UIL Itinerary

Keller Central Band 
UIL Competition
April 18th, 2018
Chisholm Trail High School
3100 NW College Dr, Fort Worth, Tx 76179

Concert Band Schedule
7:30 am     Come to school in Concert Dress! 
8:15            Depart for Chisholm Trail High School
9:25           Warm Up
10:00         Keller Central Concert Band Performance Time
10:30         Sight Reading
11:00          Depart for CHS
11:30          Arrive back @ CHS
Go to Second Lunch then back to class. 

Symphonic Band Schedule
8:30am     Come Dressed in Concert Attire
10:00        Depart for Chisholm Trail High School
11:25          Warm Up
12:00         Keller Central Symphonic Band Performance
12:30         Sight Reading
1:30           Back to School
*Symphonic Band Students need to bring a snack for the morning and also bring $5 for pizza when we return* 

Wind Ensemble Schedule
11:38         Report to 3B and Get Dressed
12:15         Rehearsal
1:00         Depart for Chisholm Trail High School
2:10          Warm Up
2:45         Keller Central Wind Ensemble Performance
3:30         Sight Reading
4:30         Depart for CHS
5:00        Arrive back to CHS


Executive Board Nominations

Dear KCHS Band Families,

The time has come to elect a new Executive Board as well as fill other important Booster positions for the 2018-2019 school year. We welcome your participation in the process.

There are plenty of opportunities to serve. We thank you for considering it! All elected positions are open, and many of the appointed positions are looking for co-chairs.

The Nomination Slate will be voted on at the April 23rd meeting.

We look forward to hearing how you will participate in the coming year.

The KCHS Band Boosters Association

2018-2019 Executive Board Nominees (elected positions)
President – Becky Puckett
Vice President – Robin Hays
Secretary -
Treasurer – Heather Luhman
Membership – Aubrie Miller
Historian – Pablo Coronado
Guard Liaison – Melanie Grice
Drumline Liaison – Nat Taylor
Parlimentarian – Amy Scully

Committees: (Appointed positions)
Uniforms – Laura Marcum
Concessions -
Chaperones – Chie Virtue
Props and Pit – Kendal Waldie
Feed the Band (Contests) – Marilyn Thomas
Game Day Meals (Football Games) -
Hospitality – Debbie Williams
AT&T – Melanie Fletcher
Spirit Nights – Nicky Hadley
Audit -
Hair Crew – Angela Miller
Publicity – Shannon and Carla Wright
USA Flags – Clint and Debbie Heizer

Corpus Christi Final Itinerary

Please review the final itinerary.

Students will perform at the South Coast Music Festival at Flour Bluff High School and stay at El Constante Condos in Corpus Christi. Medicine Forms and Medicine will need to be turned into Mrs. Maus on Thursday Morning in the Lobby. Chaperones will meet at 8am Thursday morning. Students need to turn in a meal plan and grocery list on Wednesday to the grey box.

Corpus Christi Trip Packing List and Food List Due Wednesday!

Corpus Christi Packing List

Packing List
*A few Everyday Outfits
*Sweatshirt and some cosy clothes for downtime. 
*Tasteful "Swimsuit, Flip Flops, hats, Swim Cover, Sunscreen, Sunglasses ect"
*Swim Towel
*Blanket and Pillow
*Charger cords and electronics
*Concert Attire
*$75 Recommended
*Any cooking supplies you can't find at HEB


Please put food list in Grey Box (one for each condo)  by Wednesday


Chaperones for Corpus Trip

Below are the chaperones selected for the Corpus Trip. 
Thanks for all the help! 

1.  Karen Baker
2. Sonya Kallinikos
3. Audrey Villarreal
4. Tonya Kimmel
5. Patricia Jean
6. Stephanie Branam
7.  Tonya Anderson
8. Martha Bassinger
9. Juri Roberts
10.Susan Bailey
11. Monica Broman
12. Nadine Parsons
13. Amy Scully
14. Suzanna Perea
15. Kelly Slean
16. Driver

We will have a Chaperone Meeting April 17th @ 6:30pm.  The meeting should only take about 30 minutes. 


Jazz Bands Austin Itinerary

Jazz Bands @ Texas University Festival
April 13th-14th


2:00pm         Depart for Austin
                      (We'll do a short stop on the way down) 
6:00              Report to Hotel
                      Embassy Suites Austin Central  
                     (5901 North I-35 Austin Tx 79723)

7:00-8:00      Have Dinner
                      (Taco Joint) 

8:00-9            Go see the bats @ Congress Bridge   (Yes Bats!) 

10:30               Lights Out


7:00                Wake Up
                        Load Bus for the Day (Check out of hotel Room)
8:30                 Depart for Contest
8:45                 Arrive @ UT Recital Building (2406 Robert Dedman Dr. Austin Tx. 78712) 
9:00                 Jazz Ensemble Warm Up
9:30                 Jazz Ensemble Performance Time      

11:00                Lunch

12:00               Conrad Herwig Clinic
1:00-3:00        Watch Bands
3:30                Jazz Band Warm UP
4:00                Jazz Band Performance Time

5:00               Depart for CHS
                       (We'll stop for a quick bite on the way home)

8-9                Arrive Back @ CHS


KISD Solo & Ensemble Contest

Keller ISD Solo and Ensemble Contest – Entry Instructions Contest Date: May 5, 2018

**NOTE: Entry deadline is April 1
**NOTE: Duets are not allowed unless they are double concertos with accompaniment.

Prior to filling out the online form you will need:
➢ A list of all performers for each event. Spelling matters!
➢ Your accompanist’s name, if providing your own.
➢ The composer and arranger of your piece. Color Guard events, include the artist. ➢ The correct title of the piece including any numbers that are listed.
➢ The movement numbers and titles.

➢ The “class” of the piece (1, 2 or 3)
Find this by looking it up on the PML http://wwwdev.uiltexas.org/pml/ If your piece is not listed, ask your band director for help

Click the following link or cut and paste it into your browser to access the online entry form:


After you have completed the form you will need to pay your fees. It is best if you pay all of your solo and ensemble fees at one time, as there is a $3 fee per transaction.

Remember! Students must pay all solo and ensemble fees by May 1s t or they will be removed from the contest!

Follow the steps below to access your school store and pay for the event. The KISD Web Store link is: https://intouch.kellerisd.net .

User name = student’s 6 digit Keller ISD student ID number
Password = student’s last name (exactly as they used to enroll in school and it is case sensitive)

Once logged in, they will follow these steps to pay online:
1. Under ‘Who are you shopping for?’, click on the student’s name

2.   Under ‘Shop’, click on ‘Items At Student’s School’

3.   Next to ‘Categories’, click on ‘Band’

4.   Select the item(s) you want to purchase and click on ‘Buy’

5.   Click on ‘Checkout’ and follow the prompts to complete the checkout process

Once checkout is completed, a receipt will automatically appear on the screen. **NOTE: Accompanist fees ($40) for solos must be paid directly to accompanists. 

TCU Jazz Festival Itinerary

TCU Jazz Festival
March 24th, 2018


Ed Landreth Auditorium           Performance Location for Jazz Band!  
2800 S University Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76109
PepsiCo Recital Hall                  Performance Location for Jazz Ensemble!  
2800 S University Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76109

7:40am        Band Hall Will Be Opened
8:00             Run Through! 
8:30             Depart for TCU
(Students can drive themselves with a note) 
10:30           Warm Up  (In Ed Landreth) 
11:00            Keller Central Jazz Band Performance Time
11:30            Clinic
12:00           Get lunch !   Student are free to go home if they like

3:00            Jazz Ensemble Students Meet at TCU (PepsiCo Recital Hall) 
4:00            Jazz Ensemble Warm UP
4:30            Jazz Ensemble Performance Time
5:00            Clinic

5:30pm       Bus Departs for CHS
6:15             Arrive Back At CHS

7:30pm       Award Ceremony Begins at Ed Landreth
                   Students not required to go. 

Students will need to wear all black for the performance.  I would bring around $10 for lunch


Chamber Festival Finals

Location: Fossil Ridge High School Auditorium

Date: March 1, 7pm


Performance Order

Fantasia and Fugue-D minor, J.S. Bach, Arr. Walter H. Barnes

Fossil Ridge Brass Quintet


Ramen Noodles, Satoshi Yagisawa

Keller Central Tuba Euphonium Quartet


Harmonious Blacksmith, George Frideric Handle, Arr. Katherine Borst Jones

Fossil Ridge Flute Quartet


Ciudades, Guillermo Lago

Keller Central Saxophone Quartet


Aubade, Paul De Wailly

Fossil Ridge Woodwind Trio


Folk Dance, Jan Koetsier

Keller Central Trombone Quintet


Drastic Measures, Russell Peck

Fossil Ridge Saxophone Quartet


Fractalia, Owen Clayton Condon

Keller Central Percussion Quartet


Tico-Tico no Fuba, Zequinha De Abreu

Fossil Ridge Clarinet Quartet


Turbo Scramjet for Saxophone Qartet, William Pitts                        

Keller Central Saxophone Quartet

Semi Finals Performing Order

Semi-Finals Chamber Festival
@ Central High School
Tuesday March 27th, 2018
In Band Hall


All Ensembles will be judged by the Fossil Ridge Band Staff! 
The top 5 ensembles will be chosen to move on to finals. (We will be picking one percussion ensemble) 6 Total Ensembles

Ensembles will play in this order

1.    CB Trombone
2.   SB Sax Quartet
3.   Transmigration  (Percussion Ensemble) 
4.   WE Trumpet Septet
5.   WE Clarinet Quartet #2
6.   Breakdown (Percussion Ensemble)
7.    WE Trombone Quintet
8.   WE Sax Quartet #1
9.   Fractalia (Percussion Ensemble)
10.  WE Low Brass Quartet
11.   WE Sax Quartet #2
12.  CC Trombone Quartet
13.  WE Sax Ensemble


Chamber Festival Information

Keller Central / Fort Worth Chamber Festival


Prelims         Thursday February 22nd @ Central High School     5:30 to 8pm    All Students
(Individual schedules will be given to the students during class) 
*Students are required to watch 3 ensembles during prelims* 

Semi Finals  Tuesday  February 27th @ Central High School 4:00- 5:30 Top 12 ensembles only
(Students are allowed to attend) 

Finals         Thursday 7pm  March 1st @ Fossil Ridge    All Students Required to GO!

Parents are free to all the performances