After School Rehearsals

A reminder that BOTH Honors and Symphonic Band have after school rehearsals this week.

Symphonic Band – Tuesday (3/24), 3:15 – 4:15
Honors Band – Wednesday (3/25), 3:15 – 4:15

For members of Honors Band who are also High School cheerleaders, Ms. Estes has requested that they come for fittings at 4:00pm on Wednesday.

Pre-UIL Contest

On Thursday, March 26, the Symphonic and Honors Bands at Piner Middle School will participate in our pre-UIL contest at Sherman High School. Our goal for that evening is to put our students through a situation similar to that of actual contest. Students will arrive, warm up, perform on stage, and then move to another room to practice sightreading.

Dress will be our concert black, as defined in our handbook.

The schedules are as follows:

  • Symphonic Band
    • 6:30 – Meet on Sherman HS Stage to Warm Up
    • 7:00 – Perform on Stage
    • 7:20 – Sight-Reading in Sherman HS Band Hall
    • 7:45 – Approximate finish time
  • Honors Band
    • 6:45 – Meet in Sherman HS Band Hall to Warm Up
    • 7:15 – Perform on Stage
    • 7:40 – Sight-Reading in Sherman HS Band Hall
    • 8:00 – Approximate finish time

UIL Contest

The Symphonic and Honors Bands will compete at the Region 25 UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Contest during the week of April 6 – 10.

  • Symphonic Band
    • When: Wednesday, April 8 at 1:30pm
    • Where: McKinney Boyd HS, McKinney, TX
  • Honors Band
    • When: Friday, April 10 at 12:55pm
    • Where: Allen Performance Arts Center, Allen, TX

The exact schedules for those days will be sent home in the coming weeks, along with information about lunch on those days. Dress will be concert black, as laid out in our handbook.