Mon 17th Aug -Zoom Q&A – What will Fall 2020 Marching Band look like

Good afternoon Wildcat Band, I hope you are all having a great weekend!  We had a blast teaching Virtual Band Camp last week and our students were awesome! On Monday evening, you are invited to a Q&A on Zoom about what Marching Band looks like in RISD for Fall 2020. Afterwards, a Google form will be sent out to band families at all RISD High … Continue reading Mon 17th Aug -Zoom Q&A – What will Fall 2020 Marching Band look like

Meet our awesome new Junior High Directors

Forest Meadow Junior High Directors Mrs. Allyson Whitsitt, Director of Bands Mrs. Allyson Whitsitt is in her first year as Director of Bands at Forest Meadow Junior High in Richardson ISD. She recently completed her final year as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at Sam Houston State University where she earned her Masters in Instrumental Conducting. While at SHSU, she conducted pieces with the Wind Ensemble, … Continue reading Meet our awesome new Junior High Directors

LHHS Band Updates 8/6/2020

Good afternoon Wildcat Band! Please see below for some important updates from us.  There are still many unknowns, but as you submit your RISD surveys about Virtual vs. Face to Face school we wanted you to have as much confirmed information as we could. Virtual Summer Band – next week! A document will be sent separately with Zoom links, instructions and a breakdown of the … Continue reading LHHS Band Updates 8/6/2020

Announcement from Mrs Zenteno and Mr Purvine

LH Band Family- I am writing to inform you that I have resigned my position as Band Director at Lake Highlands Junior High for the 2020-2021 school year. This decision has been incredibly difficult for me.  To put it frankly, it has felt impossible, particularly with very little concrete information; however given the current state of our world and the uncertainty surrounding what is to … Continue reading Announcement from Mrs Zenteno and Mr Purvine

Wildcat Band Updates

REMINDERS ALL auditions should be recorded and submitted BY tomorrow in Google Classroom! If you have a question, please e-mail the director connected to your Classroom.ALL Band assignments MUST be turned in by 5pm on Tuesday, May 19th. There are a lot of missing assignments – please get things turned in ASAP! LHABC Scholarship Recipients Congratulations to the following Wildcat Band seniors on receiving the LHABC Scholarship: Performance:Trent … Continue reading Wildcat Band Updates

Farewell to Mrs Smith, FMJH Band Director

Good afternoon everyone, Below is a message from Mrs. Smith at Forest Meadow JH.  We look forward to celebrating her with all of you as soon as we are able to in person! We will miss her very much.  If you’d like to reach out to her personally, her email address is: amanda.smith@risd.org Feel free to pass this along to any alumni who were fortunate … Continue reading Farewell to Mrs Smith, FMJH Band Director

Summer Band – Week 2!

  Building on a FANTASTIC first week! Weekly Schedule This week is Spirit week! That means students can dress to fit the theme of the day during the inside/afternoon block of camp ONLY.   Monday – PJ day 8-11:30 am – Outside 12:45-4:30 pm – Inside including concert instruments for Masterclass Snap Raise sheets are DUE with 20 email addresses! 4-7 pm – Schedule Pickup for Juniors … Continue reading Summer Band – Week 2!