Forney Band Newsletter and Membership Information

Newsletter august 2nd, 2020

It’s finally HERE! Full summer band begins on Monday, August 3rd starting at 7am sharp!

The rehearsal schedule for the week of Aug 3 - 7 will be 7am to 10:30am each day. Leadership will stay until noon.

Please complete your BAND REGISTRATION before arriving tomorrow!

If you are coming to rehearsal tomorrow for the first time, fill out this form before arrival.

See the VERY IMPORTANT rehearsal procedures below:

Revised Summer Band Calendar is posted below:

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Week of July 27th

July 27-29 | Leadership and Percussion - 9am to noon; Guard- 7-10:30am

July 30-31 | Leadership, Guard, Percussion, Upperclassmen (optional) - 6:30pm-9pm

Week of August 3rd

Aug 3-7 | Full Band - 7am - 10:30am each day!

Week of August 10th

Aug 10 - 14 | Full Band - 7am - 10:30am each day!

Full Summer Band Camp

Be sure to bring your water jug filled with ice water to each rehearsal!

Wear sunblock, cap or hat, athletic shoes, light colored clothing, and BRING YOUR INSTRUMENT EACH DAY

Rehearsals will be held outdoors - please plan on dropping off your student at the rehearsal lot. The band hall will be closed except to leadership and percussion that have been screened on site.

Summer Color Guard Dates

July 20 - 24 | Full Guard | 8am - 12pm; 1pm - 5pm

The color guard is a vital part of the Forney Band. Through this group, high levels of visual artistry and emotion are conveyed to audiences around the state and country.

Auditions take place in the spring of each school year. Contact our guard director/coordinator Mr. Snead.

Summer Percussion Dates

June 25 - 27 | All Percussionists | 8am - noon; 1 - 5pm

July 20 - 24 | All Percussionists | 8am - noon; 1 - 5pm

The Forney Percussionists are an important section of the marching band and compete as a Drumline throughout the fall and winter. All student percussionists from Warren are included in the group as they move up to Forney. Contact percussion director Mr. Warren for more details.

Leadership Team Dates

July 27, 28, 29 | Leadership Camp | 9am - noon at FHS

July 30 - 31 | Leadership Camp | 6:30pm - 9pm at FHS

The Leadership Team is a vitally important group of students who, through an intensive audition and interview process, won their perspective servant leadership positions.

The purpose of the leadership team is twofold:

1 - To SERVE the band and its student members

2 - To LEARN lifelong leadership principles

Stay Connected

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This is mandatory for all band students.

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HONOR from within



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