This Week in Band 2/21/2016

Hello War Eagle Band!

Congratulations to the ORHS Color Guard who once again amazed the crowd yesterday at the Houston TCGC regional.   The JV guard gave a good performance a received 5th place overall.  The Varsity guard had their best performance to date…it was spectacular and it earned them a 2nd place medal overall.   Continue the great work Mr Landers and ladies.  We are so proud of you!!

Congratulations also goes out to all the wind players who completed their solo/ensemble project by performing on Friday and competing at UIL solo/ensemble contest. The War Eagle Band brought home 86 Division I ratings on solos and 60 Division 1 ratings on ensembles.  51 events qualified to advance to the UIL State competition at the end of May.  Way to Go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Reminders:
1.  Check you Charms account.  Everything has been updated and statements have gone out.  It is important to make sure your account is clear and up to date.

2.  Those students who qualified for State UIL solo/ensemble will be registering for the State Contest this week during class.  Have originals ready to turn in.

This Week In Band:

Monday:   JV guard rehearsal 3:30 – 7:30pm

Tuesday:  Mr Dixon will do brass masterclasses during class.
Varsity color guard rehearsal 3:30 – 7:30pm

Wednesday:   JV guard rehearsal 3:30 – 7:30pm

Thursday:  Mr Green will be in classes to do band clinics
Varsity guard rehearsal 3:30 – 7:30pm

Friday:   ORHS BAND GAME NIGHT- this is a social function sponsored by your Student Leadership
Team.   It is a FREE event open to all CURRENT band/guard members!  It is at ORHS from
7pm – 11pm.  There will be gym games, video games, a movie etc… Concessions will be
available by the Booster Club.   Come out and have some fun…Remember a Band that
“Plays” together….stays together!

Saturday:  ORHS color guard competes at WGI regional in Austin!  Good Luck!!!

It is going to be just an Ordinary week for the ORHS band…but we will take that and do something EXTRAORDINARY with it!!!!!   Let’s make a great week War Eagle Band!!!!

Dana Pradervand
Band Director
Oak Ridge High School

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