Concert Band

MPA Results and Band Banquet info

MPA 2018 Results: I am deeply proud to announce that our students earned all superior ratings at the Alabama Bandmasters Association Music Performance Assessment yesterday.  They received all A’s on each component of the evaluation (Tone, Intonation, Technique, Rhythm, Balance, Musicianship, & General Factors) from 3 of the 4 judges, with a total of 25…

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Audition Results

Concert Band Parents (and students) – It is very important to read this letter regarding audition results and my educational philosophy.  It is a bit longer, but I ask that you please read it.  Thank you. Today was the last day of official auditions!  We start actual rehearsals (including after school until 6, Tuesdays and…

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Important Meeting Jan 30

Our biggest fundraising event of the year is coming up (Saturday, February 10 – 10-5 in the cafeteria).  It was literally the easiest fundraiser we’ve ever done and I typically do not enjoy fundraisers, just like you… but it’s necessary.  It will NOT be successful if our parents and students don’t promote it.  But that’s the…

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Mr Souder’s Fall Mega Post – Dates You Need to Know Now

Please be sure to add/confirm the following events on your calendars and freshmen/rookies, see the note about concert attire – tuxes/dresses: – Saturday, October 21st – Tennessee Valley Invitational Marching Competition (Muscle Shoals HS) – Saturday, October 28th – Peach State Marching Festival and Competition (Rome HS, GA) – November 2nd – last football game performance (unless the team…

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Huntsville Clarinet Day! 

(This will likely be the day of our New Market Christmas Parade which is at 1:00 PM – Jenny says it’s no problem to come after our parade, which lasts about a half hour. Jenny is fantastic and will be visiting to do a clinic and mouthpiece trial with our clarinets and saxes soon.) Hosted…

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