker

-Two videos are due by November 20th over two of our winter concert pieces

Submit recordings to:

pbeavers@magnoliaisd.org


Concert Band -

Rock Around Christmas Tree  Due Wednesday, November 18th

submit recordings to

jpaddie@magnoliaisd.org


Cadet Band -

No Recording

work on scales

submit recordings to pbeavers@magnoliaisd.org




Maggie

is handling her treatments well.  We collected enough money to purchase her a laptop to complete her school work.  We will continue to collect cards, notes, drawings, gifts, and donations for her and her family throughout the year.  Thank you for your generosity and support of one of our members.


Band Hoodies and Shirts


  • Hoodies  $25   (optional)

  • Band Shirts   $15   

I encourage you to go to your child’s teacher’s web pages, including mine, and subscribe to the homework page to keep updated with what is going on in your child’s classes.


If you would like to receive text reminders as events are approaching


Send the appropriate text message below to receive text messages of important reminders to you.  


Text


To Message



Honor Band        81010       @mrslehigh


Symphonic Band   81010    @mrslehi


Concert Band 81010 @mrslehig


Cadet Band 81010 @leh2015


Beginner Band            81010 @lehigh2015



I am looking forward to a great year and am blessed to be a part of your child's life.  Please let us know if there is anything we can do to better help your child.


Stacey Lehigh




Tuba Christmas

December 20th


For questions contact Mr. Winebrenner  jwinebrenner@magnoliaisd.org



Transportation will be provided  from MHS to rehearsal, then to concert site.  Kids are responsible for getting from concert to home with stuff.  I will not be returning to MHS until like 5 that night.  


HOUSTON, 36TH ANNIVERSARY - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19 - TIME: 12:00 noon

LOCATION: Market Street, The Woodlands, TX

REGISTRATION: 8:30 am, The Woodlands Christian Church, (Disciples of Christ) 1202 N. Millbend, Spring, TX

REHEARSAL: 9:30 am, same

PARKING: Performance: Gold lot at The Woodlands

NOTE: Tuba-Euphonium decorating contest with prizes. Bring a music stand. Participant registration fee is $10.00

CONDUCTOR: Henry Howey

GUEST CONDUCTOR: Robert Daniel, Lauren Veronie Curran

COORDINATOR: Henry Howey 936-577-0092

Come Celebrate the Holidays

With music by Bear Branch JH Band

December 8, 2015

7:00 PM

MHS Auditorium


Wear: Nice Dress clothes. No jeans, shorts, t-shirts, etc.


Bring: Performance instrument, black 3 ring music binder


Beginner Band: Report:     at 6:40 on the stage

Cadet Band: Report:     at 6:50 in the choir room

Concert Band: Report:     at 6:50 in the band hall

Symphonic Band: Report:     at 6:50 in the choir room

Honor Band: Report:     at 6:50 in the commons


After you perform, sit with your parents in the audience to enjoy the rest of the concert.


    This is a co-curricular graded performance. Everyone is expected to perform. Performing at the Winter and Spring Concert is required to be eligible for the Spring Trip to Schlitterbahn.  


________________________________________________________________________

Winter Concert Letter


I understand this is a co-curricular graded performance. Everyone is expected to perform. Performing at the Winter and Spring Concert is required to be eligible for the Spring Trip to Schlitterbahn.  




Name __________________ Band _____________



___________________________________ _______________________________

Student Signature Parent Signature

Congratulations on representing yourself well at All-Region Band Auditions.
 
Pictured are students who earned a position in the All-Region Ensembles as well as Honorable mentions.


Congratulations to the following band students

for earning positions in the Region IX All-Region Band.  


There were over 1800 students in this competition.  The band members below placed above 100-200 other students on their instrument. A couple of them placing 1st in the Northwest Houston Area.


We are very proud of all the students who competed the past 2 weekends you did a spectacular job representing our school and community.



Earning a position in Wind Ensemble


On Clarinet  Jenna Stone   2nd chair


On Oboe McKenna Castleberry  2nd chair


on Tuba   Barrett Eckhart  

winning 1st place and 1st chair


on Percussion Tim Batchelor  

winning 1st place and 1st chair



Earning a position in Symphonic Band


on Trumpet Spencer Carey  


on French Horn Isabel Bravenec


on Trombone Keaton Bush


In Concert Band


on Clarinet Drew Castleberry


on Oboe Julia Alford


on Trumpet  Anissa Bradley


on Trombone  Sam Blizzard



Earning a Position in the Region 9

Symphony Orchestra



On Clarinet  Jenna Stone   2nd chair


On Oboe McKenna Castleberry   2nd chair


on Tuba   Barrett Eckhart  

winning 1st place and 1st chair


on Percussion   Tim Batchelor  

winning 1st place 1st chair



Philharmonic Orchestra


on Trumpet Spencer Carey  


on French Horn Isabel Bravenec


on Trombone Keaton Bush



Honorable mentions missing by a couple chairs


on Flute        Caylin Eaves and

Taylor Thomas        


on Clarinet Meredith Ferguson

and Devan Harris


on Alto Sax        Hayden Mitchell


on Tenor Sax      Logan Farris


on French Horn Chase Alford


on Trombone Tyler Barnes


on Tuba Cooper Waybright


on Percussion John Avery Welch

November 7th

Region Band Brass and Percussion, November 7th

Peet JH Conroe ISD

(Required for Honor Band Members)

7:10 Load bus


7:20 Bus leaves


Bring Instrument

Money for concession stand/sack breakfast/lunch

Bottle of water for audition room

Pencil

Music  (including scales and chromatic)

Homework, book, card games, etc


Wear comfortable layered clothes.  NOTHING BBJH or Magnolia


8:30 - Auditions will be for Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Percussion.

If you do well enough to make it to round 2 you will play again after lunch.  We suggest for you to bring a lunch because the concession stand line can be long, and we do not want the students to feel rushed to eat.


If you do not make Phase 2, you may sign out and be picked up by your parent at Peet JH in the cafeteria. Be sure to sign out.

 If someone other than your parent will be picking you up I need a note by Friday.   


12:00 Auditions for Euphonium and Tuba.(two Phases)

Phase 2 for Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Percussion.

                  .


Tubas and Euphoniums are welcome to find a ride for yourself and your instrument to Peet JH. and be there by 11:45 or you may ride the bus at 7:10 AM.


The Bus will return to BBJH sometime late afternoon.  Usually 4:00-6:00.  But, with a compitition of this nature it is very difficult to predict.  The students can call or text from the bus.

Peet JH  1895 Longmire Rd, Conroe, TX 77304