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Posted in Uncategorized on March 3, 2019
Tuesday March 5th-Symphonic Band
Practice in the band hall 1st and 2nd period. Load trailer and change into uniforms.
10:00am Depart for Canton High School
11:00am Warm up
12:30pm Load up and return to Kemp
1:30pm Unload, hang up uniforms, eat lunch.
The cafeteria will cook school pizza for us at lunch. Those who do not wish to have pizza may have their own lunch that you have brought to school that morning. We will return to class after you are done eating.
Wednesday March 6th-Honor Band
Practice in the band hall 1st. Load trailer and change into concert blacks.
9:00am Depart for Canton High School
10:00am Warm up
11:30am Load up and return to Kemp
12:30pm Unload, hang up uniforms, eat lunch during “B” lunch. We will return to class after you are done eating.
Posted in Uncategorized on February 4, 2019
Posted in Uncategorized on January 29, 2019
SOLO AND ENSEMBLE SATURDAY FEB. 2nd
We will be meeting at the high school band hall at 6:00am this Saturday for Solo and Ensemble Contest. Please be on time and make sure you have had breakfast.
Student need to be dressed in appropriate contest performance clothing and must follow the dress code. Nice dress/blouse/dress pants for the ladies. Slacks/dress pants/button down and tie or polo shirt for the guys.
We will be at Old Mesquite High School like usual.
300 E Davis St, Mesquite, TX 75149
Performances start promptly at 8:00am and run through the 10:00am hour. Hopefully, all scores will be in our hands by 11:00ish and we would be home around noon to 1:00pm. If there is any change, we will send out a Remind Text.
Parents may check out their children if they have finished with their performances if they wish. They must check out in person with their child face to face with a director. Mr. Christy will be on hand to do so. Please see that you have his cell number.
There will be concessions at the contest site. I would urge the students to have enough money for snacks and lunch as this can be a long day of waiting.
Students may bring a change of clothes for after their performance. Again, it must be dress code.
Posted in Uncategorized on January 14, 2019
2018-2019 Region Clinic and Concert
Clinic Dates: January 18-19, 2019
Clinic Site: Canton High School
Friday-Bring food money for lunch-$20 should be enough. Normal school clothes. We will leave at the end of first period. We’ll be back home around 6:00pmish.
Saturday-meet at HS at 7:30am. Normal clothes. JH, bring nice dress clothes to change into for concert. HS bring concert blacks for performance.
All concerts are free to the public. Parents/Family-we ask that you attend to hear your students’ performance and then you may check them out after they are done.
10:00-12:00 – MS Rehearsal at Canton Junior High
10:00-12:00 – HS Rehearsal at Canton High School
12:00-1:45 – MS Lunch (On Your Own)
12:00-2:00 – HS Lunch (On Your Own)
1:45-4:45 – MS Rehearsal
2:00-5:00 – HS Rehearsal
9:00-12:00 – MS/HS Rehearsal
(HS Concert Band on Stage/HS Symphonic Band in Band Hall)
9:15 – Directors Meeting
12:00-12:30 – MS Lunch provided by region
12:30 – MS Change into Concert Attire
1:00 – MS Bus to HS for Concerts and gather in Commons area
12:00-1:00 – HS Lunch provided by region
1:00 – HS Change into Concert Attire
1:30 – HS Report to Auditorium
1:30 – MS Concert band on stage, MS Symphonic band in large band hall
2:00 – MS Concert Band Concert
2:30 – MS Symphonic Band Concert
3:00 – HS Concert Band Concert
3:30 – HS Symphonic Band Concert
Posted in Uncategorized on January 7, 2019
For those going to area auditions…we will be meeting at the band hall at 6:45am to load up to head to Argyle High School this Saturday the12th. You need to bring food money for the day…concession stand while we are there and enough for a nice sit down meal after we are done. We will be back around late afternoon/early evening depending on how quickly tryouts go.
Posted in Uncategorized on December 13, 2018
Merry Christmas Everyone! Kemp Band Christmas Concerts are here! All concerts are in the high school auditorium and begin at 6:00pm.
We are taking donations of baked goods, crafts, etc. to auction off as part of our annual Band Booster Christmas Auctions during the concerts. Please bring your item to the school before the concert or concerts of your choice. Thank you for supporting the kiddos!
Make sure you are getting all the remind updates. These include what to wear, times to meet, things to bring, etc. If you need to get on remind for your student’s band, please look at the info under the appropriate tab at the top of the website or call the school and a director can help you. 903-498-1334 for JH, 903-498-9234 for HS
6th Grade-Dec 13th
High School-Dec 17th
7th/8th Grade-Dec 18th
Posted in Uncategorized on December 4, 2018
Erica McGill-7th chair Symphonic Band-Percussion
Posted in Uncategorized on November 30, 2018
All Region students will head to the band hall after 6th period and load the trailer and bus.
Bring money for concession stand money. School dress code is in effect.
Auditions will be at Mabank High School and will last from 3:30 to 10ish/11ish.
Your parents may check you out after your audition is complete if you wish. Parents must check out their student through Mr. Christy for visual confirmation and text for digital record. Otherwise, students will remain with us until all members have auditioned.
Posted in Uncategorized on November 19, 2018
Hey we go! The next round of Playoffs is this week. Here are the details we know
Friday Nov. 23rd.
We are playing Atlanta ISD. We are the “Home” team.
Tyler Rose Stadium.
Make sure you have your band shirt (or playoff shirt if you have one), band shorts, black socks…just like any other game.
8:00am Band Hall open. Get dressed out in bibbers quickly.
8:30am Short warm up before send off.
9:00am Send off for the team…load trailer immediately after send off is over.
9:30amish Load buses and depart.
11:00amish Arrive in Tyler and eat lunch.
11:30am unload and get ready for game.
12:30pm Game starts
2:00pmish Halftime performance: Either on our own playing stand tunes to both side or combine with Atlanta-plans are yet to be determined.
4:00pmish Game ends. Pack up and head home.
5:30pmish Arrive back in Kemp, unload and go home.
We will post updates on Remind.
Posted in Uncategorized on November 13, 2018
The first playoff game will be this Thursday at Royse City High School at 7:00pm.
700 FM 2642, Royse TX 75189
Students will need their band shorts, black socks and can wear either their band shirt or a playoff shirt if they bought one.
Wear thermals…IT’S GOING TO BE COLD. Gloves, beanies, coats…bring them…wear them.
Band hall will be open after school. Call time is 4:30pm to dress out in uniform (not wearing our band hats) and load the trailer. We’ll depart round 5:15pm.
Bring your 5 dollars for meal deal.
Should be home before midnight…updates will be posted on remind text service.