Upcoming Events

AHS Band Registration - May 2nd
  • 8am-2pm
  • Minimum $75 due
  • AHS Band Hall
AHS Band Banquet May 16th - Tickets on sale NOW
  • $35 April 20-May 8th; $45 May 11-15th
  • Mon/Wed/Fri outside band hall; Tues/Thur mall area during lunches
  • Checks made payable to MGP Band Boosters; CAN use CHARMS credit
  • All Band/Guard fees must be paid in full before you can purchase a ticket or attend the banquet
  • Seniors are free but must tell the table you are going
AHS Band Concert - May 14th 6:30pm

AISD Showcase (Solos & Ensembles perform) - May 21st 6-8pm

Student Leader Training May 22nd & 23rd (All student leaders 2015-2016)

Letter Jacket sizing/ordering - May 26th after school in band hall

Graduation (1st & 2nd band performing) May 29th

State Solo and Ensemble May 30/31 UT Austin

Marching Band June Camp 2-5
  • 7am-Noon
  • 2nd Band Fee payment due - $75
  • All Winds, Percussion, and Guard
  • Bring water, sunscreen, instrument, equipment, wear workout clothes/shoes

Indoor Drumline @ WGI World Championships


Congratulations to the Indoor Drumline for advancing to the Semi-Finals round of World Championships.  They ended up 16th in World Class – only 1 away from making finals (0.375 points away)!!!  This is absolutely amazing and we are so proud of them!
 
They were also featured several times on the Fox 45 Dayton news station!  Of the hundreds of Drumlines there they featured ours!!!  Check out the link below to see the interviews:
 



UIL HS Band Results

Congratulations to all 3 bands at UIL Concert and Sight reading!!!  They did an amazing job!!!

1st Band - Straight ones in concert & sight reading
2nd Band - Straight ones in sight reading
3rd Band - Straight ones in concert and sight reading

2015-2016 AHS Band Registration

All students who will be in the Azle HS Band next year must attend this registration (if you have a conflict please contact a director)

Saturday, May 2nd @ AHS Band Hall
  • Incoming Freshman - 8am-10am
  • Sophomores - 10am-11am
  • Lunch Break 11am-Noon (no registrations at this time)
  • Juniors - Noon-1pm
  • Seniors 1pm-2pm
  • If you have multiple students, come at one time that works best for you
  • Minimum $75 due toward $300 band fee (if you are only doing concert band the total fee is $150) Checks made payable to AHS Band.  Debit/Credit accepted.

Incoming Freshman Band Parent Meeting

April 23rd 7:00pm in the band hall
Have all your questions answered about what being in the MGP is all about! 
We will talk marching band, concert band, fees, fundraisers, calendar, volunteers, and more!

Get your taxes done AND help the MGP!!!


For every NEW client the MGP will earn $20!  (a new client is anyone who didn't use HR Block LAST YEAR, even if they did in year's past)

Take the flyer and give to your HR Block professional.  It doesn't matter if you are getting a refund or have to pay!

Please pass this on to friends and family across the country.  Our goal is $10,000 (500 referrals)!

Click here for the flyer

All-State Band Results


History has been made this weekend!  FOUR Azle Band students have made the Texas All-State Band.  This is the highest individual achievement a band student can earn and takes over 5 months of dedicated work to achieve.  This achievement will most definitely earn them college scholarship money for the future.

Congratulations!! We are so proud of you!!

Mackenzie Austin, Bb Clarinet
Jacob Derting, Trombone
Brady Carlson, Trumpet
Grace Villalpando, Alto Clarinet

Area Students audition in Abilene

Congratulations to the following students for making Area.  They will travel to Abilene to audition for the All-State Band January 9-10.

Top Row: Mackenzie Austin, Jacob Derting, James Carrizosa, Dawson Tetts, Devon Oliver, Brady Carlson, Savannah Shafer, Matt Derting
Bottom row: Grace Villalpando, Gabby Martinez, Lydia Bazan
 

Not receiving Band emails?

Make sure you email address is correct in your CHARMS account.  I get many emails returned because of old or misspelled email addresses.  Log in to your student's CHARMS account to update email, phone, & mailing information:

www.charmsoffice.com
Enter - Parents/Students/Members
School Code - AzleHSBand
Student Area Password - Your Student's School ID # (unless you changed it)
Still having trouble? Email Mrs. Murphy for help.

Circus Show is Success at BOA and Birdville Competitions

Congrats to the MGP on their success at the BOA and Birdville Marching Contests!  2nd place in their class at BOA.  2nd place in their class at Birdville, plus Most Outstanding General Effect, Most Outstanding Percussion, and Most Outstanding Colorguard.  6th place Overall in Finals against other 5A & 6As.






Jazz Band All Region Congrats!

Congratulations to Brady Carlson, Jacob Derting, and Dawson Tetts on making the All-Region Jazz Band!  Great job and good luck at Area!

AHS Band Box Account

We keep a lot of information electronically so that we save paper and students have easy access to information.  Our AHS Band "Box" Account has itineraries, music, drill, mp3s, six weeks syllabi, and much more! 

Click this link to go directly to our AHS Band Box Account:
https://app.box.com/s/chwoa0zxppucs1zdo6z3

The best thing to do is to sign up for a FREE Box account - www.box.com
1. Sign up for a free account
2. Then after being logged in - click on the link above and click +Join Folder to get updates
3. LASTLY, you can download the Box app to your smart phone/iPad and login to always have access to our folder.
(you have to follow the step in order and make sure you join the folder to have it connected to your account)

Band Text Messages

SIGN UP TO RECEIVE TEXT MESSAGE UPDATES:
  1. Sign up to receive text messages about important MGP info.
  2. Text the code below to this phone number - 469-208-4473
  3. You will receive a confirmation text back and be asked to text your name to complete the signup.
  4. To UNSUBSCRIBE: Text "unsubscribe @code" to stop texts from a specific class; Text "stop" to unsubscribe from ALL classes.