Schedule and Reminders for the Band Week!

Dear Band Family,

I hope everyone had a great weekend!  I wanted to thank everyone for the effort at Kroger Field on Friday night and for your support of the band program!  Special thanks to Jennifer Barricklow and Tim Sorenson for organizing this fundraiser again this year!  They have done an outstanding job along with your help each year!

We have a variety of upcoming events in our schedule.  Please see the below schedule for the week:

Tues. 8/22 (today)
Jazz wind auditions 7:30-8:20 AM
Band Council Meeting 3:30 PM…students will vote on Freshman Rep
MB Rehearsal 3:45-6:15 PM
Band Parent Meeting 7:00 PM in the band room.  Please come see how to become involved!  Welcome new band parents!  We are putting together various parent crews for MB too!

Wed. 8/23
Jazz wind auditions 7:30-8:20 AM
MB Sectionals 3:45-5 PM

Thurs. 8/24
Jazz wind auditions 7:30-8:20 AM
Fundraiser meeting for all band students in the theater 3:30-4:15 PM
MB Rehearsal 4:30-7:30 PM
Pack the Parking Lot 7:00 PM.  This is an opportunity to see how much the marchers have learned since the Parent Preview Show.

Fri. 8/25
Dr. Tim Leadership Seminar names and $20 DUE…seminar is next Monday, August 28 at Lafayette HS from 6-8:30 PM
Live Jazz rhythm section auditions with all rhythm and winds in band room 7:30 AM
First Wind Ensemble assignment DUE in Google Classroom

Sat. 8/26
MB Camp Day 8 AM-6 PM
We will be working on the end of the show!

Parents, please remind your children to turn in a signed syllabus for each class so they start the band year off with 100%!

Thanks for your time!  I look forward to working with you this year!  Please stay up to speed with the band calendar at


Bill Kite
Director of Bands
Henry Clay High School