Sunday Email News (March 6th – 11th)

Happy Sunday Mighty Hawk Band!


Congratulations go out this week to the Birdville High School Cluster Percussionists for putting on such a wonderful concert this past Friday evening. All of the groups did an incredible job and the guest artists were nothing short of amazing. A very special thank you goes out to Mr. Figueredo for all of his hours of planning and the countless hours of rehearsal to make the night so special.


We’re very excited for our UIL Preview concert this Thursday, Winterguard Contest #3 this Saturday, and Spring Break!!!


The Schedule for the week is as followed:


Monday – Wind Ensemble Rehearsal / Winterguard Rehearsal

  • 3:00 – 4:15pm – Symphonic Band Woodwinds
  • 4:30 – 6:15pm – Wind Ensemble Rehearsal
  • 5:00 – 7:30pm – Winterguard Rehearsal (Birdville High School Gym)

Tuesday –Winter Guard Reharsal / Wind Ensemble Percussion Rehearsal / Ensemble Contest Entry Fee Due

  • 3:00 – 4:15pm – Symphonic Band Brass
  • 5:00 – 7:30pm – Winter Guard (Birdville High School Gym)

Wednesday – Symphonic Band Percussion Rehearsal

  • 3:00 – 5:00pm – Symphonic Band Rehearsal

Thursday – Birdville High School UIL Preview Concert

  • 7:00 – Birdville High School Auditorium

o    7:00pm Concert Band Performance

o    7:20pm Symphonic Band Performance

o    7:45pm Wind Ensemble Performance

o    Each band should follow their individual itineraries

o    Dress for the Contest is Formal Concert Attire

Friday – Texas Tech Jazz Festival Down payment Due / Winterguard Rehearsal

  • 3:00pm – Down payment for Texas Tech Jazz Festival due.
  • 5:00 – 7:30pm – Winter Guard (Birdville High School Gym)

Saturday – NTCA Winterguard Contest @ Eagle Mountain Saginaw High School

  • Itineraries will be available from Ms. Chang on Monday


BHS UIL Preview Concert – Please plan to attend this Thursday’s UIL Preview Concert at 7:00pm in the Birdville High School Auditorium. This will be your first opportunity to hear the UIL Concert programs from all three Concert Bands and will be super enjoyable night. We hope to see you there!


NTCA Winterguard Championships Update – We are still in need of many volunteers to help us host the NTCA Winterguard Championships on Saturday April 1st. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year and we need your help to make it a success. Please contact Rebecca Wong at ( or Marishel Tapia at ( to volunteer a few hours of your time. Remember, we can’t do it without you. Thank you in advance!


For the most up to date information – Just 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!

Mike Cheripka Director of Bands Birdville High School Birdville Independent School District

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