TMEA Region Band Information

REGION 29 6A & Freshman ALL-REGION BANDS


Students,

Congratulations on your acceptance into the TMEA Region 29 All Region Band. Your hard

work and dedication have earned you this prestigious honor that will culminate with your

performance in the annual Region Clinic and Concert. You have earned the unique opportunity

to combine with the finest musicians the region has to offer to rehearse and perform with the

superb conductors chosen from across the state.

Please review the dates and times below so that you may successfully fulfill your obligations in

the Region 29 High School All-Region Band:

Wednesday, April 13th – Taft High School

1:30 PM to 4:30 PM


● Freshman Band – Meet in A2 Band Hal or stagel


6 pm – 9:00 pm


● 6A 1st Band – Meet on stage

● 6A 2nd Band – Meet in A1 Band Hall

BREAK AS NEEDED


Thursday, April 14th – Taft High School

9:15 am – 12:00 pm


● 6A 1st Band – Meet in A1 Band Hall

● 6A 2nd Band – Meet on stage

● Freshman Band – Meet in A2 Band Hall

BREAK AS NEEDED


12:00pm – 1:30pm – Lunch

6A 1st band

1:30pm – 5:00pm Rehearse in A1 Band Hall, then take time for dinner and get

dressed for an 8:00 pm concert. Call time is 7:15pm.


6A 2nd Band

1:30 – 4:00pm Rehearse in A2 Band Hall, then take time to dress for a 7:00pm

concert (it may be a good idea to pack snacks for this period of

time). Call time is 6:15pm.


Freshman Band

1:30 – 4:00pm Rehearse on stage, then take time to dress for a 6:00pm concert (it

may be a good idea to pack snacks for this period of time). Call

time is 5:30.

Clinicians for the region bands are as follows:

6A 1st band - Prof. Jerry Junkin- Director of Bands at University of Texas at Austin

6A 2nd band – Dr. Daniel Belongia- Director of Bands at Arkansas Tech University

Freshman band – Mr. Ferd Vollmar- retired, University of Texas at Austin, Incarnate Word

Coordinators for the ensembles are as follows:

6A 1st band, The Brennan HS Band Staff

6A 2nd band, The Warren HS Band Staff

Freshman band, The Clark HS Band Staff

**PLEASE COME PREPARED TO REHEARSALS WITH YOUR INSTRUMENT,


MUSIC WITH NUMBERED MEASURES AND A PENCIL**


Concert attire is each student’s home campus concert attire.

Percussion students: you must provide your own sticks/mallets/accessory instruments, snare

drums, cymbals, and bells (including suspended cymbals and all stands for snares and cymbals).

Only timpani, bass drum, marimba and xylophone will be provided.

Brass students must provide their own mutes.

Congratulations once again! Your families, teachers and the community look forward to hearing

you perform in the concert.


Musically yours,

Dr. Andrew Lee Tucker

TMEA Region 29 Band Chair

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