Band Notes – January 13

Anyone that would like to register for 2019-20 “Remind” text messages:  Last names A-L, text @9b89gd to 81010.  Last names M-Z, text @2c8e7b to 81010

Congratulations to the following students for making the ETSBOA All East band clinic. The clinic is February 6-8 at the Park Vista Hotel in Gatlinburg (more info coming soon).

Hayden A, 1st blue band, all state
Isaac B, 5th blue
Will B, 3rd blue (1st alternate for all state)
Jordan C, 4th blue
Allison C, 10 blue
Will D, 1st red
Laura D, 6 blue, all state
Elizabeth H, 9 red
Christine H, 2 blue, all state
Madison H, 10 blue, all state
Bradford H, 12 blue
Ani J, 9 red
Bryant M, 1 red
Ashton M, 1red (1st alternate for All state)
Riley M, 6 red

Kyasia S, 4 red
Abby T, 11 red

There are two bands (blue/red) for each grade level (9/10 and 11/12) with the blue band being the higher band.

A special congrats to Laura Duguan for making all state for the 4th time, possibly making her the first student in the history of the all state band to be selected four times; a truly incredible feat!

2020 Chicago Trip Information

Upcoming Events:

  • Upper Area Junior Clinic Auditions – Saturday, January 18, Kingsport
  • ETSU Honor Band Clinic – January 24-25
  • ETSBOA All-East Clinic, February 6-8, Gatlinburg
  • Upper Area Junior Band Clinic – February 14-15, Science Hill HS
  • Concert Festival Concert – March 3, 7 pm
  • Concert Festival Evaluation – March 4, TBA – Maryville College
  • JC Schools Combined Band Concert – March 12, 7 pm – Freedom Hall
  • Rising 9th grade band meeting, March – TBA
  • Night of Percussion – April 3, 7 pm – SHHS
  • All-State – April 15-18 – Opryland Convention Center, Nashville
  • Percussion Recital – May 1, 7 pm
  • Band Banquet – May 8, 6 pm
  • Spring Concert – May 14, 7 pm
  • Graduation – May 23


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