Directors Newsletter Week 25

Directors Newsletter #25-14, March 1, 2015 Hello Subscribers, Congratulations to the BHS Full Orchestra for receiving a first division from all six judges at the UIL Concert and Sight-reading Contest held at Clark High School. The Full Orchestra sounded amazing! Thank you to the 30 winds and percussion who participated in this contest. Mr. Garcia-Hettinger […]

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Weekly Schedule Week 25

Monday, March 2 7:45 am – 1st pd NV (A2) Flute, Oboe, Clarinet Rehearsal 4:30 pm – Jazz Saxes and Rhythm Rehearsal Tuesday, March 3 7:30 am – Jazz Combo Rehearsal 4:30 pm – Jazz Brass 4:30 pm – Percussion Ensemble Rehearsal 7:00 pm – Band Booster Meeting and Potluck TBD – Winter Guard Rehearsal […]

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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 […]

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Winter Guard Shows

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

36 Students Named to All Region Band

Congratulations to the 40 students that auditioned for the All Region Band on Saturday. Our band had record breaking 36 students make the All Region Band, with 19 advancing to All Area Band, 17 made the All Region Full Orchestra, 3 first chairs, and 3 second chairs. All Region Band members are: Piccolo: Catherine Marfin […]

40 Band Members Named All District

Congratulations go out to 40 of our Band Members for being selected to the All District Band and advancing to the TMEA Region audition of All State process, this past Saturday at the TMEA All District Auditions. Out of 80 BHS band members, the following students were selected All-District and now qualify for the Region […]

Marching Band Competitions

2014 Marching Band Competition Results Saturday, Sept. 27 East Central Marching Band Festival – 1st Place Band, 1st Place Percussion, 1st Place Guard Saturday, Oct. 4 Capital City Marching Contest – 2nd Place Band, 1st Place Percussion, 2nd Place Guard Saturday, Oct. 11 Northside Band Festival – 1st Place Band, 1st Place Percussion, 3rd Place […]

2014-15 Band Calendar

2014 – 2015 Band Calendar (Dates & Times Subject to Change and Additions) JULY 14 – 18: Percussion Camp: 8 am to 6 pm 21 – 25: Leadership Team Camp: 8 am to 4 pm 21 – 25: Color Guard Summer Camp: 8 am to 4 pm 27 – 30: Texas Bandmaster Convention: All Day […]