Sunday Band Email News (September 18th-22nd)

Happy Sunday Mighty Hawk Band!

 Congratulations to everyone who competed at the TMEA All Region 31 Jazz Band Auditions this past Saturday.

We had a wonderful showing placing eight students in the Bands, advancing 6 students on to Area, and had three students place 1st overall on their instruments. Those students are:

Arlo Walker – 4th overall Alto Saxophone

Jackson Boyd – 1st overall Tenor Trombone (Advanced to Area)

Jacob Villarreal – 1st overall Bass Trombone (Advanced to Area)

Jonathan Schirmer – 2nd overall Trumpet (Advanced to Area)

Lucas Almy – 4th overall Trumpet (Advanced to Area)

Jordan Bertholf – 5th overall Trumpet (Advanced to Area)

Michael Thilges – 6th overall Trumpet

Jordan Proffer – 1st over Drum set (Advanced to Area)

Honorable Mention

Evan Pallanes – 3rd overall Bari Sax (1st Alternate)

Parker Visage – 11th overall Trumpet (1st Alternate)

Robbie Baum – 7th overall Tenor Trombone (1st Alternate)

I’d also like to personally thank Mrs. Susie McMahon for helping serve breakfast to the judges, and all of the student monitors who helped to make the audition run so smoothly.

You all did a wonderful job.

We’re looking forward to a week of rehearsals, the annual BHS Band Cluster Fall Rally, and having the weekend off since we don’t have a football game. 🙂

Schedule for the week is as followed:

Monday – Rehearsal

·         6:00 – 9:00pm in the FAAC (Varsity Only)

·         7:00pm Parent meeting in the Band Hall (come watch the end of rehearsal in the stadium after the meeting)

Tuesday – Rehearsal

·         3:30pm – 6:00pm – (Varsity Only)

Wednesday – All Region Master Classes

·         3:00 – 4:00pm French Horns – Cheripka, Euphoniums – Hackworth, Bassoons – Chang

·         4:00 – 5:00pm Saxophones – Cheripka, Tubas – Hackworth, Low Clarinets- Chang

Thursday – Rehearsal / BHS Band Cluster Fall Rally

·         3:30 – 4:00pm (Spirit Show)

·         4:00 – 5:30pm (Varisty Only)

·         7:00 – 8:00pm Fall Rally in the BHS Main Gym (Everyone Must be at the this Performance)

Friday – Half Day of School

·         Enjoy your weekend off

A Message from Band President Jacob Villarreal / Chipotle Fundraiser – On Wednesday September 20th from 5:00-7:00pm, we will be having our first Spirit Night of the 2017-2018 season at Chipotle. Just tell them that you are with the Mighty Hawk Band and 50% of the money that you spend will go directly to the band, and ultimately, back to you! The money raised from this fundraiser will help pay for the Band Banquet at the end the school year. The more you guys participate at our Spirit Nights, the more we can put into one of the most special nights of the year!

We hope to see lots of friends and family there to make this fundraiser super successful! The address is

9127 Grapevine Hwy Ste 100, North Richland Hills, TX 76180-5685

Looking for Parent VolunteersWe are still looking for some folks that could help get the band on and off the field. It takes a lot to move all of our equipment on and off the field in the short amount of time that we get (especially the bridges). If you would be willing to help us at the football games or contest, please email me and we’ll put you to work. 🙂

For the most up to date informationJust as a friendly reminder, please find the most update information on the Mighty Hawk Band at or follow us on Facebook (Birdville HS Mighty Hawk Band)

See you guys tomorrow!

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