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This Week in Band - UIL Regional and Sandy Lake

UIL Regional - Sandy Lake - and Peak Festival UIL Regional Evaluation April 24, Monday EARLY, make transportation arrangements, students must be at the rehearsal in order to perform at UIL.  Qualified Symphonic Band Members -

Concert Black Dress Clothes- Black top, black pants or skirt, black socks or hose or leggings, (no bare legs please), black shoes. 7:00 AM - Band Hall opens, snacks available7:30 - Meet in Band hall and rehearse - You must be at the rehearsal in order to perform8:30 -  Load bus8:45 - Bus leaves Walker for Red Oak High School 9:30 -  Arrive at Red Oak High School10:00 - Warm up 10:30 - Concert Performance 11:00 - Sight Reading Performance11:30 - Load bus12:30 - Lunch at CiCi's, bring $7 for your lunch1:30  - Return to Walker Tuesday
8:00 - Open Rehearsal3:35 - Open rehearsal   5:00 - Band Parents meeting for Sandy Lake Wednesday 
8:00 - Open Rehearsal3:35 - Open rehearsal  Thursday
8:00 - Open Rehearsal3:35 - Open rehearsal  Friday
8:00 - Open Rehearsal3:35 - Open …

This Week in Band 4/17 - UIL Regionals

UIL Regional Week
Monday 4/17 - No School
Tuesday 4/18 8:00 AM - Concert and Symphonic Band Rehearsal 3:35 - 4:35  -  Trumpet Sectional
Wednesday 4/19 - UIL Regional Evaluation, Concert Band Only
Concert Black Dress Clothes* - Bring $7 for lunch - Click on the "Performances and Contests" tab for a detailed schedule.

Thursday 4/20  8:00 AM - Morning Rehearsal 3:35 - 4:35 - Low Brass Sectional
Friday 4/21 8:00 AM - Morning Rehearsal
Monday 4/24 - UIL Regional Evaluation, Symphonic Band Only Concert Black Dress Clothes* - Bring $7 for lunch - See detailed schedule on the "Performances and Contests" tab for the detailed schedule. *Concert Black Dress Clothes - Black or gray clothing from head to toe.  Girls - black blouse and pants, blouse and skirt or dress with black tights/hose, black shoes.  Boys - black long sleeve shirt. black pants, black socks, black shoes.  Boys may wear a coat and tie as well but it is not required.

Contest Week #1 Pre-UIL

Great job at the WTW Street Fair Band!  You represented E.D. Walker very well.  Proud of you!


Pre- UIL is this week for both Concert  (Wednesday) and Symphonic (Friday) Bands.  Click on the "Performances and Contests" tab to see the schedules.

Section rehearsals are critical this week.  Every band student needs to attend. Sectionals are from 3:45 - 4:45 each afternoon.  Full band rehearsal is every morning from 8:00 - 8:30

Monday - Flutes and Clarinets
Tuesday - Trumpets
Wednesday - Saxophones, French Horns, Percussion
Thursday - Low Brass

Performance Reminders

Upcoming Performances
WT White HS Street Fair  - Concert and Symphonic Band - Saturday April 1 - Band shirt, school pants.  Students must provide transportation - There is no bus for this event.  We will meet at WT White at 10:30 AM 9:30 - Walker Band Room open to pick up your10:00 - Band room closed - go to WT White10:30 - Meet at WT White Band Hall for Warm up11:20 - Perform on stage12:00 - dismissed to enjoy the Street Fair.  Parents pick up students at WT White
Pre-UIL Evaluations 04/05/17  - Concert Band Only- Wear Concert Black Dress Clothes
·1:15 PM Load Bus to Ann Richards MS, 3831 N Prairie Creek Rd, Dallas, TX 75227 ·2:45 Warm up ·3:15 Concert ·3:45 Sight Reading ·5:00 Return to Walker and dismiss to parents
Pre-UIL Evaluations 04/07/17 - Symphonic Band Only-  Wear Concert Black Dress Clothes
·11:00 Load Bus to Ann Richards MS, 3831 N Prairie Creek Rd, Dallas, TX 75227 ·We will stop at CiCi’s for lunch.  Bring $7 for your meal. ·1:15 Warm up ·1:45 Concert ·2:15 Sight Reading ·2:45 load bu…

This Week in Band

This week in Band!STAAR testing will be taking place Tuesday and Wednesday but we will still have Section Rehearsals in the afternoons and morning rehearsals 3 days this week.Concert and Symphonic Band will perform at the WT White Street Fair this Saturday.  We will meet at WT White at 10:45 AM, Saturday April 1.  Dress is Band T-shirt and jeans. 
Monday - 8:00 AM - Morning practice for all students
                 3:35 PM - Flute & Clarinet section practice
Tuesday - 8:00 AM - NO PRACTICE
                 3:35 PM - Trumpet Section
Wednesday 8:00AM - NO PRACTICE
                 3:35 PM - Saxophone, F Horn, Percussion
Thursday 8:00 AM - Morning Practice for all student
                 3:35 PM - Low Brass and Low Woodwinds
Friday      8:00 AM - Morning practice for all
                 3:35
Performance at WT White HS - Street Fair - Must provide own transportation
Saturday   10:00 AM - Band hall is open to pick up instruments
                 10:45 AM - Meet at WT White in front o…

Updates and Change of Date

Walker Band Update 3/19/17

Concert 3/21/17 - Concert and Symphonic Bands - Wear Concert Black Dress Clothes @ WT White High School  - 4505 Ridgeside Dr.,  Dallas, Texas 75244 From Walker go North to the light at Harvest Hill, turn left and head West past the Tollway two blocks.  At the corner of Welch, turn left and head South two blocks.  Park in the teachers parking lot.   Students must arrive by 5:30 PM for warm up meeting in the cafeteria Concert begins at 6:30 Project grade worth 20% of your grade for the 6 weeks

CHANGE OF DATE!!!!!
Concert 5/23 - Beginning Bands  - Wear band Shirt and school khaki pants @ Walker MS Project grade worth 20% of your grade for the 6 weeks Students must arrive by 5:30 for Warm up meeting Concert begins at 6:30

Pre-UIL Evaluations 04/05/17  - Concert Band Only - Wear Concert Black Dress Clothes

Performances

Walker Band Update 3/10/17

Concert 3/21/17 - Concert and Symphonic Bands - Wear Concert Black Dress Clothes @ WT White High School  - 4505 Ridgeside,  Dallas, Texas 75244 From Walker go North to the light at Harvest Hill, turn left and head West past the Tollway two blocks.  At the corner of Welch, turn left and head South two blocks.  Park in the teachers parking lot.   Students must arrive by 5:30 PM for warm up meeting in the cafeteria Concert begins at 6:30 Project grade worth 20% of your grade for the 6 weeks

Concert 3/2817- Beginning Bands  - Wear band Shirt and school khaki pants @ Walker MS Project grade worth 20% of your grade for the 6 weeks Students must arrive by 5:30 for Warm up meeting Concert begins at 6:30

Pre-UIL Evaluations 04/05/17  - Concert Band Only - Wear Concert Black Dress Clothes 1:15 PM Load Bus to Ann Richards MS, 3831 N Prairie Creek Rd, Dallas, TX 75227