SBMS Band Updates

Beginners and Symphonic Band:


Happy New Year SBMS Band Family! I hope each of you had a great holiday. We are excited to welcome you back tomorrow!

Upcoming Dates:

World’s Finest Chocolate Fundraiser will begin on Tuesday, January 18th. This fundraiser is to offset the cost of the Spring Trip to Typhoon Texas in May. More information on the field trip will go out in April.

Friday, January 28th– Fine Arts Picture Day during class. Wear your band uniform.

Saturday, February 19th– Solo and Ensemble Contest at SBMS from 9 am- noon. This is a MANDATORY performance for all students. Please wear your concert attire.

Monday, March 28th– All school-owned instrument payments due in full.

Saturday, May 14th– Spring Trip to Typhoon Texas

Tuesday, May 17th- Spring Concert at 6:30 pm in the BHS Performing Arts Center


Wind Ensemble Updates:


Happy New Year SBMS Band Family! I hope each of you had a great holiday. We are excited to welcome you back later this week

Sectionals will NOT meet this week. We will set a schedule in class and begin again next week on Monday, January 10th. I will let you know ASAP once the schedule is finalized. As always, sectional rehearsals are REQUIRED, so please let me know if there is ever a conflict.

On Friday, January 21st there will be a mandatory AFTER SCHOOL rehearsal until 5:30 pm. We will be paying a clinician to come in and work with the band in preparation for UIL Contest.

World’s Finest Chocolate Fundraiser will begin on Tuesday, January 18th. This fundraiser is to offset the cost of the Spring Trip to Typhoon Texas in May.  More information on the field trip will go out in March.

Looking Ahead-

Friday, January 28th– Fine Arts Picture Day during class. Wear your band uniform.

Friday, February 4th– Region Jazz Band auditions (Jazz Band only)

Thursday, February 17th- Pre-UIL Contest, 6 pm @ BHS PAC. This is a MANDATORY performance for students and open to all parents/family.

Saturday, February 19th– Solo and Ensemble Contest at SBMS from 9 am- noon. This is a MANDATORY performance for all students.

Friday, February 25th– Clinic after school until 5:30 pm with Mr. San Luis. This is a MANDATORY rehearsal

Tuesday, March 1st5:30-7 pm Clinic at BHS PAC with Mrs. Williamson. This is a MANDATORY rehearsal.

Monday, March 28th– All school-owned instrument payments due in full.

Tuesday/Wednesday March 29/30- UIL Contest at Midway High School during the school day.. Parents and Chaperones are encouraged to attend. This is a MANDATORY performance/field trip.

Mrs. Sara Wiley
Band Director
South Belton Middle School
(254) 215-3059

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