UPDATED ANNOUNCEMENTS AS OF 4/18/16
Drum Major Auditions will be held on Tuesday, April 18 after school. Contact Ms. Heustis for details.
The Color Guard Showcase originally scheduled for Friday, May 6 has been cancelled. Final grade for color guard will be based on skills testing completed in the remaining weeks of the school year.
Spring Concert Time Change: The Spring Concert on Tuesday, May 10 will begin at 7:30 PM not 7:00 PM. The Boosters will still be holding the pre-concert Sonoran hot dog dinner and bake sale (donations appreciated).
Middle School Students: Interested in Auditioning for the Marching 100?
Bring your instrument and a piece of music that shows how well you play; prepare a chromatic scale, concert Bb, and Concert F scales; brief sight reading. More information here. Percussion students: Get drum audition parts here, mallet audition parts here.
Jazz Band will be rehearsing after school on Tuesdays, from 3:30 to 5:00 PM. A performance is planned at the Spring Concert.
An important email message was sent Monday, April 11, containing information for Band members and Band parents. If you did not receive this email, please send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the email distribution list. The text of the email is also available here. Mark your calendars!
Check the Google Calendar for updated rehearsal times and dates. Some upcoming dates to remember:
Apr 18: Drum Major Auditions
May 3: Band Booster Meeting - Officer elections, 16-17 budget approval, Knights of Columbus Raffle adult fundraiser tickets and payments due
May 10: Spring Concert and pre-concert Sonoran hot dog dinner and bake sale
May 13: U of A Eller Convocation performance
May 25: Graduation/last day of school
Jul 2016: Band Camp (exact dates TBD, most likely the last full week in July) Volunteers needed - contact Maria Frieden
Aug 4: First day of school
Opportunities to earn extra credit or make up grade credit: Attend outside ensemble musical performances and earn credit (various dates and times). Click here for more info. Note: Tax credit payment should now be made through the new TUSD online payment portal here (please do not use the previous payment method available through TUSD Stats). Payments for tax credit, fine arts fees or yearbooks should only be made through this site or in the finance office. At registration all students should have received a yellow flyer with instructions. Contact the THMS Finance Office at 225-5043 if you have questions. We welcome Ms. Lucy Huestis as the Marching 100 Band Director, and Mr. Dean Moore as Assistant Director for 2015-16. Click here for a letter of introduction from Ms. Huestis. Also, please read over the updated Marching 100 Band Handbook here. If you have questions for Ms. Huestis, please email her at Lucy.Huestis@tusd1.org. In order for you to receive email updates we ask that you please register for marching band online. You can register by visiting the Online Registration Page of the website.