The Honor Band is a non-varsity band made up of 7th and 8th grade students. Membership is determined by audition, academic eligibility history, and overall performance history. The Honor Band performs at most concerts and compete in UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Evaluation. Additional performances may include one or more festivals, are encouraged to participate in the TMEA All-Region tryouts, and our annual solo recital. Members of the Honor Band are expected to maintain passing grades, attend all sectionals, and attend all performances. In addition, they are are strongly encouraged to participate in private lessons.
Sectional Schedule Nov. 11th - Dec.
Tuesdays: Low Brass & Low Woodwinds
Wednesday during class: Trombones
Thursdays: Flutes & Oboe
Fridays: Saxophones & French Horns
IMPORTANT HONOR BAND DATES:
November 6: Cookie Dough Fundraiser Kick Off!!
November 8: Region Band Clinic & Concert* - Clinic at CLIS; Concert at CLHS
(For those who made the Region Band)
November 15: Chick-fil-A Day!
November 20: Cookie Dough Fundraiser Forms Due
December 11: Winter Concert* – 7:30 p.m. Symphonic/Honor Bands; dress uniform
December 13: Chick-fil-A Day!
January 18: Clear Brook Mega Band Day* @ Brook HS – Required for all Brook-bound 8th graders
January (TBD): Clear Lake Mega Band Day* @ Lake HS – Required for all Lake-bound 8th graders
January 24: Chick-fil-A Day!
February 11: Solo Recital*-Sym. Band & Honor Band required*- evening performance; time TBA
February 21: Band lock-in! – all WIS Band students are invited; 6:00p.m.-10:00p.m.
March 20: Chick-fil-A Day!
March 17-18: Pre-UIL Concert/Sight-Reading*; at UH-Clear Lake Campus; Time/Date: TBD
March 26-27: UIL Concert/Sight-Reading* at McAdams JH: Honor; date/time TBA
May 2: Spring Trip: Fiesta Texas San Antonio, TX (All 7th/8th grade band students are welcome!)
May 6: Spring Concert* – 7:30 p.m., Symphonic/Honor; band t-shirt
May 18: Begin auditions for band placement for 6th & 7th graders* – during school
June 8-12: Stars & Stripes Band Camp!