UIL and South Coast Music Festival Results

Congratulations to our Band Students and Directors on outstanding performances at UIL and at the South Coast Music Festival in Corpus Christi! Last week, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Concert Band performed three pieces each for the UIL competition.  Here are their results: Wind Ensemble – All 1s in Concert and Sight-reading (“Sweepstakes”) Symphonic Band– All 1s in Concert and Sight-reading (“Sweepstakes”) Concert Band – All 2s in Concert and 2-1-2 in … Continue reading UIL and South Coast Music Festival Results

Weekly Update: April 24th

A HUGE THANKS to our band, staff and chaperones for a very successful trip to Corpus Christi.  All three bands played well and all three received “First Division” trophies! Now, let’s all make that final push to graduation! Wind Ensemble Rehearsals begin at 9:00 AM this week. Calendar April 26-27:  Leadership 101 (continued from April 10 &11), 4:30-6:30 PM. These sessions are for those who wish to audition … Continue reading Weekly Update: April 24th

Retirement Party for Mr. A.

As most of you know, Mr. Alvarado is retiring this year after 31 years in teaching.  To honor him and his contribution to the band profession, we are hosting a: Retirement Reception for Phil Alvarado Friday, May 5, 2017 5:00-7:00 pm            Lake Highlands High School Band Hall We are also collecting donations for a gift from parents and families to be given to Mr. Alvarado … Continue reading Retirement Party for Mr. A.

DCI: Mark your Calendars!

The Wildcat Band will be hosting DCI on July 24th. We have another excellent line up of Corps this year: Blue Devils – Concord, CA – (2015 & 2014 Champions) Bluecoats – Canton, OH – (2016 Champion) Boston Crusaders – Boston, MA The Cadets – Allentown, PA Carolina Crown – Ft. Mill, SC – (2013 Champion) Colts – Dubuque, IA Crossmen – San Antonio, TX Jersey Surf – … Continue reading DCI: Mark your Calendars!

Weekly Reminders: April 10th

Extra UIL Rehearsals Please note the extra UIL rehearsals added to the calendar.   Details on UIL can be found here. Wind Ensemble Sectionals for Wind Ensemble 7-8 AM Monday, Clarinets only Tuesday, Trombones only Corpus Trip & Band Fees Corpus Trip and Band Fees: As we near the date of the trip and the end of school, please be mindful of any outstanding balances.  We … Continue reading Weekly Reminders: April 10th