If you are the parent of a current 8th grade student and were unable to attend any of our parent information meetings, that information is now available for you to view online. You can view the information as either a movie (quicktime format) or as a PDF. If you have questions, please feel free to contact us. Additionally, we have a flyer with upcoming important dates of which you will want to be aware. We look forward to seeing you at the high school soon!
Congratulations to both Winterguards for a great showing this past Saturday at the NTCA Lewisville contest. The "A" guard finished 2nd place in the Scholastic A class and the "Open" guard finished 1st in the Scholastic Open class. Great job girls!
Our booster club historian is working hard on the second annual Band Memory Book. To help offset the cost, we will be accepting advertisements. If you have a local business this is a great way to get your information into the hands of hundreds of families! You can download the information here. Please email Jennifer Klein with any questions.
Join us on February 20 at 6 pm for an evening of chamber music and a delicious dinner catered by Salerno's. The menu will consist of salad, mogia chicken, pasta with red sauce, garlic bread, tea or water. In lieu of paper tickets, there will be a check-in table on the evening of the event. You can make reservations below. Reservations will be confirmed once cash or check made payable to FMHS Band Booster Club is received. Payment should be placed in the band hall lockbox by Friday, February 14. Students who wish to eat should be included in the reservation and payment. Students who are performing only do not need to make reservations or pay. We look forward to seeing you on the 20th!
UPDATE 2/18/2014: We are no longer accepting reservations as the deadline has passed. Thanks!
Congratulations to the following students for their selection as All-State musicians for 2014: Emily Tyler - Piccolo, Christine Kim - Flute, Jintae Park - Clarinet, Colby Bond - Clarinet, Johnny Chang - Clarinet, Jordan Tidwell - Contra-Clarinet, Zach Lewis - Bari-Sax, Adiel Najera - Trumpet, James Albritton - Trumpet, Austin Scheetz - Trombone, Matt Tuggle - Bass Trombone, Alec Fentum - Tuba
Solo & Ensemble entry forms are due this Friday. Solo & Ensemble contest will take place at Flower Mound High School on February 22. All students in the program have been assigned a solo and an ensemble. If you need an additional form, you can download one here.
Dave Lane Productions professionally recorded the holiday concert in December. If you would like to order a CD, you can download the order form and mail it in.
Wouldn't it have been great to have a warm hoodie to wear during the ice storm? Winter is just getting started so to help you stay warm, we are offering a hoodie with the band swoosh printed on it! We have samples available for you to see in the band office. If you would like to order one, you can download the order form and drop your money in the drop safe. Deadline to order is this Thursday, December 12.
The annual holiday concert will take place on two nights this year; Wednesday December 11 and Thursday December 12! We will also welcome our special guests the Jaguar Chorale and Shades of Blue! Due to anticipated demand, we are offering free tickets to each night. The doors will open at 6:30 each night for ticket holders. Doors will open to non-ticket holders beginning at 6:50 each night.
If you are a parent of a current a member of the band or choir, tickets will be distributed via the students in class early next week. Other tickets will be held at Will Call on the night of the event. As of 8:30 pm December 6, there are approximately 180 tickets left for Wednesday's performance and 40 tickets left for Thursday's performance. If you would like to reserve a ticket, please fill out our reservation form. We look forward to seeing you this week!