Varsity Band (5th Period) Schedule

7th & 8th Grade Varsity Band Schedule

     ALL events are required unless marked ‘Optional’ and should not be missed.

**Events marked ** require a 2.0 gpa and no more than 1 F.


August 18:       Handbook agreements due back


August 25:        All yellow forms due back – filled out, signed, and notarized. 


Aug. 21-25:       Uniform fitting during class (Need parent volunteers!!!)


September 1:    Band Fees due (see page 3 of the handbook for more information)


Sept. 21 & 22:  **Combined Bands Show practice @HHS Stadium.  Meet there @ 7:00 am

                        Take instruments home Wed. & Thurs. to bring to HHS.  Bus back by 2nd period.


September 22:  **Combined Bands Show @ H.S. game half-time  

                        -Instruments and uniforms will be sent home after school on Mon., Sept. 18

                        -Meet at the HHS Band Room at 6:00pm in uniform with instruments and music!

                        -Return to HHS Band Room after the game; your parents can pick you up there.

                        -Uniforms need to be returned Monday morning. 


October 10:      Highland Bands Fundraiser - vital to our program


November 3:    **Sign up Deadline:  District Honor Band tryouts; Optional; $5 fee


December 9:     **District Honor Band Auditions – @ Clovis High School.  Departure time TBA

                                    (Optional; must sign up by Nov. 9)


December 12:   Highland Bands Concert 7:00 p.m. Tydings Auditorium (9 weeks test grade)


February 2-3:  **District Honor Band Clinic & Concert (in Uniform) @ Hobbs H.S.

                                    (If selected through audition)


February 9:      **Sign up Deadline: Solo with accompaniment @ Hobbs Solo Festival; $5 fee

                                    (Playing a solo is required.  Playing with a piano accompaniment is optional)


March 2:          Hobbs Solo Festival Fees due

                                    Solo fee: $3 due March 2          Solo fee w/ accompaniment: $5 was due Feb. 9


March 12-14     **Junior High Bands Clinic TBA (2 periods per day)

March 14         ** PreContest Concert in Uniform @ 6:30pm Tydings Auditorium

March 21         **District Concert & Sight-reading Festival in Uniform @ Tydings Auditorium in Hobbs.

April 14:          Hobbs Solo Festival


April 26:           Highland Bands Concert 7:00 p.m. Tydings Auditorium (9 weeks test grade)



Varsity Band Handbook

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