Directors Newsletter Summer Band Week 1

Directors Newsletter, Summer Band Week 1 August 1, 2015 Hello Subscribers, I hope you have had a restful and enjoyable summer. It’s that time of year where the “Spirit of Brandeis” Bronco Band meets for Summer Band rehearsals to ready for the start of school and performances. Summer Band rehearsals will begin on Monday, August […]

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2015 Summer Band Schedule

Brandeis Bronco Summer Band & Guard Week 0: July 27 – 31 9 a.m. – Guard Camp (9 am to 4 pm) 10:00 a.m. – Band Leadership Team Meeting (10 am to 1 pm) Week 1: August 3 – 7; M-F 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon – Full Band/Guard 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – […]

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2015 Summer Percussion Rehearsals

Wednesday, July 1st 9 am to 4 pm – Full Battery and Front Ensemble Rehearsal July 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th 9 am to 7 pm – Cymbal Camp at Warren HS Wednesday, July 8th 9 am to 4 pm – Front Ensemble Rehearsal Saturday, July 11th 9 am to 4 pm – Battery Rehearsal […]

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2015 – 16 Band Calendar

Band Calendar 2015 – 2016 (Dates & Times Subject to Change) JULY 1: Percussion Rehearsal: 9 am to 4 pm 6-10: Marching Cymbal Camp at Warren HS: 9 am to 7 pm 8: Front Ensemble Rehearsal: 9 am to 4pm 11: Battery Rehearsal (No Cymbals): 9 am to 4pm 13 – 17: Battery & Front […]

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2015 Band Leadership Team (BLT)

2015-16 Brandeis Band Leadership Team Drum Majors: Bailee Sutton– Head Drum Major Daniel Williams – 1st Assistant DM Tristan Landrus – 2nd Assistant DM Guard Leaders: Cybill Stephenson – Guard Captain Erica Marciscano – Guard Captain Mikaela Gonzales – Guard Captain Section Leaders: Flute – Papa Odita-Honnah, Maddie Ginn Clarinet – Cristina Hillje, Will Bridges […]

84 Students Medal at UIL Solo and Ensemble

Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the UIL Solo and Ensemble competition last Tuesday. Brandeis had 58 students receive a first division on their Class 1 solo. Class 1 solos are the hardest level on the HS UIL Prescribed Music List. We also had 12 students receive a first division on a […]

Winter Guard Results

Dripping Springs Color Guard Contest: JV – 5th place Novice Blue Varsity – 6th place Scholastic Regional A San Marcos Color Guard Contest: JV – 3rd place Novice Red Varsity – 3rd Place Scholastic Regional A Leander Color Guard Contest: Saturday, Feb. 7 Leander HS JV – 6th place Novice Varsity – 5th place Scholastic […]

3 Selected to Texas All State

Congratulations to the nineteen students who competed at the TMEA All-State audition held at the campus of the University of Texas. Brandeis had three students selected to the 6A All-State Band. Congrats to Catherine Marfin 1st chair piccolo, Papa Odita-Honnah 5th chair flute, and Josh Payne 3rd chair percussion. This is Josh’s second year to […]

19 Students Named to All Area Band

Congratulations to 19 band members who were auditioned and made the All Area Band. The students will now prepare to audition for the Texas All State Band on January 10th at the campus of UT Austin. They are: Piccolo – Catherine Marfin Flute – Papa Odita-Honnah, Antonio Jasiczek Oboe – Angela Chen, Kailey Lopez Clarinet […]