KC Band: Update

Band Families,

We hope the week is going well! Here is a quick update on a few things.

Marching Band Uniform Check-in Makeup: This will be tomorrow, January 12th. Mr. Rudnick will be checking those in during class time. Symphonic Band members will need to meet after school on Friday for returns.

Tuxedo Shirt Money: Please make sure all money is turned in tomorrow, January 12th. Cash or Checks made out to "Keller Central Band Boosters".

Senior Honor Cords: It's that time to order you honor cords for graduation! Seniors, please place an order here https://goo.gl/forms/KeggS3UGAnS23Fu72. Cash or Check must be turned in to the gray box by February 9th. Checks need to be made out to "Central High School"

TMEA Area Auditions: Students will be responsible for getting to Coppell High School one their own, Saturday, January 13th. 

  • Coppell High School, 185 W. Parkway Blvd; Coppell, TX
  • 8:00am Student Check In
  • 12:00am Most Auditions are done.

Thanks and have a great rest of the week!

Keller Central Chamber/Ensemble Contest Information!

We're excited to announce changes to our Keller Central Chamber/Ensemble contest!
This year, we'll be combing our contest with Fossil Ridge high school.  Here's the logistics of the contest.  

Thursday February 22nd  @ Central High School.  (ALL Students Required to Attend)
All students will perform their ensembles for a judge after school.  They will receive a Division 1,2,3,4 or 5 rating.  The top 5 ensembles in every room will advance to Semi Finals. 

Tuesday February 27th @ Central High School.  Semi Finals (Only Semi-Finals Ensembles Attend)
The ensembles that were picked from round 1 will perform for the Fossil Ridge Band Directors.  (The Central Band directors will listen to the Fossil Ridge Students) They will pick the top 5 ensembles to perform at Finals. 

Thursday March 1st Chamber Finals @ Fossil Ridge (All Wind and Percussion Students Required)
The top 10 ensembles between Fossil Ridge and Central will perform for everyone!  A retreat will follow at the end, and all ensembles will be raked 10 to 1.  The fist place ensemble will be receive a prize! 


 

Tuxedo Shirt Order Form

Gentlemen will need to have a white tuxedo shirt, bow tie, and cummerbund for the spring concert season. If you have some of those items already, you will not need to order those specific items. Gentlemen will be measured during their band class on Monday, January 8th, 2018.

  • Cash or Check made out to the Keller Central Band Booster Association

Again, we will NOT be distributing a white tuxedo shirt, bow tie and cummerbund from the school. You will need to get your own. We WILL be measuring and providing the black tuxedo pant and jacket again.

All order forms and payments need to be turned in on Monday, January 8th, 2018.

Below you will find the form by clicking the button.

Region 30 Clinic and Concert Information

Region 30 TMEA Region Band Clinic and Concert
January 19th, 20
Saginaw HS
 

Friday 19th.   
5:00            Depart for Saginaw High School  (Buses provided, all student ride bus) 
6:30            Rehearsal Begins
9:00            Rehearsal Ends
10:00           Arrive back at CHS

Saturday 20th. 
7:15              Bus Departs for Saginaw
8:30 - 11:30  Morning Rehearsals @ Saginaw
11:30-1:00     Lunch (We will collect money from the students and provide pizza) 
1:00-3:00 or 4:15 (Pending which group) 

Concerts at Saginaw
4:00           9th Grade Band (Nathaniel Neugent, TA Howard Middle School)
6:00           6A Concert Band (Matthew Garrett, Texas Christian University) 
8:00           6A Symphonic Band (Dr. Caroline Beatty, Texas State) 

Special Notes
We will not provide transportation after our arrival on Saturday morning.  Parents will need to take their kids home after concert)  I will allow students to drive Saturday only.  (need a parents note) 

We will wear our concert dress for concerts

CD's, T-shirts, and plagues will be available for purchase before and after the concert.  Patches will be distributed to the students following each concert.  

 

Tuxedo Shirt Order From

Gentlemen will need to have a white tuxedo shirt, bow tie, and cummerbund for the spring concert season. If you have some of those items already, you will not need to order those specific items. Gentlemen will be measured during their band class on Monday, January 8th, 2018.

  • Cash or Check made out to the Keller Central Band Booster Association

Again, we will NOT be distributing a white tuxedo shirt, bow tie and cummerbund from the school. You will need to get your own. We WILL be measuring and providing the black tuxedo pant and jacket again.

All order forms and payments need to be turned in on Monday, January 8th, 2018.

Below you will find the form by clicking the button.

Winter Concert Itinerary

Sweet Sounds of Central! 
Keller Central Winter Concert
December 14th, 2017

 

Student Itinerary 

4:00pm         Set up crew helps get the gym ready!
6:30               Concert Ensemble warms up in band hall. 
6:45               Small Ensembles begin their performances
7:00               Concert Band warms up in Band hall
7:00               Symphonic Band reports to the gym
7:00               Wind Ensemble reports to the gym

7:30                Concert Begins 

 

Dress
Students should wear "Sunday's best," they can wear Holiday Gear. 
No tennis shoes or jeans are allowed.  

 

 

Congratulations to All!

Wow!  Way to go KC.  These are the highest numbers in schools history.  Congrats to all

Region Band 

 

  1. Mallory Jean 
  2. Karissa Schmelter
  3. Nicole Chung
  4. Elise Wren
  5. Sarah Piercy 
  6. Joshua Rodriguez
  7. Andrew Platz
  8. Allison Johnson 
  9. Gideon Gaw
  10. Hae-Jeen Ryou
  11. Gloria Reza
  12. Maria Kallinikos
  13. Claire Parsons
  14. Mona Hassan 
  15. Reid Chaney 
  16. Katie Langat
  17. Ryan Nyhus
  18. Nicholas Pham
  19. Kyle Narita 
  20. Rylan Villarreal 
  21. Diego Mujica
  22. Ethan Pfrimmer
  23. Kaitlyn Slean 
  24. Nicholas Valdes
  25. Dominick Bright 
  26. James Sanson 
  27. Kendal Baker
  28. Addison Knight
  29. Wesley Moore
  30. Bennett Burks
  31. Sarah Goldberg
  32. Anna Scully
  33. Vanessa Anderson 
  34. Clifton Noel
  35. Jacob Ferri 
  36. Jenna Chambers
  37. Brett Williams 
  38. Jordan Lehmann
  39. Gabrial John 
  40. Miguel Chaidez-Solano 
  41. Nathanael Taylor 
  42. Alex Vu
  43. David Duque 
  44. Jackson Propp
  45. Corbin Richardson 
  46. Ayana Tasby 
  47. Sarah Flanery 
  48. Kenya Meza
  49. Sammi Cantrell 
  50. Matthew Dinh
  51. Jessica O'Donnell
  52. Joanie O'Donnell
  53. Tristan Rubino 
  54. Ty Morrow
  55. Gina Hinthorn 
  56. Evan Saunders
  57. Vanessa Valdez
  58. Benicio Swann 
  59. Wyatt Heizer
  60. Corban Root 

 

Area Students 

 

  1. Mallory Jean 
  2. Nicole Chung
  3. Sarah Piercy 
  4. Joshua Rodriguez
  5. Andrew Platz
  6. Allison Johnson 
  7. Gideon Gaw
  8. Hae-Jeen Ryou
  9. Gloria Reza
  10. Maria Kallinikos
  11. Reid Chaney 
  12. Katie Langat
  13. Nicholas Pham
  14. Rylan Villarreal
  15. Diego Mujica
  16. Dominick Bright 
  17. James Sanson 
  18. Kendal Baker
  19. Wesley Moore
  20. Bennett Burks
  21. Clifton Noel 
  22. Jordan Lehmann
  23. Gabriel John
  24. Miguel Chaidez-Solano 
  25. Nathanael Taylor 
  26. Alex Vu

Phase 2 and Freshman Audition Information

TMEA Region 30 Phase 2 and Freshman Region Auditions
December 9th, 2017
@ Timber Creek High School

 

8:15am     Phase 2 Students check into rooms
9:00         Phase 2 audition begins
10:30       The first 9th grade rooms will begin (not all rooms will begin at the same time) 
1:00         Phase 2 should be done
5:00        The entire 9th grade audition should be finished. 

This will be a long day for the 9th graders.  I will try to provide more specific starting times for instruments when I receive the information.  There will be food (pizza) provided by the Timber Creek band.  





 

MB Uniform Turn In

Band Families,

Marching band uniform turn in will be coming in two weeks! Please gather all uniform pieces and make sure students have all of them. The jacket and bib must be cleaned before for returning. All pieces must be in the assigned garment and shako in the shako box. Uniforms that are not cleaned will be returned back to the student for cleaning.

Turn In Dates:

  • Monday, December 11th: Senior & Junior 4:15 – 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday, December 12th: Sophomore & Freshmen 4:15 – 5:30 pm

Phase 1 Woodwind and Percussion Auditions Thursday!

Phase 1 Woodwind and Percussion Auditions
Thursday, November 30th
Weatherford High School

Phased  Instruments
Flutes, Clarinets, Alto Saxophone and Percussion

Students are not allowed to drive.  (Parents can take students if they like)  
Students need to bring their own dinner to school!

4:15          Depart for Weatherford High School
5:30         Arrive in Weatherford
                Check in your own room!
6:30         Audition Starts
9:30-10    Audition Ends
11:00        Arrive back at CHS

 

Phase 1 Brass Auditions! Tuesday

Phase 1 Brass Auditions
Tuesday, November 28th
 Chisholm Trail High School 
3100 NW College Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76179, USA

Phased Brass Auditions
Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba 

Students must bring their own dinner!   You will be able to eat on the bus ride over.
Older students are allowed to drive, must have a parent note.  

4:30       Bus Departs for Chishom Trail
5:15        Arrive
5:30       Check in to your room! 
6:30       Audition Begins
9:30      Auditions end
10:15      Bus arrives back at CHS
 

 

Jazz Band Placements

Keller Central Jazz Band A

Sax
Alto Sax 1          Winston L
Alto Sax 2         Mason C
Tenor 1               Kyle N
Tenor 2              Michael G
Bari                    Rylan V

Trombone 
Trombone 1        Bennett B
Trombone 2        Wesley M
Trombone 3        Venessa A
Trombone 3        Anna S
Trombone 4        Clifton

Trumpet
Trumpet 1          Kaitlyn S
Trumpet 2         Nick V
Trumpet 3         Joseph A
Trumpet 3         Wesley A
Trumpet 4         Diago
Trumpet 4         Jaxon C

Rhythm Section
Drumset            Joseph A
Aux Perc.          Cyrus
Piano                 Elise W
Bass.                  TBA
Guitar                TBA

Keller Central Jazz Band B

Sax
Alto Sax 1         Evan S
Alto Sax 2        Vanessa V
Tenor  1            Rylee F
Tenor 2            Jackson M
Bari                  Justin K

Trombone
Trombone 1     Sarah G
Trombone 2    Hunter L
Trombone 3    Anthony B
Trombone 4    Brooke T

Trumpet
Trumpet 1       Ethan P
Trumpet 2      Caden H
Trumpet 3      Nick M
Trumpet 4     Madison F

Rhythm Section
Drum Set       Calvin / Ian White
Bass               TBA
Piano             TBA
Guitar            TBA
 





 

Region Auditions Dates!

Phase 1 Brass Auditions
Tuesday, November 28th, Chisholm Trail HS
(Trumpets, Horns, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba) 

Phase 1 Woodwind and Percussion Instruments
Thursday, November 30th, Weatherford HS
(Flutes, Bb Clarinets, Alto Sax and Percussion) 

Phase 2 Auditions
Saturday, December 9th, Timber Creek High School
All Phase 1 instruments and non Phase 1 instruments

9th Grade Audition
Saturday, December 9th, Timber Creek High School