THS Band Activities & Notes For Week of May 4th, 2015

The Timberview Wolf Band heads into the final month of activities for the 2014-15 MISD School Year and this week kicks off with a lot of events to be aware of, so here is this weeks reminders!

Monday, May 4th, from 5 to 8 p.m. is our next band fundraiser with Zaxby’s, (682) 518-7360, at 3181 Matlock Road in Mansfield, just 2 blocks north of Debbie Lane! Zaxby’s will donate 10% of all sales at the Mansfield store, including dine-in or drive-through operations on Monday evening. No flyers or mention of Timberview required. Just show up and make a purchase between the designated business hours 5-8 p.m.! Come on out and enjoy some fresh cooked Chicken and support the THS Wolf Band!!

Tickets are now on sale for the Timberview Band Banquet to be held in the Timberview Commons on Saturday, May 23rd from 6-10 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase in the THS band hall immediately after school this week. All Band students, parents and friends attending must have a ticket at $15.00 each. Get your tickets right away before the deadline approaches. Parents, family and all band members are encouraged to attend.

In conjunction with the Band Banquet ticket sales, Mrs. Mackey, the Banquet Coordinator needs your graduating Seniors pictures as soon as possible for our Senior Recognition Slide Show presentation during the Band Banquet. Please send 4-5 pictures of your Senior during different stages of their life (ex:Infant, Kindergarten, Elementary School, Middle School, Senior, etc.) in digital, JPEG, GIF or TIF format. Please send these to Mrs. Mackey at: Susan.Mackey@kellerisd.net

Send your pictures no later than May 15th. The sooner the better! Include your Senior’s Name in the email (to make sure it is spelled correctly during the presentation). Thank you in advance for your help with getting these photos gathered!  It’s always a fun time to watch the slide show and to listen to the kids trying to figure out who’s who!! It will be a great evening for all who attend!

THS Wolf Band and Colorguard Auditions will be held on Tuesday, May 5th, through Friday, May 8th, for all 8th grade band students at Coble and Jones Middle Schools that will be coming to Timberview this fall. All auditions will be held during normal school hours at the middle school campus.

Timberview Band Leadership auditions will also be held at the THS Band Hall on Tuesday, May 5th from 3:30 to 6 p.m. for all upper-class band students interested in a section leadership position for the 2015-16 Wolf Band Year.

Friday, May 8th is the Deadline for THS Band Seniors to turn in their application and essay for the $500.00 Band Booster Scholarship! This must be turned in anytime during the week and no later than 3 p.m. Friday to the Band Directors office. This is the absolute deadline!

The Ovation Music Festival Concert Band Competition will be hosted by the Timberview Band once again this year. The Festival will take place throughout the day on Friday, May 8th and Saturday, May 9th at the Mansfield ISD Center for the Performing Arts, 1100 West Debbie Lane in Mansfield. Timberview will also perform in the competition which is both a great fundraising opportunity for the band and a final time this season to compete against other area concert bands. Timberview Band Parents will help with the logistics for these two days for our fundraising efforts and the band will perform at a yet-to-be determined time. Final Details & the Ovation Music Festival Agenda will will posted later this week and sent out as an update from the directors and the band web site.
Lastly, in a very busy week, on Saturday, May 9th, from 12 noon to 6 p.m. qualified Timberview Band Students will perform in the MISD Solo Contest which will be held at Mansfield Summit High School, 1071 West Turner Warnell Road in Arlington. Mr. Heuer will send out the individual performance times and schedule for the Solo Contest later this week and we will post an update from the THS Band Website when that information is available. Students performing in the solo contest will be responsible for their getting their instruments and their own transportation to and from Summit on Saturday. Please contact the band directors if you have any questions.
Thanks for your ongoing support of the Timberview Wolf Band and we want to wish all of our Band Mothers a very Happy Mothers Day on Sunday too!!