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Holzer’s This Week In Band 3/27 – 3/31

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Greetings,

Excellent job at Pre-UIL.  We received a LOT of feedback from the judges which we will use to improve for the real thing April 19.

Also, CONGRATULATIONS to the Trailblazers of Jazz on their OUTSTANDING performance Saturday.  We received many nice comments from the judges and as well as several outstanding soloists awards.

Leadership materials for next year are due FRIDAY – NO exceptions.

The band banquet is set for May 5th.  Tickets will be on sale soon, more info to come.

This Week in Band,

  • Tuesday – Due to the EOC Test, the leadership meeting is being moved to Tuesday, April 4th.  Jazz Band will NOT meet this morning.
  • Wednesday – Mr. Hazzard will be with us during class.
  • Thursday – Chick fil A Day ALL DAY (Preston Location).  Go by for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  Let them know you are with the LTHS Band.  Mr. Linley (DISD Executive Fine Arts Director) will be with us during class.
  • Friday – Leadership materials for next year are due FRIDAY – NO exceptions.
  • Saturday – Guard Championship / Jazz Band Frisco Arts in the Square

Reminders…

In the March-April Newsletter you will find a list of approved SAT/ACT testing dates for next year.  Following this calendar will help us avoid any testing conflicts.

An OFFICIAL summer band calendar for 2017 available to view on the band website.  Please take special note of our May practices.
Have a wonderful week,

Mr. Holzer

Christian Holzer
Band Director
Lebanon Trail High School

Holzer’s This Week In Band 3/13 – 3/17

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Greetings,

CONGRATULATIONS to our guard once again for a great performance over Spring Break. They keep moving up the leaderboard. Excellent work!!

Leadership materials for next year have gone live on the band website. They are on the protected “music” page. Reach out to a director with any questions on the process. Completed packets are due March 31st.

This Week in Band,

  • Tuesday – Mr. Dixon (U of H, retired) will be working with us in class. / Drum Major Academy
  • Friday – 5th Trip Payment Due!!

Reminders…

In the combined attachment you will find a list of approved SAT/ACT testing dates for next year.  Following this calendar will help us avoid any testing conflicts.

An OFFICIAL summer band calendar for 2017 available to view on the band website.  Please take special note of our May practices.

The most up to date information may be found on the band website/calendar.  Please contact me should you have any questions.

Have a wonderful week,

Mr. Holzer

Holzer’s This Week In Band 2/21 – 2/24

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CONGRATULATIONS to all of our soloists. Beautiful performances Saturday!! Outstanding work!! LT brought home 49 – 1st division medals. This is a tribute to your hard work and dedication. All of LT is proud of you!! In addition, we have 12 students who are state-bound (in musical score order): Aman H., Ivy P., Catherine Z., Sophy L., Chloe L., Shreeka K., Cory S., Ethan B., Joshua C., Riley M., Austin P., Arvind S., and Kyne S.

FROM LTHS
Parent traffic on the back loop is conflicting with bus traffic. This sets up a potential safety hazard. For the safety of our students and drivers, students must be picked up in front of the school until 5PM. We appreciate your help and understanding.
In the combined attachment you will find a list of approved SAT/ACT testing dates for next year. Following this calendar will help us avoid any testing conflicts.

March 1st concert uniforms are due to the school for a cleaning. Gentlemen – this is ONLY coat and pants.

This Week in Band.

  • Friday – Guard competition at CHS. Come out and support!
  • Saturday – Frisco Jazz Festival @ FHS / Guard competition at WHS

Holzer’s This Week In Band 2/13 – 2/17

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FROM LTHS –
Parent traffic on the back loop is conflicting with bus traffic. This sets up a potential safety hazard. For the safety of our students and drivers, students must be picked up in front of the school until 5PM. We appreciate your help and understanding.

The 4th Spring Trip Payment is due Friday.
In the combined attachment you will find a list of approved SAT/ACT testing dates for next year. Following this calendar will help us avoid any testing conflicts.

March 1st concert uniforms are due to the school for a cleaning. Gentlemen – this is ONLY coat and pants.

  • This Week in Band,
    Monday – Worley accompanist during school. Wenck accompanist after school.
  • Tuesday – Worley accompanist during school.
  • Thursday – Rodriguez accompanist after school.
  • Friday – Jazz Band @ Smith. Rodriguez accompanist during school. 4th Trip Payment Due.
  • Saturday – UIL Solo Festival @ Plano East HS (separate email was sent with info).

Reminders…

  • The sectional/jazz band schedule is on the website.
  • A PRELIMINARY summer band calendar for 2017 available to view on the band website. This is no means finalized, but can give you an idea of what camp will look like for planning purposes.

Mr. Holzer

Holzer’s This Week In Band 2/5 – 2/10

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Incredibly proud of all of our students for an OUTSTANDING Mid-Winter Concert.  Beautiful music comes from the heart and you displayed the highest level of artistry through this performance.  Thank you to all for the many hours spent practicing and perfecting your music.  Concerts are the ultimate group effort and you gave 110%.

In this link Newsletter and Testing Dates you will find a list of approved SAT/ACT testing dates  for next year.  Following this calendar will help us avoid any testing conflicts.

As you receive your solo originals, please number the solo and accompaniment parts in pencil, and turn in the accompaniment to your director ASAP so we can give it to the accompanists to practice.  Solos may be ordered from www.penders.com and www.jwpepper.com.

This Week in Band,

  • Monday – Mr. Merrill (Duncanville, SMU) will be with us in class.  Worley Accompanist during school.
  • Tuesday – Worley Accompanist during school.
  • Thursday – Wenck accompanist after school.
  • Friday – Rodriguez accompanist during school
  • Wed.-Fri.-Directors will be away attending the TMEA convention.  Please remember to be professional and treat the substitutes with kindness.  Band can be tough to cover with all the students involved.  We want them to return when we need them!

Reminders…

The sectional/jazz band schedule is on the website.

A PRELIMINARY summer band calendar for 2017 available to view on the band website.  This is no means finalized, but can give you an idea of what camp will look like for planning purposes.

Newsletter attached.  The most up to date information may be found on the band website/calendar.  Please contact me should you have any questions.

Have a wonderful week,

Mr. Holzer

 

Holzer’s This Week in Band 1/23 – 1/27

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  • Monday – Parent Orientation 5:30-6:15 pm. Band shirt, jeans and tennis shoes.
  • Thursday – Guard preview night at LTHS – 8:15 pm.
  • Saturday – Our Winter guard’s VERY FIRST performance ever!!

Reminders…

The sectional and jazz band schedule is on the website.

A PRELIMINARY summer band calendar for 2017 available to view on the band website. This is no means finalized, but can give you an idea of what camp will look like for planning purposes.

Newsletter attached. The most up to date information may be found on the band website/calendar. Please contact me should you have any questions.
Have a wonderful week,

Mr. Holzer

Holzer’s This Week in Band 1/17 – 1/20

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New to the calendar – Rising Freshman Orientation, Monday, Jan. 23 from 5:30-6:15 pm at LTHS. Band shirts, jeans and tennis shoes. Please let me know if you have a conflict ASAP.

This Week in Band,

  • Tuesday – Jazz Band and sectionals begin again. Please see band calendar for specific dates/times.
  • Wednesday – 3rd Trip Payment is due.
  • Thursday – Pep Rally during activity period. Wear your GREEN band shirt.
  • Thursday-Friday – All Region Clinic/Concert for those who made a region band. Please refer to info page in your region folder.